Fire Pro Wrestling G

The Sony PlayStation Game by Human Ent.

Fire Pro Wrestling G screenshot

DESCRIPTION

Not emulated in MAME [CONSOLE] Sony PlayStation Game

Fire Pro Wrestling G © 1999 Human Ent.


Fire Pro Wrestling G includes 169 wrestlers and a plethora of game modes including the One Night Match, One Night Tournament, Open League, Elimination Match, Battle Royal, Death Match and Gruesome Fighting.

The Fighting Road mode is a story mode were you take the role of Yuji Yamashita, the Hope of a New Star. Depending on the various choices you make during the game, your character will be drafted into a different promotion where he can meet and face various wrestlers in hopes of becoming the champion.

The Edit mode received major improvements. On top of being able to create your own original wrestler, you can now create up to 5 wrestling promotions, including editing their logos. You can also move wrestlers from one promotion to another, including ones you've created.

One final game mode addition is Edit Ranking. In this computer versus computer only mode, your mission is to assemble an effective CPU Logic for your wrestler in order to defeat your opponents.

Four players can play simultaneously and there are 77 edit slots plus the ability to import up to 77 other wrestlers from a second memory card for a total of 154 edits.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Game ID: SLPS-02065

Players: 4
Control: Standard Controller/Analog Controller (Dual Shock Controller compatible)
Buttons: 8
=> [Square] Weak strike/grapple, [X] Medium strike/grapple, [Circle] Strong strike/grapple, [Triangle] Run, [L1] Performance 1, [R1] Drag downed opponent/facelock [L2] Performance 2, [R2] Breath/tag partner

TRIVIA

Released in Japan in June 24, 1999 and developed by S-Neo.

Released to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Fire Pro Wrestling series.

This was HUMAN's final Fire Pro Wrestling game. The next games in the series would be developed by Spike, which featured most of the same staff. Fire Pro Wrestling G and some HUMAN developed games would later be re-issued under the Spike Library label.

The wrestlers in Fire Pro Wrestling G are based on real life wrestlers, but are given fake names because HUMAN didn't secure any license. In the following section, the wrestlers will be listed with Fire Pro Wrestling name to the left and their real life name to the right:

View Japan Pro-Wrestling is based on New Japan Pro Wrestling and features the following characters:

Fighter Yamato = Tatsumi Fujinami
Crusher Hatamoto = Shinya Hashimoto
Violence Kono = Masahiro Chono
Ken Shundoh = Keiji Mutoh
Samurai Jiro = Shiro Koshinaka
Storm Keisuke = Kensuke Sasaki
Kazuki Yamamoto = Kazuo Yamazaki
Isami Mito = Osamu Kido
Buffalo Amamoto = Hiroyoshi Tenzan
Satoshi Kijima = Satoshi Kojima
Mamoru Takahashi = Manabu Nakanishi
Yujiro Sakata = Yuji Nagata
Inazuma Kengo = Kengo Kimura
Junichi Hirota = Junji Hirata
Toshi Goto = Tatsutoshi Goto
Takayuki Kizuka = Takayuki Iizuka
Michinori Nohara = Michiyoshi Ohara
Osamu Hashimura = Osamu Nishimaru
Takao Hasuda = Tadao Yasuda
Raging Hiro = Hiro Saito
Toshiaki Igarashi = Kuniaki Kobayashi
Asuka Mogami = Akira Nogami
Akiyoshi Naito = Akitoshi Saito
Big Dynamo = Big Titan
Hyper Emperor Super Kaiser = Jushin "Thunder" Liger
E Kamikaze = El Samurai
Eiji Kamamoto = Koji Kanemoto
Shinichiro Ohkari = Shinjiro Ohtani
Bushido Yashin = Kendo Kashin
Iwahito Takaryu = Tatsuhito Takaiwa

Olive Japan Pro-Wrestling is based on All Japan Pro Wrestling, featuring these characters:

Mitsuhide Hikawa = Mitsuharu Misawa
Keiji Togashi = Kenta Kobashi
Toshiie Kazama = Toshiaki Kawada
Akira Sagami = Akira Taue
Hiro Date = Hiroshi Hase
Shun Akisawa = Jun Akiyama
Yoshihiro Kabuyama = Yoshihiro Takayama
Katao Obayashi = Takao Omori
Rakon Honma = Tamon Honda
Takehiko Makihara = Masahito Kakihara
Gyuukaku Izumiya = Jun Izumida
Star Bison = Stan Hansen
Star Saber = Vader
G.O. Bright = Gary Albright
John Peace = Johnny Ace
Death Hazard A = Headhunter A
Death Hazard B = Headhunter B
Naumakua Morden = Maunakea Mossman
Jackal Ballfeed = Wolf Hawkfield
Tommy Louis = Johnny Smith
Masanori Kobuchizawa = Masanobu Fuchi
Yoshinao Nogawa = Yoshinari Ogawa
Kiyoshi Akechi = Tsuyoshi Kikuchi

