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
UFC Undisputed trailers (yes, two) bring the pain.
Pokemon Black and White screens are surprisingly colourful.
Ninety-Nine Nights 2 trailer is “brandneuer” and features some impressive action.
GTA: Episodes from Liberty City editor clips are created in-game with the PC version.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
The Witcher (Versus) comes to Facebook and iPhone.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
Reign of the Sourpuss, some thoughts by OneOfSwords.
How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love The Zerg, at the Escapist.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
Sleep is Death: as played by American McGee.
Hamlet is totally bad ass, and created by mif2000.
Devil’s Tuning Fork: An interview with Jason Pecho from PAX East.
Browser Game Pick: Kill Me by Klaus K. Kristensen.

In Development: Games in progress
High Voltage chat about the sequel: Conduit 2, which has dropped prefix “The”.
Rush ‘N’ Attack: Ex-Patriot from Konami breathes life into a vintage action game series.

Not just for calls: iPhone updates, games and releases
HELLKID is one hell of an addicting iPhone game if you like running, jumping, and collecting stuff.
Route 24 developer thinks iPad has ‘unlimited potential’ as a games machine.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
33% of gamers who want GT5 do not yet have a PS3… they should probably get onto that.
Original Xbox Support and Microsoft’s Bad Precedent, at Critical Gamer.

In good company: Business news
Chris Morell, VP of PlayStation Community Awesomeness to leave SCEA, after 18 months.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
Gamer’s Hell: In Flash …lives up to its name, argh.
MegaMan represented in charts and graphs, for statistics nerds.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
Fallen Lands is the great MMO you’ll never see, and here’s why.
WoW: Recruit-a-Friend rocket mount delayed, awww.
Mabinogi introduces new stuff, including farm land!

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
Akira Yamaoka at Grasshopper Manufacture: The Melody of Change.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
BioWare’s David Gaider chats about Dragon Age: Origins with Greywardens.
The TRUE origin of Dark Void Zero (hint: it was an April Fool’s Joke).
Splinter Cell: Conviction = heavily influenced by Uncharted and Max Payne.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
Mythic’s billing system has gone beserk, charging people multiple times for their Warhammer subscriptions.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
Best Triforce shirt evar? Courage. Wisdom. Power. Shiny gold ink. Can’t go wrong.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
DIYgamer is giving away two copies of Plain Sight, if you read their robot ninja review.

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
Heavy Rain is racking up big sales, and people are apparently surprised.
Deadly Premonition tops the US sales chart, and even more people are surprised.

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
8-Bit Bikini gives us a new look at classic heroine Samus.
Phenomenal Cosmic Power is a comic, and it is good.
Happily Ever After, Sackboy style.
Adventure Time Art Show coverage, thanks to the Autumn Society.

Closed for business: Industry closures / layoffs
Star Wars: Battlefront devs suffer staff cuts, due to changes in ‘project needs’.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
Xbox Live marketplace points now in 400, 800, 1600 bundles, more closely aligned with actual game prices.

Gears of War 3 details slip, and we’re not talking the release date.

NCAA Football 11 not coming to PSP, but is coming to iPhone – like that’s a consolation.


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