10 Best Fire Pro Wrestling World Gaming-Related Created Wrestlers

Fire Pro Wrestling World marks the return of the classic Fire Pro Wrestling series.  These are the 10 best gaming-related created wrestlers so far (featuring Mr Gabe Newell??).

Solid Snake

It turns out that Solid Snake’s skills extend far beyond defeating nuclear machines and contorting his body to fit inside a small cardboard box.  The Metal Gear Solid protagonist looks very authentic in Fire Pro Wrestling World.  I’m interested to know what his finishing move would be, though…

Jim Sterling

Created by GenericMartini, this Jim Sterling created wrestler is so recognizable it could be a secret DLC.  Give him a game developer to throttle (weapons optional) and the video game critic could reinvest the world of hardcore wrestling.

Doom Guy

Dude, someone created Doom Guy??  Creator sponge deserves all of the credit for this awesome creation of a retro gaming legend.  Silent but deadly.

Duke Nukem

The womanizing, trash talking, beer drinkin’ bad ass that is Duke Nukem would be a WWE legend if he were real.  We will never get to see the Duke climb into the ring in real life, but thanks to 6000 Angry Bees players will be able to make it happen.

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GangBeast

Very almost Deadpool but not quite, this GangBeast creation is pretty darn cool.  It’s a shame Fire Pro Wrestling World doesn’t have a staggeraroundandthrowyourselfovertherailing button.

Nemesis

The ready made replacement for The Undertaker and Kane; this is the ultimate unstoppable phenom.  The moment his entrance music hits (probably just the sound of a window breaking in the next room), I guarantee the wrestlers in the ring will vacate the ring and run for safety.

Sonic The Hedgehog

The less said about this, the better.

Wolf Hawkfield

Wolf Hawkfield was my go-to character back in Virtua Fighter on the Sega Saturn.  That’s not to say he was good but he had pretty cool face paint and, hey, I knew nothing about Virtua Fighter.  Policenaut has created a brilliant likeness.

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Zangief

How could I mention Wolf without also sharing this?  Street Fighter 2’s Zangief looks menacing and would be a formidable opponent in the squared circle.  Rumour has it he packs a pretty mean piledriver, too.

Gabe Newell

Let’s save the best for last, shall we?  When he’s not making Half-Life 3 and pummeling PC player’s wallets into submission with Steam sales, Gabe likes to pull on lycra and whoop ass in the squared circle.  Who knew?  

We just need Gordon Freeman as a tag team partner and we’ll have Tag Team champions…

To try your hand at the character creator, or just exchange blows in the middle of the ring, pick up Fire Pro Wrestling for on Steam Early Access for £15.