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:

Watch this: Just do it, okay?
Pixels: Retro Gamers

Looking good: Screenshots and new media
Sam & Max: The Penal Zone trailer heralds the game’s arrival on iPad.
GameTrailers updates thanks to GoNintendo.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
How gaming can make a better world, on
Why does the iPad need a computer? Why does a fish need a bicycle?
Dealing with death in videogames, a colloquial representation of ‘failure’.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
Sign up for the Dejobaan fan club and receive a free game.

In Development: Games in progress
APB: All you need to know, according to BigDownload.
Alan Wake’s release date has been pushed forward, and we’re shocked too!
Def Jam Rapstar to be distributed by Konami, later this year, yo!
Team Fortress 2 takes a look at some community activity, and seem more than a little pleased.

Not just for calls: iPhone updates, games and releases
Sam & Max: The Penal Code available cheap for iPad, for a limited time only.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
Xbox 360 system update apparently re-enables harddrives on banned consoles.
Xbox 360 USB storage is now live, with a list of “gotchas”.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
Link invades 3D Dot Game Heroes, thanks to Game Informer.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
World of Warcraft continues to reveal class changes, this time featuring the Rogue.
Battle of the Immortals dev diary is told in video form.
How Blizzard changed the MMO genre.
Tales of Fantasy announce their closed beta, starting April 13th.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
Overgrowth soundtrack: Stealth 2 makes this game look better and better.
Jack White says kids should stop playing video games, and start playing music.
Top 10 Video Game Soundtracks = another crack at the list.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
Florida edge closer to increasing tax breaks for digital media producers.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
Ubisoft are ‘making notes’ on potential DLC for Splinter Cell: Conviction.
Peter Molyneux says Fable 3 has the greatest videogame cast EVAR.
Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse Q&A with Telltale Games.
DC Universe Online Senior Producer Wes Yanagi chats on Facebook, of all places.
Goichi Suda says No More Heroes 2 is like “diarrhea”, which is charming.

Promoted: Media liaisons
Capcom know good marketing, and they’re not afraid to use it.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
The original B-Boy shirt, in hip-hop heather grey.
Kill Screen is a new gaming magazine, and I would like a copy please.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
Blizzard are giving out StarCraft II beta keys on Facebook, or at least they were.
Monster Hunter mugs up for grabs, if you come up with a tasty concoction.

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
Day of the Tentacle mural would look awesome on my wall, too.

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
Happy birthday to the Voxel Agents! In celebration, they’re going green!
Modern Warfare 2 breaks some more records.
Ex-Team Bondi animator makes it big in Hollywood, good on you Philip To!

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
Halo movie will happen, despite being very very quiet at the moment.
Samorost / Machinarium developer working on a movie and it’s gorgeous, of course.

Advertising: They want you to buy stuff
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker signs deals …with everyone!

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
Modern Warfare 2 downloadable content dated for PS3 and PC, finally.
Playstation Store Update brings with it all sorts of Spring Fever.

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
Remember: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is free to play for this weekend only!
Cliff Bleszinski will be on Jimmy Fallon a bit later than anticipated, taking some time to polish the big reveal (that sounded dirty).

Gears of War 3 gameplay details, including weaponry, enemies, locations and underwater missions.
Did EA place a million-dollar bounty for ex-Infinity Ward staff? …would explain a few things…
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 reveal coming soon? …possibly in May, or maybe at Captivate.
Portal 2 coming to PS3 if this magazine is to be believed.

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games (yes, plural) are coming from the BBC. And sound surprisingly good.

Hamlet, plus a trial version from Alawar Entertainment.

Command & Conquer 4 patch 1.02 and worldbuilder makes a nice double act.


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