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=]Call of Duty: Black Ops trailer[/surl] reveals multiplayer, if you hadn’t seen it yet.

QuakeCon 2010: Bigger in Texas…
[surl=]QuakeCon live on Quake Live TV[/surl] (in case you can’t get there).
[surl=]Expect DOOM 4 sooner than RAGE[/surl], according to Carmack.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]UK to get PC download sales charts[/surl] from ELSPA.
[surl=]No evidence that 3D gaming will damage eyesight[/surl], say doctors.
[surl=]MMO revenues to hit $8 billion worldwide[/surl] in 2014.
[surl=]Japanese hardware sales[/surl], Aug 2-10.
[surl=]Bushnell says he was “stupid”[/surl] for selling Atari.
[surl=]Beat ’em Ups 101[/surl]: All you need to know about brawlers.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]Nation Red gets online co-op[/surl], plus a 50% off sale!

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]Victoria 2 demo[/surl] is out now, histori-tastic!
[surl=]R.U.S.E. won’t use Ubisoft PC DRM[/surl], and will be playable offline.
[surl=]Fable III has a $5million sales goal[/surl] – the best-selling Fable ever.
[surl=]Castlevania: Lords of Shadow collector’s edition[/surl] spotted!
[surl=]Team Fortress 2 to get trades[/surl] in the next update.
[surl=]Epic tease a “Bulletstorm-sized unveil”[/surl] at GamesCom.
[surl=]Pick the bugs out of Zombie Cow’s Privates[/surl], win free games (heh, heh).

Not just for calls: iPhone updates, games and releases
[surl=]Arena Arcade[/surl] is today’s free app of the day.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]Kinect can’t actually read sign language[/surl], and has been dumbed down to save money.
[surl=]Sony Ericsson making PlayStation-branded Android 3.0 “gaming phone”[/surl] …with a d-pad!

In good company: Business news
[surl=]Blockbuster is on the verge of bankruptcy[/surl], but could still avoid it.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]Faceball 2000[/surl] from ScrewAttack’s Video Game Vault.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]Dark Age of Camelot 1.105 goes live[/surl], updates training window.
[surl=]Final Fantasy XIV beta[/surl] will tell you everything.
[surl=]First Strike hits Fantasy Earth Zero[/surl] – have fun, PvP fans!
[surl=]Earthrise interview[/surl] sheds more light on the sci-fi sandbox.
[surl=]Guild Wars 2 Manifesto 2.0[/surl] is an updated video version of their earlier manifesto.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=]Video game addiction ‘rampant'[/surl] among British footballers.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Irrational to reveal Project Icarus[/surl] tomorrow!
[surl=]Split/Second devs want your feedback[/surl], with this handy survey.
[surl=]Metroid: Other M is in the Iwata Asks spotlight[/surl], chatting about avoiding the nunchuck.

In the Cloud: Taking computing to the next level
[surl=]Gaikai due to launch within 60 days[/surl] says David Perry.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=]Modern Warfare 2 glitch[/surl] gives gamers free access to XBLA games.

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=]Pin-up Peach[/surl] by PluckyLump.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=]Borderlands DLC detailed[/surl]: Claptrap’s New Robot Revolution!

[surl=]Might Duke Nukem Forever see the light of day, after all?[/surl]


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