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Check out 30 minutes of new AEW: Fight Forever gameplay

Hit the ropes with Orange Cassidy and Evil Uno with this new AEW: Fight Forever gameplay footage

Yesterday, YouTuber Bigrobowski shared a recent Twitch stream that showcases AEW superstars Orange Cassidy and Evil Uno playing AEW: Fight Forever.

The new footage kicks off with a match between Hikaru Shida and Thunder Roas for the AEW Women’s World Championship. The footage highlights the arcade-style gameplay with fast-paced action.

While much of the gameplay appears similar to the N64 wrestling games on the AKI Engine, there are notable stylistic differences. For instance, at one point, Hikaru Shida suplexes Thunder Rosa straight into the turnbuckle. In another match, we also learn that Orange Cassidy can wrestle with his hands in his pockets.

You can also watch the full gameplay session for yourself below!

AEW: Fight Forever gameplay

Another cool feature showcased in the new gameplay is the ability to manually fire off pyro during entrances. In addition, pressing different buttons also allow you to zoom in and out to change camera angles. There are also fun ways to interact with the environment outside the ring by performing special moves against the apron or throwing your opponent into the ring barricade.

Overall, all the gameplay shown off holds true to the overall vision of AEW: Fight Forever serving as an arcade-style alternative. Where WWE 2K23 prioritizes hyper-realism, AEW’s video game takes us back to the over-the-top N64 titles like No Mercy.

AEW: Fight Forever powerslams into your home on June 29!

On May 22, 2023, All Elite Wrestling revealed its debut game AEW: Fight Forever will hit the mat on June 29.

After years of anticipation and uncertainty, the team behind the game now feel confident for it to hit the shelves. In the new trailer, AEW EVP and former World Champion Kenny Omega discusses how developer Yuke’s is finally ready to release the game. You can watch the official announcement below.

The trailer also shows off additional gameplay featuring Omega as he takes on the likes of Jon Moxley, “Hangman” Adam Page and Adam Cole. The footage highlights the title’s arcade alternative approach to WWE’s simulation style gameplay. With over-the-top character models and animations, AEW: Fight Forever looks to take wrestling games to their arcade-style roots.

We wanted to develop an arcade experience that was fun, easy to pick up and play, but difficult to master.

Kenny Omega

AEW: Fight Forever is developed by Yuke’s and published by THQ Nordic. The game will release worldwide on June 29 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. You can also learn more about the game and pre-order it on the official website!

Are you excited to get in the ring and enjoy some arcade-style wrestling as some of your favorite AEW stars? As always, let us know what you think down in the comments!

Sam Fronsman

A writer with a love for video games, both new and old. A collector of games, CDs and DVDs. Can sometimes be found behind a camera or playing guitar. The X-Men games for SEGA Genesis will always hold great memories.
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