Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden

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Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden
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Developer(s) Human Entertainment [1]
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Series Fire Pro Wrestling
Platform(s) Mega Drive
Release
Genre(s) Sports [1]
Mode(s) Single player
Multiplayer (up to four players) [1]

Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden(サンダープロレスリング列伝,Sanda Puro Resuringu Retsuden, "Thunder Pro Wrestling Biographies") is a Japan-exclusive Sega Mega Drive professional wrestling video game. This is the only game in the Fire Pro Wrestling series to be released for that system.

Professional wrestling entertainment form that mimics contact sports

Professional wrestling is a form of performance art and entertainment that combines athletics with theatrical performance. It takes the form of events, held by touring companies, that mimic a title-match combat sport. The unique form of sport portrayed is fundamentally based on – and evolved from – classical and "catch" wrestling, with modern additions of striking attacks, strength-based holds and throws and acrobatic maneuvers. Much of these derive from the influence of various international martial arts. An additional aspect of combat with improvised weaponry is sometimes included.

<i>Fire Pro Wrestling</i> Video game series

Fire Pro Wrestling is a professional wrestling video game series originating from Japan, starting in 1989 by Human Entertainment, and developed and owned by Spike Chunsoft. The series is distinguished by its grappling system, which is primarily based on timed button presses and strategy. Another signature feature of the series is its Edit mode, a character creation feature with many options to customize appearances, wrestling moves and character A.I. behavior.

The game features an "Exciting" mode that allows players to take on each other, an elimination mode where ten chosen wrestlers compete to win, and a handicap mode where one wrestler must take on two opponents. [1]

A North American release under by name, Jesse "The Body" Ventura Wrestling Superstars, was planned by DreamWorks, but was never released for unknown reasons. A ROM for the cancelled English version has since leaked online.

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