XBLA Breaks Sales Records in 2012 and Here are the Top Games

XBLA has been good to all of us this generation, and 2012 was its biggest year yet. But which games were the biggest and what kind of money are we talking. Well XBLA Fans has the details on the top 10: Minecraft – 4,997,000 units/$97,388,000 Trials Evolution – 1,002,000 units/$14,298,000 The Walking Dead – 2,615,000… 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

Horrible Times #403: The Nice Spartans

Video games took a beating last week. Same old story exacerbated by an idiotic publisher, so it was nice to be reminded by Bungie that this is an industry full of good people. Bungie’s team went out of its way to cheer up a child who had just endured a liver transplant. The pictures are… Continue reading

Horrible Times #402: The Line and The Punk

Even though CES isn’t worth paying attention as a gamer much anymore, I do appreciate starting off the year with some nergasms. Nothing gets me quite as excited as Steam Box rumors, even though I still don’t believe anyone knows anything concrete, I just hope Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo are paying attention so our game… Continue reading

Nominees Announced for 2013 Independent Games Festival

The indie boom continues and chances are that the next games destined to charm the thumbs right off your hands are featured in the just-announced nominees for the 2013 Independent Games Festival. The Independent Games Festival is a part of the upcoming Game Developers Conference and previous award winners include Fez, Minecraft, Limbo, Braid, and Amnesia:… Continue reading

Horrible Times #401: The First One

And… we’re back. After a two week break Horrible Night returns in full force. We’ve got original editorials, podcasts, livestreams, reviews, previews, and gamer culture articles queued up and ready for eyeballs and earholes and any other holes in your face that you care to use. You’ll be hearing all about the video games we… Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: Need for Constant Reassurance

Not much is clear in December in the gaming industry, at least until the awards come out. Until then, it’s filled with a lot of reflection and predictions and last minute shuffling for the next quarter of releases. The weirdest thing? The VGA’s turned out to be watchable this year. Predict that. Ethan continued to… Continue reading

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