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

Fifty Shades of Dragon – Super Gaming Best Friends #113

Josh, Justin, and Ethan invite Cole along for cave adventures, a crowded classic, an erotic but secret world, a different zombie island, demon hugs, portrait ruining, sluggo introductions, and a global offensive. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on their latest video game adventures and then get… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Like It Should Be

A large company tried to shut down our Shiniest Objects lifeblood, but we will survive! This week, gaming’s biggest franchise returns, studio troubles and acquisitions, plus that war game sold a lot. We started off our week kinda scared from the best holiday, confused by our lack of game type, and left you with home… Continue reading

Stop Getting Real

The technological advancements video game developers are achieving are downright astounding. Look at L.A. Noire. Just released last week, the facial animation details in each character is like looking at a real human being. Even an expert on Asperger’s Syndrome believes the game can be used by sufferers to aid in recognizing lying and other deceits they… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: The Next Video Game TV Series

The Red Faction franchise is gearing up for its next game release and the TV series. Surprisingly, the trailer for the show doesn’t look terrible. What other game franchise would you like to see get a TV series? No cartoons, and no Mass Effect (because, well, we already know that would be sweet). Ben (EndlessBen) Oh… Continue reading

Games Need Women – The Horrible Show 033011

We recently uncovered an issue about online gaming that stung us as gamers. Justin, Cole, Gifford, and Christina revisit FatUglyOrSlutty.com and try to get to source of the offensive behavior girl gamers endure just to play their favorite games. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow It felt odd a few episodes ago to have… Continue reading

Mail This: Quit Wasting My Time With Broken Collectibles

Dear Muse for Video Game Developers, It’s been years since the first time this little issue resulted in my first smashed Sega Genesis controller and yet you continue to shirk your duties in reminding your charges that fixing it is easily done, would keep thousands of controllers from wanton, senseless destruction and save literally hundreds of… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Are You A Completionist?

We’ve talked a lot about achievement whoring, but I want to talk to your inner-completionist. Tell me about the games that you beat time and time again and discovered every last glitchy corner of. JDevL There’s a definitive moment when you decide to complete a game instead of merely finishing it. The first time I… Continue reading