Excerpt: It all began as a desperation decision made by a floundering television network. The United Paramount Network (UPN) was getting routinely trounced in the ratings and needed a boost to keep itself afloat.
Excerpt: Attention all WWF fans! Finally a wrestling game for PlayStation that doesn't suck! The graphics and sound are both there in WWF Smackdown! You can completely tell which wrestler is who, whether they are in the ring or out.
Excerpt: After months and months of painful waiting, we the WWF fans have finally gotten the most electrifying wrestling videogame ever. Okay so I'll admit it, compared to Acclaim's WWF Attitude, WWF SmackDown makes playing Attitude as slow and boring as watching WCW.
Excerpt: Wrestling games have become almost as popular as the real thing. (Or, I guess in this case, the pre-determined thing.) Either way, there's no arguing that the WWF is the king of the pro wrestling federations.
Excerpt: Acclaim has held the license for the World Wrestling Federation for over 10 years. However, most of the titles they came out with were forgettable. The NES ones were pretty much a joke, and the early releases for PlayStation and Saturn were arcade-based.