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THQ announces three new WWE games at E3
Reported by: Colin Vassallo, on Jun 15, 2010 - 3:15:30 PM

"Smackdown vs RAW 2011," "WWE All-Stars" and "Smackdown vs RAW Online" have been announced yesterday in a press release issued by THQ with the games expected to be at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), booth #2001 in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center, from June today to the 17th.

The first two games will be out for the usual consoles while the Online game will be out for Windows PC although only available in the Korean market.

"Through our new direct eight-year agreement and invaluable partnership with WWE, the opportunities to bring the brand’s ever-changing content and vibrant WWE Superstar personalities to life in the videogame world are more promising than ever," said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Game Brands, THQ.


About WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011

Having shipped more than 50 million units worldwide, the renowned WWE simulation experience and annual centerpiece in THQ’s expanding WWE videogame portfolio returns to define the ultimate WWE moments and give players even greater creative and decision-making freedom throughout their storied journeys within WWE.

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 will empower players more than ever to define their gameplay experiences in a dynamic and ever-changing WWE. Along the way, gameplay scenarios will change based on player decisions, allowing for more spontaneous WWE action in and out of the ring. Players will also enjoy a greater level of interactivity and have increased control of their destinies in the game’s popular Road to WrestleMania story-driven mode.

A hallmark of the franchise, WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 will deliver its largest offering to date of best-in-class creation and customization features. Players will have more creative tools than ever to customize their WWE Superstars, finishing moves and story designs. In addition, searching and sharing content will be greatly simplified with improvements to the highly regarded WWE Community Creations feature, which generated nearly 10 million downloads, including more than 7.5 million Created WWE Superstars, 500,000 story designs and 500,000 finishing moves in its franchise debut.

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 will also boast one of the largest rosters in franchise history with more than 70 of today’s prominent WWE Superstars and Divas. Each in-game model will feature new skin textures and movement technology, delivering the most authentic looking and moving WWE Superstars and WWE Divas ever seen in a videogame. In addition, a new physics system will ensure all matches and object interactions look and feel unique, dynamic and unpredictable to capture the full essence of the WWE experience.

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 is currently in development for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system and Wii™ video game system, with a scheduled release date of October 26, 2010. For more information, please visit wwe.thq.com, facebook.com/svrgame and twitter.com/svrgame.


About WWE All Stars

The revolutionary new addition to THQ’s distinguished WWE videogame portfolio and debut release from the company’s San Diego-based studio, WWE All Stars will bridge generations of WWE enthusiasts and casual followers alike with a fun, fresh and fast-paced experience inside the virtual ring. Poised to deliver one of the greatest rosters ever assembled in a wrestling-centric videogame, renowned WWE Legends will align with today’s most prominent WWE Superstars, inviting players to generate fantasy matches and ultimately determine the greatest competitors of all time. In addition, each WWE Legend and WWE Superstar will boast a distinctive and highly stylized appearance, adding to the overall atmosphere and intrepid attitude exuding from the on-screen action.

WWE All Stars will encompass a fluid, intuitive and original gameplay style, creating a highly competitive environment and an engaging spectacle. Packed with high-flying, hard-hitting and over-the-top action, players will explore a variety of responsive quick grapples, strong grapples, standing and running attacks, as well as combination sequences. Every WWE Legend and WWE Superstar on the power-packed roster will be equipped with individual abilities, signature moves and renowned finishers to create the ultimate in-ring experience.

WWE All Stars is currently in development for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system, PlayStation 2 system, PSP system and Wii, with a scheduled release timeframe of early 2011. For more information, please visit wwe.thq.com.


About WWE SmackDown vs. Raw Online

Developed in partnership by THQ’s Product Development Fighting Team and Vertigo Games in Seoul, South Korea, WWE SmackDown vs. Raw Online is an action-packed online game for the Korean market on the PC platform. With significant appeal to a more casual audience, including a free-to-play environment with micro-transaction offerings, the game will enable players to virtually enter and experience WWE in their own unique ways as they improve their in-ring skills, develop charisma and compete for WWE Championships.

Players will be able to create their own WWE Superstars or select from the in-game roster of current WWE Superstars, including John Cena, Randy Orton, Chris Jericho and Rey Mysterio. They can also improve the attributes of their created WWE Superstars through winning matches, collecting rewards, unlocking items and purchasing items.

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw Online will feature a number of match types, including Exhibition, Tag Team and Royal Rumble. In addition, a Championship Path campaign-based mode will challenge players with a variety of quests to achieve WWE Championships. All matches will implement a Spectator Mode for players to observe the matches of others.

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw Online is currently scheduled for release in Korea in early 2011. For more information, please visit www.thq.com.


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