Tiny Barbarian DX Interview with Michael Stearns – The Cursed Checkpoint #129

Tiny Barbarian DX is an action platformer made with a serving of retro gaming respect and a dollop of Conan the Barbarian. Ethan Moses speaks with creator Michael Stearns about the game, indie game development, and his views on Kickstarter/Greenlight. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a… Continue reading

Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden Sequel Gets Funded Super Fast

If you thought the Hoopz Barkely saga could be contained to one game, you’re both sadly mistaken and incredibly stupid…this beast is a multi-parter. For those that have no idea what I’m talking about, Barkley, Shut Up And Jam: Gaiden was a game about Charles Barkley surviving in a cyberpocalypse while trying to clear his name… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Clever Nickname Day of the Week

Two things mattered last week, last minute reviews, and sales. Hope you made some wise decisions while we were in recovery mode during a short holiday week. Last Week’s Headlines Hitman: Absolution is the latest more-sequel Star Citizen breaks Kickstarter’s gaming record Planetside 2 has launched Adventure Time knows its audience ZombiU just asks you… Continue reading

Obsidian Sets Kickstarter Funding Record with Project Eternity

People apparently love their isometric RPG’s because Obsidian just reset the Kickstarter records in raising $3.98 million for its upcoming Project Eternity. Inspired by the likes of Baldur’s Gate, Icewind Dale, and Planescape: Torment, Project Eternity promises a rich world for questing and real-time tactical party combat with a pause system. Obsidian’s pedigree cannot be denied… Continue reading

Radio Waves for 10/12/12

It’s a big release week for games. Even the people under rocks know that games came out this week and people want them. There’s quite a variety as the releases range from alien-domination sims to 8-bit retro action. Also Pokemon, but maybe that’s just my thing. Until my self-started husky-drawn taco delivery wagon idea becomes… Continue reading

Dead State is Funded, Zombie Fever to Follow

DoubleBear Productions’ zombie RPG Dead State has hit its Kickstarter goal of $150,000.00 thus giving everyone who’s sick and tired of zombies something to groan about. Should you be one of those aforementioned folks, you should probably rethink your hostility because from the looks of it, Dead State is doing quite a bit to separate itself from the… Continue reading

Hey! Help! Epic Mario Lego Project

LEGO based video game projects are pretty widespread these days as you can search online to find just about any iconic character or item rendered with everyone’s favorite building blocks. Zachary Pollock is dreaming a bit bigger with his LEGO project and he needs some Kickstarter help to make it happen. Zach’s goal is to… Continue reading