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* ShoutOut: Riley Durden and Dying Joe are obvious [[Expy Expies]] of the main leads of Film/FightClub, but not only that. They are also members of the Boxing Club.


* RuleOfCool: It ''looks'' like your typical boxing game... until you use special attacks, where some fighters will use [[KiAttack beams, fireballs, electricity]], guns, and brutally illegal and limb-breaking moves that can become so epic that they ''[[BattleAmongstTheFlames set the ring on fire]]''.

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* RuleOfCool: It ''looks'' like your typical boxing game... until you use special attacks, where some fighters will use [[KiAttack [[KiManipulation beams, fireballs, electricity]], guns, and brutally illegal and limb-breaking moves that can become so epic that they ''[[BattleAmongstTheFlames set the ring on fire]]''.


Cruz Brothers is an indie fighting game on {{UsefulNotes/PS4}} about Igor and Felipe Cruz who enlist Marcus Luz, a former champion of the Traditional Pride Fist, as their coach to finally make it as professional boxers instead of bartenders who do occasional fight clubbing. However the Boxing Club leaders wants a cut of their success and the Sons of Subversions, a vicious biker gang, are happy to assist them in making the brothers take dives.
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Cruz Brothers [[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/cruz_brothers.png]]
''Cruz Brothers''
is an a FightingGame by the indie fighting game [=DCF=] Studio, first released on [[UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer PC]] in 2017, and ported to {{UsefulNotes/PS4}} the following year.

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about Igor and Felipe Cruz who enlist Marcus Luz, a former champion of the Traditional Pride Fist, as their coach to finally make it as professional boxers instead of bartenders who do occasional fight clubbing. However the Boxing Club leaders wants a cut of their success and the Sons of Subversions, a vicious biker gang, are happy to assist them in making the brothers take dives.
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* TrashTalk: Marcus is not a fan of it and calls Igor out about him getting cocky. He also tells Felipe to not copy his own behavior when confronting the Sons of Subversion about his pupil Rian's murder. Some characters indulge in it in-fight.

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* TrashTalk: Marcus is not a fan of it and calls Igor out about him getting cocky. He also tells Felipe to not copy his own behavior when confronting the Sons of Subversion about his pupil Rian's murder. Some characters indulge in it in-fight.in-fight.
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* AsHimself: The titular Cruz brothers, Felipe and Igor, as well as Marcus Luz, Gabriel Ribeiro and Cláudio Coelho, are real Brazilian jiu jitsu fighters whose likenesses appear in the game. Academia Nobre Arte and Academia Delfim, the boxing academies founded by Cláudio and Gabriel, respectively, also appear as groups relevant to the game's story.

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* AsHimself: The titular Cruz brothers, Felipe and Igor, as well as Marcus Luz, Gabriel Ribeiro and Cláudio Coelho, are real Brazilian jiu jitsu UsefulNotes/BrazilianJiuJitsu fighters whose likenesses appear in the game. Academia Nobre Arte and Academia Delfim, the boxing academies founded by Cláudio and Gabriel, respectively, also appear as groups relevant to the game's story.


* LaughingMad: Dying Joe and Riley. One of their move is to arch their backs backward laughing to taunt and counter any attack.

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* LaughingMad: Dying Joe and Riley. One of their move moves is to arch their backs backward laughing as a way to taunt and counter any attack.


* AsHimself: The titular Cruz brothers, Felipe and Igor, as well as Marcus Luz, Gabriel Ribeiro and Cláudio Coelho, are real Brazillian jiu jitsu fighters whose likenesses appear in the game. Academia Nobre Arte and Academia Delfim, the boxing academies founded by Cláudio and Gabriel, respectively, also appear as groups relevant to the game's story.

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* AllBikersAreHellsAngels: The villainous Sons of Subversion motorcycle club are treated as this. This may be a nod to the Brazilian "Abutre's" outlaw gang.
* AsHimself: The titular Cruz brothers, Felipe and Igor, as well as Marcus Luz, Gabriel Ribeiro and Cláudio Coelho, are real Brazillian Brazilian jiu jitsu fighters whose likenesses appear in the game. Academia Nobre Arte and Academia Delfim, the boxing academies founded by Cláudio and Gabriel, respectively, also appear as groups relevant to the game's story.story.
* BattleAmongstTheFlames: This can happen to all stages if you land enough super moves.



* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: You would think a manager that goes by Greasy Jim makes you doubt his character but no, the Brothers are fine with him. [[spoiler: Then Felipe get disqualified during the championship match because someone put plast in his glove.]]
* LaughingMad: Dying Joe and Riley. One of their move is to ark backward laughing to taunt and counter any attack.

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* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: You would think a manager that goes by Greasy Jim makes you doubt his character character, but no, no; [[TooDumbToLive the Brothers Cruz brothers are fine working with him. him]]. [[spoiler: Then This causes Felipe to get disqualified during the championship match because someone put plast in somebody rigged his glove.boxing gloves with plaster.]]
* LaughingMad: Dying Joe and Riley. One of their move is to ark arch their backs backward laughing to taunt and counter any attack.



* ReformedCriminal: Noble Arte's students are bums from Brazil that Cláudio reformed by making them noble boxers instead of petty criminals, like Faust and Mad Dog used to be. [[RealLifeWritesThePlot This is also the intention of Academia Noble Arte in real life]].
* RuleOfCool: It ''looks'' like your typical boxing game... until you use special attacks, where some fighters will use [[KiAttack beams, fireballs, electricity]], guns and simply brutal moves that set the ring on fire.

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* ReformedCriminal: Noble Arte's students are bums from Brazil that Cláudio reformed by making them noble boxers instead of petty criminals, like Faust and Mad Dog used to be. [[RealLifeWritesThePlot This is also the intention purpose of Academia Noble Arte in real life]].
* RuleOfCool: It ''looks'' like your typical boxing game... until you use special attacks, where some fighters will use [[KiAttack beams, fireballs, electricity]], guns guns, and simply brutal brutally illegal and limb-breaking moves that can become so epic that they ''[[BattleAmongstTheFlames set the ring on fire.fire]]''.


* SplitPersonality: Riley Durden and Dying Joe, in an obvious ShoutOut to Film/FightClub. Even the game can change their names mid fight if you pick one them. In story mode people treats it as just a quirk between them.

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* SplitPersonality: Riley Durden and Dying Joe, in an obvious ShoutOut to Film/FightClub. Even the The game can change even changes their names mid fight at random if you pick one them. In story mode the story, people treats treat it as just a quirk between them.


* AsHimself: The titular Cruz brothers, Felipe and Igor, as well as Marcus Luz, Gabriel Ribeiro and Cláudio Coelho, are real Brazillian jiu jitsu fighters whose likenesses appear in the game. Academia Nobre Arte and Academia Delfim, the boxing academies founded by Cláudio and Gabriel, respectively, also appear as one of the groups relevant to the game's story.

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* AsHimself: The titular Cruz brothers, Felipe and Igor, as well as Marcus Luz, Gabriel Ribeiro and Cláudio Coelho, are real Brazillian jiu jitsu fighters whose likenesses appear in the game. Academia Nobre Arte and Academia Delfim, the boxing academies founded by Cláudio and Gabriel, respectively, also appear as one of the groups relevant to the game's story.


* ReformedCriminal: Noble Arte's students are bums from Brazil that Cláudio reformed by making them boxers instead of petty criminals, like Faust and Mad Dog used to be. [[RealLifeWritesThePlot This is also the intention of Academia Noble Arte in real life]].

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* ReformedCriminal: Noble Arte's students are bums from Brazil that Cláudio reformed by making them noble boxers instead of petty criminals, like Faust and Mad Dog used to be. [[RealLifeWritesThePlot This is also the intention of Academia Noble Arte in real life]].


* TheAce: Miguel Dee and Pau Khau are champions of their division, gameplay-wise they are LightningBruiser who'll vanish on their opponent in a thunder clap.

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* TheAce: Miguel Dee and Pau Pekho Khau are champions of their division, gameplay-wise they are LightningBruiser who'll vanish on their opponent in a thunder clap.


* AsHimself: The titular Cruz brothers, Felipe and Igor, as well as Marcus Luz, Gabriel Ribeiro and Cláudio Coelho, are real Brazillian jiu jitsu fighters whose likenesses appear in the game. Academia Nobre Arte and Academia Delfim, the boxing academies founded by Cláudio and Gabriel, respectively, also appear as one of the groups relevant to the game's story.



* FlashStep: The Delfim fighters' specialty. Especially Pau who will vanish during his rush and ultimate attack.
* GoodOldFisticuffs: While most fighters are BoxingBattler using gloves or tape, the Sons of Subversion and the Boxing club are simply brawlers unafraid to use kicks or even use guns.
-->'''Mr.Mayhem:''' Now you will learn what street boxing is. Bitch!
* KneeCapping: Tray has two stun moves where he'll shoot his opponent's knee. Trevor has a similar move but he simply kick the shin so it breaks.

