Mega Headlines: Faster, More Barfing, Single Player, and Worth the Investment

Changing up our news coverage a bit here on HN. As someone who is borderline addicted to following the video game industry, I’ll be bringing you a wrap-up of the chewiest headlines I can find a couple of times a week. It looks like 2K is going to salvage the XCOM shooter after all without… Continue reading

Going Indie – The Horrible Show #310 Live

Justin, Ethan, and Josh discuss the rise and the future of indie games while attempting to define what makes a game an indie game and the differences between large and small independent developers. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of as they discuss a variety of entertainment-focused video game topics. This show… Continue reading

The Thing About Arcade Expos – The Horrible Show #305

Justin, Cole, and Ethan recap their experience at the Louisville Arcade Expo – games from every era, lots of pinball and amazing people. Plus, they react to the Assassin’s Creed 3 trailer, talk XCOM and more. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of as they discuss a variety of entertainment-focused video game… Continue reading

Syndicate Goes the Route of XCOM, Ditches What Made It Popular

EA has officially announced Syndicate, a rehashing of the 1993 cyberpunk strategy game developed by Bullfrog Productions Ltd. Now before you go and get excited, you should probably know that in its infinite wisdom, EA has decided to go the route of the super exciting first-person shooter with this title since there aren’t enough of those out right now… Continue reading

E3 11: Third Party Party – The Horrible Show 061011

The final day of The Horrible Show’s E3 coverage is all about the games. Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Josh jaws hit the floor during EA and Ubisoft’s press conferences. We also mention a handful of other standout games and create some unique E3 awards. Send in your questions to or @TheHorribleShow Show Notes Cast:… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Dig Dug

If it weren’t for Dig Dug, I’m pretty sure that I would have made the mistake of calling either the exterminator or the X-COM team if I discovered Pookas and Fygars in the sub-surface of my front yard.  Fortunately, I had Dig Dug to teach me in the early days of gaming that the proper… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Sorting Through The Remains of E3 2010

Every day, Horrible Night is on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry to pass along to you with our unique take. The articles that just miss the cut end up in the Shiny Objects feed which can be viewed here (or on the sidebar of the site) and subscribed to here. Each… Continue reading