Top Video Game Podcast of the Week #109 – Classic Phil

Justin deals with some newer space invaders and doesn’t know what to make of Nintendo or Square Enix. Coop is all about Indie Game: The Movie Special Edition, just like Phil Fish planned. Plus trading card rules. Top Video Game Podcast of the Week – The interactive weekly gaming updates show featuring the games of… Continue reading

Top Video Game Podcast of the Week #107 – Snarl School

Justin is absolutely crushed by Mega Man, but uplifted by The Ultimate Warrior. Cole goes back to RPG school on his Vita and hopes that Nintendo is learning a few lessons. Plus the Steam Sale, EVO, and go see Pacific Rim. Top Video Game Podcast of the Week – The interactive weekly gaming updates show… 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

Top Video Game Podcast of the Week #101 – Free to Awesome

Justin and Cole kick off a brand new podcast series by running on all of the walls with warframes and failing in front of the next generation. Plus, Nintendo, Denis Dyack, Dust: An Elysian Tail, Double Fine, and Next Xbox predictions. Top Video Game Podcast of the Week – The interactive weekly gaming updates show… Continue reading

Mega Headlines: Mario is Turning into a Clueless Jerk

I don’t know why I take Nintendo so personally, but there’s a special kind of angst that grows every time I go home and see my Wii U after Nintendo makes any announcements. Distracting myself with two of the SNES’s best games will only get you so far after you step on your fans, and… Continue reading

Hey! Buy! Steampunk NES Controller Coffee Table

Being crafty in real life isn’t much of my thing. Hell, I struggle at crafty sidejobs within the games themselves. I don’t know how you start down the path of creating a Steampunk NES Controller Coffee Table, but I’m glad the team at Bohemian Workbench did just that. Even more fascinating is individual pieces used… Continue reading

Horrible Times #416: The New Past

It has been a timewarp around games recently, I thought we were on the cusp of a new generation. I guess leave it to a Nintendo news week to take you back to the classics, but I don’t know if that magic is working anymore Big N. I will say I’m feeling better about the… Continue reading

Horrible Times #415: The Deal With It

We’ll never really know what happened behind the scenes of Adam Orth’s resignation at Microsoft. Sure his #dealwithit comment was a bit misguided, but it was also mostly true. Whether or not the next Xbox is always online or online only, our devices are more connected every day. Fighting it is a bit futile. Beyond… Continue reading

Video Game Memory Leak: Donkey Kong

Everyone knows Donkey Kong. I thought I knew Donkey Kong before King of Kong reignited everyone’s appreciation for the classic arcade game. Apparently, I never got very far in the game because the big monkey had a few surprises for me when we got reacquainted recently for a week long company arcade tournament. The hammer… Continue reading