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Real Boxing on PS Vita Enters the Ring September 17th for $9.99

Jan Chichlowski's Avatar + Posted by Jan Chichlowski on Jul 29, 2013 // Brand Manager, Vivid Games

Update: Real Boxing now confirmed to launch on September 17th in the United States.

Here at Vivid Games we do like a fight. The art team is terrible at making teas and coffees – so that often ends in fisticuffs. The sound guys are always making too much noise – and with the recent warm weather that’s meant we’ve been extra grumpy, so often their racket has ended in a punch-up. And as for the management team? Well they are often throwing their weight around – so the rest of us really enjoy punching them in the face.

Real Boxing on PS Vita

Not in real life, obviously. Fortunately, as the developer and publisher of Real Boxing, we’re able to settle any disputes we have in the virtual ring. And we’re really excited to reveal that you guys will be able to do the same on PS Vita on September 17th, for $9.99.

As the name suggests, Real Boxing is a boxing simulation game where you’ll create a boxer and take him on a journey from amateur to pro. There are also a multitude of other modes and features including multiplayer so you can touch gloves remotely with friends. There will also be regular tournaments based on leaderboard rankings, so there’s always a new challenge ahead. Boxing games seem to be rather few and far between, so we’re really proud to be bringing the first console styled boxing simulation to PS Vita – the sport is the purest form of one-on-one combat, making this a highly strategic type of game.

Real Boxing on PS Vita

Real Boxing on PS VitaReal Boxing on PS Vita

Real Boxing is powered by the Unreal Engine 3, so it certainly looks the business (we’re slightly biased, I know, but hopefully you’ll agree). It allows us to really make you feel every bone-crunching blow, see every drop of sweat and spatter of blood just like a real boxing match, just without actually getting hurt because trust me, that bit is no fun. Your boxers are completely customizable too. You can choose from of a range of hairstyles, tattoos, boots and stats to make the character all your own from the laces up.

We’d like to quickly thank Sony, who has been incredibly supportive. It has been a pleasure to work with PS Vita’s tech to make Real Boxing look and feel everything we want it to. We’re really chuffed with it, and I hope you guys like it. With any luck, I may be able to go a few rounds with you when the game comes out.

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+ Strongtent on July 30th, 2013 at 10:54 pm said:

The punching animations to me, did not look fluid; more arcade-ish. Ready to Rumble comes to mind.

I might pick it up for 10.


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+ hazelcabug on July 31st, 2013 at 12:47 pm said:

it cost only 1$ on my samsung s3. But on vita it’s 10$? no thanks…


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    + Jan Chichlowski on August 7th, 2013 at 3:51 am said:

    The 0.99 $ price is a summer sale. It is fair to say that the iOS/Android price is between 0.99 and 4.99 $. We do not rule out price changes in the future and this includes VITA version.


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+ Gantz9sect36 on July 31st, 2013 at 6:10 pm said:

@ SILO-5

Man I thought I was the only one who felt that way about Victorious Boxers! Both “ippos road to glory” and “Fighting spirit” are indeed the greatest boxing games ever made. You gotta check out the anime as well its also great.


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+ Vivid_Games on August 2nd, 2013 at 2:39 am said:

Hi All,

Indeed the VITA version is more expensive. However the VITA version is not just a simple port of the mobile version. It gives you much more content when compared to the mobile e.g.:

• New modes/features
• The multiplayer, online and ad-hoc with a brand new tournament mode/system, exclusive to Vita.
• Vita specific controls such as tilt and touch controls and Near functionality

• No in-app purchases, all areans are unlocked

• Better graphics – the Vita version looks much better with enhanced shaders, lighting, character models

• The new controls really make the game feel new and different and allows much more depth to the fighting

The Vita version is the best version of Real Boxing. It has much more content so more customisation options, better enemy AI, more gameplay options (such as multiplayer), better combo system, deeper fighting …
We believe it is worth the advertised price.

Hope this clarifies.

Jan Chichlowski
Vivid Games S.A.


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+ ohh_soo_saucyyy on August 4th, 2013 at 12:19 am said:

HEY EVERYBODY this is OHH SOO SAUCYYY CLAN IF YOU WOULD LIKE JOIN MY CLAN MESSAGE ME WE ONLY DO VITA TOURNAMENTS LIKE COD BLACK OPS DECLASS AND BURNING SKYS AND OTHERS IF YOU WANT TO JOIN A ME AS A FRIEND OR MESSAGE ME OK


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+ arkofdan on August 27th, 2013 at 7:07 pm said:

I have been waiting for this game, and today I am checking the store, it was updated and no sigh of this gams. That is so sad


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+ drgofpmdawn on August 28th, 2013 at 7:18 am said:

Its august 28th where the hell is real boxing for vita?IM SICK AND TIRED OF SONY LYING TO US AND TREATING VITA LIKE THEY DID THE PSP GO!!!!MAKE PS VITA GAMES A PRIORITY AND MEAN WHAT YOU SAY!!!! THE GAME WAS SUPPOSED TO COME OUT YESTERDAY DAMMIT!!!! WHERE IS IT SONY?


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+ kunvince on August 28th, 2013 at 7:24 am said:

where is Real Boxing, where is this game??? please respond with answers!!!


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+ drgofpmdawn on August 28th, 2013 at 7:30 am said:

attention Jan from vivid games, please make a bald hairstyle that actually doesn’t show hair on the head of the boxer please. dont cheat your customers, I already own the game on my htc one.


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+ drgofpmdawn on August 28th, 2013 at 7:31 am said:

JUST LIKE ISAID SONY IS SCREWING OVER VITA OWNERS AGAIN!!! WE SHOULD PAWN OUR GAMES AND GO BUY THE NVIDIA SHEILD


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+ kunvince on August 28th, 2013 at 7:34 am said:

where is this game??!! i need answers Sony!!!


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