Arcade Next Begins for XBLA on April 18th with Trials Evolution, Ends with Minecraft

The Xbox Live Arcade promotions must be going well as Microsoft has just announced a new grouping to go along with the House Party and Summer of Arcade promotions. Arcade Next begins on April 18th and seeks to bring another batch of exclusive (at least temporarily), quality (subjective) games to its popular downloadable video game… Continue reading

Notch Shows his Mojang Crew 3 Million Dollars Worth of Love

The success of most companies, whether multi national corporations or mom and pop delis, is built from the efforts of dedicated employees. Some orginizations don’t always see it this way, but Markus “Notch” Persson certainly does, evident by the distribution of his 2011 Mojang dividends (around 3 million dollars) to his employees. Safe to say, there was a… Continue reading

You’re Hired! Mojang Picks Up Minecraft Mod Makers

Don’t you just wish that your favorite game developer or producer would one day realize your excellent ideas which would take their wildly popular game to the next level and hire you? I’ve had those visions. Unfortunately, no one’s ever taken me up on my co-op RPG adventure about a cat and a dog who… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys – The Horrible Show Live 122811

Let’s hand out some awards. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh reveal the winners of the 2011 Grimmys and reflect on their favorite gaming moments of the year. Send in your questions to or @TheHorribleShow This show was recorded live on We apologize for any audio issues, but this will improve over future… Continue reading

Minecraft Reaches 1.0 and Becomes a Full Product on Friday

I’m in the camp that says if you can buy and play a game, it has been released. Notch and the folks at Mojang see things a bit differently. Minecraft will officially launch this Friday during the sold out Minecon. As of this writing, 4,072,110 people have already purchased the “beta”. You can actually watch… Continue reading

Taking Offense for Equality – The Horrible Show 111611

In our attempt to point out the not so offensive portions of video games, Justin, Cole, Ethan, Josh, and Justin end up making the most offensive episode of the show yet. Monster profiling, floating heroes, crushed horses and others get their due. Send in your questions to or @TheHorribleShow This episode is a continuation… Continue reading

24HCGC Video Highlights Part 2: Good Intentions and Good Music

Each day this week, I will be revisiting A Call to Gamers 1st 24 Hour Charity Gaming Challenge (24HCGC) for Child’s Play through our video highlights currently available on our channel. We started a 24 hour video game marathon for Child’s Play on the night of October 14th, and livestreamed as much of the action as possible from NetHeads… Continue reading

Five Fight: I Wanna Be a Villain – The Horrible Show 102711

We like to think Justin, Justin, Josh, and JP are good guys, but they do have villainous aspirations. From Dr Wily to Dracula, the crew discusses their lists of which video game villains they’d like to play as the most. Send in your questions to or @TheHorribleShow Show Notes Cast: Justin L, Justin G,… Continue reading