Horrible Times #413: The Alternative to Spoilers

The game industry’s Spring flavored double gut punch landed its second blow this week as GDC floated all kinds of interesting backstories that wanna-be flies on the wall like me can’t get enough of. I don’t know about you, but I could listen to the stories about alternative versions of Dante, how bunnies were almost… Continue reading

Counter Gaming: Forgetting the Fun

Logsmash was your stereotypical example of primal man. Like most of his peers, his time was consumed with his continued survival efforts. He had to forage for food, fight off prehistoric animals and seek shelter from the frigid temperatures of his Ice Age climate. One day, Logsmash met Tigerpunch and Rockthrow, two other cave-themed people… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: We Were Heard

Last week was historical. The internet, including plenty of gaming websites, banded together in protest of SOPA and PIPA and by weeks end both bills were put on hold indefinitely. The war isn’t over, but that was a pretty impressive victory. Locally, we debuted our latest podcast show as well as two additional episodes to… Continue reading

Pick More Flowers – Super Gaming Best Friends #101

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Super Gaming Best Friends. Josh, Justin and Ethan welcome Aaron to his first ever podcast and the best friends discuss what they do to pass time in Saints Row, rocket enemas, picking flowers, and playing MMO’s alone. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Gratuitous Choices

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. With no major game releases to negotiate where will we turn? Aaron (BGRadio) I’ve started a couple of college classes, but that’s not… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Queued Up Award

Whether being overshadowed by other games or just being too big to conquer in a single year, these games will be stalwarts of our gameplay for 2012, if not for the next decade or so. The Nominees The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings – The Witcher 2 is a game that makes this list because we literally couldn’t find the… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Finish This Right

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. The last meanwhile of the year is upon us, here’s how we are wrapping 2011: Justin L (JDevL) Honestly, I’m thrilled to have… Continue reading

Star Wars: The Old Republic: Single Player MMO – The Cursed Checkpoint #101

Josh has traditionally been anti-MMO games but has fallen for Star Wars: The Old Republic, so Justin sits down with him to figure out what has happened and if he should join in. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline,… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Category Nominations – The Horrible Show Live 121411

You can’t pick Games of the Year if you can’t categorize them correctly. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Josh went live to brainstorm category ideas with each other and the Horrible Night community. Who will win Best Obscure Category? Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow This show was recorded live on Twitch.tv. Live podcasts… Continue reading