WWE, WWF, originally, is officially licensed by wrestling promoters World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) video game series, which is currently managed by the U.S. American publisher 2K Games ( 2013, THQ ). The games appear for the Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PSP, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, the games of the series Smackdown vs. RAW have been published especially for the PlayStation 2. Since 2011, this no longer exists and was replaced by the WWE series. Since the sale of the license to 2K Games the game is called WWE 2K.
WWE SmackDown! vs.. RAW
2004 appeared the first " Smackdown vs. Raw " game for the PlayStation 2 The most serious innovation at that previous " Smackdown - Here Comes the Pain " was the graphics, because the game mechanics had been taken as far as possible.
WWE SmackDown! vs.. RAW 2006
2005, the second part of the series was published under the title of " WWE Smackdown! vs.. RAW 2006 ". In this new " stamina " system was introduced, which gives the game a tactical component.
WWE SmackDown! vs.. Raw 2007
In 2006, the third part of the series was published under the name of " Smackdown vs. Raw 2007". The match types have been expanded again and the story mode was for each wrestler individually.
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2008 featuring ECW
On 9 November 2007, the successor has appeared, who calls himself " Smackdown vs. Raw 2008 (Featuring ECW) ". The match types have been extended. WWE SmackDown! vs.. Raw 2008 featuring ECW is available for PSP, PS2, PS3, XBox 360, Nintendo Wii and for the first time on the Nintendo DS. The age rating for Smackdown vs Raw 2008 featuring ECW is for all consoles at the age of 16, the Nintendo DS version is available from age 12. . " Smackdown vs. Raw " In this part the following battle symbols have been introduced:
- High Flyer
Each battle symbol has special abilities, such as Powerhouse has the Rampage mode in which, within a certain time every blow attacks are ignored by the enemy, all handle attacks automatically countered and the opponent can answer no handle actions.
In addition, the new match ECW Extreme Rules Match was introduced, can be brought out in the wrestling- typical weapons under the ring. Also, there is for the PS3 and PS2 the first-person mode, in which you can switch to the perspective of the fighter at the inlet. The game has got a new management and has been rated in the opinion of the playtesters page Spieletipps.de as " best ever Smackdown vs. Raw game".
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2009 featuring ECW
November 6, 2008 Smackdown vs. appeared. Raw 2009 featuring ECW in Germany. Supplements have new tag team options, " Create-a- Finisher " mode and use your own music. In addition, the Inferno Match, the roster editor and the highlight -reel (only on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360) has been added. There is also the "Road to WrestleMania " stories. It is played with a six wrestlers ( Chris Jericho, Triple H, John Cena, The Undertaker, Batista & Rey Mysterio, CM Punk) a about three months long story. Furthermore, one can exclusive in the PlayStation 3 version content via PlayStation Store and Xbox 360 via Xbox Live. In addition to current superstars, new moves and costumes also a few legends have been added.
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2010 featuring ECW
Smackdown vs. Raw 2010 has been released in Europe on 23 October 2009 (20 October U.S. release ). These additional match types were (eg Backstage Brawl, in which fought behind the scenes), new skills (such as " Dirty Pin " when launching a pin near the ropes, the wrestler puts his feet on the ropes in order to have better chances of winning ) and blocked Wrestler, new Stables (several wrestlers to come simultaneously from the backstage area to the ring ), outfits and Backstage Brawl scenes are unlocked by specific tasks. Newly created characters can be in Smackdown vs. Raw 2010 featuring ECW be first awarded skill points.
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011
In October 2010, Smackdown vs is. Raw 2011 come on the market. In addition to the current wrestlers also more older wrestlers, known legends such as Jimmy Snuka Jake Roberts or are playable. Furthermore, there are also new indents and arenas and a " WWE Universe" mode, which simulates real layers.
On November 22, 2011, a successor to the series has come to the market. Instead of the designation Smackdown. Raw it is available under a new name. The game offers the opportunity to create their own arenas in the Xbox and Playstation version. It also includes a revised gameplay. It is for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and available for the Wii. There are 45 playable match types, which can be still edit.
On October 30, 2012 WWE '13 appeared on the market. The theme of this game is aimed primarily at the Attitude era, so many characters are included from this period. It is for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and available for the Wii.
WWE 2K14 is available for the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. It is the first wrestling game that is published by 2K Games. The focus this time is the story of Wrestlemania, which is why many of the characters are included since the first Wrestlemania.