While the game's graphics are extremely slick, featuring dead-on renders of some of raps biggest stars, the PS2 version of the game does suffer from the occasional bit of odd frame drops. The drops appear random and don't seem to be connected to what's happening on screen or how many fighters are present.
The controls also suffer from occasionally drops in functionality. Multiplayer is the only other disappointment, allowing for up to four to pound on each other on the same screen, but not supporting online play at all. Despite the occasional glitch and lack of online play, Def Jam: Fight for New York is an excellent fighter that manages to revive a dying genre without needing to recreate it. Browse games Game Portals. Tekken Tag Tournament. All Guide Install PS4.
Houlab, Iamasuperbeast, jacky. Ganja, King. Ghidorah, lordkramdar, Massamo, Master. Home Blog Community About Contact. However, whenever a fighter is not losing health, their consciousness meter will recover up to the maximum current physical wellness.
When a fighter's consciousness is lowered to a very low point, the entire health bar will turn red. This indicates that the fighter is in danger of being knocked out. Knocking out an opponent in danger requires the use of strong hits, Blazin' Moves, and environmental moves such as slamming an opponent into the wall, or achieving a double team move with a crowd member, or using a weapon like a pipe, a bottle, a wooden bat, a shovel, etc.
It is possible to knock out an opponent by beating down their while their physical wellness remains very high. As a fight wears on, physical wellness will eventually fall low enough that when a fighter's consciousness recovers to the physical limit, it is still too low to turn green.
This is sometimes known as permanent danger, meaning a fighter is permanently in danger of being knocked out. Additionally, each fighting style has a unique way to knock out opponents in danger: streetfighters can attack with a strong punch; wrestlers can perform a strong grapple; kickboxers can complete a kick-combo; submission experts can force the enemy to submit with grapples; and martial artists can perform flying attacks.
The game's story mode follows the narrative of an unknown, player-created fighter, who is fighting his way through the New York Underground. Winning matches rewards the player with cash, which can be used in shops to buy clothes which include famous clothes lines such as Reebok , Phat Farm, Air Jordan , and even rapper Sean Combs clothing line, Sean John and many other clothing lines.
As well as clothes, the fighter can get haircuts, tattoos, and jewelry from Jacob "The Jeweler" Arabo , as well as Development points, which can be used at the local gym, run by Henry Rollins , to increase the character's skills, or to purchase and set up new Blazin' Moves and up to two additional fighting styles. Winning matches also unlocks clubs and the fighters defeated, as well as their Blazin' Move, and often the jewelry they may wear.
The game features 67 playable characters, including real-life hip hop artists signed to Def Jam at the time, as well as original characters. The game takes place immediately after Def Jam Vendetta.