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Take-Two officially takes over WWE license, WWE 2K14 coming in fall

We knew this was coming last week, but now it's official: Take-Two is now the holder of the WWE license. The first game to come from the new WWE publisher is due this fall, titled WWE '14 – in line with 2K Sports' branding of sports games. [Update: The original ESPN source cited a name...

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Take-Two to publish WWE games pending court approval

Take-Two Interactive is set to enter a publishing deal for WWE games, confirming a previous report. IGN obtained a quote from the parent company of 2K Games, 2K Sports and Rockstar that it expects to take over the license previously held by defunct publisher THQ. "At this time, the agreement is...

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Report: THQ's WWE license going to Take-Two

While most of THQ's coffers have already been cleaned out, there's been no official word on any party making a move on the WWE license. An IGN source suggests Take-Two will take over the WWE line of games. The negotiations for the WWE license apparently took place outside of the formal THQ...

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WWE 13 review: Gimme a hell yeah

Pro wrestling is all about details. Devoted fans know the nuances of some of the biggest moments in the business' history well, from the formation of the Brothers of Destruction to Stone Cold Steve Austin soaking Vince McMahon in beer. A video game that dives into the rich history of the WWE is...

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WWE '13 Collector's Edition features Stone Cold Steve Austin

THQ announced a special collector's edition of WWE '13 that features legendary pro wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin. The Austin 3:16 edition of the game includes a DVD/Blu-Ray about Austin's career, signed art, and Austin's in-game attire and classic ATV ring entrance. The collector's edition...

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WWE '13 slamming retail October 30

WWE '13 has an official spring off the ropes date of October 30. THQ reiterated the title would launch this year in a recent investor call and accidentally flipped the switch last week on the game's trailer. The financially troubled publisher has six games launching this fiscal year (ending March...

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Leaked WWE 13 trailer shows off slams, jams and a Nov. 1 2012 release date

The above leaked trailer for WWE 13, assuming it hasn't been ripped from the pages of YouTube by THQ, shows off many of the wrestling acrobatics and tiny shorts one can look forward to performing and wearing this fall, when the game pile drives its way onto retail shelves come November 1....

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WWE WrestleFest on iOS today, coming to XBLA, PSN, PC, Android in 2012

Well, this is definitely the craziest thing to happen in wrestling games in quite some time -- and wrestling is a sport built entirely on human insanity. WWF WrestleFest, the classic arcade game by Technos, has been updated for release on iOS by THQ. The new "WWE Wrestlefest" has smoother graphics...

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WWE '12 review: Men in Tights

Pro wrestling has never been depicted as well as it has in WWE '12, a decidedly non-wrestling game. Sure, it's got "wrestling" embedded somewhere in its acronymic title, but WWE '12 acts like a fighting game. In pro wrestling, the "other guy" in a match takes bumps, and helps dictate the pace of...

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WWE All Stars enters the 3DS ring

WWE All Stars, THQ's arcade-style wrestling game, is leaping from the top rope onto another platform: the 3DS. There, the exaggerated wrestlers will get to be exaggerated into a third dimension. The 3DS game will come pre-packed with the 13 rasslers offered as DLC for the PS3 and Xbox 360...

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