20 Games Like WWE '12()
Remember Sensible Soccer? Jon Hare, lead designer of the famous football series, is back with a spiritual successor, called Sociable Soccer.
Hare has kicked off a £300,000 Kickstarter for Sociable Soccer, which, if successful, will lead to a download release on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2016.
Here, in a wide-reaching, exclusive interview with Eurogamer, Hare reveals why now is the right time to return to the football video game limelight, reveals his personal frustration at how the Sensible games have fared since he sold his company in 1999, and explains how Sociable Soccer will stand out in the face of competition from big hitters FIFA and PES.
A total of 60 games in this one Games-Cartridge with a variety of hockey games, ping-pong, basketball and volleyball games with varying levels of difficulty for amateurs or professionals. Plus a range of arcade games like Breakthrough and Knockout for one or two players.
A brand new Analog Control System makes fighting more realistic than ever with intuitive movement and new elements of control. An enhanced Season Mode provides multiple branching storylines and unprecedented levels of player choice. In and out of the ring, dozens of user-controlled environmental hotspots let players take advantage of anything at their disposal to inflict damage on opponents in new and unique ways. Additionally, new high impact combination moves let players take the power of WWE Superstars into their own hands. Experience the intensity of WWE fans in a brand new, fully loaded interactive fighting area. Players can take advantage of multiple weapons, environmental damage and grabbing signs and weapons from the crowd. WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007 offers multiple enhancements, including incredible high definition graphics, updated rosters for both RAW and SmackDown, an expanded General Manager Mode, online multiplayer game play with voice chat support and more.
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Get in the ring with the WWE's top superstars in WWE Survivor Series for the Game Boy Advance. Fight up through the ranks and challenge for the belts to become the champion in the all-new single-player mode. Turn the tables on the battle with the new reversal system and momentum shifts. WWE superstars feature their true-to-life attributes in strength, speed and submission skills -- the only difference between you and the champion is a three count. WWE Survivor Series features all-new gameplay mechanics including submission, reversal and momentum systems as players battle for the belts and defend the title in the new single-player mode or link up with friends to battle in eight match types, including Cage, Tag Team, Fatal 4 Way and more.
WWE Raw 2: Ruthless Aggression, known as simply WWE Raw 2, is the sequel to WWF Raw. It features enhanced graphics and gameplay, a story mode, and more than 60 WWE superstars. WWE Raw 2 showcases its new features in eight arenas that come to life with 3D crowds and special effects. The enhanced gameplay controls provide better grappling, more balanced momentum shifts, and a realistic AI. Now you can play in different modes including multiplayer season mode, Exhibition, Season, King of The Ring, Royal Rumble, expanded Title Match, and Create-A-Superstar. The game also includes Hell in a Cell and TLC match types.
The best-selling fighting videogame franchise returns to the virtual ring with the most authentic, entertaining and compelling simulation of WWE programming to date. Featuring unparalleled creation tools, a robust Superstar roster, key franchise improvements and a few surprises, WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010 delivers the empowering freedom to create, customize and share gameplay experiences. It's your world now.
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WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 for the Wii builds upon its inaugural offering by significantly expanding its match type options, giving players more ways to enjoy the platform's unique pick-up-and-play experience. The game also takes full combat sports entertainment to the next level by giving players more superstar control with interactive entrances and victory scenes.
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The 2008 edition in the Smackdown vs. Raw series holds new features to the WWE game franchise. This is the first in the series to include the extremists of ECW, including The Sandman, Marcus Cor Von and CM Punk.
The game also features a new struggle submission system, new weapon choices including guitars, and eight superstar fighting styles, including Showman, Powerhouse, High-Flyer and more. Each player can now choose a primary and a secondary fighting style. It continues the legend trend and new arenas, such as Wrestlemania 23, Unforgiven and Summerslam as well as the classic superstars like Undertaker, Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair. The roster largely depends on the platform, and some versions include wrestlers not available in the other ones.
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WWE All Stars will deliver one of the greatest rosters ever assembled in a wrestling-centric videogame. Renowned WWE Legends will align with today's most prominent Superstars, inviting players to generate fantasy matches and ultimately determine the greatest competitors of all time. In addition, each Legend and Superstar will boast a distinctive and highly stylized appearance, adding to the overall atmosphere and intrepid attitude exuding from the on-screen action.
Calling all wrestling maniacs! Tonight's the title match! Climb into the ring and strut your stuff - mix it up with some of the world's most savage wrestlers as you compete for the "Absolute Title Belt." But prepare yourself for Skin Head's pulverizing rope dives, Mad Dog's vicious ariplane spins, Big Chief's bone-crushing bear hugs and Mr. Mean's paralyzing body slams. The sizzling action never stops, whether you battle it out one-on-one, or go to war for the Tag Team Belt. And after it's all over, if you think you're really good, match yourself against the computer to see who's the ultimate ring warrior.
Wouldn't you know it, you drew Bruno the Sledge, five time champion and all-around bad guy, as your first opponent in your quest for that elusive Atari Wrestling Federation championship belt. Ever since he lost his title to Eric the Flaxen Saxon, Bruno's been terrorizing the AWF circuit.
Bruno the Sledge glares at you with his one remaining eye. When the bell rings, he charges like a man insane. Just before the impact of his 386-pound body, you step aside and raise your elbow.
Perfect elbow smash! Bruno falls to the mat. You get him in a head lock, but his shaved head slips free. Then you see it. The famous Bruno the Sledge "Eye of Terror," the look of death. You're in trouble now!
Mat Mania Challenge provides all the thrills and spills of professional wrestling. Do you have what it takes to survive brain busters and pile drivers? If you have the skills, the championship belt will be yours!
Brace yourself! A supercharged lineup of Superstars collide in the ultimate World Wrestling Federation slugfest! From punishing powerslams to cranium-crunching piledrivers... it doesn't get any better than this!
Do you have what it takes to escape this ring of steel? It's time to unleash the Rage in the Cage!
Over 40 wrestlers in all, including over 20 WCW and NWO superstars like Hollywood Hogan, Sting, The Giant, Lex Luger, Ric Flair, The Outsiders and many more! Each wrestler is capable of performing 30 to 40 moves, including his own signature moves! Featuring five different gameplay modes, Tag Team and simultaneous four-player action!
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 will empower players more than ever to define their destiny and gameplay experiences in a dynamic and ever-changing WWE. Along the way, your decisions will decide gameplay scenarios, allowing for more spontaneous WWE action in and out of the ring. Enjoy a greater level of interactivity that allows you to customize your WWE experience and control your destinies in all-new Road to WrestleMania story-driven campaigns.
You've seen the Superstars' greatest moments on WWE programming. You’ve shared them and lived through them on television, on the web, and at the arenas. Now, it's time for you to define your ultimate WWE moment, in the most interactive experience in the WWE Universe. This is your moment.