Indie Game: The Movie Comes to Indianapolis on May 23

We were happy to reveal some exciting news for indie game and indie film fans in the Indianapolis area last night on The Horrible Show. Thanks to the sponsorship of the Canadian Consulate and our friends at Indy Film Fest and the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indie Game: The Movie will have an exclusive screening… Continue reading

You Fools! The Game is Smarter Than Me – The Horrible Show #308 Live

Video games are normally rewarding and entertaining, but there are those moments when they turn on you and make you feel dumb. Justin, Cole, Ethan and Josh are pretty familiar with that feeling and open up about some of their low moments in gaming. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of as… Continue reading

Share Your Coconut Water – Super Gaming Best Friends #107

Giant robots engaged in an eternal battle give Josh, Justin, Ethan and Aaron more than enough reasons to try to figure out what exactly a Xenoblade is. Plus, is Fez fun, what can you see with a blacklight, and in depth Prototype fashion analysis. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends… Continue reading

ThanksGaming Feast 2011 – The Horrible Show Live 110911

The live podcast is back with good intentions that predictably fall like a soggy nacho. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh assemble their lists of games to be thankful for, while the live chat helps us select the best gaming meal from the nominees. Send in your questions to or @TheHorribleShow This show was… Continue reading

Limits are Advantages for Indie Developers

Over the last few months, I’ve been engrossed with a wide sampling of games from independent studios. From strategic zombie evacuation in Atom Zombie Smasher to alien planet exploration with Capsized, I’ve played across the genre spectrum including a few titles that fit multiple molds and some that fit none at all. This comes conveniently… Continue reading

2011 Independent Games Festival Finalists Announced

Great indie games are always a welcome surprise when you find them, but it’s always nicer when they find you. The Independent Games Festival (IGF) celebrates the most influential indie games in the industry and has narrowed down the finalists (from over 400 entries) for their main competition. Now in it’s 13th year, the IGF… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Professional Guessing

Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry. Some make it on the site as headlines, and the articles that just miss the cut end up in the Shiny Objects feed which can be viewed here (or on the sidebar of the site) and subscribed to here. Every Monday… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 08-04-10: Does July 2010 Matter?

Back in the present, it’s time to look at the headlines of the past month of July. Justin, Cole, and Ethan weigh the long term impact of Carmine’s mortality, Kinect’s pricing, the Zelda timeline, and our favorite NBA Jam catch phrase impressions. Send in your questions to or @TheHorribleShow We’ve been living in the past…… Continue reading

Meanwhile… StarCraft II Is Good, That’s Our Review

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. The searching around for a game to hold our attention seems to have paid off. Everyone is engrossed in something unexpected. Just… Continue reading