WWE Smackdown vs Raw is now replaced is WWE 12. Looks promising and really nice!
I have mentioned that Smackdown vs Raw 2008 is the best WWE wrestling game in my book but after some analysis afterward, Smackdown vs Raw 2007 seems even better in terms of gameplay realism (not animation realism) and excitement. But then what about WWE 12? The most exciting aspect of a wrestling match is near falls. Svr 2008 still had those but the ultimate grapple control limited big moves. 2009 also had those but ground stomps were screwed up. 2007 was nearly perfect. Watching WWE 12's gameplay, it seemed like quite a drag but the game had near falls as well. So let us check it out: