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World Wrestling Entertainment. Entertainment. That last word is key in what the WWE is all about. And that’s what the new Android and iOS game celebrates. WWE Immortals is pure entertainment.

There have been some great wrestling video games 4 Of The Best Wrestling Video Games You Should Play 4 Of The Best Wrestling Video Games You Should Play If you're still riding high on the thrill of April's WrestleMania XXX, it might be time to get your hands on a great pro wrestling video game. The colorful casts, surprising plot twists, and flashy... Read More in the past, but all of them have put the emphasis on realism. Those games focussed on life-like replicas of the wrestlers and put them in the ring, unleashing their signature moves.

WWE Immortals takes the action into a fictional land with mythical, exaggerated personas of the wrestlers and a one-on-one fighting system that is more reminiscent of games like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat. It all makes sense when you realise who developed the game: NetherRealm Studios, the guys behind Mortal Kombat!

What’s WWE Immortals All About?

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In a way, Immortals takes you back to the days of Sega Genesis, when WWF Wrestlemania took the top stars from the wrestling industry and made the game more like a traditional fighting game. WWE Immortals reimagines today’s top wrestlers. Sheamus is dressed up like a celtic warrior, The Big Show is like a giant out of Lord Of The Rings, Trish Stratus is a “White Witch” who fights on the side of the good guys, The Rock has glowing blue eyes and is made out of stone, and so on. The character animations are fantastic, providing an otherworldly quality to the game.

Each match-up has you choosing a team of three, taking on a team of equal opponents. You start with three players, and you can buy more as you progress. Each victory gives you WWE coins to spend in a store, buying players or upgrading your existing ones. You’ll need to buy players because each one has limited stamina—and stamina determines whether a player can be used in the next fight or not.

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The in-app purchases come in here. You can buy WWE coins or stamina cards with real-world money, or wait till your player’s stamina replenishes. Honestly, you don’t really need to spend money in this game and you can safely disable in-app purchases on your phone What Are In-App Purchases & How Can I Disable Them? [MakeUseOf Explains] What Are In-App Purchases & How Can I Disable Them? [MakeUseOf Explains] "I can’t believe it!" my cousin said to me the other day, "someone’s just bought a $10 in-app purchase on my mother’s phone, and she doesn’t even know what I’m talking about!". Sounds familiar? How... Read More knowing you won’t need them. With a roster of six players, you can easily be playing regularly with short breaks. Handily, the app sends a notification when the stamina bar is full, so you know when you can start playing again.

Let’s Get Ready To Rumble!

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You choose a team of three to face a team of three, but there’s some back story here too. There are natural alliances between good guys and bad guys, which helps decide how you form teams. Pair up a team of three good guys or three bad guys and you’ll boost either their health or damage.

In a fight, you can switch between characters at any time, like a tag-team match. It’s actually a part of the strategy. The controls are the same for each player—tap the screen for attacks, swipe for power attacks, and tap the adrenaline bar for special moves. The adrenaline bar (which fills during the match) is split into three sections for three types of special moves—each requiring on-screen interaction like rapid swiping or a well-timed tap to inflict maximum damage. Each player also has a “super move”, which is an exaggerated version of their famous finishing moves in wrestling. It’s campy fun!

The uncomplicated fight mechanism makes WWE Immortals easy to get into. Before you know it, you’ll have a pavlovian response of picking up your phone every time a notification says that the stamina bar is full.

Classic Gaming Elements Done Right

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Gamification is a buzzword these days. You can even gamify your life Tried And Tested: 3 Gamification Tools That Try To Make Your Life Better Tried And Tested: 3 Gamification Tools That Try To Make Your Life Better I'm a big fan of gamification, truth be told. I'd even go so far as to say our entire society should be gamified, with pleasures in life reserved as rewards those who actually contribute. Apparently... Read More . It refers to the simple cycle of doing things -> earning money -> buying stuff to do more things. That’s just one of the classic gaming elements that WWE Immortals does right. The endless loop keeps you wanting to play more.

