Rumble Roses XX review

The girls-only wrestling game every red-blooded male will want, but will never play in mixed company

GamesRadar+ Verdict


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    Stone-cold honeys with few inhibitions

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    Looks like no other hot-bod sim out there

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    Full online support


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    Could use more girls and moves

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    No single-player story mode

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    Roses look way better than they sound

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Many of us here at GamesRadar are still scratching our heads at the popularity of TV shows like "Dancing with Celebrities" and "Skating with the Stars". But we'd totally tune in for "Wrestling with Porn Stars". We can't, because it obviously doesn't exist (at least, untilsomeone from ABC reads this), but you can pretty much play it in the form of Rumble Roses XX. If you've ever looked at a Victoria's Secret catalog or gone to Hooters and thought, "You know, this would be so much cooler if these impossibly sexy babes were beating the crap out of one another," this wrestler-turned-skinfest is your game.

This is especially true if you then added, "and would it kill them to constantly force each other into positionsso compromising theywouldmake a stripper blush?" These gals are driven by an insatiable bloodlust, and neither modesty nor a distinct lack of clothing can stop them from satiating it. Thus, if victory can only be achieved holding your opponent upside-down for several seconds, legs splayed and thong-clad booty fully on display - and apparently, that's often the case - that's what they'll do.

It's a devotion to craft rarely seen in today's world, and anyone who finds the female form stimulating will likely find a certain appeal to this attitude. However, if you're looking for a deep wrestling game full of sophisticated grappling and advanced strikes, you may want to wait for a true WWE game to appear on 360. As enticing as many of these girls' jiggling bitch-slaps and gyrating submission holds are, you'll probably find yourself wishing they each had a few more from which to choose.

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DescriptionSuggestive to a point just shy of softcore porn, but there seems to be a remarkably well-developed wrestling game under it all.
Platform"Xbox 360"
US censor rating"Mature"
UK censor rating"Rating Pending"
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)
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