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Description

WWF WrestleMania: The Arcade Game merges the personalities and action of the WWF TV show characters with a Mortal Kombat-style fighting game. This title features digitized graphics of 8 WWF superstars: Doink, Razor Ramon, Bret "Hit Man" Hart, Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker, Yokozuna, Bam Bam Bigelow, and Lex Luger.

Although presented as a wrestling title, this game is structured like a one-on-one fighter, features over-the-top special moves characteristic of WWF. Each match is divided into a series of rounds, much like a fighting game. Instead of each round ending in a KO, it simply ends when the player forces the other wrestler(s) to fall by reducing their energy meter. Game modes include single player arcade mode, tournament mode, and versus mode for one-on-one multiplayer.

Screenshots

WWF WrestleMania Arcade Pinned.
WWF WrestleMania SNES What goes up, must come down.
WWF WrestleMania Genesis Title screen
WWF WrestleMania Genesis An handicap match

Alternate Titles

  • "WWF WrestleMania: The Arcade Game" -- Home version title
  • "レッスルマニア・ジ・アーケードゲーム" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Lets get ready to rumble. SNES Big C (49)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Genesis Dec, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
Power Play Genesis Nov, 1995 86 out of 100 86
PC Joker DOS Oct, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Genesis Dec, 1995 8 out of 10 80
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Video Games SNES Oct, 1995 74 out of 100 74
CD Player DOS 1996 7 out of 10 70
IGN PlayStation Nov 26, 1996 7 out of 10 70
Digital Press - Classic Video Games SEGA 32X Jan 30, 2005 6 out of 10 60
GamePro (US) SNES Feb, 1996 1.5 out of 5 30

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Trivia

Cover art

Since the SNES version of the game lacks wrestlers Bam Bam Bigelow and Yokozuna, the line "Means This Is THE REAL YOKOZUNA!" that was under "DIGITIZED GRAPHICS" in the other versions' covers had to be changed to "Means Wrestlers Look Real!".
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