The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=]James Bond 007: Blood Stone opening credits[/surl] are appropriate.
[surl=]inFamous 2 trailer[/surl] looks at the comic-style cut scenes.
[surl=]Mafia II trailers[/surl] travel in packs.
[surl=]Hatsune Miku Project Diva 2nd Screenshots[/surl] are a bit creepy.
[surl=]Lord of the Rings Online screens[/surl] give us a good look at Enedwaith.
[surl=]Lego Universe trailers[/surl] look at partnering and petting (no, really).
[surl=]Fable 3 screens[/surl] from Comic-Con are slightly sinister.

Comic-Con 2010: …for all of us who can’t be there
[surl=]SDCC 2010: The Transformers Panel[/surl], by One of Swords
[surl=]Another Marvel vs. Capcom 3 reveal…[/surl] (those cats aren’t spending much time in the bag).
[surl=]Actress Michelle Rodriguez is a big-time gamer[/surl], and not afraid to admit it.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
[surl=]Not Tetris.[/surl]

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Mental Cases: Games That Play With Dreams[/surl]
[surl=]Lay down your guns[/surl] looks at games which could be improved by toning down the violence.
[surl=]Women spend more on fake videogame items[/surl] than their male counterparts.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]Sega brings more Genesis classics to PC[/surl], including Alex Kidd!
[surl=]Doctor Who PC games arrive in the US[/surl] (forgive their TARDIS-ness).
[surl=]Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together is coming to PSP[/surl], and the title still makes me giggle.
[surl=]Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions reveals its final costume[/surl] …and that is, surprise, the Symbiote suit.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]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=]Sony’s patents use stereoscopic technology[/surl] to get around non-split screen multiplayer.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]Danger Close[/surl] is the new name for EA’s Medal of Honor team.
[surl=]Capcom confirm GamesCom no-show[/surl], explaining they cannot justify the trip.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]Paper Cuts!: Original Mortal Kombat Fatalities[/surl], recreated in construction paper stop-motion.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]Final Fantasy XIV confirms 18 launch classes[/surl], which should be enough to keep you busy.
[surl=]Global Agenda has been rocked by a Sandstorm[/surl], with the second phase of the update hitting today.
[surl=]TERA’s Jason Mical teases politics[/surl] and chats about group balancing.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=]UK videogame counterfeiter gets an additional 2 years in prison[/surl], after failing to pay restitution.
[surl=]Australian R18+ rating discussion pushed back to November[/surl], thanks to a pesky federal election.
[surl=]UK government to review developer tax relief[/surl] – fingers crossed!

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]THQ chat about universal appeal[/surl], the 3DS, piracy, and other stuff.
[surl=]Platinum Games answer your Vanquish questions[/surl], via Sega.
[surl=]Boba Fett joins the Force Unleashed II cast[/surl] – as revealed by USA Today.
[surl=]American McGee is pleased: Alice is a cover girl[/surl] (complete with Vorpal Sword).

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=]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=]BioShock Splicer masks are awesome[/surl], from NECA.
[surl=]Custom Earthworm Jim Action Figure[/surl] (wicked!)
[surl=]Sonic The Hedgehog Icecream[/surl] sounds nom-tastic, looks terrifying.

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=]Make your own tabletop RPGs[/surl], with Dungeon Demon.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=]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=]Lead and Gold 50% off on Steam[/surl], with a free multiplayer weekend to boot!

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=]Mafia 2 Demo confirmed for all platforms on August 10th[/surl], get ready!

[surl=]Is Flight Control to be compatible with PlayStation Move?[/surl]
[surl=]Is this Resistance 3, set in New York?[/surl]


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