WWE Smackdown! Here Comes the Pain Announced
THQ announced today that WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain will be released this fall. Exclusive to the PS2, the game will feature more than 55 WWE superstars, including Brock Lesnar, Scott Steiner, Rey Mysterio, and Goldberg. Realistic characteristics will be featured, such as speed, stamina, and strength. WWE Smackdown! Here Comes the Pain is being developed out of Japan-based Yuke's and is the first game in the series to feature a story mode created exclusively by WWE writers.
"WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain will feature several new gameplay enhancements, such as a new submission system, player-specific grappling mechanics, and a countering system that will improve the overall dynamics every match," said Tiffany Ternan, senior vice president of North American sales and distribution, THQ. "We're confident that WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain will continue to strengthen our position as the premier publisher of wrestling games on all major console systems."
Stay tuned to PSX Extreme, as WWE Smackdown! Here Comes the Pain is scheduled for a fall release.