Franchise Debuts – The Horrible Show Live #319

Justin, Josh and Ethan dig deep to figure what makes for a truly memorable debut for a new video game franchise. From the highs of Resident Evil to the failures of Homefront which originals still stand above their sequels? The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of as they discuss a variety of… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys – The Horrible Show Live 122811

Let’s hand out some awards. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh reveal the winners of the 2011 Grimmys and reflect on their favorite gaming moments of the year. Send in your questions to or @TheHorribleShow This show was recorded live on We apologize for any audio issues, but this will improve over future… Continue reading

Gaming Cynic: Most Games are Disappointing

Gaming Cynic – I woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. My usually jovial self will be taking a mental health day. Instead, I’ll be looking at everything in my life through a half empty glass. I’ll get over it, but my pissy mood wants to burn some bridges first. Ok,… Continue reading

Horribly Awesome Deals of the Week: Hope You Have a PC

I’ve had a heck of a last couple weeks and thought about just uploading a picture of my butt as this week’s deals thread, but I had a change of heart. The Deals are a bit PC heavy, but most of you console gamers are already playing Battlefield 3 and Batman so I’m sure you’ll survive. Mr…. Continue reading

Horribly Awesome Deals of the Week: Buy Cheap and Help Us Give

So you’ve probably noticed our upcoming 24 Hour Gaming Marathon to Benefit the Child’s Play Charity, but maybe you don’t have enough games to actually play for a whole 24 hours. Luckily for you, the deal machine is back with what I think is one of the best set of deals to ever grace the… Continue reading

Crytek Taking on Homefront Sequel, Resists Urge to Include Super Suits/Powers

So Homefront got a spot on my coveted “Crazy Steam Sale List” which means that I’m interested but not enough to pay full price. I had a similar list in college, but it was for girls and determined the opulence of the restaurants I took them to (if we went to White Castle, I wasn’t going to… Continue reading

Video Game Pricing – The Horrible Show 081711

Since everything is priced too high Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh put their collective lack of a single economics or business degree together to find a sensible modern pricing model for video games. Result? You paid too much for this. Send in your questions to or @TheHorribleShow Long Description Coming Soon Show Notes… Continue reading

Does June 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 070611

Believe it or not there were plenty of headlines last month outside of E3. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh set upon their monthly quest to determine if any of these game industry headlines are worth talking about in the future, and Ethan invents the next great Nintendo console along the way. Send in your… Continue reading

Does March 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 040611

News fight! Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Gifford find more than a few headlines worth discussing from last month, but do any of them matter? 3DS, Resident Evil, THQ, PAX East, cannibals, and others get the attention they rightfully deserve. Send in your questions to or @TheHorribleShow So what exactly happened in the video game… Continue reading