Xavier Woods knows a lot about wrestling and he knows a lot about video games.
Woods has created the UpUpDownDown universe within the WWE space and turned his love of video games into an upcoming hosting gig on the G4 Channel.
Woods has not only been featured in many wrestling games throughout his career, he has extensive knowledge of wrestling video games. But all the wrestling games throughout the history of time and space, which one is the greatest?
Before Woods could answer that, he listed the things he looks for in his wrestling video game.
"I want the game to be as fun as humanly possible. That's the point of video games to me. The bottom line is fun, regardless of what it looks like. I like for [the game] to have good mechanics, it doesn't have to feel like I'm actually wrestling, I don't need it to be realistic and all that stuff. As long as I can throw somebody over the ropes and dive out on them and can dress my guy how I want because create-a-wrestler is beyond important to me," Woods told Adam Sessler of G4TV.
Woods and Sessler ran through a variety of wrestling games including Saturday Night Slam Masters, WCW/NWO Revenge, WWF No Mercy, SmackDown vs. Raw, and more.
So, which game is the Best Of All-Time...For Now?
According to Woods, it's Fire Pro Wrestling.
"It won out for me because it has a crazy create-a-wrestler, it has GM mode, it has the most moves on any wrestling game. It's crisp 2D in a 3D space with the camera moving as well. All the reasons all the other games are good [Fire Pro] wraps it up into one game," said Woods.
Who are we to doubt Xavier Woods and his knowledge of wrestling video games?
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