Shiniest Objects: Dio Has Rocked For A Long, Long Time

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.

A slew of quality game reviews this week culiminated in the flood of Halo: Reach reviews released at midnight on Sunday morning.

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



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

Review: Batman: The Brave and the Bold (Wii) – Destructoid
“Finger-blistering difficulty” just piqued my interest.

Half of Mass Effect 2 players imported a save (and other stats!) – Joystiq
Whoa, that’s a dedicated fan base.

Just To Be Clear — NBA Jam’s Wii Version Has No Online Multiplayer [Sports] – Kotaku
Still want the game, but what once looked like perfection is taking some serious damage.

Jimpressions: Hunted: The Demon’s Forge – Destructoid
Gears of War with swords. Keep an eye on this one

Dead Rising 2: Case Zero breaks XBLA download record – GameCulture
Get ready for more pay-quels

Rock Band DLC: Dio’s ‘Holy Diver’; what more do you want? – Destructoid
Dio has rocked for a long, long time.

Activision Announces Zombie Slaying Racing Title Blood Drive – G4
Holy crap does that look like Carmeggedon

Review: Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions – Destructoid
So much promise. Looks like it tried to do too much.

Review of Halo: Reach – Giant Bomb
1 of 2 Halo: Reach reviews for your brain

Review: Halo: Reach – Destructoid
2nd of 2 Halo: Reach reviews for your brain. Surprised by the score.