AEW referee Aubrey Edwards was the latest guest on the Talk Is Jericho podcast to talk about the early development of an AEW video game. Prior to her stint as a wrestling official she worked for Nintendo and Xbox for 10 years. Highlights of the interview are below.
How far along they are:
We’re very, very early on. There’s a lot of things that we’re talking about.
Revealing that there will a CAW option:
It really comes down to what people want, like Create-A-Characters are really important because people like having that creativity aspect or if there’s a character that’s not in the game, people want to create it.
Video games and professional wrestling having a lot in common:
People like to be in charge of their own universe and that’s the thing I really enjoy about making video games. It’s unlike any other media. A lot like wrestling, where it’s escapism but interactive. It’s like going to a movie but you’re controlling what the actors are doing.
Full interview is below. (H/T and transcribed by Pro Wrestling Sheet)