Once upon a time wrestling games were essential – remember that? No Mercy was one of the best fighting games on the N64, and I spent four hours trying to make the best Ravishing Rick Rude ever on the create-a-wrestler mode. Somewhere along the road, however, wrestling games became a bloated, incomprehensible mass of pointless features. But WWE All Stars is looking to change all of that and as a huge – admittedly lapsed – wrestling fan, I approve.
The above trailer should give you a rough idea of what to expect – a hyper stylised vision of wrestling that focuses on top notch collision detection, accessible mechanics and fun.
And Macho Man Randy Savage.
It makes total sense. WWE All Stars seems to be an attempt to drag everyone who ever loved wrestling, at any point during the last 30 years, back into the fray by creating a playable game featuring all the top stars from wrestling including The Rock, Hulk Hogan, the Ultimate Warrior…
And Macho Man Randy Savage. OOOOOH YEAAAAAAH!