Hard Corps: Uprising Reflex Review: Mission: Really, Really Hard

That we’ve been excited for Hard Corps: Uprising to come out isn’t really a secret and we’re all big fans of the original Contra game on the NES.   After dumping 4 or 5 hours into Hard Corps: Uprising, I can tell you three things: It deserves Contra in the title, no question, because it… 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

Gamer’s Journey: Giving Up the Brothers for the World

When I first heard that the Super Nintendo was coming out, I was obviously excited. Having been brainwashed by Nintendo Power to love all things Nintendo, I just had to have this amazing video game platform. The games looked awesome when compared to the ones thus far released on the NES. Starting at that young… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 12-01-10: Co-op Gaming with Enemies

We start off December with our much postponed co-op gaming discussion. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Christina are joined by our guest, Coop. From Contra to Gears of War we buddy up to save the world and help you run a proper co-op gaming experience. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow We love co-op games… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 10-13-10: Think of the Children: Gamer Skills

Would someone Think of the Children? They need some gaming skills. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Christina, and newcomer, Alex, get our Raising Gamers Guide started by talking through essential gaming skills and their associated games. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow We return to our roots with the editorial that started it all, Think of… Continue reading

Validating Video Games: A Personal Account

As gamers, we come under fire on multiple fronts in relation to the hobby we love. Some call us dorks, some call us addicts while others feel we lack certain characteristics important to socialization. No matter how we’re labeled, we try to persevere while at the same time doing our best to explain the many… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Contra

Do you ever find yourself on the second or third story of a building and want to get down as soon as you can? I know I do, but going down levels is never something that is done quickly, unless of course you jump out of a window. I don’t condone that type of method…. Continue reading

The Horrible Show 09-01-10: Does August 2010 Matter?

Face it. The summer is officially over, so Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Christina look back at August to see if any news stories will have any impact in the near future. We take on Billy Mitchell, NBA Jam, Portal, and Guillermo del Toro. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow For the first time in… Continue reading