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=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/08/13/deus-ex-human-revolution-gameplay-debuts/]Deus Ex: Human Revolution trailer[/surl] is our first glimpse of gameplay!
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/08/13/bioware-confirms-advanced-jedi-classes-in-swtor/]Star Wars: The Old Republic media[/surl] shows off the advanced Jedi classes.
[surl=http://www.mycrysis.com/gallery/screenshot/exclusive_first_crysis_2_multiplayer_screenshot]Crysis 2 multiplayer screenshot[/surl] is about what you’d expect.
[surl=http://videogames.yahoo.com/events/tony-hawk-shred/tony-hawk-shred-videos/1407691]Tony Hawk: SHRED trailer[/surl] has finally arrived!
[surl=http://www.gametrailers.com/video/exclusive-action-metroid-other/702845]Metroid: Other M trailer[/surl] is titled “Action”.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.motherboard.tv/2010/8/13/demoscene-documentary-reunites-legendary-computer-art-collective]Demoscene documentary interviews Second Reality creators[/surl] – well worth a watch.
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/29877/InDepth_What_FirstPerson_Shooter_Creators_Think_About_Subscriptions.php]What first-person shooter creators think about subscriptions[/surl] from Gamasutra.
[surl=http://www.1up.com/do/feature?cId=3180822]The History of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum[/surl] – a Spectraspective!
[surl=http://fingergaming.com/2010/08/13/round-up-gamasutra-network-jobs-week-of-august-13/]GamaSutra Network jobs roundup[/surl], week of August 13.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/08/cactus_arcade_20_released_incl.html]Cactus Arcade 2.0 released![/surl] It includes a whole bunch of games, inclduing Norrland.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/08/demo-3rd-person-shooter-the-scourge-project/]The Scourge Project releases a demo[/surl], get your sample third-person shooter here!

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.bungie.net/News/content.aspx?type=topnews&link=BWU_081310]Halo: Reach gives you a $10,000 budget[/surl] in Forge 2.0.
[surl=http://forums.littlebigworkshop.com/t5/General-Discussion/LBP2-Beta-Coming-soon/td-p/286667]LittleBigPlanet 2 beta announced[/surl], will kick off ‘soon’.
[surl=http://wii.ign.com/articles/111/1112434p1.html]Batman: The Brave and the Bold on Wii will feature DS connectivity[/surl], the DS able to assist Wii gamers, as Bat-Mite.
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/08/13/pokemon_black_white_update/]Pokemon Black/White update[/surl] – more details on the seasons and Pokemon Dream World!
[surl=http://devblog.thebehemoth.com/?p=2962]PSN version of Castle Crashers is “around” $15[/surl], say the Behemoth.
[surl=http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2010/08/left-4-dead-two-evil-eyes/]Left 4 Dead 2 will promote homemade campaigns[/surl], featuring a new one every two weeks.
[surl=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bwa9MS2wlQI]Fable III gets a new shiny controller[/surl], based on the crown of Albion.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/15/playstation-around-the-web-what-we-read-111/]PlayStation Around the Web: What we read[/surl], August 15.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/13/follow-friday-playstation-edition/]Follow Friday: Playstation Edition[/surl], in case you wanted more Twitter friends.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.wow.com/2010/08/14/24-hour-maintenance-announced-for-more-realms/]World of Warcraft anounces 24-hour maintenance this week[/surl] for selected realms.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/08/14/waging-war-gamescom-and-mythics-anti-hype/]GamesCom and Mythic’s Anti-Hype[/surl] …a few thoughts on Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning.
[surl=http://www.arena.net/blog/the-road-to-gamescom-assuring-quality]ArenaNet prepares for PAX and GamesCom[/surl] – expect more Guild Wars.
[surl=http://www.freerealms.com/article/detail.action?articleId=1730]Sony brings Domo to Free Realms[/surl] (lock up your kids!)

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://nerdmentality.com/article/5730/interview-natsumes-vice-president-of-operations-graham-markay/]Harvest Moon 64 is not coming to the Virtual Console[/surl], explains Natsume exec.
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/castlevania-voice-casting-peace-walker]Kojima chats about Castlevania voice casting[/surl] and a possible Peace Walker sequel.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/08/14/x-com-creator-on-xcom/]X-COM creator on XCOM[/surl] and what he’d do differently.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=259787]Sonic Colors is intended for children[/surl], says lead designer.
[surl=http://pc.ign.com/articles/111/1112471p1.html]Why there are no ladders in Fallout[/surl], as explained by Todd Howard.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=259706]John Carmack wants to support current franchises[/surl], says new IPs are unlikely.

A little light reading: Books about games or the industry
[surl=http://www.amazon.com/Fable-Balverine-Order-Peter-David/dp/0441020062/]Fable: The Balverine Order[/surl], which comes with a download code!

An Apple a day: The Mac side of things
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/15/lego-universe-closed-beta-now-available-on-mac/]LEGO Universe closed beta now on Mac[/surl] so you can stick things on top of other things.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=http://www.mysoti.com/mysoti/designer/AshRB/products/all]Video game minimalism – in t-shirt form.[/surl]

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=http://www.themmnetwork.com/2010/08/14/amazing-robot-master-collage-is-amazing/]Mega-Man character collage[/surl] is pretty amazing.
[surl=http://tinycartridge.com/post/949628042/welcome-home-by-fmk-click-for-so-much-bigger]Welcome Home[/surl] by FMK is based on the upcoming 3DS release (and not what you’d expect).

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2010-08-13-gamescom-prepares-for-biggest-expo-yet]GamesCom prepares for their biggest event yet[/surl] – this weekend!
[surl=http://www.gdconf.com/news/gdc_online/gdc_online_adds_major_design_t.html]GDC Online adds major design talks[/surl] from Carbine, Sony Online, Relic.

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://www.gamespot.com/news/6273406.html]Is Red Faction: Battlegrounds the series’ arcade title?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.robotentertainment.com/blog/detail/Leaving-Jet-Plane]Is Robot Entertainment’s PC-only title due for reveal next week?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.xbox360achievements.org/game/rock-band-3/achievements/]What does this leaked achievements list say about Rock Band 3?[/surl]

ANNOUNCED:
[surl=http://www.gsc-game.com/main.php?t=news#nsid_314]S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2[/surl], for 2012.
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5612488/live-with-rage-at-quakecon]RAGE will be released in September 2011[/surl] – the 13th in the US, 16th in Europe.

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