When We Played with Nintendo Power – The Horrible Show #304

Nintendo Power helped introduce the entire gaming industry to many gamers in the late 80’s. Justin, Cole, and Josh were no exception even if Ethan was. The cast looks back on and reads some interesting letters from the pivotal magazine. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a variety… Continue reading

The End of Worlds

According to some folks, Harold Camping to be precise, May 21, 2o11 will be Judgment Day. Not to be confused with Skynet coming online and hordes of terminating robots destroying Earth, this Judgment Day is the bibilical version. If that makes you nervous, don’t worry, it will all be over soon. The world will be… Continue reading

Just 5 More Minutes: Super Mario 64

After 4 long hours playing, it was time to put myself and Super Mario 64 to bed. I had traversed Shifting Sands Land, Wet-Dry World, and Tiny Huge Island before making my way up to my biggest challenge yet: Tick-Tock Clock. The level consists of Mario working his way through the innards of a clock,… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Super Mario Bros. 2

Dreams can be strange and wonderful things but so can real life. Sometimes it’s hard to know the difference especially when great things are happening. Even though a dream can be totally devoid of anything you are used to, the world seems real. The movie Inception has brought a lot of focus to dreams in… Continue reading

Gamer’s Journey: Giving Up the Brothers for the World

When I first heard that the Super Nintendo was coming out, I was obviously excited. Having been brainwashed by Nintendo Power to love all things Nintendo, I just had to have this amazing video game platform. The games looked awesome when compared to the ones thus far released on the NES. Starting at that young… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 10-13-10: Think of the Children: Gamer Skills

Would someone Think of the Children? They need some gaming skills. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Christina, and newcomer, Alex, get our Raising Gamers Guide started by talking through essential gaming skills and their associated games. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow We return to our roots with the editorial that started it all, Think of… 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

FiNCK Emits a Doki Doki Panic

I’m surprised it took this long to see a promising game influenced by Super Mario Bros 2. Nicklas “Nifflas” Nygren, the creator of the recent adventure game Saira (available on Steam for $9.99), has announced FiNCK (Fire Nuclear Crocodile Killer) for the PC. “FiNCK was basically meant to be really fun to develop, as well… Continue reading