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  • Summary: The legacy continues with WrestleMania XIX, which features deeper move sets and a more strategic reversal system. Choose among an updated list of top WWE superstars, each with realistic abilities, including strength, speed, and stamina. You can become a legend by battling your way throughThe legacy continues with WrestleMania XIX, which features deeper move sets and a more strategic reversal system. Choose among an updated list of top WWE superstars, each with realistic abilities, including strength, speed, and stamina. You can become a legend by battling your way through five stages and more than 25 missions in an effort to destroy Vince's empire. Team up with Stephanie McMahon along the way as you win back your status in the WWE. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 26
  2. Negative: 0 out of 26
  1. While this might not be the most in-depth game out there, WWE WrestleMania XIX is one of the best wrestling games on the market right now.
  2. If customizing is your thing, the CAW is the single most amazing thing about XIX. You could get lost in the myriad options it offers to you.
  3. 80
    It's as good as this type of wrestling gets and more importantly it's really fun. Keep in mind that this feels more like an arcade-style wrestler with a lot of options, counters and attacks and you'll have a good time, we did.
  4. 77
    The absence of a true Story mode and a roster lacking many of the top WWE superstars may sway wrestling fanatics away from this one. Despite the fact that the game is missing those aspects, however, Wrestlemania XIX is still an excellent game.
  5. The engine is one of the best, and the presentation is getting there. All it needs is some depth and long-term replayability, and the series could move from contender to main-event attraction. [Oct 2003, p.81]
  6. More selectable wrestlers really could have boosted the replay value. Still, with its great graphics, solid grappling system and AWESOME Create a Wrestler mode, WrestleMania XIX shows that its franchise is on the right track.
  7. I was surprised at WM19's gameplay and couldn't put it down, but don't expect much from Revenge mode. You can only beat up on security guards for so long.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 27
  2. Negative: 2 out of 27
  1. WWEFreak
    Jan 2, 2004
    10
    This game is amazing. it has ALL of my favorite wrestlers! the graphics are also unreal. i cannot stop playing this game! if you have This game is amazing. it has ALL of my favorite wrestlers! the graphics are also unreal. i cannot stop playing this game! if you have gamecube please get this game! it is brilliant. Expand
  2. TheGame
    Sep 11, 2003
    10
    This is an unbelievable game! It just ups the standard for all wrestling games. And Raises the bar above even SMACKDOWN! Nothing can compare This is an unbelievable game! It just ups the standard for all wrestling games. And Raises the bar above even SMACKDOWN! Nothing can compare to this masterpiece! Expand
  3. STONECOLDFAN
    Sep 30, 2003
    10
    This Game Is Just great i played it for hours and even though it is missing 1 feature which is "Elimination Chamber" i still belive that the This Game Is Just great i played it for hours and even though it is missing 1 feature which is "Elimination Chamber" i still belive that the selection of wrestlers is second to none this game ROCKS!!!!!! Expand
  4. RayB.
    Sep 11, 2003
    9
    This is by far the best overall Nintendo offered Wrestling Game. The only thing that doesn't make it outstanding is the Revenge mode. It This is by far the best overall Nintendo offered Wrestling Game. The only thing that doesn't make it outstanding is the Revenge mode. It is an interesting idea, but could use a lot of improvement. Expand
  5. TonyO.
    Mar 16, 2004
    9
    This WWE Wrestle Mania XIX it was good theres a few bad things about it no backstage no secret wrestlers not even every wrestling arena and i This WWE Wrestle Mania XIX it was good theres a few bad things about it no backstage no secret wrestlers not even every wrestling arena and i hope Wrestle Mania XX will be better then Wrestle Mania XIX. Expand
  6. its'WORDLIFE'notwordoflife
    Oct 5, 2003
    9
    graphics-rule 10/10 season mode- SUX 2/10 blood-good, but they always flop down when bleeding 7/10 its better than x8, x8 smells,the most graphics-rule 10/10 season mode- SUX 2/10 blood-good, but they always flop down when bleeding 7/10 its better than x8, x8 smells,the most anoying thing is --HUGE-- sledgehammers!! Expand
  7. TheUnforgiven
    Sep 17, 2003
    1
    Game sucks.... wrestlemania 8 was 10 times better.

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