New Def Jam Fight Game Teased

When Def Jam Vendetta hit the scene for PlayStation 2 and GameCube in 2003, it gave fans what they had been clamoring for. It was a spiritual successor to the infamous N64 wrestling games, most notably WWF No Mercy. Vendetta spawned a sequel in Def Jam: Fight for NY that was well received. And now,  a new Def Jam Fight game may be being teased by the music publsiher themselves.

It started on June 29th when Def Jam Recordings’ Twitter page posted a “hypothetical”. “Who’d you like to see on the cover if this game made ac omeback?” The publisher than posted PS4 boxart of the Def Jam Vendetta cover with the artist blacked out:

The teases continued yesterday. Def Jam Recordings’ Twitter account again posted a graphic which posited a question: “Which one would you wanna see next?” The account then listed 4 cities that could conceivebale be locales to set a potential reboot in; Def Jam: Fight for ATL, Def Jam: Fight for LA, Def Jam: Fight for CHI and Def Jam: Fight for MIA:

We have no way of knowing if Def Jam is just trolling fans or if they are actually gearing up to make a reveal of a new Def Jam Fight game. Fans of the iconic AKI Corporation wrestling titles are surely hopping for the latter.

Just as a “hypothetical” list of possible fighters a new Def Jam Fight game could feature, here’s the list of current artists signed to the label. Boy, imagine some of these fights:

  • 070 Shake
  • 2 Chainz
  • Alessia Cara
  • Alesso
  • Amir Obé
  • August Alsina
  • Axwell Λ Ingrosso
  • Beau Young Prince
  • Bibi Bourelly
  • Big Sean
  • Bobby Sessions
  •  Common
  • DaniLeigh
  • Dave East
  • Desiigner
  • Earl St. Clair
  • Elijah Blake
  • Fabolous
  • Fanny
  • Fetty Luciano
  • Jadakiss
  • Jahkoy
  • Jeezy
  • Jeremih
  • Jesse Boykins III
  • Jhené Aiko
  • Juelz Santana
  • Justin Bieber
  • Kanye West
  • Kids See Ghost
  • Logic
  • Nas
  • Payroll & Cardo
  • Pusha T
  • Pvrx
  • Q-Tip
  • Suzi Wu
  • Teyana Taylor
  • TJ Porter
  • Toni Braxton
  • Valee
  • Vince Staples
  • YG
  • YK Osiris