Games of Our Wives: The Sims 3

Like the other guys, I’m very lucky to be in a relationship with someone who tolerates the amount of time I spend either playing video games or writing/talking about them. And like a lot of… non-traditional gamers, my fiance plays some casual games on her iPad (yes, I’m marrying an Apple-user) every once in a while, but with… Continue reading

Gears of War 3 Review: Two is Company, Three is a Crowd (of Sweetasticness)

So let’s get the obvious points out of the way first. As expected, Gears of War 3 still looks amazing, plays well and sounds incredible. The real question is whether there is enough in this package to end the series on a high note or will it join the others that have suffered the fate… Continue reading

Five Fight: Games We Suck At – The Horrible Show Live 092811

Our first live video podcast brings Justin, Ethan, Cole, Justin, and Josh out of the shadows to reveal their Top 5 games that they suck at. Mario would be disappointed in all of us as Justin finds a way to be terrible at a game that isn’t a game. Send in your questions to… Continue reading

It’s No Longer in the Game

Healthy competition has helped grow the game industry into what it is today. This growth spawned fantastic debates like Mario vs Sonic. Rivalries have resulted in the premature death of genres like guitar games, but there is a genre within the industry that desperately needs more competition and that is sports games. Exclusivity is king Just six short… Continue reading

Gaming Connoisseur: Tired of Being a Human? Be a Monster!

Being a monster is a loophole in my “always the good guy” gameplay routine. Monsters HAVE to destroy cities and eat humans (even babies, sorry, from their vantage point they can’t tell the size difference) as it’s part of the natural order. Without monsters, humans would go unchecked and overpopulate the Earth, causing environmental catastrophes that… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Gut Check on Upcoming Releases Fall 2011

Joined by our friend Brandon (H21) from we want to know what you know. Between E3, Gamescom, and PAX there has been plenty of new info on upcoming releases, this week let’s talk through any recent changes to your must buy or will not buy lists and what made you change your mind? Ethan (Wizardtrain187)… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Super Mario Kart

Racing is a part of the American psyche. People spend thousands of dollars every year to follow their favorite driver around the country. It also has a huge presence on television with an entire network dedicated to racing. But what about the non-regulatory racing that is also out there? This is where I thrive and… Continue reading

Serious Sam: Double D Reflex Review by Serious Sam

A shot of whiskey, 3 cans of Red Bull and a rare T-bone steak, the breakfast of champions. You’re probably eating oatmeal or Kashi while you read this, which is a great start for a teacher or mid-level corporate executive but would barely carry you through the first wave of monsters that I deal with… Continue reading

Two Guys, One Space Pirate Game: An Interview with SPAZ Creators MinMax Games

Tandem bicycling, piggy back rides, three legged races, all activities best suited to the combined efforts of two individuals. You can add game development on an epic scope to that group of activities as MinMax Games, creators of the newly released Space Pirates and Zombies, shows that two dedicated Canadians can make a game that’s… Continue reading

16-Bit Glory – The Horrible Show 082411

In celebration of the 20th birthday of the SNES, Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Josh relive their favorites, their mistakes, and guilty pleasures of the 16-bit era. From Yoshi’s Island to multiple Jurassic Park games one thing is certain, Ethan sucks. Send in your questions to or @TheHorribleShow Long Description Coming Soon Show Notes Cast:… Continue reading