Makes it to the bell
by Jon Mundy 23/11/2012
Product: Real Boxing
Developer: Vivid Games
Publisher: Vivid Games
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Fighting, Simulation
There's real boxing and there's Hollywood boxing.
Real boxing is a frequently cagey, slow-burning affair with the occasional calculated flurry of activity.
Hollywood boxing sees a wide-open Rocky and a seven-foot Russian taking it in turns to hit one another, like some kind of all-contact tennis match.
Real Boxing the game falls somewhere in between.
In our preview we likened Real Boxing to Infinity Blade, and that comparison certainly bears out.
Real Boxing looks and plays nicely, but flawed countering and training systems unbalance a promising beat-'em-up
©2013 Steel Media Limited
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