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Old 30-05-2012, 02:04
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First screenshots:

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WWE 13's theme is said to be "Attitude." The new story mode will let players relive the Attitude Era, the period beginning in the late 1990s and ending in the early 2000s. It was the hey-day of The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin and D-Generation X, among others. It was one of the high points in pro wrestling's popularity.

The game won't completely neglect the present-day WWE, though. Players will be able to take on the role of many of the present WWE wrestlers as well. CM Punk, who didn't join WWE until well after the Attitude Era was over, is the cover athlete.
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Old 30-05-2012, 07:16
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Mankind ! Raw Is War !

If they get X-Pac and the Road Dogg with D-X then i'll be picking this up.

I also hope they have the origional Raw Is War msic. Anyone for a D-X vs Corporation fued ?
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Old 30-05-2012, 08:51
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JR is commentating the game.
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Old 30-05-2012, 10:40
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So this is THQ's last hurrah by openly declaring wrestlers of today just don't sell as well as the Attitude Era guys. Does seem to be somewhat of a merger of two potential games, a classic Attitude Era game and the normal WWE 13 game, where they could have done the old if you buy both games you could use wrestlers from both games in either game.

Can see many issues with the roster already from this, a lot of wrestlers from the Attitude Era missing despite playing key roles in it (Test, The Hardy Boyz, Owen Hart, The Dudleyz etc) then having repeated characters like HHH, Undertaker, Jericho, Show, Kane... unless they are alt attires, which end up being blotched like most of the time. Then the current day roster which is going to miss a lot of the low card, whilst not really that important but will virtually kill off the need for NxT and Superstars in Universe mode.

Then there is the question of when did the Attitude Era begin, did it start with Austin beating HBK for the title, if so, does that mean no Bret? Pillman? Two guys at the forefront of the Austin character and change in direction of the WWF.

Thats before even the discussion of servers and gameplay are raised.
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Old 30-05-2012, 10:59
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A lot of people see the Attitude era beginning on the night of the Montreal Screwjob, so if they go down that road they'll be fine.
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Old 30-05-2012, 11:09
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In my opinion, rightly or wrongly, the Attitude era started around 1997.

Wiki states...

Attitude era started mid-to-late 90's and ended in early 2000's.
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Old 30-05-2012, 12:15
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In my opinion, rightly or wrongly, the Attitude era started around 1997.

Wiki states...

Attitude era started mid-to-late 90's and ended in early 2000's.
I agree I'd say the Attitude era started in 1997 and ended in 2001 after the alliance invasion angle.

EDIT: I hope the classic winge eagle championship along with the old belts is in it before being changed to the smoking skull then attitude belts. The smoking skull belt was a big part of the Attitude era starting imo
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Old 30-05-2012, 17:12
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Just glossing over the glaring gameplay faults that have been present since the first ever game, I'm afraid.
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Old 30-05-2012, 18:03
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A lot of people see the Attitude era beginning on the night of the Montreal Screwjob, so if they go down that road they'll be fine.
I'd say the Attitude Era begun with Austin's 3:16 promo in 1996 and it very slowly built up to 1997 where it begun full speed.
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Old 30-05-2012, 20:18
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I agree I'd say the Attitude era started in 1997 and ended in 2001 after the alliance invasion angle.
I think WWE define the attitude era from March 29th 1998 to April 1st 2001, although I would say mid 1997 up until the name change in May 2002.
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Old 31-05-2012, 07:18
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Was the first Austin 3:16 promo at King Of The Ring and the promo directed towards Jake The Snake Roberts ?
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Old 31-05-2012, 08:26
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I think WWE define the attitude era from March 29th 1998 to April 1st 2001, although I would say mid 1997 up until the name change in May 2002.
Ah you may be right then really 1997-2002 makes more sense. WWF becoming WWE, the draft etc makes more sense as it certainly was the start of a new era.
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Old 31-05-2012, 08:31
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Was the first Austin 3:16 promo at King Of The Ring and the promo directed towards Jake The Snake Roberts ?
Yeah
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Old 31-05-2012, 08:32
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The following superstars and divas are confirmed for the upcoming WWE ’13 video game, in stores October 30th. Several wrestlers are duplicated in both eras and will appear in the game as separate characters:

Modern Era: John Cena, Randy Orton, CM Punk, Undertaker, The Rock, Brock Lesnar, Triple H, Chris Jericho, Dainel Bryan, Cody Rhodes, Sheamus, Wade Barrett, Rey Mysterio, Zack Ryder, Dolph Ziggler, R-Truth, Kofi Kingston, The Miz, Jack Swagger, Santino, David Otunga, Kane, Kevin Nash, Christian, Mark Henry, Sin Cara, Epico, Primo, Hunico, Ted DiBiase, Great Khali, Heath Slater, Jinder Mahal, Justin Gabriel, Eve Torres, Kelly Kelly, Bella Twins, Kharma, Beth Phoenix, Alicia Fox.

Attitude Era: Steve Austin, The Rock, Triple H, Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart, Eddie Guerrero, Edge & Christian, New Age Outlaws, Road Warriors, , X-Pac, Vince McMahon, Shane McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Mankind, Dude Love, Cactus Jack, Trish Stratus, Lita, Big Show, Kane, Davey Boy Smith, Vader, Mark Henry, Ken Shamrock, Godfather and Big Bossman.

