by Daniel Johnson Hello wrestling fans! We are now two weeks into voting for The Johnson Transcript Surging Star Award. The top five spots are as follows:
Wrestling Game StArcade: WCW SuperBrawl Wrestling
by Alex Knapp WCW SuperBrawl Wrestling Year: 1994 System: SNES Developer: Beam Software Publisher: FCI Inc. WCW SuperBrawl Wrestling is a peculiar wrestling game. And boy, does it reflect strangely on the promotion it represents.
Indie Wrestling News Roundup 11/9/15
by Daniel Johnson *At Stardom, Thunder Rock consisting of Io Shirai, 25, and Mayu Iwatani, 22, won the Goddess of Stardom Tag League 2015 in Tokyo, Japan on November 8. The duo defeated Santana Garrett, 27, and Hiroyo Matsumoto, 30,… Read More ›
Wrestling Game StArcade: WCW Mayhem
by Alex Knapp WCW Mayhem Year: 1999 System: PlayStation and Nintendo 64 Developers: Electronic Arts, Kodiak Interactive Publisher: Electronic Arts In retrospect, WCW Mayhem is a pretty fascinating game.
Young Wrestler Spotlight: Biagio Crescenzo
by Daniel Johnson Biagio Crescenzo “Charming” Biagio Crescenzo, 19, plays a brash heel on southern California’s independent scene and was seemingly designed for the part. At well under 6’0″, Crescenzo is often at a size disadvantage in matches. While some… Read More ›
Indie Wrestling News Roundup 11/2/15
by Daniel Johnson *JT Dunn, 25, the 2012 winner of The Johnson Transcript Surging Star Award, wrestled Matt Hardy, 41, for the Xtreme Wrestling Alliance (XWA) at XWA Wrestlelution 2015 in Providence, Rhode Island on November 1. Hardy was a… Read More ›
Wrestling Game StArcade: WWF Super WrestleMania
by Alex Knapp WWF Super WrestleMania Year: 1991 (SNES), 1992 ( Sega Genesis) Systems: SNES and Sega Genesis Developer: Sculptured Software Publisher: LJN (SNES), Flying Edge (Genesis) Have you noticed that there’s been a huge dearth of wrestling games over… Read More ›
Indie Flashback: Portia Perez Battles Lady Poison in a Dog Collar Match at ACW
by Daniel Johnson Portia Perez vs. Lady Poison Back in January 2011, Portia Perez and Lady Poison were feuding in Anarchy Championship Wrestling (ACW) out of Austin, Texas. The rivalry for the ACW American Joshi Championship got so intense that… Read More ›
Wrestling Game StArcade: WWF Betrayal
by Alex Knapp WWF Betrayal Year: 2001 System: Game Boy Color Developer: WayForward Technologies Publisher: THQ In the early 2000s, I had two embarrassing guilty pleasures. One of them was listening to Limp Bizkit. The other was playing WWF Betrayal.
Wrestling Game StArcade: WCW World Championship Wrestling
by Alex Knapp WCW World Championship Wrestling Year: 1989 System: NES Developer: Nihon Bussan Publisher: FCI Inc. Who would’ve thought that the competition between the WWF and WCW on the video game consoles extended all the way back to the… Read More ›