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Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This at Home

Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This at Home

Microsoft Xbox - October 7, 2003

Backyard Wrestling allows you to step out of the staleness of the wrestling genre, and into a groundbreaking new world of open ended gameplay. Punish your opponent in highly interactive sprawling environments implementing instruments of pain like thumbtacks, barbed wire, light bulbs, stop signs, baseball bats, tables, fire as well as the environment itself. Prepare yourself to endure inhuman amounts of pain, and take incredible risks, as you leap from breathtaking heights to beat your opponent, and be crowned "The King Of Hardcore".

Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This at Home

Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This at Home

Sony Playstation 2 - Released - October 8, 2003

Backyard Wrestling brings the high-flying, death-defying world of wrestling strait to your backyard or the gas station, the strip club, or anywhere with enough room to kick the snot out of someone! Brutalize your adversaries with dozens of weapons like car doors, stop signs, barbed wire, light bulbs and whatever else you can get your ruthless hands on. Battle with friends in versus mode, or create a wrestler with custom looks and attacks and start on your career to be crowned the King of Hardcore. The custom soundtrack includes more than 40 tracks from CKY, Sum 41, Insane Clown Posse, Rancid,...

Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots Arena

Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots Arena

Sony Playstation - Released - December 11, 2000

In this one-on-one fighting game based on the famous plastic robot fighters, players not only get to pit various Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots up against one another, they also get to customize their bots' various parts to make them even more steel-twisting and destructive than before. Players initially have 12 different robots to choose from before they head off to the arena. With names such as Slamurai, Sir Haxalot, and General Warfare, it's easy to see that Mattel Interactive is going for a bit of a tongue-and-cheek feel. While the names aren't overly serious, the fighting is less comedic,...

Thrill Kill

Thrill Kill

Sony Playstation - Unreleased - January 1, 1998

Thrill Kill is a 3D Fighting game, developed by Paradox Development and published by Virgin Interactive, which was cancelled before it was released.

Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style

Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style

Sony Playstation - Released - October 31, 1999

Wu-Tang Shaolin Style - aka Wu-Tang Taste the Pain in PAL regions - is a four-player, 3D fighting game for the PlayStation. The basis for the game's story and setting is the real-life rap group the Wu-Tang Clan, featuring characters based on their stage personas and the martial arts themes of their music. Some members of the group also provided voiceover work for the game and made vocal and production contributions to the game's music. Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style uses the same engine created by its developer, Paradox Development, for their unreleased PlayStation title Thrill Kill. That game was...

X-Men: Mutant Academy

X-Men: Mutant Academy

Sony Playstation - Released - July 11, 2000

X-Men: Mutant Academy is a fighting game starring ten characters from Marvel's best-selling comic book series. The action takes place on a single plane as good and evil mutants challenge each other to one-on-one combat. Cyclops, Wolverine, Gambit, Phoenix, Beast, and Storm battle Mystique, Sabretooth, Toad, and Magneto in locales based on the comic books and 2000 film starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart. String together combos by combining three types of punches and three types of kicks. The 3D characters can also jump, crouch, and perform both throws and counters while building up...

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2

Sony Playstation - Released - September 17, 1998

X-Men: Mutant Academy 2 is a fighting game featuring characters from the X-Men universe. In this sequel to X-Men: Mutant Academy, six new X-Men characters join the ranks, including Rogue, Forge, Nightcrawler, Havok, and two secret fighters. Six new arenas - the X-Mansion, Muir Island, an eerily lit church and Asteroid M (Magneto's Stage), plus two secret levels, have been added. The sequel also introduces a so-called "Cerebro mode", where the player can check out behind-the-scenes character sketches, costume designs and movie set sketches from the X-Men movie. Professor X himself teaches...

X-Men: Next Dimension

X-Men: Next Dimension

Microsoft Xbox - Released - October 15, 2002

X-Men: Next Dimension (alternatively titled X-Men: Mutant Academy 3) is a fighting game, released in 2002 for the PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube video game consoles. It is the third and final installment in the X-Men: Mutant Academy fighting game series, following X-Men: Mutant Academy and X-Men: Mutant Academy 2.

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