Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden

A 26-year-old Sega Mega Drive Game by Human Ent.

Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): tpwres


Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden © 1992 Human Entertainment

Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden features the World Championship where one wrestler qualifies to win the title, Exciting one shot single or tag matches, the 5-on-5 Elimination and 1-on-2 Handicap with a roster of 12 wrestlers.

It's for one or two players.


Cartridge ID: T-43013

Players: 2
Control: 8-Way Joystick
Buttons: 3
=> [B] Weak strike/grapple, [C] Medium Strike/grapple, [A] Run/Strong strike/grapple


Thunder Pro Wrestling Retsuden translates to Thunder Pro Wrestling Biographies and was released in Japan in March 27, 1992. It's the only game in the Fire Pro series to be released to the Sega Mega Drive.

It was the first pro-wrestling video game to bring tag team wrestling to the Sega Mega Drive.

The wrestlers in the game are based on the following real life personalities:

Great Star = Antonio Inoki (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Emperor Ken = Riki Choshu (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Masked Hell = Jushin Liger (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Mr. Yokozuna = Genichiro Tenryu (Super World of Sports)
Senor King = Jumbo Tsuruta (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
Masked Typhoon = Super Strong Machine (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Buster Ryukiba = Akira Maeda (Fighting Network RINGS)
Victory Junkie = Stan Hansen (All Japan Pro Wrestling)
Ralph Panther = Hulk Hogan (World Wrestling Federation)
Hideaki Cho = Bam Bam Bigelow (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Storm Daisuke = Kensuke Sasaki (New Japan Pro Wrestling)
Star Bomber = Big Van Vader (New Japan Pro Wrestling)

It is the only game in the Fire Pro series that makes use of an Special bar that enables the wrestler to perform their finishing maneuver. Three segments of the bar are required and if used early, the move is usually reversed and the player penalized by losing the three segments of their Special bar.

[FR] June 1992 - Joypad N.9: 68/100


Hold Start button and press A, B and C buttons simultaneously. The game will soft reset.

Press Up and C at the Game Over screen of World Championship to get three more continues.

To pit the same wrestlers against one another, use controller 2, highlight the wrestler Player 1 selected, hold button B, and press C button.


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)


Game Design: Ziggy Sano, [Mr.K] Kitamura
Wrestler Design: K. Kosugi, MSX Bancho [Nao], H. Sano
Information Graphics: Hata‑P, Y. Kotaki TYPE-M
Title Design: M. Hayashi
Program: M. Itoi, Bandit Katsumata
Music: T. Saito, Garheu
Sound Effect: H. Niwayama
Original Game Design: M. Masuda
Special Thanks: K. Iida, T. Onozaki, Y. Yoshimura, T. Itoh, S. Kiuchi

Game's ROM.