Summary: I will openly admit that I had lost a lot of love for the WWE video game franchise in recent years and wondered whether the latest in the series " WWE 13 " could rekindle any enjoyment I had with the games throughout their history.
Summary: WWE 13 is a very enjoyable game with a fantastic story mode that everyone should try out. The gameplay has been made smoother with easier reversals and some slight additions that give it more depth.
Excerpt: adds onto an already solid foundation, and puts the attitude back in wrestling games, both literally and figureatively. While the game still has some flaws which will remind you it's still got a bit to go before it's an all-timer.
Excerpt: After playing WWE '13 at an event in New York last month, I came away thinking that this entry might be the most accessible one yet, as few people in their 20s or older can forget the "Attitude Era" that the WWE went through in the late 90s - or the characters it created, like The Rock, Steve...
Conclusion: While it might sound counter-intuitive for a game to look to the past to move forward, that's precisely what WWE '13 does. It's not so much about the roster as it is about the reverence it pays to the Attitude Era throughout its various modes and features.
Summary: Wrestling has been on the upswing in the last two years. For those who are not hardcore wrestling fans, a minor history lesson is in order before diving into . The 2000s were not very kind to wrestling as a whole, ratings-wise, and that can be blamed on a number of factors: The end of the Monday...
Excerpt: at an event in New York last month, I came away thinking that this entry might be the most accessible one yet, as few people in their 20s or older can forget the "Attitude Era" that the WWE went through in the late 90s - or the characters it created, like The Rock, Steve Austin, or Mankind.
Excerpt: A perfect wrestling match is a fallacy — no matter the talent, you’ll question reality at some point — but that won’t keep a fight from becoming classic. Likewise, WWE ’13 proves you can still put on an imperfect yet excellent match.
Conclusion: It's difficult to determine whether or not WWE '13 represents progress. The fleshed out roster is a real bonus, although it'll be interesting to see if Attitude Era superstars are included in the next game. The single-player is better placed than last year's attempt.