Shiniest Objects: Forever Happened

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 week leading up to Labor Day weekend made for a slower news week than usual. Fortunately, PAX had a few surprises to keep us on our toes.

Tell us what we missed and what we got right with the wrong opinion.

Duke Nukem Forever

You missed your photo op at PAX

28 headlines distracted us last week, in reverse chronological order here’s the best from that list.

Microsoft Raising Xbox Live Price – G4
Hmm. I didn’t really expect this until the next Xbox, they should probably detail why the price is increasing.

Review: Guilty Party – Destructoid
Bet you never thought of this one as one to watch.

Review: Monster Dash – The Easy Mode
Looks like I’ll be upgrading from Cannabalt.

Epic Games Wows With Stunning iPhone App Epic Citadel – G4
Ok, we are impressed.

Trials HD Dev Announces MotoHeroz for WiiWare – Shacknews
Why just Wii? Sigh

Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath remake coming to PS3 in 2011 – Joystiq
Uhoh, this just pushed @robeque over the edge.

LA Noire officially delayed to first half of 2011 – Joystiq
Duh. But Rockstar, take your time, you won a new fan with Red Dead. Do what you gotta do.

Crackdown 2’s “Toy Box” Will Make the Game Unplayable – Evil Avatar
Ugh. More Crackdown blemishes.

Sony’s Kevin Butler Goes Viking For New PlayStation Move Ad – G4
Sony better be paying Kevin well.

Duke Nukem Forever coming ‘2011’ on Xbox 360, PS3 & PC, courtesy of Gearbox – Joystiq
It’s rare that an announcement is both exciting and unnecessary.

‘We bought Duke Nukem.’ Franchise rights transferred from 3D Realms to Gearbox – Joystiq
Just when we thought we’d heard the last of Duke, it looks like it’s all just getting started.

Free Borderlands update will raise level cap, rebalance main game – Joystiq
The rebalance alone will make me dive back into Borderlands.