Hulk Hogan's Main Event

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Hulk Hogan's Main Event
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Developer(s)Panic Button
Platform(s)Xbox 360 (Kinect)
  • NA: October 11, 2011
  • EU: November 18, 2011
  • AU: November 24, 2011
Genre(s)Professional wrestling, Fighting

Hulk Hogan's Main Event is a professional wrestling fighting game starring Hulk Hogan created by American studio Panic Button and published by Majesco Entertainment for the Xbox 360. The game requires the Kinect peripheral.


Aggregate score
Review scores
Game Informer1/10[2]
OXM (UK)3/10[5]
OXM (US)2/10[4]
Common Sense Media2/5 stars[6]

Hulk Hogan's Main Event received "generally unfavorable reviews" according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[1] Dan Ryckert of Game Informer commented that "Kinect has a hard time recognizing many required motions, and it's nowhere near fun even when it's working perfectly."[2] Dave Rudden of Official Xbox Magazine said that "the career mode is a bore, the cartoony visual style is ugly, and the voice implementation is super-sloppy."[4] In 2013, GamesRadar+ ranked it as the 40th worst game ever made. The staff criticized its poor Kinect implementation and the dated use of Hulk Hogan.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Hulk Hogan's Main Event for Xbox 360 Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 12, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Ryckert, Dan (October 1, 2011). "Hulk Hogan's Main Event: Eat Your Vitamins, Say Your Prayers, And Play Literally Any Other Game". Game Informer. GameStop. Retrieved March 12, 2013.
  3. ^ Workman, Robert (October 25, 2011). "Hulk Hogan's Main Event Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on October 28, 2011. Retrieved March 3, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ a b Rudden, Dave (October 24, 2011). "Hulk Hogan's Main Event review". Official Xbox Magazine. Future US. Archived from the original on October 5, 2011. Retrieved March 3, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ "Hulk Hogan's Main Event". Official Xbox Magazine UK. Future plc. February 2012. p. 99.
  6. ^ Lafferty, Michael (2011). "Hulk Hogan's Main Event". Common Sense Media. Retrieved March 3, 2018.
  7. ^ GamesRadar staff (April 15, 2013). "The 50 worst games of all time". GamesRadar+. Future plc. Archived from the original on January 22, 2014. Retrieved March 3, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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