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Beast Wrestler (Genesis)

Beast Wrestler Genesis Title screen


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A one on one fighting game seen from an isometric perspective. All beasts or dragons have two basic attacks: a punch and a tail attack, as well as a special attack that can only be performed while a certain icon is displayed. During close combat, pressing the A or C button rapidly will result in a throwing or choking attack. There is no visible health bar, but three icons are displayed at the bottom of the screen. Once a dragon is knocked down for a longer moment, one icon turns red. Once all icons are red, the fight is lost. The battle arena is surrounded by an electric fence, that opponents can be thrown into and which can also be used to initiate jump attacks.

There are two modes of play: Match and Tournament. Match is a single match for one or two players, where several different dragons are available. Tournament sees the player starting out with a week dragon who has to fight increasingly difficult battles and increase his stats (Power, Speed and Stamina). After every other battle, a shop can be visited that offers different items including food that increases Power, Speed or Stamina, Data Disks that contain information on other Dragons and more. After visiting the shop, Dragons can be trained. The training consists of simply selecting an attribute to be increased. At a few points in the game, it is possible to splice the player's Dragon's genes which that of a defeated Opponent to gain different abilities.


Beast Wrestler Genesis First match of the tournament, close combat
Beast Wrestler Genesis Training - select one attribute to be improved
Beast Wrestler Genesis Tournament - after naming your Dragonbeast you can select from two different special attacks
Beast Wrestler Genesis Choosing a Beast/Dragon/whatever

Alternate Titles

  • "Beast Warriors" -- Japanese title
  • "ビースト・ウォリアーズ" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Entertainment Weekly Jun 12, 1992 C+ 58
Sega-16.com Jun 17, 2010 4 out of 10 40
Power Play May, 1992 35 out of 100 35
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Feb, 1992 4 out of 12 33
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Feb, 1992 26 out of 100 26


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Mobygamesisreanimated (10761) added Beast Wrestler (Genesis) on Jul 11, 2007