MasonicGamer: WWE 2K14 marks the beginning of a new partnership between WWE and 2K Games. The game itself is still being developed by Yuke’s although it appears that Visual Concepts (NBA 2K series) is now lending a hand too. Unfortunately WWE 2K14 isn’t the start of a promising future as the game is basically just another “yearly sports update” when in reality this series is in dire need of a radical makeover.
Over the years the “Smackdown” series has toyed around with various different control schemes including a failed attempt at implementing the right analogue stick for grapples. WWE 2K14 thankfully doesn’t resort to any of that rubbish and instead sticks to what works, it’s the “back to basics” approach that started with WWE 12