Spelunky Reflex Review: Loving Torture

Spelunky is a game that is far outside my level of skill, so much so that I’m quite confident I will never see it through to its conclusion. For most games, that would be  enough reason to set down your controller, take a deep breath and settle on something else from your library, something that… Continue reading

Gun Monkeys Game Curious Video: Aggravated Power Company Employees

Justin and Coop, deathmatch aficionados, take to the Gun Monkeys arena to see just how competitive platforming primates can be when given crazy weapons, bombs, and the insatiable desire for more power. This video is intended for a mature audience as our commentary is not kid-friendly: For more Game Curious and video content from Horrible… Continue reading

Rogue Legacy Game Curious Video: Heir Apparent

Rogue Legacy passes the joy of random dungeons/castles and permadeath to your children. Your children also have a few issues, some good, some bad. Justin keeps his heroic failure of a bloodline going long enough to enjoy one of the best indie games surprises of the year. This video is intended for a mature audience… Continue reading

DuckTales Remastered is at PAX East

If you like DuckTales and really enjoyed the DuckTales game where you hop around in the guise of Scrooge McDuck, then I have a huge surprise for you (well I don’t, but the people that originally broke the story do). DuckTales Remastered has been teased as part of Capcom’s catalog at Pax EAST. Just watch the teaser… Continue reading

Escape Goat 2 Announced for PC with New Art Style

Goat and mouse. A bro combination so powerful that they could not be contained to one game. Ian Stocker of MagicalTimeBean has announced via an interview with IndieStatik that Escape Goat 2 is headed for a PC release later this year. Ian has stated that Escape Goat 2 will be similar in style to the… Continue reading

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Video Reflex Review: I Thought I Knew You

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is a re-imagining of classic Mario-clone The Great Giana Sisters. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the franchise, Black Forest Games ran a successful Kickstarter in June of ’12 to create this new entry. The Machinae Supremacy soundtrack may own bones, but will that be enough to get Justin through some questionable… Continue reading

Tiny Barbarian DX Interview with Michael Stearns – The Cursed Checkpoint #129

Tiny Barbarian DX is an action platformer made with a serving of retro gaming respect and a dollop of Conan the Barbarian. Ethan Moses speaks with creator Michael Stearns about the game, indie game development, and his views on Kickstarter/Greenlight. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a… Continue reading

Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit Video Reflex Review: That’s Between a Bunny and His Duck

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The crazy French developers at Arkedo Studio made a new game. That game is called Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit. It involves an undead cape-wearing rabbit (who is also the Prince of Hell) trying to recover stolen photos of him masturbating with a rubber ducky. Naturally, this game is a metroidvania-ish side scroller with… Continue reading

Broforce Interview with Evan Greenwood – The Cursed Checkpoint #126

The prototype for Broforce was pretty much a calling for our brothusiast, Ethan. He joins Free Lives’ Creative Director, Evan Greenwood, to discuss the game, the true definition of bro, how to survive the flying sharks of South Africa, and more. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews… Continue reading

Mark of the Ninja Video Reflex Review: Stealth is Cool Again

The duders at Klei Entertainment are trying their hands at the 2D stealth platforming genre (what?!) with Mark of the Ninja for XBLA. Mark of the Ninja is to Shank as Pizza Rolls are to Pizza. It’s got all the flavor of the original recipe, but product as a whole is superior in every way…. Continue reading