E3 15: Recap Show

E3 2015 started a few days early this year and never let up. What just happened? Justin, Aaron, Cole, and Josh relive the highs and lows of the press conferences, find their favorite games, and makes some predictions for 2016. This is a special event podcast episode for E3 2015. If you want to see… Continue reading

E3 13 Aftermath: Game Certainty and Policy Evolution

I really don’t think the gaming industry has ever been more fascinating than it is right now. The culmination of the odd state of transition for game development and publishing models combined with the announcement of new consoles set to define how the next generation will begin is making for a rather unpredictable future. That… Continue reading

E3 13: Ethan’s Obligatory E3 Observation Post

E3 is over and while it’s been nice to get back to the normalcy of video game coverage, I was surprisingly excited by the bevy of information tidbits that came out of the show. Because I respect you all, I’ll keep the E3 saturation to a minimum…starting next week that is. For now, I figured… Continue reading

The Horrible Gamer #007: The Gut Reaction

We’ve talked a lot around here about how co-op enhances most gaming experiences, and now the same can be said for E3. For over 10 years, I’ve consumed E3 coverage almost entirely solo. Sure I always come back around to talking with friends/Horrible Night writers about what I’ve seen, but the actual acts of watching… Continue reading

E3 13: Games of the Show – The Cursed Checkpoint #205

Sorting through an angry horde of E3 coverage isn’t always easy, but Justin, Ethan, Aaron have survived and come out on the other side with their standout games of the show. Plus, some advice for Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony looking forward to 2014. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and… Continue reading

E3 13: inFamous: Second Son is a Next-Gen Playground

While I am a big Infamous fan, when glancing through the potential PS4 games library, I found myself skipping over the existing franchises and looking for new titles first. Once I circled back to watch some actual gameplay from inFamous: Second Son, my jaw dropped. Maybe it is because I’m a sucker for destructible enviornments,… Continue reading

E3 13: A Different Kind of Apocalypse in The Division

I don’t tend to get too excited when I see the name Tom Clancy attached to things, but The Division has sparked my interest. It’s a massively multiplayer, third person shooter with RPG elements set in a New York City ravaged by a pandemic of some sort. Not to worry, however as this is not… Continue reading

ETOO is Like E3 Minus One

Were you hoping to go to E3 but can’t because you lack the necessary credentials? Do you live in London? If so, than there happens to be an expo specifically for you! It’s called ETOO and well, that’s a really stupid name. Despite the sad attempt at a play on words, the idea itself seems… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Kickstarter Holodeck

If anyone can build the stepping stones to bringing the holodeck in real life, I trust in John Carmack. Also, I gotta say Conan’s Clueless Gamer series is really winning me over. Horrible Night Out – Hard and High was a success, thanks to all that made it out. Finally, it looks like Cole and… Continue reading

The Summer Hype Hangover

Video game conventions like PAX and E3 mainly serve one purpose: to get the game buying public excited about upcoming releases. The fact that you can get hands on time with games that are currently in development helps to build a buzz for both positive and negative experiences. The bad thing about E3, for gamers… Continue reading