The Cursed Checkpoint #301 – Lessons of Loot and Diablo

Forget the expansion, Justin and Aaron are drowning in loot 2.0 lust. But how long will it last or is this just another temporary outbreak. They look at the rest of the genre for answers. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news… Continue reading

The Horrible Show #501 – Aim Higher

Justin, Ethan, and Aaron break in a new format for The Horrible Show. Good decisions, bad decisions, game pitches, no one is passing judgment here, but we should probably apologize to The Wolf Among Us, Castle Doctrine, Beyond: Two Souls and more. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a… Continue reading

Gritty is the New Pretty: The Aesthetics of Grim Dawn

While I definitely like to “ohh” and “ahh” at the beautiful scenery and imaginative creatures I tend to find in fantasy games, I’ve recently found myself adrift in an ocean of cuteness. In a world where netting a wide audience is more important than satisfying a niche, cute has settled in as the status quo…. Continue reading

Wizardtrain187’s Games of The Year 2013

2013 has been a strange year for me for gaming. I’ve found myself especially distracted by Steam Early Access and other programs that allow me to play games in their alpha or beta stage, thus my time with full releases has been somewhat limited. Additionally, I found myself anticipating releases more than actually playing those… Continue reading

Night Force Action Report #120 – Become the Tutorial

Not only can Ethan make a nice bird, but he appreciates history and always saves room for more zombies. Justin can’t cook but he more than makes up with it with his passing and dungeon puzzle solving abilities. Plus Grim Dawn and Valdis Story. Night Force Action Report – The editorial video game podcast where… Continue reading