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.
20 headlines distracted us last week, in no particular order here’s the best from that list.
Tell us what we missed and what we got right with the wrong opinion.
Halo 3: ODST Drops to $29.99 in Anticipation of Halo Reach Beta – Co-Optimus
Finally, it’s at the price that it should have been at all along!
Ladies And Gentlemen, Restart Your Steam Engines [Valve] – Kotaku
I’m a big fan of the new UI for Steam. Glad to see this is rolled out for everyone now.
Red Faction TV movie being produced by Syfy; ongoing series possible – Joystiq
Anyone that has played Red Faction has to know this is a perfect fit. Most games should go with a mid-budget tv series vs just a movie.
Modern Warfare 2 vs. Battlefield BC2 – GameCulture News
Fantastic breakdown of the 2 styles of multiplayer offered by these two great games.
Getting to Know Your Friends at Harmonix: HMXCasey – RockBandAide
Been following HMXCasey for a while on Twitter, not only is he a big part of the franchise, but he’s pretty damn entertaining in general.
You should buy Super Street Fighter IV if... – Opposable Thumbs
Great summary for those of us that were on the fence. I loved SFIV, but will face the facts that I’m not a hardcore fighting game fan. Sounds like you are in for something special if you are though.
Didn’t See That Coming: Bungie Signs 10-Year Activision Deal – Giant Bomb
Just don’t understand why Activision couldn’t make the same deal with Infinity Ward. And I still feel that Bungie peaked with Halo 2.
How To Get Into The Halo: Reach Beta Test: A FAQ – G4 The Feed
Finally, a reason to buy Halo: ODST
Telltale Launching Experimental Pilot Program with Angry Gnome Eraser Game ‘Puzzle Agent’ – Shacknews
Pilots for videogames. Awesome.