WWF King of the Ring (NES)

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WWF King of the Ring is a wrestling game that uses the World Wrestling Federation license. Each wrestler possesses personal attributes in three categories: strength, speed, and stamina. The wrestlers share the same set of moves, consisting of punches, kicks, body slam, throw, dropkick, suplex, stomps, elbow drops, and a move off the turnbuckle. There are no signature moves unique to each wrestler.

There are eleven wrestlers in total: Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, Lex Luger, Yokozuna, Razor Ramon, Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, Mr. Perfect, Bam Bam Bigelow, The Undertaker (the last two are absent from the GameBoy version), and a wrestler the player can create with custom attributes. The game features one-on-one matches, championship matches, tag team matches, and the King of the Ring tournament.


WWF King of the Ring NES The match is over
WWF King of the Ring NES Main menu
WWF King of the Ring NES Engaged in a grapple
WWF King of the Ring NES Made the tag to switch wrestlers

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Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Nov, 1993 27 out of 40 68
Game Players Jul, 1994 68 out of 100 68
Video Games Mar, 1994 56 out of 100 56
Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 2016 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Total! (Germany) Jan, 1994 3.75 out of 6 45
Questicle.net Feb, 2014 D+ 33
neXGam 2002 3 out of 10 30
Play Time Feb, 1994 15 out of 100 15


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