THQ Nordic announced Aew: Fight Forever on August 3. Compatible platforms are PC and PS4/PS5/Xbox One/Xbox Series X | S/Nintendo Switch.
Aew: Fight Forever is an action game based on professional wrestling. It is a game created under the license of the United States-based professional wrestling group All Elite Wrestling. The organization belongs to Kenny Omega and Lance Archer, who were once enrolled in New Japan Pro-Wrestling. In addition, many popular players from the WWE, including CM PUNK, Chris Jericho, and John Moxley, are also popular.
As a game mode, the existence of carrier mode is revealed. As an AEW player, it seems to be a mode where you can enjoy professional wrestler life. Players can create original players. As an AEW player, he can appear in games and stories on the event schedule. In addition, the victory of the game and the achievement of specific purposes can earn points to enhance the status of wrestlers. In addition, it is said that a wide range of customizations, such as the clothes, actions, and admission of wrestlers.
There are many match formats. In addition to single matches, tag teams, 3-way and 4-way, radical and irregular games, such as ladder matches and barbed wires, are also available. Online co-op is also possible. It seems that you can enjoy a tag match that makes use of teamwork with simple operations.
This work is working on Yuks Co., Ltd. It is a game development company that has worked on many popular professional wrestling games in Japan and overseas, such as Exciting Pro-Wrestling and WWE 2K series. In this work Aew: Fight Forever, the company’s skills will be fully demonstrated. It was revealed in 2020 that Yukes will work on AEW’s official new game. Then, this work will take off the veil and will be officially announced.
At the time of the release of this work, Yukinori Taniguchi, the founder and CEO of Yuks, had the opportunity to work with AEW, who has brought new breath in the professional wrestling world, and THQ, who has built together with the era of professional wrestling games. I am giving a comment that rejoices. He also said that he is working on projects using the know-how cultivated over many years to reproduce the charm of AEW in the game.
Kenny Omega, the vice president of AEW, commented. At the time of the contract with AEW, he told his dreams to make the best wrestling game in history under the best development team to Tony Khan, President and CEO, and worked on himself. He told me. By the way, the player is a person who is known for games lovers. In the game, he uses the technique of naming that suggests the relationship with the game, such as the one-winged angel, a naming reminiscent of Sephiroth of Final Fantasy VII.
Aew: Fight Forever will be released for PC and PS4/PS5/Xbox One/Xbox Series X | S/Nintendo Switch.