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WCW/NWO Revenge – Game Genie Review

  After another disappointing WWE Royal Rumble, Mike reminisces about a golden age when there was a competing federation named WCW, who back in 1997 release the best licensed Wrestling game to date at that time WCW/NWO Revenge for the …

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Wrestle Reviews: Hulk Hogan’s Main Event

Wrestle Reviews Hulk Hogan’s Main Event Release 2011 Format Xbox 360 Background Well let me tell you something, dude if you want the best wrestling game in the world brother, then you better make sure you have the Kinect and …

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Wrestle Reviews: WCW Backstage Assault

Wrestle Reviews WCW Backstage Assault Release 2000 Format Nintendo 64  Playstation  Background Man I would loved to have been in the room when this game was pitched, and then approved by the powers that be at EA! WCW Mayhem the …

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Wrestle Reviews: American Tag Team Wrestling

Wrestle Reviews American Tag Team Wrestling Release 1992 Format ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad Amiga Background American Tag Team Wrestling was released in 1992 and while now to newer wresting fans a game focused on tag team wrestling may seem …

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Wrestle Reviews: Title Match Pro Wrestling

Wrestle Reviews Title Match Pro Wrestling Release 1987/89 Format Atari 2600 Atari 7800 Background Despite its popularity in the 1980’s pro wrestling would not make much of an impact on the Atari 2600. When it comes to wrestling games for …

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Wrestle Reviews: WCW/nWo Thunder

Wrestle Reviews WCW/nWo Thunder Release 1998 Format Sony Playstation Background WCW/nWo Thunder was the last WCW video game to be released on the Sony Playstation by THQ. It is a direct sequel to the game WCW Nitro that was released …

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Wrestle Reviews: Def Jam Vendetta

Wrestle Reviews Def Jam Vendetta Release 2003 Format Playstation2 Nintendo Game Cube Background Def Jam Vendetta has a very interesting back story in that EA’s previous wrestling game WCW Backstage Assault (which I will get round to reviewing one day) …

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Wrestle Reviews: WWE 2K14

Wrestle Reviews WWE 2K14 Release 2013 Format Sony Playstation 3 Xbox 360 Background I have waited a while to review this game because I wanted to put some serious time into it before I gave my opinion. WWE 2K14 is …

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Wrestle Reviews: Top 10 Wrestling Games Part 2

Wrestle Reviews Top 10 Wrestling Games Part 2 5-1 Number 5: WCW/nWo: Revenge Nintendo 64 1998 This was the pinnacle of WCW video games, an this was the sequel to the awesome WCW vs nWo World Tour; it simply blew that …

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Wrestle Reviews: Top 10 Wrestling Games Part 1

Wrestle Reviews Top 10 Wrestling Games Part 1 10-6  Today I am not going to review a classic wrestling game instead I thought I would share with you guys what I consider to be the ten best wrestling games of …

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Wrestle Reviews: ECW Anarchy Rulz

Wrestle Reviews ECW Anarchy Rulz Release 2000 Format Sega Dreamcast Sony Playstation Background ECW Anarchy Rulz is the sequel to the less than great ECW Hardcore Revolution (which we have reviewed here on the site) ECW Hardcore Revolution did not …

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Wrestle Reviews: WCW Nitro

Wrestle Reviews WCW Nitro Release 1997 Format Sony Playstation Background Back in the 90’s the WWF and WCW went head to head on Monday nights. WWF had their RAW TV show and WCW had WCW Nitro. For a while WCW …

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Wrestle Reviews: Sgt Slaughter’s Mat Wars

Wrestle Reviews Sgt Slaughter’s Mat Wars Release 1989 Format Commodore 64 Background Sgt Slaughter is one of the all time classic characters in pro wrestling. As a kid I hated Sgt Slaughter and my best memories of him are when …

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Wrestle Reviews: Rumble Roses

Wrestle Reviews Rumble Roses Release 2005 Format Playstation 2 Background Man how could you not feel kind of dirty when you took this game on the counter in your local video game store? If you like hot chicks wrestling in …

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Wrestle Reviews: TNA iMPACT!

