Horrible Video Game Podcast #103 – Glitches for the Good of Gaming

Cole is coming down after some serious gaming highs. Axiom Verge brought him back home after he had to say goodbye to the Inquisition. Justin recommends some Guacamelee and Ziggurat to fill Cole’s time before The Witcher 3. Plus Konami sucks and more. Horrible Video Game Podcast – Justin wants to know what his guest has been… Continue reading

Arcade Challenge Report – Jungler

A bunch of snakes got stuck in a Pac-Man maze and started shooting at each other’s butts. Jungler was released by Konami in 1981. “The player controls a snake-like ship moving around a number of mazes chasing three similar computer controlled ships. Being hit by bullets reduces the length of the ships. Ships are destroyed either when… Continue reading

One Answer: Why Should Video Games Be Thankful For You?

It’s Thanksgiving week here in the States, but worldwide everyone has plenty to be thankful for (I have the Facebook feed to prove it). But we haven’t heard from you, video games! Thank us now or we’ll force uncomfortable conversations on you about our political beliefs and our extended families non-life threatening medical issues. Here are… Continue reading

Mega Headlines: VR Whip Unity

I definitely think we’ll look back at this year’s GDC as the coming out party for Virtual Reality. Sony brought it, but then I wasted my snarky comments about Microsoft’s attempt to jump in because I never could have predicted the GameFace. I’m also hoping that before the year is done, we’ll look back and… Continue reading

Arcade Challenge of the Week – Mystic Warriors

Mystic Warriors is set in a dystopian future in New York, where an evil organization known as the Skull Enterprise has taken over the nation and are now plotting a worldwide takeover. The player takes control of one of five young ninja who are being targeted by Skull forces: Spyros, Keima, Kojiro, Brad, and Yuri… – Wikipedia Upon… Continue reading

More! Battlefield! Metal Gear Solid! Trailers!

GDC is certainly bringing the noise this year, surprisingly so for the most introspective of the major industry conferences. Of course when you have new tech, who wouldn’t want to show it off. EA and Konami certainly do so after feigning surprise at their worst kept secrets let’s bask in the explosive glow of a… Continue reading

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate Demo Impressions: Heavy Adventure

I really wish I could clear my head when approaching Castlevania games, but I do have a bit of history with the series. Thankfully, I was able to put aside my initial issues with Lords of Shadow and enjoy a great new take on a Castlevania adventure. However, now MercurySteam is taking on the 2D… Continue reading

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Demo Game Curious Video: Satisfying Slicing

Before you become solid, you first have to rise… That is not the tag line for Konami & PlatinumGames’ Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Our barely competent duo of Justin and Josh fumble through the demo for Revengeance, doing a terrible job of dodging missiles and chainsaw dogs. Plenty of bad guys get diced up real… Continue reading

Skipper’s Wheel of Shame – Super Gaming Best Friends #118

Saddle up because the SGBF’s of Josh, Justin and Cole are going to take you on a ride to both sets of Borderlands, onward to a pomeranian jungle, with a quick stop to watch steampunk fight the devil, before finally leaving you for a shiny new 3DS XL. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible… Continue reading

MercurySteam Wants to Finish the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Story and Move On

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow has left quite an impression with our Castlevania crew here at Horrible Night. This is in no small part thanks to the spoilery revelations displayed in the Lords of Shadow 2 trailer. With 3DS release in Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate also in the works, fans like me were definitely… Continue reading

E3 12: Third Party Party – The Cursed Checkpoint #e312d

All of the attention turns to the games of E3 2012 as Justin, Ethan, and Josh recap the Konami, EA, and Ubisoft press conferences. There are also plenty of other games to talk about outside of the conferences including the best looking game of E3. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on… Continue reading