Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Rated Review: Standard Setting Cyber-Expansion

To say I was excited when I first saw the trailer for Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon would be an understatement; blowing a load would be far more accurate. Yet this blown load wasn’t the normal load I’ve been known to blow in regards to the medium of electronic entertainment. This was a load that… Continue reading

ZombiU Game Curious Video: Or Don’t Survive

Oh look, Ubisoft made a launch game for a new console and it’s another zombie game. Before you write off ZombiU you may want to witness the struggles and screamgiggles that accompany some truly old-fashioned “survival horror” while taking notice of the best usage of the Wii U Gamepad. After all, you won’t die as… Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed III: Preparing to Tomahawk – The Cursed Checkpoint #128

Justin and Josh haven’t caught up on all of Desmond’s adventures, but they are just as excited about Assassin’s Creed III as the experienced, Brandon. Together they discuss what makes the hype from this yearly franchise so much more intriguing in 2012. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and… Continue reading

Ubisoft to Co-op with New Regency on Assassin’s Creed Movie

So it looks like the film adaptation of Assassin’s Creed is still in the works, which I’ll honestly say doesn’t excite me. I respect those of you that love that franchise and I really don’t want what happened to me with the Resident Evil movies happen to you. Regardless, New Regency will begin with a… Continue reading

Assassin’s Creed 3 DLC Season Pass is Going to Happen

Season passes are the latest rage from publishers and developers to lock you in to a season filled with content. Whether these passes come from programs like CoD Elite or standard season passes, it looks like Assassin’s Creed III is joining in. The US Playstation Store Update outed the season pass by mentioning you can get… Continue reading

Ubisoft Killing Its Always On DRM

I have to respect Ubisoft for its decision to retire the “always on” DRM software they’ve been using for some time now. When a company listens to its customers and realizes a change needs to be made and makes it, it shines a positive light. In a recent interview by Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Stephanie Perotti, Ubisoft’s worldwide director of online… Continue reading

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes Recoil Review: Form Up

My first introduction to Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes was on the Xbox Live Marketplace in April 2011. I downloaded the demo, gave it a couple of hours of attention, and I never pulled the trigger on the purchase. This puzzle RPG by Capybara Games looked good, but I didn’t know if I should… Continue reading

I Am Alive is Coming to PC, Hurray!?

I Am Alive, the survival themed third person shooter/stabber/sneaker will be coming to the PC on September 13th of this year (this is the European date). The game, which was available through XBLA and PSN back in March, won’t just be a direct port and is said to feature higher resolutions, a new easy difficulty setting as well as… Continue reading