The 2014 Grimmys: Indie Game of the Year

The best video game we played this year by an independent developer. Sportsfriends Sportsfriends allowed us to create some of our favorite gaming memories. We made new friends, damaged old one’s in the best way, and did it all over again with a different game in the package. There’s some great couch multiplayer here, but… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Music of the Year

The best video game soundtrack or song that we couldn’t get out of our heads this year. Transistor – Darren Korb and Supergiant Games Supergiant knows atomosphere and Darren Korb completed Transistor’s with yet another haunting soundtrack. With or without the humming, the music will stick with you long after you finish the game. Finalists… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Indie Developer of the Year

The independent developer that impressed us the most this year. Deconstructeam – Gods Will Be Watching We have nothing but respect for Deconstructeam’s dedication to God Will Be Watching’s design. Even the perfect plan can break due to unforeseen circumstances. Knock the difficulty down and the game will break you in different ways. Not all… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Local Multiplayer Game of the Year

The best game to play on a full couch this year. Sportsfriends Separate these games out and they may sweep the category. Add them together and they are an unstoppable good time. The bruises suffered from JS Joust rival those suffered from our Pole Riders. There’s something for everyone here, every time. Finalists The Jackbox… 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: Mobile Game of the Year

The best game we played this year on any mobile platform. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Hearthstone is too easy to play, not to play it. Not just because it’s the most accessible collectible card video game, well, ever, but because that game experience transfers so well between a desktop and a tablet. For most of us, it’s… Continue reading

The 2014 Grimmys: Co-op Game of the Year

The best cooperative game we played this year that only got better with our best gaming friends. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Featured one of our memorable gaming marathons this year, Diablo III came a long way in 2015 thanks to the release of the expansion and subsequent content patches. Our co-op time with Reaper of Souls… 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: Best Moment of the Year

No matter your preference of drama, comedy, or action – this is the standout memory in gaming that will stick with all of us. South Park: The Stick of Truth – Equestrian Foreplay There’s a reason it’s called South Park and not the Stan, Kyle, Kenny, and Cartman Show. The residents of South Park are… 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