The 2011 Grimmys: New Character of the Year

Getting attached to characters is a key ingredient to the long-term success of a franchise.  Whether they’re the protagonist, a side kick or mortal enemy is unimportant, these are the individuals that stood out amongst a title’s main players and are most worthy of becoming plush dolls. The Nominees Narrator (Stranger) (Bastion) – Playing video games is fun,… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: BFG Award

Where the hell did you come from? Seriously, you didn’t have to go that far, but we’re glad you did. Thanks for blowing our minds a bit. The Nominees Shadows of the Damned – People who have played Shadows of the Damned won’t shut up about it, which has got to be irritating as, well…hell, to… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: How We Do Game of the Year – The Horrible Show 122111

Before they head to the digital voting booths, Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh expand on their own definitions of Game of the Year. They also throw out a few last minute considerations of game’s that haven’t been stealing recent headlines. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Show Notes Cast: Justin L, Cole,… Continue reading

Does July 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 081011

Seriously, you have no idea how excited we are to talk about video games again. Through audio difficulties the crew is back. After a GenCon detour Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh comb through headlines of July to see if any of them matter. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Long Description Coming… Continue reading

Shadows of the Damned Review: Emag Pu Dekcuf

It is unfortunate that Shadows of the Damned looks so generic from the outside. Bad title, bland cover and when seen in stores, the only thing it screams is, “I fill out this shelf!” Only by staring a bit closer can you sense that this may be a different experience entirely. If the phrase “A Suda51 Trip”… 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

What We Are Playing June 2011 – The Horrible Show 062911

Surprisingly, June turned out to be a hell of a month for gaming. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Justin run through their standout games and answer questions about Trenched, Crysis 2, Borderlands, Shadows of the Damned and others. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow We’ve been complaining a lot lately about our backlog of… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: No Thanks

The industry was catching up on reviews last week as the busy month of June winds down. Thankfully, we also saw the end to the latest hacking campaigns, but I’m sure someone else will pick up where they left off. We got a little introspective on Horrible Night last, but also got some solid game… Continue reading