The 2014 Grimmys Recap Show: Games of the Year Awards

Our 5th annual Grimmys is now in the books. Before we close the book on 2014, Josh Lee makes a surprise appearance to offer his opinion to Justin on the awards. Let’s see how many awards he thinks are “right.” This special episode is a part of The 2014 Grimmys, Horrible Night’s game of the year awards. This… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Game of the Year

The best video game we played this year. Wolfenstein: The New Order Ok that was fun, but seriously how seriously can we take a Wolfenstein? BJ Blazkowicz made us care. He made us double take more times than we can count whether that reaction came from explosions or humanizing performances in an otherwise ridiculous alternate… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Day Five Awards

Our Games of the Year discussions come to their conclusion. Day Five awards locals, developers, musicians, and writers. Oh yeah, and a game of the year or two. It’s time to get stubborn and sell your opinions as fact like never before. This special episode is a part of The 2014 Grimmys, Horrible Night’s game of the… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Best Looking Game of the Year

Graphics and style are all a part of the package. Don’t overthink this. Is this game good looking or not? This game made our eye holes the happiest. Alien: Isolation Attention to detail to perfectly recreate the creepiest atmosphere in all of film will get you our attention. Everything looks and feels like Alien. It also… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Day Four Awards

Gearing up for the final push our Games of the Year deliberations move forward. Day Four has its moments, looks pretty good, requires testing, is best experienced with friends, and goes mobile. Just don’t go opening your neighbor’s doors and it’ll be ok. This special episode is a part of The 2014 Grimmys, Horrible Night’s game of… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Comeback Award

We had almost given up on these franchises either because they were starting to suck or they had been gone too long. The triumphant return of this franchise will be remembered until the next one. Alien: Isolation How many times has a game starring a xenomorph let you down? My counter says, every time but one… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Day Three Awards

We cross the midway point in our Games of the Year deliberations. Day Three gives all the F’s, has plenty of characters, and welcomes back an old friend. We try to keep it together as these awards’ mood swings are getting out of control. This special episode is a part of The 2014 Grimmys, Horrible Night’s game… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: BFG Award

Overachievers are fine by us when they blow our minds and exceed our wildest expectations. This game in particular didn’t have to try so hard, but we’re happy it did. South Park: The Stick of Truth The best case scenario after Ubisoft salvaged this game from THQ’s bankruptcy was that it get released but would… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Day Two Awards

Games of the year deliberations and award selections continue on. Day Two features old games, disappointments, promises, fast games, and overachievers. Nothing goes as planned, sometimes that is a good thing. This special episode is a part of The 2014 Grimmys, Horrible Night’s game of the year awards. This show was recorded live on Twitch.tv/HorribleNight. The 2014 Grimmys… Continue reading

Games of October are Strangely Familiar

There’s no shortage of variety or quantity this month. This is also the weirdest grouping of sequels and pseudo-sequels that I’ve ever seen. It’ll be curious to see what actually breaks through and how memorable these games end up being. Civilization: Beyond Earth Justin L – If Firaxis hadn’t announced Civ: Beyond Earth, I probably would have… Continue reading