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Twitter responds to the death of WWE Legend, Dusty Rhodes

Twitter responds to the death of WWE Legend, Dusty Rhodes
Today the world of professional wrestling lost an icon, as “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes passed away. Rhodes first appeared in the wrestling industry in the late 1960’s and rose to fame and glory thanks to his son of plumber character and his incredible charisma both in and out of the ring. When his in ring career ended Rhodes, real name Virgil Runnels, continued to work in the business he loved behind the scenes and in recent years was... 

Four DVDs/Blu-rays to help chase away the post con blues

Four DVDs/Blu-rays to help chase away the post con blues
With MCM London Comic Con now behind us, post con blues are likely setting in for some, so we here at MCM Buzz decided to have a look at a few DVD’s and Blu-rays that could help get you past those post con doldrums. We start with: Bleach Series 15 Part 1: This latest release of the long running anime series is the start of a new arc and not only does it deal with some of the fall out from the end of the last arc, but also introduces a new enemy... 

CM Punk, Triple H and Shawn Michaels are in WWE 2K15 thanks to story mode

CM Punk, Triple H and Shawn Michaels are in WWE 2K15 thanks to story mode
When we last reported about WWE 2K15 we discussed the news regarding the announcement of the story mode, known in the game as 2K Showcase. The mode gives players the chance to relive two of the WWE’s most storied rivalries from years past. Well now, thanks to ign.com, we have actual information on which rivalries have been chosen to be retold in this mode (and no, sadly it is not Alberto Del Rio vs The Live Events Social Media Manager). The two... 

WWE 2K15 Next Gen First Look, New Special Edition and Game Modes revealed

WWE 2K15 Next Gen First Look, New Special Edition and Game Modes revealed
With the game’s October release date now edging ever closer, we are finally getting more and more information about the latest incarnation in the WWE gaming franchise, WWE 2K15! The first piece of news came not from 2K Sports, not from the WWE, nor from a gaming website, but from the cover star of the game, John Cena. Cena tweeted out the first look at himself from the game on a next gen platform. Whilst it is not clear which of the next generation... 

WWE Ladies And Gentlemen, My Name Is Paul Heyman Blu-ray Review

WWE Ladies And Gentlemen, My Name Is Paul Heyman Blu-ray Review
Paul Heyman. A name that means many different things to many different people. To classic wrestling fans, he’s a manager from WCW. To others, he’s a commentator or the father of ECW. Modern audiences will know him best for being the advocate for Brock Lesnar and CM Punk amongst others. There’s no doubt that Heyman’s a guy that has had his fingers in many pies over the last nearly three decades – and I was very surprised... 

ECW Unreleased – Volume 2 DVD Review

ECW Unreleased – Volume 2 DVD Review
It’s hard to believe that three letters synonymous with a small time bingo hall over a decade ago still float around the wrestling world with love and affection all these years later. ECW (aka Extreme Championship Wrestling) was the third biggest wrestling company at the time behind the two juggernauts of the industry WCW and WWE. Long before being associated with the Best and the Beast, Paul Heyman had moved from his managerial roles in WCW... 

WWE Wrestlemania 29 DVD Review

WWE Wrestlemania 29 DVD Review
The following review where possible will try to avoid spoilers. Wrestlemania; it is referred to by many as the showcase of the immortals and every year the best talent from the world’s premier sports entertainment company, the WWE, compete in a series of matches with the goal of having their Wrestlemania moment. A moment that will last a lifetime and in doing so forever cement their place, their legacy, in the annals of sports entertainment history.  This... 

WWE ’13 Screens, Trailers and Info

WWE ’13 Screens, Trailers and Info
Developed by Yuke’s and published by THQ, WWE ’13 is an upcoming wrestling game coming to the PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii on November 2nd this year. The game has several improvements over previous versions of the game, including a new mode to replace “Road to WrestleMania”. Read on below to find out what’s different this time around and what to look out for this winter. Updated Engine: The game is set to use a new updated version... 

WWE ’12 Review: Bigger, Badder, Better?

WWE ’12 Review: Bigger, Badder, Better?
The WWE video game franchise has long been a regular staple of the winter release schedule, with fans clambering each November to get a chance to play with their favourite WWE Superstars and prove that they too could be a WWE Champion. In the past several years THQ and Yukes have brought us the continuing saga of everybody’s favourite sports entertainment superstars in the form of the Smackdown Vs Raw series. The biggest problem with this was that... 

New WWE ’12 Videos, Pictures and Roster details!

New WWE ’12 Videos, Pictures and Roster details!
With the final quarter of the year almost upon us, games companies are starting to churn out as much PR and information about their forthcoming titles in the hope that gamers will spend their hard earned money on their products. One such company is THQ, who as we have been covering here on MCM Buzz, are due to release the newest iteration in their ongoing WWE franchise, WWE ’12, this November. The last few days have seen them announce everything... 
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