The Xbox 360 version of Wrestle Kingdom was developed by yukes. To make Wrestle Kingdom, Yuke's implemented a different version of the engine used by the WWE: Day of Reckoning series. Wrestle Kingdom really does not make simulation and reality based gameplay a priority, but it also is not considered an arcade wrestling game. The game can best be described as somewhere in the middle of simulation and arcade, as it truly draws gameplay elements from both sides.
: There is a wide selection of 46 professional wrestlers to choose from in wrestle kingdom. All of these wrestlers of come from various promotions in Japan. These promotions include Pro Wrestling NOAH, All Japan Pro Wrestling, New Japan Pro Wrestling, and the game even inlcudes some freelancers!