Shiniest Objects: Zombie Cowboys Use Their Real Names

Every day, Horrible Night is on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry to pass along to you with our unique take. The articles that just miss the cut end up in the Shiny Objects feed which can be viewed here (or on the sidebar of the site) and subscribed to here. Each… Continue reading

Meanwhile… What Day Is It?

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. Just because the holiday threw us off and we are a few days late, doesn’t mean we aren’t gaming. We’ve even got… Continue reading

Speaking Code: Euphoria

What is a game engine? The most important aspect of most commercial video games in existence today is the game engine. You can think of the game engine like a car engine: the engine is what makes the car move, the different engines tell you how reliable the car will be, how fast it can… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Why Aren’t Games About Winning Anymore?

This week’s REPLY TO ALL focuses on the fact that more and more games are becoming less about winning and more about collecting achievements/trophies. We examine that fact by taking a look at ourselves and how we play the games we buy, rent or Gamefly. This week’s topic was based on this article from Wired:… Continue reading

Meanwhile… What Up, Snoop?

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. Finally, we get to fly the doghouse this week. We’re hoping that aerial combat, modern warfare, and powered-up racing will lure some… Continue reading

The Horrible Show – Cursed – 06-02-2010

On the inaugural episode of The Horrible Show, The Cursed staff of HorribleNight.com discuss the Mass Effect Series, Trials HD, Alan Wake, Red Dead Redemption, Blur, and the rest of May’s releases. We also highlight the current state of our website. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com Cast: JDevL, Colefacekilla, Robeque, EndlessBen, JadetigerCG Games: Mass… Continue reading

Finally Some Useful Gaming Collectibles

There has been a recent trend in the gaming universe of releasing special editions of the game with collectibles contained within. These range anywhere from night-vision goggles (Modern Warfare 2) to Master Chief’s helmet styled game case (Halo 3). Both of those were released along side the game’s launch. However, Rockstar has done something different… Continue reading

Meanwhile… We Love Goats

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. I am surrounded by cowboys (and one lost spaceman) this week, I dunno what Rockstar puts in their Kool-Aid, but it is… Continue reading