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=]Create screenshots[/surl] accompany a new announcement from EA.
[surl=]Lego Universe trailer[/surl] is appealing.
[surl=]New ‘Tales Of’ screenshots[/surl] illustrate an unnamed game.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
[surl=]One Step Back[/surl] (which includes a Madness video!)

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Big Download’s News Bits & Bytes[/surl] – August 2.
[surl=]The 20 most-played Wii games[/surl] for July.
[surl=]Game Mag Weaseling[/surl] is the act of getting rich off old magazines.
[surl=]One of Swords writes about burning out[/surl] while working for GamePro.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]Tricky Truck[/surl] (it’s Freeware!)
[surl=]Dustforce demo and trailer released[/surl], get sweepin!
[surl=]Hoard is heading to PSN[/surl], but also PC and Mac!

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]NBA Jam PS3 / X360 is happening![/surl] …it’ll be included with NBA Elite 11.
[surl=]DiRT 3 details spilled by Codemasters[/surl], I was just thinking about this earlier.
[surl=]Dead Rising 2’s Fortune City[/surl] gets a map!
[surl=]Transformers MMO announced[/surl] – rolling out in 2011.
[surl=]ModNation Racers patched to 1.02 this week[/surl], bringing a bunch of tweaks.
[surl=]Castlevania: LoS is a day long[/surl], and will arrive on two discs for 360.
[surl=]New Okamiden details[/surl] and some videos!
[surl=]Bungie explain that Halo: Reach is done[/surl] – and they can’t wait to play with you in September.
[surl=]Ghost of Sparta dated, bundled, pre-order goods detailed[/surl] and a partridge in a pear tree.
[surl=]Fable III lets you make your own NPC villager[/surl] and if you pre-order the game, they’ll appear in it!

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]Kinect Four[/surl]… no, really. Think about it. Thanks, Mega64!
[surl=]Street Fighter High: the Musical[/surl] – an interview!

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]Turbine lifts the Lord of the Rings Online beta NDA[/surl], and the crowd goes wild!
[surl=]Heroes of Newerth will be free to play![/surl] …for next week, anyway.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Irrational Games promise their next game’s first CG trailer[/surl] …for August 12.
[surl=]Kid Icarus: Uprising could get online multiplayer[/surl], according to Masahiro Sakurai.
[surl=]Designing combat encounters in Uncharted 2[/surl], from the fellows at Naughty Dog.
[surl=]Guerrilla Games are working on a brand new game[/surl], rather than more Killzone.
[surl=]New Bayonetta information due this week[/surl], with director Yusuke Hashimoto mumbling something on Twitter.
[surl=]THQ want not one, but two WWE titles[/surl] each year.
[surl=]Blizzard are considering StarCraft II requests for map and challenge updates[/surl], and we’ve just seen they’re responsive to feedback.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=]Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Board Game[/surl] (no, really).
[surl=]Bubble Bobble pillow cases[/surl] (please!).

[surl=]Fable III on PC[/surl], but we don’t know for how long.


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