Posts Tagged ‘wwe’

Wot I Think: WWE 2K15

By Adam Smith on May 1st, 2015.

In these alt text captions I will provide insight into the various wrestlers pictured for non-wrestling fans. These fine fellows are members of the Wyatt Family. They are controlled by their sentient beards, which force them to fight everyone even though they are gentle men.

Professional wrestling is a ridiculous cultural phenomenon and I love it dearly. I also happen to think it’s blend of theatre, physical performance and interactive storytelling is ideally suited to gaming. It’s a weird and wonderful world that offers all manner of opportunities for interactive storytelling, from heroic fights against the odds to villainous victories and roster management.

WWE 2K15 [official site] seizes many of those opportunities, but do they wriggle out of its meaty grasp? Here’s wot I think.

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Cheap Pop: WWE 2K15 Coming To PC Soon

By Adam Smith on April 22nd, 2015.

WWE 2K15 is coming to PC “this spring”. While the latest entry in the series has had something of a rough reception in console land, I’m excited about this. There hasn’t been an official WWE game on PC since 2002 and even though this seems like a transitional year at best – Eurogamer call it “actively bad” – 2K do solid sports work elsewhere. They acquired the WWE license following THQ’s dissolution in 2013 and will hopefully turn the ship around before long, rather than aiming for the rocks.

As for the PC version itself? What better way to get John Cena over with the fans than to have him deliver an honest-to-goodness, PC-lovin’ promo right here in the middle of the RPS squared circle. That’s below.

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Frozen Synapse Ipad Vs Frozen Synapse PC

By Craig Pearson on May 2nd, 2013.

Try rubbing your hands all over the screenshot.
Crossplay used to be what happened to me when I played Team Fortress 2, but after a restraining order from my mouse pad and some anger management classes, I no longer feel the need to be angry at Pyros. Now the world has moved on, the word has taken on a new meaning: what happens when one gaming system and another defy all cultural boundaries and work together. Frozen Synapse is about to do just that with its iPad version: you’ll be able to play multiplayer across the PC and the iPad, and if you own both versions then you can continue your game you were playing on whatever system you have at hand. Toilet time just got tactical.
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This Sporting Life: NBA & WWE On PC

By Alec Meer on October 1st, 2008.

I would love to talk to these men about poetry

My writing this post is probably fairly akin to David Beckham talking about Dungeon Keeper 2, but thought I’d aggregate a couple of sporting links kindly folk have sent us lately. There’s been a trend over the last few years to stop porting B-list (and I mean that in the polite sense) games to PC, most especially sports titles. However, we’re seeing something of a porting rennaissance at the moment – for every publisher/developer who claims they’re washing their hands of PC due to the P word, another seems to redouble their efforts to release everything they’ve got on it. Capcom are an impressive example of the latter with stuff like Street Fighter 4, but seems like 2K and THQ are returning to our loving arms too.
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