Taking Offense: I Don’t Wanna Rebel

A couple of months ago, I picked up Rage because it was criminally underpriced for $15. While I was enjoying the heck out of the game, I basically ignored the story line because: vanilla. However, as I wrapped it up, it occurred to me that the entire game was based on the premise that the Authority… Continue reading

Radio Waves for 10/5/12

There’s a few facts my friends should probably know about me: I play a lot of games, would eat a piece of cheesecake every day if I could, and can’t resist collecting loot. This year has been ripe with games throwing random numbers before my eyes. I’ve hacked, slashed and shot my way through the… Continue reading

Gaming Lifestyle: Full-time Family Man, Part-time Vault Hunter

A challenge I’ve always struggled with since graduating college was juggling video games, career, and wife. In 2006, I added a child to the mix. As if my game time was hurting enough I added another child in 2009. On any given day I work 9 hours, eat dinner with my family, spend time with… Continue reading

Skipper’s Wheel of Shame – Super Gaming Best Friends #118

Saddle up because the SGBF’s of Josh, Justin and Cole are going to take you on a ride to both sets of Borderlands, onward to a pomeranian jungle, with a quick stop to watch steampunk fight the devil, before finally leaving you for a shiny new 3DS XL. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible… Continue reading

Aftermath of The Horrible Show Live #318

Justin and Josh get caught up with Ethan’s European transition, discuss upcoming releases, how to balance playing time between so many lootastic games, and whether or not recent indie horror games are trumped by real life insects. Aftermath Episodes – The mics stay on after the show ends as the conversation continues and live chat… Continue reading

Hard and Good Games – The Horrible Show Live #318

Justin, Josh, Ethan and Cole all agree that it is no small feat when a game that’s designed to be hard comes out to be just a fun and memorable as its more forgiving cousins. They discuss the intricacies that separate the hard games from the cruel games. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Thanks, Docs

TGS was strangely light on stories of interest last week or maybe I was just in shock from the industry losing two of my favorite leaders. As sickness struck our podcasting crew, we quickly regrouped for a pair of videos and checkpoints while Brandon took on the Wall Street Journal. Last Week’s Headlines 1100 Rock… Continue reading

Ninja Wrap – The Cursed Checkpoint #125

Defining ninjas is apparently a touchy subject as there are varying expectations of these secretive warriors. Justin grills Ethan about all types of video game ninjas from the loose cannon ninjas to supernatural ninjas and ninjas in bat costumes. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a… Continue reading

Don’t Be That Guy: Uninformed Video Game Reviewer

When I first heard the Wall Street Journal wrote a review about Borderlands 2, I gave them the benefit of the doubt. There are a number of video game topics I dreamed WSJ would write about. How do the sales stack up with the rest of the industry? Is the game going to help spark a long drought… Continue reading