Wednesday , 16 April 2014

Tag Archives: THQ

Smith’s Venom: WWE ’13′s Frustrating One Count Bug

I scored WWE ’13 a 9.0 in my review earlier this month because it is a superb wrestling game, and I still think that. But more and more I am becoming increasingly frustrated with one bug that only lasts a second at a time, and that’s one counts. In wrestling, it takes a three count to pin someone. The normal ... Read More »

Review: WWE ’13

WWE ’13 (Playstation 3 [reviewed], Xbox 360, Wii) Developer: Yuke’s Publisher: THQ Genre(s): Wrestling Released: October 30, 2012 ESRB Rating: T – Teen Yuke’s and THQ could a big step forward with the WWE license last year when they scrapped the RAW vs. Smackdown name and gutted the engine to give the series its first true overhaul in years. WWE ... Read More »

Trailer Thoughts: WWE ’13 Launch

Trailer Thoughts is a new frequent series that will be featured on Vortex Effect. Instead of simply posting game trailers thrown our way by PR people, we’re going to provide thoughts on the trailer and score the trailer’s effectiveness on a Hyped/Meh/Soured scale. THQ released the official WWE ’13 launch trailer today, and you can watch the almost 2:30 trailer ... Read More »

The Online Improvements Made for WWE ’13

WWE ’12 was a great game, and yet there was a bad aspect to it that unfortunately didn’t show itself until after my review of the game was posted (which was the morning of the games release). I’m of course referring to the online aspect of WWE ’12, particularly the Community Creations feature which worked fine before release but as ... Read More »

WWE ’13 Developer Q&A No. 3 – Bryan Williams & Aubrey Sitterson

THQ has released its third developer Q&A video for WWE ’13, with this installment focusing on questions related to movesets. Senior Game Designer Bryan Williams and Community Manager Aubrey Sitterson answer YOUR questions about movesets in WWE ’13. The video is almost 35 minutes long, so get comfortable. It is worth watching though. WWE ’13 is hitting stores on October ... Read More »

Bryan Williams Provides a Walkthrough of WWE ’13 Creation Suite

THQ has released a new video featuring Senior Game Designer Bryan Williams walking us through the WWE ’13 creation suite, which includes Create-A-Superstar, Create-A-Special Move, Create-A-Moveset, Create-A-Story, and Create-An-Arena. Of course the big thing with Create-An-Arena this year is that we’ll be able to change the stage, ramp, pick a venue size, change the lightening, and pick between a modern ... Read More »

Paul Heyman Talks About Being The Creative Rabbi For WWE ’13

The current manager of WWE Champion CM Punk, Paul Heyman contributed storyline input to WWE ’13′s Universe Mode. Community Manager Audrey Sitterson talked with Paul Heyman about his role working on WWE ’13, the Attitude Era, and the influence of ECW. Check out the video above. WWE ’13 hits stores on October 30th for PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii. Read More »