LOS ANGELES -- THQ revealed its new roster as well as new features including the new "Attitude Era" mode of this year's installment of their best-selling WWE wrestling game WWE 13. Among other new features are new entrances and finishers, new customization features, enhanced gameplay and dramatic moments that include the ability to collapse the ring. We talked with THQ Creative Director Corey Ledesma as well as Stone Cold Steve Austin, RAW GM AJ Lee and legendary WWE broadcaster Jim Ross about the new WWE 13 game and features in exclusive video interviews.
THQ Creative Director Corey Ledesma reveals latest WWE 13 game features
The Attitude Era mode is a new Season single player mode for WWE 13, which will allow gamers to play as various wrestlers as they progress through 65 different matches. Gamers can play with wrestlers such as Stone Cold Steve Austin, Shawn Michaels, The Undertaker, The Rock, Kane, Mankind, Triple H, Bret Hart and more. Players will also be able to unlock Attitude Era photos and videos, as well as bonus characters and arenas.
The WWE 13 roster will feature the biggest lineup ever for the game franchise with over 80 wrestlers from past and present including current WWE Champion CM Punk, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Sheamus, Chris Jericho, Big Show, Triple H (HHH), Brock Lesnar, the Undertaker, Mankind and Mark Henry. As an added bonus, fans who pre-order WWE ’13 will be able to unlock Iron Mike Tyson as a playable character in the game.
WWE 13 will also feature new dramatic entrances and finishers that will include the ability to smash players thru a lot of different things including tables and barricades plus the ability to collapse the ring. Venues will also come in all shapes and sizes and be customizable to enhance the fighting and crowd environment. Wrestlers will also be more anatomically correct and proportional relative to other wrestlers meaning Brodus Clay and Big Show will be bigger in size and frame than John Cena and CM Punk.
THQ confirmed the release date for WWE 13 will be October 30 in North America and November 2nd in Europe. WWE 13 will be available for the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and PC.
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