Wrestle Reviews TNA iMPACT! Release 2008 Format Xbox 360 Playstation 2 Playstation 3 Playstation Portable Nintendo Wii Background TNA are currently the closest thing that the WWE has to competition. At the very least whether you are a fan or …

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Wrestle Reviews: Giant Gram 2000: All Japan Pro Wrestling 3

Wrestle Reviews Giant Gram 2000: All Japan Pro Wrestling 3 Release 2000 Format Sega Dreamcast Background I have never been a big import gamer if I am honest, but one game that I went out of my way to import …

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Wrestle Reviews: WCW Mayhem

Wrestle Reviews WCW Mayhem Release 1999 Format Sony Playstation Nintendo 64 Background WCW Mayhem was the very first WCW game to be released by EA. EA got the rights to make games based on WCW after THQ who previously made …

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Wrestle Reviews: Showdown Legends Of Wrestling

Wrestle Reviews Showdown: Legends Of Wrestling Release 2004 Format Playstation 2 Xbox Background Showdown: Legends Of Wrestling was the very last wrestling game that Acclaim would put out. Actually it was one of the last video games they would ever …

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Wrestle Reviews: World Championship Wrestling

Wrestle Reviews WCW: World Championship Wrestling Release 1990 Format NES Background WCW was the very first wrestling game to be released under the WCW name. This game was released not that long after the NWA (National Wrestling Alliance) became known …

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Wrestle Reviews: Legends Of Wrestling II

Wrestle Reviews Legends Of Wrestling II Release 2002/2003 Format Sony Playstation 2 Nintendo Game Cube Xbox Game Boy Advance Background Despite the somewhat clunky controls there was still a great deal of fun to be had with Acclaim’s first Legends …

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Wrestle Reviews: The Scorpion King

Wrestle Reviews The Scorpion King Release 2002 Format Sony Playstation 2 Nintendo Game Cube Background “What the hell does this have to do with wrestling?”  The Scorpion King was the first time that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson would be the …

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WWF Super Wrestlemania Review

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Wrestle Reviews: Wrestle War

Wrestle Reviews Wrestle War Release 1991 Format Sega Mega Drive Background Wrestle War is a very interesting game in that for some odd reason it was never released in the USA on the Sega Genesis. Here in the UK it …

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Wrestle Reviews: Tecmo World Wrestling

Wrestle Reviews Tecmo World Wrestling Release 1989-90 Format NES Background Tecmo World Wrestling was one of my favorite games on the NES as a kid. I didn’t actually own this game, but one of my buddies did, and we would …

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Wrestle Reviews: WCW/nWo Revenge

Wrestle Reviews WCW/nWo Revenge Release 1998 Format Nintendo 64 Background I have wanted to talk about this one for awhile. This game to me was the ultimate reason to own a Nintendo 64 back in 1998. Yeah I know that …

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Wrestle Reviews: ECW Hardcore Revolution

Wrestle Reviews ECW Hardcore Revolution Release 2000 Format Sony Playstation Sega Dreamcast Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color Background Acclaim is mainly remembered for their ten year run of making games based on the WWF, and probably after that, it’s their Legends …

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Wrestle Reviews: WCW vs nWo World Tour

Wrestle Reviews WCW VS  nWo: World Tour Release 1997 Format Nintendo 64 Background Here is where it all started! This was THQ’s first of four fantastic American wrestling games to be released on the Nintendo 64. This game was released …

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Wrestle Reviews: Legends Of Wrestling

Wrestle Reviews Legends Of Wrestling Release 2002 Format Playstation 2 Xbox Game Cube Background The ten year relationship that Acclaim had with the WWF in the late 80’s up to 1999 was one of their strongest properties. When they lost …

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Wrestle Reviews: WCW VS The World

