Does October 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 110211

Justin, Justin, and Josh kick off a new month with a look back of the headlines of October. Someone has to tell us if any of these stories matter. Nintendo, EA, Twisted Pixel, Rockstar and more go under the tangential microscope. Send in your questions to or @TheHorribleShow Show Notes Cast: Justin L, Justin… Continue reading

Bloodforge: First Cut Teaser Trailer is, well, Bloody

Little is known exactly what Bloodforge will be about beyond it is set in a Celtic world focused on the Celtic mythos. Speaking of which, I don’t recall a game that is centered on Celtic mythos. The main character, Crom, wields a mean sword with even meaner swordsmanship while wearing a mask that was likely… Continue reading

The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile Reflex Review with Video Preview

With 4 hours remaining in the A Call To Gamers 24 Hour Charity Gaming Challenge, my final challenge was to play through Ska Studios‘ latest title, The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile, from start to finish. I knew that it was possible to make it through one of the story modes in under 4 hours, but I had… Continue reading

Just 5 More Minutes: Halo 2 Multiplayer

By the age of 24, I’d pretty much given up on video games. I was more interested in strengthening my DVD collection than owning the latest consoles and games. Plus, I didn’t have enough income to bolster both collections so ultimately, one had to suffer. That is…until I started working at a bar in Davis,… Continue reading

Speaking Code: Microsoft Ditches XNA in Windows 8… Sort Of

Our lovely friends at Microsoft made a lot of indie developers nervous last month when they decided to announce that XNA would not be supported in Windows 8. There wasn’t much info behind it, just a pretty vague statement that created a flood of questions. I was definitely surprised by this decision. It didn’t make… Continue reading

Gears of War 3 Review: Two is Company, Three is a Crowd (of Sweetasticness)

So let’s get the obvious points out of the way first. As expected, Gears of War 3 still looks amazing, plays well and sounds incredible. The real question is whether there is enough in this package to end the series on a high note or will it join the others that have suffered the fate… Continue reading

Think of the Children: Budget Gaming for Kids

Back when I was growing up, there were three main options of acquiring a video game. The game could either be purchased by you, your parents or an awesome relative who actually looked at your birthday/holiday wish-list and wanted you to be happy on that special day. Another way to play a new game was… Continue reading

Hey! Watch! Pinball in Halo: Reach

Hey guys, Halo: Reach is still a thing. Nine months after its release, there are still many people playing the multiplayer maps and enjoying themselves. However, some of the more creative types have taken up residence in Forge 2.0 and have come up with crazy ideas. If you’ve ever thought to yourself, “Man, the only… Continue reading

GiffTor’s E3 2011 Recap

I know you’re probably dead and bloating from holding your collective breath awaiting The Horrible Show’s E3 Wrap-up, but in the off chance someone let you know that the digital recording gods smote us and smote us hard on Tuesday night and you’re still with us, here’s my look-back at the Big 3’s E3 performances…. Continue reading

Cole’s E3 2011 Recap

It has been a week since the end of E3 and I wanted to recap my thoughts on the event. You would have already heard them but, due to the technical difficulties we had in recording our podcast this past week, those brilliant ideas were lost. So now I’m going to share them with you… Continue reading