The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/08/19/end-of-nations-some-pvp-footage/]End of Nations footage[/surl] gives us a look at PvP.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/08/19/rift-planes-of-telara-trailer-brings-forth-the-guardians/]Rift: Planes of Telara trailer[/surl] brings forth the Guardians.
[surl=http://www.gametrailers.com/video/gc-10-epic-mickey/703358]Epic Mickey footage[/surl] gets better and better.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/08/20/dead-space-2-trailer-dismembers-and-decapitates/]Dead Space 2 trailer[/surl] dismembers and decapitates.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/08/20/new-war40k-trailer-introduces-first-playable-race/]Warhammer 40k trailer[/surl] introduces the Imperium of Man.
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/08/19/the-witcher-2-gives-a-quick-look/]The Witcher 2 trailer[/surl] is a quick look.
[surl=http://mmomfg.com/2010/08/20/nintendo-marketing-hype-metroid-0820/]Metroid: Other M teaser[/surl] is part of the love and marketing hype for the game.

GamesCom 2010: It’s like E3, but in Europe!
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/20/gamescom-killzone-3-video-interview-with-steven-ter-heide/]Killzone 3 video interview[/surl] with Steven Ter Heide.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=261174]Move beats Kinect to major award[/surl], the console wars are over (obviously).
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/08/20/dynastic-fantastic-crusader-kings-2/]Crusader Kings 2 has been announced[/surl], another historical grand strategy.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=261048]Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter?[/surl] MK dev says it’s ‘inevitable’.
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5617852/multiplayer-not-guaranteed-for-bioshock-infinite]Irrational won’t guarantee multiplayer in BioShock Infinite[/surl], but also won’t rule it out completely.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/20/recap-gamescom-2010-as-it-happened/]PlayStation Recap[/surl] gamescom 2010 as it happened.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.next-gen.biz/blogs/the-long-game]Only 10% of Joe Danger players have actually finished it[/surl].
[surl=http://www.critical-distance.com/2010/08/22/august-22nd/]This week in videogame blogging[/surl]: August 22nd (been a while)
[surl=http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/08/roundup_gamasutra_network_jobs_78.html]Gamasutra Network jobs[/surl], week of August 20.
[surl=http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2010-08-19-ea-expected-apbs-review-scores]EA expected mediocre review scores for APB[/surl], and they feel bad for Realtime Worlds.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/08/xblig-thursday-struggling-caresolar-struggle/]SolarStruggle: Struggling to Care[/surl] is a less-than-glowing review.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/08/buy-clover-curious-tale-xbox-live-war-child/]Buy Clover: A Curious Tale on Xbox Live[/surl] and Help a War Child.
[surl=http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/08/browser_game_pick_liferaft_zer.html]Lifecraft: Zero[/surl] is a browser game pick.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/08/19/increpare-indie-developer-needs-cash-badly/]Increpare needs your help![/surl]

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2010/08/20/saints-row-3-to-feature-auction-winner-cheapyd/]Saints Row 3 to feature auction winner CheapyD[/surl], and the money goes to charity.
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5616870/ubisoft-beyond-good–evil-2-must-be-perfect]Beyond Good and Evil 2 is still not dead[/surl], with the devs trying to make it perfect.
[surl=http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2010/08/20/shank-will-feature-costumes-to-complement-your-chainsaw/]Shank will feature costumes[/surl] to complement your chainsaw.
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/08/22/vanquish_demo/]Vanquish demo due for September[/surl], and will be playable at Tokyo Game Show.
[surl=http://goldeneyegame.com/canvas/]New GoldenEye 007 character models revealed[/surl], a little different to how they were before.
[surl=http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/gaming/news/a263779/evans-lbp-psp-sequel-would-be-cool.html]Little Big Planet on PSP would be “cool”[/surl], says Media Molecule.
[surl=http://www.mafia2game.com/community/us/features_song_list.php]Mafia II song list revealed[/surl] – and it’s a pretty snazzy thing.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/20/dj-hero-2-tables-turn-on-october-19-in-north-america/]DJ Hero 2 to arrive in October[/surl] – 19th in the US.
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/08/20/castle-crashers-hits-psn-august-31.aspx]Castle Crashers hits PSN August 31[/surl], at last!
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/20/thq-wants-red-faction-battlegrounds-to-be-free-or-at-least-che/]Red Faction: Battlegrounds may be a pre-order bonus[/surl] that you can grab with Armageddon.
[surl=http://www.nintendo.co.uk/NOE/en_GB/games/nds/last_window_the_secret_of_cape_west_18683.html]Last Window: The Secret of Cape West launches Euro site[/surl], full of trailers, screens and art (oh my!)
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/news/40538/Namco-spending-big-on-Enslaved-launch]Namco want Enslaved to ‘stand out'[/surl], so they’re spending a bundle on marketing.
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/08/21/halo-reach-will-feature-campaign-matchmaking/]Halo: Reach will get matchmaking[/surl] in campaign mode.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/22/playstation-around-the-web-what-we-read-112/]PlayStaion Around the Web: What we read[/surl] – August 22.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=261017]Valve hopes to “make things right” with PS3 owners[/surl], starting with Portal 2.

