Horrible Times #411: The Grind is Chewy

Video game public relations has to either be a thankless job or they just have the wrong people in place. When we aren’t cleaning up from the previous debacle, we have new name-calling, copyright arguments, and all around cannibalistic behavior. Which is why when I see any company tell it like it is and offer… Continue reading

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate Demo Impressions: Heavy Adventure

I really wish I could clear my head when approaching Castlevania games, but I do have a bit of history with the series. Thankfully, I was able to put aside my initial issues with Lords of Shadow and enjoy a great new take on a Castlevania adventure. However, now MercurySteam is taking on the 2D… Continue reading

Radio Waves for 11/21/12

Six years ago, Nintendo put out the oddly named and motion-based Wii console. Back then, it was a curious piece of hardware that begged players to get off their butts and valid the existence of mimes around the world, swinging at imaginary tennis balls and throwing punches at cartoon avatars until they crumpled into disturbing… Continue reading

Skipper’s Wheel of Shame – Super Gaming Best Friends #118

Saddle up because the SGBF’s of Josh, Justin and Cole are going to take you on a ride to both sets of Borderlands, onward to a pomeranian jungle, with a quick stop to watch steampunk fight the devil, before finally leaving you for a shiny new 3DS XL. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible… Continue reading

Game Dating with Balls – Super Gaming Best Friends #115

Josh, Ethan and Justin invite Aaron along to work on their relationship skills through snarky D&D, building villages, killing orcs, dropping dreams, hearing geometry, wing manning for weasels, transforming, taking back the crazy city, and more. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on their latest video game… Continue reading

Just Ask: The Season for a 3DS Upgrade

Question: My 5 year-old son and I enjoy spending time together playing his DS. He really enjoys the classic Super Mario World and The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks. I also really enjoy that there are a lot of used games for the DS to choose from. We are not ready for the family to… Continue reading

The Rhythm of Skipping – Super Gaming Best Friends #114

Josh reconvenes the SGBF with Justin and Ethan to discuss space pets, skateboarding fatigue, acrobatic princes, mmo acronyms, ninja gaiden appreciation, pinning balls, pulling mo’s, and gaming around the olympics. Skipping prowess not required. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on their latest video game adventures and… Continue reading

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Review: Rock of Fantasies

If there was ever an aspect of gaming that was most likely to leave an impression, I’d argue that the #1 answer would be the soundtracks. A game’s music can speak volumes about its tone, world and characters. Some of gaming’s best soundtracks can easily stick with you for years or even a lifetime. That… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: I See the Problem Here

It’s nice to see Australia grow up a little bit, while Nintendo continues to hammer home that size does matter. Brandon and Justin G kicked off a new Q&A series, Just Ask, and SGBF returned from a 3 week break. Last Week’s Headlines Australia finally matures its video game ratings system Saints Row 3 Expansion… Continue reading