Wrestle War (video game)

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Wrestle War
Wrestle War (video game).jpg
Box art
Developer(s) Sega
Publisher(s) Sega
Platform(s) Arcade, Sega Mega Drive
Release Arcade
Mega Drive
Genre(s) Sports-based Fighting
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Wrestle War is the name of a video game which was released in the arcades in 1989, and for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis console in 1991 in Japan, Australia, and Europe only. and was published and developed by Sega. Despite being released the same year as the National Wrestling Alliance/World Championship Wrestling's WrestleWar pay-per-view, it is not associated with any wrestling promotion. The original Japanese game cover featured a Hulk Hogan look-alike. It was changed for the European and US releases for royalties reasons. It did not change the wrestlers faces though, which still are similar to those of real wrestling stars of the time.

Wrestle War has also been released as part of the Sega Smash Pack.

Review score
Publication Score
Mega 38%[1]

Gameplay and roster[edit]

The player takes control of Bruce Blade, a rookie wrestler, through a series of matches to win the Sega Wrestling Alliance championship belt by facing the following wrestlers, each possessing their unique wrestling moves:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mega rating, issue 9, page 23, Future Publishing, June 1993