Horrible Newswire: Have a Beta or 2

Do you remember the years that would go by without new games from Blizzard? Enjoy 2012 because this doesn’t happen very often. Elsewhere, hackers are still being dicks to games that don’t deserve it. We previewed the first major month of new releases, explored our backlog, and introduced your weekly radio segment. Last Week’s Headlines… Continue reading

I’m a Video Game Watcher

I have always been okay with watching other people play video games. Sure, there are times when I’d like to be the one playing, but sometimes I’d just like to see the story without actually having to go through the ordeal of actually physically controlling the characters. Recently I’ve noticed myself watching a lot more… Continue reading

Gamer’s Journey: Going to Hell with Diablo III Part 1: Back to Computer Gaming

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Diablo III. It’s arguably the biggest release of the year so far (notice I said arguably Mass Effect 3 fans). I have been pretty meh about the hype surrounding this game but I was never really that interested in the series as a whole. I remember watching friends play Diablo and Diablo II on many… Continue reading

You Fools! The Game is Smarter Than Me – The Horrible Show #308 Live

Video games are normally rewarding and entertaining, but there are those moments when they turn on you and make you feel dumb. Justin, Cole, Ethan and Josh are pretty familiar with that feeling and open up about some of their low moments in gaming. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as… Continue reading

You’re Playing It Wrong – The Horrible Show 113011

Even our remarkable cast can struggle with a particular type of game from time to time. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh sit down for some genre coaching for fighting, strategy, FPS games and others to find out who gives the best gaming advice. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Show Notes Cast:… Continue reading

Gaming Connoisseur: Tired of Being a Human? Be a Monster!

Being a monster is a loophole in my “always the good guy” gameplay routine. Monsters HAVE to destroy cities and eat humans (even babies, sorry, from their vantage point they can’t tell the size difference) as it’s part of the natural order. Without monsters, humans would go unchecked and overpopulate the Earth, causing environmental catastrophes that… Continue reading

World of StarCraft Mod Debacle Ends with a Tour of Blizzard

With the incredible success of World of Warcraft, an MMO based on an RTS, the question has often been posed about whether Blizzard’s other huge RTS would ever get the MMO treatment. This week, World of StarCraft was revealed, but not in the way that most would have anticipated. A video for World of StarCraft… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 11-10-10: Does October 2010 Matter?

Before October gets too far away we take a look back at the top headlines of last month to see if any of them matter. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Christina pick apart New Vegas bugs, Raven layoffs, Bethesda acquisitions, and everything BlizzCon. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow It seems like it’s been a… Continue reading

Meanwhile… We Like Controllers

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. Only two of us are swayed by the potential of becoming the controller when Kinect is released later this week. The rest… Continue reading