Today we sat down with Brennan Williams, AKA the up and coming pro wrestler Marcellus Black, about his love of anime, video games, and what it’s like working as both as a pro football player and a wrestler.
APGNation: First of all, thank you for taking the time to sit down for this interview. Before we begin, could you tell our readers a little about yourself and your background?
Brennan Williams: Sure, a little about me. I grew up around Boston, MA. I had played football since I was seven years old and I road it all the way to the University of North Carolina and three years in the NFL. I’m currently training as a professional wrestler under WWE hall of [...]
Game: 5 Star Wrestling Developer: Daniel Hinkles Release Date: March 17th, 2015 Platform: Playstation 3 PSN
Some have deemed 5 Star Wrestling as the spiritual successor to the Golden Era of wrestling games from the N64. I’m here to tell you it is not that. 5 Star Wrestling is great within its own right.
While I can see the influences coming in from the games of this era such as WWF No Mercy—one of my favorite games of all time—it just simply does not match up with those games. 5 Star Wrestling instead forges its own way with a surprising amount of depth. WWE2K15 is heavy in game modes and creative content but what 5 Star Wrestling decided to focus on was the [...]
In the upcoming WWE 2k15, 2K games today announced that players will be able to create their own wrestler and compete for WWE glory all the way from your character’s early days training at the gym to winning the championship belt. You will begin by creating a wrestler to suit your personal needs in the game’s impressive character creation mode. After that, it’s time to hit the ground running as you train to be the very best at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida where former WWE Superstar Bill DeMott serves as your coach and mentor. From there you will rise through the ranks of the WWE, forming alliances and unlocking new clothing and managers as you [...]