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Post by thl » Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:04 am

WWF Raw on the SNES is absolutely bizzare that it included a steel bucket as a weapon. :lol:

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Post by Elgin_McQueen » Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:17 pm

there havebeen a few good one's, but the one that stands out for me was the SNES Royal Rumble, the fact you got the statistics at the end telling you who all you threw out the ring and such was great. But that would've meant nothing if the gameplay sucked.
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Post by learnedrobb » Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:20 pm

WWF Raw on the MD has a place in my heart. As does the PC version of WWF: In Your House.

Best ever has to be WWF WM2000 for N64.
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Post by thl » Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:56 pm

I believed it was back in the mid 90s. A friend of mine brought his SNES to school in which it included WWF Royal Rumble. He also had titles such as F-Zero, Contra III, Jurassic Park II, Flashback and several others. :)

We use to play it all the time during the intervals. The multi-player option was brilliant to play especially with friends. Definitely the highlights of that period. :D
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Post by felgekarp » Sat Sep 02, 2006 4:25 pm

I've got Giant Gram 2000 on the Dreamcast, top game. WWF Wrestlefest and Wrestlemania where pretty top in the arcades as well.

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Post by preownedgames.co.uk » Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:33 pm

Opa-Opa wrote:Every single wrestling game I have ever played on any console/arcade machine was/is a pile of uncontrollable tosh...
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Post by redleader28 » Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:52 pm

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thl wrote:Wrestlefest was brilliant. I always play as the Ultimate Warrior!! :D
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Post by bensonrad » Tue Sep 05, 2006 9:10 am

Wrestlefest in the Arcades was my fav, used to play the Big Boss Man, but have swtiched to Hogan on the emulated version. Also love Wrestlemania: The Arcade on PS1, Snes. I did also have a soft spot for two WCW games that came out on the N64, so many characters to choose from, just wish there was a decent game on the DC, have Royal Rumble, but don't its much cop. Are there some good Japanese wrestling games out for the DC.
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Post by filecore » Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:19 pm

preownedgames.co.uk wrote:
Opa-Opa wrote:Every single wrestling game I have ever played on any console/arcade machine was/is a pile of uncontrollable tosh...
Word.
I don't play them single-player, but they are a laugh 4 player with some mates and beers.

Favourite is doing a Royal Rumble where if you get thrown out, you take control of the next wrestler coming in. It's a great laugh giving someone the verbals as you do a signature move on them etc etc :)

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Post by devilman » Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:47 pm

Good to see some of my favourites mentioned. I started on Rock n Wrestle on the Speccy and while it looked extremely rough, it was pretty playable for its time.

Pro Wrestling on the Master System was indeed a good game but didn't you have to win 30 matches in a row or something? Against the same opponents?

First Mega Drive wrestler I played was the odd women's wrestling game (as in an odd game, not odd women although ...) Ringside Angel which was pretty good too.

However, my two favourites would have to be Royal Rumble on the Mega Drive and Wrestlefest in the arcade. In both games you could eliminate an opponent without having to grind them down to 0 health which made them far more enjoyable than most. I was disappointed to then play Rage in a Cage on the Mega CD to find that they'd removed the best mode, the Royal Rumble. I recently picked up a Jap copy of Royal Rumble so I might have to see how it differs from the Western version, if at all.

Oh and just to add, Royal Rumble on the Dreamcast is pretty fun in multiplayer too.
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Post by SirClive » Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:58 pm

I haven't read page one, but all these posts and not a single mention of pantomime or homo-eroticism :?
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Post by paranoid marvin » Tue Sep 05, 2006 1:59 pm

[quote="SirClive"]I haven't read page one, but all these posts and not a single mention of pantomime or homo-eroticism :?[/quote

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Post by devilman » Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:20 pm

One plus that wrestling games have over the 'real' thing is that you don't know who is going to win beforehand.
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Post by SirClive » Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:26 pm

all these posts and not a single mention of pantomime or homo-eroticism
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Post by felgekarp » Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:29 pm

Now I know how all the Amstrad owners on here feel.

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