Horrible Times #403: The Nice Spartans

Video games took a beating last week. Same old story exacerbated by an idiotic publisher, so it was nice to be reminded by Bungie that this is an industry full of good people. Bungie’s team went out of its way to cheer up a child who had just endured a liver transplant. The pictures are… Continue reading

Gaming Lifestyle: You’re a Gamer? – The Cursed Checkpoint #122

As far as video games have come, gamers still find themselves on the defensive about their hobby. Brandon, Justin, and Cole discuss how they explain gaming to non-gamers and discover truths and opinions about why they are asked those questions. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a… Continue reading

Lollipop Chainsaw Review: Fun is my Favorite Flavor

Lollipop Chainsaw exposes our internal need for something a bit mindless and fun. In a time when games are going great lengths to become big blockbuster events, Lollipop is exactly the opposite. It knows its audience. It knows what it really is shooting for which is to give you a good time playing a video game…. Continue reading

Lollipop Chainsaw Game Curious Video: Just Add Sparkles

Lollipop Chainsaw and its ridiculous premise of a high school cheerleader zombie hunter with a chainsaw opens itself up to plenty of room for criticism. I do not much care for overanalysis of Grasshopper Manufacture’s stylistic decisions as I usually find them tongue-in-cheek and hilarious. I already know that I’m going to be comically entertained. What… Continue reading

Lollipop Chainsaw Contains Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n Roll in Addition to Cheerleaders and Zombies

One view of the latest and most mature (by immature adult content standards) Lollipop Chainsaw trailer (above) should be enough to let you know whether or not Suda 51’s upcoming zombie action title is for you since it’s about as subtle as a chainsaw through your torso. The Grindhouse inspired trailer will either force you… Continue reading