Top Video Game Podcast of the Week #101 – Free to Awesome

Justin and Cole kick off a brand new podcast series by running on all of the walls with warframes and failing in front of the next generation. Plus, Nintendo, Denis Dyack, Dust: An Elysian Tail, Double Fine, and Next Xbox predictions. Top Video Game Podcast of the Week – The interactive weekly gaming updates show… Continue reading

Horrible Times #415: The Deal With It

We’ll never really know what happened behind the scenes of Adam Orth’s resignation at Microsoft. Sure his #dealwithit comment was a bit misguided, but it was also mostly true. Whether or not the next Xbox is always online or online only, our devices are more connected every day. Fighting it is a bit futile. Beyond… Continue reading

XBLA Breaks Sales Records in 2012 and Here are the Top Games

XBLA has been good to all of us this generation, and 2012 was its biggest year yet. But which games were the biggest and what kind of money are we talking. Well XBLA Fans has the details on the top 10: Minecraft – 4,997,000 units/$97,388,000 Trials Evolution – 1,002,000 units/$14,298,000 The Walking Dead – 2,615,000… Continue reading

THS Action Pack: The Return – The Horrible Show Live #402

Justin, Josh, and Ethan bring some more random topics to the show this week featuring skeletons, weird controllers, AAA cash, stupid people, and the redemption of free-to-play games. Plus shout-outs and Niko’s trip Back to the Future. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a variety of entertainment-focused video… Continue reading

Why We Game – The Horrible Show Live #321

Gaming journalism has gone under the microscope lately leading into the most criticism filled part of the year so Justin, Josh, Ethan and Cole step and look at to their gaming roots to discuss what keeps them coming back. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a variety of… Continue reading

WTF Is This: (Strip) Halo 4 in Hart of Dixie

Product placement has become a necessary evil for movies and television shows. Video games often times get some of the more awkward product placements because the people involved are usually portrayed as immature cookie cutter characters and the games aren’t quite represented accurately. Hart of Dixie not only product placed Halo 4, but the show introduced a new… Continue reading

Killer Instinct Isn’t Dead, Microsoft Refiles for Trademark

Rare’s back catalog is a bit difficult to work with thanks to its close ties with Nintendo. Obvious Nintendo properties like Donkey Kong Country or Donkey Kong 64 aren’t possible. Goldeneye not only had Nintendo issues to jump over, but movie rights to the franchise belong to Activision (which tried its best at a remake). I… Continue reading

Dust: An Elysian Tail Launch Trailer is Winning Summer of Arcade

I’m not going to address those other games, all you should know is that Dust: An Elysian Tale is this week’s major Xbox Live Arcade release and that Metroidvania fans need to pay attention to this trailer: Dust fits the classic mold of the XBLA that we all used to love. Small team, gorgeous artwork,… Continue reading

Fez Patch “Good Enough” for Microsoft

Do you remember the Fez patch that reportedly was destroying saves for some players? Do you also remember that this patch was pulled shortly after being placed on XBL? Well, everyone rejoice because the save killing patch is returning! In a recent post on the Poytron site, Phil Fish declared that the save issues were… Continue reading

Sales & Specials App Released on Xbox 360

It seems Microsoft is attempting to get a bit clever with its sales. It’s adding some spice to the generic “hey buy this for cheaper” method with the Sales & Specials App on the Xbox 360 dashboard. It’s not replacing the Deal of the Week which most Gold members are familiar with. It’s adding some other things… Continue reading