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Beyond The Mat: How To Fix Wrestling Games

2K have finally released all of the DLC for WWE 2K15. Why do I care, you might be wondering, given that I gave the game a bit of a kicking in my review. Primarily, I care because I am too stubborn to stop playing, even though I can't possibly recommend the game to anyone else. I love wrestling and even though 2K15 doesn't do most…

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Feature: A Roadtrip To Suplex City

WWE 2K15 review

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…

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Cheap Pop: WWE 2K15 Coming To PC Soon

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…

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Cheap Shot: Pro Wrestling X – Uprising

When I'm not commanding my vassals I like to watch big men in tights pretending to fight, so I was dismayed when Pro Wrestling X failed to reach its Kickstarter target. With man-grappling a thin stable on the PC, an independently developed game that aimed to bring back the glory days of No Mercy was a thing that I very much wanted to play. The…

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This Sporting Life: NBA & WWE On PC

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…

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