REPLY TO ALL: Early Access or Full Release?

I have found myself cooling on early access games so far this year. I would rather play through my backlog and catch the game’s full release. My thinking is if the game doesn’t fulfill on its promise, maybe it wasn’t worth playing in early access or ever. I know others love their early access games though. I’d… Continue reading

The War Z Preview: Surviving The Apocalypse One Teabag at a Time

I’d been walking for what seemed like hours before I saw another human being. He barely stood out amongst the packs of undead that slowly roamed the parking lot of a long abandoned resort town, his apprehensive search of a dumpster the only thing that differentiated him from the hordes. In the movies this would… Continue reading

The War Z Pre-order Incentives Revealed

Whether we’re ready or not, The War Z will be upon us before we know it. For those of you wanting to get a head start on the zombie apocalypse, there are three pre-order packages you can invest in that will get you early access to the game and some other nifty little gifts as well. At… Continue reading

DayZ Standalone “Has to be Out Before the End of the Year” says Creator

Every time we think the zombie video game genre is getting a bit too crowded, some developer comes along and gives us a slightly different flavor. DayZ may be the most successful zombie mod ever and certainly captured our attention at its brilliant premise as a realistic open world zombie experience. Recently, Bohemia Interactive announced… Continue reading

Hard and Good Games – The Horrible Show Live #318

Justin, Josh, Ethan and Cole all agree that it is no small feat when a game that’s designed to be hard comes out to be just a fun and memorable as its more forgiving cousins. They discuss the intricacies that separate the hard games from the cruel games. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial… Continue reading

Gaming Connoisseur: When Death in Games Mattered

Remember when you actually cared about trying to stay alive in a video game? You were given a certain amount of lives to complete your task. While there were ways to gain an extra life, there was somewhat of a challenge involved with doing so. Today’s games lack the same challenges of the old days…. Continue reading

DayZ Standalone PC Game First Before Considering Consoles

DayZ has been an incredibly productive and heralded mod to Arma II, and it’s been given the green light to become a standalone game. Recently at Gamescom, DayZ creator Dean Hall was asked if the game could find itself on consoles. He’s not jumping the gun quite yet, and his focus is on the PC release. “I think it’s… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Trading Deadline

If you had Epic and Irrational Games in your fantasy game developers league this week, you definitely didn’t get much sleep. Actually I have no idea how that would work, but it was random that so much was moving around in those two successful companies in the same week. We introduced August’s monthly theme Death… Continue reading

Fifty Shades of Dragon – Super Gaming Best Friends #113

Josh, Justin, and Ethan invite Cole along for cave adventures, a crowded classic, an erotic but secret world, a different zombie island, demon hugs, portrait ruining, sluggo introductions, and a global offensive. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on their latest video game adventures and then get… Continue reading