E3 12: Dead Space 3 Trailer

There aren’t very many games out there that can make a grown main soil himself. The original Dead Space is one of the leading contenders. I’ll openly admit that I jumped like a little girl many times through my first play through, and loved every minute of it. EA started off their press conference with a… Continue reading

E3 12: Third Party Party – The Cursed Checkpoint #e312d

All of the attention turns to the games of E3 2012 as Justin, Ethan, and Josh recap the Konami, EA, and Ubisoft press conferences. There are also plenty of other games to talk about outside of the conferences including the best looking game of E3. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Shank You for Getting to the Point

Shank may not have had the most engaging storyline in gaming nor was it the most varied brawler, but sometimes narrative depth and endless variety gets in the way of what’s really important. Should you be caught up in a situation where someone needs their head beat in or removed entirely, I’m pretty sure you’d be more concerned with fueling up… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Every Action

We are still sorting through the bevy or previews that were streaming out of PAX East. Before that for better or worse EA dominated the headlines once again and Kickstarter resurrected another franchise.The Horrible Show took the week off, our You Fools! monthly editorial series debuted and we offer up our preview of April’s new releases. Every… Continue reading

It Doesn’t Matter: You Fools! EA is not the Worst Company in America

In a weird sort of symmetry with March Madness the Consumerist, an “online resource for consumer-driven advice,” had its own tournament with brackets and everything. Their brackets pitted different companies in America against each other in an online vote to see which company would come out on bottom as the worst company in America. The… Continue reading

Mass Effect 3: The Reviewcast – The Cursed Checkpoint #112

Not content with just a singular review of Mass Effect 3 on HorribleNight.com. Brandon, Justin and Aaron take time to reflect on their own space adventures and decide if Mass Effect 3 is a must play or nice-to-play game. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: No, We Heard You

Outside of the effects of massive game worlds ending, a few storied franchises got new life breathed into their latest releases. Horrible highlights included Ethan’s video debut at the Louisville Arcade Expo and some of our staff making a Boring game. Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items… Continue reading

SSX Review: Weathering the Extreme

Imagine chilling harsh winds, steep mountainsides of fresh snow and ice, and treacherous drops into foggy pits that probably contain all sorts of unfriendly jagged rocks. This all sounds like something I would hate to contend with during the cold winter season, yet SSX turns all of these undesirable conditions into a spectacle of flashy… Continue reading

SimCity Returns in 2013 with Social Flow

SimCity is making a comeback! The latest installment of the “Sim” franchise is set to hit sometime in 2013, but details are sparce outside of some information regarding multiplayer and the mechanic called “Social Flow” which is said to allow players to change areas around them based on their choices. One thing that is pretty obvious from… Continue reading

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Reflex Review – The Cursed Checkpoint #109

Justin, Cole and Aaron report back about their ongoing adventures in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. They try their best to avoid puns about fate in regards to making recommendations on who may or may not enjoy the game. Will their loot lust win out? The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on… Continue reading