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WWE 2K17 Thread

  • 27-06-2016 3:02pm
    #1
    Closed Accounts Posts: 3,959 ✭✭✭ Ali Teeny Minute


    A little late starting this year but with the cover being released today I thought that now would be the right time.

    2k17_cover_blog.jpg

    We don't know a whole pile about the game other than:
    • When pre-ordering, you receive two versions of Goldberg along with the WCW Monday Nitro and Halloween Havoc arenas.
    • John Cena, Sasha Banks and Ultimate Warrior have been confirmed.


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Comments

  • Registered Users Posts: 543 ✭✭✭spektorfive


    Brock on the cover could be a smart move, if he wins his UFC fight and WWE figure out something for him to do. Hope lot NXT guys make the game.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,787 ✭✭✭Sirsok


    Until theu change the way the game is played, I wont be buying it this year. Every year I get sucked into buying it and every year I only play it twice. The game has sucked for so long and it infuriates me because they have all the capabilities of making a really good game! Its just not fun to play. Commentary is terrible, graphics can be atrocious at times ( definately not ps4 standard). It....it just sucks


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,715 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    Sirsok wrote: »
    Until theu change the way the game is played, I wont be buying it this year. Every year I get sucked into buying it and every year I only play it twice. The game has sucked for so long and it infuriates me because they have all the capabilities of making a really good game! Its just not fun to play. Commentary is terrible, graphics can be atrocious at times ( definately not ps4 standard). It....it just sucks

    Completely Agree with this. Last year was the first WWE annual game in a LONG time I didn't buy and I'm really glad I didn't. It seemed almost identical to 2015's version.


  • Moderators, Computer Games Moderators, Music Moderators, Regional Midlands Moderators Posts: 24,124 Mod ✭✭✭✭Angron


    The main issue I've had the last few games was the countering system felt like sh*te. I never seemed to be able to counter anything, but 9 times out of 10 it felt like I was getting countered. Made it frustrating to play, and kinda turned me off the series.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,079 ✭✭✭The Ayatolla


    I'll be giving it a skip. Might rent it (can you still rent games?!) for a few nights for a mess around. Save me 50 quid!


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  • Registered Users Posts: 11,611 ✭✭✭✭ERG89




    A special NXT Edition but no signed pic of HHH posing with lads doing the cliq sign like its 1997

    http://blogs-images.forbes.com/brianmazique/files/2016/07/2KGMKT_WWE2K17_NXTEdition_BeautyShot_NoRatings_FINAL-1200x1320.jpg


  • Moderators, Computer Games Moderators, Music Moderators, Regional Midlands Moderators Posts: 24,124 Mod ✭✭✭✭Angron


    I'm looking forward to playing as Nakamura :D


  • Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 42,396 Mod ✭✭✭✭Lord TSC


    Man, this game is going to be so, so outdated. Old logos, old sets, rosters will probably be all over the place, if they can even do a draft.


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,332 ✭✭✭✭martyos121


    Lord TSC wrote: »
    Man, this game is going to be so, so outdated. Old logos, old sets, rosters will probably be all over the place, if they can even do a draft.

    They absolutely must delay this game until they can get the new stuff in, if they can't do that by launch. If they can't reflect the sweeping changes that were made in real life in the game, not even the suckers like myself who buy the games every year will go near it. Besides, a launch around the time of WrestleMania could boost sales with the extra viewers WWE get at that time of year.


  • Registered Users Posts: 543 ✭✭✭spektorfive


    The logos etc will be out of date. But does that really matter? The roster is the same how does the set not looking like the current Raw really effect the game play?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 4,379 ✭✭✭IncognitoMan


    It's something they could sort out fairly quickly with a patch after launch or free dlc but they won't bother their holes. Can't see me picking this up this year, not at launch anyway. I ended up barely playing 2k16


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,715 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    I didn't pick up 2k16 and I didn't miss it one bit. I'll be skipping 2k17 on the basis of how out of date it will be.


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,949 ✭✭✭✭citytillidie


    Maybe they were given a heads up on the new logos and songs like when they changed the WWE logo a few years ago just before the game was released.

    And if your on XBOX one Loughc if rumours are true 2K16 is free next month

    ******



  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,715 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    Maybe they were given a heads up on the new logos and songs like when they changed the WWE logo a few years ago just before the game was released.

    And if your on XBOX one Loughc if rumours are true 2K16 is free next month

    I am and you're right WWE 2k16 is free with games with gold from the 16th of August. I am delighted I didn't buy the game now. Will certainly give it a whirl for free.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,959 ✭✭✭ Ali Teeny Minute


    Even before they updated all the sets and such, I was pretty convinced I wouldn't be buying this game. 2K16 was good but I just lost interest quick, the MyCareer was boring and I didn't even make it to the IC belt. Unless they pull something epic out of the bag I don't think I'll be buying as I don't have the interest.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,379 ✭✭✭IncognitoMan


    Even before they updated all the sets and such, I was pretty convinced I wouldn't be buying this game. 2K16 was good but I just lost interest quick, the MyCareer was boring and I didn't even make it to the IC belt. Unless they pull something epic out of the bag I don't think I'll be buying as I don't have the interest.

    Yeah in the end the only time I really had fun with 2k16 was playing against someone else for a few quick matches. Playing MyCareer or universe mode just didn't have any staying power.

    I'd love a GM or Booking mode where you took over one of the brands and had to do a draft and compete against the other brand. Also MyCareer needs a lot of work, more cut scenes, more story, something. At the moment it's play 5/6 matches and you'll get a little cut scene you've seen many times already.

