The Double Dragon Theme Song Tribute

This past week, Joystiq posted an article about the Double Dragon Neon soundtrack (by Big Lion Music) being free on Bandcamp and though I have yet to play the game, I was excited to dash over to the soundtrack’s page and check it out. While I’m pretty sure the rest of the music (a whopping… Continue reading

Hey! Watch! Tiger Electronics Video Game Commercial

Now, I’ve defended Tiger Electronics video games in the past. They were an important part of my childhood road trips as I wouldn’t go anywhere without Simon’s Quest, Double Dragon, or Baseball. Now, I’m starting to think I may have some rose-colored nostalgia after seeing the original commercial: First of all, I had no idea… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Abobo’s Big Adventure is a Beefcake Sandwich with a Side of Vengeance Fries

The interwebs have been exploding with previews, trailers and all around glee at the arrival of the NES love fest that is Abobo’s Big Adventure. Despite the NES being the system that helped launch my obsession with gaming, the gods of ethical journalism have warned me about simply following the hype and praising this game without any sort… Continue reading

You’re Playing It Wrong – The Horrible Show 113011

Even our remarkable cast can struggle with a particular type of game from time to time. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh sit down for some genre coaching for fighting, strategy, FPS games and others to find out who gives the best gaming advice. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Show Notes Cast:… 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 simon@horriblenight.com… Continue reading

Mail This: Minibosses Unaware of Pecking Order

From: GiffTor, Outside Efficiency Consultant To: Midlevel, Mini- and Sub-Bosses Re: Organizational Structure Executive Summary I’ve been brought in by management and tasked with taking some of your time today to discuss the proper natural order of things, specifically, the fact that you are all mid-level bosses yet seem either unaware or uncaring regarding your… 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

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

REPLY TO ALL: Favorite Game On The NES: Part 2

This week continues our discussion of everyone’s favorite NES game. Last week we went for mostly games everyone has heard about. This week we get into some strange, obscure and sometimes awful games that for some reason many of us loved. Mr. Pwrglove start us off. Pwrglove In terms of what brings people back to… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 07-21-10 Mini: The 15 Minute Fun Factor

The Horrible Show has been hit by a Wizardtrain. Justin, Cole, and Ethan select their current favorite timekilling games including Killing Floor, Modern Warfare 2, and Just Cause 2 while trying to avoid DirectTV salesman and @Gamer magazine. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Sometimes you just get tired of trying to find a… Continue reading