Shiniest Objects: Daww, Who Needs War?

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.

Weird week for news as Destructoid was down for most of the week, and the Windows Phone 7 announcements failed to deliver anything noteworthy. However, recently released games continued to make news and iPhone games keep on building off of the success of their predecessors.

Kirby's Epic Yarn

Epic Cuteness

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

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

Singularity Game Developer Hit with Layoffs [Raven Software] – Kotaku
Frustrating to see a company hit by the fact that their publisher chose not to market their new franchise.

Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow Sequel In The Works [Sequel] – Kotaku

Review of Medal of Honor – Giant Bomb
Mediocre confirmed.

Super Scribblenauts review: Everyday I write the book – Joystiq
If only I played my DS, this looks like the game to get.

EA’s Stock Falls as Critics Skewer Medal of Honor – IndustryGamers
Still don’t get how this happens. How do you not test the game to know it’s going to get ravaged like this?

Halo: Reach Noble Map Pack coming Nov. 30 – Joystiq
Very cool, but bummed that it’ll be 250 multiplayer only points. (most likely)

Move Over Angry Birds, Cut the Rope Just Hit a Mil – Pikimal
First I’ve heard of it.

NBA Jam for PS3 and Xbox 360 will be a retail release – Destructoid
That confirmation feels quite nice.

Gearbox Again Does Awesome: Duke 3D Fan Remake Allowed – Evil Avatar
Awesome is right. Bravo Gearbox. They are at least taking all the right steps to bring back Duke into the hearts and minds of gamers.

Review of Kirby’s Epic Yarn – Giant Bomb
Who can hate this game?

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm intro unleashes Deathwing – Joystiq
I’m holding off on watching this until the game is released, but treat yourself to what is surely more CG Blizzard greatness.

The guy with the half-million Gamerscore – Joystiq
We need a larger word than achievement whore to describe this one.