The 2011 Grimmys: Co-op Game of the Year

Overwhelming odds tend to be the standard in gaming, so having a couple of well equiped buddies to back you up is never a bad thing. Douchebags need not apply, these games need teamwork…save your individuality for hipster parties and art school. The Nominess Gears of War 3 – The Gears series has been known for… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Story of the Year

We’ve reached a point where a video game can get by on story alone, regardless of any other features. That these stories happen to be interactive make them all that more interesting for gamers. The Nominees Bastion – The Kid wakes up and from the start is surrounded by destruction and unanswered questions. Constantly pushed… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: New Character of the Year

Getting attached to characters is a key ingredient to the long-term success of a franchise.  Whether they’re the protagonist, a side kick or mortal enemy is unimportant, these are the individuals that stood out amongst a title’s main players and are most worthy of becoming plush dolls. The Nominees Narrator (Stranger) (Bastion) – Playing video games is fun,… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: How We Do Game of the Year – The Horrible Show 122111

Before they head to the digital voting booths, Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh expand on their own definitions of Game of the Year. They also throw out a few last minute considerations of game’s that haven’t been stealing recent headlines. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Show Notes Cast: Justin L, Cole,… Continue reading

Co-op Clash: Portal 2 Wasn’t Always Perfect

Mention the Portal series to anyone who has played it and you are sure to get a smile. It is a series that is met with adoration and pleasurable memories by its fans. It is a genuinely positive reaction not usually found so widespread amongst jaded adult gamers. However as Portal 2 revealed, the history… Continue reading

What We Are Playing September 2011 – The Horrible Show 092111

Before Mega Release Fall officially swallows us whole, we check in on the recent games of Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh. It is full of flying grizzly bears, sarcastic gods, british robots, jerks picking on zombies, and a trip to baby hell. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Long Description Coming Soon Show… Continue reading

Does August 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 091411

The full cast reunites for the first time in a month as Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh overanalyze August’s headlines. PS3 price drop, Origin troubles, real cash in Diablo 3, indie games rising, plus something called Mega Release Fall. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Long Description Coming Soon Show Notes Cast:… Continue reading

Meanwhile… We’re Losing the Fight

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. Those backlogs are about to get some company, we are all running out of time before the game releases start hitting us hard… Continue reading

There are Turrets in my Bastion

Bastion was just released last week on Steam and there is a nifty little surprise item in there. The Gel Cannister, with an Aperture Science logo, allows the Kid to throw down a familiar helping hand wherever he pleases. What it produces is everyone’s favorite lonely Portal turrets who then shoot every enemy that crosses… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Another Falls Out

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 surprises all of us with adding a bit of depth to his shooting routine, Ethan gets lost in space, and Cole finally… Continue reading