The Nintendo 64 was one of the most popular console systems of its time, and it’s still beloved by many gamers today. It was home to a wide variety of games, including some of the best pro wrestling titles ever released. Pro wrestling games were incredibly popular during the N64 era, and several iconic titles stand out as some of the best. Here we look at feature some of the best pro wrestling games that the N64 had to offer.
WWF No Mercy
One of the all-time greats for any wrestling fan is WWF No Mercy. Developed by AKI Corporation in 2000, this game pushed what players expected from a professional wrestling game to new heights. The Create-A-Wrestler mode allowed gamers to customize their own characters with unique moves and outfits, or play as existing superstars such as Stone Cold Steve Austin or The Rock. Many consider No Mercy to be one of the most realistic and challenging wrestling games ever made.
No Mercy also featured an impressive array of match types that took full advantage of the N64’s capabilities. Traditional variations such as single matches, royal rumbles, and tournament modes were present, along with more outlandish options like Hell in a Cell or tornado tag team matches. The various match types gave players plenty of opportunities to compete against each other in different ways.
WCW/nWo Revenge is another classic example from this era that still enjoys strong popularity today. It was also developed by AKI Corporation in 1998 and was praised for its smooth gameplay mechanics and satisfying grappling system. This game featured 60 WCW wrestlers including Sting, Hollywood Hogan, Goldberg, DDP and Randy Savage.
Revenge also had an extensive array of modes for players to choose from including