The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=http://www.capcom-unity.com/jgonzo/blog/2010/08/17/gamescom_2010:_marvel_vs._capcom_3_-_introducing_dormammu__viewtiful_joe]Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 introduces Dormammu and Viewtiful Joe[/surl] with a bunch of screens and artwork.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/08/18/bad-company-2-dlc-trailer-shows-off-new-battlefields/]Bad Company 2 DLC trailer[/surl] shows off new battlefields.
[surl=http://gamescom.gamespot.com/story/6273902/warhammer-40k-dawn-of-war-iii-confirmed]Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War III[/surl] is confirmed, with a trailer.
[surl=http://www.ausgamers.com/news/read/2946283]Torchlight 2 trailer[/surl] gives us a good look at multiplayer.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/18/dc-universe-online-savior-or-destroyer-trailer-from-gamescom/]DC Universe Online trailer[/surl]: Savior or Destroyer?
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/08/18/hot-pursuit-trailer-beats-and-disses-the-competition/]Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit trailer[/surl] beats the competition. To a pulp.
[surl=http://wii.nowgamer.com/news/4016/gamescom-2010-metroid-other-m-new-screens]Metroid: Other M screens[/surl] show Samus “tussling” with aliens.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/08/17/f1-2010-trailer-is-suprisingly-mellow/]F1 2010 trailer[/surl] is surprisingly mellow.
[surl=http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2010/08/17/resistance-3-trailer-debuts-at-gamescon-2010/]Resistance 3 trailer[/surl] features Bob Dylan, oddly enough.

GamesCom 2010: It’s like E3, but in Europe!
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-08-18-moore-no-kinect-move-3d-for-fifa]Peter Moore says no 3D, Move or Kinect for FIFA[/surl] – bucking the trend, somewhat.
[surl=http://uk.ps3.ign.com/articles/111/1113845p1.html]No More Heroes PS3 is getting ready to Move[/surl], say Konami.
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/08/18/gamescom-interview-ray-bioware-confirms-intro-content-for-me2-ps3-included-dlc-more/]Mass Effect 2 for PS3[/surl], promising ‘seamless’ story transition.
[surl=http://ve3d.ign.com/articles/news/56600/Might-Magic-Heroes-VI-Announced]Might & Magic Heroes IV is announced[/surl], with a title reshuffle.
[surl=http://fingergaming.com/2010/08/17/microsoft-reveals-windows-phone-7-launch-line-up-including-many-iphone-ports/]Windows Phone 7 launch lineup[/surl] includes a bunch of iPhone ports.
[surl=http://au.xbox360.ign.com/articles/111/1113895p1.html]Ubisoft’s new Michael Jackson game will use Kinect[/surl], like you’re surprised.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.minyanville.com/businessmarkets/articles/madden-nfl-10-madden-price-electronic/8/18/2010/id/29666]Rapid discounting of Madden NFL 11 raises eyebrows[/surl] – anyone say Fire Sale?
[surl=http://www.theage.com.au/digital-life/games/blogs/screenplay/game-ambassadors/20100818-12f2d.html]David Beckham is the Game Ambassador for EA Sports Active 2[/surl] – who else would you like to see?

Hardware: Stuff to play games on
[surl=http://www.atomicmpc.com.au/News/229213,razer-makes-a-noise-at-gamescom.aspx]Razer unveil the Blackwidow mechanical keyboard[/surl], sure to make a noise in the industry.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://positech.co.uk/gratuitousspacebattles/campaign.html]Gratuitous Space Battles will get a full campaign[/surl] in an upcoming add-on.
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/29934/GDC_Europe_Limbos_Carlsen_On_Making_Players_Your_Worst_Enemy_And_Your_Best_Friend.php]Limbo devs talk design philosophy[/surl] and announce some sales figures.
[surl=http://ded.increpare.com/~locus/whaleofnoise/]Whale of Noise gets cacophonous[/surl], but is only 5mins long.
[surl=http://gaygamer.net/2010/08/video_xbox_indie_review_roundu.html]Xbox Indie review roundup[/surl] – 8/18/2010 is an interesting project.
[surl=http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2010/08/award-winning-xbox-live-indie-game-lumi-is-worth-playing.ars]Lumi is the award-winning Xbox Live indie game[/surl], and it’s totally worth playing if you can.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/18/mag-moves-plus-the-new-beta-program/]MAG will Move, soon[/surl] – which explains that new beta they’re launching.
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/08/18/flying_get/]Catherine is not Persona 5[/surl], but still looks interesting.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/18/nhl-11-demo-live-on-psn-two-modes-classic-controls-included/]NHL 11 Demo live on PSN[/surl] featuring classic controls and two playmodes.
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5615638/gran-turismo-5-adds-course-creation-kart-racing]Gran Turismo 5 gets kart racing[/surl] and a course creator.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=260632]Portal 2 is coming in Februrary[/surl], with the vocal talents of Stephen Merchant.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://www.oxm.co.uk/article.php?id=21744]Xbox Live avatars will get more realistic[/surl] so they work better with Kinect.
[surl=http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/games/blogs/screenplay/channel-7-catchup-to-ps3/20100818-12ezr.html]Australia to gain catch-up TV service via PS3[/surl], with Yahoo!7 signing up.

In good company: Business news
[surl=http://www.next-gen.biz/news/realtime-worlds-attracting-buyer-interest]Realtime Worlds staff reduced by 75%[/surl], buyers are circling.
[surl=http://www.gamepolitics.com/2010/08/18/tiga-responds-realtime-worlds-news]UK game industry group TIGA response to the RTW situation[/surl], says it’s “terrible news”.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://eq2wire.com/2010/08/18/game-update-57-notes/]EverQuest II gets a UI tweak[/surl] as the extended beta kicks off.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/08/18/jagged-alliance-returning-as-an-mmo/]Jagged Alliance returns as an MMO[/surl], a shadow of its former self.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/18/suda-51-announces-sine-mora-for-xbla-and-psn/]Suda 51 working on a space shooter[/surl] for XBLA / PSN.
[surl=http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2010/08/18/ken-levine-lied-to-me-about-bioshock-infinite/]”Ken Levine lied to me about BioShock Infinite”[/surl], and we’re kinda glad he did.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=http://technabob.com/blog/2010/08/18/final-fantasy-crystal-orb-collectible-auction/]Another Final Fantasy crystal orb[/surl], this one for US$250,000.
[surl=http://www.spritestitch.com/?p=2927]Cross stitch iPod covers[/surl] are even cooler than you’d expect.

MAYBE NOT CANCELLED:
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/08/18/ffxiv-360-paused-and-not-cancelled-talks-with-ms-still-going-says-tanaka/]Final Fantasy XIV for 360[/surl] – it’s just been “paused”.

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