Backlog Commandos #102 – The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Cole and Kenny are back to tackle A Link Between Worlds. Did Kenny’s prediction come true, or did Cole drop the ball? How many tangents related to other Zelda games can we take? Backlog Commandos – Playing through our growing stack of games, one game and one month at a time. Play along with us each month and… Continue reading

News and… Banking on Your SNES

After taking in this amazing promotional video for TranDirect Holding’s home banking software running on an SNES we didn’t know what to make of it. After all the video itself fits right into internal promotional videos made by companies in 1998. What threw me off was the inclusion of and emphasis on the Nintendo partnership. Our guess… Continue reading

Played The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds – To The Past

A cross country flight and not feeling my other game options led me back to Link. It had been a long time old friend. Of course I couldn’t just pick up where I left off on The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, I had to start the game over because that’s what I do. The game… Continue reading

The Rhythm of Skipping – Super Gaming Best Friends #114

Josh reconvenes the SGBF with Justin and Ethan to discuss space pets, skateboarding fatigue, acrobatic princes, mmo acronyms, ninja gaiden appreciation, pinning balls, pulling mo’s, and gaming around the olympics. Skipping prowess not required. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on their latest video game adventures and… 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

I Confess: No Nintendo Gaming Roots

Alright, I’ll come out and say it before I start rattling off excuses and justifications: all of those classic Nintendo and Super Nintendo games that we talk about as genre-starters or so-good-they’re-still-fun-to-play? With the exception of Contra (which I beat on XBLA), Bionic Commando (which I beat in my first all-nighter), and Super Mario World… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Assassin Detective’s Wands of Terraria

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. Alex joins us this week and busts out his CDi, who the hell has one of those? Cole and the Justins go… Continue reading

Think of the Children: Historical Stories – The Horrible Show 031611

Our Think of the Children series continues with analysis of the best stories of the NES and SNES eras. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Gifford, and our guest, Craig reflect on Zeldas, Metroids, Quests, and soft Squares while forgetting your favorite game. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow It’s been a while since The Horrible… Continue reading

The Horrible Show 02-09-11: Just 5 More Minutes: Our Classics

Ret-ro. It’s story time this week as Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Christina relive the first games that they couldn’t put down. We hope you can handle the memories of Doom II, Zeldas, Castlevanias, and Metal Gears more tastefully than we could. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Just a warning to those… Continue reading

Meanwhile… Dancing Duty

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 surefire top selling game of the year comes out this week so those of us not shooting things all over again… Continue reading