Another classic element is the long campaign with boss battles, one of those things we miss about old school video games 3 Things I Miss About Old School Video Games [MUO Gaming] 3 Things I Miss About Old School Video Games [MUO Gaming] Times change, and I understand that; but does that mean I cannot yearn for the old days? I cannot be the only one who misses some things about the good old days of video games,... Read More . WWE Immortals has a long single-player campaign, although you can hop online at any time for some multiplayer fun (and add characters to your arsenal). Each stage has a series of battles, with a final boss fight that ups the difficulty levels. Any gamer will know the rush of beating a difficult boss, and WWE Immortals perfectly walks the tightrope between “stupidly difficult” and “engagingly challenging.”

If you enjoy fighting games on your mobile, you can’t go wrong with WWE Immortals. Even if you aren’t familiar with the WWE right now, it’s a whole lot of fun.

Download: WWE Immortals for Android (Free)

Download: WWE Immortals for iPhone/iPad (Free)

What did you think of WWE Immortals? Who’s your favourite character? What would you change in the game? Let’s talk in the comments!

  1. kingmahesh
    April 11, 2016 at 6:08 pm

    I purchased Bret Hart , Johnny Cage & Bray wytt . cost approx. 45$ . If I uninstall the Game & reinstall it. Can I add That purchased cards to my collection. Tell me how to add

  2. Brandon
    February 10, 2016 at 3:18 pm

    I'm using it on my galaxy tab 4 t321 but it very slow compared to my Sony z3 any one can help or know wats going on with it?

  3. Ewald
    May 5, 2015 at 8:39 am

    But can anyone tell me what minimal system requirements for Android you need to play this game? My Galaxy Core can't handle it, immediately crashes. My wife's Mate 7 can't handle it either, but when I start it on Galaxy S4, it does work...

    Please let me know at least the minimal Android version you need, minimum total of Cores and minimum of GHz you need.

    If anyone could tell me this it would help me a lot!

    • shreejay
      May 6, 2015 at 8:35 pm

      i think it req 1gb ram 1.2ghz quadcore processor if mtk bt dual would with qualcom pross n enough space 2 save obb

  4. Mohsin Khan
    April 4, 2015 at 3:53 pm

    Hey .. Game was not start they always show no Internet connection detect... Even internet strt....plz solve my problem...

  5. john
    March 28, 2015 at 2:37 am

    Game crashes after android lollipop update this had been going on a while since last post mentioned this a month ago

  6. Wade Rollings
    March 3, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    I updated my Galxy S5 to Lollipop last night, and now I am experiencing the same issues as everyone else. If I can actually log in, it closes immediately saying the came has stopped. Someone needs to fix this issue fast! Any suggestions? The update is the official Android update, if that matters.

  7. sagar
    March 2, 2015 at 4:56 am

    i was playing , i dont know how the game hanged and phone restarted and the carrer was lost . Any solutions for that.
    my phone is htc desie 820

  8. Doirn Pitas
    February 20, 2015 at 4:03 pm

    I get a black screen when i start the game and than it goes back to my front page!
    I am using Allview A5 Quad!

  9. Ayub khan
    February 19, 2015 at 8:03 am

    It will support in panasonic p31 plz rply

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 19, 2015 at 10:40 am

      It'll work, Ayub, but I doubt it'll be a good experience. I wouldn't recommend it on those specs.

  10. rukudzo chando
    February 15, 2015 at 3:26 pm

    Guys, anyone else with help, I need this game,please, if u know wat 2 do, please help, Q

  11. samer shnoudi
    February 14, 2015 at 11:03 pm

    Hello guys, i really really love this game but unfortunately it crashes when i try to login
    im playing on android lollipop pleasseee help i really wish to play this game as my brother is doing so but it would be no fun without the challenges and online mode.
    Many users are facing the same issue so its a high priority problem please help

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 25, 2015 at 11:39 am

      Hmmmm, a lot of users are reporting problems with Lollipop. Are you using an official ROM or a third-party ROM, Samer?

  12. rukudzo chando
    February 14, 2015 at 4:27 pm

    I ment hudl, autocorrect

    • shivang
      March 19, 2015 at 2:54 am

      How to register for online battles what's wibn

  13. rukudzo chando
    February 14, 2015 at 4:25 pm

    I got it on my hurl and it keeps switching itself off, what is the problem!
    My internet is limited and I feel like this is a huge waste of gigabytes!

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 14, 2015 at 5:35 pm

      Sorry, don't have a Hudl so no idea what the problem could be!

