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
[surl=]Mega-Man Universe trailer[/surl] accompanies the game’s announcement!
[surl=]Akai Katana trailer[/surl] is for the new bullet hell shooter from Cave.
[surl=]Sonic Colors screens[/surl] give us another look.

Analyse this: They look at the industry
[surl=]Activision must start charging for Call of Duty online[/surl], says Pachter.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Gamasutra Network Jobs[/surl] – week of July 16.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]Battlefield: Bad Company 2 owners get Medal of Honor Beta Access[/surl] via Steam.
[surl=]Assassin’s Creed 2 voice actor tackles Sonic[/surl] – welcome, Roger Craig Smith.
[surl=]2K planning Spec Ops: The Line multiplayer beta[/surl] – for Xbox 360 only.
[surl=]Kane & Lynch 2 demo hits PlayStation Plus next week[/surl], or July 20/21 as part of the PSN update.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]Sony wants PS3 3D gaming kept to 720p[/surl], due to frame rate concerns.
[surl=]Xbox 360 sales boost[/surl] thanks to the new model available in Europe.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]EA sells its 15% stake in Ubisoft[/surl], all’s right with the world.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]TERA’s David Noonan chats[/surl] about story and gameplay.
[surl=]Guild Wars 2: More questions anwered[/surl] about death and healing.
[surl=]Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Super-Reveal Friday[/surl] – Music, audio, webcomics and more!
[surl=]Behind the wheel with Need for Speed World[/surl] – vroom vroom!

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=]Revamped PEGI ratings[/surl] enforceable in the UK after April 1 2011.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Xbox Achievements almost didn’t have pop-up notifications[/surl] (can you imagine a world like that?)
[surl=]Cliff Harris vs Mark Rein[/surl] …should AAA bosses f–k off?
[surl=]Lara Croft is a four-week 360 exclusive[/surl], so it can be part of the Winter of Arcade.
[surl=]Ubisoft have 6 to 8 launch titles on 3DS[/surl], comment that Wii has proven motion controls can exist in the games industry.
[surl=]Codemasters CEO: I don’t like DRM[/surl] …which makes two of us, I think.

A little light reading: Books about games or the industry
[surl=]Fallout: New Vegas comic – first look[/surl], and I’m intrigued.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=]Tiger Woods golf game sales plummet[/surl] compared to a year ago (surprise?).

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=]Best Star Fox shirt ever[/surl]
[surl=]Some other cool shirts![/surl] (I love the Sonic one…)
[surl=]Marcus Fenix statue[/surl] with or without gold Lancer.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=]BlizzCon 2010 ticket charity dinner lottery[/surl] now live!

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=]GDC Europe adds Guerilla Games Killzone 3 keynote[/surl], while registration deadline looms.


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