THQ has sent word that they are developing WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 for all the major consoles. The game will mark the largest cross-platform launch for the market-leading franchise. The best thing about the game is that ECW will also be included in it.
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 Overview:
- WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 will let gamers take the fight into their own hands with the debut of Superstar Fighting Styles. The game features eight unique styles, each having its own strategy and elite attributes. A brand new Struggle Submission System will give players intuitive and natural control over their WWE Superstars by using the game’s popular analogue controls. Realism and strategy are at the forefront, as gamers will now control the amount of pressure they apply to their opponents.
Also, WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 will feature a significant Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) presence, including a variety of Superstars, arenas and weapons. The game is also packed with major updates requested by fans, including new rosters, more environmental hotspots, a combined Season and General Manager Mode experience, better out-of-ring action, enhanced online community support and much more. The Nintendo DS version of the video game will offer a unique game play experience, including touch screen control over Superstars, situation-based fighting with unique holds and a full year of nonstop action in WWE Season Mode.
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 will release for the PS2, PS3, PSP, Nintendo DS, Wii and Xbox 360 in autumn 2007.