News: THQ pins an October 26 release date for their next wrestling title as well.
THQ has announced that six different WWE superstars will make an appearance on the cover for this Fall's WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011. John Cena, The Big Show and The Miz will grace the cover of the game in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and India while Randy Orton, The Undertaker and Sheamus will appear on the cover available throughout Europe.
?John Cena, Undertaker, Randy Orton, Big Show, The Miz and Sheamus are incredibly talented WWE Superstars who took part in some of the biggest moments ever witnessed in WWE,? said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ. ?We look forward to delivering an unparalleled WWE simulation experience with WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011, including best-in-class creative tools and decision-making abilities for players to define their own virtual WWE moments.?
THQ is promising that this year's addition of WWE Smackdown vs Raw will offer the deepest story yet in a WWE game along with expanded Create-A-Wrestler options:
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 will empower players more than ever to define their gameplay experiences in a dynamic and ever-changing WWE. Along the way, gameplay scenarios will change based on player decisions, allowing for more spontaneous WWE action in and out of the ring. Players will also enjoy a greater level of interactivity and have increased control of their destinies in the game's popular Road to WrestleMania story-driven mode.
A hallmark of the franchise, WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 will deliver its largest offering to date of best-in-class creation and customization features. Players will have more creative tools than ever to customize their WWE Superstars, finishing moves and story designs. In addition, searching and sharing content will be greatly simplified with improvements to the highly regarded WWE Community Creations feature, which generated nearly 10 million downloads, including more than 7.5 million Created WWE Superstars, 500,000 story designs and 500,000 finishing moves in its franchise debut.
WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011 will be available for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PSP, Wii and Xbox 360 on October 26.