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Action Arcade Wrestling

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Sports
Publisher: Reverb Triple XP
Developer: VICO Game Studio
Release Date: Feb. 9, 2022

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'Action Arcade Wrestling' Gets Nintendo Switch Release Date, Development Roadmap - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2022 @ 2:07 p.m. PST

Action Arcade Wrestling returns to the ridiculous ruckus of arcade wrestling as you select from over 30 extraordinary wrestlers and unleash their unique abilities in the ring.

Bringing back fun to wrestling games, choose from over 30 incredible wrestlers and battle it out in over 25 different wrestling match-types including 5 on 5 Tag, Tornado Tag, Four-way matches, Battle Royal and many more.

Wield the cosmic power of El Universo, unleash laser beams from the futuristic K-FaY13E, or drop radioactive attacks from Biohazard – there ain’t no cookie-cutter wrestlers here!

Action Arcade Wrestling brings everything you love from ‘90s wrestling games with its own twist of chaos and fun. Join the action and step through the ropes in this fast-paced, arcade wrestling extravaganza to superkick the overly simulated wrestling games out of the ring! Choose from a roster of 30+ outrageous wrestlers executing powerful attacks and superhero-like abilities in the most over-the-top wrestling game ever conceived.

Bring your powerbombs, fireballs, and steel chairs to the wrestling ring!

VICO Game Studio and Reverb Triple XP announced that Action Arcade Wrestling will launch on Nintendo Switch on February 9, 2022.

In a few short weeks, ‘90s arcade wrestling fans everywhere will be able to pass around a Joy-Con and land the ultimate finisher at home and on the go. From old school rasslin’ fans to newcomers and everyone in between, Action Arcade Wrestling on Nintendo Switch can be enjoyed by anyone - anytime and anywhere!

The rasslin’ doesn’t end there. Take a look at our 2022 roadmap below for more details on future features including new custom wrestling championship belts to defend and the upcoming Arcade Gauntlet.

Key Features:

  • Retro Gameplay Action Satisfaction – Intuitive 2-button controls allows players of all ages and skill levels to easily jump into the arcade wrestling mayhem.
  • Steam Remote Play - Share your local matches online with friends using Steam Remote Play Together - bring the smackdown to opponents across the globe!
  • A Match for Every Style – Over 25 playable game modes are planned including One vs. One, Tag Team, Three-way match, Four-way match, 4-10 Person Elimination matches, Tornado Tag, Battle Royal, Trios and more!
  • Roster of Extraordinary Wrestlers – Choose from 30+ unique, superhero-like wrestlers that you won’t find anywhere else!
  • Old School Flair – 3D cel-shaded visuals bring a vibrant throwback arcade look that captures the outrageous and colorful past of wrestling games.
  • Animated Madness – Over 700 hand-crafted animations to perfectly capture the movement and antics that make AAW unique to the wrestling world.
  • Customization Galore – The FREE Wrestle Lab Creation Suite puts more creative power in the hands of players. Loads of wrestler and arena options are available including body morphing, texture uploads, face mapping, move set assignments, physics-based accessories and more. Create fearsome monsters, favorite super heroes, rasslin’ icons… go crazy with the creative freedom of the Wrestle Lab!

Currently available for PC (Steam), PS4 and Xbox One, Action Arcade Wrestling is coming to Nintendo Switch on February 9, 2022.

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