Game Curious Titan Souls – Trial by Titans

The feeling of defeating a monolithic adversary is exhilarating. Shadow of the Colossus totally ran with this concept back in 2005 and the more recent Souls games by From Software have given unique worlds overflowing with trials and tribulations a strong resurgence. Ever the glutton for a challenge, I jumped into this month’s release of Titan Souls for… Continue reading

Hey! Buy! BioShock Infinite Vigor Bottles and Pins

There will always be a lot to love about the art direction of BioShock Infinite. One of the smartest design choices was to give each vigor a distinct personality. It made each one memorable and immediately gave the player a sense of what each vigor could do. It’s no surprise that the vigors turned out… Continue reading

Played Oquonie – I Love What You’ve Done With The Place

Oquonie is an isometric puzzle game for iOS created by interactive designer Devine Lu Linvega of XXIIVV in collabration with illustrator Rekka Bellum. You control a weird little creature interacting with other even stranger looking creatures speaking an unintelligible language. The areas you explore are a confusing series of rooms that twist and fold back… Continue reading

Power Rankings: The Assassin’s Creed Series

I’ve been riding alongside the assassins since the beginning. I’ve grown accustomed to the iconic look of Altair’s signature assassin garb as the series hurdled its way toward the modern age. Whenever someone mentions templars, I can’t help but look into an invisible camera and mutter that I hate those guys. With last year’s releases of… Continue reading

Game Association: Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat was released in arcades in 1992 before coming to consoles the following year. It’s impact at the time is probably just as large as its legacy that continues on into 2015 with the release of Mortal Kombat X. Mortal Kombat? MORTAL KOMBAT! Cole – I remember my friend had a Prodigy account and he printed… Continue reading

Super Gaming Best Friends #405 – Singular Speedo Boss

When Aaron drinks in the morning he stumbles across empty Boston overworlds until he finds mystery dungeons. Jordan misplaced an FBI agent’s clothes during a WWII battle over soap materials. Justin pays for glitchy HBO so don’t spoil any of it for him. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get… Continue reading

Hey! Remember! Play It Loud Game Boys

As the world’s go-to 7 year-old for pretty much everything, I had strong opinions about the Game Boy when it was released. Mainly that the Game Boy only plays baby games that weren’t cool enough to be on my “Intendo.” Or it could have been that I was jealous because the only Game Boy in my… Continue reading

Potato Bumps #102 – Wrestlemania Play Button

One week after Wrestlemania, Cole and Justin still believe in The Future. They run down the card and look ahead to the next year of WWE while making their first official predictions and fantasy booking ideas because Rusev need to join The Authority. Potato Bumps – The professional wrestling podcast from the personalities of For… Continue reading

Played The Bureau: XCOM Declassified – Shoot Your Gun If You Understand

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is a third-person, tactical shooter set during the Cold War in 1962. The Bureau of Operations and Command, or XCOM, was created to coordinate US armed forces against the event of Soviet invasion. Thankfully, the director, Myron Faulke, was preparing the organization as the front line in a war against the “Outsiders,”… Continue reading

Played Castle In The Darkness – Painfully Great Adventure

Castle In The Darkness is a retro-styled platformer developed by Matt Kap and published by Nicalis, Inc. Matt Kap is also a talented chiptune composer, who has worked on other popular titles like 1001 Spikes and The Binding Of Isaac: Rebirth (source). Castle In The Darkness is a metroidvania game with a simple (but awesome)… Continue reading

Potato Bumps #101 – 2014 WWE Recap and Awards

Just before Wrestlemania 31, Justin, Cole, and Josh get seriously serious about wrestling podcasting. Bring on the Potato Bumps. We start with revisiting all of the special events in WWE / NXT from Wrestlemania 30 to Fastlane. Then hand out some awards. Potato Bumps – The professional wrestling podcast from the personalities of For booking… Continue reading