WWE All Stars

Game review by
Brett Molina, Common Sense Media
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Join Hulk Hogan and others for simple, aggressive wrestling.

Parents say

age 14+
Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 7+
Based on 16 reviews

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Positive Messages

All conflicts between wrestlers are solved with matches inside (and sometimes outside) the ring.

Positive Role Models & Representations

Just like real pro wrestling, the game features "good guys" and "heels," or villains.

Ease of Play

Compared to other wrestling titles, this game is much simpler to control. Players have light and heavy punches/kicks and light and heavy grapples. As players build up a blue meter, they can hit two buttons simultaneously to perform a signature move. Once an opponent is weakened, players can then tap and hold the shoulder buttons to execute a finishing move.


Players perform the standard punches, kicks, and other wrestling moves such as body slams. In some matches, players can also use weapons, such as chairs or baseball bats. There are finishing moves. However, players won't see any blood or gore.


The only questionable words heard in the game were "damn" and "ass."


This is a game that provides more exposure to the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), and as such, can be viewed as a marketing tool.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

When wrestler "Stone Cold" Steve Austin appears, players may hear some references to beer.

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that WWE All Stars is a simple, arcade wrestling title based on World Wrestling Entertainment. It features past and present wrestlers competing in matches, with the goal of becoming a world champion. As with any wrestling game, players punch, kick, and grapple their way to victory. They can sometimes use weapons such as chairs. The game is playable online, a feature Common Sense Media does not recommend to children under the age of 12.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byMr. Lovewell May 16, 2011

All Stars get 4 Stars!

We've all had those "Who would win in a fight?" questions. With WWE All-Stars, you can lay those questions to rest. John Cena, Hulk Hogan, and mo... Continue reading
Parent of a 17-year-old Written bybigshow1167 April 26, 2011


that is the best
Teen, 13 years old Written byTeamPro July 3, 2018

Fun For All Ages

WWE Allstars differs from the other wrestling games.The violence is watered down and the game has a catoonish feel to it.A good game for young children
Kid, 11 years old July 17, 2015

WWE all stars

WWE all stars is a fun wwe game. In this game you fight many famous wwe people including the Undertaker. You can fight in championships or personally made match... Continue reading

What's it about?

WWE All Stars is an arcade wrestling title featuring stars from the past and present of World Wrestling Entertainment, such as John Cena, Randy Orton, Hulk Hogan, and \"Macho Man\" Randy Savage. The game's main mode is Path of Champions, where players can battle for the World Heavyweight Championship or World Tag Team titles. There's also Fantasy Warfare, which pairs a past and present star in a match to determine who's best. There are also Exhibition matches for a quick jump into the ring.

Is it any good?

WWE All Stars is a simple, fun wrestling title. Unlike the Smackdown vs. Raw series, it features controls that are easier to grasp and highly-stylized characters. Attacks such as body slams look more outrageous thanks to slow-motion effects and exaggerated motions. The roster of characters features great balance between the present-day stars and wrestling legends such as Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant. Although the game modes are thin, which limits replayability, All Stars is great alternative for players seeking a simpler wrestling experience.

Online interaction: The game features online matches with open chat.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about how realistic this game is. How does this game compare to the real world of wrestling?

  • What makes this game better or worse than the pro wrestling simulations that focus on creating a more authentic experience?

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For kids who love sports and fast action

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