Showdown: Legends of Wrestling
Game Series Independent Games
Release Date June 22, 2004
Platforms PlayStation 2Xbox
Publisher Acclaim Entertainment
Developer Iguana Entertainment


Showdown: Legends of Wrestling is a sports video game and the sequel to Legends of Wrestling II. It is the third and last chapter of the Legends of Wrestling series.

Showdown: Legends of Wrestling is the exclusive supercard of the immortals! Battle through the annals of time clashing with the greatest grapplers to set foot in the squared circle. Unlock classic feuds, create dream matches and travel down the path of pain in the first-ever era-based career mode. See if you have what it takes to beat the icons of professional wrestling.

The theme song is "Metal Health" by Quiet Riot.

Key Features:

  • The only game with 73 of the greatest ring warriors ever, including Hulk Hogan, Randy "Macho Man" Savage, Sting, Ultimate Warrior, Andre The Giant, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, Bret "Hitman" Hart, Diamond Dallas Page and many more!
  • Brand new "Ready To Brawl" controls for ultimate mat mayhem.
  • Travel down the path of pain through the 70's, 80's and 90's in the all-new SHOWDOWN Challenge.
  • Never-before-seen Classic Matches with hidden licensed arenas.
  • Matches including Table, First Blood, Ladder, Steel Cage, Iron Man, Battle Royal, Hardcore, 6 & 8 Man Tag, Elimination, Handicap, plus 3 & 4 Way Dances.
  • Three-man commentary with Tony Schiavone, Larry Zbyszko & Bobby "The Brain" Heenan.
  • Gameplay tutorial from the "excellence of execution" Bret "Hitman" Hart.
  • Create-A-Legend returns with all new textures and body geometry allowing gamers to make their ultimate icon of wrestling.
  • Signature entrances and taunts for each Legend, including all new licensed music composed by "Mouth of the South" Jimmy Hart.
  • Wrestle with the greatest tandems ever such as The Road Warriors, Steiner Brothers, British Bulldogs, Koloffs, Nasty Boys, Rock-n-Roll Express and more.
  • Wrestling's greatest managers lead you to the ring, including Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, The Grand Wizard, Captain Lou Albano, "Mouth of the South" Jimmy Hart and Mr. Fuji.


1) Abdullah the Butcher
2) "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes
3) Andre the Giant
4) Andy Kaufman
5) Bam Bam Bigelow
6) Baron von Raschke
7) Big John Studd
8) "Big Poppa Pump" Scott Steiner
9) Bob Backlund
10) Bobby "The Brain" Heenan
11) Bret "Hit Man" Hart
12) Brian Pillman
13) British Bulldog
14) Bruno Sammartino
15) Captain Lou Albano
16) Cowboy Bob Orton
17) Curt Hennig
18) Diamond Dallas Page
19) Don Muraco
20) Dory Funk Jr.
21) Dr. Death Steve Williams
22) Dynamite Kid
23) Eddie Guerrero
24) Fritz Von Erich
25) George "The Animal" Steele
26) The Grand Wizard
27) Greg "The Hammer" Valentine
28) Hacksaw Jim Duggan
29) Harley Race
30) "Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert
31) Hulk Hogan
32) Iron Sheik
33) Ivan Koloff
34) Ivan Putski
35) Jake "The Snake" Roberts
36) Jerry "The King" Lawler
37) Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka
38) Kerry Von Erich
39) Kevin Von Erich
40) Killer Kowalski
41) King Kong Bundy
42) Koko B. Ware
43) Mil Mascaras
44) "The Mouth of the South" Jimmy Hart
45) Mr. Fuji
46) "Mr. USA" Tony Atlas
47) "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff
48) "Nasty Boy" Brian Knobbs
49) "Nasty Boy" Jerry Sags
50) Nikita Koloff
51) Nikolai Volkoff
52) One Man Gang
53) Owen Hart
54) Randy "Macho Man" Savage
55) Ravishing Rick Rude
56) Rick Martel
57) Rick Steiner
58) Ricky Morton
59) Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat
60) Road Warrior Animal
61) Road Warrior Hawk
62) Robert Gibson
63) Rocky Johnson
64) Rowdy Roddy Piper
65) Sabu
66) The Sheik
67) Sid Vicious
68) Sting
69) Superstar Billy Graham
70) Ted DiBiase
71) Terry Funk
72) Tito Santana
73) Ultimate Warrior


  1. Madison Square Garden (New York, NY)
  2. Boston Garden (Boston, MA)
  3. Maple Leaf Gardens (Toronto, Canada)
  4. Pontiac Silverdome (Pontiac, MI)
  5. Wembley Stadium (London, England)
  6. The Omni (Atlanta, GA)
  7. Tokyo Dome (Tokyo, Japan)
  8. Texas Stadium (Irving, TX)
  9. Philadelphia Spectrum (Philadelphia, PA)
  10. Moscow Arena (Moscow, Russia)
  11. Cobo Arena (Detroit, MI)
  12. Legends Coliseum (Austin, TX)
  13. L.A. Sports Arena (Los Angeles, CA)
  14. Cow Palace (San Francisco, CA)
  15. Toronto Skydome (Toronto, Canada)
  16. Greensboro Coliseum (Greensboro, NC)
  17. Dory Funk's Gym (Ocala, FL)
  18. Mid-South Coliseum (Memphis, TN)
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