Blizzard Provides $800,000 to Make-A-Wish Foundation Through WoW Pet Purchases

In general, video game players haven’t been looked upon as people who care about anyone but their avatar. However, a recent charitable piece of downloadable content has improved the image of those same gamers. Blizzard released a downloadable pet for World of Warcraft players called the “Moonkin Hatchling” for $10. Half of those proceeds went to the… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Is Single Player Dying?

Companies like Valve have started talking about moving away from single player experiences all together and combined with the recent episodes of the “internets collapsing” (PSN), do you think multiplayer games will still take over in the near future? Rob I really don’t think the PSN debacle will have much of an impact at all…. Continue reading

Meanwhile… That Space Jam Song

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. Coop is back this week, and not surprisingly, he just wants to shoot people, while GiffTor gets sucked into the world of… Continue reading

Blizzard Retrospective: 20 Years Of Games

It’s time for a bit of a history lesson about one of the model video game companies in the industry, Blizzard. The retrospective video (which you can watch here) is quite long, but if you are a fan of gaming and more specifically, Blizzard, you will definitely enjoy it. Told from the perspectives of the… Continue reading

What We Are Playing April 2011 – The Horrible Show 042011

We’ve been playing a few games the past month, culminating in a great time at Net Heads. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Gifford recap the whats and whys of their recent game library to relive Portal, WWE All-Stars, Crysis 2, Monday Night Combat, and others. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Enough of this… Continue reading

REPLY TO ALL: Gaming Injuries

Every occupation or hobby has its hazards (football players blow out their knees and end their careers early; lawyers drink too much and die of cirrhosis, stamp collectors…okay, almost every hobby). Over the years, after plenty of competitive battles and awkward gaming accessories, gaming has had its dangerous moments. The Cursed gather to discuss their… Continue reading

What We Are Playing March 2011 – The Horrible Show 032311

After a few retro episodes, it’s all about the games of today this week. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Gifford talk through the highs and lows of Torchlight, Dawn of War II: Retribution, Hard Corps: Uprising, Bulletstorm and say goodbye to a 360 soldier. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow It’s time to get… Continue reading

Meanwhile… No Charlie Sheen References

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. Ethan heads into the back catalog for some great er… good first person shooting action with Far Cry 2. Our guest this… Continue reading