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=]Dragon Age: Origins trailer[/surl] is for their new DLC, The Golems of Amgarrak.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
[surl=]APB devs are working on Project: MyWorld[/surl], a social media / gaming hybrid.
[surl=]Google chatting to game devs[/surl] to create a Facebook competitor.

Analyse this: They look at the industry
[surl=]StarCraft II is totally going to sell a lot of copies[/surl], the sky is blue, bears defecate in the woods…

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Oh, Come On[/surl] is not an invitation at Sexy Videogameland.
[surl=]Drive the Lara Croft Way[/surl], in Derby!
[surl=]The Thrill of the Hunt[/surl]: Thoughts on being a Monster Hunter.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]Minecraft[/surl]: Is that an Equalizer in your pocket?
[surl=]Indie Game Links[/surl]: The Forte is Strong with This One.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]Guillermo del Toro “fauning” over videogames[/surl], and has multiple in the works.
[surl=]Tales of Graces coming to PS3[/surl], new Tales game revealed…

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]This week in PlayStation Home[/surl]: MAG Personal Space, Community Theatre update.
[surl=]Playstation 3 3.41 firmware[/surl] might just make updating your PS3 less aggravating.
[surl=]Microsoft claim that Kinect is competitively priced with the Wii[/surl], ask you to do the math.
[surl=]PS3: Digital Comics Store Update[/surl], and it’s huge.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]Playlogic files for bankruptchy[/surl], developers of Fairytale Fights now fighting to survive.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]Mario: Is he the Colbert Report’s anonymous plumber[/surl]?

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]Runes of Magic team upgrades account security[/surl] with a pretty hefty changelog.
[surl=]Fallen Earth patch 1.6 arrives today[/surl], bringing with it a bunch of new stuff and tweaks.
[surl=]Final Fantasy XI to see the return of Fantastical Fraulein Mumor[/surl] as part of the upcoming summer event.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Vanquish will feature a “casual automatic” mode[/surl], as well as the uber-difficult GOD setting.
[surl=]BioWare is in a “privileged position” with EA[/surl], says Zeschuk.
[surl=]Skyward Sword’s art style highlights the over-exaggerated gameplay[/surl], says Aonuma.
[surl=]Left 4 Dead on PS3? Who knows![/surl] – Valve aren’t saying anything at this point.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=]Koopa Dangerous Creature shirt[/surl] – but it’s expired, so you can’t.
[surl=]Left 4 Dead Tank statue[/surl], pre-orders start tomorrow!

Just Cos(play): As if you need a reason to dress up?
[surl=]Street Fighters at Comic-Con[/surl] (check out Zangief!)

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=]Double Fine: Ten years, two heads[/surl], one comic strip.
[surl=]A collection of Street Fighter tributes[/surl], gorgeous!

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
[surl=]Prince of Persia movie director says games can’t do drama[/surl], hates that his son’s a gamer.
[surl=]Resident Evil: Afterlife – German promo photo[/surl] (re0w!)

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=]BioShock 2 DLC to arrive with a console patch[/surl].
[surl=]MAG Patch 1.07 due in August[/surl], with a drool-inducing changelog.

Easter Eggs! Tidbits tucked in there…
[surl=]StarCraft II includes a playable Lost Vikings arcade game![/surl]

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=]Indie Games Bundle[/surl] on Direct2Drive.

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=]Get your free Enigma Stone and catch Legendary Pokemon[/surl] if you have SoulSilver or HeartGold.

[surl=]Are Blizzard working on a console project?[/surl]

[surl=]Metalocalypse: Dethgame[/surl], unceremoniously scrapped.

[surl=]SOCOM 4 slips into 2011[/surl]

[surl=]Uncharted 2, to 1.09[/surl]


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