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Review: WWE 2K14 photo
Review: WWE 2K14
by Johnny Luchador

Each and every year since the beginning of the Smackdown series, I return home from a midnight release, lace up the boots, put on my mask, and start my journey to be the greatest superstar to ever step into the ring. Every year, I seem to be pleased by some aspects, and baffled by others.

Will WWE 2K14 be the game to win the Royal Rumble and go on to Wrestlemania to win the Title? Well, to be the best, you've got to beat the best and this go around 2K got the 3 count.

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8:00 AM on 08.12.2013

'30 Years of Wrestlemania' announced for WWE 2K14

Last week, I took part in a conference call with WWE 2K14 creative director Cory Ledesma and Triple H, which detailed a brand new mode for the game called "30 Years of Wrestlemania." This new solo story will span 45 matches i...

Chris Carter

5:45 PM on 05.13.2013

Take-Two schedules WWE 2K14 for late October

Last we heard, Take-Two Interactive had signed an exclusive multi-year agreement to publish games based on the license in the wake of THQ, starting with WWE 2K14. This PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 title was given a release date...

Jordan Devore

3:45 PM on 02.20.2013

WWE 2K14 in development at Visual Concepts and Yuke's

Following the collapse of THQ, it was rumored that Take-Two Interactive had picked up the rights to the WWE game license, and that is indeed what happened. The five-year agreement will see its first title, WWE 2K14, later thi...

Jordan Devore



Review: Fire Pro Wrestling photo
Review: Fire Pro Wrestling
by Ian Bonds

The original Fire Pro Wrestling was a game specifically for the hardcore fans of pro wrestling. I'm not talking about the male soap-opera that is WWE, but a more brutal version such as some of the Japanese wrestling circuits like Dragon Gate or Philadelphia's Chikara.

Flashy characters, explosive moves, and a huge amount of customization allowed fans of varying styles of wrestling to make the game uniquely their own, and the homages to all sorts of real-life athletes was a nice wink-and-nod to the fans of the sport; the variety offered by the game was stunning.

This is not that Fire Pro Wrestling.

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7:00 AM on 12.21.2012

Pro Wrestling X: Uprising makes a surprise release

Pro Wrestling X has been a distant dream for Dave Wishnowski, the independent game developer who wanted more out of his wrestling videogame experience than what the big-budget titles were offering. Inspired by games like AKI'...

Audun Sorlie



Review: WWE '13 photo
Review: WWE '13
by Chris Carter

Ah, annual sports iterations. Many of us await them with open arms year after year, and the rest yawn in disapproval. After the massive overhaul with the Predator Technology engine in WWE '12, fans were asking, "What's next?"

While it isn't groundbreaking, WWE '13 succeeds in augmenting the experience set forth in '12, with a number of enhancements that'll make a lot of jabronis out there pretty happy.

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10:00 AM on 10.04.2012

WWE '13's DLC schedule revealed

Pictured: my favorite wrestler of all time, who also happens to be coming to WWE '13. Lucky me!THQ has just announced their DLC plans for WWE '13, and for better or worse, it's quite a bit of content. Their DLC plan...

Chris Carter

4:30 PM on 07.16.2012

Collector's Edition of WWE '13 sure to be stone cold

Ah, a new year, a new WWE legend being featured on the cover of the next installment of THQ's wrestling games. All is well in the universe. Now, I don't claim to know anything at all about wrestling, but I'm assuming this ye...

Brett Zeidler

2:30 PM on 05.30.2012

WWE '13 coming October 30 for Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii

THQ has announced WWE '13, and with that came some backstory about how CM Punk has changed wrestling like how Stone Cold Steve Austin changed things 15 years ago. There's more to it then that, but, yeah. Wrestling! So what's...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

5:00 PM on 01.07.2012

This is what I wanted Skyrim to be like

Some people like Skyrim. Some people don't. From what I can tell, the difference between the two groups lies in their interest (or lack there of) in wandering around in a virtual landscape that earnestly attempts t...

Jonathan Holmes

1:30 AM on 10.28.2011

Diva DLC announced for WWE '12

WWE '12 is still not on store shelves, but that hasn't stopped THQ from prepping for a future DLC release. The Diva pack will be the first DLC to hit, which is planned to be released in December. Here's all the Diva's include...

Brett Zeidler

11:00 PM on 10.07.2011

Ay dios mio! Sin Cara's on the Latin cover of WWE 12

I don't recall ever seeing a game getting a Latin American Edition, but it's fitting that a wrestling game would blaze that trail. Masked luchador Sin Cara will be replacing Randy Orton as the cover athlete for WWE 12 in...

Liam Fisher

11:30 AM on 09.21.2011

Customize Everything in WWE'12

Check it out. The latest video for THQ's upcoming wrestling title showcases an amazing amount of customization. It looks like you'll be able to tweak just about everything to your liking in WWE'12. And I mean everything. Fro...

Kyle MacGregor

7:30 PM on 09.15.2011

Break everything you own with Hulk Hogan on Kinect

Panic Button Games will soon unleash Hulkamania via Hulk Hogan's Main Event, and those of you whom reserve at GameStop will be given a pre-order t-shirt.  The game will be exclusive to the Kinect, which of course means i...

Mike Moran

3:45 PM on 09.04.2011

Suck down some Sake Express Pro Wrestling if you dare

It's rare that I get news tips sent directly to my personal email, but after playing Sake Express Pro Wrestling, I think that I understand why someone would send this game just to me. If I were a videogame developer, I'd pro...

Jonathan Holmes