One Answer: Why Should Video Games Be Thankful For You?

It’s Thanksgiving week here in the States, but worldwide everyone has plenty to be thankful for (I have the Facebook feed to prove it). But we haven’t heard from you, video games! Thank us now or we’ll force uncomfortable conversations on you about our political beliefs and our extended families non-life threatening medical issues. Here are… Continue reading

The Sandboxers – The Horrible Show Live #408

Justin and Ethan can’t stop talking about Blood Dragon, and this has inevitably led to a fresh look at open world video games. They try to construct the pitch for the ultimate sandbox game by looking at the lessons learned from the genre’s history. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as… Continue reading

Buffkins and Sizzle Chest – Super Gaming Best Friends Live #208

Josh takes a really thankless job for the sake of his family, Justin falls for Aquaman and his trident, and Ethan builds towns on towns on towns. Plus shirtless Contra posters, scary offices, and dusty Wii U’s. UPDATE: This happened – http://buffkins.tumblr.com/ Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up… Continue reading

Horrible Times #416: The New Past

It has been a timewarp around games recently, I thought we were on the cusp of a new generation. I guess leave it to a Nintendo news week to take you back to the classics, but I don’t know if that magic is working anymore Big N. I will say I’m feeling better about the… Continue reading

It Doesn’t Matter: I’m Still Not Sick of Zombies

I’ve been obsessed with zombies since I can remember. It started with Night of the Living Dead, was bolstered by Dawn of the Dead and then Resident Evil swooped in to cement my affection for the walking corpses that have spread through the mainstream as quickly as the virus/disease that causes them. As a result,… Continue reading

Don’t Charm My Pants Off – Super Gaming Best Friends #203

Aaron gets lost in a book of wizardry, Ethan tries to avoid starving, and Justin is still very susceptible to Nintendo propaganda. Plus Resident Evil reboot rumors, disappointing Caves, and zombie platforming. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on their latest video game adventures and then get… Continue reading

Pitched: Resident Evil 7 Should Include the Ridiculousness of Resident Evil: Retribution

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After finally watching Resident Evil: Retribution on my flight back to Germany, I’m happy to report I’ve seen every movie that has spawned from my beloved franchise. While I’m not prepared to claim that the Resident Evil movies are anything more than visually sound SyFy channel originals, I’ve enjoyed my time watching them. That being said,… Continue reading

Power of Choice – The Horrible Show Live #322

Player choice evolved in 2012, but is it headed in the right direction? Justin, Josh, Ethan, and Cole discuss the lessons learned from Mass Effect 3, Black Ops 2, The Walking Dead as well as their favorite choices they have made in games. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they… Continue reading

Mainstreaming Horror – The Horrible Show Live #320

While horror games have seen an indie revival in recent years, the major publishers continue to shy away from the genre. Justin, Josh, and Ethan investigate and discuss their personal favorite frights and spooky failures. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a variety of entertainment-focused video game topics…. Continue reading

Franchise Debuts – The Horrible Show Live #319

Justin, Josh and Ethan dig deep to figure what makes for a truly memorable debut for a new video game franchise. From the highs of Resident Evil to the failures of Homefront which originals still stand above their sequels? The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a variety of… Continue reading

Hard and Good Games – The Horrible Show Live #318

Justin, Josh, Ethan and Cole all agree that it is no small feat when a game that’s designed to be hard comes out to be just a fun and memorable as its more forgiving cousins. They discuss the intricacies that separate the hard games from the cruel games. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial… Continue reading