Edmund McMillen Unlocks The Basement Collection in August

Sure, Super Meat Boy and The Binding of Isaac may be some of our favorite games here at Horrible Night, but these games also helped make game designer, Edmund McMillen, a bit of a household name. Edmund, however, may actually prefer staying in the basement if you are the type that reads into announcements for… Continue reading

Killing Floor Honors the Sad Lives of Sideshow Freaks

The tales of those living life as part of a circus sideshow act range anywhere from sexy awesome adventures to horribly depressing sob fests and everywhere in between. Where as the fire breathers, contortionists and strong men could easily live normal lives and even use their abilities to create teams of exceptional human beings who thirst for… Continue reading

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness – Episode 3 Review: So Slick

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The latest Penny Arcade game plays like a greatest comedic hits, smashing mimes, hobos, and fruit-loving robots between toasted slices of bread and then punching that sandwich until you can’t even tell what it used to be anymore. Zeboyd Games further continues the adventures of Tycho and Gabe after Hothead Games’s last entry, albeit with a different… Continue reading

Indie Game: The Movie Now Available Worldwide

The phenomenon that is Indie Game: The Movie has been released in the wild on June 12, 2012. That’s right. It’s become the first movie ever to be available on Steam, and it’s also now available on iTunes or directly from IndieGameTheMovie.com. To say the trajectory of this movie is straight up would not be doing… Continue reading

Indie Game: The Movie Available on June 12th through Steam, Too

Shortly after the Indianapolis screening last week, Indie Game: The Movie announced its plans for physical and digital distribution of the film. June 12th is the release date of not only the DVD, Blu-Ray, iTunes, etc versions, but there are a few other surprising options for fans of digital downloads. The first breakthrough option is… Continue reading

Going Indie – The Horrible Show #310 Live

Justin, Ethan, and Josh discuss the rise and the future of indie games while attempting to define what makes a game an indie game and the differences between large and small independent developers. The Horrible Show – Join the editorial staff of HorribleNight.com as they discuss a variety of entertainment-focused video game topics. This show… Continue reading

Super Monday Night Combat Accidentally Skips Beta and is Playable Now

As if joining the ranks of the industry changing free-to-play games wasn’t enough, Super Monday Night Combat recently underwent a non-traditional launch as well. Uber Entertainment had planned on issuing a series of beta invites but those invites created some “silliness” and “wonkiness” so Uber just ran with it and opened up the game to everyone… Continue reading

Steambrothers! To Arms! Sword and Sworcery EP Released on Steam

The ridiculously named, yet fantastic adventure game Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP just dropped on Steam. Sword & Sworcery released on iOS last year to critical acclaim. The game features some downright gorgeous pixel art and a soundtrack that many of us here still listen to outside of the game. While we loved the game… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Wizorb Goes Balls Deep into Badass Territory

When I think wizards, I think about Gandalf the Grey going balls to the wall against a Balrog in hopes of protecting his fellow adventurers. I also think about the time that Gandalf the White (same bro, more magical) stormed down a mountain as some jerk-off monsters attempted to overrun Helm’s Deep. Essentially, when I think about wizards, I think… Continue reading

Dear Esther is the Latest Indie Fund Success

I reported on the independent publishing group Indie Fund’s first success with QUBE a month ago and am happy to report that the indie dream team has done it again with the atmospheric first person adventure game, Dear Esther. The game was able to make back Indie Fund’s initial investment in 5.5 hours according to the publisher’s website,… Continue reading