The Summer Hype Hangover

Video game conventions like PAX and E3 mainly serve one purpose: to get the game buying public excited about upcoming releases. The fact that you can get hands on time with games that are currently in development helps to build a buzz for both positive and negative experiences. The bad thing about E3, for gamers… Continue reading

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: 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

The E3 Experience: Technology Blows Minds, Falls Hard, Gets Up Again

The gamer in me has always had untouchable expectations when it comes to E3. It comes from reading about historical surprises like the Saturn launch that fueled a desire in me to want to be a part of the biggest stores in technology. This desire actually pushed a lot of my initial interest in the… Continue reading

Video Game MD: Xenoblade Chronicles

When I was a teenager, I kept a secret. In between my busy schedule of sports and girls, I wanted to save the world. I wanted to gather a group of my friends to go on an adventure with me. I don’t necessarily think that we fit in the classical archetypes seen in many Japanese… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

I don’t travel much. It’s not that I’m afraid to get out on the open water, it’s more like I don’t necessarily have the skills for travel. I tend to be a homebody but I’d love to go to distant lands. I’m a walking dichotomy. I know I need to get out in the world and… Continue reading

Gamecation Worthy – The Horrible Show #306 Live

Justin, Cole, Ethan and Josh turn to a live audience to determine what traits define gamecation worthy video games. From Square games to Irrational games, Dead Spaces to Noire stories these games have brought out the best and worst in gaming habits. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss… Continue reading