WWE ’12 Announced for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii

Gary Smith

I'm the Editor-in-Chief of Vortex Effect. I'm usually posting news and reviews, and doing all the back end stuff as well. I'm also the Gaming Expert for Answers.com and a PlayStation MVP.

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  1. The "Current Big Thing" Bryan Micklus says:

    Lulz@ their resurrection of the tagline from the old NES WrestleMania title. :)

    That said, I’m glad to hear that they’re going “back to basics”, so to speak., in terms of the control scheme. I haven’t been crazy about the stick-based grappling, and I’ve kind of missed the “classic” Smackdown controls. Maybe we’ll get really lucky, and it’ll work out that they’re using a rebuilt version of the Day of Reckoning engine.


    • q5676 says:

      The fact that they’re finally abandoning that ancient game engine is, in and of itself, sufficient for me to feel more enthusiasm for this series then I’ve felt since Here Comes the Pain.

  2. Gary Smith says:

    That’s also the tagline for WrestleMania 3.

    They still have some great stuff to announce, and I’m really looking forward to this years game. You should, hopefully, be able to have complete control of your Universe in this game… including some stuff I know is in there that’s going to be awesome.

    I played SvR ’11 last night and completely sucked at it. It’s night and day coming from All Stars back to the SvR. All Stars has fantastic controls and really showed how much analog stick grappling sucks.

  1. June 1, 2011

    [...] officially marked the beginning of a new era for WWE video games, as WWE ’12 was announced for a November 22, 2011 release. Smackdown vs. RAW, which has ran for six years, is dead and buried. The rebranding of the [...]

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