Every day, Horrible Night is on the look out for the most interesting news items in the gaming industry to pass along to you with our unique take. 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. Each week we will be recapping the shiniest of the objects, while looking for your feedback so that you can help us define what type of gaming news is the most interesting.
The problem with all of the promises disguising themselves as news in the summer is that we already have enough hot air around us to begin with.
Tell us what we missed and what we got right with the wrong opinion.
36 headlines distracted us last week, in reverse chronological order here’s the best from that list.
Review: Limbo – Destructoid
Whoa. Promising start for Limbo. You won over Sterling.
Goonies Return In A “New” Video Game [Msx] – Kotaku
$45 and you have to own an MSX for a new Goonies game? I can make that happen.
Alien Swarm Is Up On Steam – Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Free game is go
Warren Spector will keynote at PAX Prime 2010 – Joystiq
Nice pick. Too bad Epic Mickey isn’t coming out multi-platform.
SyFy Original Series Red Faction: Origins Announced – Giant Bomb
This can’t be good. Can it?
Kinect priced at $150, includes Kinect Adventures – Joystiq
Still a bit high, but thankfully it does come with a game. Who else is getting suckered into this?
The Next Guitar Hero Ends On An Epic, 20 Minute Long Note [Activision] – Kotaku
Wow, that sounds like, fun?
Shank dated for late August, priced at $15; adds co-op mission [update: new screens, video] – Joystiq
August 25 seems so far away, but I can’t wait to Shank
Borderlands DLC discounted for Xbox Live Deal of (Next) Week – Joystiq
Helluva deal, Knoxx and Zombie Island are tons of fun, still need a good crew to take on Moxxi though.
There IS a Zelda timeline, Skyward Sword predates Ocarina – Destructoid
PlayStation Plus vs. Xbox Live Gold – The Easy Mode
Finally in useful chart form.
Should Carmine live or die? The gamers choose for charity – GameCulture
I love how they turned a forgettable character in the first game into a story carried throughout all 3 games.