Wrestling Games History 1: Nintendo

As we eagerly await the next set of wrestling games, allow Smackdown5.com to take you back to where it all started. Back in the 1980's, control pads only had 2 buttons, videogames only had a few colours, and wrestlers shared a handful of moves. Here we will take a look at all the titles that paved the way for games of today, starting with those on the NES. Enjoy...

WWF Wrestlemania: Nintendo Entertainment System

WWF Wrestlemania was released on the Nintendo Entertainment system by Acclaim in 1988. The game featured both single matches and a tournament mode consisting of 5 timed matches. Up to 6 friends could also take part, and the winner of the most matches would win the WWF title.

Six superstars were on offer, including Hulk Hogan, Macho Man Randy Savage, Andre The Giant, Rowdy Roddy Piper, Bam Bam Bigalow, Million Doller Man Ted Dibiase, The Honky Tonk Man

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