News and… Banking on Your SNES

After taking in this amazing promotional video for TranDirect Holding’s home banking software running on an SNES we didn’t know what to make of it. After all the video itself fits right into internal promotional videos made by companies in 1998. What threw me off was the inclusion of and emphasis on the Nintendo partnership. Our guess… Continue reading

Top Video Game Podcast #211 – My Wife Hates It When I Park on the Moon

Aaron loves getting iced in low gravity. Jordan is way too nice of a guy to be a space trucker. Justin is finally comfortable enough to show off his WoW figure. Plus corgis, kittens, bears, and a lot of other things that Epic would rather support. Top Video Game Podcast – Gaming topics worth talking about according… Continue reading

News and… The Lego Return of Bob-omb Battlefield

You have to understand that anything around the intro areas of Super Mario 64 still provokes a physical reaction from me. Therefore I might be overreacting to just another Lego recreation, but seeing Bob-omb Battlefield made my week. It just felt like home. It also reminded me that some of those worlds in Super Mario 64 aren’t… Continue reading

The Cursed Checkpoint #305 – Spacebase DF-9 Floats On

Double Fine piqued our interest with the announcement of Spacebase DF-9. Before its Early Access ends, Justin gets a full status report from all of Jason’s floating adventures. Is it time to jump in or space it all together? The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single… Continue reading

Justins Game #101 – Isolation Protocol Title Confusion

Justin and Justin break away of the other Horrible Shows to disagree with a little more freedom. Justin has this stealth thing down. Justin fails at his first pitch of Gods Will Be Watching. Justin likes Defiance. Justin is worried about horror games. Justins Game – Lacey and Gifford try to convince each other of the right… Continue reading

Games of October are Strangely Familiar

There’s no shortage of variety or quantity this month. This is also the weirdest grouping of sequels and pseudo-sequels that I’ve ever seen. It’ll be curious to see what actually breaks through and how memorable these games end up being. Civilization: Beyond Earth Justin L – If Firaxis hadn’t announced Civ: Beyond Earth, I probably would have… Continue reading

Top Video Game Podcast #209 – Cancel the Baby Farm

Justin, Aaron, and Jordan hit record for the first time in months and deliver a few surprises, useless Valkyries, Zelda the Warrior, and dancing roguelikes. Plus tampons as weapons and all kinds of lessons about when to stop working on cool projects. Top Video Game Podcast – Gaming topics worth talking about according to the Horrible Night… Continue reading