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

REPLY TO ALL: Local X Online Multiplayer

Another fighter is about to enter the ring with Street Fighter X Tekken. Which begs the question: do you prefer your multiplayer to be online only or local? 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 with… Continue reading

Think of the Children: Video Games are A-OK

When we first started talking about coming up with a charity arm of Horrible Night, I became excited. Until that point, it had never dawned on me that we could take this passion of ours and use it for a good cause. Video games have been painted in such a negative light by the media… Continue reading

It’s No Longer in the Game

Healthy competition has helped grow the game industry into what it is today. This growth spawned fantastic debates like Mario vs Sonic. Rivalries have resulted in the premature death of genres like guitar games, but there is a genre within the industry that desperately needs more competition and that is sports games. Exclusivity is king Just six short… Continue reading

Remake It So: Start in the Dark – The Horrible Show 041311

Let’s talk about something we aren’t close to being qualified for, remaking video games. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Gifford, and Christina throw out their ideas for and break your memories of X-COM, Final Fantasy, Zelda, Blast Corps, and Eternal Darkness. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow We’re not going to pretend that we know… Continue reading

What We Are Playing March 2011 – The Horrible Show 032311

After a few retro episodes, it’s all about the games of today this week. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Gifford talk through the highs and lows of Torchlight, Dawn of War II: Retribution, Hard Corps: Uprising, Bulletstorm and say goodbye to a 360 soldier. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow It’s time to get… Continue reading

Mail This: Kids, Teach Your Parents Well

Dear Gamer Kids, First off, you know those name tags that say, “Hello, My Name Is:”?  Well, I’m not grown-up enough to write “An Authority Figure” on mine.  For my younger cousins and nieces & nephews, I’m the semi-adult who tells their parents to calm down over the misunderstanding with the hair spray and the… Continue reading