Excerpt: Dumb, full of doping, small schlong, acting talent equal to Pam’s in VIP, and wrestling moves that show their sexual preferences in a blink: those are all features of the numerous wrestlers you’ll encounter in WWE Smackdown! vs. Raw. The mediocre straight guy who doesn’t like wrestling won’t bother.
Excerpt: THQ has let a majority of its Smackdown vs. Raw 2011 roster out of the bag and there are a few good surprises such as Bret Hart, Finlay, Yoshi Tatsu, Goldust and Vance Archer. The final game will apparently feature over 70 superstars this year so expect more to be ...
Excerpt: The SmackDown series is a major part of our annual gaming diet, and for very good reason too. The franchise may not be perfect, but it offers the very best of grappling action and multi-player amusement. Here Comes the Pain was critically acclaimed for its solid engine and attention to detail.
Excerpt: To give you an idea of the last time I sat down and watched professional wrestling, Stone Cold Steve Austin was the champ of the WW F . Apparently, gone is the Rattlesnake, as is the “Federation,” which has been replaced by the word “Entertainment.” All of this is nothing new, I realize.
Excerpt: Ah, professional wrestling - one true bastion of bona fide sporting competition, full of battles of epic proportions, the absolute purest form of gladiatorial combat this side of Caesar's Rome... oops, wait - Professional Wrestling you say?
Excerpt: The best-selling virtual wrestler by far, THQ's hugely popular SmackDown! series gets a sixth instalment just in time for 2004's Xmas stockings: lurid lurex, bad attitude and rippling muscle to the power of two, it's Smackdown! Vs Raw.
Excerpt: One thing is for sure here, and that is that over the last few years, THQ seem to have accepted “slightly above average” as a standard for their wrestling games. The RAW series for the Xbox is/was absolutely laughable after extended play, the GBA iterations have only done what is required, the...
Excerpt: The third reason you may not find many players online is due to the absolute lack of match types available to be played online. You only have two choices: normal singles match or bra and panties. That's it. No tag teams, no hardcore, no TLC, no hell in a cell, no nothing.
Excerpt: WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw is THQ's latest 'rasslin title for the PS2. Some of its most talked about features don't quite live up to the hype, but the gameplay is better than ever and that is what counts. Find out what went right and what went horribly, horribly wrong in our full review.