Wrestlemania is a week from today, so you know what that means. Joey Pink has returned once again to cover some grappling games for Same Name, Different Game. And this time, we’re running down one of the greatest game series in wrestling and gaming history: Fire Pro Wrestling.
I’ve set out on the daunting task of combing through the complete history of WWF/WWE video games that span over 30 years. It’s a LOT to cover, but should keep me busy for a long time. When researching the history of the series, I always thought that the first WWF game was on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
I was wrong.
Before the NES and other console wrestling games, the World Wrestling Federation licensed their first video game on a home computer. This takes a look at Micro League Wrestling, a turn based strategy game for the Commodore 64.
Just in time for Wrestlemania Weekend, in the interest of fairness, I take the “Wrestlemania Arcade” challenge myself, and since Corey already played my FAVORITE wrestler, The Undertaker, I play my SECOND fav. wrestler of all time, Bret “The Hitman” Hart. *SPOILER* The trick was, after we…
It’s that time of year. “The Radiant” Joey Pink is back on Same Name, Different Game because it’s Wrestlemania Weekend, don’t you know. And this time out, it’s PS1 vs. N64 (with a little Game Boy thrown in) as he looks at WWF War Zone.
The mediocrity continues, as Big Jay takes his turn at Midway’s Wrestlemania arcade classic. He decides to play the Narcissist himself, Lex Luger, and see if the power or Red, White and Blue can take him to greatness!
It’s Wrestlemania season, fellow frogs, so let’s talk about grapplin’ games! The Roger has come back, and he’s got the first ever Five Reasons Wrestlemania episode with him. And what other system could it be? It’s got to be the N64!
Phobos is back again with another topic near and dear to us, professional wrestling! In this episode we go over our thoughts on the current state of wrestling and compare a lot of the different promotions that are out there, highlighting a lot of the best PPVs and…