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The "Dear God, Take-Two, No More Yukes" Wrestling Thread


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#1 BlueSwim

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 06:33 AM

Seriously, enough is enough. Get Spike. Get Syn Sophia/AKI. Get anyone but mother fucking Yukes to make the next WWE video game. We've had enough of underdeveloped bullshit like this...




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#2 Ced

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:34 AM

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Neocisco, I intentionally sandbagged the last thread with an awful thread title. It went several posts without any takers and I decided to rile the sensitivities regarding the thread's title. For funsies. Nice to see folks were on top of it this time around.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 11:01 AM

While it's not quite up there with the N64 games (can someone tell me how the AI in those games was damn near perfect and they haven't been able to match it since?) WWE 13 is easily the best wrestling game I've played this generation.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:22 PM

Those 64 games were PERFECTION... haven't enjoyed a wrestling game since.
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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:26 PM

WWE's YouTube show "Are You Serious?" ended today after 52 weekly episodes. Now I'm sad.



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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:29 PM

Royal Rumble always one of my fav ppvs.

Hopefully this years can include some 2011 like surprises. Last year was dissapointing

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#7 HydroX

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:44 PM

WWE's YouTube show "Are You Serious?" ended today after 52 weekly episodes. Now I'm sad.


Thank fucking God. The last 20+ have been absolutely BRUTAL to sit through.

#8 pitfallharry219

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:50 PM

I got a Wii U yesterday, and today I was messing around with the Youtube app. I happened to stumble upon the full 1997 Rumble match. I sat down with my lunch to watch it, and holy crap, it was bad.

Crush and Ahmed were the first two in, and they did some of the most awkward, uh, grappling I've ever seen. Then Faarooq comes out of the tunnel, so obviously Johnson did the most logical thing and jumped over the top rope to chase him. After that, "Razor Ramon", P.I.G., Austin, and Bart Gunn were out. Bart tried some sort of Fame-asser I guess on Austin and it was just bad. It's at the 9:40 mark in the video. I gave up not long after that. The Vince, JR, and Lawler announce team is also a lot worse than I remember them being.



#9 pitfallharry219

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 07:51 PM

Thank fucking God. The last 20+ have been absolutely BRUTAL to sit through.


...And yet you kept watching them? Did they force you? Tell us who hurt you.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 08:59 PM

Thank fucking God. The last 20+ have been absolutely BRUTAL to sit through.


I will concede that the quality got worse over time, but it was still a fun 5 minute distraction every Sunday. I'll miss PuppetH.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:08 PM

Seeing "Diesel" in that match just reminds me how awesome his showing up a couple years ago was.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:09 PM

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However if they want a game out by the end of the year they are going to have to turn to Yukes

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#13 HydroX

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:15 PM

...And yet you kept watching them? Did they force you? Tell us who hurt you.


It's one of those cases where you hope they get better, or return to form. Kind of like how you and I sit here and still bitch about wrestling being absolutely shit... but hey, we both still watch the stuff.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:21 PM

:rofl: at that photo of Booker.
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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:44 PM

WWE's YouTube show "Are You Serious?" ended today after 52 weekly episodes. Now I'm sad.


It was a fun show, but man did I get sick fo the WWE revisionist bullshit and the WCW Ruins Everything meme.

#16 Halo05

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 09:53 PM

Booker looks amazing in the TNA picture. Maybe I should've grabbed that game when it was on clearance everywhere a couple years ago.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 11:01 PM

Just reminds me how well that TNA game actually looked..

I enjoyed it very much.. sucks there was never a follow up

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#18 Antiques Roadshow

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 11:04 PM

Booker looks amazing in the TNA picture. Maybe I should've grabbed that game when it was on clearance everywhere a couple years ago.

It's actually pretty good once you finally get into the groove.

The story mode was pretty interesting and strange.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:24 AM

Well another thing is notice WWE has allowed WWE '12 and WWE '13 to be glitch fest shit. They know something's really wrong there and they just don't care.

Hell look at No Mercy and WCW/nWo Revenge which I played some of recently. Those are great and even WCW Nitro was better. Hell WCW Nitro pc had -online play- even. Amazing for it's time for a wrestling game. But WCW Nitro and I think Thunder too had that badly broken trick to where you could drain a whole lifebar in seconds. It was something like hold up + circle to get them stuck in a test of strength grapple and drain there life to nothing.

#20 The Great Muta

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:36 AM

While it's not quite up there with the N64 games (can someone tell me how the AI in those games was damn near perfect and they haven't been able to match it since?) WWE 13 is easily the best wrestling game I've played this generation.



Ain't saying much when you consider how Yuke's set the bar down at the ankles. I really did try to like WWE 13, but shit, that game is terrible. All of the Yuke's games play like the old In Your House games—but without the novel, lavish attacks.

I'm in the "new engine or I ain't playing" crowd for the next generation of WWE games. The Day of Reckoning games were the last good WWE games. They can do better.

#21 Antiques Roadshow

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:40 AM

Did anyone watch ROH last night?

Charlie Haas is awesome, and Silas Young stood out in his match like whoa.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 12:48 AM

I'm only really interested in the Rumble itself tonight. The other matches aren't really bringing me in. Of course the rumble could be terrible like last years. You guys still do a chat for the PPVs?

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#23 pitfallharry219

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:09 AM

I guess they really thought ADR needed a rub from Bret Hart.

Also, Bret Hart looks ancient.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:10 AM

Ricardo with the Bret Hart glasses. Love it.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:11 AM

Haven't really read spoilers on surprise entrants other than
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Team Hell No
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Rumble surprise returns = Mark Henry, Christian, Evan Bourne (wishful thinking), Faarooq/Ron Simmons.. man, are there any former stars still in shape? DDP would be a great surprise entrant.. I'd love some off the wall ones.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:22 AM

have kane and bryant start a im the best hugger chant in the world

#27 BlueSwim

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:22 AM

While it's not quite up there with the N64 games (can someone tell me how the AI in those games was damn near perfect and they haven't been able to match it since?) WWE 13 is easily the best Sports-Entertainment game I've played this generation.

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The title of Best Wrestling Game of the Generation goes to Rumble Roses XX. Why? *Cough*Candy Cane*Cough* Because Yukes didn't Fuck it up (too badly). And because it has this under-appreciated gem of an entrance theme...



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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:22 AM

Even though Ziggler and Cena are the favorites to win the Rumble, I'm personally rooting for Daniel Bryan. Ever since his WM loss, he's been consistently good at whatever was thrown at him.
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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:29 AM

Stupid ducktape finish.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:33 AM

About time someone used it.

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