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Gaiden the Ring: Def Jam: Fight for NY

You know what's a good as hell game? Def Jam: Fight for NY is a good as hell game. So let's play this good as hell game!

Wrestling is about telling stories. Those stories are usually very stupid. Here are some of them.

Feb. 5 2020

Cast: Vinny, Alex, Mike

Posted by: Abby

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Def Jam: Fight for NY

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All videos should include a clip of Vinny trying to sing Old Town Road.

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I thought this was by Aki

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@brainscratch: Er, Alex *also* likes rap and wrestling. He is, after all, the one who produced and uploaded this video.

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This is a blast, thank you Alex!

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I mean the game is Fight for NY, GBeast is in NY... it's a match made in I<3NY

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Man, I forgot just how huge the original XBox was. That thing is a brick.

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Kratos is in this game? Wow. A hidden gem.

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#FLTG

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This rules.

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idk this game doesn't seem good.

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EA Sports Big mastered the steroid body-type.

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As someone who isn't even really into either rap music or wrestling, this game is extremely good. One of my most played PS2 games. The character creator, different fighting styles and story paths lent well to replaying it multiple times.

Good stuff! Glad you guys featured it in this video.

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Vinny is a treasure.

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Super nostalgic watching this, one of the top 5 games of my childhood. And I didn't even like rap or wrestling back then! Great feature guys.

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LILZERKX (stylized) is a ruthless son of a gun.

I need to see how this wraps up.

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i've missed this series! glad to see it back

also: MASS ALEX 3 WHENNNN

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One of my fears after Dan left was that Mahardy wouldn't come around anymore, so glad I was wrong

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I love/miss this game. It absolutely RULED the first apartment I lived in in college. We all had our own characters and storylines going, we ALL laughed at the "Clean Cut" voice option, and we all IMMEDIATELY banned "Submission" style for being straight-up BUSTED.

My guy Dantizzle was RIDE-OR-DIE for LYFE!!!

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Brad is so funny in this.

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Greetings, fellow street fighters. I am hard.

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i almost lost my drink when vinny said "i'm wanna pin you so bad, my dick is hard"

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I have that same Rolo Tomassi shirt Alex is wearing. Excellent mathcore band that's only gotten better over the years. Their last album might be my favorite release of the past few years.

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They made the perfect, "Gentlemen, I assure you I am not a law enfo- I mean, dudes I ain't no cop, a'ight? Now please detail the location and scheduled meeting time of the illegal fighting/gambling/vice club." kinda guy.

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Total Distortion is off the wall??? Does that mean more game play is imminent?

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So good. What a nostalgia trip; must have pumped dozens and dozens of hours into this game. The character creator was especially hilarious to see again. Some of my favourite GB content in the past little while.

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This is easily one of my favorite game's ever. I had a blast playing this with my friends for hours on end fighting each other and trying to unlock the characters

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man the beginning was a straight rip off of fast and furious when brian and dom get back to the house party. "whos this guy! he kept me outta handcuffs blah blah blah"

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I played so much of this game as a kid. I played it again a bit a few months back and it still holds up. It's a lot of fun. Glad to see this feature because this story mode is hilarious. Some of the environmental things later in the game get pretty gruesome.

I wish we could get a time machine and kidnap that 2002-2006 era of EA when they put out all these batshit games like this, NFS Underground, the Street sports games, and so on. All of them were so much fun. We need more games like that.

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I hear that Danny Trejo is one of the very nicest guys in Hollywood, in case you all wanted to be an even bigger fan of his

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I also love wrestling, rap music, and Henry Rollins! Also AKI games. This game is incredible, been playing it recently and glad (if a little surprised) to see it get some love on GB

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This game deserves more love

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This was a great stream.

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I look forward to watching, this good as hell game.

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That snuck in "What a way... to come back" killed me, thanks Mahardy

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Good stuff! Thanks, guys.

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I played this game back in the day on my PS2. Def Jam Vendetta was more of a wrestling game, but I liked this one even more for the different venues and features, just improving on what was there. Really fun and funny stream. Mahardy sounding a little like Beavis.

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@rocketskates: Honestly one of the best games on the system, and I owned 120 games for the xbox.

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I remember making multiple characters with different style combinations in this game on my Xbox. To date, one of the few titles where I actually went through the effort of doing that multiple times. I was a big fan of wrestling games from AKI and a huge fan of hip-hop, so when this came out and improved upon Vendetta, I was hooked from the start.

Really disappointed with Icon. It was decent, I guess, for what it was trying to be (something totally different), but I really wanted a (then) next-gen Def Jam game in this style so bad.

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@rocketskates: It's my personal favourite AKI engine game. It's actually really good.

Of course, looked at another way, I suppose if you never liked the AKI games, this game is just a very fleshed out one of those.

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Surprised they didn't notice that leader dude is voiced by Chris Judge, aka new Kratos.

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@kof98 said:

I hear that Danny Trejo is one of the very nicest guys in Hollywood, in case you all wanted to be an even bigger fan of his

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Machete Kills film and 40s!

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I would love to see Jeff, Business Dave, and Jan play this game.

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Yay, my son lives on !

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This is it, this is the god damn thing that made me sign up for Premium. Def Jam, Navarro, Vinny, Abby and Mahardy. God damnit.

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Jacob the Jeweler laundered money for the Black Mafia Family. He went to federal prison!

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@casse1berry: Your post made me look up when both came out because I felt certain Def Jam came first and then I saw The Fast and the Furious came out in 2001 and it made me feel crazy old so thanks for nothing.