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Rumor: EA has the WWE license [Up: Or Take-Two?]

alr1ght

bish gets all the credit :)
Sep 25, 2005
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Ugh. Seems like another yearly exploitable franchise, so it's perfect for them. Lots of DLC options as well.
 

DarҖaoZ

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Fits them, but that is not what people wanted.

Oh well, hopefully they do something good with it. Yeah, hard to imagine =/
 

VE3TRO

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Be nice to see what engine they use. Started replaying Fight Night Champion this week and love the visuals and presentation.
 

Totobeni

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WWE Elite.

MMA engine to put in use again.
pay to unlock finishing moves


poor wrestling fans.
 

Data West

coaches in the WNBA
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The lair of yin and yang
As I said in the other thread, I don't see why people are upset. It can't get any worse.

At least EA knows how to run servers(Even if they shut them down 2 years later). Also, EA MMA was quite good.
 

funkystudent

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WWE Elite.

MMA engine to put in use again.
pay to unlock finishing moves


poor wrestling fans.

So I have to buy John Cena's 5 moves of doom separately for 0.99 a move?


BOOOOO.


But at least this gets it away from Yukes right?

Actually I can see Yukes releasing WWE14 under EA while EA hopefully have a internal team making something that resembles a modern video game.
 

The Elite

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Apr 8, 2006
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So no more WWE this gen?

I bet we don't see anything until Fall 2014 at this rate.

Unless EA continues to work with Yukes to get something out this year.

AKI engine is slow and outdated. They need to build something from the ground up with next-gen hardware in mind.
 

Ken Masters

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Jun 24, 2007
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YES YES YES


finally we will see nex gen graphics for a WWE game, fuck Yukes for using a PS2 engine for TWO GENERATIONS



OMG, the thought of Fight Night graphics for a WWE, fuck yes
 

Biggzy

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Not surprising. I wonder what could've been if it ended up elsewhere though. Maybe 2K? Perhaps Sony could've picked it up as an exclusive?

I doubt it would be financially viable for Sony to get the license for WWE.

In any case the license is with a publisher who knows how to make sports games.
 

Data West

coaches in the WNBA
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Alternating release schedules like MoH and battlefield.

That's what I had been figuring for a while. Maybe with better DLC support.
There's nothing saying that EA won't just partner up with Yukes.

Except EA has its own teams, and it would be a waste of their money. How many games does EA put out that they don't own the developer for now?