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

One Answer: Why Should Video Games Be Thankful For You?

It’s Thanksgiving week here in the States, but worldwide everyone has plenty to be thankful for (I have the Facebook feed to prove it). But we haven’t heard from you, video games! Thank us now or we’ll force uncomfortable conversations on you about our political beliefs and our extended families non-life threatening medical issues. Here are… Continue reading

News and… Don’t Call It a Nintendo

Anyone who was of the Nintendo Power generation at one time in their life probably thought Nintendo was an infallible company. The Nintendo of the 80s/90s didn’t appear to be the out of touch Japanese company who passed out in their Wii money bin that we see today. Let’s just say the more time that passes the… Continue reading

Mega Headlines: Rekickstarted Buy Out Reversal

The best part about all of these Microsoft policy reversals, is that MS actually fixing obvious errors prior to the Xbox One’s release, reputation be damned. It may not totally right the ship or instill confidence in the company, but they are going to move more Xbox One’s this holiday season and getting off to… Continue reading

The Cursed Checkpoint #206b – The Michael Stearns StarQuail Interviews: E3 and Beyond

In episode 2 of a 4 part interview, Ethan continues talking with Michael Stearns of StarQuail Games and discusses E3, indie development, and the Oculus Rift. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline, or industry story. It features a rotating cast… Continue reading

Top Video Game Podcast of the Week #106 – The Lost Woods Test

Justin L is baffled by the complexity of Spin the Bottle and falls for another 2D platformer. Justin G kills some new zombie and gets fired for his hatred of the environment in Hyrule. Plus, Rambo, Bieber, and educational video games. Top Video Game Podcast of the Week – The interactive weekly gaming updates show… 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: 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

The Cursed Checkpoint #203 – Xbox One and Ghost Dogs

It is called the Xbox One and Microsoft built a giant tent to reveal the thing so the least we could do is podcast about it. Justin and Ethan react to the presentation and see how it has changed their anticipation of the next generation of gaming. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast… Continue reading