THQ today released WWE WrestleFest for iPhone and iPad, a retro return to the wrestling arcade game from the 1990s, and announced that the game is also in development for Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and Android. The XBLA, PSN and Android versions will be available later in 2012.
WWE WrestleFest includes current-day WWE Superstars as well as prominent WWE Legends, an it supports DLC, multiplayer matches and “Road to WrestleMania” progression play. WWE WrestleFest is available now through Apple’s App Store for $2.99 (iPhone) and $3.99 (iPad).
Faithfully recreated in line with the classic arcade experience, WWE WrestleFest will provide players with a notable roster of current WWE Superstars and popular WWE Legends, including John Cena, The Rock, Randy Orton, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Undertaker, Jake “The Snake” Roberts and “Macho Man” Randy Savage. They will explore arcade-style WWE action across a variety of match types, including Royal Rumble, Tag Team, Gauntlet and Steel Cage, while competing in a number of renowned arenas like Raw, SmackDown®, WrestleMania® and Saturday Night’s Main Event.
The Road to WrestleMania progression-style mode will encourage players to select a WWE Superstar or WWE Legend and compete in a series of challenges to win five different WWE Championships, while wireless connectivity through Apple Game Center will enable them to issue multiplayer challenges.
WWE WrestleFest will also update the gameplay experience following launch with the release of 30 additional WWE Superstars and WWE Legends, as well as new arenas, through an extensive downloadable content program. Items currently scheduled for future release include WWE Superstars CM Punk, Triple H and Sheamus, WWE Legends Shawn Michaels and Big Boss Man, as well as the classic Survivor Series arena.