EA and Def Jam today confirmed that Def Jam Vendetta II has officially been renamed Def Jam Fight For NY. Currently in development under the EA GAMES brand, Def Jam Fight For NY features more than 40 of the most well-known artists and personalities in hip-hop today, including Busta Rhymes, Carmen Electra, Lil’ Kim, Ludacris, Method Man, Redman, Sean Paul, Slick Rick, Snoop Dogg, and many more.
The Company Line:
The ultimate hip-hop fueled fighting game, Def Jam Fight For NY challenges players to step into the shoes of a ruthless street fighter battling for control of New York’s hip-hop underground. The game features an all-new fighting engine including weapons, interactive environments, and five unique fighting styles that can be combined to form dozens of customized hybrid styles for the ultimate edge on the streets.
Def Jam Fight For NY will be published and distributed by EA for the PlayStation 2 console, Xbox, and GameCube. The game is being developed by EA Canada in conjunction with Japan-based AKI Corporation for a scheduled ship in September 2004.
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News source: Happy Puppy