Total Nerd The Best Wrestling Games of All Time  

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This is a list of the best professional wrestling games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated professional wrestling games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest professional wrestling games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these professional wrestling games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging professional wrestling games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new professional wrestling games.

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This list answers the questions, "What are the best professional wrestling games?" and "What is the greatest professional wrestling game of all time?"

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WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain 2003 WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain is a video game released on the PlayStation 2 console by THQ on October 27, 2003. It is a sequel to WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth and is part of the WWE ...more

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WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2006 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2006 2005 WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2006, is a professional wrestling video game released on the PlayStation 2 console and the PlayStation Portable handheld console by THQ and developed by Yuke's. It is part ...more

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WWE '13 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE '13 2012 WWE '13 is a professional wrestling video game developed by Yuke's and published by 2K Sports for the PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360. It is the second game in the WWE series and the 14th ...more

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WWF No Mercy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWF No Mercy 2000 WWF No Mercy is a professional wrestling video game released in 2000 on the Nintendo 64 console and published by THQ. It is named after the World Wrestling Federation annual pay-per-view event ...more

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WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 2006 WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 is a professional wrestling video game released by THQ and developed by Yuke's Future Media Creators. The game is based on the professional wrestling promotion World ...more

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WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2004 WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw, is a professional wrestling video game released on the PlayStation 2 console by THQ and developed by Yuke's. It is part of the WWE SmackDown vs. Raw series and is based ...more

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WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth 2002 WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth is a professional wrestling video game released on the PlayStation 2 console by THQ and developed by Yuke's. It is part of the WWE SmackDown! video game series ...more

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WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 2008 WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 is a professional wrestling video game developed by Yuke's and published by THQ for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, Wii, and Xbox ...more

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WWF WrestleMania 2000 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWF WrestleMania 2000 1999 WWF WrestleMania 2000 is a professional wrestling video game originally released in 1999 on the Nintendo 64 console. It was based on the World Wrestling Federation's annual pay-per-view, ...more

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WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 2007 WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 is a professional wrestling video game developed by Yuke's and released on the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, PlayStation Portable and Nintendo DS video ...more

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WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 2010 WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 is a professional wrestling video game developed by Yuke's and published by THQ for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, and Xbox 360 systems. ...more

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WWE 2K14 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE 2K14 WWE 2K14 is a professional wrestling video game developed by Yuke's & Visual Concepts and published by 2K Sports for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is the first game published by 2K ...more

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WCW/nWo Revenge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WCW/nWo Revenge 1998 WCW/nWo Revenge is a professional wrestling video game released in 1998 for the Nintendo 64 game console. It is the sequel to 1997's WCW vs. nWo: World Tour. Like its predecessor, Revenge ...more

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WWE Raw 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE Raw 2 2003 WWE Raw 2: Ruthless Aggression, known as simply WWE Raw 2, is a video game released for the Xbox console by THQ in 2003, and developed by Tokyo-based company Anchor Inc. It is the sequel to the ...more

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WWE '12 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE '12 2011 WWE '12 is a professional wrestling video game developed by Yuke's and published by THQ for the PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360 systems. It is the first game in the WWE series and the ...more

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WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010 2009 WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010, is a professional wrestling video game developed by Yuke's, and published by THQ for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Nintendo DS, Xbox ...more

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WWF SmackDown! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWF SmackDown! 2000 WWF SmackDown! is a professional wrestling video game released for the PlayStation console by THQ and developed by Yuke's Future Media Creators. It is the first game from the video game series, ...more

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WWE Legends of WrestleMania is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE Legends of WrestleMania WWE Legends of WrestleMania, known as simply Legends of Wrestlemania, is a video game featuring legends of the professional wrestling promotion, World Wrestling Entertainment, who have appeared ...more

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WCW vs. nWo: World Tour is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
edward-king added WCW vs. nWo: World Tour 1997 WCW vs nWo: World Tour is a professional wrestling video game released in 1997 for the Nintendo 64 game console. Released at the peak of World Championship Wrestling's dominance in the Monday ...more

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WWE 2K16 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Son Goku added WWE 2K16 October 27, 2015

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WWE All Stars is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE All Stars 2011 WWE All Stars is a professional wrestling video game published by THQ and developed by THQ San Diego for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 systems and Subdued Software for the PlayStation Portable, ...more

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WWF WrestleFest is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWF WrestleFest 1991 WWF WrestleFest is a professional wrestling arcade game released by Technōs in 1991, featuring stars of the World Wrestling Federation. The game was distributed by Technōs in Japan and North ...more

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WWE 2K15 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time

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WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Ro... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role 2000 WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Role is a professional wrestling video game released on the PlayStation console by THQ and developed by Yuke's Future Media Creators. It is part of the WWF SmackDown! ...more

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WWF WrestleMania: The Arcade G... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Aron Orion added WWF WrestleMania: The Arcade Game 1995 WWF WrestleMania is a professional wrestling arcade game released by Midway Manufacturing Co. in 1995. It is based on the World Wrestling Federation professional wrestling promotion. The game ...more

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WWE Day of Reckoning is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE Day of Reckoning 2004 WWE Day of Reckoning is a professional wrestling video game released for the Nintendo GameCube console in 2004. The game is based on World Wrestling Entertainment and many of the wrestlers who ...more

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Fire Pro Wrestling Returns is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Fire Pro Wrestling Returns 2007 Fire Pro Wrestling Returns is a professional wrestling video game that was released in 2005 in Japan, and was released on November 13, 2007 in North America and February 8, 2008 in Italy. The ...more

