WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 is a popular wrestling video game based on the famous WWE-style wrestling. It is developed by Yuke’s Future Media Creators and marketed by THQ. It is the latest installment in the WWE SmackDown! series of video games. It will be soon followed by WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009. Its first release was on November 9, 2007 for Europe and then later was released in North America on November 13, 2007.
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 is a console game and available for console platforms only. It is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, Wii, and Nintendo DS Video Game Console. Players can opt in for either the single-player mode or the multi-player mode. The multiplayer mode can also be played online. It is the first WWE game to be released for all the seventh generation consoles. WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 is also the first game of the SmackDown series to include ECW brand.
Several different modes are available in the game. Modes from the previous versions of the games are also included. Players can play as a wrestler, or as a General Manager. ECW Brand is shown in accordance with the Raw and SmackDown brands. Now wrestlers have two fighting styles: primary and secondary. Both have their own advantages and disadvantages for the players. Special moves of the wrestlers are based on their primary styles. The player’s aim is to acieve “legend” status by winning matches, defeating other players either alone or in a team works.
Struggle Submission system is the new feature included in the WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008. Player can decide how much pressure to exert using the analog control meter. Many new weapons are available under ECW Brand. Even guitars can be taken as weapons. The PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, and the Xbox 360 versions contain Tournament mode where player can play as one of the superstar. Several match types like Royal Rumble, Iron Man Match, and Ladder Match etc are also featured in the WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008.
Depending on the platforms to be played, WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 performs differently. Like Xbox 360 version includes customized entrance music, PlayStation version features first-person view during entrance, Nintendo version make use of touch screen to control wrestlers, and Wii version features five matches. Below is the download link for WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2008. Click on the link to go to the place where you can free download WWE SmaxkDown vs Raw 2008.