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WCW Nitro

MobyRank MobyScore
Nintendo 64
...
2.5
PlayStation
76
2.4
Windows
46
2.5
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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 Pile driver
WCW Nitro PlayStation Falling punch
WCW Nitro PlayStation Falling on top of the opponent.
WCW Nitro Windows DiamondCutter on Lex Luger

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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
Power Unlimited PlayStation Jul, 1998 6.6 out of 10 66
GameStar (Germany) Windows Mar, 1999 55 out of 100 55
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
IGN Windows Mar 15, 1999 4.8 out of 10 48
IGN Nintendo 64 Feb 12, 1999 4.7 out of 10 47
GameSpot Nintendo 64 Mar 05, 1999 4.5 out of 10 45
PC Player (Germany) Windows Apr 07, 1999 39 out of 100 39

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Trivia

There are lots of secret characters to be unlocked in the game; actually for every standard character there are 3 secret ones that must be unlocked in succession (beat the game first with the regular, unlock first secret character, beat the game with the first secret character, get the second...). So that makes 4 tiers of characters available. Tier 2 has wrestling celebrities and legends, tier 3 goofy-fantasy characters like Santa Claus, and tier 4 has...the developers!

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