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WWE 2K15: 10 Reasons Why It Must Recreate The Monday Night Wars

It's been touched on in WWE's recent video game series, but we still haven't seen a full-on WWE vs. WCW game.

Befunky Monday Night War "Wait a minute. There was a war? Before 9/11? But it was only fought on Monday nights? This sounds an awful lot like the so-called 'cola wars' between Coke and Pepsi, and not even Michael Jackson got out of that one without a few scars." Even if you're not a professional wrestling fan, where have you been? WWE has been squawking about their victory in the Monday Night Wars since they acquired the failing WCW from AOL-Time-Warner-Satan in 2001. Many fans consider it the most exciting period in wrestling's history, the one time wrestling fans were treated to the experience of flipping back and forth between competing shows on Monday nights. (Or, programming a VCR and living flip-free.) It remade old stars and introduced new ones, successfully turning wrestling back into a mainstream form of entertainment only a few years after a damaging steroid scandal. The Monday Night Wars of 1995-2001 were wrestling's most lucrative period, one that will probably never happen again. (Ask TNA.) It's been touched on in WWE's recent video game series, but we still haven't seen a full-on WWE vs. WCW game. A Monday Night Wars game would be a true epic, and infuse a bit of life into a game franchise that hasn't been all that innovative of late. Here are a few reasons why it should happen...
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