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The biggest video game franchise in WWE history is back with WWE 2K18! Featuring cover Superstar Seth Rollins, WWE 2K18 promises to bring you closer to the ring than ever before with hard-hitting action, stunning graphics, drama, excitement, new game modes, additional match types, deep creation capabilities, and everything you've come to love from WWE 2K. Be Like No One. Most Realistic WWE Video Game Ever! The most realistic WWE video game experience just became more intense with the addition of eight man matches, a new grapple carry system, new weight detection, thousands of new animations and a massive backstage area. A brand-new rendering engine also gives WWE 2K18 a visual overhaul and will bring the drama of WWE to life like never before! MyCAREER A new MyCAREER experience puts you on the path to greatness as you journey along on the road to WrestleMania. Explore WWE like never before through free-roaming, conversing with WWE Superstars, forming alliances, making enemies, seeking out quests, and strategizing for upcoming matches. Road to Glory Can your MyPlayer make it to the WWE Hall of Fame? Introducing the all-new Road to Glory! Compete with opponents online to improve your MyPlayer by earning unlockables, boosts and upgrades all while securing your entry into Special Events that are held alongside real-life WWE special events, such as pay-per-views. Dynamic Creation Suite Customize WWE like never before with an even deeper set of customization tools and the new Custom Match option! The robust Creation Suite also offers even more detailed features for Create-a-Superstar, Create-a-Video and Create-an-Arena. Seriously, THE BIGGEST ROSTER EVER! Dominate the ring with TONS of your favorite WWE, NXT and legendary Superstars! We're not kidding, WWE 2K18 offers the most complete roster of the biggest and brightest WWE Superstars to ever grace a WWE ring!
So, then I dare to review WWE 2K18, but I would like to go into a few other reviews. I didn't notice any crashes, too few FPS or very big bugs! Everything runs great, 60 FPS and zero jerkers! So I'm going to go into the game. I didn't really...
expect anything else from the graphic. Of course the physics of the ropes and the physics of the hair are sometimes a bit strange, but don't disturb the game in any way! Clearly disturbing, however, are some objects that fly through the entire arena. A small example: I take the commentator's desk apart (the cover and the 3 small monitors) and then want to go to my opponent. I get to one of the 3 monitors and it reacts like the proverbial hare with pepper in his ass. But that doesn't affect the game! Of course the ladder flies through the ring but it lies at the end again and it can go on. Otherwise everything's fine. Light effects etc are strong and the shadows are exactly where they should be and look good.
The sound, on the other hand, is awesome. . . . if it weren't for the commentators! Repetitions - all well and good - BUT. . . . to call Nakamura a Big Show or Dean Ambrose a Sasha Banks is a bit ridiculous. But ok, I personally pay less attention to it because I just concentrate. The music selection is as always: A few soundtracks here and the move-in music there (which you can also set for the menu) bring the WWE-feeling! But you have to cut back on gameplay! I play now the WWE/F games since SuperNintendo's RAW and am a bit disappointed at 2K18. It's a little choppy and unfortunately a little slow. With the Cruiserweights the feeling does not quite come up as with earlier parts.
Universe Mode and the 'Story-Mode' is exactly what I expected. In the story twists and turns and here and there some freedom of choice let the fashion look better but unfortunately it is still very straightforward. Really 3 things will annoy you which also me the marbles go: 1. first of all its own Wrestler make where one must unlock very much still! 2. the moveset has the same problem 3. that backstage run! But as I said: Everything else is as expected! In Universe Mode you have a lot of freedom! But I don't want to tell you too much! br>
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P. S. : If you've read this far then take a look at the other reviews that compare the game with Tekken and DayZ; ) Have a nice Day =)
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