The back of WWE 2K18's box boasts about all the game's many improvements. Things like, 'Most Realistic WWE Video Game Ever' and, 'Seriously - The Biggest Roster Ever' join a tweaked MyCareer format and the improved creation suite as features 2K are clearly proud of. This makes old favourites players can still enjoy easy to miss.
Amidst all the hype surrounding a new lighting engine, enhanced character models and an online career mode, it's easy to forget that 2K18 still relies on some older features to make it tick. Once you've plundered MyCareer and fought friends online in Road To Glory, you may find yourself looking for something different to sink your teeth into anyway.
Series' veterans will know all about some of these things you can still do in 2K18, but it's newcomers who might not scratch beneath the surface to see what's possible in the game. Some of the most simple joys derived from 2K's franchise come either from paying attention to sneaky details hiding inside dreary menus or your own imagination...
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