Super Punch-Out In Fight Night 2 Confirmed

Electronic Arts and Nintendo announced today that the popular boxing title, Super Punch-Out!! for the SNES will be included exclusively in the Nintendo GameCube version of Fight Night Round 2.

We grew up as fans of the Punch-Out!! series that delivered hands-down, the best boxing gaming experience of its time,” said Kudo Tsunoda, executive producer, EA Chicago. “Now we’re offering Nintendo GameCube gamers double the boxing excitement with one of the best sports titles of the past as well as the most realistic and knuckle-clenching boxing game of today with Super Punch-Out!! and EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 2. This is the ultimate match-up.

Players will also be able to unlock Little Mac from Super Punch-Out!! to duke it out with more than 30 real world boxers featured in EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 2.

The Punch-Out!! series defined boxing video games,” says George Harrison, Nintendo of America’s senior vice president of marketing and corporate communications. “We have a new contender in the ring that’s changing the face of boxing games. What better way to introduce our Nintendo gamers to EA SPORTS Fight Night Round 2 than allowing gamers to experience two boxing franchises that have had the most impact in this sports genre from the beginning of boxing games to now.”

Fight Night Round 2 wil be avaible to buy on March 1st 2005