Evolve Makes 4v1 Look Good From Both Sides

Turtle Rock, the developers behind Left 4 Dead definitely shook up the the multiplayer genre once before, and its next game, Evolve, may do so again. I’m a sucker for Danzig and Predator references so I stood no chance against the reveal trailer, but the gameplay demo below may have sealed my fate. On one… Continue reading

Preparing Cole for the 2013 Grimmys – The Cursed Checkpoint #208

Just because he has been quiet doesn’t mean Cole hasn’t been gaming. He spills his gaming library to Justin as they discuss the next gen consoles, 2013’s greatest hits, and the effects of Tomb Raider, BioShock Infinite, and Gone Home. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a… Continue reading

Night Force Action Report #119 – Jam Jam

Enough negativity, let’s jam. Josh relives his truckin nights at Gunpoint. Ethan has No More Room in Hell for any more aliens within. Justin finishes infinite just in time to report in from the next generation. Plus cat nightmares. Night Force Action Report – The editorial video game podcast where the HorribleNight.com cast gets caught… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Launch Game Decisions Before PS4 Launch Day

It was bound to happen, those of us with PS4 preorders are starting to get shaky knees whether from excitement or being nervous about their decision. REPLY TO ALL – The Horrible Night contributors answer gaming questions and try to determine who has the right opinion. For those of you who are participating in the launch… 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

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

Top Video Game Podcast of the Week #102 – Overfocused

Justin, Aaron, and Justin G will not allow puppy poop to prevent this podcast. Justin G wants to know who the Xbox One reveal was for, Aaron is just happy that Guild Wars 2 let him go long enough to talk, and Justin wants more Double Fine Kickstarters. Top Video Game Podcast of the Week… Continue reading

More! Battlefield! Metal Gear Solid! Trailers!

GDC is certainly bringing the noise this year, surprisingly so for the most introspective of the major industry conferences. Of course when you have new tech, who wouldn’t want to show it off. EA and Konami certainly do so after feigning surprise at their worst kept secrets let’s bask in the explosive glow of a… Continue reading