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Strong Style: Kicking butt in Kobe

Hello everyone and welcome to this week's edition of Strong Style, a regular look at New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV. Settling into the new digs, we kick off being in a new home with some big time action tonight! Tonight's action takes us...   read

 
 
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Strong Style: Japanese Wrestling in a nutshell

Hello and welcome to Strong Style! I'm Soul Tsukino, and this is Japanator's regular column covering the world of Japanese Professional Wrestling, or "Puroresu". In light of recent changes to the network, a lot of you might be reading Stron...   read

 
 

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Destructoid Wrestling Episode 1: Jordan Devore, The Bye Bye Man, and more

As you're basking in the post-WrestleMania glow, please enjoy the first episode of Destructoid Wrestling! In our inaugural installment, Jordan Devore bleeds, Brett Makedonski has trouble with the tables, and Zack Furniss puts the killi...   read

 
 
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The Destructoid Wrestling Tournament starts tomorrow, post your predictions here!

We've just finished taping the Destructoid Championship Tournament and the first episode is set to go live Monday, April 3rd. Get ready to rumble, folks. The first couple episodes will deal with the Destructoid Championship tourna...   read

 
 
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We need your suggestions for the first-ever Destructoid Wrestling Tournament

Good news, Destructoid community: it's WrestleMania week! For the uninitiated, WrestleMania is basically the season finale of wrestling. It's the biggest WWE show of the year, where the company (ostensibly) brings long-gestating storylines ...   read

 
 
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Fire Pro Wrestling World suplexes onto PC and PlayStation 4

Wrestling games have unfortunately taken a bit of a dive lately, so Spike Chunsoft has come to the rescue with a return to one of the more technical (but super fun) wrestling series, Fire Pro Wrestling. Announced at GDC 2017, the new entry,...   read

 
 
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A New Fire Pro Wrestling game may be on the horizon

One of the oldest wrestling video game series (and one in which famed Suda 51 got his start making games) appears to be getting its first installment since 2012, as Spike Chunsoft has launched a teaser site and video titled "Pro Wrestling....   read

 
 
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WWE 2K17 released on PC today, think of all the things you can do

It's hard to have a consistently positive relationship with professional wrestling. Anyone above a certain intelligence (like 40 IQ) is destined to become a "smark," a smart mark who understands that wrestling is fake but enjoys it on a mor...   read

 
 
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WWE 2K17 hits PC on February 7

All you PC fans out there waiting for your wrestling fix will be happy to know that WWE 2K17 is heading to the platform on February 7, 2017. While you'll receive the pre-order bonus of Goldberg for free, there is still going to be a season ...   read

 
 
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Review: WWE 2K17

Look, I don't know what I expected. Whenever I talk to fellow pro wrestling fans about the WWE games, they often grimace before offering a handful of excuses. "It's not as bad as last year's" is a favorite refrain, although it rings hollow ...   read

 
 


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Review in Progress: WWE 2K17

I started watching WWE in earnest with this year's WrestleMania. Oh sure, my friends had occasionally convinced me to watch the odd pay-per-view, but WrestleMania 32 got me invested in the product as a whole -- it was so poorly executed, ye...   read

 
 
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WWE 2K17 season pass detailed

Are you excited for WWE 2K17? No? Well, I tried. 2K is trying as well with a season pass for the upcoming wrestling game. It contains a lot of extra content, which seems to be par for the course with these games. Remove wrestlers one year f...   read

 
 
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WWE 2K17 roster revealed

IGN has been doing a weekly reveal for WWE 2K17's roster and this week marks the final entry. We now know every wrestler that will be stepping in the square ring and the arenas where they will be brawling. The character roster includes a st...   read

 
 
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Vince, Steph, and Shane McMahon are all playable in WWE 2K17

The net value of WWE 2K17's roster just increased by a lot. WWE owner Vince McMahon and his two children, Shane and Stephanie, have all been added to the game as playable characters. Shane's entrance music puts it best: Here comes the money...   read

 
 
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Brock Lesnar and his big dumb sword are on the cover of WWE 2K17

Brock Lesnar a/k/a The Beast Incarnate a/k/a Bork Laser has been announced as the cover athlete for this fall's WWE 2K17. He's not alone, though. His co-star is his ever-present brass knuckles saber ink. I guess Seth Rollins never succeede...   read

 
 
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WWE 2K17 announced for consoles, pre-order for Goldberg

WWE 2K17 is officially a thing. Shocker, I know! What is perhaps even more shocking is not only is it coming to current generation consoles, but PS3 and Xbox 360 as well. No PC version has been announced, though as you may remember las...   read

 
 
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[Extremely Rock voice] Finally! WWE has COME BACK to PC

Like a brutally booked handicap match, WWE 2K16 launched a bit shorthanded this year. It released on the usual platforms of PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One, but a PC version was nowhere to be found. Publisher 2K obviously wanted to fo...   read

 
 
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2K renews WWE contract with a 'multi-year' extension

2K has announced that they've extended their partnership with WWE, who is seemingly happy with their progress over the years. Financial terms and the length of the agreement have not been disclosed, but I've reached out for more info on the...   read

 
 
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The Rock is pretty good at piano

He is a multitalented man.   read

 
 
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2K details Digital Deluxe Editions, Season Pass, and add-ons for WWE 2K16

2K has detailed the contents of WWE 2K16's Digital Deluxe Editions, Season Pass, and DLC add-ons... no, wait, I mean "individual content packages." The Digital Deluxe Editions will cost $90 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and include a copy ...   read

 
 
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Four of the best Divas won't be in WWE 2K16, and the reason why isn't very good

WWE is in the middle of something of a #DivasRevolution right now. The movement's aim is to give women wrestlers more of the spotlight to showcase their abilities. It's working to varying degrees -- usually fluctuating based on how serious ...   read

 
 
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It's Fight Owens Fight with WWE 2K16's latest roster reveal and entrance video

WWE newcomer Kevin Owens has already had spats with John Cena, Cesaro, and Michael Cole, but he won't find any of them when he gets to the bottom of this ramp. That's because his entrance video for WWE 2K16 is in NXT where it's more p...   read

 
 
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WWE 2K16's pre-order bonus is The Terminator

When WWE 2K16 hits later this year, it'll have a pre-order bonus in tow -- The Terminator. Yep, that's the classic Arnold Schwarzenegger T-800 character. Evidently the game will have two T-800s in tow, with one modeled after the first...   read

 
 
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Glass breaks, music hits, and Stone Cold walks out as WWE 2K16 cover star

As 2K is wont to do on occasion, the cover athlete of WWE 2K16 isn't a current full-time WWE Superstar. Well, he's current in that he hosts one of the best wrestling podcasts today, but he doesn't step into the squared circle anymore ...   read

 
 
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WWE 2K16

WWE 2K16 roster swells to almost twice the size of last year's

Developer Visual Concepts and wrestler Seth Rollins have a lot in common. They're both the architects and the future of the WWE. The only difference is that Visual Concepts handles the 2K video game side of things, not the actual wrest...   read

 
 



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