THS Action Pack: The Return – The Horrible Show Live #402

Justin, Josh, and Ethan bring some more random topics to the show this week featuring skeletons, weird controllers, AAA cash, stupid people, and the redemption of free-to-play games. Plus shout-outs and Niko’s trip Back to the Future. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a variety of entertainment-focused video… Continue reading

Oklahoma Violent Game Tax gets Violently Killed by Committee

Ars Technica reported today that a controversial bill to tax “violent” video games was voted down 5-6 in an Oklahoma House of Representatives sub-committee . The bill, which would have used the tax revenue to fund anti-bullying and outdoor education programs for children, was viewed with skepticism as committee members questioned why games were the only target. It seems the law… Continue reading

Bloodforge: First Cut Teaser Trailer is, well, Bloody

Little is known exactly what Bloodforge will be about beyond it is set in a Celtic world focused on the Celtic mythos. Speaking of which, I don’t recall a game that is centered on Celtic mythos. The main character, Crom, wields a mean sword with even meaner swordsmanship while wearing a mask that was likely… Continue reading

Does August 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 091411

The full cast reunites for the first time in a month as Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh overanalyze August’s headlines. PS3 price drop, Origin troubles, real cash in Diablo 3, indie games rising, plus something called Mega Release Fall. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Long Description Coming Soon Show Notes Cast:… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: We Knew Better

Earnings calls were this week with THQ and Nintendo trying to right their respective ships. This led to some good news for gamers (price cuts) and bad news (failing franchises). With the podcast taking two weeks off we still cranked out a few original editorials and picked up Cole’s jaw from off the floor after… Continue reading