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 Westerado: Double Barreled – A Fistful of Headwear

There are two things that seem to be for certain in the wild west: tales of vengeance and hats. It is with easy convincing that I stare down both barrels of Westerado: Double Barreled in search of my family’s killer. And hats. Along the way, I learn clues about the man who wronged me… like… Continue reading

Game Curious Turbo – Aqua Kitty: Milk Mine Defender is a Victory for Bubble Pipes

This is what happens when you add cats and water to Defender. Justin doesn’t like cats, loves Defender, and is indifferent to water. Surely one of those opinions will change after a few dozen fish explosions. Or watch the full length Game Curious Video For more video content from Horrible Night: Subscribe to our YouTube… Continue reading

Arcade Challenge of the Week – Commando

I wanted to start of the 2014 arcade challenges feeling like the true heroes that we are. One man against an entire army seemed like a great way to go about that. Commando delivered on that premise, however, it also reminded us that being a one man army isn’t a good tactic unless you are… Continue reading

Arcade Challenge of the Week – FixEight

Vertical shooters tend to flourish when you are controlling an overpowered aerial flying object, but we’ve flown enough recently. We wanted something grounded and with a bit more style than the classics soldier shooters like Commando and Ikari Warriors. I can’t say I know much about Toaplan’s catalog of shooters, but stumbling into FixEight has… Continue reading

Arcade Challenge of the Week – Mystic Warriors

Mystic Warriors is set in a dystopian future in New York, where an evil organization known as the Skull Enterprise has taken over the nation and are now plotting a worldwide takeover. The player takes control of one of five young ninja who are being targeted by Skull forces: Spyros, Keima, Kojiro, Brad, and Yuri… – Wikipedia Upon… 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

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Decision 2: New City is a Good Gaming Decision

I like zombies and I like the top -down perspective so it’s pretty obvious that I’d like the game Decision 2: New City because it features both prominently. If it’s lacking anything, it’s a catchy name. I didn’t play the original Decision, though I’m assuming it was the wrong one since there was a sequel, but… Continue reading