WWE 2K14 to Feature Classic Hour-Long Michaels vs. Hart Match
Arguably one of the best pro wrestling matches of all time, the epic hour-long iron man match between Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels at Wrestlemania 12, will be featured in WWE 2K14 as part of the game’s 30 Years of Wrestlemania mode.
“It’s one of the better matches [in the mode],” said 2K Sports’ Senior Game Designer Bryan Williams.
While it should be no surprise that the match would be included in a mode dedicated to the storied history of Wreslemania, there are obviously some challenges involved with making a match that would take players over an hour to complete as part of the game’s main single player story mode. However, Williams said players would not have to play for the entire 60-plus minutes.
“Due to the power of game design and all of that other cool stuff we have at our disposal, we’ve done things to push the match along,” said Williams. “We didn’t want to have player sit through an entire hour, especially if they failed and had to do everything all over again.”
Personally, this is exciting news. Bret Hart vs. Shawn Michaels at Wrestlemania 12 is one of my all-time favorite matches in professional wrestling, and one that I actually got to experience first hand as part of the crowd.
WWE 2K14 comes out on the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 on Oct. 29, 2013. Are there any matches you’d like to see in the 30 Years of Wreslemania mode? Let us know in the comments.
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