The Visual history of WWE SmackDown!

From hard body jaggies to marble-sculpted brawlers, we chart the smoothing of the beefcake

WWE SmackDown! vs RAW - 2004
Known as a “transitional” game, the first “vs RAW” was one of the last times many of the wrestlers were seen together on the same roster before they quit, jumped ship to TNA, died, or were fired. Again, graphics were smoother than they had previously been. Note the fine detail on the Undertaker’s face and even his tattoo. Hair, however, has never been one of SmackDown’s fine points as it usually looks like a multicolored helmet made from spaghetti.

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