Mike Tyson returns to the ring – in WWE ’13

THQ announced the return of the incomparable Mike Tyson to the ring – virtually – in WWE ’13, the revolutionary next installment in the WWE flagship videogame franchise. Often touted as the “baddest man on the planet,” the boxing legend and former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world will be available as an exclusive playable character for consumers who pre-order the videogame at any participating retailer in the United States or Canada for the Xbox 360 videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3.

EA SPORTS and NHL.com Announce Claude Giroux as Fan-Selected EA SPORTS NHL 13 Cover Athlete

EA and NHL.com announced that Philadelphia Flyers forward Claude Giroux has been selected by fans as the EA SPORTS NHL 13 cover athlete. Giroux beat Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne in the final of the first ever EA SPORTS NHL Cover Vote campaign by less than a one percent margin, in what was the closest matchup of the entire campaign. NHL 13 will be available onSeptember 11, 2012 inNorth America andSeptember 14, 2012 inEurope.

Lace up your trainers! Deep Silver releases new trailer for Summer Stars 2012

Deep Silver and 49Games released a new trailer for Summer Stars 2012, a sports game for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (compatible with Kinect for Xbox 360), PlayStation 3 with PlayStation Move support, and Wii. The video allows sports enthusiasts to get to know the variety of summer challenges the game has to offer and gives a taste of the thrilling atmosphere at the different venues around the world. Summer Stars 2012 is available now.