Shiniest Objects: Wii Told You So

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.

Horrible Objects

Last Week’s Headlines


Blow our minds, Reggie.

22 headlines distracted us and here’s the best from that list:

Brink release date moved up a week – Shacknews
This happens?

Grammy Awards encourage video game submissions – Shacknews
Hell. Yeah.

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?