WWE ’13 will also feature a special celebrity character – WWE Hall of Famer Mike Tyson. Tyson signing with THQ to appear in the video game appears to be a factor in Tyson’s induction into the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame.
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Old 31-05-2012, 09:31
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My opinion is, despise official or unofficial info, is that the attitude era began in 95/96. In 1995 you could see the WWF at the time becoming a bit more edgier and aggressive than normal, storylines and matches were more darker and aggressive than the colourful and cheery era we saw in the late 80's and early 90's. Around that time the WWF had a working relationship with ECW and in 96 I think it was you saw numerous ECW wrestlers wrestle on WWF tv. 96 was also of course the birth of Stone Cold and the nWo and wrestling began to see a revolution as the Monday Night Wars really began to get ramped up. And thats why I think it began during that period. If you look at the characters of Diesel and Razor in the WWF they displayed the qualities of the Attitude Era long before the Attitude Era began.

The Montreal Screwjob in 97 to me wasn't the start of the Attitude Era, but it was the punch to the face we got that made us realise that the Attitude Era had arrived. I can see why people use the Screwjob as a focal point because of the impact it made on wrestling but to me the seeds were sown long before that.

Still I'm looking forward to this for the first time in years I might actually buy a WWE game.
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Old 31-05-2012, 09:44
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No Owen Hart, no Hardys, no Dudleys, no APA, no Kurt Angle, no Tazz, no RVD (despite not coming in until at the end). Too many missing from the Attitude roster at this stage. I know a lot of them are in TNA now but still that didn't stop RVD competing in the Royal Rumble a few years ago or Ric Flair attending HoF this year.
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Old 31-05-2012, 09:51
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No Owen Hart, no Hardys, no Dudleys, no APA, no Kurt Angle, no Tazz, no RVD (despite not coming in until at the end). Too many missing from the Attitude roster at this stage. I know a lot of them are in TNA now but still that didn't stop RVD competing in the Royal Rumble a few years ago or Ric Flair attending HoF this year.
I don't think Martha Hart will allow Owen to be used in the game.
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Old 31-05-2012, 09:57
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I don't think Martha Hart will allow Owen to be used in the game.
Yeah I know shes not on best terms with WWE. I was using him as an example really. RIP Owen.

But the rest, esp the Hardys and Dudleys were a big part of the Attitude era. Kurt Angle was brilliant in the Attitude days. The story line just before the invasion angle with him and Stone Cold basically competing to kiss up to Vince was great.

I guess they might be saving them or others for DLC. Who knows at this stage.

Just me being difficult and wanting everyone in it from the Attitude days lol
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Old 31-05-2012, 10:17
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Yeah I know shes not on best terms with WWE. I was using him as an example really. RIP Owen.

But the rest, esp the Hardys and Dudleys were a big part of the Attitude era. Kurt Angle was brilliant in the Attitude days. The story line just before the invasion angle with him and Stone Cold basically competing to kiss up to Vince was great.

I guess they might be saving them or others for DLC. Who knows at this stage.

Just me being difficult and wanting everyone in it from the Attitude days lol
It would be great if they put everyone on there

It's strange that they've left out Goldust (well for the moment being anyway)
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Old 31-05-2012, 10:31
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It would be great if they put everyone on there

It's strange that they've left out Goldust (well for the moment being anyway)
Yeah he was around for ages and has gone and come back loads of times. I hope they put the old button mashing pin kick out back in last years kick out system is weird.
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Old 31-05-2012, 11:29
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Attitude Era: Steve Austin, The Rock, Triple H, Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart, Eddie Guerrero, Edge & Christian, New Age Outlaws, Road Warriors, , X-Pac, Vince McMahon, Shane McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Mankind, Dude Love, Cactus Jack, Trish Stratus, Lita, Big Show, Kane, Davey Boy Smith, Vader, Mark Henry, Ken Shamrock, Godfather and Big Bossman.

WWE ’13 will also feature a special celebrity character – WWE Hall of Famer Mike Tyson. Tyson signing with THQ to appear in the video game appears to be a factor in Tyson’s induction into the 2012 WWE Hall of Fame.
Why do i want Mike Tyson in the game ? Yes he was a d-x "member" at Wrestlemaina but meh. I'll buy a boxing game with him in if i so choose.

No Al Snow, Bob Holly or Crash Holly...where the f*** are the Job Squad ?!!!

Val Venus, Steve Blackman (great hardcore champion), Test, Prince Albert, Scotty Too Hotty, Grand Master Sexay, Rikishi, Billy Gunn!
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Old 31-05-2012, 11:42
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Why do i want Mike Tyson in the game ? Yes he was a d-x "member" at Wrestlemaina but meh. I'll buy a boxing game with him in if i so choose.

No Al Snow, Bob Holly or Crash Holly...where the f*** are the Job Squad ?!!!

Val Venus, Steve Blackman (great hardcore champion), Test, Prince Albert, Scotty Too Hotty, Grand Master Sexay, Rikishi, Billy Gunn!
Yup as I stated aboved too many missing. The Attitude era had a fantastic roster pretty much everyone was relevant. Nowadays half the roster vanish for months then suddenly come back just to job to the main eventers or a new comer.

EDIT: The New Age Outlaws are on the roster so Billy Gunn should be in the game.
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Old 31-05-2012, 12:02
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.EDIT: The New Age Outlaws are on the roster so Billy Gunn should be in the game.
Ah yes, didn't spot that.
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Old 31-05-2012, 18:30
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Can't wait for this, the attitude era was the greatest time to be a wrestling fan.
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Old 31-05-2012, 18:32
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It's a shame that there is no attitude era divas - Chyna, Sable, Jaqueline, Sunny etc
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