Tyson to Star in New EA Game

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 11, 2009 1:21 PM CDT
Tyson to Star in New EA Game
A screenshot of "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!" is seen in this YouTube frame grab.

EA has a new poster boy: Mike Tyson. The infamous boxer will adorn the cover of Fight Night Round 4 alongside Muhammad Ali and will be a playable character within, Silicon Alley Insider reports. As the star of Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out! for the original Nintendo, Tyson was once the face of video-game boxing. Then he was convicted of rape and took a bite out of an opponent’s ear. Chances are, nostalgic gamers won’t care. (More Mike Tyson stories.)

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