WrestleMania will rock the professional wrestling world this Sunday, pitting the biggest names in sports entertainment against each other in front of a predicted crowd of over 100,000 people. As I steel myself for what should be (emphasis on should) be an epic night of wrestling, I want to take a moment and honor some professional wrestlers who found their fame in another art form: video games.
Brock Lesnar destroyed a car on WWE's Monday Night Raw, and some talented YouTuber added sound and visual effects from Street Fighter II's bonus stage to it.
Daniel Bryan, Seth Rollins, Roman Reign, Dean Ambrose and the rest of WWE's Superstars will be in a mobile fighting game done by the Mortal Kombat crew at NetherRealm Studios.
The wrestling-based card game, WWE SuperCard, continues to rise in popularity on the iOS and Android formats, celebrating a new milestone with some fresh new content for its loyal fanbase.
Last weekend, WWE and 2K Games unveiled their new '30 Years of WrestleMania' mode at WWE SummerSlam Fan Axxess.
A new WWE app has launched on the Xbox 360 just in time to allow you to watch WrestleMania 29 directly on your console.
In the hustle and bustle that was Wednesday's deconstruction of THQ's assets, a few games, like the WWE franchise, were left out of the madness. Now reports indicate there could be a major sports developer stepping in to take over the wrestling series.