THQ have today launched the hotly anticipated iOS version of arcade classic WWE Wrestlefest, which makes its debut on iPad and iPhone with both single and multi-player modes. The game combines modern superstars with legends from the original game, and will cost players $2.99 (iPhone) and US $3.99 (iPad). Here's the launch trailer... http://youtu.be/-Ja0SL09d9s THQ also announced that WWE WrestleFest is in development for additional platforms, including Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network, Android and PC, with a currently scheduled release window of calendar year 2012. "WWE WrestleFest greatly complements our WWE videogames portfolio by delivering a unique and captivating way for fans to connect with the virtual WWE experience," said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ. "The game's arcade-style play, combined with present day WWE content and hints of nostalgia, is a perfect fit for handheld platforms like the iPhone and iPad." Here's the gameplay trailer, for a better look at what the game offers: http://youtu.be/CIIK_j25A9E And here's the low-down on the game:
Faithfully recreated in line with the classic arcade experience, WWE WrestleFest will provide players with a notable roster of current WWE Superstars and popular WWE Legends, including John Cena®, The Rock®, Randy Orton®, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin®, Undertaker®, Jake "The Snake" Roberts and "Macho Man" Randy Savage . They will explore arcade-style WWE action across a variety of match types, including Royal Rumble®, Tag Team, Gauntlet and Steel Cage, while competing in a number of renowned arenas like Raw®, SmackDown®, WrestleMania® and Saturday Night's Main Event®. The Road to WrestleMania progression-style mode will encourage players to select a WWE Superstar or WWE Legend and compete in a series of challenges to win five different WWE Championships, while wireless connectivity through Apple Game Center will enable them to issue multiplayer challenges. WWE WrestleFest will also update the gameplay experience following launch with the release of 30 additional WWE Superstars and WWE Legends, as well as new arenas, through an extensive downloadable content program. Items currently scheduled for future release include WWE Superstars CM Punk®, Triple H® and Sheamus®, WWE Legends Shawn Michaels® and Big Boss Man, as well as the classic Survivor Series® arena.To download the iPhone / iPod Touch version of the game, please visit: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wrestlefest-premium/id494120526?ls=1&mt=8. To download the iPad version of the game, please visit:http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wrestlefest-hd/id494137299?ls=1&mt=8.