Punch Club Review: Be a Part of a Fight Club
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Punch Club is a street fighter game, made in the spirit of the cult fighters of the 1990s. The protagonist in childhood witnessed the death of his father and was separated from his brother, and his only way out was fighting. Download Punch Club and powerlevel your character, making difficult moral choices, getting to know different people, and fighting with other fighters. The release date of the game is January 8, 2016.
Punch Club game is a great combination of the style of 16-bit games, the spirit of the fighters of the 1980s, and the old-school hardcore gameplay where you have to count and plan a few steps forward. But at the same time, it is still a modern project, looking more like a very expensive and right remaster, rather than the brainchild of the time.
The Punch Club gameplay repeats the synopsis of almost every second action movie of the 1980s – a tragedy and the subsequent path to success. Happy childhood ends when the boy witnesses the murder of his own father. A lonely policeman takes up an orphan for upbringing, and a few years later the boy turns into a muscular young man. He trains in his garage, eats frozen pizza, and occasionally earns money at a construction site.
According to the Punch Club review, you shouldn’t expect the combo and super moves in the usual sense. Do not think that quick reaction will help you against strong opponents. The game is rather a strategy, manager, tycoon, or simulator. Instead of learning the combinations, you will have to count your finances and plan your workouts. Instead of analyzing match-ups, you will need to choose the style of combat and tactics. Instead of direct participation in the fight, you will watch from the sidelines.
In Punch Club, you cannot control the battle itself – only what affects its outcome such as physical training and a set of techniques that the character will use in a fight. During fights, the player remains outside the ring in the first row of the audience. No direct control. The battle is divided into rounds, between which you can make minor adjustments to the behavior of a fighter.
Replay Value: 4
Punch Club is not a fighting game. But still, its replay value is very high. It’s a real tycoon that has an unusual topic. The game is a simulator of an uncomplicated and attractive life of a street fighter. There will be a lot of action in the game that will attract your attention for hours.
The Bottom Line
Punch Club is a mixture of the cultural heritage of recent decades. It is flavored with humor, full of soul and fan-filled fuse. If you are over 25, you will definitely enjoy this game. However, if you’re younger, you’re also welcome. There’s enough for everyone here.
This is an exciting game that costs only $9.99 and is definitely worth buying. Already 10 days after the release, the game earned its first million dollars..
Pros : A really high-quality tycoon on an unusual topic;
An exciting and thoughtful gameplay;
Many references and hints;
A real celebration of nostalgia.
Cons : The monotony of the worktrainingfight cycle;
If you are under 20, then the main charm of Punch Club will pass by you.
Replay Value 4.0
Average : 4.0
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