Gaming Lifestyle: You’re a Gamer? – The Cursed Checkpoint #122

As far as video games have come, gamers still find themselves on the defensive about their hobby. Brandon, Justin, and Cole discuss how they explain gaming to non-gamers and discover truths and opinions about why they are asked those questions. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: There are No Words, Only Cute Animals

There are way too many studio closings going around, I hope the upcoming release season turns things around. But hey look a post-apocalyptic game with puppies! We were a bit somber too last week as we said our farewells to Ethan as he moves overseas. Of course, he’ll still be writing about boobies and such… Continue reading

Game Dating with Balls – Super Gaming Best Friends #115

Josh, Ethan and Justin invite Aaron along to work on their relationship skills through snarky D&D, building villages, killing orcs, dropping dreams, hearing geometry, wing manning for weasels, transforming, taking back the crazy city, and more. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on their latest video game… Continue reading

Lollipop Chainsaw Review: Fun is my Favorite Flavor

Lollipop Chainsaw exposes our internal need for something a bit mindless and fun. In a time when games are going great lengths to become big blockbuster events, Lollipop is exactly the opposite. It knows its audience. It knows what it really is shooting for which is to give you a good time playing a video game…. Continue reading

Get Your Dudes at the Pawn Shop – Super Gaming Best Friends #111

Just before gaming conversation withdrawal sets in, Josh, Justin, Ethan and Brandon sit down to talk about Germany, Miyamoto FPS ideas, “unique” iPad games, trials, dark lords, pawn loot, kraters, and chainsaw objectification. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on their latest video game adventures and then… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Not So Complicated

While the major news cycle took a week to recover, it left plenty of room for new releases, indie games, and rumors to stand out. We featured multiple videos this week and varied opinions on Max Payne 3 before shutting ourselves in beside our Dead Space memories. Last Week’s Headlines The Diablo 3 Real Money… Continue reading

Lollipop Chainsaw Game Curious Video: Just Add Sparkles

Lollipop Chainsaw and its ridiculous premise of a high school cheerleader zombie hunter with a chainsaw opens itself up to plenty of room for criticism. I do not much care for overanalysis of Grasshopper Manufacture’s stylistic decisions as I usually find them tongue-in-cheek and hilarious. I already know that I’m going to be comically entertained. What… Continue reading

Giveaway During Live Podcast Tuesday – E3 Recap and 2012 Preview

Now that everyone has recovered from the damaging and entertaining effects of E3 2012, The Horrible Show Live takes its turn to dive in and recap the entire crazy week. Come join us in chat on Tuesday at 8:30pm EDT on and tell us about your favorite moments of the show as we relive the highlights… Continue reading

Game Industry Shout-Outs: Unique All Over Again

Every once in a while we take a break from our REPLY TO ALL weekly discussions to instead have our writers point out something in the game industry that has captured their attention lately. Brandon (H21) I’m giving a shout out to zombie game developers everywhere. Every time I begin to think the genre is… Continue reading