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=]Shank concept art[/surl] is sketchy and delicious.
[surl=]Street Fighter IV for iPhone trailer[/surl] reveals C Viper as a free download.
[surl=]Guild Wars 2 trailer[/surl] shows off the gameplay you can get your hands on at PAX and GamesCom!
[surl=]Kane & Lynch 2 trailer[/surl] focusses on co-op.
[surl=]Monsteca Corral: Monsters vs. Robots screens[/surl] do not adequately portray the weird.
[surl=]Art Academy commercial[/surl] is pretty amazing, really.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Yakuza 3 reviewed …by the Yakuza[/surl] (very, very cool.)
[surl=]How Death Rally was ported[/surl] to modern platforms from MS-DOS.
[surl=]Wayne Newton is in Fallout: New Vegas[/surl], danke schoen.
[surl=]Are you ready for some football?[/surl] …hello, Madden NFL 2011!

Hardware: Stuff to play games on
[surl=]A bunch of reviews![/surl] from OCAU.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]TF2 Community Item creator Larolaro chats[/surl] about how to do it right.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]Double Fine is working on Costume Quest[/surl], which is supercute and probably a bit weird.
[surl=]Devils’ Third, from Itagaki[/surl] – not due until 2013, though.
[surl=]The heavyweight roster for EA Sports MMA[/surl] has been revealed, and is surprisingly good.
[surl=]Metal Gear Solid Rising won’t have many returning characters[/surl], sorry for those attachment issues.
[surl=]GoldenEye Gold Classic Controller Pro confirmed[/surl], and it’s shinyyy.
[surl=]GameStop has two exclusive Gran Turismo 5 cars[/surl], if you were planning on picking up a copy.
[surl=]Snazzy Adjectivised Headphones for Super Scribblenauts[/surl] are also only at GameStop.
[surl=–2415.html]Ace Combat Assault Horizon set to tear the heavens apart[/surl], and hopefully tidy up after themselves.
[surl=]My Aquarium is heading to PS3[/surl], strap yourselves in for some high-def fishy action!

Not just for calls: iPhone updates, games and releases
[surl=]Top-grossing game apps[/surl] – Madden NFL 11 sells big (surprise!)
[surl=]Critical Wave[/surl] is an explosive and addictive shooter.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]Infinity Ward will “rise from the ashes”[/surl], says Activision.
[surl=]Nexon acquires majority of GameHI[/surl] in Korea.
[surl=]Volition is hiring[/surl] – a new action RPG is in the works!

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]Mario’s a-goin’ shoppin’![/surl] (Best. Supermarket display. Ever?)
[surl=]Fake but awesome: Girl exposes her boss’s FarmVille obsession[/surl] as she quits her job via email/whiteboard.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]Aion Assault on Balaurea rolling onto test servers[/surl] from August 18th.
[surl=]Clone Wars: Adventures gets a launch date[/surl] and a bunch of media!
[surl= of Heroes gets geared up for Issue 18[/surl] (and the launch of Going Rogue!)
[surl=]The Old Republic’s space combat[/surl] is detailed in the latest PC Gamer.
[surl=]Cryptic chat about future developments for STO[/surl], including user-generated content!
[surl=]Massively’s Community Detective Issue 4: Warhammer Online[/surl].

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=]The US games industry contributes $5B to the GDP[/surl] – wish it was so positive in other countries.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Blizzard stands by PC gaming[/surl], explains its “unique challenges”.
[surl=]Iraq War game could have happened at EA[/surl], says former staffer Danny Bilson.

Localisation: Merci!
[surl=]Siliconera’s thoughts on Monster Hunter Tri’s localisation[/surl] (meta?).

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=–steel-mouse-pad-review-slip-slidin-away]Fierce Teflon & Steel mousepad[/surl], even though it’s apparently a bit cold.
[surl=]Stylish Space Invaders coasters[/surl] made of little wood pixels.
[surl=]Gears of War Lancer[/surl] in deadly cute pink!
[surl=]Street Fighter Lessons[/surl], sorry they’re not terribly cheap.

Handy! Hints and tips
[surl=]A guide to all of the Playboy magazines in the Mafia II demo[/surl] – spoiler free!

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=]Paragon sends City of Heroes fans to PAX Prime[/surl]!
[surl=]One of Swords lays down some ground rules[/surl] about racing him in Blur.

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=]Abstract Street Fighter adaptations[/surl] – coloured blob-versions of recognisable characters.

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
[surl=]Watch Moral Kombat documentary on Hulu[/surl], if you are somewhere that allows it.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=]Raptor: Call of the Shadows[/surl] arrives on GoG.

[surl=]Are Popcap planning something big?[/surl]
[surl=]Are Nintendo looking to introduce Blu-Ray + HD to the Wii?[/surl]
[surl=]Are these leaked Batman: Arkham City details?[/surl]
[surl=]Is a Kinect beta coming soon?[/surl]

[surl=]Star Wars: The Force Unleashed on PSP[/surl].


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