WWE SmackDown is a famous game series on the PlayStation 2, which was built based on the TV show World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Among the versions of this series, WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth has received the best reviews. It was designed by Yuke’s Co. Ltd. and was released by THQ Inc. First, it was available in North America, on October 31, 2002; in a European market on November 15, 2002. Besides, it also had another name is Excelling Pro Wrestling 4 in Japan, which was ready for the market on February 6, 2003.
Similar to other WWE related games, players have the opportunity to explore the world of professional wrestlers. In the game, you will own a professional wrestler to compete with other gamers in many events. Also, completing each event will help players increase the rank in the achievement board and getting more amazing rewards.
The game content
In addition, this version also has some modifications compared to other games of the same content. In the seasonal mode, players can only explore the challenges of this game when their wrestler reaches the professional level. Therefore, there are two ways for players to participate in matches of this mode. The first, this is the simplest way that you can choose a famous WWE wrestler and many people know to use it. After selecting, players can easily enjoy unique competitions at the seasonal challenge. However, choosing the available characters to join this mode is a bit boring. The second way for players to enjoy the seasonal play is to create a character, which will require players to compete at basic events such as WWE Heat to increase rank over time. After completing WWE Heat matches, players can go to the bigger tournaments such as Raw or SmackDown. By reaching the appropriate ranking of the game and becoming a famous wrestler, you can confidently step into the seasonal competition challenge.
In addition to the above game modes, the producer also offers an exhibition game section, allowing people to customize WWE’s exciting events. However, this part of the exhibition will be removed from competition to compete for the championship. Instead, players can only achieve the championship and defend it in season mode.
In addition to changes in game modes, WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth also possesses a faster pace than previous versions. Therefore, the developer has prepared a good image system with a smooth frame rate. The characters are carefully designed and clearly displayed. Also, many image details are displayed smoothly, making the match more interesting.