All kinds of Nintendo rumors exploded this week and speculation raised up about the real Portal 2 release date that turned into an interesting Steam promotion. We got our game on a Net Heads after trying to dream up some remakes worth playing.
Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry. Some make it on the site as headlines, and the articles that just miss the cut end up in the Shiny Objects feed which can be viewed here (or on the sidebar of the site) and subscribed to here. Every Monday we recap the shiniest of the objects, and our original articles from the previous week.
- Editorial // Gaming Cynic: Magic is for Losers by Wizardtrain187
- Rated Review // Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP: It is a Time of Miracles by streetalchemist
- The Horrible Show // Remake It So: Start in the Dark
- Preview // Games of April Port the Mortal
- Hey! // Look! Real Life Combat Strategies for Torchlight 2 Monsters by Wizardtrain187
- REPLY TO ALL // Gaming Injuries
- Editorial // A Week Without Video Games by Colefacekilla
- Our Culture Interview // Net Heads: Your Local Video Game Center by JDevL
- Editorial // Mail This: Bio-Worn Out by GiffTor
- I Learned Something Today // The 7th Guest by Colefacekilla
Last Week’s Headlines
22 headlines distracted us and here’s the best from that list:
Brink release date moved up a week – Shacknews
Grammy Awards encourage video game submissions – Shacknews
George Hotz, SCEA Settle Legal Dispute – GamePolitics
Surprised this went as quietly as it did, but I have a feeling someone else may rock Sony’s boat a bit harder in the near future.
New Humble Bundle features Frozenbyte games and prototype – Joystiq
How can you not love the humble bundle?
Rumor: Nintendo dropping Wii price to $150 on May 15th – Joystiq
Sounds like a no lose move to me.
SSX gearing up for a January release, new screenshots – Destructoid
Dropped that stupid title, and the new info on this gets better and better. I’m psyched for some new SSX.
Netflix Adds Kinect Support For Xbox 360 – G4
Fantastic update for the lazy, like me.
New Nintendo Console Debuting At E3 This June, Launching In 2012, More Powerful Than Xbox 360 and PS3 [Republished] – Gizmodo
Not to go all 80s here, but no duh.
Portal 2 unlocking early — if you play the Potato Sack games long enough –
Holy hell, what a crazy campaign.
PAX Prime Registration Opens, Devs Get Their Own Gathering – Piki Geek
We’ll be there. Are you in?