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
Crysis 2 E3 trailer features a pinger.
Driver teaser is a first-look at Ubi’s new game.
Singularity trailer unveils more features of the TMD.
Kane & Lynch E3 trailer will allay all of your doubts.
MotorStorm 3 pics were leaked, allegedly.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow screens look “hawt”, if you’re into that sort of thing.
Red Faction: Armageddon trailer is picked apart, piece by piece.
Killzone 3 footage shows off the helghast jetpack.
Earthworm Jim HD screens are on a French website.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II screens feature some slashy action.
Fallout: New Vegas trailer shows off some gameplay features.
Enslaved E3 trailer brings it home.
Alan Wake teaser is …teasing.

E3 2010: That’s the Electronic Entertainment Expo!
Respawn Entertainment planning “big time announcement” for E3.
Square Enix show off something called “Nerkas” in preparation for next week’s expo.
E3 conference timings, liveblog details, ‘pant-shitting news’ from VG247.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
FarmVille, other Facebook games observe diminishing userbase with 7.7 million farmers leaving in May.

Analyse this: They look at the industry
Red Dead Redemption needs to sell 4 million copies to break even, says games analyst.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
Let’s discuss videogame tattoos, and why that one in Black Ops is inaccurate.
The art of enemy taunts – aka: You gonna read this, Fisher?
Mario’s drug of choice is not mushrooms, it’s acid – apparently.
Should you buy a Nintendo DS?

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
Indie Links Roundup: A game of Questions.
The creator of Super Mario Bros Crossover is, apparently, insane.
Indie Game Links: Warning, Danger Ahead.

In Development: Games in progress
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock gets new guitars and they are awesome.
Ice-T will be in Gears of War 3, yelling at Marcus Phoenix.
de Blob: The Underground gets detailed.
Snoop Dogg does some mocap for 2K, stars in NBA 2K11.

Not just for calls: iPhone updates, games and releases
The iPhone 4 has landed, in case you missed that bombshell.
FarmVille coming to iPhone, sooner than you think.
Guitar Hero on iPhone – didn’t this already happen?

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
This week in Xbox Live Marketplace: Earthworm Jim HD! …and some others.
3DS visuals on par with Xbox 360 / PS3 – really?

In good company: Business news
Japanese publisher Marvelous struggling, making desperate changes.
Left 4 Dead devs open small games division, meet Turtle Rock Garage.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
World of Warcraft explain their version of Capture the Flag at Twin Peaks Battleground.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
PBS plans 90 minute Video Games Live performance, and features Jamie Lee Curtis in the trailer.
“My highlight of Red Dead Redemption is this song” (few spoilers in comments, but worth a listen).

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
Hideo Kojima collaborating with Square Enix on …something.
Cliffy B wanted to hate BioShock …but then didn’t. Aw.
Criterion working on a new project to be revealed ‘soon’.

In the Cloud: Taking computing to the next level
OnLive hopes to make it to the UK, by the end of 2011.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
Remedy explains that third Alan Wake DLC was a ‘misunderstanding’, and that there will only be two.

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
Iconic Character Posters from Justin Russo.

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
Dragon Age anime to release in 2011, but there’s no detail on plot.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 multiplayer maps arriving this week as Map Pack 3.

“CTR” is the codename of the Nintendo 3DS, and is not connected with NVIDIA despite earlier musings.

Goldeneye. Yep. You heard. It’s real.
DJ Hero 2, arriving later this year.
Dungeon Siege 3, to be developed by Obsidian.


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