E3 2011: WWE ’12 Rises

Posted by on May 31, 2011 in E3, GAME EVENTS, Microsoft, NEWS, PlayStation 3, Sony, VIDEOS, Xbox 360 | 0 comments

SmackDown vs. Raw is dead, and THQ’s fixing the stuff you complain about.

From IGN:

For years WWE SmackDown vs. Raw has been the Sports Entertainment simulation series from THQ and Yuke’s Yokohama. It’s been a fun ride, but as with any franchise, fans have complained about annual aspects over and over again. Turns out the developers were listening, killed the series, and are planning on fixing things with WWE ’12.

The stiff animations, the characters warping into place for certain moves, the confusing right analog stick controls for grapples — WWE ’12 is addressing all of that and feels good so far. That’s pretty damn exciting.

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