Though there appears to be only two or three degrees of damage, seeing your defeated opponent's mug as the battle develops is fun too, if you're Salvador Dali. Needless to say though, plenty of improvement is needed if EA is to have another (ugh) franchise on its hands. If the difference between the respective Fight Nights is anything to go by, gamers might be pleasantly surprised. Trouble is, they will have to wait until 2012 or so to see the fruit of upcoming work. Back to the drawing board, then.