Horrible Newswire: Need for Constant Reassurance

Not much is clear in December in the gaming industry, at least until the awards come out. Until then, it’s filled with a lot of reflection and predictions and last minute shuffling for the next quarter of releases. The weirdest thing? The VGA’s turned out to be watchable this year. Predict that. Ethan continued to… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Clay Bookends

2012 is coming to a close and so is Nintendo Power. It’s also never too early to talk holiday sales figures or find new ways of making money. We of course continue to be engrossed in the Wii U while we turn our attention to wrapping up as many games as possible (with reviews) before… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Clever Nickname Day of the Week

Two things mattered last week, last minute reviews, and sales. Hope you made some wise decisions while we were in recovery mode during a short holiday week. Last Week’s Headlines Hitman: Absolution is the latest more-sequel Star Citizen breaks Kickstarter’s gaming record Planetside 2 has launched Adventure Time knows its audience ZombiU just asks you… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Sell Outs

Major franchises dominated the headlines with release dates, trailers, and sales figures aplenty. Oh yeah, and a new console launched. Good luck, Nintendo. We spent our week planning for the 24 Hour Charity Co-op Couch, where we raised over $1100 for Child’s Play. Thanks so much for your support. However, we still brought the podcasts,… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Think It Through

Ok, now I’m willing to admit that we may probably never get an Eternal Darkness 2 from Silicon Knights. So can someone else save that franchise for me? I’ll even stream it on Origin if you get it, EA. Speaking of streaming, we’ve been having a lot of fun with a lot of different games… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: The Idea of Flying People

If there was any week to just focus on the new games, this was it. Game studios also continue to play musical chairs in preparation for the next gen. Ethan has been busy with video editing and debuted a brand new bro-focused video series, while Brandon continued to evolve his game library. Last Week’s Headlines… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Stay in the Ocean

You can almost feel the storm of major releases rising as news lately is filled with the last bits of confirming details about upcoming releases. We did get the final look at the Wii U’s launch lineup and some nice cooperation between console-to-PC releases and vice versa. Our crew is currently drowning in loot, but… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Thanks, Docs

TGS was strangely light on stories of interest last week or maybe I was just in shock from the industry losing two of my favorite leaders. As sickness struck our podcasting crew, we quickly regrouped for a pair of videos and checkpoints while Brandon took on the Wall Street Journal. Last Week’s Headlines 1100 Rock… Continue reading