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WWF War Zone

MobyRank MobyScore
Nintendo 64
85
3.0
PlayStation
84
3.3
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Description

WWF War Zone is the first WWF-based wrestling game to use fully 3D character and environment graphics. The wrestlers can execute traditional punch and kicks, as well as various grapple moves, which the player can perform by pressing a button assigned to initial grapple in a combination with different direction buttons. Commentary, wrestler introductions (with short voice clips), crowd reactions, and full-motion sequences (in the PlayStation version only) are included.

The game features seven basic gameplay modes, allowing configurations of one to four players. These include training mode, one-on-one, tag team, cage match, weapons match, tornado tag team, and war (elimination free for all). Two additional modes, Royal Rumble and gauntlet, are exclusive to the Nintendo 64 version. The player can also create and customize his own wrestler, taking him through the WWF challenge. The new wrestler finds himself at the bottom of a pyramid, and has to challenge wrestlers situated immediately above him, gradually working his way through to the title. Sometimes previously defeated wrestlers will challenge the player to a "grudge match", which usually consists of special encounters, such as battles with weapons or cage matches.


Screenshots

WWF War Zone PlayStation The Undertaker biography
WWF War Zone PlayStation Mankind wins
WWF War Zone PlayStation Loading screen
WWF War Zone PlayStation Roster

Alternate Titles

  • "WWF Championship Match: War Zone" -- Game Boy in-game title

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The Press Says

Gamezilla Nintendo 64 1998 91 out of 100 91
Game industry News (GiN) PlayStation Aug 26, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamezilla PlayStation 1998 89 out of 100 89
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Sep, 1998 89 out of 100 89
Power Unlimited Nintendo 64 Nov, 1998 8.8 out of 10 88
Power Unlimited PlayStation Nov, 1998 8.7 out of 10 87
All Game Guide PlayStation 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Nintendo 64 Oct 06, 1998 16 out of 20 80
Entertainment Weekly PlayStation Feb 01, 2008 B 75
The Video Game Critic PlayStation Jul 15, 1999 C 50

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Trivia

Although Bret Hart left the WWF (now WWE) in 1997, he is included in this game (which was release nearly a year later)

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