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Facebreaker gets release date

Facebreaker gets release date

Boxing clever in September.

Electronic Arts has confirmed to Eurogamer that new boxing title Facebreaker will be out this autumn.

Facebreaker is in development for PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii. As Johnny reported in his preview last month, it's an arcade fighter with cartoony visuals and a sense of humour. See for yourself by checking out the videos on the gamepage.

News emerged this morning that Facebreaker has been given a September 5th release date in the US. An EA spokesperson has since confirmed to Eurogamer, "It will be the same in Europe."

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Heads will roll.

The world of sport is full of well-known faces that have, over the course of a reckless career, been battered, bent, chipped, chinned, mashed and mangled well beyond Mother Nature's original design. Footy defenders, rugger buggers and, of course, boxers all proudly wear their disfigurements as if they'd wandered into a plastic surgeon's office clutching a photo of Sloth out of The Goonies.