The Daily Stash

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

Looking good: Screenshots and new media
Transformers: War for Cybertron trailer is “a love letter of sorts”.
Modern Warfare 2 trailer shows off the Resurgence DLC.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution images are a teaser for a new video coming soon.
Earthworm Jim HD trailer makes us all nostalgic.
Mafia 2 Physx trailer shows off the shiny goodness.

E3 2010: That’s the Electronic Entertainment Expo!
Rockstar Games pulls out of E3 2010… bad news for that GTA5 rumour!

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
The Dos and Don’ts of LARPing is quite cute.
Where are the road games, asks Rock, Paper, Shotgun.
Why can’t video games make you remember the dead, asks Kotaku on Memorial Day.
Do game makers game different, asks Irrational Games.
A New Audience looks at the “glorious future” of casual games.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
Amazing Wake and Lunnye Devitsy – pay what you want for these two from BossBaddie.
Love+ mini-review …spoiler: it’s a Must Own!
Miles Drummond’s Jigsaw is ‘rather charming’.
Eufloria coming to PSN in early 2011.
Nintendojo paid a visit to the Nnooo studios, and wrote about it!
Joe Danger coming to PSN on June 8th.

In Development: Games in progress
Ubisoft squish Beyond Good and Evil 2 shutdown rumours, say Michel Ancel is still with the company.
Two Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows games are being worked on, the first to be released “this fall”.
Snoopy Flying Ace is coming to XBLA, which is great if you love flying, Peanuts and beagles.
NHL Slapshot preparing for Wii, coming with a little stick peripheral.
DC Universe Online gets a date – well, something a bit closer to a date, anyway.

Not just for calls: iPhone updates, games and releases
Space InvadAR is for Android, and looks amazing (where’s the Apple version?).

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
First PS3 3D game updates available June 10, in Japan.
Sony is “practically” giving you $80 to buy a PSPgo. Because you need one.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
Video game characters do what they do best, at Virtual Shackles.
Mario Brothers – BP Oil Edition, by Zero-Lives.
A look inside a gamer’s fridge, heh.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
When World of Warcraft and the real world come together, they form this Irish fan-video.
EVE Online Tyrannis launch oversight destroys starbase market – oops!
Star Wars: The Old Republic reveals the Sith Warriors, mmm.
Mortal Online enters final release stage, on track for the June 9 release date.
TERA’s Brian Knox chats about PvP, continuing the information overload.
Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures MMO announced, will be free to play!
BioWare say MMORPGs have “no point”, which explains a bit.
World of Warcraft’s Ruby Sanctum release delayed – no Patch 3.3.5 for you, yet!

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
StarCraft II beta extended, as Blizzard chat about DRM.
Alleged Alpha Protocol dev says the game should have been scrapped – no word from Obsidian.
David Jaffe says Pachter’s Twisted Metal 2 “reveal” was a joke, har-har?
Singularity dev diary chats about art direction.
Cliffy B labels the Heavy Rain children ‘hideous’ – but he means it in the nicest possible way.

A little light reading: Books about games or the industry
Unplugged: Game Addiction book in stores, but it all seems a bit unreal.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
Tron-themed NES, which glows in the dark.
Mario Kart remote control cars, which actually shoot shells and bananas… and get powerups!
A chat with the artist behind EXP Magazine, which (still) looks stellar.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
Monster Hunter comic contest from Ctrl-Alt-Del.

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
The Mass Effect Citadel, made out of Lego.

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
Prince of Persia movie opens with $37.8M in the US – that’s more than Sex and the City 2, less than Shrek 4.
David Hayter discusses the Metal Gear Solid movie – hint: it’s stalled.

Kingdom: is it Crytek’s MMO …or something else?
Infamous 2 to be revealed in Portuguese PlayStation mag?
Free Radical were working on an “online MMO game” before they were bought by Crytek, it seems.
EA register “Sims Medieval” domains, we look forward to blacksmithing.
Hulu: coming to an Xbox 360 dashboard near you?


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