Independent World includes characters based on garbage, hardcore wrestlers from promotions including Frontier Martial-Arts Wrestling, Big Japan Pro Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling as well as free agents:

Katsushi Okita = Atsushi Onita
Saxon Haruki = Hiromichi Fuyuki
Ranmaru = Hayabusa
Pioneer Go = Ryuma Go
Hunter Gojo = Tarzan Goto
Bohemian Inuji = Shunji Takano
Master Togo = Mister Pogo
Hisakatsu Tohya = Hisakatsu Ohya
Danger Matsubara = Mistuhiro Matsunaga
Mr. Ashiya = Mr. Gannosuke
Masahiko Hatanaka = Masato Tanaka
Mado = Jado
Soji Harazawa = Koji Nakagawa
Winning Kanemura = W*ING Kanemura
Tetsuhiko Murota = Tetsuhiro Kuroda
Dreamer Sakamaki = Shoji Nakamaki
Abdul The Danger = Abdullah The Butcher
Kerry Texan = Terry Funk
The Genocide = The Gladiator
Tattoo = Sabu
Log Random = Rob Van Dam
Kido = Gedo
Rocky Tsuji = Ricky Fuji
Masao Orikura = Masao Orihara

RYU is based on Wrestle Association R and only features these two characters:

Thunder Ryu = Genichiro Tenryu
Nobuharu Awaya = Nobutaka Araya

Yukiguni Pro-Wrestling is based on Michinoku Pro Wrestling. It includes these characters based on the following:

Jinsui Kanzaki = Jinsei Shinzaki
Gran Mariposa = Gran Hamada
Blade Hayate = SASUKE
WAKA Yukiguni = TAKA Michinoku
Kerry Boy = Men's Teioh
Doran Otowa = Gran Naniwa
Mask De Panther IV = Tiger Mask IV

Starting in this game, WWC Pro-Wrestling now only features characters based on World Championship Wrestling wrestlers, including the new World order. These are the characters:

Axe Duggan = Hollywood Hogan
Will Goldback = Goldberg
Flash Barton = Scott Norton
The Spike = Sting
Big Steiner = Rick Steiner
Small Steiner = Scott Steiner
Macho Saber = Randy Savage
Blood Beat = Bret Hart
Raven Gash = Kevin Nash
D. Glass Edge = Diamond Dallas Page
The Greatest Musha = The Great Muta
Smasher G.G. Gigas = Bam Bam Bigelow
Mighty Boy Smith = The British Bulldog
Conan The Brutal = Konnan
fWo Spike = nWo Sting
Azteca Dragon = The Ultimo Dragon
Kiryu = Kaz Hayashi
Wild Phantom = Chris Benoit
Black Kaiser = Black Tiger II
Sisucos = Psychosis
Rey Mysterious Jr. = Rey Mysterio Jr.

This is the first Fire Pro Wrestling game that gave the WWF (today WWE) its own promotion, the WFW Pro-Wrestling, which features these characters based on these superstars from the Attitude Era:

Steam Odin = Steve Austin
Knight Blaster = Hawk
Iron Blaster = Animal
Steel James = Steve Williams
Kerry Bogey = Terry Gordy
The Underground = The Undertaker
Sure Miles = Shawn Michaels
Cole Bite = Paul Wight
Rack Lepia = The Rock
Donhound = Mankind
Kain Harlock = Ken Shamrock
Mine = Kane
Dan Dadarn = Dan Severn
Beat Bun = Bart Gunn
Silver Gust = Goldust
Pentagon = The Patriot
Darryl Firmas = Doug Furnas
Eiichi Funakoshi = Shoichi Funaki
Ritz Jake = Chris Jericho
Bony Crowbar = Phil LaFon

Gongs includes characters based on the following shootfighters from Fighting Network RINGS:

Takashi Minemura = Kiyoshi Tamura
Nobuhiro Kawamoto = Yoshihisa Yamamoto
Hiroshi Hozaka = Tsuyoshi Kosaka
Ricardo Gabriel = Bitsadze Tariel
Wolf Burn = Volk Han
Ricky Gray = Dick Vrij
Lance Highman = Hans Nyman

S-1 sees the return of characters based on the following fighters from K-1 Grand Prix:

