Rumble Roses features an all female cast. There are regular free download game bishi bashi special psx and mud wrestling matches. There is also a story mode and an option to allow two computer controlled girls to “duke it out while you watch. Each character has an alternate side, bringing the total character count up to 22.
Most characters start as a face, or good side. The characters can still change back and forth, and unlocked characters remain open for story mode and gallery mode. This effectively cuts the roster in half for exhibition mode. A mad scientist disguised as a nurse holds an international women’s wrestling tournament, and brainwashes and takes DNA samples from the participants to create super soldiers. Each character has two versions, and each version has a unique sub-plot within Story Mode. The versions, dubbed “Face” or “Heel”, have unique attires, names and move sets.
It is not possible to use both Face and Heel variations of the same character in the same match. Most “Heel” characters have a matching tattoo on their body, which implies that they have been brain-washed by Anesthesia. The alternate characters have a much shorter story-mode. Her father and brother are grand champions in Mongolian wrestling . She also possesses the great strength of her father and brother. Aigle joined Rumble Roses in order to convince her father and brother that she is a great warrior. Aisha is often rude to those she encounters, namely her rival Dixie Clemets.
Showbiz, is the alter ego of Aisha. After Rumble Roses, Aisha’s record sales took a severe downfall, resulting in failure to make any money and soon being out of the business. She is particularly gifted at complicated submission moves. It is implied that she works for a hidden mastermind. Cutter, is the alter ego of Anesthesia. It is also the mastermind that Anesthesia pretends to work for. She wears a surgical mask to conceal her identity, although removes it for Mud Matches.
Bloody Shadow, is a female ninja wrestler working undercover for the Japanese government to investigate the Rumble Roses organization. Judgment, is the “true self” of Benikage. She believes in justice, liberty, and all sorts of other things that would define the typical “hero”. She has also quit the secret organisation she once worked for, an act punishable by death. Society has labeled her a misfit and a punk, but in reality, she has a pure heart. She entered Rumble Roses in order to win the prize money and to save the orphanage where she was raised.