Power Rankings: The Assassin’s Creed Series

I’ve been riding alongside the assassins since the beginning. I’ve grown accustomed to the iconic look of Altair’s signature assassin garb as the series hurdled its way toward the modern age. Whenever someone mentions templars, I can’t help but look into an invisible camera and mutter that I hate those guys. With last year’s releases of… 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

Backlog Commandos – The Horrible Show Live #317

The video game backlog is always there, always daunting, sometimes mocking, never flinching, but often spectacular. Justin, Cole, and Josh discuss techniques for navigating their backlog, their greatest discoveries, and games they wish had stayed buried. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a variety of entertainment-focused video game… Continue reading

How You Play the Game: One Assassin You Can’t Predict

With my target identified I rubbed my fingertips over the end of the hidden blade inside my sleeve and move silently through the crowd. Instead of working against the grain I followed a crowd of people hoping they’d take me to my target without him noticing me. Suddenly my friendly cloaking device of people shifted… Continue reading

The Thing About Arcade Expos – The Horrible Show #305

Justin, Cole, and Ethan recap their experience at the Louisville Arcade Expo – games from every era, lots of pinball and amazing people. Plus, they react to the Assassin’s Creed 3 trailer, talk XCOM and more. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a variety of entertainment-focused video game… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Failed at 2010

Our gaming backlogs continue to be a popular topic of discussion, and as we come close to the end of another year and with it hopes of better gaming habits next year, what happened to all of those 2010 games we said we’d finish this year? Want in on the weekly conversation? Every Wednesday we… Continue reading

Horribly Awesome Deals of the Week: Over a Hundred Cheap Games

Oh crap, it’s Thursday again which means I have to clean out the kitty litter and take out the trash. It also means that my video game compilation list is live and ready to infest your brain then empty or pocket book. Mr. Deal Hunter Gamefly Blowout Sale (Ends 9/19/2011) – Gamefly for Up to… Continue reading

Meanwhile… It’s a Start

Meanwhile… we’ve actually been playing games. Each week we recap our recent gaming experiences and tell you what we’re looking forward to, so you can use your time more wisely than we have. Probably our least ADD week since we started keeping track of what we are playing. Brandon from InGamingWeTrust.com is done stabbing dudes… Continue reading

What We Are Playing June 2011 – The Horrible Show 062911

Surprisingly, June turned out to be a hell of a month for gaming. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Justin run through their standout games and answer questions about Trenched, Crysis 2, Borderlands, Shadows of the Damned and others. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow We’ve been complaining a lot lately about our backlog of… Continue reading