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WWE No Mercy 2023: Classic N64 style trailer RELEASED for the event

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WWE fans are in for a treat as the company has unveiled a nostalgic cold open for the upcoming WWE NXT No Mercy 2023 event.

This throwback is sure to evoke memories for many, as it draws inspiration from the iconic Nintendo 64 game, WWF No Mercy.

As the event approaches, WWE has decided to take fans on a journey back in time. The cold open showcases a vintage console powering up, reminiscent of the days when the Nintendo 64 was the gaming console of choice for many. But this isn’t just any game booting up; it’s a modern-day rendition of the classic WWF No Mercy game.

The familiar load screen is present, but with a twist. Instead of the original WWF superstars, this version features the NXT logo and the names of current NXT stars. It’s a delightful blend of the old and the new, with the essence of the past and the vibrancy of the present.

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WWE NXT No Mercy 2023: Commentary and Match Highlights

As the game loads, the voice of commentator Vic Joseph fills the air, providing insights into the major matchups scheduled for the event. This not only sets the stage for what’s to come but also adds an auditory element to the visual nostalgia.

The cold open doesn’t stop there. It goes on to display renderings of the current NXT superstars, but in the style of the vintage WWF No Mercy game.

This fusion of past and present is a testament to WWE’s commitment to keeping the legacy alive while pushing the boundaries of innovation.

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Spotlight on Key Matches

One of the standout features of the cold open is the emphasis on some of the most awaited matches. A prime example is the feud between Tiffany Stratton and main roster superstar, Becky Lynch.

After a successful defence of her NXT Women’s Championship at the Great American Bash, Stratton lost the title to Lynch. Now, the stage is set for a rematch at No Mercy, where the two will face off in an Extreme Rules match.

The stakes are high, and the anticipation is palpable.

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FAQ

  • What is the NXT No Mercy event?
    • It’s a premium live event by WWE, showcasing some of the best talents from the NXT roster.
  • Why is the cold open nostalgic?
    • The cold open is inspired by the classic Nintendo 64 game, WWF No Mercy, and features a vintage console booting up.
  • Who are some of the superstars featured in the cold open?
    • The cold open highlights current NXT stars, with a special focus on the feud between Tiffany Stratton and Becky Lynch.
  • When is the NXT No Mercy event scheduled?
    • The event is set for Saturday, September 30.

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