The Daily Pron Stash

We scour the net for the Pron Stash, our daily roundup of game bits and pieces. Click through for more about:

Looking good: Screenshots and new media
Sniper: Ghost Warrior trailer goes green.
Crackdown 2 campaign walkthrough is, y’know, kick-ass.
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions interview discusses the universes colliding.
Split/Second trailer all gets a bit Michael Bay-like, only good.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
On Inclusivity, at RedKingsDream, is well worth a read.
Religion in games is not so much a leap of faith, but more a suspension of belief.
Red vs. Blue as an anti-war film?
This week in Videogame Blogging: April 4th.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
Quake 2 in HTML 5 is going to make some people very, very happy.

In Development: Games in progress
Heavy Rain Chronicles: The Taxidermist micro-review, “let’s try that again…”.
Halo: Reach multiplayer details emerge in Bungie’s weekly update.
100 Classic Books Collection doesn’t need no stinkin’ ESRB rating, because it’s just a bunch of dead trees.

Not just for calls: iPhone updates, games and releases
Justifying my iPad purchase, the future of comic books is now (apparently).

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
Natal will sell millions and millions of cameras, this year alone.

In good company: Business news
Reliance Big Entertainment has bought 50% of Codemasters.
Infinity Ward loses two more developers post-Fall of Duty.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
Duke Nukem Forever was due to go gold on April 1st 2010, no kidding.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
Battle of the Immortals information details the upcoming closed beta.
World of Warcraft announce new recruit-a-friend mount, coming soon.
April Fool’s Day jokes in the MMO world, as compiled by Massively.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
Sonic 4 Soundtrack leaked, makes for interesting listening.
Flower Soundtrack comes to PSN this week, mmm.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
Crackdown 2 will not feature female avatars, sorry ladies!
Alan Wake’s DLC is like a “Christmas Special”, say Remedy Entertainment.
Splinter Cell: Conviction PC delay due to ‘polish’, not DRM, according to Ubisoft.
God Hand creator given “too much freedom”, which lead to the game not being the success it should have been.
David Jaffe says this is the ‘best time’ of making a game, but he doesn’t say much else.

Promoted: Media liaisons
ARG grabs the attention of the Joystiq crew, but what is it for?

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
Mass Effect inspired this Lego Normandy creation, heavy stealth reconnaisance frigate.

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
Celebrate 1 year of DSiWare with 10 of the best, as chosen by GamerTell.

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
Red Faction movie is on the way, “the most robust trans-media plays anybody’s ever seen in the games business.”

Closed for business: Industry closures / layoffs
Scotland’s Denki games suffered through a Black (Easter) Monday, with a major restructuring and some hefty layoffs.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
MW2 Stimulus Package owners get 7 free days if they picked it up on Day 1.
King of Pool for PSP: coming to PSN this week!

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
Buy Mass Effect 2, get Mass Effect free, thanks Amazon!
Geometry Wars 2 is the Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week, so get in quick!

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
Apple are holding an iPhone OS 4 event on April 8th, which has surprised a lot of people.
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker announcement due Wednesday, says Hideo Kojima.

City of Heroes 2, Pirates Ahoy, Until Dawn, Adrenalin Misfits (thanks, Superannuation!)

Final Fantasy IX via PSN, thanks to a very small video.
Blur multiplayer beta coming to all Xbox 360 users, because you’re all special.


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