405 Video Games: WWE '13 Wrestler Roster Announced
The roster of playable muscle-bound actors has been announced for WWE '13, the latest iteration in a line of games that stretches back 12 years. With 87 characters, this is the biggest roster yet and includes classics such as The Undertaker and Mankind alongside newer greased-up greek wannabes I've never heard of, like Road Dogg and Brie Bellar.
The game also features classic versions of our favourite now-decrepit wrestlers, with pre-mask removal debacle Kane, a more hirsute Undertaker, Stone Cold who, to be honest, always looked about 40 and notoriously "baddest man on the planet" Mike Tyson (I don't know why).
ED's NOTE: Mike Tyson enjoyed a brief career as a pro-wrestler. So now you know.
The full roster can be found on THQ's site here, but here are my highlights:
- Classic Kane
- Big Show
- Steph McMahon
- Vince McMahon and his awful snide god-damn face (I may have some unresolved issues from when I was 13)
- Finally, Alicia Keyes! Oh wait, read that wrong. Alicia Fox, whoever that is.
WWE '13 will be released October 30th on PS3, Wii and Xbox 360, published by THQ.
Jacob Dennis will pick Kane every time, and beat Vince McMahon's smirking face into the ground.
Icelander Snævar Albertsson goes by the name of Dad Rocks!, and we love him here at The 405. Here's what he had to say about Airwaves 2011 [read more]
Norwich's finest Olympians have been busy recording some new material, we've had a sneak peak already and the tracks sound huge. We grabbed Chris Neil from the band to talk us through the band, his interests and tastes. For the chefs out there amongst you, he also provided a recipe for Marrow and Coley soup. We'll be attempting to make it later, but for now, over to Chris: Name: Christopher Stuart James Neil of Olympians About us: Three of us have been playing together... (continued) [read more]
Written by Lindsay Robertson It can be said without a shadow of a doubt thatLara Croft is the most recognisable female in the world of video games and also that thereâs no character who divides opinions further. On one hand sheâs hailed as a trailblazer for showcasing women playing an active role in games (as opposed to the traditional post of âkidnap fodderâ) yet this is undermined by her portrayal as a virtual reality sex object through the marketing campaign that sur... (continued) [read more]