Sting confirmed for Showdown: Legends of Wrestling

Nine-time World Heavyweight Champion Sting is the latest wrestler to sign up for Acclaim's Showdown: Legends of Wrestling.


Acclaim Entertainment today announced that it has signed Sting to appear in Showdown: Legends of Wrestling. The nine-time World Heavyweight Champion will appear in the game alongside more than 70 other wrestling legends, including Diamond Dallas Page, Ultimate Warrior, "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, and King Kong Bundy.

"The addition of Sting to the Showdown: Legends of Wrestling supercard is something wrestling fans and Acclaim have craved since the brand's inception," said Brian Shields, brand manager for Acclaim. "Incorporating a wrestling icon of Sting's caliber further illustrates our commitment to creating an unmatched roster of wrestling legends."

"To return to the ring as a legend is a huge thrill for me," added Sting. "I have read the reports and heard the rumors regarding my whereabouts. Well, let it be known that being added to the Showdown roster means one thing and one thing only for my opponents--the Stinger is back to rule the ring! Thanks to Acclaim, this June, all challengers will submit to the Scorpion Deathlock."

Showdown: Legends of Wrestling is currently scheduled for release on the PS2 and the Xbox in June. For more information, check out our previous coverage of the game.

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