Games of Our Wives: New Super Mario Bros. Wii

My wife’s gaming habits are strange. She likes point and click adventure games like Myst and Monkey Island. But she also likes puzzle games like Zuma and Angry Birds. However, on certain occasions she’ll gravitate towards a game that I had no idea she’d love. When she first played New Super Mario Bros. on the… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Co-op Gaming with Significant Others to Save the World

This week’s REPLY TO ALL  tries to involve our significant others into our gaming lives. If the fate of the world required you to play co-op with your significant other, what game would you choose and why? Be on the lookout for a special uninvited guest who drops the drunken hammer. Rob (Robeque) My significant… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Project Nintendo Wii 2 HD Cafe

While we’ve covered hypotheticals before, Nintendo has confirmed their new console will be playable at E3 this year with a release next year in 2012. With Nintendo being a bit down on our trust list, that begs the question, what is it gonna take for you to take their new console seriously? Ethan For me,… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Creepy Cowboy Sacks

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. Our cowboy friend is experiencing another resurgence, so Justin jumps into action to cut off the growth before it spreads any further…. Continue reading

The Horrible Show 12-15-10: Think of the Adults: Game Time

Would someone think of the adults? Actually we do, all the time. We just haven’t discussed it until our special guest Nathan gave Justin, Cole, and Ethan an excuse to talk about managing your game time as adult and family responsibilities increase. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Growing up a gamer may seem… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Save the Drake

Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry. Some make it on the site as headlines, and the articles that just miss the cut end up in the Shiny Objects feed which can be viewed here (or on the sidebar of the site) and subscribed to here. Every Monday… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 12-01-10: Co-op Gaming with Enemies

We start off December with our much postponed co-op gaming discussion. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Christina are joined by our guest, Coop. From Contra to Gears of War we buddy up to save the world and help you run a proper co-op gaming experience. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow We love co-op games… Continue reading

It Doesn’t Matter: Hatesgiving Day Parade

Every year around this time people who have websites such as ours come up with lists of things that they are thankful for in the video game industry. Seeing that I’m wholly unoriginal in every way I’m going to copy that idea but give it a good Horrible Night twist. I’m going to list the… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 08-25-10: Franchise Players

Riding our ego wave from last week, Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Christina set their sights on helping to improve a few game franchises. Fans of Resident Evil, Fallout, Crackdown, BioShock, Final Fantasy, Mario, Prince of Persia, and Battlefield beware. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow We’ve got ideas. They may or may not be… Continue reading