Hard and Good Games – The Horrible Show Live #318

Justin, Josh, Ethan and Cole all agree that it is no small feat when a game that’s designed to be hard comes out to be just a fun and memorable as its more forgiving cousins. They discuss the intricacies that separate the hard games from the cruel games. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial… Continue reading

PSN Bringing Discounted Day 1 Digital Retail Releases in October

Sony came out swinging earlier than I expected in an issue that I assumed we’d to have to wait until the next console cycle to come to pass. Digital downloads of major retail console video game releases on the same day as their in-store release will be a reality on PSN in October. Not only… Continue reading

Games of September Rile Up the Deuces

Finally, a month full of video game releases worth talking about. Start selling what your momma gave you because this is only the beginning of what the rest of 2012 has to offer. We woke up the staff to find out which games they will be playing this month. Check out the our hand selected… Continue reading

Dyad Review: Chariot of Lasers

Drooling out of the side of my mouth with eyes wide open, it’s clear to me that Dyad is an experience that’s tricky to describe. Sometimes it’s a racer and you’re up against the clock, but other times it’s an arcade puzzler and your goal is precision. The commonality found between them is that Dyad… Continue reading

Pinball FX2: Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles Game Curious Video: Balls! Smash!

I think the last video game pinball game I played may have been on the NES. Recently though, pinball apps have started growing in popularity on every system imaginable. Personally, I had thought about trying some of the classic pinball ports on iOS, but hadn’t pulled the trigger. I had completely written off the chance… Continue reading

Rock Band Blitz Gives an Encore Performance Starting on Aug 28

Before Harmonix brought plastic guitars to your living room, it made a few different music games entirely. Some PlayStation 2 owners fondly remember FreQuency and Amplitude as two of the more unique music experiences available in gaming. While no sequels look likely for those games anytime soon, Harmonix has a few tricks up its sleeve… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Shank You for Getting to the Point

Shank may not have had the most engaging storyline in gaming nor was it the most varied brawler, but sometimes narrative depth and endless variety gets in the way of what’s really important. Should you be caught up in a situation where someone needs their head beat in or removed entirely, I’m pretty sure you’d be more concerned with fueling up… Continue reading

Dungeon Defenders with DLC Recoil Review: The Loot Keeps Coming

Back in October, I got sucked into the action/RPG/tower defense game Dungeon Defenders. While my dedication to the game ebbed and flowed throughout the jam-packed insanity of Epic Release Fall and the subsequent holiday season, it’s been a great game to fall back on and I’ve been happy to see that Trendy Entertainment has kept… Continue reading

Should I Play The Walking Dead: Episode 1? – The Cursed Checkpoint #115

Ethan has been a bit outspoken against The Walking Dead episodes prior to their release, and Justin and Brandon couldn’t be happier with the series after the first episode. Can they convince Ethan and his ilk to stick with the series? The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews… Continue reading

Shoot Many Robots Reflex Review: Just Keep Shooting

Recently, I’ve been going through a stage where I was worn out on the deep gaming experiences and found myself craving the classical fare of simple games with little-to-no story and plenty of action. Shoot Many Robots, coincidentally came out at the height of this period. Normally, I would write a reflex review soon after my… Continue reading