Masashi Sasatake = Masaaki Satake
Cheater Curl = Peter Aerts
Hornet Ghost = Ernesto Hoost
Bake Gerardo = Andy Hug
Andre Fag = Mike Bernardo

Battration includes these characters based on shootfighters from Grappling Detective Team Battlarts:

Fuyutake Ishihara = Yuki Ishikawa
Daisaku Hiketa = Daisuke Ikeda
Hercules Otsuki = Alexander Otsuka
Takeshi Onozaki = Takeshi Ono

High Class has these characters based on shootfighters from Pancrase:

Masakatsu Higaki = Masakatsu Funaki
Mitsuro Midzuki = Minoru Suzuki
Mamoru Hanagi = Manabu Yamada
Boss Dokken = Bas Rutten

Three A features the following based on these Lucha Libre AAA performers:

E. Santos = El Hijo del Santo
Neglect Chaos = Negro Casas
D. Silver Jr. = Dr. Wagner Jr.

Gruesome Fighting features characters based on mixed martial artists mostly from PRIDE and Universal Fighting-Arts Organization:

Koya Nogawa = Naoya Ogawa
Sennen Kinoshita = Enson Inoue
Satoya Kato = Rumina Saito
Hercules Allevin = Alexander Karelin
Nixon Stacey = Rickson Gracie
General Bordeaux = Gerard Gordeaux
Thomas Schmidt = Maurice Smith
Bone Cry = Don Frye

Free contains characters based on some PRIDE, Osaka Pro and other freelancers listed below:

Nakahisa Sanada = Nobuhiko Takada
Takashi Kajiwara = Yoshiaki Fujiwara
Shoji Anzoh = Yoji Anjoh
Katsuya Akai = Mitsuya Nagai
Naoki Yano = Naoki Sano
Keiichi Yamato = Kenichi Yamamoto
S. Dolphin = Super Delfin
Nato = Dick Togo
Naohiro Mashizawa = Naohiro Hoshikawa
Masato Kagurazaka = Masato Yakushiji

Finally, there's the Legends promotion featuring Great Panther, based on Super Tiger. If that wasn't enough, the Edit mode features the following characters you can find and create based on the following:

195 - Spectre = Damian 666
196 - Oyashi Motomura = Rusher Kimura
197 - Zombie Masa = Masa Saito
198 - Ryunosuke Umeda = Umanosuke Ueda
199 - Dick Road = Rick Rude
200 - Million Dollar Davis = Ted DiBiase
201 - Fashama = Yokozuna
202 - Christopher Allman = Chris Dolman
203 - Justin Roses = Dusty Rhodes
204 - Gokado Takasaki = Kendo Nagasaki
205 - Pirate Number 1 = Jason the Terrible
206 - Red Bull Nakano = Tatsuo Nakano
207 - (FiPro name unknown) = Haruka Eigen
208 - Jimmy Hawk = Tony Halme
209 - Dave Latenko = Dean Malenko
210 - Mather Fill = Leather Face
211 - Voice Stacie = Royce Gracie
212 - Astro Blaster = Ultimate Warrior
214 - (FiPro name unknown) = Kouki Kitahara
215 - (FiPro name unknown) = The Great Nita
217 - Giant Unala = Giant Kimala
218 - Destruction Dolphin = Spel Delfin
221 - Nile = Freddy Kreuger
222 - The Wise = Wazma
224 - Laser Amon = Scott Hall
225 - Dick Maverick = Dick Murdoch
259 - (FiPro name unknown) = Tommy Dreamer
260 - Kazuki Kashiwada = Kazushi Sakuraba
261 - (FiPro name unknown) = Yone Genjin
262 - Harley Louis = Harley Race
263 - The Eliminator = The Destroyer
266 - (FiPro name unknown) = Yuji Yasuraoka
267 - (FiPro name unknown) = The Sandman
268 - Bloody Allen = Bad News Brown
271 - (FiPro name unknown) = Yoshiaki Yatsu
272 - (FiPro name unknown) = Bob Backlund
275 - (FiPro name unknown) = Minoru Tanaka
276 - (FiPro name unknown) = The Great Kojika
284 - Bear Marder Will = Willie Williams

TIPS AND TRICKS

To change the outfit color of the referee, hold any direction on the Directional buttons during the match-up screen. The four referees only have one alternate outfit color regardless of the direction you choose to hold.

When the game is paused, you can remove the "PAUSE" text displayed below by holding L1 and R1 and pressing the Select button. Pressing Select again will remove the match time display at the bottom right of the screen.

Clear Fighting Road to unlock the Title Match mode and the following hidden wrestlers:

View Japan Pro-Wrestling

Victory Musashi = Antonio Inoki
Hurricane Rikimaru = Riki Choshu
Shout Mizoguchi = Animal Hamaguchi
Ittetsu Wakamoto = Kotetsu Yamamoto
Mask De Panther = Tiger Mask
Dynamic Kid = Dynamite Kid
Raging Nonaka = Norio Honaga
Black Panther = Black Tiger

Olive Japan Pro-Wrestling

Great Shiba = Giant Baba
Tommy Bomber = Jumbo Tsuruta
Harry Texan Jr. = Dory Funk Jr.
Big The G. Bull = Bruiser Brody
Mask De Panther II = Tiger Mask II

Independent World

The Mysterious Kagura = The Great Kabuki
Mister K = Koji Kitao
Mad Tiger = Tiger Jeet Singh

WWC Pro-Wrestling

Dick Slender = Ric Flair

WFW Pro-Wrestling

Giant Rousimoff = Andre The Giant

Gongs

Akira Saeha = Akira Maeda

Three A

Mascara Condor = Mil Mascaras
Mascara Eagle = Dos Caras

Gruesome Fighting

Neverland Rush = Roland Bock

Legends

Carlos Krauser = Karl Gotch
R.J. Phase = Lou Thesz
Rikiozan = Rikidozan

The end credits will also unlock in the Options menu.

As you play in the Fighting Road, Yuji Yamashita will meet wrestlers and other characters with their own portraits. These are added to the options menu with a total of 104 to collect. Winning or losing matches, as well as decisions made will lead to many different scenarios as well. If you can win many of your Fighting Road matches, you can increase your Edit points from 160 to the maximum 280 points.

As your wrestler completes matches in Edit Ranking, you unlock items for Edit mode, including parts to create bears, tanookis, kappas and even Joshi (female) wrestlers including those with the likeness of Kyoko Inoue and Manami Toyota. You also unlock new moves for edited wrestlers including the Muscle Buster and even the Phoenix Kick desperation move used by Kim Kaphwan of Fatal Fury fame.

SERIES

1. Fire Pro Wrestling - Combination Tag [Model HM89001] (1989, PCE)
2. Fire Pro Wrestling 2nd Bout [Model HM91005] (1991, PCE)
3. Super Fire Pro Wrestling [Model SHVC-FP] (1991, SFC)
4. Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden (1992, MD)
5. Fire Pro Wrestling 3 - Legend Bout (1992, PCE)
6. Super Fire Pro Wrestling 2 [Model SHVC-FF] (1992, SFC)
7. Super Fire Pro Wrestling III - Final Bout [Model SHVC-F3] (1993, SFC)
8. Fire Pro Joshi - All Star Dream Slam [Model SHVC-J4] (1994, SFC)
9. Super Fire Pro Wrestling Special [Model SHVC-AP4J-JPN] (1994, SFC)
10. Blazing Tornado (1994, ARC)
11. Wrestling Universe - Fire Pro Joshi - Dome Choujo Taisen - WOWOW vs. JWP [Model HMCD-4008] (1995, PCE CD)
12. Super Fire Pro Wrestling - Queen's Special [Model SHVC-AQQJ-JPN] (1995, SFC)
13. Super Fire Pro Wrestling X [Model SHVC-AF5J-JPN] (1995, SFC)
14. Fire Pro Wrestling - Iron Slam '96 (1996, PS)
15. Super Fire Pro Wrestling X Premium [Model SHVC-AF6J-JPN] (1996, SFC)
16. Fire Pro Wrestling S - 6Men Scramble [Model T-4308G] (1996, SAT)
17. Fire Pro Wrestling G (1999, PS)
18. Fire Pro Wrestling for WonderSwan (2000, WonderSwan)
19. Fire Pro Wrestling i (2001, i-mode)
20. Fire Pro Wrestling D (2001, Dreamcast)
21. Fire Pro Wrestling A (2001, GBA)
22. Fire Pro Wrestling J (2002, J-PHONE)
23. Final Fire Pro Wrestling - Yume no Dantai Unei! [Model AGB-AFWJ-JPN] (2002, GBA)
24. Fire Pro Wrestling Z (2003, PS2)
25. Fire Pro Wrestling Returns (2005, PS2)
26. Fire Pro Wrestling in Mobage (2011, Mobage)
27. Fire Pro Wrestling (2012, X360)

PORTS

Consoles:


Sony Playstation (2000) "Fire Pro Wrestling G (Spike Library #001)" [SLPS-02817]
Sony Playstation 3 (2009) "Fire Pro Wrestling G (PSOne Classics)" [NPJJ-00250]

Page last modified on April 12, 2015