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  • Summary: WWE '12 is the next iteration in this wrestling series with Smackdown vs Raw being no more.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 52
  2. Negative: 3 out of 52
  1. Nov 22, 2011
    91
    You have to be impressed with the final product that Yuke's and THQ. It's tough to start a game completely from scratch and build it up to what you want. While there are still some modifications that need to be made for future titles, the final product for wrestling fans is one that is worthy of main event status.
  2. Nov 17, 2011
    90
    What THQ has done here serves its audience spectacularly. WWE '12 retains and improves upon the already-great presentation of its predecessors, capturing a likeness of wrestling that is uncanny. And it plays just as well as it looks. This should be considered a milestone for the wrestling simulation genre. It's certainly a much-needed breath of fresh air.
  3. 85
    You'll notice WWE '12's wider accessibility right when the first bell rings. Controls are far easier to grasp (they're almost as newb-friendly as WWE All-Stars') and matches flow naturally, which is great given how minimal the HUD is
  4. Nov 29, 2011
    75
    Finally significant progress has been put into place, as the game's backbone is starting to feel sturdy enough to carry the weight of expectation.
  5. Dec 9, 2011
    70
    Bigger, badder, better. WWE 12 is the game that depicts best this brutal sport, although it still has some flaws in its control that should be polished next year.
  6. Nov 29, 2011
    68
    Yuke's tries to start over, but doesn't fully succeed. It's still a game full of content, but the new control and physics systems still have a ways to go.
  7. Jan 11, 2012
    20
    Developer Yuke's celebrates the phrase "Going through the motions" with this loveless and utterly uninspired effort. Last-gen style graphics and a mind-numbingly tedious campaign beckons one serious question: Why?

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 35
  2. Negative: 7 out of 35
  1. Apr 2, 2012
    10
    Very good game. Create a Arena is a fricken great feature.Create a entrance movie needs a little work but overall is decent. Create aVery good game. Create a Arena is a fricken great feature.Create a entrance movie needs a little work but overall is decent. Create a superstar hasn't changed much but a few new items have been added, i think they should make a feature where it will announce your characters name instead of a pre named one. Overall could not ask for a better game and is a great game in the wwe series Expand
  2. Nov 23, 2011
    10
    All the h8ers who act like retards and purposely rate in super low, need 2 get a life and STFU.. More features than any other AmericanAll the h8ers who act like retards and purposely rate in super low, need 2 get a life and STFU.. More features than any other American wrestling ever released(that's right no mercy fans) Improved controls,incredible graphix/sound and a great (CAW)create a wrestler mode. This is the must buy No Mercy fans have been waiting 4. Expand
  3. Nov 10, 2017
    9
    one of the best stories I have played in a game, very good for parties, the voice acting isn't so good and the graphics, even for 2011 xboxone of the best stories I have played in a game, very good for parties, the voice acting isn't so good and the graphics, even for 2011 xbox 360 is bad and the online has bad servers, and the soundtrack is just amazing, so many new features and fixed things, the combat is great and the create a character stuff are just great to, and can't forget the career mode, you can never get bored with it, you climb your way to become a wwe god! one of my favorite games of all time! so much undeserved hate, for me it lived up to the hype! love this game so much Expand
  4. Aug 24, 2012
    8
    Well WWE 12 Is A Good Game With A Good Roster Without Some Big Names Missing But Some Sweet Charcters In It Like Kevin Nash,Eddie Guerrero AndWell WWE 12 Is A Good Game With A Good Roster Without Some Big Names Missing But Some Sweet Charcters In It Like Kevin Nash,Eddie Guerrero And Vader And The Worst Thing About This Title Is The Online The Community Creations Is A Nice Thing I Mean It's Cool To Download Then Wrestlemania 12 Arena And Then Do Diesel Vs Undertaker But It's Hard To Get Online The Servers Are Bad. Pros Good Universe And Creation Tools Cons Servers Are Bad And Gets A Bit Dull At Times Expand
  5. Jun 25, 2012
    7
    Probably the best wrestling game on the current gen, that said, it has it's ups and downs, and you really want to just hit THQ with the chairProbably the best wrestling game on the current gen, that said, it has it's ups and downs, and you really want to just hit THQ with the chair instead.. but until we see how '13 holds up, this will have to do. Expand
  6. Apr 2, 2013
    5
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Well when they 's a new Smack down Vs Raw game they will be stuff the same only the character's they are more updated than the other games.

    On top it's a fast place game when you knock someone down they get back up really fast.

    I dislike this game because hitting the shoulder buttons to counter I press them but the player don't counter any moves.

    I hate Road to Wrestle mania because they put you in handicap match's 2 vs 1 or 3 vs 1 most of the time and when you fight outside the area and you need to knock someone out well that's a nightmare too as you need to beat up 3 or more guys up to win, a waste of time.
    I did ALL the story yes and now I hardly play it now.

    Bring back SVR games they were much better then this rubbish game!
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  7. Aug 2, 2012
    0
    change the pin it sucks and the RTW sucks and the type A and type B controls are the WORST in the world make the pin and the controls the typechange the pin it sucks and the RTW sucks and the type A and type B controls are the WORST in the world make the pin and the controls the type one in S VS R 2010 Expand

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