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New Japan Pro Wednesday (2/27) Anniversary Event Card, Fire Promoter Review, More


Fire Promoter DLC Released For Fire Pro Wrestling World

Today marked the release of the second DLC for Fire Pro Wrestling World. Fire Promoter is a game mode that allows players to run their own wrestling promotion. Book matches, sign contracts, cross-promote with other promotions, and everything else involved in running a wrestling promotion.

The game mode is fairly in-depth, yet more streamlined than modes like WWE Universe in the WWE 2K series. It’s a pretty straight forward manager mode, but still engrossing. It can be extremely tedious for those that don’t have fun making spreadsheets, but for those that do, watching your promotion’s crowd and assets grow is pretty enthralling. You can actually watch, booking by booking, as your stars’s drawing power increases or decreases.

The WWE 2K series could learn a lot from Fire Promoter. The mode lets players upgrade their facilities. Just imagine if WWE Universe mode let you set up, and manage the WWE Performance Center, that is the level of management Fire Promoter delivers. All booked matches are playable, in case you’re worried that its all money management. It’s a substantial update to an already fun game.

Fire Pro Wrestling World is available on Steam & Playstation 4.

New Japan Anniversary Show Card

New Japan Pro-Wrestling celebrates 47 years with a huge show on March 6th. The 47th Anniversary Show will be headlined by IWGP Heavyweight Champion Jay White facing Will Ospreay in a special non-title contest. Also the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Titles and the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title will be defended. The show will air LIVE on

3/6, 5am EST

  • Togi Makabe, Toru Yano, Ayato Yoshida, Shota Umino & Ren Narita vs. Bullet Club (Bad Luck Fale, Tama Tonga, Tanga Loa, Chase Owens & HIKULEO)
  •  Yuji Nagata & Toa Henare vs. CHAOS (YOSHI-HASHI & Tomohiro Ishii)
  • Satoshi Kojima, Tomoaki Honma, Tiger Mask, Ryusuke Taguchi & Dragon Lee vs. Suzuki-gun (Minoru Suzuki, Taichi, Yoshinobu Kanemaru, El Desperado & TAKA Michinoku)
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team Championship Match: Los Ingobernables de Japon (BUSHI & Shingo Takagi) (c) vs. Roppongi 3K (SHO & YOH)
  • IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Championship Match: Taiji Ishimori (c) vs. Jushin Thunder Liger
  • Anniversary Day Special 6-Man Tag Team Match: Hiroshi Tanahashi, Kazuchika Okada & Hirooki Goto vs. Los Ingobernables de Japon (EVIL, SANADA & Tetsuya Naito)
  • Anniversary Day Special Singles Match: Jay White vs. Will Ospreay

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