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 // Gaming Cynic: No Substitute for the Real Thing
- REPLY TO ALL // Least Favorite Mario
- Editorial // Mail This: Giving Thanks to Nintendo, Even For Casual Gaming
- The Horrible Show // Games of Shame for Grown-Ass Men
- Editorial // It Doesn’t Matter: Hatesgiving Day Parade
- Our Culture // Hey! Watch! Angry Birds Peace Treaty
Last Week’s Headlines
The short holiday week was not short on headlines. We found a few reviews of titles we have missed, and got upset at casting rumors for the next big video game movie. 20 headlines distracted us and here’s the best from that list:
Microsoft Will Not Be Taking Kinect “Hackers” To Court [XBox360] – Kotaku
Glad M$ is seeing the benefits of all of the hacking.
Xbox 360 turns five – Gamespot
Happy birthday better-than-i-ever-expected console
Xbox Live Arcade sees record revenues month – Destructoid
Wow, people still love Sonic. Would like to see Costume Quest perform a bit better.
World of Warcraft Holiday Sale: Enjoy Azeroth For Only $5 – G4
Who wants to dive in with me now?
Review: Gran Turismo 5 – Destructoid
I’ve never gotten into this series and wonder if the die hard fans are still out there for this one.
Uncharted movie to star Mark Wahlberg – Joystiq
Not what I had mind.
Games To Play With The Family – GameInformer
Golden Sun: Dark Dawn review: Djinni in a bottle – Joystiq
Wish I had the patience for a DS RPG, cuz this would be the one to run to.
Review: Disney Epic Mickey – Destructoid
I don’t think they were going for “just ok”