Are Horror Games Getting Too Much Action?

Think of the scariest movie you’ve ever seen, the type that stuck with you for days, if not months, tugging at the mental strings that control fear. Do you have one? Great. Now think about the protagonist of that particular movie and the type of gun or martial art they used to finally destroy the… 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

What We Are Playing November 2011 – The Horrible Show 112311

The monthly visit to our now playing list reveals that Justin, Ethan, Josh, and Brandon may not have planned out their 2011 game schedule too well. Beyond Skyrim and Modern Warfare 3 there are still a lot of great contenders out there yet to be played. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Show… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Game Breaking Glitches and Bugs

Over the last year, some highly anticipated games have arrived into the hands of gamers with some bugs and glitches that made for a less than satisfying experience. What kind of bugs or glitches have driven you the craziest (examples) and what qualifies a game being made “unplayable’ by these bugs? Want in on the… Continue reading

BlizzCon Recap: Diablo 3 for Free, Pandas, Blizzard Dota

While I have somehow remained Con free for my entire existence (since I count PAX as an “Expo” just so that my point remains valid), BlizzCon has tempted me the most over the years. Coming off of the biggest expansion for World of Warcraft and with Diablo III seemingly revealed most of its pre-launch secrets… Continue reading

Does September 2011 Matter? – The Horrible Show 100511

Another month of headlines fly by and Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh take them to task. Get your legal team ready as things heat up around Team Meat, PSN EULAs, and the word Scrolls, among others. Also, beware of poison sumac. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Show Notes Cast: Justin L,… Continue reading

Gaming Connoisseur: Gaming Marathons Part 1: Preparation

What I consider a gaming marathon today was actually just called gaming back when I was a young lad (what I call responsibility today was also vastly different as cleaning my room is one of many things I have to do now, oh childhood, how I squandered you). Today’s adult gamer just doesn’t have the… Continue reading

Think of the Children: Budget Gaming for Kids

Back when I was growing up, there were three main options of acquiring a video game. The game could either be purchased by you, your parents or an awesome relative who actually looked at your birthday/holiday wish-list and wanted you to be happy on that special day. Another way to play a new game was… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Protected Violence

Huge win for the industry this week as the Supreme Court ruled against California’s violent video game sales law. Hopefully, with all of this recent validation, the video game industry can actually do something with the spotlight (at least they didn’t notice Duke Nukem Forever). We focused our editorial efforts on unveiling 2 of the… Continue reading

What We Are Playing June 2011 – The Horrible Show 062911

Surprisingly, June turned out to be a hell of a month for gaming. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Justin run through their standout games and answer questions about Trenched, Crysis 2, Borderlands, Shadows of the Damned and others. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow We’ve been complaining a lot lately about our backlog of… Continue reading