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  • WWE 13 Could Focus on Attitude Era; X-Pac Creates a Stir With Contentious Tweets
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    Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 6:15 pm 16 Comments
    It worked exceedingly well for the NBA 2K series, and several other franchises have tried to cash in on the past as of late, so it wouldn't be a huge surprise if WWE did the same and tailored the upcoming WWE 13 with a focus around the "Attitude Era". That's the rumor from Wrestle Zone which takes the opportunity following recent tweets from Sean "X-Pac" Waltman to speculate and drop some inside knowledge on where the product is headed. Waltman has made news by going off on THQ in a serie...
  • WWE WrestleFest Also Coming to 360 and PS3
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    Posted February 21st, 2012 at 10:30 am 3 Comments
    THQ released the remake of WWE WrestleFest on iOS today for $2.99 (iPhone/iPod touch) and $3.99 (iPad) but made an additional announcement regarding other platforms. The game is being developed for Android, PC, Xbox Live Arcade, and PSN/SEN with release planned for sometime later this calendar year. The button-mashing '90s arcade hit created a good deal of excitement in its return but early impressions around the game have been decidedly mixed and are trending negative. There is a "lite" ...
  • Trailer and Features List for WWE WrestleFest
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    Posted February 20th, 2012 at 3:15 pm 15 Comments
    The remake of the 1991 arcade game WWE WrestleFest is set to arrive for iOS devices tomorrow (price unknown still) and now there is a gameplay trailer and full list of features to check out. The roster includes a mix of current stars and legends, a variety of match types and venues, "Road to Wrestlemania" mode, and online play. Continue on to check out all the details as well as an extended gameplay video! (more…)...
  • WWE WrestleFest Set to Release Next Week
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    Posted February 16th, 2012 at 1:15 pm 8 Comments
    According to Pocketgamer the remake of WWE WrestleFest for iOS (see the earlier article for more details) will release on Tuesday the 21st. That is the date THQ has been teasing in recent images they've posted on their 'WWE Games' social network pages. The article goes into further details including how the game will include a mix of current stars and legends (obviously "Macho Man" and Randy Orton are confirmed), a multi-player mode, and extensive downloadable content probably in the form...
  • THQ Teases New WWE Mobile Game
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    Posted February 15th, 2012 at 8:15 am 7 Comments
    In posting the above image on their WWE Games Facebook page yesterday THQ effectively teased the upcoming announcement of a new WWE branded game which is expected to arrive on the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad within the next few months. On February 21st details and/or a trailer are expected along with the official announcement. After recently trademarking the name and a leaked trailer that followed not long after (which was quickly pulled by THQ) speculation turned more concrete that it w...
  • Patch Details for WWE 12
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    Posted January 26th, 2012 at 5:00 pm 2 Comments
    WWE 12 released back in November with a number of issues - the most publicized of which was the completely unreliable online servers. Today THQ announced details on a patch that will release next Monday on both the Xbox 360 and PS3. In addition free DLC is being given away as an apology for all the problems in the form of a retro masked Kane which will be available for download on Tuesday. Continue on for the complete patch details.  (more…)...
  • THQ Taking Actions to Prepare for Sale – UFC and WWE Could Become Free Agents
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    Posted January 16th, 2012 at 8:30 am 20 Comments
    As a company THQ has been struggling to stay afloat for some time now. The stock is currently trading at all-time lows (66 cents a share) and bankruptcy has been a logical conclusion should another company not step up and buy them in the near future. Something was going to happen sooner or later and the latest reports certainly paint a dire picture.  (more…)...
  • #6 of 2011: WWE All-Stars
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    Posted December 26th, 2011 at 4:00 pm 4 Comments
    The segment of arcade-style sports offerings has largely been dying out over the course of this console generation. There has been a resurrection as of late, with EA Sports bringing back NBA Jam and NFL Blitz in particular, but have done so by shifting them to to digital-downloads at discount prices. WWE All-Stars was a full-fledged retail release that delivered an immense amount of fun and content to justify the price. Better described as a fighting game than a wrestling game All-Stars not ...
  • THQ’s Struggles with WWE 12 Online Causes Concern to Grow for UFC 3
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    Posted December 5th, 2011 at 9:45 am 8 Comments
    With a history of poor online performance, which came courtesy of the decision to allow GameSpy to host, THQ made the decision to transition to their own servers for WWE 12 and the upcoming UFC Undisputed 3. The results so far have been beyond troubling - those who have WWE 12 have grown increasingly frustrated while anyone looking forward to UFC 3 now has to be much more worried about the situation that will be faced come release in February. (more…)...
  • Giveaway: WWE 12
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    Posted November 22nd, 2011 at 12:30 pm 105 Comments
    The semi-regular site giveaways continue as this week the choice between an Xbox 360 and PS3 copy of WWE 12 goes to the winner! There are several ways to qualify and each one counts for an entry – so the more you complete the more chances to win. The giveaway is open now and will run through Friday morning when the winner will be randomly selected and contacted for shipping details. Good luck!  (more…)...
  • Laying Out the DLC for WWE 12
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    Posted November 21st, 2011 at 9:30 am 9 Comments
    With WWE 12 releasing tomorrow the entire roster has been announced along with all of the planned downloadable content. Returning from last year is the 'Fan Axxess' program which allows for paying a lump sum that incorporates all the coming DLC along with some savings. Each individual item goes for 80 MS points/99 cents or it all can be bought as part of the package for 960 MS points/$11.99. While THQ is advertising it to offer "over 25% total savings" that doesn't really add up as there are...
  • Amazon Offering One-Day Deal on WWE 12
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    Posted November 20th, 2011 at 8:30 am 2 Comments
    WWE 12 is set to release on Tuesday and there are a number of deals and different pre-order incentives around to decide from. For today Amazon has made their option more appealing by offering 22% off (making it $47) while continuing to provide a $10 promotional credit for use on a future purchase. Find the Xbox 360 version here and the PS3 version here. The downside still to the Amazon option is that there is no release day delivery option. With one day shipping it would arrive on 11/28, ...
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