You love the Superstars, Divas and Legends. You watch every move, captivated by the high-flying stunts and twisting, turning storylines. The slap of the mat. The roar of the crowd. The booming echo of your favorite performer's taunts and jeers as his or her voice resonates throughout the arena. Now, the renowned franchise has been reborn — here come the wrestlers crashing into your living room. The popular WWE franchise returns in an exciting new edition with WWE '12. The new Predatory Technology gameplay system will have your knees shaking as you feel like you're truly in the ring with the most fluid, dynamic, realistic and action-packed WWE simulation to date. Enjoy new and improved gaming features, including the Breaking Point submission system, new attributes, control layout, momentum and stamina. WWE Universe Mode 2.0 introduces new elements of unpredictability based on player decisions to keep gameplay fresh and authentic. Watch your favorite stars and see their amazing moves in stunning display with dynamic visual changes, including new animations, camera positions, lighting and improved rendering. Create the ultimate personalized WWE experience by developing and customizing your own Superstar, entrances, finishing moves, storylines, Highlight Reels and more. Explore the Road to WrestleMania mode and get captivated by the suspense of new storylines. With an impressive roster of WWE Superstars, Divas and Legends, you'll be able to choose from your favorites, including Randy Orton, John Cena, The Miz and the debuting Alberto Del Rio. Forget what you thought you knew and get ready for a WWE experience like no other.
When WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw 2006 launched for the PlayStation 2 back in 2005, it offered a completely different take on the previously arcade-like series of WWE games. The gameplay was slowed down, requiring a more methodical approach and attempting to closely recreate the experiences seen on WWE programming. The game was a success, and it was a great deal of fun, but it paved the way for what would be years of mostly mediocre wrestling games. Now, the Yuke's-developed WWE '12 has hit the scene, and according to THQ, this is the game that wrestling fans have been waiting for. If I had to be completely honest, I'd say THQ was right. Well, for the most part. It seems like we've come full circle. After delivering one solid wrestling sim and following it up with a... Read Review