  14. Max
    February 12, 2015 at 5:47 am

    I have a big proplem that i hope it'll be fixed soon which is when i want to register to online, it is said "log in failed", I don't know why, i've changed my e-mail and try many passwords but it still doesn't work.

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 14, 2015 at 5:34 pm

      Hmmm, that's weird. Hope it's resolved soon, do let us know when it is (or offer help to others if you find a way around it)

  15. Thomas
    February 10, 2015 at 10:54 am

    This game is not starting.It sometimes start and shows no internet connection detected.Sometime it starts and exit immediately.

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 12, 2015 at 5:29 am

      iOS or Android? WWE Immortals requires an active internet connection, just like Dead Trigger 2 and others.

  16. Roman1998
    February 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

    I have a galaxy s3 and wwe closes down after the video that shows how were created the wwe superstars. Help!!!!

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 12, 2015 at 5:28 am

      Did you get the new v1.2 update? That seems to have fixed this issue.

  17. sandy
    February 7, 2015 at 3:10 am

    can u tell me in which folder extract zip of data nd how

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 12, 2015 at 5:28 am

      Err no idea, why would you want that anyway?

  18. david
    February 6, 2015 at 2:21 am

    75% of my matches experience a serious glitch. Lame.

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 12, 2015 at 5:27 am

      Get the update, David, lots of fixes.

  19. justin
    January 28, 2015 at 9:31 am

    Can youb play immortala on more than one device without Starting over from the beginning?

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 12, 2015 at 5:27 am

      iOS to Android didn't work for me, but maybe it will on the same platform. Can anyone else confirm?

  20. sam
    January 27, 2015 at 11:08 pm

    Server Down on android Anyone knows. why?

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 12, 2015 at 5:26 am

      I think this was during the update, can you check now? The v1.2 update has fixed most of the issues mentioned above.

  21. Kakfr
    January 27, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    Yeah same as Dyaaddin, it crashes right after the intro.. what's wrong?

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 12, 2015 at 5:26 am

      Have you got the v1.2 update? That seems to have fixed most issues.

  22. Dyaaddin
    January 26, 2015 at 9:59 am

    I have galaxy s3 and the game automatically close after the intro video and back to my home page
    Any solution ??

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 12, 2015 at 5:25 am

      I just tried it on my Galaxy S3, it's working fine for me.

    • derek
      February 24, 2015 at 9:39 pm

      Same thing happens on my nexus 7 tabley, but the game works on my s4. developers dont care

  23. Linda
    January 26, 2015 at 8:03 am

    Downloaded on hudl tablet for my son . it is frustrating as it is almost unplayable can't really get past training battle., also will not allow him to edit teams if it gets him that far , keeps switching itself off , really annoying as he is huge wwe fan . hopefully it will be released on console.

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 12, 2015 at 5:23 am

      Wow, those are a lot of issues. What error are you getting when it comes to editing teams?

  24. Jon
    January 23, 2015 at 7:15 pm

    Wow thanks for letting me know! Don't you think that kind of really devalues the game? Fighting games are all about being able to read and adapt to new play styles and having npcs just ruins that concept..

    That's weird that they never clarify that in the game description. In the app description it reads "Take on real opponents in online battles and compete against players from around the world in live, in game events..."

    • abhishek
      January 24, 2015 at 10:34 am

      Totally agree with you, there is no fun playing stats- based multiplayer, i never loose a battle, i was also thinking the same as you did 2-3 days ago when, but i realised it when i paused the game,and left an online battle in between and came back after 1hour, still i saw that, that game was still running and i can still resume it

      At that point i realised that why i was winning each and every matches and every time the opponent was using the same moves and same time to react

      So i left the game that day only, and un installed it, only because of that reason

      I would love to install it again in future if a real time online match comes up in the next update!

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 24, 2015 at 10:39 am

      I actually don't think a real-time online matchup for a game like this would be good at this time. You see, it's a game that's heavily dependent on your XP and available stamina. To have a good online matchup, you'd need someone else with similar cards to go up against. Otherwise, it's going to be a mismatch. To find a similarly skilled opponent at the same time as you're going to be online, this early in the game's life? I don't think it would happen too often. A stats-based system works better right now. But eventually, if there is a big enough base of online players, then it makes sense to go for real-time matches!

