|Fight Night Round 2|
|Platform(s)|| PlayStation 2|
|Release date|| NA February 28, 2005|
PAL March 18, 2005
JP September 1, 2005
|Mode(s)||Single player, Multiplayer, Online Multiplayer (PS2, Xbox, North America), Offline|
Fight Night Round 2 is the sequel to Fight Night 2004 and the second installment in the series. It was released in North America on February 28, 2005, PAL on March 18, 2005 and Japan on September 1, 2005. Its successor is Fight Night Round 3.
With Total Punch Control, movement and most maneuvers, including punching, leaning and blocking, are performed with the left or right analog sticks, modified by the left or right triggers. For example, with the default controller configuration, moving the right thumbstick up and to the left will cause the fighter to throw a straight punch with his left hand, while holding down the right trigger while performing the same movement and then holding will cause the fighter to raise his guard to the left side of his head, ready to attempt a parry.
Fight Night Round 2 received "favorable" reviews, moreso than the first game, according to video game review aggregator Metacritic. In Japan, Famitsu gave the GameCube and PS2 versions a score of all four eights, for a total of 32 out of 40.