Over the weekend I was lucky enough to get invited by WWE to come hang out with the WWE superstars before the Extreme Rules pay per view and get some really cool video of WWE Superstar Sheamus playing as himself in WWE Immortals [Free]. Sheamus is one of the core characters of Immortals, and was available at launch, so if you're playing the game chances are you've got him in your roster of fighters. If this is the first you've heard of the game, you're in luck. We've got a review to read, one guide on how to navigate the free to play elements, and another guide focusing how to beat the game's various in-game challenges.
If you read the headline and are here for the delightfully meta video, I'm not going to keep you waiting. Everyone else interested in WWE and some answers to some things we've speculated about on our podcast, be sure to read on.
Backing up a bit, walking through the press gate at a WWE event is a pretty incredible experience, particularly if like so many wrestling fans in the "Reality Era" you're somehow always trying to "figure out" WWE. The company masterfully provides hungry viewers these intentionally brief glimpses beyond the kayfabe curtain through products like Total Divas, the Live! With Chris Jericho show on the WWE Network (or the Talk is Jericho podcast) and other behind-the-scenes-but-not-really shows. Everything that's "revealed" or otherwise speculated winds up on various WWE-centric communities on the internet like r/squaredcircle and it's incredibly fascinating, even as an adult, truly not having any idea what is and isn't real.
So here I am, escorted through the press gate by a WWE representative, waiting in the catering area (which is often featured on Total Divas). Standing in the doorway is a cheery Dolph Ziggler happily in the middle of his own interview, and a sea of WWE Superstars inside just chowing down on the massive array of catered food available. I arrived super early, so I was told to jus...