WWF Betrayal

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WWF Betrayal
WWF Betrayal Coverart.png
Cover art featuring Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and The Rock
Developer(s) WayForward Technologies
Publisher(s) THQ
Director(s) Matt Bozon
Platform(s) Game Boy Color
Release date(s)
  • NA August 7, 2001
  • EU August 24, 2001
Genre(s) Beat 'em up
Mode(s) Single-player

WWF Betrayal is a beat 'em up on the Game Boy Color based on the World Wrestling Federation. It was the third and last WWF game released to the Game Boy Color and one of a few games based on the promotion that was of a different genre than the regular professional wrestling games usually produced.

The game's plot was roughly based on a storyline in 1999 where Stephanie McMahon gets kidnapped. Her father Vince McMahon promises to grant the player a shot at the WWF Championship if they manage to save her. The player must then fight through a series of side-scrolling levels to rescue Stephanie. The player can play as Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, Triple H, or The Undertaker.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 50.50%[1]
Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 2/5 stars[2]
Game Informer 3.75/10, 3/10[3]
GameSpot 4.9/10[4]
IGN 6/10[5]
Nintendo Power 3/5 stars[6]

The game was met with very mixed reception, as GameRankings gave it a score of 50.50%.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "WWF Betrayal for Game Boy Color". GameRankings. Retrieved March 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ Miller, Skyler. "WWF Betrayal - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on November 15, 2014. Retrieved March 6, 2015. 
  3. ^ "WWF Betrayal". Game Informer (102). October 2001. 
  4. ^ Provo, Frank (August 23, 2001). "WWF Betrayal Review". GameSpot. Retrieved March 6, 2015. 
  5. ^ Harris, Craig (September 20, 2001). "WWF Betrayal". IGN. Retrieved March 6, 2015. 
  6. ^ "WWF Betrayal". Nintendo Power 149. October 2001. 

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