Portal Retro Review: See Me Staring Right Back At Me

When Portal was released as part of the Orange Box compilation in 2007, the average gamer didn’t quite know what to expect. Sure, everyone had read the previews and early reviews of the game, but would a first person shooter/puzzle game conglomeration actually be fun? After a brief flirtation with the Mac version when new… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Wii Told You So

All kinds of Nintendo rumors exploded this week and speculation raised up about the real Portal 2 release date that turned into an interesting Steam promotion. We got our game on a Net Heads after trying to dream up some remakes worth playing. Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting… 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

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