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BBC plans FightBox game

On PC, PS2 and GBA.

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Image credit: Eurogamer

BBC Multimedia is planning to launch a multi-format game based on the much maligned FightBox TV/game crossover programme, showcasing the best of the FightBox warriors created by members of the public and recreating its tournament structure on PC, PS2 and Game Boy Advance.

Due out on February 6th, the game, developed by the BBC's in-house studio Gamezlab, allows competitors to design and build a personalised warrior, enter the FightBox arena and face off against deadly Sentients, and a variety of challenges testing the limits of strength, endurance, dexterity and collision detection.

With the show allegedly costing the BBC a whopping amount of money each time they run it, bosses will be hoping this videogame recreation is a success. Oh well, they've certainly got the advertising in place...

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