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THQ Sells WWE Licensing to 2K


 THQ Sells WWE Licensing to 2K
topic by kidrockstylez - 01-23-2013, 03:37 PM - Boxden > BX GameSpot


Not sure if posted yet, if so I apologize...

The era of THQ wrestling games is over. Sources have indicated to IGN that the WWE game franchise will be sold to Take Two, parent company of 2K. Terms of the sale are unknown at this time, as details have not been finalized. These negotiations appear to have taken place outside THQ's formal auction process.

This news comes as THQ a$sets have been divided among several different publishers, pending court approval.

For more on WWE games, and THQ's future, stay tuned to IGN - official announcements are expected as soon as tomorrow.

WWE Video Game License to be Acquired by Take Two - IGN


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51 comments for "THQ Sells WWE Licensing to 2K"


 01-23-2013, 03:40 PMaway - #2
rbarber1234 1 heat pts

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Whew....if EA woulda got that !!....


 01-23-2013, 03:42 PMaway - #3
Da Ill One|M 3296 heat pts3296

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but THQ didnt' sell it... WWE sold it themselves because they kicked THQ off the license
 01-23-2013, 03:43 PMaway - #4
EGO 46 heat pts46

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!! got me excited as !! for the future of the franchise!
 01-23-2013, 04:15 PMaway - #5
kidrockstylez 46 heat pts46

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Originally Posted by Da Ill One
but THQ didnt' sell it... WWE sold it themselves because they kicked THQ off the license
lol i apologize for my misleading title
 01-23-2013, 04:27 PMaway - #6
Da Ill One|M 3296 heat pts3296

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Originally Posted by kidrockstylez
lol i apologize for my misleading title

No bro I didn't mean to come off like that...I was just letting you know in case you didn't...that the WWE sold it because they removed the license from THQ... (Partially due to THQ owing them $45 Million dollars)
 01-23-2013, 04:28 PMaway - #7
kidrockstylez 46 heat pts46

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Originally Posted by Da Ill One
No bro I didn't mean to come off like that...I was just letting you know in case you didn't...that the WWE sold it because they removed the license from THQ... (Partially due to THQ owing them $45 Million dollars)
no worries i appreciate it, i knew the deal just didnt know how to word it lol but i see now
 01-23-2013, 04:40 PMaway - #8
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Yesssssss if they can turn this around like they did wih nba and nfl should be a hit
 01-23-2013, 04:50 PMaway - #9
Rhyme n Tekniq 1 heat pts

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man oh man the possiblities....

it been time for a shake up. Hopefully the take it back to a faster arcade style
 01-23-2013, 04:53 PMaway - #10
cold_young_thug 38 heat pts38

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Hope this dont turn out like there boxing game.
 01-23-2013, 04:59 PMaway - #11
Y.G. 21 heat pts21

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Don't know how I feel about this.

2K basketball =

2K baseball =

Where the f*ck is AKI when you need them? We want a next-gen No Mercy.
 01-23-2013, 05:10 PMaway - #12
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Originally Posted by Rhyme n Tekniq
man oh man the possiblities....

it been time for a shake up. Hopefully the take it back to a faster arcade style
its fine the way it is just beef up the commentary, presentation, and more updates to the online. Like they do with NBA 2k
 01-23-2013, 05:25 PMaway - #13
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2k?

What they did to the baseball & boxing division has me like
 01-23-2013, 05:57 PMonline - #14
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2K9 2k10 Baseball had to be the single most frustrating games I ever bought. Thank god for the Show
 01-23-2013, 06:29 PMaway - #15
deziking 28 heat pts28

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Dog they should of handed it to someone looooong time ago.
 01-23-2013, 06:33 PMaway - #16
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 01-23-2013, 06:40 PMaway - #17
The N 201 heat pts201

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Here is what 2K needs to do, don't use VC,Bluepoint etc, let them do their MLB,NBA games.

Go make a deal with AKI( now called Sophy or some !! like that) and let them dev the new games, they been eager to create a new wrestling game.

Vince would never sell it to EA, they went and got with UFC
so he had to go with 2K.
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Realistic flowing blood and sweat. Yesssss
 01-23-2013, 07:13 PMaway - #19
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Originally Posted by e G o Maniac


!! got me excited as !! for the future of the franchise!
 01-23-2013, 07:14 PMaway - #20
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My body is readyyyyy
 
 


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