Horrible Times #411: The Grind is Chewy

Video game public relations has to either be a thankless job or they just have the wrong people in place. When we aren’t cleaning up from the previous debacle, we have new name-calling, copyright arguments, and all around cannibalistic behavior. Which is why when I see any company tell it like it is and offer… Continue reading

Horrible Times #407: The Sunday Destination

After the most drawn out gamer tease I’ve experienced in a while, I’m officially ready for Sony and Microsoft to announce their next-gen plans. Publishers and developers have to be even more frustrated as illustrated by Bungie’s attempted reveal of their new game, Destiny. I’m officially more confused about what to expect from their new online… Continue reading

Hey! Watch! 90’s Nintendo Promo Videos

As a survivor of heavy doses of Nintendo propaganda, nothing is quite so therapeutic as reliving my favorite youth drug of choice. There’s just something incredible about how badly 90’s advertising has aged. Lucky for all of us, YouTube user JJ Hendricks has uploaded handful of promotional videos of Nintendo’s finest work. I can’t really… Continue reading

Radio Waves for 02/08/13

I never thought I would be considering rehab. First, let me explain that I’ve got a problem. It’s not a “real” problem like being trapped in a gauntlet of traps run by a puppet, but is a problem nonetheless. When I first started gaming, it was an affair that required a computer, a monitor and… Continue reading

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

Kid and Play: Mario is Still Magic

Up until this most recent holiday season, I would have said that of the 3 people living in our home that I was the only gamer. So, you can imagine how pleasantly surprised I was that my girlfriend took an interest in my Wii U purchase. New Super Mario Bros. U has hooked her and… Continue reading

Bro In It – Super Gaming Best Friends Live #122

Animals and the Wii U duke it out this week for the affection of the SGBF’s. Also, Josh likes colossus, Justin cries over Connor, Cole plays with furries, and Ethan learns to love the jungle. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on their latest video game adventures… Continue reading

New Super Mario Bros. U Review: High Fidelity Formula

Ever since the original New Super Mario Bros. was released on the Nintendo DS, the series has been quite popular. A Wii followup added a local multiplayer wrinkle to the familiar side-scrolling madness of Mario and 4 players on-screen at once made it difficult to do anything but laugh. Now in 2012, we have two… Continue reading

Hyrule Historia Gets a Truly Limited Edition

About a year ago, Nintendo created Hyrule Historia alongside the release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The book basically serves as the guide to The Legend of Zelda and includes among other things “A Complete History of Hyrule” and an official timeline for the games. While the book has been available in Japan,… Continue reading

Game Hunt: Wii U

Console launches always lead to uncertainity around the availability of hardware. After failing to preorder, I knew if I was going to get a Wii U in 2012 it would have to be before the holiday sales opened up. That left me with 3 shopping days to acquire one before leaving it all to chance. How… Continue reading