The greatest spectacle in sports-entertainment is back! No other event in the history of wrestling has seen more legendary match-ups and classic championship battles that have forever changed the face of wrestling. No other event has revolutionized the world of wrestling with gripping drama and brutal intensity. No other event has epitomized Vince McMahon's vision of sports-entertainment. It can only mean one event: the infamous WrestleMania, where the baddest men on the planet meet to become the greatest champions of all time. It's where champions are made, Superstar legacies are born and heroes live on.
WWF WrestleManiaź X8's original gameplay engine recreates all the action, excitement and tradition WWF fans have come to love. Experience the intensity and exhilaration of professional wrestling as you step onto the mat to fight the most brutal band of brawlers around. Master each Superstar's unique wrestling style and turn the tide of the match through a combination of counters, reversals and bone-shattering finishing moves. Play as top WWF Superstars including newcomers Rob Van Dam, Booker T, DDP and the Hurricane. Compete in six different venues including SmackDown!, Raw and the ultimate extravaganza, WrestleMania. Finally, relive the rich history surrounding WrestleMania and compete for championship glory through a host of match types including death-defying TLC matches or legendary Hell in a Cell match-ups.
Complete roster of top Superstars including newcomers Booker T, Rob Van Dam, and the Hurricane, each personalized with their own unique wrestling style and repertoire of finishing moves.
Original gameplay engine focusing on simulation, reversals and momentum shifts.
Champion Road - Start from the beginning and take your rookie jobber up through the ranks in quest for the Heavyweight Championship Belt.
Up to 7 characters on screen at the same time including Superstars, announcers and referees.
Six different arenas (WrestleManiaź, Raw, SmackDown!, SummerSlam, Royal Rumble, and a Pay Per View arena)
Multiple match variations including hardcore, tornado tag, triple threat, fatal 4-way and handicap matches
Authentic Superstar entrances with TitanTron video and signature music.
TV-style presentation with dynamic lighting effects, pyrotechnics, camera flashes and multiple camera angles.
Crowd reactions including cheering, booing, chanting and silence vary depending on the action in the match.