The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=http://gonintendo.com/viewstory.php?id=132623]Pokemon Black/White images[/surl] are now (hopefully) hoax-free!
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/08/06/the-last-story-official-website-updated-with-details-and-screens/]The Last Story screens[/surl] are published along with some new game details.
[surl=http://www.gonintendo.com/viewstory.php?id=132407]Okamiden trailer[/surl] is called Hanataba, features puppies.
[surl=http://blogs.sega.com/usa/2010/08/06/sonic-colors-gets-a-pack-front-release-date-and-new-trailer/]Sonic Colors trailer[/surl] accompanies some box-art and a release date!

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/08/04/the-difference-between-zombies-in-resident-evil-and-dead-rising-2/]The difference between zombies in Resident Evil and Dead Rising 2[/surl] – in case you didn’t already know.
[surl=http://www.seahawks.com/news/articles/article-1/Rediscovering-his-inner-child/1f80aa49-869a-41d2-8948-94cb7f2d4606]Returning NFL player plans charity to benefit video game addicts[/surl], after his own recovery.
[surl=http://www.slidetoplay.com/story/friday-slide-what-a-girl-wants-from-a-video-game-heroine]What a girl wants[/surl] from a video game heroine.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.e4.com/game/privates.html]Privates is out now[/surl] and you should download it, for free!

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.civilization5.com/#/community/system_requirements]Civilization V’s system requirements revealed[/surl], doesn’t look too taxing.
[surl=http://www.incgamers.com/News/24423/]Street Fighter X Tekken will be at Gamescom[/surl], despite Capcom’s absence.
[surl=http://beta.killzone.com/kz3/beta-login.html]Killzone 3 multiplayer beta[/surl] website launched!
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/news/40300/New-Vegas-pre-orders-outgun-Fallout-3]Fallout New Vegas pre-orders outpacing Fallout 3[/surl], which is a good sign.
[surl=http://bethblog.com/index.php/2010/08/06/id-introduces-two-quake-live-subcription-packages/]Quake Live is now officially out of beta![/surl] …and they’ve released two subscription plans to celebrate.
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-08-06-guitar-hero-warriors-of-rock-dated]Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock to arrive in September[/surl], 24th in the UK, 28th in the US.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://majornelson.com/archive/2010/08/06/online-safety-and-microsoft-beta-programs.aspx]Online Safety + Microsoft Beta Programs[/surl], info straight from the horse’s mouth.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/08/the-drop-week-of-august-9-2010-new-releases/]PS3: The Drop[/surl] week of August 9, 2010.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/06/250gb-xbox-kinect-bundle-spotted-on-4gb-bundle-packaging/]250GB Xbox 360 bundle outed?[/surl] – it comes with a 4GB Kinect, in Australia anyway.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/08/playstation-around-the-web-what-we-read-110/]PlayStation around the web: What we read[/surl] August 8.

In good company: Business news
[surl=http://www.gamespot.com/news/6272743.html]Ex-Ubisoft creative director joins LucasArts[/surl], who welcome Clint Hocking as their new creative director.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://eq2wire.com/2010/08/05/end-of-reception/]EverQuest Next hinted at in SOE Community address[/surl], along with the future of the franchise.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/08/08/the-anvil-of-crom-building-a-khitai-pc/]Age of Conan: Building a Khitai PC[/surl] has some handy hints for upgrading.
[surl=http://forums.station.sony.com/swg/posts/list.m?topic_id=1117619]Star Wars Galaxy players get a treehouse[/surl] as an anniversary gift. Awww.
[surl=http://www.swtor.com/news/news-article/20100806]Star Wars: The Old Republic announces more species[/surl], including Sith Purebloods!
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/08/06/exploring-the-rest-of-eberron/]Dungeons & Dragons Online: Exploring (the rest of) Eberron[/surl] may come in useful.
[surl=http://www.arena.net/blog/talking-heads-vo-and-dialogue-in-gw2]Guild Wars 2 understands your concern over snappy one-liners[/surl], so have introduced a sound throttling system.
[surl=http://eqplayers.station.sony.com/news_article.vm?id=51983]EverQuest: House of Thule[/surl] has been announced, beta starts this week!
[surl=http://www.wow.com/2010/08/06/world-of-warcraft-cataclysm-still-on-track-for-a-2010-release-d/]World of Warcraft: Cataclysm still on track for a 2010 release[/surl] – hoorah!

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://shogungamer.com/news/exclusive-interview-voice-actor-david-kaye-voice-clank-and-nathan-hale]Is there more Ratchet and Clank due before Resistance?[/surl] David Kaye explains.
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/news/40313/Activision-admits-to-pre-owned-problem]Activision are working on used market initiatives[/surl], says Thomas Tippl.
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/08/07/fumito_ueda_twitter/]Fumito Ueda is showing something at TGS[/surl], or so he tweets.
[surl=http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2010/08/06/heavy-rain-move-edition-first-screenshots/]Heavy Rain: Move Edition and update[/surl] to launch before Christmas.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/06/interview-peter-molyneux-talks-kinect-milo-and-fable-3/]Peter Molyneux believes the way we develop games has got to change[/surl], and we’re not arguing.
[surl=http://www.next-gen.biz/news/activision-%E2%80%98redoubling%E2%80%99-investment-in-call-of-duty]Activision upping their investment in Call of Duty[/surl] – it’s a good brand.
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/08/06/capcom_paid_download_content/]Capcom are working on expanding their paid online services[/surl]
[surl=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/65030]Valve look at Left 4 Dead 2 mode stats[/surl], announces Gib Fest.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/08/06/show-tremendous-interest-in-toonstruck-2/]Toonstruck 2 may be coming[/surl], thanks to “tremendous” fan support.

A little light reading: Books about games or the industry
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/08/06/titan-books-introduces-runescape-book-series/]RuneScape book series in the works[/surl] from Titan Books.

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/08/real_rc_cars_meet_racing_arcade_act.html]Remote control cars + wireless video = game simulator[/surl] (we’ve come full circle!)

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=http://www.capcom-unity.com/jgonzo/blog/2010/08/06/mega_man__marvel_characters_=_glorious_8bit_superheroes]Mega Man + Marvel characters = glorious 8bit superheroes[/surl]!

Sweet Tweets: News in 140ch
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/08/06/the-video-games-twitter-super-list.aspx]The Video Games Twitter Super List[/surl], compiled by Game Informer.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/06/buy-alan-wake-for-30-and-get-back-in-our-good-graces/]Alan Wake[/surl] for less than US$30.

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://supererogatory.tumblr.com/post/921643506/is-the-film-with-marlon-wayans-considered-canon]Is there a new Neverwinter Nights game in the works?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.thesixthaxis.com/2010/08/07/splinter-cell-trilogy-for-ps3/]Are HD versions of PoP and Splinter Cell trilogies hitting PS3?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2010/08/castlevania-leaks/]Is this pyramid castle the first batch of Castlevania: Harmony of Despair DLC?[/surl]

DELAYED:
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/06/lara-croft-and-the-guardian-of-light-will-not-have-online-co-op/]Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light X360 co-op[/surl] – to arrive with the PSN / Steam versions in September.

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