Night Force Action Report #104 – Cute Massacre

Horrible Night welcomes Jason Thompson to his podcast debut. He brings with him stories of Timber and fear of unicorns. Ethan fights the black mamba and all of Cube World. Justin goes Berzerk before being destroyed by Rainbow Man. Plus suntan tips. Night Force Action Report – The editorial video game podcast where the HorribleNight.com… Continue reading

Power of Choice – The Horrible Show Live #322

Player choice evolved in 2012, but is it headed in the right direction? Justin, Josh, Ethan, and Cole discuss the lessons learned from Mass Effect 3, Black Ops 2, The Walking Dead as well as their favorite choices they have made in games. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Not In E3

E3 2012 is in the books. So what happened? Check links to our coverage below. Beyond that though, we shared a number of new stories that got a bit a lost in the flood of media for the event itself. Last Week’s Headlines Microsoft reveals its Summer of Arcade lineup. The PlayStation Move has a… Continue reading

Gamer’s Journey: 5 Months of Fantasy Gaming Leads to New Definition of Cool

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I’ve always been an equal opportunity gamer, but can honestly admit that a certain bias still hung in the back of my mind like a closed-minded version of Fonzie, a Fonzie who kicked working jukeboxes so they’d stop functioning. This pervasive individual constantly whispered horrible things into my ear about the world of fantasy-themed games… Continue reading

Gamer’s Journey: The Rewards of Going Indie: Part One – Accidentally Breaking New Ground

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I’ve always been an exploratory gamer both inside the games themselves and outside as I try to find new gaming experiences as often as possible. That’s why this generation of games has been so exciting. Thanks to digital distribution and an increase in gaming platforms there are more games readily available than ever before. Of… Continue reading

Closet Competitiveness: My Secret Affair with High Scores

Our own EIC Justin Lacey wrote an excellent article a few weeks back about his difficulty with dedicating time to competitive gaming despite his competitive nature. It was a very well written article but in all honesty it didn’t speak to me on a personal level because frankly, I’m scared to death of competition. Conflicting… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Dungeons of Dredmor (Gaming Cynic Edition)

If you’re reading this congratulations, you’ve lived to see another day. This may not seem like a big deal to you, but don’t take for granted for a moment that the cold hands of death could be at your throat at anytime. The world is freaking dangerous and for every good thing that happens, there… Continue reading

Roguelikes: The Fun of Random Permadeath – The Cursed Checkpoint #104

After discovering roguelikes through playthroughs of The Binding of Isaac and Dungeons of Dredmor, Ethan talks with Josh about the history of this unforgiving video game genre and discovers that he’s only scratched the surface. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year – Bottlecaps Division

The price of a game is no longer an indication of quality or longevity as these low-cost morsels are exploding with shocking amounts of replayability and depth. Those upset about paying $60 for a 6 hour game may just find something to quench your miserly thirst. The Nominees Dungeons of Dredmor – Closer to the Rogue-like than the previously mentioned… Continue reading