In Defense of iOS Games – The Cursed Checkpoint #201

Ethan and Matthew discuss the importance of iOS titles in their gaming diet and why the supposed “time killers” have made their lives more pleasurable. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline, or industry story. It features a rotating cast of… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Gaming of All Definitions

How well did you survive the flood of gamescom? Sorting through all the entertaining but ultimately superfluous game trailers was fun enough, but only a few announcements shook us. Of course it was entirely possible we were distracted with the return of The Cursed Checkpoint as well as Gen Con kicking off locally in our… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Get Off Your SOPA Box

Finally, the ESA and its members start to get taken to task for supporting SOPA thanks to multiple journalists banding together. SOPA isn’t going away anytime soon, so it’s nice to see it gaining traction in the headlines a bit more. Our short week saw a new weekly series focusing on cheap/free games, although it… Continue reading

The Undiscovered Platform: Chrome

It’s not exactly a secret, with the new Google Chrome layout that has an “apps” tab at the bottom of the “New Tab” screen, but it’s not something anybody but Ethan spends much time bringing up here: Google’s getting some traction in the games-in-your-browser field with its Chrome Web Store. In-browser games aren’t new and… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Co-op Gaming with Significant Others to Save the World

This week’s REPLY TO ALL  tries to involve our significant others into our gaming lives. If the fate of the world required you to play co-op with your significant other, what game would you choose and why? Be on the lookout for a special uninvited guest who drops the drunken hammer. Rob (Robeque) My significant… Continue reading