The wrestling world is buzzing with excitement as the much-anticipated mobile game, "AEW: Rise to the Top," developed by East Side Games Group Inc., officially launched on January 17. Available on both Google Play and the App Store, this game marks a significant milestone in the collaboration between the gaming industry and professional wrestling.
In a recent episode of "AEW Unrestricted," Jamie Henwood, a key figure from East Side Games, shared fascinating insights into the development of this innovative game. The spotlight shone brightly on AEW referee and co-host of "Unrestricted," Aubrey Edwards, whose contributions significantly shaped the game's development.
Henwood expressed immense appreciation for the partnership with Edwards, noting it as the healthiest and most authentic collaboration East Side Games has ever experienced. This sentiment reflects the profound impact Edwards has had on the project.
Her approach, marked by authenticity and genuineness, set a new standard in the relationship between the game developers and AEW. Edwards, also a part of the AEW Games department, described her role in "AEW: Rise to the Top" as a licensing-publishing partner.
Her responsibilities included overseeing and approving various game elements as they were developed. Remarkably, Edwards' input was minimal, a testament to East Side Games' exceptional execution from the outset.
Edwards' Crucial Feedback
Henwood emphasized the value of Edwards' feedback, praising her for her insightful contributions.
This collaboration underscores the importance of effective communication and shared vision in game development. "AEW: Rise to the Top" offers fans a unique idle sports experience, allowing players to step into the shoes of their favorite wrestlers.
Gamers can upgrade their characters, engage them in thrilling battles against other AEW stars, and immerse themselves in custom storylines, feuds, and championship narratives. This game not only serves as a bridge connecting wrestling fans to the digital world but also stands as a shining example of successful collaboration between the sports entertainment industry and gaming developers.
The synergy between East Side Games and AEW, particularly through Aubrey Edwards' involvement, has set a new standard in the realm of sports-themed gaming experiences.