No Mercy's life span carried on for over a decade after the games release because it was considered the best wrestling system, and due to emulation created hacks and graphic swaps that allowed people to create and input just about anyone they wanted with the help of Photoshop.
Unlike its N64 predecessor "Wrestlemania 2000 (1999)" this games entrances has only the wrestler appear on stage for his intro before a match and then cuts to the next entrance or ready to wrestle in the ring. However all the walking/running to the ring and in ring showings are in the game and completed, but cut out on the final release by THQ for unknown reasons. They can be viewed through using action replay inputs.
Is the exclusive to Nintendo 64 follow up to Wrestlemania 2000 and final WWF game released on the console. Prior to WWE titles, the developers Aki, Jakks Pacific and THQ earlier created both "WCW vs n.W.o: world tour" and "WCW vs n.W.o Revenge". All of which considered some of the best and greatest wrestling games of all time on any system or format. THQ would later go on for several years creating the "Raw vs Smackdown" series and the titles simply called WWE with the latest year after it.
No Mercy's life span carried on for over a decade after the games release because it was considered the best wrestling system, and due to emulation created modufication and graphic swaps, allowed people to create, customise and input just about anyone and anything they wanted with the help of Photoshop.
Became "infamous" around the time of its release because the near majority of the game's copies had a permanent glitch that wiped out all saved data, both during the time the game was on and after it was turned off.
The trivia items below may give away important plot points.
The Big Show was dropped at the last minute before the games release at the request of WWF (now WWE) headquarters and was replaced with the wrestler Meat. No explanation has ever been given as to why. However the face and attire of Big Show remains in the game which can be assembled in the Create A Wrestler option.
THQ began developing this game when certain wrestlers where still on the WWF roster, but had to be removed for the final release. Their attire and faces can still be found in create a wrestler. Some of them where "Mosh and Thrasher" aka "The head bangers"
The Hulk Hogan theme "Real American" appears in this game as Gerald Brisco and Pat Patterson's theme music because they where using it at the time during their "Mr MacMahons" stooges tag team. Who also parodied Hulk Hogans taunts at the time. Despite this, Hulk Hogan was still contracted to WCW and does not appear in this game. WWF/WWE owns the rights to the song, and Hogan had a similar song titled "American Made" for his WCW run.
The game Features The Undertaker during his American Bad character. No motor bike entrance appears tho, and his theme song is a generic theme for the game. "American Bad" by Kid Rick and "Rollin" by Limp Bizket could not be used due to copyright, however none of the Undertakers previously used death march themes appears either.
Unlike its predecessor Wtestlemania 2000, this games entrances only the the wrestler appear on stage and then cuts to the next entrance or ready to wrestle in the ring. However all the walking/running to the ring and in ring showings are in the game! They can be viewed through using action replay inputs.
Features The Undertaker during his American Badass character. No motor bike entrance appears, and his theme song is a generic theme. "American Badass" by Kid Rick and "Rollin" by Limp Bizket could not be used due to copyright, however none of the Undertakers death march themes or ministers music appears either.