Shiniest Objects: Too Good to be True

Ubisoft drops some knowledge with another inevitable release and financial reports, while EA is trying to screw up the launch of Mass Effect 3 and Sony finally gives PSN games some love with a new campaign. I don’t know which story I found more touching, all of our crushes, Brandon’s bonding with his son, or Cole’s hunting that never was.

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 on our Horrible Night Newswire Google+ Page. 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


We should probably promote our exclusives.

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

Warp Review – Metal Gear Solid: Grubs of the Patriots – Piki Geek
“Sounds pretty cool.”

Mass Effect Lead Writer Leaves BioWare – IndustryGamers
“You do what you like, you’ve earned it, sir.”

EA quickly ends Mass Effect 3’s BF3 freebie offer – Destructoid

thatgamecompany’s Journey Kicks Off PSN “Spring Fever” Next Month – Giant Bomb
“Great choice, and the PSN needs more campaigns like this.”

Mojang “Doesn’t Care” About FortressCraft, Won’t Sue Creator – Piki Geek
“That’s kind of an awesome stance.”

Rayman Origins is actually profitable for Ubisoft – Joystiq

Assassin’s Creed 3 arrives on October 30 – Joystiq
“Put up or shut up Ubi.”