Shiniest Objects: The Return of The

Holy Batman game, Batman. Arkham City lit up the review charts while old franchises received new updates, and gamers were extremely charitable over an amazing weekend. Here at the Night, Ethan confronts an unspoken question about our brethren, The Horrible Show can’t stop talking about marathons, and Brandon introduces us to the greatest gamer in his household.

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.

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Last Week’s Headlines


I didn't know my VCR could play games.

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

Capcom officially announces Devil May Cry HD Collection – Destructoid
Who would buy this? This sucker right here.

Extra-Life Raises Over One Million Dollars – G4
Just a few other charity marathons going on this weekend :)

NFL Blitz returns to the gridiron in 2012 – Joystiq
Finally official!

Metareview: Batman: Arkham City – Joystiq
Just in case you still doubted The Bat.

Gears of War 3 ‘RAAM’s Shadow’ DLC announced – Shacknews
I’m one of the few that love RAAM, so count me in.

Report: Half Of Console Owners Purchase DLC – GameInformer
Oooohhh stats. Interesting.

31 Days Of Halloween: Day 13 – American McGee’s Grimm: A Boy Learns What Fear Is – GameCrashers
Never gave this one a shot, but I love this campaign

SSX Release Date Announced – GameInformer
Hell. Yes.

The Rarest and Most Valuable 3DO Games – RacketBoy
An interesting look back at the library of a system most of us never got the chance to play.