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Fire Pro Wrestling Review: “Royal” Rumble or Wrestle “Meh”nia?

I feel bad for wrestling games; I truly do. Don’t get me wrong – I don’t have any preconceived notions of the genre. In fact, I enjoy it very much. I loved playing Pro Wrestling back on the NES (Starman FTW!). WWF Raw and Wrestlemania: The Arcade Game were also two of my favorites. The reason I pity wrestling games is due to WWF No Mercy. The game is over a decade old, but it was such an amazing title that every wrestling game that followed was immediately judged against No Mercy’s ridiculously high bar. While there have been some great wrestling games since 2001, only a select few were deemed good enough to be favorably compared to the N64 classic. (more…)

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XBLA Today: Fire Pro Wrestling

Your Avatar played poker in Full House Poker and crashed into castles like a cannonball in Wreckateer. But neither could prepare your virtual representation for the chaos of the squared circle that is Fire Pro Wrestling.

Developed by Spike and priced at 800 Microsoft Points ($10), Fire Pro Wrestling includes local and online multiplayer modes, Leaderboards, and the ability to dress your Avatar up like a surly pirate:

Your Avatar, in a game of pro-wrestling. Fire Pro Wrestling is a dream come true game that lets your Xbox 360 Avatar fight like a real wrestler. Grow your Avatar, collect moves, costume, fight your friends offline and online, you’ll have plenty to do before rising to your wrestling stardom.

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