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WWF Smackdown! 2: Know Your Role (PlayStation)

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Description

WWF Smackdown! 2: Know Your Role is a wrestling game using the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) license, and a sequel to WWF Smackdown!. The game mostly follows the gameplay template of its predecessor, while expanding some of its features.

The sequel features a larger arsenal of moves, which not only includes signature moves of WWF wrestlers, but also those of other wrestling promotions, such as WCW, Japanese associations, etc. The game also adds striking moves in one-on-one matches and special double team moves.

The Season Mode from the previous game returns, adding more scenes depicting wrestlers preparing for a match, and featuring multiplayer support, with up to four players participating in a tournament. Create-A-Superstar mode has been enhanced, allowing the player to customize facial features and outfits of their wrestlers. A new Create-A-Taunt feature, in which the player can create a new taunt for a custom wrestler, has been added.


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Alternate Titles

  • "WWE Smackdown! 2: Know Your Role" -- Platinum re-release title
  • "Exciting Pro Wrestling 2" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Adding more features and improving a game by fixing what isn't broken. Evil-Jim (151) 1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars1.8 Stars
Arguably the best PS wrestling game, but not without its faults ToMegaTherion (7) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars
WWF has made a mark in the PlayStation arena. StickFigures (56) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

The Press Says

PSX Extreme Dec 18, 2000 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Nov 30, 2000 89 out of 100 89
IGN Nov 22, 2000 8.9 out of 10 89
Playstation Illustrated Dec 17, 2002 87 out of 100 87
Game Revolution Dec, 2000 B+ 83
GameGenie 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gameplanet Jan 08, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 20, 2000 15 out of 20 75
Thunderbolt Games Jun 06, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Gamekult Dec 08, 2000 6 out of 10 60

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Grant McLellan (545) added WWF Smackdown! 2: Know Your Role (PlayStation) on Apr 22, 2001