Spartacus: Vengeance – Full Trailer

Starz has released the full trailer for the upcoming season of Spartacus, titled Vengeance, which you can view above. The show returns in January. I love the series, but as good as the trailer looks, I still have some concerns. It’s unfortunate that Andy Whitfield got cancer and isn’t able to return as Spartacus, as…

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TeenNick’s The 90s Are All That

^ That’s my new favorite video and “song.” I’ve been watching this two hour block of CLASSIC 90s Nickelodeon since Tuesday (yeah, I missed day one), and I’ve been enjoying every minute of it. All That isn’t quite as funny as I found it when I was a kid, but it’s still enjoyable. I’ve seen…

Pre-Order WWE’12, Get The Rock Free

THQ today announced the pre-order incentive for WWE ’12, a downloadable Rock that is current for the first time ever with shaved head and tribal tattoos. You can see the Great One in action in the video above. The Rock will be available for free to those who pre-order the game from participating retailers in…

Site Note

Things have slowed down a little here at The Vortex Effect, mostly due to people being busy with other things, like work or pumping an insane amount of time into NCAA Football 12, but business will be picking back up around here pretty soon. Things that are for sure coming soon include more wrestling and…

Video: CM Punk confronts HHH at comic con.

Just have to pipe in with some fantasy booking here right now. I know Trips is probably still wanting his rematch with Taker, but honestly, at this point, Punk/HHH would be a better choice of match I think. Punk is the biggest rising star in eons right now, and the Game putting him over at…

RAGE – The Wasteland Gameplay Trailer

The latest from id Software, RAGE has received a new gameplay trailer, this time showing off The Wasteland environment. Game is looking really nice and interesting, so it’s definitely one to be keeping an eye on. The Bethesda published title is scheduled to hit stores in North America on October 4th for PC, PS3, and…

Review: Octopussy

Starring: Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Louis Jourdan Director: John Glen Writer(s): Ian Fleming, (stories) Michael G. Wilson, George MacDonald, Richard Maibaum (screenplay) Studio: EON Runtime: 131 min Rated: PG Official HZ Cinema Score: ** 3/4 Stars Hello everyone and welcome to the thirteenth installment in my series of reviews chronicling the James Bond film series. This time out the movie we will…

Review: LIMBO

LIMBO (XBLA, PSN [Reviewed], Steam) Developer: Playdead Publisher: Playdead Genre(s): 2D Puzzle-Platformer Released: July 21, 2010 (XBLA), July 19, 2011 (PSN), August 2, 2011 (Steam) ESRB Rating: T -  Teen Limbo was released July of last year on Xbox LIVE Arcade, and it garnered a lot of attention and praise. It had my interest, but…

Review: NCAA Football 12

Platform: PS3(reviewed), Xbox 360 Publisher: EA Sports Developer: EA Tiburon, EA Canada Genre(s): Sports, American Football Simulation Released: July 12, 2011 ESRB Rating: E – Everybody Hello ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to my first game review that isn’t for a game that has been out for at least three or four years. Today we’ll…

WWE News: Sin Cara Suspended For 30 Days

WWE announced on their website earlier today that Sin Cara has been suspended for 30 days for his first Wellness Policy violation. Here’s the official statement from WWE: STAMFORD, Conn. – In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program,  WWE has suspended Luis Ignascio Urive Alvirde (Sin Cara) for 30 days for his first violation of…

WWE RAW 7/18/2011 Preview – What Happens Next?

WWE.com hasn’t announced anything for RAW as of this writing, but do they really need to advertise anything this week? What wrestling fan isn’t genuinely interested in seeing what happens now that CM Punk is the WWE Champion and no longer contracted to the company? Coming off of such a terrific pay-per-view, every fan should…

Final Card For Tonight’s Money In The Bank (7/17/2011)

Below is the final card for tonight’s WWE Money In The Bank pay-per-view featuring the highly anticipated final WWE match for CM Punk. WWE Champion John Cena vs. CM Punk World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton vs. Christian Raw Money in the Bank Ladder Match (Alberto Del Rio, The Miz, R-Truth, Jack Swagger, Evan Bourne, Rey…

Pulp Wrestling – Eye Of The Tiger

Originally written 11/05/2006 Hello everyone and welcome to another weekly edition of the only column series on the web hosted by yours truly. Today we will be taking a look into a much fabled condition, which has often been the stuff of folklore. Hopefully you will find this column to be both entertaining and enlightening,…