Gamer’s Journey: The Sports Game Fanatic

I have been hiding something inside me since I started writing for Horrible Night. I have been hiding a secret that may not be very well-known. I may have even been hiding it from myself. I have been hiding that I love sports games. I play them for hours on end with no remorse. Early… Continue reading

It Doesn’t Matter: Remakes and Reboots are Good for Gaming

News recently leaked out that Halo 2 was in the process of getting an HD makeover, much like Halo: Combat Evolved last year. This rumor was, of course, later denied, but got me thinking about the benefits of remakes and reboots for a variety of reasons: They have been going on longer than we are willing… Continue reading

Fez Patch “Good Enough” for Microsoft

Do you remember the Fez patch that reportedly was destroying saves for some players? Do you also remember that this patch was pulled shortly after being placed on XBL? Well, everyone rejoice because the save killing patch is returning! In a recent post on the Poytron site, Phil Fish declared that the save issues were… Continue reading

Just 5 More Minutes: Tecmo Super Bowl

On draft day, a lot of prospects were compared to the great football players of yesteryear. When we talk about the greatest football games of all time, nothing compares to Tecmo Super Bowl, a game released just a little over 20 years ago. Simple is best Tecmo Super Bowl is the gold standard when it comes… Continue reading

Gamecations: Classic Game Tourism Guide

There are a plethora of websites online that specialize in reviewing and rating vacation destinations. When it comes to taking a digital or video game vacation there are no useful resources to assist in planning, which is why I have compiled a small list of classic digital vacation hot spots that you may (or may… Continue reading

Gaming Regrets: Dosage of Indie Games

There are periods where the indie genre commands attention. In 2011, the debut album Torches by Foster the People is nominated for Best Alternative Music album at the Grammys, The Artist won the Golden Globe for Best Picture Musical or Comedy (and is expected to receive many Oscar nominations), and a little game called Bastion made several top ten games of 2011 lists from… Continue reading

Microsoft Improves Indie Games Platform Slightly

  Microsoft may be making a resolution to be friendlier to Indie Games in 2012, the XNA Game Studio team recently announced via their several new changes to the Indie Games system. Changes include: Indie game size increased from 150 MB to 500 MB Developers may charge 80 MS Points for any game up to 150… Continue reading