What’s this? WWE made another video game? Does it look like the last one? Well.. yeah, probably. You know, slight tweaks and the shizz, but it’s bascially the same thing. However, instead of arenas from the ‘Attitude Era’, WWE 2K14 is based around WrestleMania, as 2014 will celebrate WrestleMania 30, with 29 WrestleMania arenas that apparently look ‘exactly’ like their real-life counterpart.

Does that mean when Triple H comes out in the WrestleMania 21 arena, Lemmy will forget the words to his theme music?

I mean.. at least he somewhat remembered the words four years earlier at WrestleMania X-Seven..

Cue The Intro..

The latest installment of the WWE game franchise, and the first to be made by 2K Sports, had the major part of it’s roster announced at SummerSlam Axxess: The following people were the latest to be announced to be playable on WWE 2K14, available October 29 in North America:

Alberto Del Rio, Batista, Big Show, Big Show (Retro), Bret Hart, Brock Lesnar, Brock Lesnar (Retro), Chris Jericho, Chris Jericho (Retro), CM Punk, Diesel, Edge, Goldberg, John Cena (Retro), Kane (Retro), King Kong Bundy, Mick Foley, Randy Orton, Razor Ramon, Ric Flair, Ric Flair (Retro), Ricky Steamboat, Sgt. Slaughter, Shawn Michaels (Retro), ‘Million Dollar Man’ Ted DiBiase, The Miz, Triple H, Triple H (Retro), Ultimate Warrior, Undertaker (Retro), and Yokozuna.

All of the previous will be playable in the ’30 Years of WrestleMania’ game mode. They will join those already announced:

Andre The Giant, Daniel Bryan, Darren Young, Dolph Ziggler, Hulk Hogan, ‘Hollywood’ Hulk Hogan, JBL, John Cena, ‘Macho Man’ Randy Savage, Rey Mysterio, The Rock, The Rock (Retro), Ryback, Shawn Michaels, ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin, Ultimate Warrior, Undertaker and ‘American Bad Ass’ Undertaker as playable characters on the game.

Now, some that were already announced, will also be playable in the 30 Years of WrestleMania mode, leaving people to work out, just which WrestleMania matches have made the cut, and be playable in the game mode. Already shown are pictures from Hogan/Andre from WrestleMania III, Hogan/Rock from WrestleMania X-8 and Rock/Cena from one of the last two WrestleManias.. I dunno which, I stopped watching when Shawn Michaels left for the last time.

Bruno Sammartino has also been ‘confirmed’ but not officially announced, as well as ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper being rumoured to be on the game. Also rumoured thanks to the WWE 2K14 cover art contest include: AJ Lee, Antonio Cesaro, Brie Bella, Brodus Clay, Cody Rhodes, Damien Sandow, David Otunga, Heath Slater, Jack Swagger, Jinder Mahal, Justin Gabriel, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Layla, Mark Henry, Natalya, R-Truth, Santino Marella, Sheamus, Tensai, the Great Khali, Wade Barrett and Zack Ryder.

WWE 2K14 comes out October 29th in North America and Internationally November 1st yada yada yada.

But life isn’t all about video games and fantasy, because sometimes that bitch known as real-life just has to take over. This week, WWE Superstar Darren Young, announced to the world of all places, that he is a gay. A homosexual if you will. Now, everyone that is anyone, congratulated, and applauded this like he just landed on the moon, whilst singing the greatest song known to man, whilst marrying the Queen and becoming President of the United States all at the same time. My question to you is, the viewing public.. why is this news? Why are we meant to care so damn much about someone’s sexuality? I don’t mean that in a bad way, but it seems that being gay is some kind of achievement, when in fact, it shouldn’t be. In all honesty, and this blogger’s opinion, it should be just part of everyday life. Is it really that big of a celebration that one male has said he enjoys the company of other males in a sexual manner?

Who cares if Darren Young is openly gay? So what? Why would anyone look at him differently because of it? Why does he suddenly need to be applauded and congratulated and handed medals and paraded around the city just because he announced this, when if he hadn’t of said anything, everyone would still be oblivious to the fact. Society is a mess, no.. it’s completely destroyed. It shouldn’t matter if someone is gay, black, hispanic or asian (Although someone who was all four.. imagine), it SHOULD be how the person acts/behaves/etc., but sadly, in this society.. if you are different than causcian and straight.. you’re treated with either respect and applauded, or disgust and rejected.

Also, I wonder if Chris Kanyon would’ve gotten the same reaction if he announced he was gay during his WWE tenure. His sexuality preferences unfortunately played a part in Kanyon losing his life, and now we applaud because someone is gay? Double standards much..


  1. To be honest, no it shouldn't be that big a deal that DY is gay. It's being made that big a deal thanks to people like Kanyon and Pat Patterson who were treated badly by the industry for their preferences. It wouldn't be a major deal if WWE wasn't making it a major deal. Usually when celebrities come out these days they don't get a fanfare. It's not such a big deal anymore and they usually get a pat on the back and a "well done you." WWE are making this a huge deal and I am so worried that it's going to become a big deal in the show too. I've heard people argue his coming out was actually a work. Not questioning his sexuality of course. It's hard to deny that when you think about it. It shouldn't be a big deal, and in today's society it is actually becoming less of a big deal. I told my friend that a WWE superstar came out as gay and she didn't respond much. She basically said "Oh, good for him." She's an old wrestling fan and a transgender woman so she's the kind of person who usually regards openly gay celebrities as Gods. It's not such a big deal to her anymore. Effectively WWE is trying to prove they're ahead of the times and they're such an open promotion and business that a man can be gay and not have it hold him back. They're doing this by proving how backwards they really are and if they actually give DY a title like I fear they will, then I hope it becomes incredibly negative publicity and they realise what an absolute mess it was to make such a big deal out of something that, in this day and age, really is not that big a deal.

  2. 1. Agreed it shouldn't make any difference at all. The problem is we live in a time and place where being open about who you are and how you live makes you a target to some, a parriah to others. DY comming out is considered brave because we know what kind of potential sht-storm he's facing from certain people.

    2. Chris Kanyon didn't say anything about being gay until he lost his job with WWE and tried to cry discrimination. There's a difference between facing the risks that come w/being out, and pandering for attention when you can't get work.

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