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Average Player Score Based on 4175 ratings
8.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 4175 ratings
  1. 10 (1428)
  2. 9 (2166)
  3. 8 (398)
  4. 7 (82)
  5. 6 (18)
  6. 5 (15)
  7. 4 (9)
  8. 3 (9)
  9. 2 (7)
  10. 1 (43)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:9.8

    Wow, just wow.

    This game is stunning, you just cant be bored with this game. The storline is well variated, and all characters are well made. They added a lot of new moves to this game, which i like. The exhibition matches are fun. The... Read Full Review

    8 of 11 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain

  • User Rating:9.1

    This is the best wrestling game to come out ever,believe me and not even smackdown vs. raw series can top this baby here

    no this is what i call a wrestling game.what the hell happened with smackdown vs. raw 2006?i mean seriously? here are the reasons why this is the best wrestling game ever.... 1.lots and lots of matches 2.more areas t... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4.3

    Good game but..........

    Its nothin more than a repititive wrestling graphics are not that good.A lot of moves but no impact,background music is really a garbage.Single player mode is boring than anyother thing you have.But multiplayer mode is q... Read Full Review

    1 of 13 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    Truely the best wrestling game (not effing Smackdown vs. Raw 2006) !

    Man oh man! It's been two years since the release of WWE Smackdown! HCTP and it's been the gem of the Smackdown! series. I mean , lets face it! Tell me one thing that's wrong with this game?! You can duke it out backstag... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:1

    I really hate this game because of the ai season mode is very cheap which I hate because the controls are bad.

    This game doesnot deserve a 9.0 out of 10 this game should of gotten an 8.2 out of 10 because the ai in season mode is very cheap because it doesnot matter who you pick like the undertaker goldberg triple hhh john cena k... Read Full Review

    0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:6.5

    This game makes major, and worthwhile improvements to the gameplay of Smackdown. It also makes major changes to the presentation, and they are budget cutting changes and wont benefit the consumer. From a gameplay sta... Read Full Review

    0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    wow

    i am not a wrestling fan but i knew that this game was going to be good from the first time i saw the first few screenshots. it has got amazing graphics and gameplay. the only two things that a fighting or wrestling game... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3

    if you are a wrestling fan this game is a must buy. the graphics are awesome and the gameplay is the best out of every smackdown game so far. the sound is not the best part in HCTP but the mat sounds are pretty realistic... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    as soon as i got this game i played the elimanation chamber and got pinned in 43 seconds . in other words pratice before you do main event or season mode matches.but having 16 key grapples is great for the gameplay . the... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.2

    Let me start this brief review by saying that I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS GAME! It's the best Smackdown! yet, and the best WWF/WWE game ever. The graphics this year gets a major overhaul from what we saw in the last game. The... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.3

    Forget what you remembered about last years Smackdown, though there may be a few game play similarities this is the evolution of wrestling right here. The new gameplay features such as the location specific body damage ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful