Hulk Hogan won’t be in this year’s WWE 2K16 following revelations that the former pro wrestler made racist remarks during a sex tape.
“We are highly respectful of the way that our partners choose to run their business and manage our partnerships accordingly,” 2K said in a statement. “We can confirm that Hulk Hogan will not appear in WWE 2K16.”
The sex tape is at the center of a lawsuit between Hogan and the online publishing company Gawker. The racist remarks, which were leaked recently online, have hit Hogan hard.
Not only is the wrestler being dropped from 2K’s video game franchise, the WWE has removed Hogan’s photos, articles, and merchandise from its website.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger will be reprising his role as the "T-800 model Terminator" in WWE 2K16.
According to a press release from publisher 2K, Arnold will represent two playable T-800s - one from the original 1984 film, and another from 1991's Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Both will be available exclusively to those who pre-order WWE 2K16 from retailers such as Gamestop, Amazon, or any other major retailer accepting pre-orders.
While we haven't gotten any shots of what he'll look like in-game yet, here's a neat video of Arnold recreating a famous scene from Terminator 2 with various WWE Superstars:
WWE 2K16 comes out on PS3. PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One in North America on October 27, followed by its international release on October 30.Read more >
PC gamers, looking to get up close and personal with WWE 2K15? Your wait is over.
This spring, WWE 2K15, the latest edition of 2K’s venerated series of WWE video games, will make its long-awaited debut on Windows PC. Grappling gamers can expect a world-class gaming experience from the PC version of WWE 2K15, which will mirror its PlayStation 4 and Xbox One counterparts.
Worried that the PC version won’t include the essential parts of your favorite WWE video game? Don’t fret — 2K took great care to ensure that the PC version of WWE 2K15 will include what made the console games so great, including the popular MyCareer and 2K Showcase modes. In addition to the full game itself, PC gamers who pick up their copy on day one can also expect immedia…
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Get ready to brawl, mobile gamers!
Console favorite WWE 2K is now available on iOS and Android. Priced at $7.99, the new mobile game puts all the craziness of WWE wrestling in the palm of your hand, with a playable roster of superstars including Hulk Hogan, John Cena, Sting, Triple H, Undertaker, Daniel Bryan, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, and Bray Wyatt.
The mobile version offers an "authentic" WWE experience on your phone or tablet, including full WWE superstar ring entrances, wrestling moves, and your favorite match types. The game also boasts a few modes that were inspired by the flagship WWE 2K franchise on consoles, including Create-a-Superstar, where you can develop a customized supestar, and Career Mode, where you choose …Read more >
The “NXT ArRival” DLC is now available for “WWE 2K15,” game developer 2K Sports confirmed in a press release today obtained by Examiner
For the suggested retail price of $6.99, gamers get access to former FCW Champion and NXT Star Adam Rose, former NXT Tag Team Champions Viktor and Konnor of The Ascension and NXT Diva Emma. Former WWE Champion and NXT General Manager John Bradshaw Layfield is also included in the DLC.
With all four added characters spending considerable time in both NXT and the WWE this year, the DLC adds an extra level of playability to “WWE 2K15,” whether it be in the mid-card of the game’s story or Universe mode or a dream match between “WWE 2K15” cover star John Cena and his early career rival JBL.Read more >