According to ESRB, this game contains: Animated Violence, Mild Language 

Parents, this is a respectful and serious recreation of the sport of boxing. If youre child loves boxing, this title may have gameplay problems, but its still probably your best bet if you want a realistic simulation of the sport (complete with bloody cuts and illegal low blows). Otherwise, if you prefer the sport with more cartoonish violence and antics, go to the Ready 2 Rumble series.

Serious boxing (simulation) fans as usual dont have much choice. Lucky for them Knockout Kings 2001 isnt that bad in terms of gameplay, and the roster of boxers is simply to die for. Theres still plenty of room for improvement in the series and many will probably wish EA Sports took the game much further than a few scant modes and options.

Fans of Street Fighter 2-style competitive fighters will probably want to stay away from this one. The action is rather slow paced and requires a great deal of patience.

Chi Kong Lui

Chi Kong Lui

In the 1980s, Chi grew up in small town on the outskirts of New York City called Jackson Heights. Latino actor, John Leguizamo referred to the town as the "melting pot of the world," and while living there, Chi was exposed to many diverse cultures, as well as a bevy of arcade classics such as Pac-Man, Space Ace, Space Harrier and Double Dragon. Chi's love of videogames only seemed to grow as his parents finally caved and bought him an 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System (after being the only kid in the block without one). In the 1990s, Chi finagled his way into the prestigious Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts.

Somewhere between all the gaming, Chi some how managed to finish high school and get into the New York Institute of Technology. At the same time, Chi also interned at Virtual Frontiers, an Internet software consultancy where he learned the ways of HTML. Soon after acquiring his BFA, Chi went on to become the lead Web designer of the Anti-Defamation League. During his tenure there, Chi was instrumental in redesigning and relaunching the non-profit organization's Web site.

Today, Chi is the webmaster of the American Red Cross in Greater New York and somehow managed to work through the tragic events of September 11th without losing his sanity. Chi considers his life's work and continues to be amazed that the web site is still standing after the recent dotcom fallout. It is his dream that will accomplish two things: 1) Redefine the grammar of videogames much the same way French film critic Andre Bazin did for the art of cinema and 2) bring game criticism to the forefront of mainstream culture much the same way Siskel & Ebert did for film criticism.
Chi Kong Lui

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