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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by Bandit » Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:10 pm

So Nintendo wouldn't allow blood in the first Mortal Kombat but let a game end with the hero killing himself?

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:12 am

It only came out in Japan, and they didn't care about censorship as much over there. They were more worried about bad publicity from the Western media.

How Suicide Made This Japanese Game Developer Famous

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Post by Big Boss Man » Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:15 pm

https://www.retromaniawrestling.com

Looks WrestleFest-esque. So far they've announced

Road Warriors
Tommy Dreamer
Austin Idol
bWo
Zack Sabre Jr

as being in the game

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:51 pm

It looks alright. It will need to be cheap though if it has no career mode.

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Post by Bandit » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:20 am

I don't like retro looking games. It's just a waste in an age where graphics are so incredible now. I can just use an SNES emulator to play WWF Royal Rumble.

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:43 am

True, although retro graphics with modern gameplay elements can be good.

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Post by Big Boss Man » Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:02 am

Bandit wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:20 am
I don't like retro looking games. It's just a waste in an age where graphics are so incredible now. I can just use an SNES emulator to play WWF Royal Rumble.
I imagine its because retro looking games are in right now and they add to the nostalgia factor. Id imagine if they were going for a game similar to like WWE 2K it would take a huge team of programmers, artists, animators, musicians etc to put it together. So something retro is easier, although you'd still have to know basic, assembly, C+/C++ etc depending on what platform you're developing for. But on the whole it would be a more manageable project. I think even a C64 type games take a lot of time and effort to create so Im assuming as you go up through the different generations of game systems they get progressively more difficult to work on due to the complexity of the system architecture.

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Post by Bandit » Tue May 07, 2019 9:46 pm



I hated those games. Nitro looked fantastic by 1997 standards but have the worst controls ever. You were guaranteed sore thumbs.

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Post by Skynet » Wed May 08, 2019 7:28 pm

The only good thing about Nitro is you could mod the PC version.

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Post by Big Boss Man » Tue May 14, 2019 5:38 am

Yukes are creating their own in house competition. If that means a better WWE game then that's good.

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Re: Wrestling Video Game Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sun May 19, 2019 8:20 pm



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