  25. Jon
    January 23, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    Okay so I have noticed that you get notifications about how you were "attacking" when you weren't even online. The multiplayer option is so seamless, I have never played a game where someone quit. So is this game actually one-to-one combat online? Or do you just play against bots with their stats? I'm starting to think you don't play against real people. I literally never lose even when I'm playing a team that all has more than twice my health and damage per character. I've played for like 5 days and am in top 15%.... Something just doesn't add up. Is this real multiplayer? Anyone know?

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 23, 2015 at 4:07 pm

      Nope, what you said is right, it's not real multiplayer, it's stats-based multiplayer. My "team" uses my card stats and it's submitted to the database. You can start playing against bots with my stats.

  26. Drake
    January 23, 2015 at 12:49 am

    Is a good game but nned something fixes, i ahve some problems in my tablet to play it.
    but is a good game, my favorite charcs, well Paige, Roman reings and triple H

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 25, 2015 at 11:38 am

      I think the recent update issued in February fixes the glitches noted here, Drake!

  27. Patrick Wheeler
    January 20, 2015 at 11:49 am

    I love the game and have been addicted for three days but I have two issues; On: It says the online community servers are down on my Samsung Galaxy phone but not my iPhone, and Two: For me at least, trying to raise enough money to buy a silver card is a major chore because you only get 200-300 coins per match. Anyone else having these issues?

    • Johnson
      January 20, 2015 at 1:20 pm

      The online mode is where you'll make your coins. Sign in every day and every 2 days you'll get a coin bonus of 2,000 to 6,000. Play online and you'll rise through the tournament ranks and you'll get a decent coin payout (current one I should get 18,000 to 20,000). Do the daily challenges that pay out about 10,000 coins a day in total. Playing offline will get you nowhere sadly.

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 21, 2015 at 9:06 am

      Like Johnson said, the daily quests are the best way to earn coins. You can even try revisiting older campaign challenges you've already completed. Pick the last successful one, that's the one with the most amount of coins on offer.

  28. Derek
    January 19, 2015 at 11:19 pm

    THIS DOES NOT WORK PROPERLY WITH ANDROID LOLLIPOP 5.0. You cannot sign in or anything extra and worse of all,IT CRASHES A LOT,DEVELOPER DOESNT SEEM TO CARE.

    downloaded this on both my phone Android 4.4.2 and my tablet 5.0 it works fine on KitKat 4.4.2

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 21, 2015 at 9:04 am

      Ah, I don't have Lollipop to test. Sorry about that. Maybe one of the other commenters can weigh in here?

    • Ernie
      February 24, 2015 at 11:41 am

      I use Android 5.0.2 and m facing the same issue here.. The game crashes immediately i try to login after giving my credentials. Is there any fix to that as I am missing the online game play?

    • Mihir Patkar
      February 25, 2015 at 11:38 am

      Hey Ernie, are you facing this problem even after the new update?

  29. Anonymous
    January 19, 2015 at 9:58 pm

    Paige and her adrenaline drain is op

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 21, 2015 at 9:03 am

      Paige Knight and the healing card is even better!

  30. Anonymous
    January 18, 2015 at 9:53 pm

    Best is paige
    With her u can beat anyone????????

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 19, 2015 at 1:04 pm

      While I haven't bought any gold cards yet, Cena in the silver cards makes a huge difference!

  31. Doc
    January 18, 2015 at 8:36 pm

    "World Wrestling Entertainment. Entertainment. That last word is key in what the WWE is all about."

    It was "WWF" before World Wildlife Fund/World Wide Fund wanted exclusive use of "WWF" in Europe, and sued WWF...which I will never forgive them for. After all, big, golden "WWF" letters doesn't in any way resemble a white circle with a panda on it.
    It's not like they even used "wwf.com" after WWE stopped using it (World Wildlife Fund's site is wwf.org).

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 19, 2015 at 1:03 pm

      "Get The F Out" was my favourite advertising campaign, growing up.

  32. Anonymous
    January 18, 2015 at 6:44 pm

    Not impressed, is very similar to injustice but not as good. Don't understand why the didn't try to make the game different in any way.

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 19, 2015 at 1:03 pm

      Why would they? If it ain't broke...

  33. Samantha Butterworth
    January 17, 2015 at 10:53 pm

    It keeps shoting down on me.. the game goes black and goes back to my front pagd. Help me

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 18, 2015 at 10:13 am

      That's weird. Which device are you using?

