Does THQ President Jason Rubin Really Find Saints Row Embarrassing?

June 11, 2012 // 1 Comment

I’m a big fan of the gaming site Destructoid, it’s one of my favorite sites on the Web. Today, Allistair Pinsof posted something that I think is misrepresentative judging by the comments left on the post (and I don’t he did it intentionally, but rather the source material is oddly pieced together. You can find the post in question here. The headline is “New THQ president wants an adult humor-free Saints Row,” but I think that’s reading too far into a comment THQ president Jason Rubin made to another site (Polygon/The Verge). And to be fair to Allistair, the [...]

WWE ’13 & Beyond: How WWE Games Could Learn From MLB The Show and UFC Undisputed 3

May 29, 2012 // 12 Comments

156. That’s the number of MMA fighters that were available to use in UFC Undisputed 3, developed by Yuke’s and released by THQ on February 14, 2012. 78. That’s the number of WWE Superstars, Divas, Legends, and Announcers that were available to use in WWE ’13, developed by Yuke’s and released by THQ on November 22, 2012. Fans of wrestling continuously get ripped off when it comes to games, and not just on the roster, but modes and unnecessary limitations as well. Consider this, it is 2012 and we still can’t have more than six wrestlers in the ring at one [...]

My Wishlist For WWE ’12 and Beyond

June 1, 2011 // 4 Comments

Yesterday 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 franchise into WWE ’12 signifies that it is the definitive WWE game released each year, comparable to Madden, NCAA Football, and FIFA. We know that WWE ’12 is going to be “BIGGER, BADDER, BETTER” than the SvR games that proceeded it: Predator Technology is supposed to bring the most dynamic, fluid, authentic, and action packed WWE simulation to date. [...]

First Batch of WWE All Stars DLC Now on PSN

April 12, 2011 // 3 Comments

The first batch of downloadable content for WWE All Stars was released today on the Playstation Network. Honky Tonk Man is available as a free download, while the father-son duo of Dusty and Cody Rhodes are available in a pack for $1.99 PlayStation 3 users with the pre-order code for Million Dollar Man and Ted DiBiase are also now able to redeem them and download those two as well. The DLC will be available on Xbox LIVE next Tuesday, unless it gets put up before then as a special release to make it up for the content being made available a week before the scheduled April 19th date on [...]