The 2013 Grimmys: Games of the Year Awards Recap

The 2013 Grimmys are complete. Did you catch all of that? Don’t worry, neither did Cole and Josh. Justin brings them in to get a fresh and final reaction to the winners and finalists of Horrible Night’s games of the year. This special episode is a part of The 2013 Grimmys, Horrible Night’s game of the year… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Downloadable Game of the Year Below $10

The best downloadable game we played this year that cost next to nothing. Gunpoint Gunpoint brought the memorable spy gadgets which by itself would make it a pretty fun game. On top of the gadgets Gunpoint adds witty writing, fantastic level design, entertaining enemies, and a memorable ending. It’s easy to see which game wears… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Indie Developer of the Year

The independent developer that impressed us the most this year. Suspicious Developments – Gunpoint The only word we keep coming back to describe Tom Francis/Suspicious Developments work on Gunpoint is – inspirational. Thankfully, he has even provided a breakdown of his development process for the game. Gunpoint is just about as tight as puzzle platformers… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Best Gameplay Gimmick

There’s always one part of a game that you will always remember. Its defining feature whether it is completely new, borrowed, improved, or just weird is what makes it worth playing. That was cool. We’d do that again. Wire Jacking – Gunpoint Taking control of a building and turning it into your own sandbox has… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Best Debut

New franchises need to be celebrated at this stage in video game history. This is the best new idea we’ve seen in a while. Gunpoint The complete package out of the gate, Gunpoint ran away with the puzzle platformer genre this year. It features memorable characters, fantastic writing, clever level design, great pacing, and enough… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Award Selections Part 2

Some of the games of 2013 deserve more than just a participation trophy. Justin, Ethan, Aaron, Coop, and Jordan settle in for a five part deliberations to hand out The 2013 Grimmys. This round we look at 2012, horror, characters, and failures. This special episode is a part of The 2013 Grimmys, Horrible Night’s game of the… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Mr. Dave Award for Best New Character

In honor of the greatest create-a-character in Horrible Night history, we do not take our relationships with video game characters lightly. This new character stole the show. Richard Conway – Gunpoint Richard Conway is just an innocent spy-for-hire caught in the wrong pair of pants. Clearing his name isn’t easy, but having enough wit to… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys: Best Gunz

Who doesn’t love a few good toys? The best tools of the trade can become iconic for even the most pedestrian of video game experiences. Here’s to the “gun” that we were thrilled to add to our arsenal this year and saved our asses more times than we can count. Skyhook – Bioshock Infinite The… Continue reading

The 2013 Grimmys Games of the Year Preview – The Cursed Checkpoint #207

Justin, Aaron, Josh have just one podcast to figure out what games they still need to play before voting on the games of the year for 2013. There are a lot of Best Digital Butt contenders to sift through and someone has to finish Animal Crossing. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused… Continue reading