The down side to this is that many of the same things that frustrated players in previous Aki wrestling games raise their ugly heads in Wrestlemania as well. There is also an Exhibition Mode, in which any match may be set up with any wrestlers. Tossing the huge cage into the mix causes a bit of slowdown, and the cage looks a little strange up close, but it's still a welcome addition. I played it when I was 9 or 8 and it was pretty easy. Under the major headings of Technique, Grappling, Striking, Ground Grappling, and High Flying, there are subcategories such as running attack or turnbuckle moves. It's a blocky, pixilated mess.
It's a collage of still shots taken from the video intros, but the shots are taken at a very low resolution and blown up to fill the entire screen. Belt creation is a neat idea, but since the wrestlers never actually wear the created belts, you're limited to looking at a way-too-blurry picture of a belt before the match begins. My memories of this game were a lot better than it turned out to be. After grappling, the player can use A or B and the d-pad to attempt different moves. Your manager can help fight if your wrestler is the first person in the ring. This makes it a wonderful multiplayer game. There's no speech or commentary in the game whatsoever.
If you've played Revenge, you already know exactly what to expect from Wrestlemania 2000. However, the blocky look to the characters, not to mention the game's bad habit of clipping can't be overlooked. We know that the focus on Aki's wrestling engine is on the animation and the variety of moves that it can show off in its games. The Create-A-Wrestler feature is actually a wonderful accomplishment. A and B can and strike respectively. And I hope you enjoy the game as well! Digitized music and stills from the superstars' video packages pepper the ring entrances, but both manage to detract from the experience rather than add to it. See details for additional description.
The models still move and punch and run the same. So wrestling fans who are waiting for an all-new experience will have to keep on waiting. So, to answer the burning question, yes, Godfather comes to the ring with one of his hos. An in-depth create-a-wrestler mode has been added. I really like the game, I can play this game for hours and not get bored of it to be honest. Everything else is pretty good, its what you expect from the N64 game. It won't be easy because in order to get a title shot you've got to win some of the other belts in the federation like the Hardcore or European belts.
While you can load up on all of the power moves you want, you'd better be aware that most of them are easily reversed unless you've worn the other guy down. You have to save her as an Original. You can choose your guy's name, intro music, intro video footage, entrance attire, entrance partner, how they walk to the ring and even what they do when they get there. It is then that the game has to sink or swim according to the strength of its gameplay. Playing alone, you'll be able to embark on the Road to Wrestlemania, the game's quest mode. Also, most of the wrestlers' heads are a little too square. Grapple with your wrestler and someone else in the front.
It's really strange to see The Rock's face frozen in the raised-eyebrow position while he wrestles. For example, Steve Austin will do a Splash in the corner and a Knee Block when running at an opponent. You can make a title and once you submit it, you can defend it in Story Mode as well, which is pretty cool. It's got some good gameplay, though it may be a bit too simplistic for some. The moves aren't perfect but they are damn good.
The face area of the head is so flat that the guys barely seem to have profiles. Spike Piledriver - One person in front of opponent and one person at the side, then both grapple. Mick Foley actually puts his hand down his pants in the game, pulls out a sock and puts it on his right hand where it remains for the rest of the match when you initiate the Mr. You would think the developers would have splurged for a larger cart to make room for some higher-quality audio and video in the game. As I implied; this game is one of the funnest on the N64 console.
The storylines and wrestlers make you feel like you are back in the attitude era. Even if you are already the champ, if you lose the Royal Rumble tournament, Vince McMahon will take the title away and you will have to start from the beginning again. The game features more than 50 wrestlers, and many of them can be edited and customized by the player, excluding a few iconic superstars. You'll be booked into all sorts of different matches, and if you seem to excel in tag-team matches with your preselected partner, you'll be thrown into more of those. Once a wrestler is created, the player can enter them in the Story Mode.