Mail This: Halo: Reach Wasn’t Broke, But Fix It Anyway, Bungie

Dear Bungie, Unlike JDevL, I’m a completionist, and an achievement whore. Whatever. Pigeon-holing aside, I’m cautious in the games that I buy because I know I’m going to go for 1,000/1,000 gamer points, including the “Insane!” achievement. I have a deep appreciation for titles/developers who take care to not only create a game that can… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Most Likely to Succeed

The question for this week’s REPLY TO ALL is based on this article from Kotaku: Hey Video Game Industry… Who is more likely to be successful, game directors making movies or vice versa? Colefacekilla I think the opportunity is there for game directors to make a successful leap to Hollywood. They are used to getting big… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Fix Online Multiplayer: Part 2

Last week we focused on the social aspect of online multiplayer. This week our focus is centered on the state of downloadable content (DLC). Will a subscription based model appear in the future or will we still get map packs and extra content ever couple of months after a game is released? Read on to… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Just Kidding We Are Only Relaunching Our Website

Every day, Horrible Night is on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry to pass along to you with our unique take. The articles that just miss the cut end up in the Shiny Objects feed which can be viewed here (or on the sidebar of the site) and subscribed to here. Each… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Fix Online Multiplayer: Part 1

Our question this week addresses one feature of gaming that seems to have stagnated in recent years. Though the games and the features continue to improve, the hurdles preventing people from jumping online to play multiplayer have remained mostly the same. We want to know if you don’t play online, what is stopping you? If… Continue reading

Halo: Reach Review: Until You Get It Perfect

After a decade, we have arrived at the end for Bungie developed Halo games. The series and its creators are both at a crossroads. Before we move on completely, we journey to Reach to see how the events of the rest of the series almost never happened. Will Halo: Reach rewrite the standards for prequels… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 09-15-10: Your Opinion is Wrong: Halo

In our first debate on The Horrible Show, Ethan tries to maintain order as Justin and Christina pick apart the Halo franchise, Halo: Reach, Bungie’s future, and each other. Help us decide who wins and figure out where the hell Cole is. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow We lied. We thought we’d take… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 08-11-10: Think of the Children in General

Would someone just Think of the Children… in a podcast? Justin, Cole, Ethan, Christina, and Coop dive head first into our first editorial roundtable in how to deal with raising kids alongside today’s games. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Coopopolopolis joins us for his first appearance on The Horrible Show so we can… Continue reading