The Armchair Empire writes: "For this reviewer, all the fun and excitement of professional wrestling took place back in the '80s when the World Wrestling Federation's popularity exploded with stars such as Andre the Giant, Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, Randy "Macho Man" Savage, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Ivan "the Polish Power" Putzki and especially the one and only Hulk Hogan."
+OK single-player story mode, although most gamers won't have much difficulty completing it rather quickly
+Online play runs smoothly without any lags, but it can take a while to find an Xbox Live rival to square off against
- Sometimes frustrating and unexpectedly schizophrenic controls, particularly during tag-team matches
- Takes much too long to finish off some matches, even when gamers have completely smashed and mashed to a pulp a seemingly incapacitated opponent
- Reliance on furious back and forth thumbing of the Xbox 360 controller's thumbsticks for pins and breaking holds will send more than a few gamers to the local gaming store to buy a replacement for their now-broken controller