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Average Player Score Based on 603 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 603 ratings
  1. 10 (44)
  2. 9 (32)
  3. 8 (43)
  4. 7 (54)
  5. 6 (72)
  6. 5 (118)
  7. 4 (72)
  8. 3 (47)
  9. 2 (41)
  10. 1 (80)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:8.6

    It's backyard wrestling

    Backyard Wrestling when it first came out was a fun game. I am a huge fan of Insane Clown Posse so I went and gobbled that game up at the $50. The game had some fun moments just beating the hell out of people and using... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful

Most Helpful Critical Player Reviews

  • Review Score:1.8

    Worst.Wrestling Game.Ever!

    Ok, well it's not the worst wrestling game ever, it's the 2nd worst. Backyard Wrestling 2 is the worst. But you may be asking, why does this game suck? Well, first of all, bad concept. Backyard Wrestling in real life... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This at Home

  • Review Score:1

    I am so glad this game sucks! I'm an actual wrestling fan, and had this game been good, the crappy "sport" of being a retard who hits himself and others with any and everything available might have seriously caught on. W... Read Full Review

    0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:2.2

    Backyard Wrestling: Don't Play This at Home

    This game is not worth more normal rant. Gameplay -2- Controls are sloppy and other unusable. Graphics -3- Could they visuals look any cheaper? Even the cut scene are terrible. Sound -3- Just play awful. I'll ad... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:2.9

    Wow, what a bad idea. The game contradicts itself - it mentions that "not all backyard wrestlers are untrained" and yet the game is named after, and has footage from, a line of videos that show untrained kids just hurtin... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.6

    the game wasnt all its cracked up to be.

    well this game wasnt as bad as i expected well the graphics of course suck so bad its not even funny the blood look likes crap while the gameplay is very hard becuz u cannot set the difficulty the moves are wwe copys an... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    A lesson in how to mess up flaming tables and light tubes.

    I never understood the backyard wrestling "phenomenon". Sure I did some wrestling with my friends on a trampoline in what can only be described as the most heterosexual promotion to ever exist, but, we never dropped eac... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.6

    this is an awesome game and is so worth the money.

    Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and girls....er well this isn't for the little ones anyway. behold the greatest wrestling game alive: BackYard Wrestling. Everything you could want is in the game. Blood, Brutal weapons such as... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5

    Lacks all the foundations of a good game.

    Ok, to clear this up real quick for those who are expecting a wrestling game are a little off. This is more of a combat-game. Sure, there are grapples and stuff like that but huge wrestling fans might shy away from this ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4.2

    if your a wrestling fan don't bother getting this.

    i was browsing around in my local game store one day and i saw this game on the shelves. I thought it looked like a pretty cool game. But i was wrong. Ok i thought it was fun for a dew days, bit after that i thought to m... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4

    Makes Wrestling Look Lame.....

    The Good Points In This game are..... Theres Movies of real footage of Real backyard Wrestling. The Music isn't that all bad unlike some other wrestling games. Its really fun..but only for a little while... T... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.9

    its good and bad all in one

    anyone that likes to play wrestling games have surley played backyard wrestling at least once. and im sure that they where all a little disapointed in what it has to offer.. some of the best parts of the game ore not ev... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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