Journey Soundtrack is First Grammy Nominated Game Soundtrack

Grammy award nominees were announced this week, and this marks only the second time that video game music has been involved. Austin Wintory and his soundtrack for Journey are nominated in the Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media category. This is the first time ever that a video game soundtrack has been nominated. Journey is… Continue reading

The Walking Dead Review: The Dead Can Feel

A game seldom comes along which strikes a chord deeper than just being entertained. The Walking Dead by Telltale Games delivers on a one-of-a-kind experience by reaching into your personal morality and advocates a new level of interactive storytelling. Episodic games are some of the more difficult games to master, and this holds especially true when it… Continue reading

Sportsfriends Come Together for the Best Local Multiplayer You Haven’t Played Yet

Local co-op and competitive games have struggled to find the funding and focus this generation even though they tend to be some of our favorites around here at Horrible Night. Add the bits of innovation from the indie game scene to a local multiplayer game and you have an even harder game to bring to… Continue reading

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Game Curious Video: We May Need a Computer Virus

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is President Bill Pullman’s worst nightmare. Aliens are invading and we ain’t got no Smith ‘n Goldblum. Luckily, we do have a Mister Dave. The man is no stranger to killing xenos, and his extermination skills are on full display in this Game Curious. Josh and Justin take a run at the PC… Continue reading

Two Painkiller: Hell & Damnation Trailers Full of Pleasure

The original Painkiller was the Doom 3 we all wanted. Unfortunately, we couldn’t know that at the time of its release. Yet that didn’t stop me from enjoying its refreshingly old school shooter sensibilities. Wave after wave of demonic and supernatural foes. Giant bosses. Amazing weapon designs. A f******* stake gun. You either love Painkiller… Continue reading

Borderlands 2: The Right to a Bazillion Guns – The Cursed Checkpoint #127

Brandon, Aaron, and Justin G take a break from their bazillionder gun hunt to discuss how much more Borderlands 2 is the right amount of Borderlands, as well as their thoughts on the future of the franchise. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video… Continue reading

Retro City Rampage Game Curious Video: Do You Get It?

You mean Retro City Rampage actually came out?! And it’s actually fun to play?! TOTALLY BODACIOUS!!! Justin and Josh put away their Pogs and put on their Underoos for this most referential of Game Curious episodes. This video is intended for an mature audience as our commentary is not kid-friendly: For more Game Curious and video… Continue reading

Sony Folds on Proteomics

Back in January, we reported on some pretty exciting (nerdy) news about a game called FoldIt that relied on human wetware (brains) to figure out proteins’ most efficient folding structures… which only sounds moderately interesting until you realize that figuring out these proteomic puzzles can help researchers develop vaccines and other treatments for Disease. Yes,… Continue reading

4A Games Rethinks Its Multiplayer Aspirations for Metro: Last Light

In a bit of news that should be quite a bit more common than it is, 4A Games has decided to stop work on the multiplayer portion of Metro: Last Light and put all of their effort into the single player. Apparently some E3 fan response was all it took to make the developer rethink including… Continue reading