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 which can be viewed here (or on the sidebar of the site) and subscribed to here. Every Monday we recap the shiniest of the objects, and our original articles from the previous week.
- Editorial // Counter Gaming: Player Conduct
- Editorial // Don’t Be That Guy: Call of Duty: Black Ops
- The Horrible Show // What We’re Playing November 2010
- Our Culture // Hey! Look! Creative Uncut Concept Art Archive
- Rated Review // Dance Central Review: Cranking That Poker Face
- Editorial // Games of Shame: Kinectimals
- REPLY TO ALL // REPLY TO ALL: My Favorite Mario
- Editorial // I Learned Something Today: Mass Effect
- Rated Review // Call of Duty: Black Ops Review: America, F*** Yeah
Last Week’s Headlines
The last big release week of the year is full of stellar reviews, and Activision looks to stop being so Bizarre. 26 headlines distracted us and here’s the best from that list:
Review: Amnesia: The Dark Descent (PC) – The Easy Mode
Still haven’t gotten through this yet, but reviews have been nothing but full of praise for this creepy game.
Prince of Persia HD collection coming to US PSN – Destructoid
Why doesn’t that say XBLA
Review: Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood – Destructoid
Activision closing Bizarre Creations [Update: Activision confirms, options include ‘potential sale’] – Joystiq
Noooooo. Someone save them. Everyone else go buy Blur.
Tony Hawk: Shred sells a dismal 3,000 copies at launch – Destructoid
Bahahahah. But seriously, try DJ Hero 2
Rage: Mutant Bash TV ‘should’ hit App Store tomorrow – Joystiq
Time to see what this iPhone can do
OnLive announces Microconsole release date and pricing – Destructoid
OnLive is still moving forward and coming to your TV
Costume Quest Gets Happy Holiday’d – Piki Geek
Whoa did not expect DLC for this game, but the seasonal move is smart.
Rock Band Pro Guitar Review – RockBandAide
I really want my pro guitar but can’t justify getting the Mustang before the real Fender Squier comes out.
Amazon expands Game Downloads service, adds titles from EA, Ubisoft, Atari and Sega – Joystiq
Surprised they are striking out on their own and not paired up with MS or Valve
Review of Pac-Man Championship Edition DX – Giant Bomb
Now is the time to play Pac-Man