The 2011 Grimmys – The Horrible Show Live 122811

Let’s hand out some awards. Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh reveal the winners of the 2011 Grimmys and reflect on their favorite gaming moments of the year. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow This show was recorded live on Twitch.tv. We apologize for any audio issues, but this will improve over future… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Game of the Year

The definitive games of the year, but only one can win. The Nominees Bastion – Small teams aren’t supposed to be able to provide thought-provoking, polished game experiences. Bastion will be impossible to forget for action RPG fans while other gamers found themselves engrossed by the incredible story narration and beautiful visuals of a world… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year – Coins Division

These mid-range priced games are well within the reach of cash-conscious gamers while still boasting incredible depth and value. From point and click adventures to old school vehicular shoot outs, 2011 was full of promising titles that went toe to toe with the big dogs. The Nominees Dungeon Defenders – Dungeon Defenders hasn’t lost momentum since arriving… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Story of the Year

We’ve reached a point where a video game can get by on story alone, regardless of any other features. That these stories happen to be interactive make them all that more interesting for gamers. The Nominees Bastion – The Kid wakes up and from the start is surrounded by destruction and unanswered questions. Constantly pushed… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: Soundtrack of the Year

A wise man once said, “It’s about the music!” Well, with video games, most of the time it isn’t. Most soundtracks go unnoticed, but the exceptional ones allow us to continue our journey while simultaneously melting our faces. The Nominees Bastion (Darren Korb) – The world of Bastion is being built right before your eyes, and Darren Korb’s… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: New Character of the Year

Getting attached to characters is a key ingredient to the long-term success of a franchise.  Whether they’re the protagonist, a side kick or mortal enemy is unimportant, these are the individuals that stood out amongst a title’s main players and are most worthy of becoming plush dolls. The Nominees Narrator (Stranger) (Bastion) – Playing video games is fun,… Continue reading

The 2011 Grimmys: How We Do Game of the Year – The Horrible Show 122111

Before they head to the digital voting booths, Justin, Cole, Ethan, Justin, and Josh expand on their own definitions of Game of the Year. They also throw out a few last minute considerations of game’s that haven’t been stealing recent headlines. Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow Show Notes Cast: Justin L, Cole,… Continue reading

The Undiscovered Platform: Chrome

It’s not exactly a secret, with the new Google Chrome layout that has an “apps” tab at the bottom of the “New Tab” screen, but it’s not something anybody but Ethan spends much time bringing up here: Google’s getting some traction in the games-in-your-browser field with its Chrome Web Store. In-browser games aren’t new and… Continue reading