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Game review
Real Boxing
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
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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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.

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Real Boxing looks and plays nicely, but flawed countering and training systems unbalance a promising beat-'em-up
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 6
Value: 6
Innovation: 6
Overall: 6
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