In good company: Business news
[surl=http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2010-08-20-new-studio-set-to-rise-from-rtw-ashes]Realtime Worlds is rehiring[/surl], planning on finishing Project:MyWorld.

Tuneful: Rock Band / Guitar Hero DLC
[surl=http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=es&tl=en&u=http://psnow.es/index.php/noticias/articulo/2598/]Over 2,000 Rock Band tracks will be compatible with Pro Drums[/surl] – that’s the entire back catalogue.
[surl=http://g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/707034/Harmonix-Responds-To-Rock-Band-3-Set-List-Leaks-By-Revealing-Entire-Set-List.html]Harmonix responds to Rock Band 3 set list leaks[/surl] but revealing the entire thing.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.swtor.com/info/holonet/starships]Star Wars: The Old Republic reveals two new starships[/surl] on their official website.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/08/20/this-week-on-the-mmo-report/]This week on the MMO report[/surl] – Age of Empires Online, of course.
[surl=http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/issues/issue_267/7999-This-Is-the-Way-the-World-Ends]WoW: Cataclysm will include a mentoring system[/surl], like the one in City of Heroes.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/19/age-of-empires-online-freemium-model-not-looking-to-nickel-and/]Age of Empires Online won’t nickle-and-dime players[/surl], instead putting up “large chunks” of content for purchase.
[surl=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/65238]Free-to-Play EverQuest 2 ‘Extended’ launches[/surl], with a few restrictions.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://irrationalgames.com/insider/irrational-behavior-episode-7-part-2/]Irrational Games’ latest podcast sheds more light on BioShock Infinite[/surl], discussing the Handyman.
[surl=http://www.oxm.co.uk/article.php?id=21865]Fable III’s online auction house is scrapped[/surl], and we expected nothing less.
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5616992/metal-gear-solid-rising-lets-you-cut-with-a-conscience-continues-no+kill-tradition]No Kill tradition continues with Metal Gear Solid: Rising[/surl] for the pacifist who likes a challenge.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/21/torchlight-hopefully-out-on-xbla-and-psn-by-holidays-has-sold/]Runic are “hopeful” Torchlight will be on consoles by the holidays[/surl] – which seems positive.
[surl=http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2010/08/remember-reach/]Halo: Reach website allows fans to pay tribute to Noble Team[/surl], goes live next week.
[surl=http://g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/707039/Disney-Epic-Mickey-Warren-Spector-Interview.html]Epic Mickey: The Warren Spector interview[/surl] (and isn’t he just adorable?)
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/warren-spector-explains-scrapper-mickey]Spector also explains the removal of ‘Scrapper’ Mickey[/surl] once and for all.

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2010/08/zork_stained_glass_window.html]Zork stained glass window[/surl] (me wantee!)

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=http://www.kaycircle.com/comics/The-Evolution-of-Mario]The Evolution of Mario[/surl] – one Mario from every game he’s appeared in, apparently.
[surl=http://www.examiner.com/console-game-in-national/the-return-of-the-game-character-gender-swap-picture]The return of the game character gender swap[/surl] makes sense, y’know?
[surl=http://vision02.com/amazing-pixel-bike/]Excitebike, come to life[/surl] – 3D pixels!
[surl=http://bikeportland.org/2010/08/18/a-bike-lane-video-game-on-n-williams-38023]Bike lane goes Mario[/surl], continuing a theme.

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
[surl=http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2010/08/star-wars-uncut/]Star Wars Uncut is a fan-made Star Wars remake[/surl], which uses video game controllers as props.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=http://www.gametrailers.com/episode/gametrailers-tv/101&ch=4&sd=0?ep=101&ch=4&sd=0]New Left 4 Dead DLC will involve a tough decision[/surl] – there’s a reason it’s called The Sacrifice.

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/not-enough-time-pax-prime-s-schedule-and-exhibitor-list-181978.phtml]PAX 2010 – Full exhibitor list, schedule, floor map[/surl] – better start planning.

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5618460/mortal-kombats-post+launch-balancing-add+on-character–pc-plans]Will the next Mortal Kombat title come to PC?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.nowgamer.com/news/4059/gamescom-molyneux-why-wouldnt-i-make-fable-4]Why wouldn’t Molyneux make Fable 4?[/surl]
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/08/19/rumor-far-cry-3-in-full-development/]Is Far Cry 3 in development?[/surl]

DELAYED:
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/08/20/h-a-w-x-2-delayed-on-all-consoles-except-360/]H.A.W.X. 2[/surl] on all platforms but 360.

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