Shiniest Objects: Not How They Drew It Up

Sparks of creativity were overshadowed by the dramatic conclusion and closure of 38 Studios. The industry responded with an outpouring of support and potential job opportunities for the laid off team. Our week was focused on the enjoyable screening of Indie Game: The Movie and a lively debate centered around the rise and future of… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: According to Plan

Bumpy week in the industry with more game delays, financial troubles, legal troubles, and lots of server issues. The good news? Two great games still came out and we managed to livestream one of them all day before turning our attention back to indie games. Every day we are on the look out for the… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Now with Shout Support

We took advantage of a patch notes and sales update heavy news week to read through some great editorials, as well as pay tribute to one of our industry’s forefathers. Robots attacked Horrible Night in more ways than one and we also revisited a few old favorite game characters. Every day we are on the… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Every Action

We are still sorting through the bevy or previews that were streaming out of PAX East. Before that for better or worse EA dominated the headlines once again and Kickstarter resurrected another franchise.The Horrible Show took the week off, our You Fools! monthly editorial series debuted and we offer up our preview of April’s new releases. Every… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: That’s Chump’s Intro Music!

Lots of business adjustments as the new quarter gets rolling and Bungie says goodbye to Halo while Fez finally gets a release date. We were perhaps too hyped for Wrestlemania while cooler heads wrapped up our monthly focus on Gamecations. Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items in… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Lick this Neon Frog

Our friends at The Art of  Video Games exhibit had a big week with their opening at the Smithsonian. Elsewhere BioWare officially responded to the ME 3 ending controversy, Angry Birds went into space, and more teasing for games later in the year made us wish the summer away. At Horrible Night we were busy… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: No, We Heard You

Outside of the effects of massive game worlds ending, a few storied franchises got new life breathed into their latest releases. Horrible highlights included Ethan’s video debut at the Louisville Arcade Expo and some of our staff making a Boring game. Every day we are on the look out for the most interesting news items… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Just What are You Showing Me?

GDC made for some great reading material last week as well as Microsoft’s Spring Showcase. Oh ya, and there was some space game that came out and sold a few copies and angered some self-entitled idiots. We spent our time recovering from the Louisville Arcade Expo by throwing our own Horrible Night Out and discussing… Continue reading