It was a week full of sequel related announcements, from delays to accidental reveals there was a little bit of every kind of video game deja vu possible. We were busy fighting the inevitable including DLC, new consoles, and that bad guy who screwed it up for all of us.
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.
- Editorial // Closet Competitiveness: My Secret Affair with High Scores by Ethan Moses
- Hey! // Help! Epic Mario Lego Project
- Podcast // Share Your Coconut Water – Super Gaming Best Friends #107
- Editorial // Today’s Single Player DLC Doesn’t Stand a Chance by Justin Lacey
- Cheap and Dirty Gamer // Super Villainy and Its Lustful Upgrades by Ethan Moses
- Editorial // Do We Need New Video Game Consoles? by Cole Monroe
- Editorial // You Fools! You Trusted a Bad Guy by Brandon Coppernoll
- I Learned Something Today // The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker by Cole Monroe
Last Week’s Headlines
19 headlines distracted us and here’s the best from that list:
Probably a big deal.
New Super Mario Bros 2 Announced, Coming in August to 3DS – Piki Geek
I don’t understand the widespread appeal even though I love the game. Too cool.
Trials Evolution breaks 1-day XBLA sales record – Shacknews
Want some Dota lessons?
Dota 2 to augment F2P model with community rewards – Shacknews
How exactly do you top the action of God of War 3 if you tell about his early life?
Oh, Hey, There’s Totally a Leaked God of War: Ascension Trailer – Giant Bomb
Can you go ahead and rename it though?
Prey 2 Delayed Out Of 2012 – Game Informer
Hope it doesn’t push any further. It may get lost among fall releases.
Darksiders 2 launch delayed until August – Joystiq
Change of pace. Usually Microsoft’s big franchises are September releases (Halos and Gears).
Halo 4 awakens Master Chief on November 6 – Joystiq
Wooo! Well deserved.
Legend Of Grimrock Dev Recoups Game Costs – Game Informer