An Argument For Why You Should Own Seven Move Controllers

Here’s a sentence I never thought I would be able to say: I own seven PlayStation Move controllers. Before you assume I’m a controller-collecting madman with cash to burn, here’s a bit of perspective: I don’t even own a second PlayStation 4 controller. Hell, I never even owned a second PS3 controller. Yet, somehow, I… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Not In E3

E3 2012 is in the books. So what happened? Check links to our coverage below. Beyond that though, we shared a number of new stories that got a bit a lost in the flood of media for the event itself. Last Week’s Headlines Microsoft reveals its Summer of Arcade lineup. The PlayStation Move has a… Continue reading

Skyward Sword of the Gunstringer: The State of Motion Games – The Cursed Checkpoint #105

Motion games played their best hand yet in 2011 with The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and The Gunstringer. Justin and Aaron relive the best and the worst of both games in order to determine where the genre goes from here. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews… Continue reading

House of the Dead: OVERKILL Extended Cut is Just Trying to Save Up for Medical School

PlayStation 3 owners who love the House of the Dead series of light gun games but are  tired of scouring their cities for arcades can breath a sigh of relief as House of the Dead: OVERKILL will finally be available to them on October 25, 2011. The PS3 iteration of the game is an “extended cut” version with PlayStation Move support as… Continue reading

Think of the Adults: Potentially Real Virtual Reality Problems

Despite E3’s less than exciting showing this past month, the one thing that struck me about the conference was the directions game were going. We’re on the brink of the next generation and the quest for immersion has taken the idea of gaming to an unprecedented level of realism. On top of that, developers have… 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

August Sales Go for a Dive, Shocks No One But Analysts

The economy is in a bit of a wounded state at the moment and the video game industry doesn’t appear to be any different. Software sales numbers from August came in last week and the results were “shocking” to analysts from the NPD Group. On the whole, there was a drop of around 14% in overall… Continue reading

The Horrible Show – E3 Mini – 06-16-2010

The E3 minicast of The Horrible Show, Justin, Cole, and Christina take on the press conferences of Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony. We react to the Kinect, PlayStation Move, and Nintendo 3DS while we continue to hope 3D gaming just goes away. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com The Indiana storms could not stop us, and… Continue reading

E3 2010: Sony Press Conference

Winner for the most dry press conference goes to Sony. Overall a very solid show, but it failed to surprise or have a huge impact on the audience. They did detail the release of the PlayStation Move, reveal their PSN subscription program PlayStation Plus, but Kevin Butler stole the show with his inspirational speech to all gamers…. Continue reading