WCW Nitro

Critic Score User Score
Nintendo 64
...
2.5
PlayStation
77
2.2
Windows
46
2.3
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Description

Take control of your favourite WCW wrestler and battle it out in the ring. The 16 wrestlers (to start) in the game include such greats as Kevin Nash, Buff Bagwell and Hollywood Hulk Hogan.

Based on WCW's flagship television program, "WCW Monday Nitro", this arcade-style game puts you (or a partner) in a button-mashing brawl featuring many of WCW's most popular stars and their signature maneuvers. There are single and tag match options for one or two players and a single-player tournament mode, where the player must battle through a series of matches to become a champion.

As you progress, you can unlock new characters to take to the ring, including more WCW wrestlers and personnel, as well as fictional characters and THQ staff members.

Screenshots

WCW Nitro Windows Victory is mine
WCW Nitro PlayStation Elbow fall
WCW Nitro PlayStation Fighting outside the ring.
WCW Nitro PlayStation Mode selection

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Critic Reviews

PSX Extreme PlayStation Feb, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Mega Fun PlayStation Jun, 1998 82 out of 100 82
GameStar (Germany) Windows Mar, 1999 55 out of 100 55
Sports Gaming Network Windows Dec 09, 1998 54 out of 100 54
All Game Guide Windows 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
IGN Windows Mar 15, 1999 4.8 out of 10 48
GameSpot Nintendo 64 Mar 05, 1999 4.5 out of 10 45
PC Player (Germany) Windows Apr 07, 1999 39 out of 100 39
Game Over Online Windows Dec 06, 1998 38 out of 100 38
X64 Nintendo 64 Apr, 1999 20 out of 100 20

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Trivia

This game has the same characters as the Playstation version of WCW Thunder so is basically that and not WCW Nitro.

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