Archive for the ‘WWE’ Category
  • THQ Bankruptcy Means WWE License Will Likely Soon Need a New Home
    Posted December 19th, 2012 at 4:45 pm 11 Comments
    Earlier today THQ declared bankruptcy and the intention to sell off assets to Clearlake Capital Group representing the latest development in what is the gradual demise of the company. While some ongoing projects at THQ have been confirmed to continue development the one property on the most shaky ground considering its licensed status is WWE. Several franchises were named-dropped by THQ president Jason Rubin today as still being on track and WWE was not one of them.  (more…)...
  • WWE 13 Pre-Orders Get Mike Tyson
    Posted June 19th, 2012 at 10:00 am 7 Comments
    Pre-orders of WWE 13 will receive a code to download a playable Mike Tyson. The deal is non-exclusive so all major retailers will be offering it - with Amazon the first to post it today. Tyson is best remembered for his appearances leading up to and at WrestleMania XIV, where he was recruited by D-Generation X (DX) to serve as a ringside enforcer during the main event match between DX member Shawn Michaels and Stone Cold Steve Austin for the WWE Championship. Tyson, sporting a sleeveless DX...
  • Features List and Full Roster for WWE 13
    Posted May 29th, 2012 at 1:30 pm 85 Comments
    Last week a trailer leaked for WWE 13 that confirmed the "Attitude Era" theme, CM Punk as the cover star, and October 30 as the release date. Now THQ has officially announced the game and rolled out the central features for this year's iteration accompanied by descriptions of each. The entire roster has also leaked out and will feature 77 wrestlers - 32 coming from the "Attitude Era" including 8 who remain active that have special "Attitude" versions. Check out the first screenshots in th...
  • WWE 13 Teaser Trailer Leaked
    Posted May 25th, 2012 at 10:30 am 16 Comments
    Rumors have WWE 13 focusing on the "Attitude Era" - in fact Sean "X-Pac" Waltman essentially confirmed that a while back - and now a teaser trailer which even features some glimpses of gameplay footage has leaked in advance of the game's official announcement. The trailer focuses on current WWE Champion CM Punk but has flashes of "Attitude" stars in their roles at the time with "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, Mankind, and The Undertaker. Also worth noting is the game being dated for 10/31 (11/...
  • WWE WrestleFest iOS Review
    Posted February 29th, 2012 at 9:30 am 9 Comments
    By Corey Andress Whether you think WWE is the pinnacle of sports entertainment or a silly circus, there's no denying the popularity of its unique blend of violence and melodrama. With that in mind, it's less than surprising to see the classic 1991 arcade game WWE WrestleFest making its way on to iOS devices. Spruced up, with a roster of classic old-school fighters and new blood, it offers a chance to relive a time when fighting games had all the subtle nuances of a chair to the face.  (...
  • WWE 13 Could Focus on Attitude Era; X-Pac Creates a Stir With Contentious Tweets
    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
    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
    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…)...