Horrible Newswire: Celebrate While There is Still Time

PAX Prime always signals the end of the summer gaming drought for me. The final hype before the big push into the major release months. Hats off to Konami for making its presence known this year, but MGS updates seem about as interesting as Final Fantasy updates these days. We wrapped up our monthly look… Continue reading

PAX Hands-on: Chasing Aurora

One thing that took me by surprise at PAX was the sheer volume of people constantly moving in my field of vision – my eyes literally got tired and my sense of equilibrium felt a little off, so it was nice to find respites from the visual onslaught. While perusing the games on the Indie… Continue reading

PAX Hands-on: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

It’s been over 7 years since the release of Counter-Strike: Source, and while people have been begging for Half-Life 3, we are instead presented with the next addition to the family, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive aka CS:GO. Before PAX, I had mixed emotions about CS:GO. I haven’t touched a Counter-Strike game in years, and Source never… Continue reading

PAX Hands-on: SSX

The game is still months away from release, but my stomach is already queasy from the wild ride the new SSX has taken me on. After a rocky first impression back when the game was subtitled Deadly Descents, SSX has recovered by rediscovering its roots. As I turned the corner and noticed the SSX kiosk… Continue reading

PAX Hands-on: Vessel

You would think that outside of the PAX 10, it would be difficult to find quality indie games who managed to get space on the show floor. It turns out that the first indie game that turned our attention away from the major publishers wasn’t even in the PAX 10, although it easily could/should have… Continue reading

The Horrible Show at PAX Prime 2011: Days 2-3

Justin, Justin, and Coop get their act together to wrap-up the final days of their PAX experience. With lots of games to cover from Rage to more of the PAX 10 there’s no time for jet lag to get in the way. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow This show was recorded on… Continue reading

Does July 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 081011

Seriously, you have no idea how excited we are to talk about video games again. Through audio difficulties the crew is back. After a GenCon detour Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh comb through headlines of July to see if any of them matter. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Long Description Coming… Continue reading