THQ issued the following in support of their new Facebook Application that allows fans to put their pictures on the cover of WWE '13:
THQ ANNOUNCES WWEÂ® â€™13 â€śBE ON THE COVERâ€ť FACEBOOK APPLICATION
Consumers Provided Opportunity to â€śLive the Revolutionâ€ť by Creating Original Videogame Cover Artwork and Sharing with Friends through Popular Social Media Platform
Woking, UK. â€” October 24, 2012 â€” THQ Inc. today announced consumers will have a unique opportunity to â€ślive the revolutionâ€ť with WWEÂ® 13, the forthcoming release from the revolutionary WWE flagship videogame franchise, through release of the â€śBe on the Coverâ€ť Facebook application. Inspired by WWE â€™13 cover Superstar CM PunkÂ®, the Promethium Marketing-designed application, available at , will invite consumers to create and print their own WWE â€™13 cover artwork, as well as share their designs on Facebook with others from around the world.
The WWE â€™13 â€śBe on the Coverâ€ť creation process entails the following simple user steps:
Step 1: Import a photo from a personal Facebook gallery or take an instant photo using a webcam.
Step 2: Position the photo in the provided frame, which includes the WWE â€™13 logo.
Step 3: Edit the image as desired using eraser and brush tools.
Step 4: Select a platform preference â€“ Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system or Wii
Step 5: Choose how to show off the created cover artwork:
Share the image with friends on Facebook
Create a unique Facebook timeline cover photo and profile photo
Save and print the image file â€“ then insert into a WWE â€™13 game cover for a whole new look
WWE â€™13 is currently in development for the Xbox 360, PlayStationÂ®3 computer entertainment system and Wiiâ„˘ system from Nintendo, with a scheduled release date of November 2, 2012 in the UK. For more information, please visit wwe.thq.com, facebook.com/WWEgames and twitter.com/WWEgames.
About WWE â€™13
Positioned to offer the most authentic, extensive and fervent experience to date, WWE â€™13 will transform gameplay through WWE Liveâ„˘, a brand-new audio and presentation system designed to produce the most authentic and vibrant commentary, sound effects and crowd participation levels ever heard in a WWE videogame. In addition, players will experience the atmosphere, spectacle and fervor of a WWE live event through attention-grabbing Spectacular Moments, including ring breaks and barricade crashes.
WWE â€™13 will also debut a franchise-first single player campaign based on an unparalleled and groundbreaking period in WWE history: the â€śAttitude Era.â€ť Set during a time of pure raucousness, grandiose personalities and colossal revolution, players will focus on eight purveyors of attitude during the famed television â€śMonday Night Wars,â€ť including WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve AustinÂ®.
Predator Technologyâ„˘ 2.0, driven by new animations, transitions and modified controls, will return to deliver intelligent, fluid and engaging WWE action, resulting in a smoother gameplay experience than its predecessors. As well, the popular career-style mode, WWE Universe, will dynamically introduce matches, alliances, rivalries and unpredictable moments based on player decisions along the path toward becoming a WWE champion.
WWE â€™13 will feature the franchiseâ€™s industry-defining Creation Suite, enabling players to develop and customize Superstars, entrances, arenas, finishing moves, storylines, highlight reels and more, as well as share and download creations with others from around the world. Furthermore, they will compete with a vast array of WWE Superstars and â€śAttitude Eraâ€ť luminaries from the largest roster in franchise history, including cover Superstar CM Punk, Stone Cold Steve Austin, John CenaÂ®, SheamusÂ®, UndertakerÂ®, MankindÂ®, Chris JerichoÂ®, Big ShowÂ®, Mark HenryÂ®, The MizÂ® and Mike Tyson (the latter available via pre-order through participating retailers while supplies last). Along with to-be-announced features, a comprehensive roster reveal, downloadable content and big surprises, WWE â€™13 is poised to live a revolution all its own.