WWE 2K14: New Screenshots of The Rock, Dolph Ziggler, Macho Man and More

Brian MaziqueCorrespondent IIIJuly 16, 2013

image from 2K Sports
image from 2K Sports

The new media for WWE 2K14 is rolling out at an increased pace this week. Earlier in the week, we saw a YouTube video and subsequent screenshots announcing the Ultimate Warrior as a character available to those that preorder the new game set to release October 29.

On Tuesday, we were given a bevy of new screenshots, including another shot of the Warrior.

Some of the best and brightest Superstars in today's WWE and one very special Superstar from the past were also featured.

The Great One's entrance routine is captured in the featured image, but take a gander at Dolph Ziggler mid-gyration during his entrance. I love The Showoff, but I could really do without the 1080p closeup of his suggestive taunt. 

I'm sure there are others who feel the complete opposite. 

The mention of one special Superstar from the past was in reference to the man who was perhaps the most complete professional wrestler of all time: Randy "Macho Man" Savage.

Take a look at the Macho Man coming off the top rope with is patented elbow drop and witness the pomp and circumstance of his dramatic entrance. 

What's your favorite Macho Man sound byte? Mine is a rather obscure one Savage uttered during a feud with Tito Santana in 1986. After Savage used a foreign object to knock Santana out cold, he pinned him and won the Intercontinental championship—back when that really meant something.

When he was asked if he had used brass knuckles in a promo the following week, Savage said: "no, no, no..a straight right hand from the Macho Man sent Tito Santana to the promised land...yeah!"

That was classic.

Even Savage has to lose sometimes, right? This image of Shawn Michaels giving the Macho Man the boot is proof Savage isn't going to be invincible in the game.

While the screenshots are exciting, most wrestling/video game fans are anxiously awaiting the information about new game modes and gameplay enhancements. That will truly tell fans how great WWE 2K14 will be.

Stay tuned.


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