    • AssassinX159
      January 24, 2015 at 11:40 pm

      I'm getting the same, I'm using a Nexus 7 (second version) and it happens whenever I try to sign in so I can't use the online feature.

    • AssassinX159
      January 24, 2015 at 11:48 pm

      I'm getting the same on my Nexus 7, when I try to sign in to use the online feature it says 'Logging in...' then closes itself and returns to my home screen. Which sucks because I want to use the online feature.

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 27, 2015 at 5:34 am

      Strange. I tried it on an Android too, working fine for me.

    • AssassinX159
      January 28, 2015 at 2:08 pm

      Yeah, it is annoying me so much because I want to use the online feature. Which OS are you using? My Nexus 7 uses Lollipop 5.0.2 I believe.

    • VickyPrabu
      March 14, 2015 at 4:14 pm

      I also have same problem if u.got solution help me too

  34. Wanderlust
    January 17, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    Main problem with it verses Injustice is that Immortals has a TON of bugs. Not mentioning them in this article is a huge oversight.

    AI opponents occassionaly tag in on top of each other and both can attack.

    Opponents tag out but are still doing damage while the one tagged in blocks.

    Opponents tag out in the middle of super moves.

    Presses and swipes are slow and unresponsive, and the AI gets to use super moves immediately on tag in while your character can do nothing.

    I played Injustice back when it first released, and it had none of these issues when it first launched. It was missing multiplayer and gear and champion ranking with multiple copies of a card, but it was still a good base.

    Immortals feels like a cheap chinese knock off along the same vein as Robots versus zombies. Had they simply taken the Injustice base and added new artwork I would be in love with this just as much. Perhaps they will fix these issues and all will be well, but for now color me unimpressed.

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 18, 2015 at 10:12 am

      Apart from a bug where the distance between the two characters is too much while still executing a super move (so it looks like Kane is chokeslamming the other guy with Jedi mind trick), I haven't faced any of the issues you've mentioned here so far. And I'm pretty addicted to the game already :D

    • Johnson
      January 20, 2015 at 11:39 am

      I'm having all the same bugs that Wanderlust has, the double tag I wasn't even sure was a bug because it happens so often. Another one is if you use Paige to knock down the special meter of the opponent, they can still use a special against you even if they have an unfilled bar! This mainly happens in the Online mode rather than offline. Haven't been able to get through a 5 match tournament because by the time I get about 4 fights in, the computer is at a high enough level (say, 2x mine) that the bugs kill any chance I have of winning.

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 21, 2015 at 9:03 am

      @Wanderlust and @Johnson, are you guys playing on iOS or Android?

    • Johnson
      January 21, 2015 at 11:05 am

      iOS on an iPhone 6. There even looks to be bugs in the tournament prize list... some of the progressions between the ranks just don't make sense. By going up one of the ranks, you actually earn less Uncommon Gear than the one previous. And some ranks have two listings for Uncommon Gear! It's a fun game but holy crap, it needs some care and attention. I'm sure there'll be bug fixes soon at least.

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 23, 2015 at 4:09 pm

      I just started getting the bug listed above: "Opponents tag out but are still doing damage."

      Holy crap, this is really annoying. I'm only getting this bug in online matches though, not in regular campaign.

  35. Shubby
    January 17, 2015 at 5:10 pm

    Really great game! Been addicted to it even since downloading it. The screen swipe takes a bit of getting used to as you can easily miss the strike if your reflexes are a bit slow.

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 18, 2015 at 10:10 am

      Yeah, it took me some time to get the swipe timings right. But once you get it right, it's like a new level in the game :)

  36. Chris
    January 17, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    Looks like Warner Brothers just redid the Injustice: Gods Among Us almost identically

    • Mihir Patkar
      January 17, 2015 at 4:45 pm

      That's not a bad thing, in my books :D

      But really, it is a copy to a large extent. But if you're willing to look beyond that, it's a super-fun game nonetheless.

    • Codebreaker9199
      April 23, 2015 at 3:21 pm

      Chris- You are right! That shows WB's laziness. They could have at least tweaked the gameplay so that the brilliant concept could actually be enjoyable. Instead, they resorted to cheap money minting tactics and the game was spoiled!

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