Acclaim Uncages Legends of Wrestling

Acclaim Ent. hopes to put the smackdown on the game software competition with today’s release of Showdown: Legends of Wrestling for PlayStation 2 and Xbox.

Developed by Acclaim Studios Austin, the game was designed in conjunction with professional wrestling experts and features 73 of the greatest wrestlers in history, including Hulk Hogan, Sting, Andre the Giant, Ultimate Warrior, Randy "Macho Man" Savage, Bret "Hitman" Hart, Diamond Dallas Page, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Eddie Guerrero and "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes.

The title is also allows players to recreate the greatest matches of all time, including Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant in the Pontiac Silverdome. In addition, gamers can create never-before-seen dream matches at such venues as Madison Square Garden, The Omni, Cow Palace, Pontiac Silverdome, L.A. Sports Arena, Skydome, Mid-South Coliseum, Cobo Arena and the Greensboro Coliseum.

Showdown: Legends of Wrestling carries a suggested retail price of $49.99. For more information on the game, see