Does June 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 070611

Believe it or not there were plenty of headlines last month outside of E3. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh set upon their monthly quest to determine if any of these game industry headlines are worth talking about in the future, and Ethan invents the next great Nintendo console along the way. Send in your… Continue reading

Mail This: Minibosses Unaware of Pecking Order

From: GiffTor, Outside Efficiency Consultant To: Midlevel, Mini- and Sub-Bosses Re: Organizational Structure Executive Summary I’ve been brought in by management and tasked with taking some of your time today to discuss the proper natural order of things, specifically, the fact that you are all mid-level bosses yet seem either unaware or uncaring regarding your… Continue reading

Art of Video Games Eras 4-5 – The Horrible Show 051811

Now that we’ve been schooled by the curator Art of Video Games, Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Justin finish their analysis of the winners lists and move on to the modern eras. From the N64 to the PS3 see which selections awed us and which raised eyebrows. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Truthfully,… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Outland Noire Dangerously Rocks Pterodactyls

Meanwhile… we’ve actually been playing games. Each week we recap our recent gaming experiences and tell you what we’re looking forward to, so you can use your time more wisely than we have. Finally. Ben. Has come back. To tell us more about Portal 2. While Gifford keeps it indie and Cole turns on his PS3… Continue reading

A PlayStation Network is Back!

Over the weekend, Saturday night to be exact, Sony finally restored the PlayStation Network. After being down for over three weeks, hundreds of people rejoiced when prompted to download the new firmware Sony’s calling 3.61. What it does is restore access to the PSN and asks that you reset your password upon trying to sign… Continue reading

Does April 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 050411

If the internet holds it together we’ll take our monthly look back at the game industry’s news headlines. Justin, Cole, Justin, and Christina determine if anything can hold its own against Nintendo console rumors and the PSN outage. Also, potatoes. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Ethan is apparently allergic to headlines, but… Continue reading

Mortal Kombat Review: Brutal Bliss

I don’t consider myself particularly good at fighting games, nor do I consider myself a huge fan of the genre. What draws me into a fighting game is the action, the characters, and whether or not you feel like a bad ass when you win a match. That’s why Mortal Kombat has always appealed to… Continue reading

Meanwhile… That Space Jam Song

Meanwhile… we’ve actually been playing games. Each week we recap our recent gaming experiences and tell you what we’re looking forward to, so you can use your time more wisely than we have. Coop is back this week, and not surprisingly, he just wants to shoot people, while GiffTor gets sucked into the world of… Continue reading

Meanwhile… XIII Prejudiced Reasons for Kombat

Meanwhile… we’ve actually been playing games. Each week we recap our recent gaming experiences and tell you what we’re looking forward to, so you can use your time more wisely than we have. This week JP is back and admits his insanity by trying to finish the poorest of fantasies. While Cole is still stuck on the… Continue reading