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Now Gaming: What We’re Playing This Week (January Week 3)

January 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s been awhile since we last did this, but we’re hoping to get back in the groove of making it a weekly feature.  It’s just three of us this time around; Brian, Jules, and myself. These are the games that we’re playing this week. Fallout (PC) I’m still chipping away at Fallout and still enjoying it quite a bit. It’s just a really good story and there’s a lot of neat stuff to play with. Obviously for a PC game, the game play is a lot of point and click, but if you set up your character right, there are so many options you can do in regards to [...]

New Video Game Releases for the Week of January 4th – 10th

January 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

It’s another slow week for gaming. Here’s the rundown of releases happening this week. January 5th: – Dark Gates 1.0 (PC) January 6th: – Bold (PC) – Whoa Dave! (PSV) – Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition (PS3, PSV) January 7th: – Castle (PC) – Warhammer Quest (PC) January 9th: – Mechs & Mercs – Black Talons (PC) – Funk of Titans [...]

Vortex Effect’s Most Anticipated Games of 2015

December 31, 2014 // 3 Comments

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already New Year’s Eve. Man, 2014 just flew by. A lot happened in gaming during the course of the year; some big titles released for all systems, PS4 and Xbox One celebrated their first year on the market, and Christmas was ruined for plenty of gamers thanks to DDOS attacks on PSN and Xbox Live. Looking back on the year, 2014 had its fair share of big release titles and a lot of them surprisingly were plagued by launch issues whether it be because it of online issues or just bugs in general. Hopefully 2015 won’t continue the trend of [...]

Blood Bowl II Gets A Kick Off Trailer, Is Coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC

December 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Developers Cyanide Studios have announced Blood Bowl II, the sequel to the 2009 title (for PC, X360, PSP, and DS) is coming in Spring 2015 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It’s the video game adaptation of Game Workshop’s board game of the same name that combines American football with the world of Warhammer. Check out the trailer below: From the press release: Blood Bowl 2 is even more ambitious than its predecessor in all aspects of the game, with numerous extra features and the highest production values. Its brand new graphics engine has been specially developed for this sequel [...]

Now Gaming: What We’re Playing This Week (December Week 1)

December 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s a new month, and one that is historically pretty quite following a massive November. Brian returns to the feature this week, joining myself and Jules as we give our gaming run down for the week. Eric’s hasn’t changed any, so he isn’t joining us this time around. With that out of the way, here are the games we’re playing this week. Path of Exile (PC) This free-to-play action RPG released last year, but I’ve only just started playing it Sunday. I’m very early into it, but thus far I’m enjoying it. I wish the map did a better job of explaining [...]
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