What Pro Wrestling Arcade Games took the majority of your quarters back in the day?
For me it was
Pro Wrestling WWF Superstars WWF WrestleFest (4 people playing Royal Rumble mode was a blast!) Mat Mania (IMO better than the original Pro Wrestling character and graphic wise) Saturday Night Slam Masters (Another great one if you had multiple people playing)
Post by marktaggart on Aug 22, 2011 13:52:31 GMT -5
Mat Mania, without a doubt. As a kid I played so much at one particular spot that a person who worked behind the counter once said we could have bought the game with all of the quarters my friends and I were spending on it.
The Main Event was another one. A decent tag team game where pretty much every character was an analogue of a wrestler of the era. It wasn't the best by far, but it was fun.
Then of course there was Wrestlefest. That game was great. Superstars, too. I could never understand why HonkyTonk Man had Rick Rude's hangman neckbreaker instead of his own version, but that just made it better to take HTM in the game since I could win with Rude's finisher.
What ever game is in jasonjaconetti's signature. I only found that game once at the arcade at a camping ground but I didn't want to stop playing it. For the time the graphics seemed really good, the characters were huge and you could actually get your wrestler to do their finisher.
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Superstars easily took a lot of my money when I was a kid. I'd go get 3 bucks or so worth of quarters and play a couple hours at a store that had the game. Won it finally with Ultimate Warrior and Big Boss Man. Wrestlefest and SNSM were also great.