Adam Cole is doing some of the best promos right now, not just in WWE but in all of professional wrestling. Would you be surprised that some of these promos were inspired by video games?
The former NXT champion recently met with Sean Ross Sapp from Fightful discuss different topics. When the topic of video games came up, Cole revealed that he had studied the Borderlands character Handsome Jack to get inspiration for his character that you see on WWE NXT.
“I can’t tell you how many ideas I got for promotions or from literally video game villains,” revealed Adam Cole. “There is so much content with so much creative content and it just tells different stories that you can do anything in a video game world. Just like there is this character. The handsome Jack from Borderlands who is like my all-time favorite is the sleazy, arrogant video game villain of all time, and I’ve literally, it’s crazy to say this because he’s a video game character, but I have some of his Studying things before knowing what I’m talking about is just amazing; He is unbelievable.”
Adam Cole on the link between video games and pro wrestling
Adam Cole also admits that there is a lot of overlap between video games and pro wrestling because there are a lot of people who are fans of both. He also noted how popular video games are among wrestlers themselves.
“It’s true, this connection is – it’s crazy,” said Adam Cole. “Besides, if you just look at the fan base for what it is. There are so many people who like video games that also like pro wrestling. And then it makes sense like you said there are a lot of pro wrestlers.” who are very interested in video games and not just from the content creator who produces the video but also artistically. “
Are you surprised to learn that Adam Cole took video games for inspiration for his pro-wrestling character? Is the link between video games and wrestling closer than any of us thought? Let us know your thoughts by sounding in the comment section below.
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