I'm glad you were able to figure it out. Your work around should work fine.
The reason why the code i gave you did not work is because i did not realize you were using an html page instead of an html page.
To fix that issue, you need to update this line of code:
<?php echo urlencode('http://www.gamebanshee.com/editorials/101332-game-of-the-year-2010.html'); ?>
to remove the php code: