Archive for the ‘WWE’ Category
  • THQ Expands “Online Pass” To SvR 2011
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    Posted August 20th, 2010 at 10:32 am 10 Comments
    WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011 will ship with a one-time-use code to access online play functionality. The "Online Pass" style program, which THQ has not given their own name to, debuted with UFC Undisputed 2010. However now the company has raised the cost of purchasing access to $10 for those who end up with used copies and there will now be a trial period available. For UFC 2010 it was $5 and no option for a trial period was provided. THQ faced serious heat over the level of communication and ...
  • New WWE and MMA Games in the Works
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    Posted June 10th, 2010 at 6:21 pm 25 Comments
    Two new games have been announced in the lead-up to E3. THQ will be bringing a second WWE game to the market to join the Smackdown vs Raw series and 505 Games will be presenting an unlicensed and extreme MMA product. Joining THQ's portfolio of fighting games will be WWE All Stars slated to release in early 2011. In order to differentiate from the SvR franchise WWE All-Stars goes with over-the-top quick arcade style action and exaggerated graphics. It is described as being half fighting-half...
  • Marcus Stephenson Moves To THQ For SvR
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    Posted March 12th, 2010 at 6:38 am 45 Comments
    Some of you may already be familiar with Marcus Stephenson. He has been around for quite some time driving community initiatives or just being accessible within the community. After running a Madden fan site for years he took a position as a Community Manager at the EA Canada studio before moving between a few different projects, most notably as a Producer on NBA Live 10. He has now left the EA Sports studio and holds the position of Game Designer for WWE Smackdown vs Raw at THQ. I had the opp...