Played Splatoon – You Are What You Ink

Leave it to Nintendo to tackle the multiplayer scene with one of the strangest takes on online shooters since the warfare between plants and zombies. Splatoon, a new joint from the Big N, pits teams of squid-kid hybrids (called inklings) against each other in skirmishes less about mindless murder and more about territorial vandalism. It’s quite… Continue reading

Game Curious Splatoon – You’ve Got Ink On You

It’s been a while since I was actually interested in a multiplayer game with random strangers from the start. Usually I’ll warm up with some friends and if I like it enough, I’ll go public. Nintendo had my best interests in mind with Splatoon because it turns out that playing a fun game with other… Continue reading

Livestream Event – Evolve HoNight Game Night 2/12 930pm EST – Monster Don’t Care

Alright. This has gone on long enough. HoNight Game Night wants to come out to play and with it Horrible Night starts livestreaming on a weekly basis again. Before we get there though, let’s start with this week. Coop and I will be live this Thursday (2/12) at 930pm EDT on Twitch.tv/HorribleNight. We will be playing… Continue reading

Livestreaming Returns – Gauntlet HoNight Game Night 9/25 9pm EDT – Don’t Shoot the Food

I told you we’d get warmed up. The next step? The return to livestreaming. Coop and I will be live this Thursday (9/25) at 9pm EDT on Twitch.tv/HorribleNight. We will be playing Gauntlet for the very first time. Well, I mean, we’ve played Gauntlet before, just not this Gauntlet. Give us a break it just… Continue reading

Evolve Makes 4v1 Look Good From Both Sides

Turtle Rock, the developers behind Left 4 Dead definitely shook up the the multiplayer genre once before, and its next game, Evolve, may do so again. I’m a sucker for Danzig and Predator references so I stood no chance against the reveal trailer, but the gameplay demo below may have sealed my fate. On one… Continue reading

Natural Selection 2 Game Curious Video: Aliens and Marines Hate Each Other

Most people probably won’t remember the original Half-Life mod Natural Selection. Forgivable since it came out in ’02. Don’t let that stop you from checking out Unknown Worlds’ Natural Selection 2. This is a multiplayer FPS/RTS hybrid with a familiar humans vs. aliens aesthetic. For fans of the original, you’ll be right at home with NS2…. Continue reading

Foul Play Classes Up Its Brawling for Theatrical Audience

Multiplayer beat-em ups will always have a place in my downloadable library. Foul Play is looking to bring a bit more class to the genre and to XBLA with its old-fashioned brawling style. Foul Play stars Baron Dashforth as he reenacts his true life story of daemon hunting for a in-game theater audience. It “is… Continue reading

Bioware Confirms the Not-So-Secret DLC: Mass Effect 3’s ‘Earth’

It was leaked recently by some file sifters that there may be another multiplayer DLC coming for Mass Effect 3 titled “Earth.” Today Bioware officially announced the new DLC and what’s included, and it is as it sounds: multiplayer maps on Earth. There will be 3 new multiplayer maps added, and battles with deadly futuristic weaponry will… Continue reading