One of the WWE series' longstanding virtues is its deep character creation toolkit, which fans have used to create all sorts of wrestlers who don't appear in the main game's roster. Such as Captain America, and Wolverine, and Spider-Man.
Twenty-five years ago my best friend and I set up a wrestling ring in my basement—four barstools for the turnbuckles, some old mattresses for the canvas. The actual wrestling we did was hesitant, unplanned and uncompelling. But man, the stuff we did out of the ring makes me smile to this day.
Hey, wrestling fans! Too busy for three hours of bodyslamming, atomic-dropping, suplexing action in New Jersey this weekend? Too poor to pay the PPV freight on WrestleMania XXIX? You can watch it all for free right here, right now!
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…
Back in May, one rasslin' fan from Spokane brought a 3DS to the WWE. In November, THQ will bring the WWE to the 3DS.
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…
Jerry "The King" Lawler and WWE superstar "The Miz" will in a couple of hours reveal the full roster of legends and superstars for WWE 12, live from Summerslam Fan Axxess at 4 p.m. EDT. You can follow it though this live streaming link.
Friday, Totilo noticed someone sitting ringside with a 3DS at WWE SmackDown's recent event in Spokane, Wash., apparently capturing the action with the device's 3D camera. (Kotaku commenter Dr. Zaius: 'Guy was watching the match through the 3DS's 3D lenses. 'Whoa! It's like I'm RIGHT THERE!'") Yesterday, that guy…
In 1994, the WWF and an emotional Vince McMahon bid farewell to hall-of-fame wrestler Randy Savage. On March 29, the Macho Man ends a 16-year estrangement from the wrestling circuit with his appearance in THQ's WWE All-Stars.
The Rock's been a bad boy this year and Saint Nick's gonna give him a big lump of coal. From THQ and its arcade wrestling title, WWE All-Stars, due next year.
A classic Lex Luger skin (pictured), and The Nexus stable's Wade Barrett, David Otunga and Justin Gabriel are included in the latest DLC extension for WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011, available now on the PS3 and Xbox 360's download services.
Calling pro wrestling "fake" is neither accurate nor informed. The term is "kayfabe."
In May, THQ put UFC Undisputed 2010's online access behind a one-use code, included free in retail copies, or $5 sold online. The same now goes for WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011, and the code's price raises to $10.
THQ will add a fourth wrestling title to its WWE lineup next year, the publisher's core games chief told CVG. It's not a western release of the Smackdown! vs. Raw Online currently available only in Asia, but something completely new.