“Sports-entertainment has a long, storied history within the video game medium. From the arcade heyday of the early ’80s to the advent of mobile gaming today, players have been banging around in the virtual squared circle since the days before WrestleMania even existed.
But not every entry into the annals of wrestling games experienced the popularity, exposure and success of titles like the recent WWE 2K15, 2K Supercard and WWE Immortals. Some had the potential and fell disappointingly flat, others tried to focus the entire experience on one match type, while a rare pair went completely off the conceptual rails.
The ensuing pages will tell you the stories behind five of these titles.”