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WCW/nWo Revenge

112: WCW/nWo Revenge

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We wrestle with buddies with a special guest from Wrestle Buddies in WCW/nWo Revenge.

Developer: Asmik Ace Entertainment & AKI Corporation | Publisher: THQ  | Initial Release: October 26, 1998

Jacob, Moe, and special guest Chris Hayner throw our foes to the outside, give you a brief history of N64 era wrestling games and reminisce about instruction manuals in games.

Players: Jacob McCourt (@JacobMcCourt) & Moe Murtadi (@mmurtadi)

Special Guest: Chris Hayner (@ChrisHayner) | Wrestle Buddies: Twitter | Podcast

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SHOW NOTES:

  • 2:05 Fast Pitch (our one-sentence pitch for the game)
  • 2:50 What are our personal histories with WCW/nWo Revenge
  • 5:00 AKI Corp and Yuke’s impact on wrestling games (Def Jam, Ultimate Muscle)
  • 12:55 How did play WCW/nWo Revenge?
  • 14:45 How this game changed wrestling game controls?
  • 19:35 We peruse the instruction manual from WCW/nWo Revenge (take a look with us)
  • 21:40 We talk about the roster (including EWF & DAW)
  • 28:50 We talk about how we played (top rope moves, submissions and more)
  • 30:35 Graphics and sound (faces are bad?)
  • 33:20 Game modes
  • 35:20 The Recommendation Machine
  • 42:40 Our final thoughts about the game
  • 48:05 Wrap-up

UPCOMING SHOWS:

  • March 3, 2021 Moonlighter (ft. Jacob and special guest Dan Colonna)
  • March 17, 2021 Telltale’s The Walking Dead S01E05 (ft. Jacob, Moe and special guest Cam Hawkins)
  • March 31, 2021 Hitman 2 [Part 1 – Intro/Hawke’s Bay] (ft. Jacob, Moe and Mike)
  • April 7, 2021 Hitman 2 [Part 2 – The Finish Line] (ft. TBD)
  • April 21, 2021 Batman: Arkham Origins (ft. TBD)

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