Kenny Omega continues to make the media rounds to promote the defense of his AEW Championship against Jon Moxley in their highly-anticipated Exploding Barbed Wire Death Match at the AEW Revolution 2021 pay-per-view on Sunday night.
Among the interviews, the AEW Champion recently spoke with the folks from the New York Post to promote Sunday night’s big event at Daily’s Place amphitheater in Jacksonville, FL. During the discussion, the video game enthusiast also gave some updates on the new AEW video game and why it should appeal to non-wrestling fans, what he feels the perfect balance of a wrestling video game is and more.
Featured below are some of the highlights from the new interview.
On the perfect balance for a pro wrestling video game: “I think it’s a very thin line between simulation and sort of an arcading feeling. You have to thread it very carefully. And I think people have tried to find that balance. I really think they have and they just haven’t been able to do it. You want it to be fun and you want it feel like when you want to do a move you can do it and you can do it easily.”
On the reason why the new AEW video game should appeal to non-wrestling fans: “I could plug in a quarter at an arcade and my friends that no longer watch wrestling or, maybe they never did, could get four players on a “[WWF] WrestleFest” arcade game and we could all have a lot of fun with it.”
On having a plan in motion to ensure all of the newest updates surface in a time effecient fashion: “There is sort of the conundrum of, let’s say next week on “[AEW] Dynamite” Paul Wight shows up. Paul Wight shows up and this is something that happened and this is something that fell into our laps out of nowhere. People might want that character now and we sort of need to have an update ready for people as soon as possible and not kind of go, well actually, jeez we just kind of updated so we’ll get him on the next update three months from now. We want to sort of have a system in place. When there’s these high demand situations we can still pump out something right away for people.”
Check out the complete interview at NYPost.com.
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