Nacho Libre (video game)
|Mode(s)||Single player, multiplayer|
Nacho Libre is a video game for the Nintendo DS based upon the film of the same name. It was developed by Budcat Creations for Majesco Entertainment and released in 2006 in the US, and 2007 in Europe and Australia. The game was notable for its "Photo Puppety" art style, where still photos of characters from the film are used on 3D models.
- Players control 1 of 21 Luchadors (18 from the film & 3 bonus characters)
- Each character has a custom set of wrestling moves
- Story Mode (single player, based on the plot of the movie)
- Vs. Mode
- Tag Team Mode (2 vs. 2)
- Battle Jam (2-4 player)
- Quick Match
- Championship Match (multiplayer only)
5 of the 6 Wrestling arenas from the game are based on locations in the movie or script:
- Pigpen - where Young Nacho wrestles a pig, based on a deleted scene from the movie
- Tournament de Nuevo Luchadors - Where Nacho and Esqueleto have their first match
- Arena Oaxaca - Where most of the wrestling matches in the movie take place
- Arena Finale - Where Nacho has his final battle with Ramses
- Gypsy Castle - This is a bonus ring designed around a set used in a deleted scene from the movie
The game has 2 Multiplayer modes that operate via the DS wireless connection:
- Multi-Cart (2-4 players, each with their own game cartridge)
- Single-Cart (2-4 players, downloaded from a single host cartridge)
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