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

Assassin’s Creed III: Preparing to Tomahawk – The Cursed Checkpoint #128

Justin and Josh haven’t caught up on all of Desmond’s adventures, but they are just as excited about Assassin’s Creed III as the experienced, Brandon. Together they discuss what makes the hype from this yearly franchise so much more intriguing in 2012. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and… Continue reading

Today’s Single Player DLC Doesn’t Stand a Chance

The endless value potential of downloadable content (DLC) was one of the most promising features for this generation of video games. Games were finally able to take advantage of online connectivity, but it’s a well stated consensus that the overall quality level of DLC this generation has been quite underwhelming. While the multiplayer side of… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Raccoon Effect Theater Revelations Punch-Out Creed

Meanwhile… we’ve actually been playing games. Each week we recap our recent gaming experiences and tell you what we’re looking forward to, so you can use your time more wisely than we have. We’ve suddenly been infiltrated by Assassins. Space changes people. Ethan (Wizardtrain187) I have been looking forward to Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City for… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Free Fame in Holey Monuments

Meanwhile… we’ve actually been playing games. Each week we recap our recent gaming experiences and tell you what we’re looking forward to, so you can use your time more wisely than we have. Those PS3’s of ours finally wake up from hibernation. Funny what free games can do. Everyone else is still stuck in the… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Forge the Trigger for a Singular L.A. Creed

Meanwhile… we’ve actually been playing games. Each week we recap our recent gaming experiences and tell you what we’re looking forward to, so you can use your time more wisely than we have. Seems like as good of a week for multiple people to finish the same game from 2009. Elsewhere, Justin G continues his… Continue reading

Does May 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 060111

The big industry news maker may be right around the corner, but May 2011 might go down in history. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Justin overanalyze the PSN outage, Elite Modern Warfare 3 news, and reveal just who the target audience is for E3. Mmm toadstools. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Once a… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Assassin Detective’s Wands of Terraria

Meanwhile… we’ve actually been playing games. Each week we recap our recent gaming experiences and tell you what we’re looking forward to, so you can use your time more wisely than we have. Alex joins us this week and busts out his CDi, who the hell has one of those? Cole and the Justins go… Continue reading

Does April 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 050411

If the internet holds it together we’ll take our monthly look back at the game industry’s news headlines. Justin, Cole, Justin, and Christina determine if anything can hold its own against Nintendo console rumors and the PSN outage. Also, potatoes. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Ethan is apparently allergic to headlines, but… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 02-16-11: What We Are Playing February 2011

It has been a while since we got caught up on the games we have actually been playing. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Justin relive their recent experiences with Red Dead Redemption, Assassin’s Creeds, Dead Space 2, War/Mine Crafting, plus a few others. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow After a few months of… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 01-19-11: Games of 2011 Preview

Ok, now we are ready to talk 2011. Justin and Ethan welcome back Cole, Christina and for the first time, GiffTor. The crew previews the games of 2011 including: Batman: Arkham City, Gears of War 3, Dead Space 2, Mass Effect 3, and Uncharted 3. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Cole returns… Continue reading