Closet Competitiveness: My Secret Affair with High Scores

Our own EIC Justin Lacey wrote an excellent article a few weeks back about his difficulty with dedicating time to competitive gaming despite his competitive nature. It was a very well written article but in all honesty it didn’t speak to me on a personal level because frankly, I’m scared to death of competition. Conflicting… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Video Game Music is Better

Time to pay tribute to the best noises in video games, the music: What are your favorite video game soundtracks? Including any new updates to classic music by different artists. Want in on the weekly conversation? Every Wednesday we pose a question on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. You can answer from Wednesdays through Mondays on Twitter… Continue reading

Taking Offense for Equality – The Horrible Show 111611

In our attempt to point out the not so offensive portions of video games, Justin, Cole, Ethan, Josh, and Justin end up making the most offensive episode of the show yet. Monster profiling, floating heroes, crushed horses and others get their due. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow This episode is a continuation… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Misplaced Sidekicks

We’ve covered bosses and heroes before, so lets move on to sidekicks. Which “other characters” could actually be useful in other franchises? Maybe Tails is better suited in the Mario Kingdom? Ethan (Wizardtrain187) Tails would make the Mushroom Kingdom his b***h! The wide variety of familiars from Symphony of the Night pop into my head… Continue reading

Hey! Watch! 50 Genesis Games Spoiled

Released on August 14, 1989, the Sega Genesis was the first real competitor to Nintendo’s dominance on the home console market. But seeing how Justin L and I were die hard Nintendo fanboys, we didn’t get the chance to play many of the games released on the Genesis. Luckily, the Fine Brothers are there to… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 08-25-10: Franchise Players

Riding our ego wave from last week, Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Christina set their sights on helping to improve a few game franchises. Fans of Resident Evil, Fallout, Crackdown, BioShock, Final Fantasy, Mario, Prince of Persia, and Battlefield beware. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow We’ve got ideas. They may or may not be… Continue reading