Wrestle Reviews WCW VS The World Release 1997 Format Sony Playstation Background WCW vs The World is actually a pretty big mile stone in pro wrestling video games. First of all it was the first WCW video game in a …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 55

History of WWF/E Games Part 55 WWE Presents: Rockpocalypse Release 2013 Format iPad iPhone Android Time to look at the WWE & The Rock joining forces once again. Background The Rock without a doubt is a house hold name these …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 54

History of WWF/E Games Part 54 WWE 13 Release 2012 Format Xbox 360 Playstation 3 Nintendo Wii Time to look at the last WWE game from THQ. Background WWE 13 really is the end of a era, and this is …

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History Of WWF/E Games Part 53

History of WWF/E Games Part 53 WWE Rumblers Release 2012 Format iPad Time to look at a WWE Games that uses WWE action figures Background WWE Rumblers stared life as a toy line by Mattel. These figures are clearly inspired …

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History Of WWF/E Games Part 52

History of WWF/E Games Part 52 WWE Wrestlefest Release 2012 Format iPad iPhone Time to look at a remake of an arcade classic. Background WWF Wrestlefest was an arcade game that was released in 1991 by Technos. The game never …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 51

History of WWF/E Games Part 51 WWE 12 Release 2011 Format Xbox 360 Playstation 3 Nintendo Wii Time to look at the start of a new series. Background WWE 12 THQ claimed was going to be “bigger,badder, better” in pretty …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 50

History of WWF/E Games Part 50 WWE Super Star/SummerSlam Slingshot Release 2011 Format iPad iPhone Time to look at the Angry Birds, but WWE Style. Background WWE Super Star Slingshot was released in 2011, and was the WWE’s take on …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 49

History of WWF/E Games Part 49 WWE Smackdown vs RAW 2011 Release 2010 Format Microsoft Xbox 360 Sony Playstation 3 Sony Playstation Portable Sony Playstation 2 Nintendo Wii Time to look at the last game in the Smackdown vs RAW …

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User Spotlight-TNA Impact Xbox 360 Review

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History of WWF/E Games Part 48

History of WWF/E Games Part 48 WWE All Stars Release 2010 Format Microsoft Xbox 360 Sony Playstation 3 Sony Playstation Portable Sony Playstation 2 Nintendo Wii Nintendo 3DS Time to look at one of the craziest WWE games ever released. …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 47

History of WWF/E Games Part 47 WWE Smackdown vs RAW 2010 Release 2009 Format Sony Playstation 3 Sony Playstation Portable Sony Playstation 2 Nintendo Wii Nintendo DS Microsoft Xbox 360 Time to look at the eleventh game in the series. …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 46

History of WWF/E Games Part 46 WWE Legends of Wrestlemania Release 2009 Format Sony Playstation 3 Microsoft Xbox 360 Time to look at the first WWE licensed Legends game. Background There had been Legends of Wrestling games in the past. …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 45

History of WWF/E Games Part 45 WWE Smackdown vs RAW 2009 Release 2008 Format Nintendo Wii Sony Playstation 2 Sony Playstation 3 Sony PSP Microsoft Xbox 360 Nintendo DS Time to look at one of my favourite games in the …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 44-1

History of WWF/E Games Part 44-Part 1 WWE Smackdown vs RAW 2008 Release 2007 Format Microsoft Xbox 360 Nintendo DS Sony Playstation 3 Sony Playstation 2 Sony PSP Time to look at the first mass platform released game in the …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 43

History of WWF/E Games Part 43 WWE Smackdown vs RAW 2007 Release 2006 Format Microsoft Xbox 360 Sony Playstation Sony PSP Time to look at the first Smackdown to appear on the Xbox 360. Background THQ decided to pull the …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 42

History of WWF/E Games Part 42 WWE Smackdown vs RAW 2006 Release 2005 Format Sony Playstation Sony PSP Time to look at the first Smackdown game to go multi platform. Background By now it was decided that instead of giving …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 41

