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WCW Nitro

MobyRank MobyScore
Nintendo 64
...
2.5
PlayStation
76
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 PlayStation Kicking the face.
WCW Nitro Windows Victory for Nash
WCW Nitro PlayStation Ric Flair loading screen
WCW Nitro PlayStation Giant wins

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The Press Says

Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jun, 1998 79 out of 100 79
GameSpot PlayStation Feb 19, 1998 6.9 out of 10 69
Sports Gaming Network Windows Dec 09, 1998 54 out of 100 54
Nintendo Power Magazine Nintendo 64 Feb, 1999 5.3 out of 10 53
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
GameGenie Windows 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
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

On the character select screen you can press a button to make each of the characters tell you why you should pick them over the others.

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Contributed to by Kartanym (10779), Adam Baratz (1352) and Matthew Bailey (1143)