Wizardtrain187’s Games of The Year 2013

2013 has been a strange year for me for gaming. I’ve found myself especially distracted by Steam Early Access and other programs that allow me to play games in their alpha or beta stage, thus my time with full releases has been somewhat limited. Additionally, I found myself anticipating releases more than actually playing those… Continue reading

Should You Early Access?

It’s worth noting that when I refer to early access, I am speaking about games both within and also outside of Steam’s actual Early Access program. I’m at a point right now where the majority of the games I play are in one of many “early access” forms. Whether through Steam’s program or elsewhere, it’s… Continue reading

The First Approved Games for Steam Greenlight

Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to introduce Greenlight’s first graduating class. Queue band for Pomp and Circumstance. Each game will be released independently and many are in different stages of the process with Valve. You can expect to see all ten of these games released over the coming months. “The Steam community rallied around these titles and made… Continue reading

Does October 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 110211

Justin, Justin, and Josh kick off a new month with a look back of the headlines of October. Someone has to tell us if any of these stories matter. Nintendo, EA, Twisted Pixel, Rockstar and more go under the tangential microscope. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Show Notes Cast: Justin L, Justin… Continue reading

Limits are Advantages for Indie Developers

Over the last few months, I’ve been engrossed with a wide sampling of games from independent studios. From strategic zombie evacuation in Atom Zombie Smasher to alien planet exploration with Capsized, I’ve played across the genre spectrum including a few titles that fit multiple molds and some that fit none at all. This comes conveniently… Continue reading

Troll Invasion Begins at The Indie Stone, Project Zomboid Fans Show Up in Defense

Trolls are the loudest people on the internet despite being a minority in the gaming world. Whether they’re angry because they don’t have real friends or are spoiled only children, their main form of attack is filling forums and comment spaces with disrespectful and ignorant banter in an attempt to get attention or ruffle feathers…. Continue reading

Does June 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 070611

Believe it or not there were plenty of headlines last month outside of E3. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh set upon their monthly quest to determine if any of these game industry headlines are worth talking about in the future, and Ethan invents the next great Nintendo console along the way. Send in your… Continue reading