WWF No Mercy director Hideyuki Iwashita is also working on the project.
Will a year off and a trip back to the drawing board help WWE 2K thrive?
Meanwhile, publisher 2K says it has "exciting news" for the WWE 2K franchise in store.
Dozens of games are coming for testers of Microsoft's game streaming service.
A longtime developer's departure might have been the writing on the wall.
It's an absolute wreck, but really hard to look away from.
Visual Concepts takes the lead from Yuke's on the WWE series.