Game Curious Ziggurat – Crawl Up In My Face

I’ve always wanted to run into a random dungeon with spells blazin’, but let’s face it that’s just never been a great option. Either the dungeon is too easy or your fantastical spells and weaponry are too weak. Ziggurat may have it figured out, though. It combines the polished dungeon crawler rogue-lite formula and successfully… Continue reading

A Second Chance For Diablo III – Part 1: Loot 2.0

Diablo 3 may be one of the most polarizing games to have been released in the last few years. On one side you have people who really enjoyed the third installment in the Diablo series and have poured hundreds of hours into the game. Standing on the opposite aisle are the individuals that absolutely hate… Continue reading

Marvel Heroes: Because You Should Not Dungeon Crawl Without Superpowers

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Fans of clicking on enemies until they explode had a pretty damn good 2012. The thing about it though, is even if the quality of releases were better than ever, the flavors aren’t too varied. Take what you love about your favorite fantasy-based dungeon crawling experience and throw that into the Marvel Universe. Still interested?… Continue reading

Path of Exile Beta Impressions: Welcome Punishment

2012 featured sequels to arguably two of the best examples of ARPGs in all of video game land. One was met with quiet enthusiasm while the other was met with a lukewarm reception. Unbeknownst to some, however another ARPG watched behind the safety of beta, learning from both valuable lessons in the art of clicking… Continue reading

Torchlight 2 on September 20th for $20

While it was fun to speculate on the possibilities of Torchlight 1 and 2 both coming out before Diablo III, ultimately that didn’t happen. Runic Games has been putting the polish on Torchlight 2 for a better part of this year, but until today the release date has been hazy. Torchlight 2 will be available… Continue reading

Diablo 3 Launch Recovery Part 1: The Game – The Cursed Checkpoint #117

A little more than a week after the Diablo 3 livestream launch day marathon, Justin, Ethan and Josh reconnect to see if their opinions of the game have changed for better or for worse. Server issues be damned, this is about the game! The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Diablo III

As a man, I strive to be what the world defines as a man’s man, a concept that for me was fueled by the heroics of specialized combat groups like the GI Joes and the A-Team. It seemed so simple back then, but lately this pursuit has become a bit confusing as the world around me seems to hint at manhood being something… Continue reading