Hey! Watch! Tiger Electronics Video Game Commercial

Now, I’ve defended Tiger Electronics video games in the past. They were an important part of my childhood road trips as I wouldn’t go anywhere without Simon’s Quest, Double Dragon, or Baseball. Now, I’m starting to think I may have some rose-colored nostalgia after seeing the original commercial: First of all, I had no idea… Continue reading

You Fools! The Game is Smarter Than Me – The Horrible Show #308 Live

Video games are normally rewarding and entertaining, but there are those moments when they turn on you and make you feel dumb. Justin, Cole, Ethan and Josh are pretty familiar with that feeling and open up about some of their low moments in gaming. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as… Continue reading

Gamecations: Classic Game Tourism Guide

There are a plethora of websites online that specialize in reviewing and rating vacation destinations. When it comes to taking a digital or video game vacation there are no useful resources to assist in planning, which is why I have compiled a small list of classic digital vacation hot spots that you may (or may… Continue reading

The Thing About Arcade Expos – The Horrible Show #305

Justin, Cole, and Ethan recap their experience at the Louisville Arcade Expo – games from every era, lots of pinball and amazing people. Plus, they react to the Assassin’s Creed 3 trailer, talk XCOM and more. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a variety of entertainment-focused video game… Continue reading

I Confess: No Nintendo Gaming Roots

Alright, I’ll come out and say it before I start rattling off excuses and justifications: all of those classic Nintendo and Super Nintendo games that we talk about as genre-starters or so-good-they’re-still-fun-to-play? With the exception of Contra (which I beat on XBLA), Bionic Commando (which I beat in my first all-nighter), and Super Mario World… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Video Game Music is Better

Time to pay tribute to the best noises in video games, the music: What are your favorite video game soundtracks? Including any new updates to classic music by different artists. Want in on the weekly conversation? Every Wednesday we pose a question on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. You can answer from Wednesdays through Mondays on Twitter… Continue reading

Five Fight: Games We Suck At – The Horrible Show Live 092811

Our first live video podcast brings Justin, Ethan, Cole, Justin, and Josh out of the shadows to reveal their Top 5 games that they suck at. Mario would be disappointed in all of us as Justin finds a way to be terrible at a game that isn’t a game. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com… Continue reading