    I had hight hopes when 2k took over and they started the MyCareer mode a few years back but so far it's been pretty lazy.


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,332 ✭✭✭✭martyos121


    Soundtrack for the game just announced, curated by P Diddy and it's an absolute stinker in my opinion:
    Action Bronson & Joey Bada$$ (feat. Rico Love) – “What About The Rest Of Us”;
    Anderson .Paak – “Come Down”;
    Andy Black – “We Don’t Have To Dance”;
    Axwell Λ Ingrosso – “This Time”;
    Black Sabbath – “Paranoid”;
    Bring Me The Horizon – “Run”;
    FIDLAR – “Drone”;
    French Montana (feat. Kojak Black) – “Lockjaw”;
    iSHi (feat. French Montana, Wale, & Raekwon) – “We Run”;
    P. Diddy, Black Rob & Mark Curry – “Bad Boy For Life”;
    Travis Barker & Yelawolf – “Out of Control”;
    Twenty One Pilots – “Ride”;
    Yellow Claw (feat. Lil Eddie) – “We Made It”.

    Music can be very divisive so I'm sure there'll be a few people happy enough with it, but from my own point of view, it's yet another reason to give this year's game a miss.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,079 ✭✭✭The Ayatolla


    Oh definitely giving it a skip. Save 60 quid and wait for next June and see what the plans are.

    A year out is a must at this stage and the game is borderline pathetic at this rate.


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,715 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    The fact the graphics haven't evolved in years for the series is frankly embarrassing.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,079 ✭✭✭The Ayatolla


    This is my first time not buying a wrestling game for as long as I remember. My first game was Wrestlemania on the Mega Drive, followed by Royal Rumble and WWF RAW. I'd rather play those now than a PS4 game. I prefer the mechanics and graphics in them!!!


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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,023 ✭✭✭seandotcomm


    I've been playing No Mercy on my N64 for the last hour. Amazing how it holds up and I enjoy it more than 2K16. So many things you could do in that game that you havent been able to do since...


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,079 ✭✭✭The Ayatolla


    I've been playing No Mercy on my N64 for the last hour. Amazing how it holds up and I enjoy it more than 2K16. So many things you could do in that game that you havent been able to do since...

    Pity the "save" status erases itself randomly! That used to wreck my head. The only issue with that game!


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,959 ✭✭✭ Ali Teeny Minute


    IGN released the first batch of confirmations last week:
    • Aiden English
    • Booker T
    • Brian Pillman
    • Brie Bella
    • Diego
    • Erick Rowan
    • Fernando
    • Heath Slater
    • Jey Uso
    • Jimmy Uso
    • Jim Neidhart
    • Konnor
    • Larry Zybszko
    • Nikki Bella
    • R-Truth
    • Simon Gotch
    • Ultimate Warrior
    • Viktor
    You can see the list for yourself along with the renders and some in game shots here.

    I said I would include these two game shots as this one features Chris Jericho's new facial hair:
    chris-jerichojpg-7cf06d_765w.jpg
    And this one features Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania 31 at daylight:
    brock-lesnarjpg-387678_765w.jpg

    Here's Brock Lesnar's entrance in the new game. The entrance has changed a small bit with his jumping on the spot at the top of the ramp being changed as well as the addition of corner post pyro.
    Some other things you'll notice in the video is at 5 seconds in you can see an area behind the barricade containing weapons which seems to confirm the return of crowd-fighting. Brock's model seems to be updated with his face looking better and his body appearing to be more shiny and muscular. You can see a comparison between his entrance in 2K16 and 2K17 here


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,079 ✭✭✭The Ayatolla


    They've bizarrely put in Balor's once-off chainsaw entrance.

    About as logical as having HBK always enter via zip-line.

    http://www.ign.com/videos/2016/08/09/wwe-2k17-finn-balors-full-ring-entrance

    Looking forward to 2K18 :-) Smackdown vs Raw haha


  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 24,715 Mod ✭✭✭✭Loughc


    I hate this. It's such a bad move giving him a entrance he used once only. Why not give him the crawling demon entrance. That's the one he usually uses for the demon.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,787 ✭✭✭Sirsok


    Absolutely no faith in this game. Just listening to Michael Coles dull commentary on the Lesnar entrance goes to show that they really dont care about making a hood game. Its just the same rehashed **** for years. Bad graphics, bad atmosphere, lazy gamemodes, lazy commentary everything about it is just terrible.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,079 ✭✭✭The Ayatolla


    And the commentary during Bálor's entrance.... oh lord


  • Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 50,988 Mod ✭✭✭✭Necro


    Loughc wrote:
    I hate this. It's such a bad move giving him a entrance he used once only. Why not give him the crawling demon entrance. That's the one he usually uses for the demon.


    Is it possible that might be his title entrance though like they used to have? And then the regular demon entrance without a belt.... actually.. nah. It's 2K.

    That would make sense. Forget I said anything!


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,023 ✭✭✭seandotcomm


    No it said it was just his title entrance. So he'll have 2 other entrance animations, one regular and one normal demon one. You can change the title entrance to just the regular one if you want too so I'm glad they have the Dallas one in


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,433 ✭✭✭showpony1


    if they updated the graphics from here comes the pain i'd be happy,
    used to love that type of story mode where could actually pic a wrestler and brand,
    not really into creating my own wrestler or doing the austin career mode etc.

    they seem to think all everyone cares about is how big the roster is


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