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* ExtremityExtremist: Apart from the few fighters who go against the rules of boxing by using kicks or weapons, you will generally only see fists flying from the characters.
* FlashStep: The Delfim fighters' specialty. Especially Pau Khau, who will vanish during his rush and ultimate attack.
* GoodOldFisticuffs: While most fighters are BoxingBattler [[BoxingBattler Boxing Battlers]] using gloves or tape, the Sons of Subversion and the Boxing club Club are simply brawlers unafraid to use kicks or even use guns.
-->'''Mr. Mayhem:''' Now you will learn what street boxing is. Bitch!
is, [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch bitch]]!
* KneeCapping: Tray has two stun moves where he'll shoot his opponent's knee. Trevor has a similar move but he simply kick kicks the shin so it breaks.



* RedOniBlueOni: Felipe is the older serious brother but he has the same taste in women and boxing than the more extroverted Igor, who is a BoisterousBruiser through and through.
-->'''Igor:''' Wake up gangsta!
* ReformedCriminal: Noble Arte's students are bums from Brazil that Claudio reformed by making them boxers instead of thief and gang banger.
* RuleOfCool: It looked like your typical boxing game until you use special attacks, where some fighter will use KiAttack, guns and simply brutal moves that set the ring on fire.
* SplitPersonality: Riley Durden and Dying Joe, obvious shout-out to Film/FightClub. Even the game can change the name mid fight if you pick one them. In story mode people treats it as just quirky.
* TrashTalk: Marcus is not a fan of it and reprimand Igor hard about him getting cocky, he also tells Felipe to not copy his own behavior when he confronted the Sons about his pupil and friend Rian's murder. Some characters indulge in it.

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* RedOniBlueOni: Felipe is the older older, serious brother brother, but he has the same taste in women and boxing than the more extroverted Igor, who is a BoisterousBruiser through and through.
-->'''Igor:''' Wake up up, gangsta!
* ReformedCriminal: Noble Arte's students are bums from Brazil that Claudio Cláudio reformed by making them boxers instead of thief petty criminals, like Faust and gang banger.
Mad Dog used to be. [[RealLifeWritesThePlot This is also the intention of Academia Noble Arte in real life]].
* RuleOfCool: It looked ''looks'' like your typical boxing game game... until you use special attacks, where some fighter fighters will use KiAttack, [[KiAttack beams, fireballs, electricity]], guns and simply brutal moves that set the ring on fire.
* SplitPersonality: Riley Durden and Dying Joe, in an obvious shout-out ShoutOut to Film/FightClub. Even the game can change the name their names mid fight if you pick one them. In story mode people treats it as just quirky.
a quirk between them.
* TrashTalk: Marcus is not a fan of it and reprimand calls Igor hard out about him getting cocky, he cocky. He also tells Felipe to not copy his own behavior when he confronted confronting the Sons of Subversion about his pupil and friend Rian's murder. Some characters indulge in it.it in-fight.


Cruz Brothers is an indie fighting game on PS4 about Igor and Felipe Cruz who enlist Marcus Luz, a former champion of the Traditional Pride Fist, as their coach to finally make it as professional boxers instead of bartenders who do occasional fight clubbing. However the Boxing Club leaders wants a cut of their success and the Sons of Subversions, a vicious biker gang, are happy to assist them in making the brothers take dives.

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Cruz Brothers is an indie fighting game on PS4 {{UsefulNotes/PS4}} about Igor and Felipe Cruz who enlist Marcus Luz, a former champion of the Traditional Pride Fist, as their coach to finally make it as professional boxers instead of bartenders who do occasional fight clubbing. However the Boxing Club leaders wants a cut of their success and the Sons of Subversions, a vicious biker gang, are happy to assist them in making the brothers take dives.


* TheAce: Miguel Dee and Pau Khau are champions of their division, gameplay wise they are LightningBruisers who'll vanish on their opponent in a thunder clap.

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* TheAce: Miguel Dee and Pau Khau are champions of their division, gameplay wise gameplay-wise they are LightningBruisers LightningBruiser who'll vanish on their opponent in a thunder clap.



* CasanovaWannabe: Felipe's pick up line are kind of lame as Marcus points out.

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* CasanovaWannabe: Felipe's pick up line lines are kind of lame as Marcus points out.



* KneeCapping: Tray has two stun move where he'll shoot his opponent's knee, Trevor has a similar move but he simply kick the shin so it breaks.

