Excerpt: Since 1999 or so there has been a virtual lock on the wrestling video game market by the WWF/WWE. Sure there has been the occasional wrestling game like the two ECW games, the Legends of Wrestling series, the Backyard Wrestling games, and a few attempts from WCW, by but and large when you think wrestling game, you tend to think of the WWE games.
Summary: TNA stands for Total Nonstop Action, so you can expect TNA iMPACT! to be more extreme and action-packed than competing WWE titles, including tweaks like a six-sided arena, with game modes involving a cage and race for the belt.
Excerpt: As of late, TNA's popularity is quickly rising, thanks to a roster of AAA wrestlers many of which are easily recognizable. With that, it's no surprise that we have our first TNA videogame, as it was only a matter of time until the wrestling license was slapped on a virtual simulation, if you will.
Summary: Cross the Line , while not a sequel, provides a solid TNA iMPACT! experience on the go. The biggest setback for the title is the fact it is an almost identical port to the first TNA title released almost two years ago. The roster is grossly outdated and everything you didn’t like about the first release is most likely included in this package.
Conclusion: Multiplayer is the best way to enjoy TNA Impact, and there's a full array of match types available. One-on-one matches, three-way free-for-alls, tag-team brawls, handicap contests, and the signature Ultimate X matches are all playable, though only two players can actually compete at a time.
Pros: Attacks land with satisfying force, Simple control scheme, varied move set, Animations are usually smooth.
Cons: Technical flaws can spoil matches, Graphical glitches are common, Story mode doesn't capture personalities of TNA stars, No character creation, Multiplayer limited to two players.
Summary: TNA stands for Total Nonstop Action, so you can expect TNA iMPACT! to be more extreme and action-packed than competing WWE titles. TNA has a few little tweaks compared to regular wrestling, such as a six-sided arena, with game modes involving a cage and race for the belt.
Excerpt: E’ bello vedere che ancora diversi sviluppatori capaci ( Atlus , EA ) supportano l’ormai vetusta PS2 ; è un po’ meno bello vedere che il suo “canto del cigno” è insesorabilmente appestato da produzioni mediocri come questo TNA Impact! .