WWE 2K14 alternate cover art contest wins with Daniel Bryan entries

WWE 2K14 alternate cover art contest wins with Daniel Bryan entries
Both winners of 2K Sports' alternate cover art contest for WWE 2K14 featured Daniel Bryan in their entries, the developer announced today. The winners, Mike Rodriguez of Corona, CA and Alexis Zankowitch of Saint-Martin-le-Vinoux, France will see their art appear as an insert on the inside of every copy of the game in their respective regions. The cover art on the front of every box features Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

2K Sports also recently unveiled the game's 30 Years of WrestleMania mode, which has players completing over 45 matches across the event's 30-year history. WWE 2K14 is slated to launch October 29 in North America and November 1 internationally on PS3 and Xbox 360. %Gallery-196046%
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2K Selects WWE® 2K14 Original Cover Artwork Contest Winners

Mike Rodriguez and Alexis Zankowitch take top prize with designs
featuring WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan

New York, NY – August 15, 2013 – 2K today announced Mike Rodriguez of Corona, Calif. as the North America winner, along with Alexis Zankowitch of Saint-Martin-le-Vinoux, France as the international winner, of the WWE® 2K14 video game cover artwork contest. The winning entries, both featuring WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan, will appear exclusively inside all retail copies of the game, respective to each geographic region, when the video game hits shelves on October 29, 2013 for North America and November 1, 2013 internationally.

While WWE Superstar The Rock® will serve as the official cover Superstar, WWE 2K14 marks the first time in the franchise's history that consumers were presented with the opportunity to create and submit their own designs. The WWE Universe responded emphatically, with thousands of entries received by the contest deadline.

"We were blown away by not just the amount of contest entries received, but the overall creativity and quality of them as well," said Chris Snyder, Senior Director of Marketing at 2K. "Both entries really captured the style and tone of WWE 2K14, and we are pleased to feature Daniel Bryan and these designs as part of our final product at retail."

Become Immortal – 2K's lineup of premier sports simulation titles expands with the Company's upcoming release in the renowned WWE video game franchise, WWE 2K14. Developed by Yukes for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system, WWE 2K14 is positioned to be the most electrifying, authentic and comprehensive WWE video game experience to date. WWE 2K14 is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB. Fans who pre-order WWE 2K14 will receive Ultimate Warrior at no extra cost on launch day on October 29, 2013 in North America and November 1, 2013 internationally.

For more information on WWE 2K14, visit wwe.2k.com, facebook.com/WWEgames and @WWEgames on Twitter.

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.