Game Curious Turbo – Oniken Beckons

Can you still feel like an old school, kick ass, ninja soldier while a new old school, kick ass, ninja action game kicks your ass? Justin signs up for Oniken to find out. Or watch the full length Game Curious Video For more video content from Horrible Night: Subscribe to our YouTube Channel Join us… Continue reading

Game Curious Turbo – Aqua Kitty: Milk Mine Defender is a Victory for Bubble Pipes

This is what happens when you add cats and water to Defender. Justin doesn’t like cats, loves Defender, and is indifferent to water. Surely one of those opinions will change after a few dozen fish explosions. Or watch the full length Game Curious Video For more video content from Horrible Night: Subscribe to our YouTube… Continue reading

Arcade Challenge of the Week – Commando

I wanted to start of the 2014 arcade challenges feeling like the true heroes that we are. One man against an entire army seemed like a great way to go about that. Commando delivered on that premise, however, it also reminded us that being a one man army isn’t a good tactic unless you are… Continue reading

Arcade Challenge of the Week – FixEight

Vertical shooters tend to flourish when you are controlling an overpowered aerial flying object, but we’ve flown enough recently. We wanted something grounded and with a bit more style than the classics soldier shooters like Commando and Ikari Warriors. I can’t say I know much about Toaplan’s catalog of shooters, but stumbling into FixEight has… Continue reading

Arcade Challenge of the Week – Mystic Warriors

Mystic Warriors is set in a dystopian future in New York, where an evil organization known as the Skull Enterprise has taken over the nation and are now plotting a worldwide takeover. The player takes control of one of five young ninja who are being targeted by Skull forces: Spyros, Keima, Kojiro, Brad, and Yuri… – Wikipedia Upon… Continue reading

Game Curious – Eldritch: Climb Up to Get Down, If You Want

Justin just can’t stay away from randomized holes especially ones filled with Lovecraftian atmosphere. The real question is how tempting will Eldritch make its holes to return to? This video is intended for a mature audience as our commentary is not kid-friendly: For more Game Curious and video content from Horrible Night: Subscribe to our… Continue reading

Flashback Review: What’s Old is… Still Kind of Old. Again.

There’s a legitimate argument to be made that rebooting a classic game franchise isn’t the valueless, naked cash grab we have with Hollywood (seriously, Sony Pictures? Spider-Man?). In addition to massive graphics improvement, controls have gotten better in both form factor and performance, sound is immeasurably improved, and you have the internet to explain to… Continue reading

Ys 1 Review: Pronounced with Speed

Going back to play an old game can be an exercise in patience. More often than not, the outdated gameplay mechanics coupled with crappy graphics (by today’s standards) can be off-putting. This is especially the case when it comes to old school Japanese RPG’s. Sitting through 10 minutes of scrolling dialog boxes will probably mean… Continue reading

CastleStorm Game Curious Video: It Approaches

Justin mounts his ballista to defend the fabulous eyebrows of his king in CastleStorm. If he ever stops shooting his own troops, he may learn just how satisfying it can feel to crumble an actual castle. This video is intended for a mature audience as our commentary is not kid-friendly: For more Game Curious and… Continue reading