The Horrible Show 07-28-10 Cursed: Defending Your Downloadable Dollars

The Horrible ShowHow much is that downloadable game worth to you? Justin, Cole, Ethan, Christina, and Tommy audit the true value of TMNT: Turtles in Time Reshelled, Castle Crashers, Shadow Complex, Limbo, and Braid, after admitting their favorite embarassing game. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow

The release of Limbo last week raised a familiar debate about the seemingly random pricing of downloadable titles. The Cursed attempt to make some sense of it by discussing and comparing notable games from the XBLA library, and decide whose opinion is correct. Threesomes of the Week returns to promote piracy and ambient Halloween music. Our On the Spot question: What is the most embarrassing game you have ever loved? In the end, we also show some love to PlayStation Network titles, and try and get Hollywood moving on some of our anticipated video game based movies.

Show Notes

Cast:
JDevL, Colefacekilla, Wizardtrain187, Jadetiger CG, BlueAwesome

Guide:
Intro and Off-topic – (00:25 – 17:52)
On the Spot Question – (18:05 – 24:32)
Debate a Game: The Value of Downloads – (24:38 – 56:45)
TMNT Reshelled – (26:12 – 31:48)
Castle Crashers – (31:50 – 36:50)
Shadow Complex – (36:55 – 41:50)
Limbo – (41:57 – 48:38)
Braid – (48:39 – 56:45)
HorribleNight.com Updates – (56:50 – 57:37)
Parting Words – (57:43 – 1:05:40)

Games:
Wii Sports, Revolution X, Bubsy in: Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger, KinectimalsNoby Noby BoyLimbo, Braid, TMNT: Turtles in Time Reshelled, TMNT II: The Arcade Game, Castle Crashers, King Arthur & the Knights of Justice, Shadow Complex, Super Metroid, Toy Soldiers, Flower, Joe Danger, Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night ,King Arthur and the Knights of Justice

Threesomes of the Week:
Video: Inception, Pushing Daisies, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Black Dynamite, Surrogates, Shutter Island
Music: Vampire Weekend, Midnight Syndicate, Avenged Sevenfold – Nightmare
Games: Just Cause 2, Crackdown 2, StarCraft II, Mass Effect, Limbo

References:
SurfTheChannel.com, Green ManJoseph Gordon Levitt, as the Riddler?, Newgrounds.comNolan NorthSoulja Boy Plays Braid, Gears of War Movie TroublesDistrict 9, WoW Movie Progress

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