Tag: Wwe

  • News WWE Superstars Join Brawlhalla In Special SummerSlam Crossover

    New mode also added

    Ubisoft has announced its free-to-play arena fighter Brawlhalla is teaming up with WWE superstars in a special crossover. This collaboration sees Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, John Cena, Becky Lynch and Xavier Woods added to the game as part of a new themed event. In addition to these new playable fighters, you'll also get access...

  • Random Nintendo Switch Now So Popular It's Fuelling WWE Feuds

    Broken Switch causes a rift backstage, hold the front page

    You know your console is hot stuff when it's making its way into the storylines of the sports entertainment world, and that's precisely what has happened with the Switch. Nintendo latest system – despite missing out on any WWE video game action in 2018 – has found itself embroiled in a...

  • News WWE 2K Dev Not Happy With Recent Games, Will Create New Wrestling IP To Re-Energise Staff

    "Our creators are beginning to lose sight of their passion"

    Japanese developer Yuke's - the studio behind the WWE 2K series of wrestling games - has created a second internal team which will develop a new wrestling IP. The WWE 2K series has seen a pretty hefty chunk of backlash in recent years (the WWE 2K18 launch on Switch instantly springs to...

  • News WWE 2K19 Is Officially Skipping Nintendo Switch, 2K Games Confirms

    Not all that surprising

    Publisher 2K Games has officially confirmed that WWE 2K19 will not be releasing on Nintendo Switch. After a pretty dreadful launch for the 2018 edition of the game on Nintendo's console, which was affected by a whole host of technical issues across the board, it appears that 2K has decided to avoid any further bad press by...

  • News WWE 2K19 Might Be Skipping Nintendo Switch

    No mention of a Nintendo version so far

    2K Games has just announced WWE 2K19 to the surprise of absolutely nobody, but the lack of a Switch edition in the press release has raised some eyebrows. The 2018 version was released on Switch after the other editions, and hit store shelves in a pretty dire state. Technical problems were everywhere and...

  • Video Here's What WWE 2K18 Looks Like On Switch

    Stores apparently getting stock any day now, but still no release date

    Nope, it doesn't look quite like that, although we kinda wish it did. It looks more like this: EDIT: The video has been removed. Boo. We still don't have a release date for WWE 2K18 on Switch, but YouTube user Gruby Nerd has apparently managed to get his hands on a...

  • News Don't Worry, Switch WWE Fans - 2K Hasn't Forgotten About You

    "Switch release date is coming soon"

    WWE 2K18 may be out on other systems, but Switch owners are still waiting for a solid release date, and the lack of a confirmed day has led some to speculate that the game may even slip into 2018. To add to this confusion, Amazon has been contacting those who have preordered the game in the UK with some rather...

  • News Physical Version Of WWE 2K18 Requires A 24GB Download To Play

    Heavyweight champion

    Not so long ago we reported on the news that the eShop version of WWE 2K18 - which still doesn't have a solid release date, amazingly - would require 32GB of storage space, making a MicroSD card a necessity. Those of you expecting the physical version to be a different story are going to be disappointed, as it has been...

  • Video 2K Builds Hype For WWE 2K18 By Enlisting The One And Only Snoop Dogg

    Icy-Tea and Scoopy Scoopy Dog Dog?

    WWE 2K18 is on its way to Switch - as well as other systems, which will annoyingly get it earlier - and to create even more anticipation, publisher 2K Games has released a new TV spot which shows off the lyrical talents of one Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., better known to the music world as Snoop Dogg...

  • News WWE 2K18 Looks Set to be the Real Deal on Nintendo Switch

    2K Sports pins down some details

    Earlier today there was the pleasing news that, for the first-time in many years, there'll be an official WWE game on Nintendo hardware. With WWE 2K18 coming to the system, plenty naturally wonder how feature-rich the Switch version will be. 2K Sports has now updated its website with details, and on the surface...

  • News WWE 2K18 is Confirmed for Nintendo Switch

    A long awaited return to Nintendo hardware

    It's been churning around the rumour mill for a while, and a European retail listing gave some more hope, but now we know that WWE 2K18 is definitely coming to Nintendo Switch. Nintendo UK posted the following video with the news, which also confirms a pre-order bonus character of Kurt Angle. The...

  • News Austrian Retail Listing Builds Hopes For WWE 2K18 On Switch

    Oof! Right in the breadbasket

    Austrian retail outlet Libro has triggered speculation that WWE 2K18 could be headed to the Switch by posting a placeholder listing for the game, then promptly removing it. The listing was spotted over at Reddit, where it was speculated that Libro - a chain which sells video games as well as many other...

  • Random Pokémon GO Costs WWE Tag Team A Win

    No luchador Pikachu here

    We've already reported on the fact that Pokémon GO has reached the level of awareness that permits it a mention during a WWE broadcast, and now the popular app is making its presence felt once more, this time to the detriment of one of the organisation's tag teams, The Shining Stars. During the team's match against Enzo...

  • Random Even The WWE Isn't Safe From Pokémon GO Fever

    Xavier Woods drops the P-Bomb (and we don't mean Power)

    We recently reported on the fact that Pokémon GO has reached the level of awareness that it's being parodied by The Simpsons, and today we've got another example of the app's power to penetrate the consciousness of the mainstream media. In short, it got a mention during a WWE broadcast, which...

  • Feature Wrestling On The Cube: A Complete History

    From WWE to Ultimate Muscle, and Beyond

    Ah, wrestling… one of our oldest guilty pleasures. That peculiar sport / reality show / soap opera is filled with ups and downs and this pattern is somewhat mirrored by its video game counterparts. After dusting off the trusty GameCube and taking a look at the extensive number of wrestling games of its...

  • Feature The Best Pro Wrestling Games That the N64 Has to Offer

    We're tapping in, not out.

    The thought of a modern pro wrestling game these days is often coupled with an eye-roller. They've become as iterative as most sports games released on an annual basis - such as FIFA and Madden - but certainly have far less to offer than the examples just mentioned. What we're left with is a game that's ever-so-slightly...

  • Weirdness If Super Smash Bros. Was a WWE game, It'd Be Terrifying

    What the...

    WWE is big business, with millions of loyal fans and typically impressive sales of pay-per-views, merchandise and, of course, video games. We're pretty confident we'll never see a Hyrule Warriors-style mashup between the franchises, however, as it doesn't take much imagination to realise that it would be a bit weird. Yet still, that's...

  • News WWE 2K14 Set To Skip Wii U

    A low blow

    Back in February Take-Two snapped up the WWE license after the demise of THQ and duly filed it under its 2K brand of sports titles. During its financial briefing, 2K Sports announced a 29th October release date for WWE 2K14 in North America, though unfortunately it won't be showing up on Wii U as Eurogamer has been informed it's only...

  • News Take-Two Snaps Up WWE Licence

    Grappling with a new publisher

    Back in January, the unfortunate demise of THQ became complete as several developers swooped in to purchase its assets at auction. As a result Relic, the developer of Company of Heroes, is now owned by SEGA, THQ Montreal is under Ubisoft's wing and Volition, the studio behind the Saint's Row franchise, has become a...