REPLY TO ALL: Contagiously Cheap

Sales and crazy Steam specials have seriously screwed with our abilities to finish games, though they have exposed us to some titles we wouldn’t normally get into. Let’s put on our devil’s advocate hat, think of other reasons that cheaper gaming could be a problem in the near future. How have cheaper video games and… Continue reading

Revisiting the Status of Wrecked: Revenge Revisited

Since I haven’t written anything for the site in such a long time, I thought it might be good place to start by revisiting the last article I wrote about the upcoming release of Wrecked: Revenge Revisited. At the time I was jacked up with excitement, anticipating a Q2 2011 release. As time moved into Q3 and… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Dungeon Defenders

Home ownership is a huge component of the “American Dream” but that dream can quickly melt into a nightmare if one sits idly by while society’s worst plan ways to encroach on one’s personal space. Contacting your local home security expert is a great first step, but the safety of you, your family and all… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Now is When

Big week for release date news surrounding a number of “when its done” titles which helped distract us from the mess that is now Netflix. Qwikster? Come on. There was plenty of new action on our site this week as we introduced a new contributor, announced our first live podcast (this Tuesday 9/27 at 8pm),… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Vagrant Story

Whenever I come across a mysterious cult leader, I have to follow his trail. Even if that means going to a magical city of ruin. I don’t normally like to spend a lot of time in dungeons, but when it is necessary I will silence my fears and proceed with extreme caution. You have to be… 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

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

Burnout CRASH! Gameplay is a Familiar Explosive Stranger

Burnout fans should breathe a bit easier when finally getting a glimpse of gameplay for Criterion’s upcoming downloadable title, Burnout CRASH! The perspective switch is still a bit jarring, but if you look closely, the crash mode Burnout fans loved is still there. However, Criterion isn’t done with their surprises. On top of the expected vehicular carnage,… Continue reading

Video Game Pricing – The Horrible Show 081711

Since everything is priced too high Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh put their collective lack of a single economics or business degree together to find a sensible modern pricing model for video games. Result? You paid too much for this. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Long Description Coming Soon Show Notes… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Where the Problems Start

Actually this was one of the biggest news weeks in a while. Corporate shake-ups, major franchise delays and announcements, plus some awesome video game music is now within reach. Here in the Night we addressed the pitfalls of MMO’s, entertained the creator of one of our favorite games, and got addicted to shrooms. Every day… Continue reading

BloodRayne: Betrayal Bleeds Out on August 30

As a diehard Castlevania: Symphony of the Night fan, I’ve been disappointed with Konami’s choices concerning the series on the major consoles. Since I hold that game up to such a high standard, I know it’s hard for anything to reach my admittedly lofty expectations. However the new sidescrolling BloodRayne: Betrayal looks like it might… Continue reading