E3 and the Rest of 2012 – The Horrible Show Live #311

Now that the storm of E3 2012 is over Justin, Cole, Josh, Aaron and the chat audience recap their highlights and lowlights of the show. Afterwards they run down the must play games that are actually coming out this year. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a variety… Continue reading

E3 12: Microsoft Press Conference – The Cursed Checkpoint #e312a

Microsoft officially kicked off the E3 2012 press conferences and Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Josh thought they were ready. Once they recovered from a surprise Usher concert, a physical training session, and more they try and figure out what else happened. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about… Continue reading

Microsoft Plans for more Ads on Xbox Live

Ads have been around on Xbox Live since the last major Xbox Live dashboard update, and the reception of these ads have been mixed at best. Many have been vocal about their displeasure for paying for a service and being subjected to additional advertising. According to Microsoft, however, entertainment apps such as ESPN and Last.fm… Continue reading

New York Cracks Down on the Online Gaming of Sex Offenders

The New York attorney general’s office and a slew of gaming companies (including Blizzard, Sony and Microsoft) have joined forces to block thousands of convicted sexual predators from participating in online gaming. The campaign, known as “Operation: Game Over” utilizes a law that is already in place that requires sexual predators to register all online… Continue reading

Charlie Murder Trailer Promises Murderous Fun

While wondering the massive floor maze at Pax Prime ’11, one of my favorite surprises was stumbling across a little booth tucked away in the corner, showcasing a game that I didn’t even know was in the works. Ska Studios, famous for their ultra-violent beat ’em up series The Dishwasher, change things up and goes… Continue reading

Arcade Next Begins for XBLA on April 18th with Trials Evolution, Ends with Minecraft

The Xbox Live Arcade promotions must be going well as Microsoft has just announced a new grouping to go along with the House Party and Summer of Arcade promotions. Arcade Next begins on April 18th and seeks to bring another batch of exclusive (at least temporarily), quality (subjective) games to its popular downloadable video game… Continue reading

Skyward Sword of the Gunstringer: The State of Motion Games – The Cursed Checkpoint #105

Motion games played their best hand yet in 2011 with The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and The Gunstringer. Justin and Aaron relive the best and the worst of both games in order to determine where the genre goes from here. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews… Continue reading