What We Are Playing March 2011 – The Horrible Show 032311

After a few retro episodes, it’s all about the games of today this week. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Gifford talk through the highs and lows of Torchlight, Dawn of War II: Retribution, Hard Corps: Uprising, Bulletstorm and say goodbye to a 360 soldier. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow It’s time to get… Continue reading

Think of the Children: Historical Stories – The Horrible Show 031611

Our Think of the Children series continues with analysis of the best stories of the NES and SNES eras. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Gifford, and our guest, Craig reflect on Zeldas, Metroids, Quests, and soft Squares while forgetting your favorite game. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow It’s been a while since The Horrible… Continue reading

Meanwhile… No Charlie Sheen References

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. Ethan heads into the back catalog for some great er… good first person shooting action with Far Cry 2. Our guest this… Continue reading

Does February 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 030211

Welcome to March, let’s look back at February. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Gifford scan the headlines and defend girl gamers in their own way, look forward to Gears 3, love on Telltale, read wonderful stories from the ESRB, and learn about hedonism. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow February has officially taken care… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Wii Don’t Party Like That

Being baffled by a game I will never play, overshadowed some release date announcements this week. Killing seemed to be the unintentional theme of the week on Horrible Night, sorry for the mess. Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry. Some make it on the site… Continue reading

Killzone 3 Demo is Squeezable but not Soft

If Bulletstorm doesn’t soak up all of your attention in February, you might want to check out Sony’s 3rd installment to the well-known and exclusive Killzone series. I’ve always had a soft spot for Killzone.  I think it stems back from not owning an original xbox and having access to Halo: Combat Evolved. Killzone was… Continue reading

Defend the Offenders – The Horrible Show 02-23-11

Ironically, Justin, Cole, Ethan, Gifford, and Christina are on their best behavior this week when discussing offensive games over the years. Nothing like a conversation about Splatterhouse, BMX XXX, and Gears of War to bring out the best in people. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow With video games under fire once again,… Continue reading

Meanwhile… The Uprising Cometh

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 seems like everyone is playing the new version of “Contra” and enjoying it despite it’s frustrations. Except for Ethan, who is… Continue reading

Not Playing Video Games Can Kill

The talking heads in our culture like to dissuade others from partaking in certain activities by making outrageous claims about those particular activities. While some of this fear mongering actually does apply to truly life threatening scenarios (such as smoking, eating too much or hang-gliding over broken glass) many others aren’t exactly steeped in fact. The… Continue reading