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Gaming’s most satisfying uppercuts

Injecting a bit of realism into fights doesn’t mean they have to be any less satisfying when it comes to the crunch of knuckles on jawbones, as the ultra-technical (and ridiculously fun) Fight Night series taught us. Pulling off an uppercut as a knockout move here gives you a slow-motion, multi-angled view of the hit, as your glove’s impact sends ripples through your opponent’s face (and a good amount of spit, sweat and blood flying in all directions).

We could just show you a few more pictures of this, but that wouldn’t do it justice. And if you haven’t played the Fight Night games, then you really need to see it in action: