Those in the US are a week away from getting their hands on a copy of this year’s wrestling game, WWE 12. With European release following days later, what can people expect out of the rebadged SmackDown vs. Raw series? (more…)
At time of writing, we are five days away from the start of the new “Monday Night Wars” in the wrestling world. From September 1995 to March 2001, (almost) every Monday night saw wrestling fans flick between USA/TNN/Spike and TNT as the WWE’s Monday Night Raw fought it out with WCW’s Monday Nitro. We all know how that ended – and almost nine years on, the wars return, as TNA moves Impact to Monday nights, head to head with Raw.
First things first – this ain’t the late 90s. Raw is a shell of its former self in terms of ratings, drawing a little over half of what it did back in the glory days of the Wars, while TNA has yet to crack a rating that comes anywhere close to what Nitro was doing during its dying days. So how on earth can this end well for TNA? (more…)