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:

Captivate 2010: All the latest from Capcom
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds announced!
Dead Rising 2 co-op mode announced with a new trailer!
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective has a trailer… in English!
Sengoku BASARA Samura Heroes got a bunch of new media!
Okamiden western release officially announced – with bonus trailer!
Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 officially announced!
Lost Planet 2 DLC maps shown off!
Super Street Fighter IV‘s free tournament mode DLC revealed!
Monster Hunter Tri released today!

Looking good: Screenshots and new media
RISK: Factions trailer introduces robots.
Marvel vs. Capcom 3 trailer shows off Chris Redfield as a playable character.
Alan Wake screenshots does what it says on the tin.
Singularity trailer is the last before the game launches.
Battlefield Heroes trailer illustrates V2 mode.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
Will Wright says social gaming won’t take over the world, we say the jury’s still out.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
Now robots can play Tetris without us …we’re all done for.
Viva Pinata: Garden of Brutality takes things maybe a bit too seriously.
Chimerical Avatars and Other Identity Experiments, from Prof. Fox Harrell.
Forget brain training – eat a salad instead.
The Top 10 videogame controllers of all time.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
Videogames will always be Videogames, from On One’s Own.
Feedback in Game Design as explained by guest author Chris Hazard, on the Wolfire blog.
Indie Game Links: Put a little Spring in your Step courtesy

In Development: Games in progress
Steam’s new UI update is coming soon.
Middleware developers SpeedTree chat about creating …trees.
Next StarCraft II beta patch will include a map editor, with the Mac client still in progress.
Team Fortress 2 item drop system receives a significant overhaul.
Martha Stewart signs with Majesco, and the imaginations run wild.
Yakuza gets a YouTube channel. We’re talking about the games, not the crime syndicate.

Not just for calls: iPhone updates, games and releases
ZombieSmash! hits #1 in the App Store, because zombies are so hot right now.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
Project Natal seen in the wild (in Italian), with all the useful bits translated for you.
How people get banned from Xbox Live – it’s not just for exposing yourself while playing Uno.
PlayStation 3D: the making of.
Moving your Wii has never been easier, thanks to the Nintendo Accessory Kit.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
ScrewAttack: Video Game Vault – Top Gear.
7 dumbass things everybody will do when they play Natal (you know you want to).

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
RuneScape introduces the largest update evar – well, in the game’s history, anyway.
TERA developer chats about ‘westernising’ the game.
Lord of Ultima browser game launched, an MMO-strategy hybrid.
Tales of Fantasy celebrate their closed beta by announcing a guild event.
Virtual Island Entertainment offers a women-only MMO, which sounds intriguing.
EVE fanfest pushed back, thankfully not due to volcanoes.
EverQuest 2 unveils new Passport to add subscription options.
WURM Online features in this week’s Free For All.
Fallen Earth adds dueling, New Gallows, and a dose of fatigue.
Aion: Why it takes a while to patch – blame translations, if you must.
Runes of Magic destroy the diamond trade, hopefully reducing gold spam.
Lord of the Rings Online spring festival extended, thanks Codemasters!

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
Sega committed to finding a core Wii audience, despite claims to the contrary.
Awesome Aussies make the Game Developer Top 50 list, we nearly missed Farbs!
Hideo Kojima moving on to a “confidential project”, as he is a man of mystery.
Brink director chats about the game’s challenges, transitioning from PC only and developing great AI.
Andrew Bailey, Australian games industry veteran answers not one, but two interviews!
Hideo Kojima is also practicing his signature as he scrawls on some thankyou notes.
Blizzard drop the banhammer on 320,000 dodgy Diablo II / Warcraftt 3 accounts.

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
Morrowind celebrates a golden birthday, congratulations.

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
Mega Man, through the Pixar filter is super-cute.
Link, Mario and Kirby enrol at QANTM, in post-it note form.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
BioShock 2: More DLC arriving April 29th.
Xbox LIVE Marketplace release schedule, in case you were curious.
Bad Company 2 soldiers to get pretty, thanks to Dr Pepper.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
Deus Ex games on sale on Steam until Thursday.

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
The Passing is coming on April 22, while it’s for Left 4 Dead 2, it has some old favourites from the original game, too!

Nintendo 3DS to launch in October?
Modern Warfare 2 …for Wii?
Liara DLC coming to Mass Effect 2?

Trine 1.07 including Path to New Dawn, and a sale.


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