Boots to Asses—WWE Social Media Strategy Leaves Others In The Dust

Over the past year the WWE has continued to push the social media envelope by integrating Twitter and Facebook further into its regular broadcasts. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, now a cross-over star

Shock result means Dr. Wagner, Jr. will be on the cover of AAA: Héroes del Ring

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/wag2.jpg" />Dr. Wagner, Jr. will be on the cover of <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/06/16/e3-2010-hands-on-with-the-surprisingly-

Video: Pro-wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes loves WWE All Stars

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/wweallstars.jpg" />This was truly a life-changing moment. Pro-wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes was at THQ's <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.c

E3 2010: Hands-on with the surprisingly good AAA: Héroes del Ring

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/aaa4.jpg" />Rather than use E3 to pile on the mountains and mountains of hype of the big-bidget titles, I've elected to sprinkle through

Gadgets of Days Gone By: A very mighty VCR tape collection

So it’s blast from the past week or whatever here at CrunchGear, and I decided to highlight my very fancy VCR tape collection. Boy oh boy did I tape a lot of stuff as a youngster!

Video: Chikara has a video game?!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/rudorezz.png" />I truly have seen everything now. Apparently <a HREF="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chikara_%28professional_wrestling%29">

DVRs, more mature Internet will prevent TNA from re-igniting the Monday Night Wars against WWE

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/tna.jpg" />The best numbers I could find suggest that 30 percent of homes in the U.S. have access to a DVR. That doesn't seem like a lot,

Wrestling and boxing gong-shaped alarm clocks test your reaction time

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/wrestling_clock.jpg" /> <a href="../2009/09/01/traffic-light-alarm-clock-with-extra-loud-40mm-speaker/">Japan</a> <a href="../2009/02/10

Sad: Captain Lou Albano, who played Mario in The Super Mario Bros. Super Show, has died

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/albano.jpg" />I am so sorry, you guys. I was AFK yesterday, and no one else on Team CG thought it was important to bring you this sad new

Video: Yes, GameTrailers, WWF WrestleMania 2000 is the best wrestling game ever

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/wrestlemania.jpg" />Ha (n. Peter)! Presenting the best video of the day, the latest episode of GameTrailers' Screw Attack. It's sort of a

Obscure references herein: WWE launches its own social network called WWE Universe

I wake up every morning thinking, “Man, what I could really use is a social network where I could discuss the societal ramifications of the Kai En Tai-Val Venis castration angle of 1998, or join ‘

WWE Smackdown v. Raw 2009 demo now available on PSN (plus bonus video)

The demo for WWE Smackdown v. Raw 2009 is now available on the PlayStation Network. Given that I haven’t played a wrestling game since WWF No Mercy for the Nintendo 64, I can’t cast judgem

WWE Superstar Randy Orton wants to see *more* violence in video games

WWE Superstar Randy Orton wants to see more violence in video games, arguing that movie violence is far more detrimental to young kids than something like Grand Theft Auto. Yup, the pro wrestler recen

WrestleMania XXIV: First WrestleMania in HD airs Sunday

WrestleMania XXIV airs this Sunday on pay-per-view and will be the first WrestleMania broadcast in high-definition. They’ve jacked up the price this year, so if you want to see Randy “The

WWE now in high-def: Hard bodies in 1080i ftw

I totally forgot to mention this yesterday, but the very first high-definition WWE pay-per-view aired on Sunday. The Royal Rumble, held at New York’s Madison Square Garden, is an annual last-man

Video: WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2008 DS trailer: portable pedigree

We know a guy who knows a guy who hooked us up with the trailer for WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2008 for the Nintendo DS, which comes out next month. The game looks to be graphically on par with the N64 gam

Sansa spokeswoman will shave her head if Zune overtakes her company in holiday sales

Remember last year’s WrestleMania 23, when Vince McMahon lost a hair vs. hair match against Donald Trump? (There’s the clip to refresh your memory.) OK, so it was Bobby Lashley vs. Umaga,

CrunchBlotter: WWE Killer's Wikipedia Entry Updated Before Murder Discovered

We’re filing this one under insane, creepy, interesting, telling, and WTF. You’ve possibly heard of the WWE murder/suicide of the week, featuring popular WWE superstar Chris Benoit and his

Cingular Is Gonna Lay The Smackdown On Ya Brother!

Well, sans Hulk at least. Cingular has partnered with the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) to create premium content available for wrestling fans. Everything from wallpapers to ringtones to videos