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In the hustle and bustle of E3 week, on the very day THQ announced it would transition over the UFC license to Electronic Arts for an 'undisclosed cash payment," the publisher decided to close its San Diego studio. "THQ confirms that today's announcement regarding the UFC license transition will a...

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WWE All Stars, THQ's arcade-style wrestling game, is leaping from the top rope onto another platform: the 3DS. There, the exaggerated wrestlers will get to be exaggerated into a third dimension. The 3DS game will come pre-packed with the 13 rasslers offered as DLC for the PS3 and Xbox 360 vers...

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You may be enjoying WWE All-Stars, but your copy of the game doesn't have all the stars. This week, you can address that shortfall by downloading the new DLC, "Southern Charisma Pack." For 240 Microsoft Points or $2.99 on PSN, you can add Big Boss Man, Michael "PS" Hayes, and "World's Stronges...

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Today, as the Deal of the Day, Amazon is offering some of Mad Catz's well-regarded arcade sticks for both PS3 and Xbox 360, at the discounted price of just $59.99 each. In addition, the company's fighting game-centric pad controllers are also on sale for $29.99. There's just one small caveat: ...

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Ready for another outsized, stylized classic wrestler with whom to flatten your friends? Plug in your BrawlStick and download some new DLC for the Xbox 360 version of WWE All Stars. The free update offers a new old wrestler, the Honky Tonk Man. The DLC also includes "Compatibility Pack 1," an ...

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In the last decade, wrestling video games have done an exceptional job of recreating the dense rules, convoluted dramas and worn bodies that comprise the popular television enterprise that entertains the red meat-eating swath of America. It is a strange, slightly silly pursuit: creating a real...

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The WWE All Stars demo is available now on Xbox Live and should be available later today on PSN (after the weekly update). The demo has Ultimate Warrior and Rey Mysterio entering the ring and is meant to showcase the changes THQ is bringing to the genre. The 838MB demo features Ultimate Warrio...

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We were baffled by the announcement that Mad Catz would make premium controllers for WWE All Stars. Mad Catz just sent us the first images of the new "BrawlStick" and "BrawlPad" accessories, and we don't know if it's just because we've had months to get used to the idea, but they aren't too shocking...

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All Stars is supposed to represent one of the biggest changes to WWE gaming this generation. Promising an over-the-top arcade fighting engine, THQ hopes that this latest effort will "bridge generations of WWE enthusiasts and casual followers alike." As a personal fan of Legends of Wrestlemania, A...

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Get ready to get super buff. European sites including CVG and Eurogamer say THQ announced that UFC Personal Trainer, the UFC-themed exercise game for Kinect, Move, and Wii, will be released in Europe on April 1 of next year, bringing with it THQ's firm (but completely unspoken) guarantee that regula...

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Mad Catz has created FightPad and FightStick accessories for fighting games like Street Fighter IV and Marvel vs. Capcom 2. It has now announced a partnership with THQ to produce ... WWE-branded FightSticks and FightPads, for the upcoming WWE All Stars game. All Stars is supposed to be more arcade-l...

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THQ has another WWE game on the way, joining its WWE Smackdown vs. Raw series and the new WWE All Stars (pictured). According to THQ's Danny Bilson, the new WWE "extension" shares All Stars' focus on accessibility over Smackdown vs. Raw's detailed ... simulation of simulated wrestling. "Next year...

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This is the greatest thing we've ever seen. To be more specific, it's from the WWE All-Stars booth at E3. But you probably didn't need that additional information. You only need to know that it's the greatest thing we've ever seen. When our bones are full of fatigue from braving the crowds of th...

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As today's E3 festivities kicked off, THQ slipped in a pair of its own announcements: Its catalog of titles based on the world's oldest sport, by which of course we mean professional wrestling, is expanding by a factor of two in the near future. First, WWE All Stars will pit legendary wrestlers aga...

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