History of WWF/E Games Part 41 WWE Day of Reckoning 2 Release 2005 Format Nintendo Game Cube Time to look at the last WWE game on Game Cube. Background Work began on WWE Day of Reckoning 2 while the first …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 40

History of WWF/E Games Part 40 WWE Aftershock Release 2005 Format Nokia N-Gage Time to look at the only WWE game on N-Gage. Background Ah…Nokia’s attempt to get into the hand held market. I think (and this is just my …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 39

History of WWF/E Games Part 39 WWE Wrestlemania 21 Release 2005 Format Xbox Time to look at the last WWE game for the original Xbox. Background As the Smackdown series on the Playstation had become Smackdown vs RAW, it would …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 37

WWE Survivor Series Release 2004 Format Nintendo Game Boy Advance Time to look at the last Game Boy Advance WWE Game. Background The Survivor Series is the 2nd longest running WWE pay-per-view event. The very first Survivor Series event took …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 36

History of WWF/E Games Part 36 WWE Day of Reckoning Release 2004 Format Nintendo GameCube Time to look at the penultimate GameCube wrestling game. Background In the early days when WWE Day of Reckoning was in its initial stages of …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 35

History of WWF/E Games Part 35 WWE Smackdown: Here Comes The Pain Release 2003 Format Sony Playstation 2 Time to look at the last game in the original Smackdown series. Background Smackdown: Here Comes The Pain was the first game …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 34

History of WWF/E Games Part 34 WWE RAW 2 Release 2003 Format Xbox Time to look at the second WWE game on Xbox. Background WWE RAW 2 was the sequel to RAW that was released on the Xbox and PC …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 33

History of WWF/E Games Part 33 WWE Wrestlemania XIX Release 2003 Format Nintendo GameCube Time to look at the second WWE game on GameCube. Background Wrestlemania XIX is the sequel to Wrestlemania X8 that was released a year earlier. It …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 32

History of WWF/E Games Part 32 WWE Crush Hour Release 2003 Format Sony Playstation 2 Nintendo GameCube Time to look at the last Twisted Metal with a WWE twist. Background WWE Crush Hour was the first of what would be …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 31

History of WWF/E Games Part 31 WWE Smackdown: Shut Your Mouth Release 2002 Format Sony Playstation 2 Time to look at the last WWE game to feature one of The Rock’s catchphrases. Background I am sure that too many people …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 30

History of WWF/E Games Part 30 WWE Road To Wrestlemania X8 Release 2002 Format Game Boy Advance Time to look at the one of the best hand held wrestling games. Background While this game is called Road To Wrestlemania X8 …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 28

History of WWF/E Games Part 28 WWF/E RAW Release 2002 Format Microsoft Xbox PC Time to look at the First WWF Game on Xbox. Background OK so the background on this game is going to take a while so get …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 24

History of WWF/E Games Part 24 WWF With Authority Release 2001 Format PC Time to look at Pokemon, but WWF style. Background WWF With Authority was the first WWF game to be exclusively released on home computers in nearly a …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 22

History of WWF/E Games Part 22 WWF Smackdown 2: Know Your Role Release 2000 Format Sony Playstation Time to look at the last WWF game on Playstation 1. Background You may have expected this review to be WWF No Mercy …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 4

  History of WWF/E Games Part 4 WWF Wrestlemania Challenge Release 1990 Format NES This week we look at one of my favourite games from my childhood. Background WWF Wrestlemania Challenge was the second WWF title to be released on …

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History of WWF/E Games Part 3

  History of WWF/E Games Part 3 WWF Superstars Release 1989 Format Arcade   This week we look at the very first WWF arcade title.   Background WWF Superstars was developed by the good people at Technos who are the …

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History of WWF Video Games Part 2

History of WWF Video Games Part 2 WWF Wrestlemania Release: 1989 Formant: NES Well here it is the very first WWF game for a Nintendo console, and a little bit of trivia for you guys out there; this game may be …

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