WWE WrestleMania 21 is a professional wrestling video game released on the Xbox console by THQ. It is based on World Wrestling Entertainment's pay-per-view event of the same name. It is also the successor to WWE RAW 2. The game was the last WWE game released on the Xbox until WWE Smackdown! vs. RAW 2007 was released in 2006 for the Xbox 360. The game's theme song is "Anxiety" by Black Eyed Peas.
WWE WrestleMania 21's features include; superstar voice over and commentary, character evolution (provides character building story mode which allows the player to upgrade each superstar's appearance, abilities, entrance, costumes and moveset as the player attempts to win the heavyweight championship), moves and animations made with motion captured technology and online multiplayer via Xbox Live, (supports up to four players with voice chat, scoreboards, and friends list).
WWE WrestleMania 21 received largely negative reception for to its gameplay which, rather than being an upgrade of a pre-existing game engine, was virtually built from the ground up. It currently has a 56% on Gamerankings.
|SmackDown!- Know Your Role- Just Bring It- Shut Your Mouth- Here Comes the Pain|
|Raw (1994)- Raw (2002)- Raw 2|
|Smackdown vs. Raw series|
|WWE Smackdown! vs. Raw- 2006- 2007- 2008- 2009- 2010- 2011|
|Program/Pay Per View games|
|Superstars (1989)- Superstars (1991)- Superstars 2- Royal Rumble (1993)- In Your House- Royal Rumble (2000)- No Mercy- Survivor Series|
|WrestleMania (NES)- Challenge- WrestleMania (1991)- Steel Cage- Super WrestleMania- The Arcade Game- 2000- Road to WrestleMania- Road to WrestleMania X8- X8- XIX- 21- Legends of WrestleMania|
|WrestleFest- European Rampage Tour- King of the Ring- Rage in the Cage- War Zone- Attitude- Betrayal- Day of Reckoning- Aftershock- Day of Reckoning 2|
|With Authority!- Crush Hour|