It was recently announced that the WWF and THQ will release a brand new game, WWF Smackdown 3! for the Sony Playstation 2! Yukes of Japan, who produced the two orginal Smackdowns on the original Playstation will also create the new game, which will feature 35 WWF superstars, 1,000 different moves, and 78 different match types! We have tons more details below so check it all out!
The World Wrestling Federation and THQ have announced that there will be at least 78-different types of matches in WWF Smackdown 3!. We don't know many of these modes yet, but some clues have been left for us.
In a press release, the WWF and THQ announced there would be "six-man tag-team matches" and that "up to nine superstars can face off in the ring simultaneously which could mean there is also a Royal Rumble/Battle Royal feature. We also expect all the normal choas from a WWF event like cage matches, ladder matches, Hardcore matches, and more.
As soon as we have more details, we'll let you know!
IGN has released a match type list and below are the the different matches currently announced for Smackdown 3!:
Tag Team Match
Six Man Tag
King of the Ring, Normal or 'Amazing' setting
Falls Count Anywhere
Cage Match (Single/Tag/Three Way/Fatal Four Way)
Hell in a Cell
Iron Man Match.
Most of the above matches include single, tag team, triple threat, tornado tag, and other options, so keep that in mind. As soon as we have more details, we'll let you know!
While little is known about WWF Smackdown 3 we do have some information on its features.
According to a THQ Press Release WWF SMACKDOWN 3 will have the following features:
Play by Play by WWF announcers
Over 1,000 different moves
Up to 9-wrestlers in ring at one time
At Least 78-different types of matches
In ring interactive Ref that you can distract and attack
Attacks on the way to ringside
The power to attack your own tag-team partner
Graphics diplay at 60 frames per second - State of the art!
Atleast 35 WWF Superstars, although who they are isn't known at this time.
It was recently announced that for the launch of Microsoft's new Next-GENERATION system X-BOX the WWF will release a new game, RAW IS WAR!. This game will feature over 35 WWF superstars, backstage brawling, fighting in the crowd, and play by play! We have tons more details below so check it all out!
While little is known about RAW is WAR we do have some information on its features.
According to a THQ Press Release RAW is WAR will have the following features:
Play by Play by WWF announcers!
Clothing that moves and that can be grabbed
Fighting in the crowd
Attacks on the way to ringside
RAW is WAR will also take advantage of XBOX's in system hard drive. Brian Farrell, President and CEO of THQ has stated that "The hard drive capabilities, alone, will open up some very interesting options for us to explore.'' What this means for the game isn't known, but roster updates being offered and the ability to move characters and belts from system to system with ease are both options the WWF, THQ, and Microsoft are looking into.
The game will also feature at least 37 WWF Superstars, although the only two that are confirmed are The Rock and Chyna.