But yeah, wrestling video games. I haven't played Fire Pro Wrestling Returns in ages despite my intention to do so. I need a tv. That's the problem.
I checked out my Youtube videos on my old channel a little while ago, though. My Chris Benoit video game videos had a few more comments from the last time I viewed them. So they're still being watched. And I thought that I should do a return video using Fire Pro Wrestling Returns. And since it would be a momentous return, it should be an eight man battle royale.
Benoit isn't in FPR but I can import him from Fire Pro Wrestling D (the last game he appeared in).
Then it's just a buffet of other dead wrestlers to choose from. Let's try to find seven American wrestlers. Ideally, those who died after 2005 (when FPR was released).
"Dr Death" Steve Williams. That would be a great one. Wasn't he dead already by the time FPR came out? No. He died in 2009.
Ooh. Rikishi. Another good one. He died in...wait...he's alive? Who was I thinking of then? Oh. Fatu aka Umaga. He's actually Rikishi's brother. Oh, but Fatu is in the game as Jamal. So it still works. Died in 2009.
Oh, Mike Awesome. He's in the game as the Gladiator. He's a great one. Died in 2007.
Hmm. Those are the only three from my skimming. Let's go back and find more...they can be Japanese.
Mitsuharu Misawa. He's a legend. Died in 2009.
Ooh. Shinya Hashimoto. 2005 death.
Bison Smith. Wrestled in Japan and the US indies. Died pretty young. He'd be a good addition even though I never saw him wrestle in real life. Also, I think FPR was the only game he was ever in.
Hmm...that might be it. I'm using a dead wrestler database to help now. Let's go to 2004 then and work backwards. Need one more.
Hawk from the Road Warriors/Legion of Doom. Died in 2003. He's actually in the "legends" federation in the game so they knew he was dead by the time the game was released.
So yeah. There's seven. Looks like a good group. Would be an awesome match and awesome video.
"Dr Death" Steve Williams
Anyway, yeah that medieval MMA thing is interesting but pretty stupid. Still, people in the comments section are raving over it.
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