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  • Summary: Immerse yourself in the chaos of a "Royal Rumble" match with up to 9 Superstars in the ring at one time. Better watch your back, because in this type of match there are no allegiances or friendships.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 23
  2. Negative: 4 out of 23
  1. It's still a better outing than other wrestling games out there, and if it weren't for "Smack Down," this would be the king of the ring.
  2. You can bludgeon guys with pipes, chuck them into moving traffic, or even mash them face first into sides of roasting beef. What more could a wrestling fan possibly ask for?
  3. With the small roster and lack of modes, this one is probably best as a rental and not a purchase, but it is a good way to waste away a weekend.
  4. The sound effects -- while a little drab -- get the job done, but the buzzer that signifies a new wrestler entering the ring in the royal rumble mode will drive you absolutely insane with its frequency.
  5. With a lack of a 'create-a-wrestler' mode and many aspects of the WWF world missing, wrestling fanatics may want to rent this title first.
  6. Frantically pounding buttons just to win a grapple is not my idea of fun.
  7. 4
    If you've played other wrestling games -- especially "Smackdown" -- you'll find it hard to believe the developers thought they could get away with this.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Negative: 2 out of 4
  1. Jul 24, 2014
    8
    Not bad for what it is. AN ARCADE PORT! Take it for that and not a No Mercy or Wrestlemania 2000, and you can find some pretty good fun andNot bad for what it is. AN ARCADE PORT! Take it for that and not a No Mercy or Wrestlemania 2000, and you can find some pretty good fun and enjoyment out of it. Expand
  2. RasiM.
    Aug 25, 2001
    5
    This game sucks. If I were you I'd save my money and buy a different game.
  3. ChrisB.
    Jan 13, 2002
    3
    This is so bad compared two other games such as Smackdown.
  4. BobS.
    Jul 1, 2002
    2
    This is the worst wrestling game i have ever played. the regular nintendo system made a better wrestling game than this and i don't even This is the worst wrestling game i have ever played. the regular nintendo system made a better wrestling game than this and i don't even remember the name! Collapse