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WWF Attitude is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWF Attitude 1999 WWF Attitude is a professional wrestling video game based on the World Wrestling Federation released by Acclaim Entertainment in 1999 for the PlayStation and Nintendo 64. A slightly enhanced ...more

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WWE Day of Reckoning 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE Day of Reckoning 2 2005 WWE Day of Reckoning 2 is a video game released on the Nintendo GameCube console by THQ. The sequel to WWE Day of Reckoning, it became a "Player's Choice" game on July 5, 2006. The ...more

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Showdown: Legends of Wrestling is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Showdown: Legends of Wrestling 2004 Showdown: Legends of Wrestling is a professional wrestling video game and the sequel to Legends of Wrestling II released by Acclaim Entertainment for the Xbox and PlayStation 2 in 2004. A ...more

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Pro Wrestling is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Pro Wrestling 1986 Pro Wrestling is a Nintendo Entertainment System game, as well as a Family Computer Disk System game for one or two players first released in 1986. The game was the second wrestling game on the ...more

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WCW vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Aron Orion added WCW vs. the World 1997 WCW vs. the World is a professional wrestling video game for the PlayStation video game console. It was released in 1996 in Japan and 1997 elsewhere. It was the first game developed by The Man ...more

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WWE WrestleMania XIX is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE WrestleMania XIX 2003 WWE WrestleMania XIX is a professional wrestling video game released exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube by THQ in 2003. Based on the professional wrestling promotion World Wrestling ...more

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WWE WrestleMania 21 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE WrestleMania 21 2005 WWE WrestleMania 21, also known simply as WrestleMania 21 or Wrestlemania XXI, is a professional wrestling video game released on the Xbox game console by THQ. It is based on WWE's pay-per-view ...more

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WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It 2001 WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It is a professional wrestling video game released on the PlayStation 2 console by THQ and developed by Yuke's Future Media Creators. It was released in Europe on ...more

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WWF War Zone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
edward-king added WWF War Zone 1998 WWF War Zone is a professional wrestling video game developed by Iguana West and released by Acclaim Entertainment in 1998 for the PlayStation, Nintendo 64, and Game Boy. The game features ...more

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Def Jam Vendetta is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Def Jam Vendetta 2003 Def Jam Vendetta is a 2003 professional wrestling video game that combined hip hop with pro wrestling. It was released for the PlayStation 2 and GameCube. It was Electronic Arts' first attempt ...more

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ECW Hardcore Revolution is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Son Goku added ECW Hardcore Revolution 2000 ECW Hardcore Revolution is a professional wrestling video game released by Acclaim Entertainment, based on the professional wrestling promotion Extreme Championship Wrestling. The game was ...more

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TNA Impact! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
TNA Impact! 2008 TNA Impact! is the only video game released by the professional wrestling promotion, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. The game was developed by Midway Studios in Los Angeles and published by ...more

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WWF Super WrestleMania is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Aron Orion added WWF Super WrestleMania 1992 WWF Super WrestleMania is a multiplatform wrestling video game based on the World Wrestling Federation, released in 1992 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and the Sega Mega Drive/Sega ...more

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WCW Mayhem is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WCW Mayhem 1999 WCW Mayhem is a professional wrestling video game by Electronic Arts, which shares its name with a World Championship Wrestling pay-per-view event. The first WCW game produced by EA, it was ...more

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WWF Royal Rumble is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
adrian-biggy-nunu-juarez added WWF Royal Rumble 1993 WWF Royal Rumble is a professional wrestling video game released by LJN in 1993 for the Super NES and Sega Genesis. Like its predecessor, WWF Super WrestleMania it is based on the World ...more

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WWF WrestleMania is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Aron Orion added WWF WrestleMania 1989 WWF WrestleMania is an NES game created by Rare and published by Acclaim Entertainment in 1989. It was the first WWF licensed NES game and the second WWF game overall, the first being ...more

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Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Aron Orion added Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This at Home 2003 Backyard Wrestling is a video game developed by Paradox Development, and published by Eidos Interactive in 2003 for Xbox and PlayStation 2.

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The Simpsons Wrestling is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
The Simpsons Wrestling 2001 The Simpsons Wrestling is a fighting video game based on the animated television series The Simpsons and is based on the professional wrestling genre. The game was made for the PlayStation ...more

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Backyard Wrestling 2: There Go... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Aron Orion added Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood 2004 Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood is the second installment in the Backyard Wrestling series and was released on Xbox and PlayStation 2. The licensed soundtrack includes music by ...more

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Legends of Wrestling II is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Legends of Wrestling II 2002 Legends of Wrestling II is the sequel to the professional wrestling video game Legends of Wrestling. It was published by Acclaim Entertainment and released on November 26, 2002 for both the ...more

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WWE WrestleMania X8 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
WWE WrestleMania X8 2002 WWF WrestleMania X8 is a professional wrestling video game developed by Yuke's and released on the Nintendo GameCube by THQ in June 2002. The game was succeeded by WWE WrestleMania XIX for the ...more

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WWF WrestleMania Challenge is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Aron Orion added WWF WrestleMania Challenge 1990 WWF WrestleMania Challenge is a professional wrestling video game based on the World Wrestling Federation, released in 1990 for the Nintendo Entertainment System by LJN. The game features nine ...more

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Super Fire Pro Wrestling Speci... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Wrestling Games of All Time
Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special 1994 Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special was released in 1994 as part of the Fire Pro Wrestling series. This is the second game ever created with contribution from Goichi Suda. Its controversial ending, ...more