The Daily Pron Stash

Looking good: Screenshots and new media
Modern Warfare 2 machinima gives us a new look at No Russian.
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands trailer gives us a first look at gameplay.
Sims 3 Ambitions trailer features scary ghosts!
Dead to Rights: Retribution trailer shows a city in chaos, behind an age-gate.
Command & Conquer 4 motion-comic continues to take over the world.
Lost Planet 2 trailer shows just what you can kill (and some customisation).
Bodycount screens are an ‘orgy of bullets and destruction’.
Super Robot Taisen OG Saga The Lord of Elemental screens give us a look at a game that hasn’t been announced yet.
Spelunky screenshots look pretty nifty.
Shank trailer is side-scrollingly good.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
Sony brings PoxNora to Facebook, the end is nigh.
Bizarre regard social networks as the future of marketing, so keep an eye out.
Popcap discuss the early days of Bejewelled.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
God of War III reviews go live, here’s a quick roundup.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
Tomorrow Corporation formed as ‘authentic indie labour’-powered collective, features Kyle Gabler, Kyle Gray.

In Development: Games in progress
Yakuza 4 ties with Don Quixoti, the discount retailer appearing in the latest in the franchise.
Disciples III: Renaissance now published by Kalypso Media, in North America, Western Europe and Asia Paciific.
God of War III epilogue removed from game, may re-appear in a later title…

The Graveyard, from Tale of Tales is now available.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
Natal won’t hurt our core focus, says Microsoft.
Poland are annoyed at lack of Xbox Live.

In good company: Business news
Valve hires indie DigiPen team, perhaps to work on Portal 2.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
Blizzard think about WoW on consoles ‘all the time’, but say the prospects are dim.
Star Trek Online event calendar revealed, is a bit packed.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
Composers chat about writing music for indie games.
NBA 2K11: Get your music onto the soundtrack.
NieR Original Soundtrack features both Gestalt and Remnant.
Final Fantasy XIII techno remix from That 70s Show’s Danny Masterson.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
Elite’s David Braben chats about all sorts of things.
Fable III will not include Expression system unlike earlier titles.
Final Fantasy XIII: Odin’s transformations – developers explain he wasn’t always a horse.
Remedy chat about Alan Wake, reveals sneaky tidbits.
Bungie promise teabagging support for Halo: Reach.
God of War III was not cheap to make and the engine will be used again.
Dragon Age Producer discusses distinguishing PC/Console versions of the game, says it ‘paid off’.
Sonic 4 Ep II casting will ‘please fans’, says Takashi Iizuka.

Localisation: Merci!
Fragile Dreams: Farewell, Ruins of the Moon to be fan-translated into Spanish.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
Ubisoft’s DRM outage thanks to DDoS attack?

An Apple a day: The Mac side of things
Left 4 Dead is also coming to Mac, although it was left out of the announcement yesterday.
Battlefield: Bad Company on Mac? DICE are investigating.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
World of Warcraft series 7 action figures revealed, look awesome.
Devil May Cry 4 figures revealed, do too.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
Dead Space 2 contest wants you to get dismembered.

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
Final Fantasy XIII nears half a million pre-orders, more than 70% are for the PS3 version.

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
The King of Kong talks about documentary-to-movie progress.

Sweet Tweets: News in 140ch
Over 25 million virtual soldiers play Modern Warfare 2, says Robert Bowling.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
Aliens vs. Predator: four ‘Hunter Edition’ maps released for everyone.

GDC 2010:
The importance of the Game Developers Conference.

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
Singularity out June 29, say Amazon and Gamefly.
GDC 2011 dated for Feb 28-Mar 4 next year.

RUMOURED:
Sony to announce Arc name / date / partners at GDC.
More Resident Evil ‘Archive’ games coming to Wii?
LA Noire’s future on Xbox 360 in doubt, due to DVD restrictions?

ANNOUNCED:
Mr. Men and Little Miss heading to multiple game platforms.
Power Gig: Rise of the SixString will bring real instruments to the music game.
Jagged Alliance 3 coming in 2011 from BitComposer.

RELEASED:
R.U.S.E. (in beta pre-load form, anyway), hehehehe.

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