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* KneeCapping: Tray has two stun move moves where he'll shoot his opponent's knee, knee. Trevor has a similar move but he simply kick the shin so it breaks.



* RuleOfCool: It looked like your typical boxing game until you use special attacks, where some fighter will use KiAttack, guns and simply brutal move that set the ring on fire.

to:

* RuleOfCool: It looked like your typical boxing game until you use special attacks, where some fighter will use KiAttack, guns and simply brutal move moves that set the ring on fire.


* TheAce: Miguel Dee and Pau Khau are champions of their division, gameplay wise they are LightningBruisers who'll vanish on their opponent in a thunder clap.



* GoodOldFisticuffs: While most fighters are BoxingBattler using gloves or tape, the Sons of Subversion and the Boxing club are simply brawlers unafraid to use kicks or even guns.

to:

* GoodOldFisticuffs: While most fighters are BoxingBattler using gloves or tape, the Sons of Subversion and the Boxing club are simply brawlers unafraid to use kicks or even use guns.



* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: You would think a manager that goes by Greasy Jimmy makes you doubt his character but no, the Brothers are fine with him. [[spoiler: Then Felipe get disqualified during the championship match because someone put plast in his glove.]]

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* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: You would think a manager that goes by Greasy Jimmy Jim makes you doubt his character but no, the Brothers are fine with him. [[spoiler: Then Felipe get disqualified during the championship match because someone put plast in his glove.]]



* PlayingWithFire: Azazel and Spider use fireballs.



* ReformedCriminal: Noble Arte's students are bums from Brazil that Gabriel reformed by making them boxers instead of thief and gang banger.

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* ReformedCriminal: Noble Arte's students are bums from Brazil that Gabriel Claudio reformed by making them boxers instead of thief and gang banger.


Cruz Brothers is an indie fighting game on PS4 about Igor and Felipe Cruz who enlist Marcus Luz, a former champion of the Traditional Pride Fist, to finally make it as professional boxers instead of bartenders who do occasional fight clubbing. However the Fight Club leaders wants a cut of their success and the Sons of Subversions, a vicious biker gang, are happy to assist them.

to:

Cruz Brothers is an indie fighting game on PS4 about Igor and Felipe Cruz who enlist Marcus Luz, a former champion of the Traditional Pride Fist, as their coach to finally make it as professional boxers instead of bartenders who do occasional fight clubbing. However the Fight Boxing Club leaders wants a cut of their success and the Sons of Subversions, a vicious biker gang, are happy to assist them.them in making the brothers take dives.



* CasanovaWannabe: Felipe's pick up line are kind of lame as Marcus points out.



* GoodOldFisticuffs: While most fighters are BoxingBattler using gloves or tape. The Sons of Subversion and the Fight club are simply brawlers unafraid to use kicks or even guns.

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* GoodOldFisticuffs: While most fighters are BoxingBattler using gloves or tape. The tape, the Sons of Subversion and the Fight Boxing club are simply brawlers unafraid to use kicks or even guns.



* KneeCapping: Tray has two stun move where he'll shoot his opponent's knee, Trevor has a similar move but he simply kick the shin so it breaks.



* LaughingMad: Dying Joe and Riley. One of their move is to ark backward laughing to and counter any attack.

to:

* LaughingMad: Dying Joe and Riley. One of their move is to ark backward laughing to taunt and counter any attack.



* ReformedCriminal: Noble Arte's students are bums from Brazil that Gabriero reformed by making them boxers instead of thief and gang banger.
* RuleOfCool: It looked like your typical boxing game until you use special attacks, where some fighter will use KameHadoken, guns and simply brutal move that set the ring on fire.

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* ReformedCriminal: Noble Arte's students are bums from Brazil that Gabriero Gabriel reformed by making them boxers instead of thief and gang banger.
* RuleOfCool: It looked like your typical boxing game until you use special attacks, where some fighter will use KameHadoken, KiAttack, guns and simply brutal move that set the ring on fire.



* TrashTalk: Marcus is not a fan of it and reprimand Igor hard about him getting cocky, he also tells Felipe to not copy his own behavior when he confronted the Sons about his pupil's murder. Some characters indulges in it though.

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* TrashTalk: Marcus is not a fan of it and reprimand Igor hard about him getting cocky, he also tells Felipe to not copy his own behavior when he confronted the Sons about his pupil's pupil and friend Rian's murder. Some characters indulges indulge in it though.it.

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