The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=http://www.playswitch.com/Articles/475de2c3-9630-4d66-a1e8-80286313cf81]James Bond 007: Blood Stone opening credits[/surl] are appropriate.
[surl=http://uk.ps3.ign.com/articles/110/1108060p1.html]inFamous 2 trailer[/surl] looks at the comic-style cut scenes.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/07/23/new-mob-of-mafia-ii-trailers/]Mafia II trailers[/surl] travel in packs.
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/galleries/2010/07/23/hatsune_miku_screens/]Hatsune Miku Project Diva 2nd Screenshots[/surl] are a bit creepy.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/07/22/turbine-releases-new-lotro-enedwaith-images/]Lord of the Rings Online screens[/surl] give us a good look at Enedwaith.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/07/23/lego-universe-factions-partnering-petting/]Lego Universe trailers[/surl] look at partnering and petting (no, really).
[surl=http://g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/706412/Comic-Con-2010-New-Slightly-Sinister-Fable-3-Screens.html]Fable 3 screens[/surl] from Comic-Con are slightly sinister.

Comic-Con 2010: …for all of us who can’t be there
[surl=http://oneofswords.com/2010/07/sdcc-2010-the-transformers-panel/]SDCC 2010: The Transformers Panel[/surl], by One of Swords
[surl=http://www.original-gamer.com/?action=article&id=1551]Another Marvel vs. Capcom 3 reveal…[/surl] (those cats aren’t spending much time in the bag).
[surl=http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/102286-Comic-Con-2010-Michelle-Rodriguez-Is-a-Big-Time-Gamer]Actress Michelle Rodriguez is a big-time gamer[/surl], and not afraid to admit it.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
[surl=http://www.gamesetwatch.com/2010/07/not_tetris_features_maddening.php]Not Tetris.[/surl]

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.1up.com/do/feature?cId=3180513]Mental Cases: Games That Play With Dreams[/surl]
[surl=http://redkingsdream.com/2010/07/lay-down-your-guns/]Lay down your guns[/surl] looks at games which could be improved by toning down the violence.
[surl=http://www.1up.com/do/newsStory?cId=3180531]Women spend more on fake videogame items[/surl] than their male counterparts.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/07/23/sega-brings-more-genesis-classics-to-pc/]Sega brings more Genesis classics to PC[/surl], including Alex Kidd!
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/07/21/doctor-who-pc-games-to-be-released-thursday-for-us-residents/]Doctor Who PC games arrive in the US[/surl] (forgive their TARDIS-ness).
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/07/22/tactics-ogre-let-us-cling-together-hitting-psp/]Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together is coming to PSP[/surl], and the title still makes me giggle.
[surl=http://uk.ps3.ign.com/articles/110/1107392p1.html]Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions reveals its final costume[/surl] …and that is, surprise, the Symbiote suit.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://gonintendo.com/viewstory.php?id=131119]Nintendo’s post-E3 tour[/surl] is showing off Professor Layton and the Unwound Future, NBA Jam, Golden Sun: Dark Dawn, Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem.
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/sony-patents-3d-multiplayer-system]Sony’s patents use stereoscopic technology[/surl] to get around non-split screen multiplayer.

In good company: Business news
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/29562/EALA_Medal_Of_Honor_Team_Dons_New_Studio_Name_Danger_Close.php]Danger Close[/surl] is the new name for EA’s Medal of Honor team.
[surl=http://www.capcom-europe.com/blog/2010/07/no-capcom-at-games-com]Capcom confirm GamesCom no-show[/surl], explaining they cannot justify the trip.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=http://www.geekologie.com/2010/07/paper_cuts_original_mortal_kom.php]Paper Cuts!: Original Mortal Kombat Fatalities[/surl], recreated in construction paper stop-motion.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.ffxivcore.com/topic/8929-18-classes-at-release/?s=afd47b14eee4283a20e40613da616a53]Final Fantasy XIV confirms 18 launch classes[/surl], which should be enough to keep you busy.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/07/22/phase-2-of-the-sandstorm-hits-global-agenda-today/]Global Agenda has been rocked by a Sandstorm[/surl], with the second phase of the update hitting today.
[surl=http://www.worldoftera.com/forums/showthread.php?191]TERA’s Jason Mical teases politics[/surl] and chats about group balancing.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=http://www.elspa.com/?i=8409&s=1111&f=49]UK videogame counterfeiter gets an additional 2 years in prison[/surl], after failing to pay restitution.
[surl=http://www.kotaku.com.au/2010/07/r18-discussion-delayed-once-again/]Australian R18+ rating discussion pushed back to November[/surl], thanks to a pesky federal election.
[surl=http://www.next-gen.biz/news/chancellor-to-#token:0#-games-tax-credits]UK government to review developer tax relief[/surl] – fingers crossed!

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=256460]THQ chat about universal appeal[/surl], the 3DS, piracy, and other stuff.
[surl=http://blogs.sega.com/europe/2010/07/23/vanquish-qa-with-platinum-games/]Platinum Games answer your Vanquish questions[/surl], via Sega.
[surl=http://www.usatoday.com/tech/gaming/2010-07-22-starwars22_ST_N.htm]Boba Fett joins the Force Unleashed II cast[/surl] – as revealed by USA Today.
[surl=http://www.americanmcgee.com/wordpress/2010/07/23/alice-as-a-cover-girl/]American McGee is pleased: Alice is a cover girl[/surl] (complete with Vorpal Sword).

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/07/22/kevin-butler-and-new-zealand/]Kevin Butler speaks out about the copycat New Zealand ad[/surl] (have you seen this?!)

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=http://superpunch.blogspot.com/2010/07/bioshock-splicer-and-splicer-masks-by.html]BioShock Splicer masks are awesome[/surl], from NECA.
[surl=http://www.gamesniped.com/2010/07/22/custom-earthworm-jim-action-figure/]Custom Earthworm Jim Action Figure[/surl] (wicked!)
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5591904/cool-down-with-the-worlds-fastest-hedgehog]Sonic The Hedgehog Icecream[/surl] sounds nom-tastic, looks terrifying.

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/07/rpgs-dungeon-demon/]Make your own tabletop RPGs[/surl], with Dungeon Demon.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/07/22/next-mass-effect-2-dlc-enters-the-lair-of-the-shadow-broker/]Mass Effect 2 enters The Lair of the Shadow Broker[/surl] with no date mentioned.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/64839]Lead and Gold 50% off on Steam[/surl], with a free multiplayer weekend to boot!

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/64848]Mafia 2 Demo confirmed for all platforms on August 10th[/surl], get ready!

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/07/22/playstation-move-compatible-flight-game-and-racing-game-in-development/]Is Flight Control to be compatible with PlayStation Move?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.estarland.com/Playstation3.cat..product.35923.html]Is this Resistance 3, set in New York?[/surl]

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