StrategyInformer - Smackdown vs. RAW is dead. But then according to THQ, it was never really alive in the first place given that 'Smackdown vs. RAW', for them, was just a name. Since the TV programme never really went anywhere with the whole 'rift' thing, the games didn't either. This third overall re-branding takes the series away from that and just goes back to the simple fact that this is just a game about the WWE. Say hello, WWE '12.