Linda McMahon At WrestleMania 28?, WWE Video Games, More


The Greenwich Times is reporting that Linda McMahon will be attending WrestleMania 28 in Miami this weekend. Her U.S. Senate campaign has not commented on her attendance in support of her husband (Vince McMahon) and son-in-law (Triple H). Linda’s campaign has tried to distance her from her WWE background to avoid controversies from WWE’s past content.

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Yahoo Games has an article up about WWE’s decision a few years back to ban wrestlers from playing video games backstage at events. Here is a bit from the article:

In 2001, Vince McMahon’s wrestling organization conclusively won the Monday Night Wars, buying rival organization WCW, which for years had threatened its dominance of the pro wrestling world. But four years later, the product was growing stale. Fans complained the matches were lackluster and the shows were uninspired.

The WWE decided part of the problem was the habit many wrestlers had of playing video games backstage instead of watching and learning from live matches. The organization promptly banned games from the backstage area, though gamers do get the chance to throw down virtually once a year at the company’s THQ Superstar Challenge event.

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