The worst horror movie of all time is now an 8-bit videogame

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Feb 22, 2013, 5:02 PM EST

From Mystery Science Theater 3000 to your mobile phone, this is Manos: The Hands of Fate.

If Troll 2 is the best worst movie, then Manos is the worst worst movie. Boring, inane and starring a villain with really big thighs, MST3K infamously never suffered a more heinous "film" in its entire run. It was so bad that both Dr. Forrester and TV's Frank independently apologized to Joel for making him endure it.

So after it had its brief resurgence thanks to MST3K, Manos fell forever into obscurity, right? Wrong! It's still well known as the worst film in human history, its villain, Torgo, became the namesake for the protagonist of one of the longest running web comics in history, and now Torgo and company can outsit eternity.

That's right. Manos: The Hands of Fate is now a videogame. 

Done in a classic 8-bit platforming style, this Android game, unlike the film for which it's based, actually looks really cool. Here's how it's described by the developer:

Lost on their vacation, Mike and his family have wandered the desert trying to find a place to stay, only to wind up in the haunted Valley Lodge. Maintained by Torgo, an unusual man/satyr who "takes care of the place while The Master is away", the hotel is swimming with paranormal activity which Mike has to brave through to find his now missing family. Who is The Master, and what does he want with Mike's family? Armed with his trusty revolver, Mike will have to wander the haunted halls, venture out into the desert, uncover a dark temple and battle the forces of darkness to find out!

For $2.49, it seems like a no-brainer for any fan of classic games and not-so-classic movies.

(via Kotaku)