Originally posted on AllWrestlingNews.com  |  Last updated 8/28/13
As noted earlier, Eric Bischoff denied reports that Hulk Hogan has signed a deal with 2K Sports for using his character in the upcoming WWE2K14 video game. However, WWE2K14 Creative Director Cory Ledesma indicated in an interview that some deal was made, noting that Hulk Hogan’s appearance in the game was a “hurdle.” “We wanted to obviously make sure we had the biggest matches, the most iconic matches [for the 30 Years of WrestleMania mode],” Ledesma said. “The first hurdle we had was Hulk Hogan. Hulk Hogan’s not currently with the WWE. We knew that if we couldn’t get Hulk Hogan, we weren’t going to have a ’30 Years of WrestleMania’ mode, it’s just not possible. Hogan was involved in so many matches and so many moments, that he was critical to the game. We knew once we could overcome that hurdle, and Hulk Hogan was able to get into the game, we knew that it was going to be kinda downhill from there and we’d be able to secure a lot of the talent that might not be with WWE anymore.”
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