The 2012 Grimmys: Not Entertained Award

Bad games come in many forms, but a disappointing game at one point showed promise. Unfortunately, this game not only failed to live up to its hype, it collapsed underneath it. Twisted Metal Hey, you know, Twisted Metal tried for a comeback, not only for its franchise, but for the car combat genre. Turns out… Continue reading

The Jack Spot – Super Gaming Best Friends Live #120

Josh loves the 2nd President of Japan’s butt, Justin escapes indecisiveness by fleeing to Saints Row, Cole would rather be punching Mike Tyson, and Ethan gets run offline by zombie drivers. Plus Dishonored, NFS: Most Wanted, 3DS praise and found footage. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Stay in the Ocean

You can almost feel the storm of major releases rising as news lately is filled with the last bits of confirming details about upcoming releases. We did get the final look at the Wii U’s launch lineup and some nice cooperation between console-to-PC releases and vice versa. Our crew is currently drowning in loot, but… Continue reading

Just Ask: The Season for a 3DS Upgrade

Question: My 5 year-old son and I enjoy spending time together playing his DS. He really enjoys the classic Super Mario World and The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. I also really enjoy that there are a lot of used games for the DS to choose from. We are not ready for the family to… Continue reading

Mario eShop Sale Leads into New Super Mario Bros 2 Release

Mario is going on sale to celebrate himself. New Super Mario Bros. 2 is coming to the 3DS on August 19th and Nintendo is discounting a handful of his eShop games. The sales are staggered up through the release of NSMB2, but the collection features some groundbreaking mobile Mario action. First up, Super Mario Bros… Continue reading

E3 12: Nintendo Press Conference – The Cursed Checkpoint #e312b

There were high expectations surrounding this year’s Nintendo E3 Press Conference. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Josh examine the Wii U features, 2D Mario games, plenty of Pikmin, and what the future of Nintendo looks like from here. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game,… Continue reading