Two Wrestling Experts Dare To Re-Play 1999's WWF Attitude

Kefin and Adam from the Attitude Era Podcast are cautiously excited for the upcoming release of WWE 2K15. In the run up to the game's November release, they decided to fire up their N64 and revisit one of the biggest wrestling games from their childhoods with jaded adult eyes. WWF Attitude! » 10/08/14 10:15am 10/08/14 10:15am

Meet the Man Who Makes WWE's Official Championship Belts in His Garage

In pro wrestling, the moves may be fake choreographed, but the glittering gold-and-leather championship belts are very real. And while most of what happens at the WWE comes out of an enormously wealthy corporate powerhouse, CNN Money shows us the humble origins of those testosterone-cherished waist trophies: Dave… » 5/24/14 5:01pm 5/24/14 5:01pm

Here's the Roster for '30 Years of Wrestlemania' in WWE 2K14

When it announced a special campaign mode this week, WWE 2K14 hinted the game's roster would be the largest ever by virtue of the fact more than 45 classic bouts would be featured in "30 Years of Wrestlemania." The question was how many wrestlers would be making repeat appearances to fill out that card. » 8/18/13 11:30am 8/18/13 11:30am

Gay Wrestler to Make His Video Game Debut in WWE 2K14

In about three hours, 2K Sports will reveal the roster for the "30 Years of Wrestlemania" mode in WWE 2K14. The main roster hasn't been revealed yet, but 2K has said it will include Darren Young, the openly gay wrestler who this week had one of the most understated coming-outs, especially for a sports figure. » 8/17/13 12:00pm 8/17/13 12:00pm

A Redditor Has Been Leaking WWE Outcomes [Update: WWE Response]

In February on r/SquaredCircle, Reddit's pro wrestling forum, one poster kicked off a "prediction series," asking users to pick who they expected to win at that week's Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event. The winner was a user named "Dolphins1925," who posted just minutes before the start of the event, and nailed… » 7/15/13 4:25pm 7/15/13 4:25pm

The Evolution Of Crazy Japanese Professional Wrestling Video Games

Wrestling video games are quite varied. It's not just about annual licensed stuff! And, you can always count on the Japanese developers to come up with the craziest ones. So we have selected a few Japanese titles—some of which only came out in Japan—to see how far wrestling games (and muscles) evolved in the past 25… » 3/20/13 8:00am 3/20/13 8:00am

The Craziest Testosterone-Filled Japanese Video Game Characters

When it comes to Japanese developers, creating crazy, nice games isn't the only thing they're good at; they also design characters with pumped-to-the-max muscles, half of which don't even exist in real life and have the size of a truck. And they are all really serious about beating the hell out of everyone around them. » 2/13/13 8:00am 2/13/13 8:00am

Wrestling Faces a Long Comeback After THQ's Bankruptcy

If there's truth in advertising, then three weeks ago, 2K Sports was looking at changing its name to the singular form. Major League Baseball 2K was justifiably believed to be a dead series; the company had canceled online support for legacy titles like All-Pro Football 2K8, College Hoops 2K8 and Top Spin 4. Outside… » 1/27/13 4:30pm 1/27/13 4:30pm

Pro Wrestler Who Dresses as a Classic Nintendo Wrestler Gets In Trouble…

The New Jersey-based wrestling league Pro Wrestling Syndicate has a guy wrestling for them who goes by the name Star Man. The inspiration for his character? The star-faced character from the old Nintendo Entertainment System game Pro Wrestling (the one the "A Winner is You" meme comes from.) » 10/24/12 10:40am 10/24/12 10:40am

Pro Wrestling Talent Search Series Relocates to Games Design School

Here is an oddball news item, but it's legit. WWE NXT, a kind of talent-search/reality show featuring wrestlers looking to become the circuit's next new star, will now be taped at Full Sail University of Winter Park, Fla. Full Sail is recognizable to many video gamers as one of the main universities teaching game… » 5/12/12 2:00pm 5/12/12 2:00pm

Wait 'Til You See This Hawaiian Wrestler's Shoryuken

Gymnasium/ballroom/armory pro wrestling is a beautiful thing. A beautifully cheesy thing. This combatant from Hawaii, "Kenryu Takadoki", has shed all pretense of trying to become noticed and promoted to a bigger circuit because, hey, they're way out in Hawaii. So why not go with a repertoire based on Street Fighter » 8/20/11 12:00pm 8/20/11 12:00pm