Sting Is Now The Vigilante
In case you hadn’t picked up on it Sting’s new nickname in WWE is “The Vigilante”, playing up the fact that he took down Team Authority at Survivor Series. Last word was that they are indeed planning a match with him and Triple H at Wrestlemania, and if Undertaker is healthy he is being put against Bray Wyatt.
WWE 2K15 WCW DLC Pack
2K have announced a whole series of new DLC packs for WWE 2K15 including WCW superstars:
WCW® Superstars Bam Bam Bigelow, Diamond Dallas Page, Fit Finlay, Lex Luger and Lord Steven Regal set to join playable, in-game roster
New York – December 16, 2014 – 2K today announced the availability of new downloadable content for WWE® 2K15, the latest release in the flagship WWE video game franchise. Featuring five playable WCW® Superstars, the downloadable content offering* via Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, as well as PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, includes the following items:
Playable WCW Superstars: Bam Bam Bigelow, Diamond Dallas Page, Fit Finlay, Lord Steven Regal and Lex Luger. WCW Pack is available now for a suggested price of $7.99.
Additional downloadable content for WWE 2K15 includes the following items:
Players gain instant access to all unlockable content available in the game (excluding downloadable content); The Accelerator is available now for a suggested price of $1.99.
2K Showcase: One More Match
Story focused on the rivalry between WWE Superstars Randy Orton® and Christian® in 2011; Playable WWE Superstars (2011 versions): Christian, Randy Orton, Edge®, Mark Henry® and Sheamus®; Playable arenas from 2011: SmackDown®, Extreme Rules®, Over the Limit® and Capitol Punishment®; 2K Showcase: One More Match will be available in early 2015 for a suggested price of $9.99.
2K Showcase: Hall of Pain
Story focused on top matches for WWE Superstar Mark Henry; Playable WWE Superstars (2011 versions): Mark Henry, Big Show®, Kane®, Jey Uso®, Jimmy Uso®, Sheamus, The Great Khali®, Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan® and Ryback®; Playable arenas: SmackDown (2011), Vengeance® (2011) and WrestleMania® 29; 2K Showcase: Hall of Pain will be available in early 2015 for a suggested price of $9.99.
2K Showcase: Path of the Warrior
Story focused on the career of WWE Hall of Famer Ultimate Warrior; Playable WWE Hall of Famers: Ultimate Warrior (1989-1996), Hulk Hogan (1990), Andre the Giant (1988) and Sgt. Slaughter (1991); Playable WWE Legends: Honky Tonk Man (1988), Rick Rude (1990), Macho King (1991) and Colonel Mustafa (1991); Playable WWE Superstars: Undertaker® (1991) and Hunter Hearst Helmsley® (1996); Access to WWE Hall of Fame ring announcer Howard Finkel and WWE managers Jimmy Hart, Bobby Heenan, Paul Bearer, Sherri, Sid Justice and General Adnan; Playable arenas: WrestleMania VI, VII and XII; SummerSlam® (1988, 1990 and 1991); Saturday Night’s Main Event® XXIV and Madison Square Garden®; 2K Showcase: Path of the Warrior will be available in early 2015 for a suggested price of $9.99.
Playable Former WWE Champion and Monday Night Raw® announcer: JBL®; Playable NXT Superstars: Adam Rose™ and The Ascension™ (Konnor™ and Viktor™); Playable NXT Diva: Emma™; NXT Arrival will be available in early 2015 for a suggested price of $6.99.
New Moves Pack
Moves Pack: More than 30 new moves, including an alternate version of Sister Abigail (performed from the ring corner and made popular by Bray Wyatt®) and Multiple Gut Wrenches (made popular by Cesaro®); The New Moves Pack will be available in early 2015 for a suggested price of $3.99.
About the WWE 2K15 Season Pass Program
In addition to the offerings above, players may purchase select WWE 2K15 downloadable content at a reduced price point through the game’s Season Pass program. For a one-time cost of $24.99, a savings of more than 20 percent versus individual content purchases, players will receive the following items as they become available:
Access to exclusive playable WWE Diva Paige™;
Access to the Accelerator;
Access to all three 2K Showcase stories (One More Match, Hall of Pain and Path of the Warrior).
Matt Striker Joins Jim Ross
Matt Striker has been hired alongside Jim Ross to call the GFW version of NJPW’s January 4th, Wrestle Kingdom show.
Droz Talks Accident With D’Lo Brown
Attitude Era star Droz opened up to Jim Ross in a new Fox Sports piece, about becoming paralysed in a match with D’Lo Brown in 1999.
“I have no hard feelings toward D’Lo because sh-t happens and everyone who gets involved in athletics, including WWE, knows the risks that exist,” Droz said. “It was an accident.”
Though he is still confined to a wheelchair he has most of his upper body movement back.
“The McMahons came through for me and I remember my Dad saying after the surgeries that ‘Thank God that you worked for WWE,’ “ Droz said. “The WWE is still supportive.”
Ultimate Warrior: A Life Lived Forever: The Legend of a WWE Hero
WWE has announced a book on the Ultimate Warrior:
With signature moves like the Warrior Splash, epic battles against Hulk Hogan, Sgt. Slaughter, Macho Man Randy Savage, and The Undertaker, and impassioned speeches that struck fear into his opponents and inspired warriors across the nation, the late Ultimate Warrior became one of the most revered figures in WWE history. Here, for the first time, the complete legend of The Ultimate Warrior is told in full, from his humble beginnings as a self-proclaimed “small, insecure kid who wasn’t into any sports” to his rise to WWE fame as the most powerful force in the universe.
Through both action and candid photographs, personal ephemera, including original Warrior art and detailed journal entries, insider stories and exclusive interviews with WWE legends, and intimate accounts from the Warrior family, this unique biography brings the legacy of The Ultimate Warrior to life like never before. Relive the Warrior’s most intense matches and rivalries, and get to know the man behind the face paint in this one-of-a-kind volume. Filled with intense action and little-known details, Ultimate Warrior: A Life Lived Forever is a celebration of the Superstar who left an inimitable mark on WWE and redefined sports entertainment for generations.