Taking Offense: I Don’t Wanna Rebel

A couple of months ago, I picked up Rage because it was criminally underpriced for $15. While I was enjoying the heck out of the game, I basically ignored the story line because: vanilla. However, as I wrapped it up, it occurred to me that the entire game was based on the premise that the Authority… Continue reading

Counter Gaming: The Impact of Degenerative Gaming

Degenerative gaming’s impact was recently felt when the MLB 2K12 $1 million contest drew to a close. I may be a video game purist, but I don’t really like altering games to bend them to my will. At least this holds true in multiplayer and competitive settings. Writing this article was a struggle for me because I… Continue reading

Manis, Pedis, and Demons – Super Gaming Best Friends #109

Josh, Justin, Ethan and special guest, Deeto, kick back and relax to discuss the latest gossip on the right kind of mechs, hair demons, ORC DLC, AssCreeds, zombie shooters, being bad at MOBAs, live gaming and more. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on their latest video… Continue reading

Closet Competitiveness: My Secret Affair with High Scores

Our own EIC Justin Lacey wrote an excellent article a few weeks back about his difficulty with dedicating time to competitive gaming despite his competitive nature. It was a very well written article but in all honesty it didn’t speak to me on a personal level because frankly, I’m scared to death of competition. Conflicting… Continue reading

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters DLC Announced for June and Two More Later in 2012

The Battlefield 3: Close Quarters DLC expansion was announced for June 2012 at an EA event last night. There haven’t been any major DLC release since Back to Karkand was released in December 2011. Close Quarters will include four new maps and 10 weapons. There will be no new vehicles introduced as it’s speculated the maps will… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Local X Online Multiplayer

Another fighter is about to enter the ring with Street Fighter X Tekken. Which begs the question: do you prefer your multiplayer to be online only or local? Want in on the weekly conversation? Every Wednesday we pose a question on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. You can answer from Wednesdays through Mondays on Twitter with… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Ultimate Dark Twisted Space Kingdoms

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. It suddenly looks like we don’t have so much in common these days, but that should give you a few new ideas if… Continue reading

Tiffany or Debbie? – Super Gaming Best Friends #103

What does it mean to be a true renegade? Josh, Justin, Ethan, and Brandon confront robots from the future, elevators, evil residents, reckonings, battlefields, and huge effects to find out the secrets of 80’s pop stars. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on their latest video game… Continue reading

Meanwhile… But You Know, More Evil

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. There’s more than one way to play our favorite video games and this week we got a bit more creative. Brandon (H21) I’d… Continue reading

Pick More Flowers – Super Gaming Best Friends #101

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Super Gaming Best Friends. Josh, Justin and Ethan welcome Aaron to his first ever podcast and the best friends discuss what they do to pass time in Saints Row, rocket enemas, picking flowers, and playing MMO’s alone. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get… Continue reading