It Doesn’t Matter: You Fools! EA is not the Worst Company in America

In a weird sort of symmetry with March Madness the Consumerist, an “online resource for consumer-driven advice,” had its own tournament with brackets and everything. Their brackets pitted different companies in America against each other in an online vote to see which company would come out on bottom as the worst company in America. The… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Who Wants to Make Awesome?

A truly memorable week for fans of the industry with Double Fine shaking things up on the business side with a record setting Kickstarter project. Funny that Activision also announced this week that they’ve made more money than ever before. On Horrible Night we posted a triple dose of Gaming Crushes and a triple dose… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Category Nominations – The Horrible Show Live 121411

You can’t pick Games of the Year if you can’t categorize them correctly. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Josh went live to brainstorm category ideas with each other and the Horrible Night community. Who will win Best Obscure Category? Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow This show was recorded live on Twitch.tv. Live podcasts… Continue reading

Does November 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 120711

Justin, Cole, Justin, and Josh recap the major news stories of November and get completely jealous of the toys kids today get to collect. Activision gets multiple compliments, indie music is a hit, New Line wants to make a Rampage movie, and more. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Show Notes Cast: Justin… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Reviews Up, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right…

Our weekly recap is back on its feet. Follow along to our daily video game industry news highlights on the new Horrible Night Newswire page, we’ll recap the best of that list every Monday as usual. Not surprisingly this weeks headlines were dominated by many many reviews.  Here at HN, we went live and celebrated Thanksgiving… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: That’s Not Healthy

I jinxed it. Due to a glitch with our Shiny Objects feed, we only have a handful of articles to share this week. We could talk Google+ but why waste a headline? The Horrible Show returned to action this week while we dug through our backlog for inspiration for this week’s editorials where we found… Continue reading

I’ve Had Better: Prototype 2 Trailer

The original Prototype had all the makings of a huge success, but repetitive mission design and an unlikable protagonist prevented the game from attaining any lasting appeal. Radical Entertainment hopes to right their wrongs and produce a more competent package with Prototype 2. I take a look at a recent Prototype 2 trailer (above) to see if there any… Continue reading

Don’t Be That Guy: Rumor Troll

I love to speculate on the video game industry. I’m an imaginative guy and the potential of video games brings it out in me. I’m all for intelligent fanboy conversation, when that isn’t an oxymoron, and the conversations are productive. If you’re passionate about something and are informed, you are entitled to your opinion. However, I… Continue reading