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WWF Superstars. Rare (1991) GameBoy

This game is so bare bones I beat it while on the loo. And not one of those epic loo sessions where time stands still and suddenly 2 hours have passed. One of those “your cheeks have barely touched the

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Posted in Nintendo Gameboy

WWF Royal Rumble. Yuke’s (2000) Dreamcast

Despite Craig’s protestations, the Attitude Era of Wrestling was THE BEST. Yeah, we know that for every awesome TLC there was a turgid Bob Holly match, but there was 10 people pushing for the Championship belt, though only Triple H

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Posted in Sega Dreamcast

WWF: Super WrestleMania. LJN (1992) Super Nintendo

My mate had this game, I remember Christmas ’92 when he got it, I basically moved into his house for a few weeks and played it endlessly. In 1992 this was THE closest thing we could get to wrestling. Satellite

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Posted in Super Nintendo

WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role. THQ (2000) PlayStation

A few months back, I read an issue of Retro Gaming (lost it, moved house) and there was a small article on SmackDown! 2 proclaiming it one of the best wrestling games ever made. This infuriated me, and I couldn’t

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Posted in Playstation

WWE Smackdown! Shut Your Mouth, THQ, (2002), Playstation 2

Or, My Career As A Pro Wrestler

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Posted in Playstation 2

WWF: Wrestlemania Challenge. LJN. (1990) Nintendo

This really is a game you need to take the rose tinted glasses off and NOT play, EVER. There is nothing here. Literally. OK, maybe figuratively, but the game is sparce. You get 8 real wrestlers, plus “yourself” and 3

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Posted in Nintendo Entertainment System

WWF: No Mercy, THQ/AKI Corporation. (2000). Nintendo 64

Let us start by first diffusing a popular myth – the Attitude Era of wrestling was garbage. It really was. Granted, the main event was always a spectacular sight to see, and there was no shortage of colourful characters…but for

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