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=]And Yet It Moves trailer[/surl] coincides with the game’s launch on WiiWare!
[surl=]GravBot trailer[/surl] is for an upcoming iPhone game from Team Phobic.

GamesCom 2010: It’s like E3, but in Europe!
[surl=]The Best Games of GamesCom[/surl], as judged by an independent panel of experts.
[surl=]GamesCom is now the world’s largest game show[/surl], with more than 250,000 attendees.
[surl=]GDC Europe 2010 ends with record attendance[/surl], will return next year same time / same place.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Pro gamers ban new control pad[/surl] – seems it’s just too good.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]PixelJunk Lifelike will debut at Tokyo Game Show[/surl] next month.
[surl=]Booster Trooper continues “map-happy” updates[/surl] – because new maps are never enough!

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]MotorStorm: 3D Rift revealed[/surl], and it arrives tomorrow!
[surl=]Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 will get a demo[/surl] before the game’s release.
[surl=]Hoard is coming to PAX[/surl], and bringing 4-player online/offline co-op.
[surl=]Alien Swarm gets new game mode[/surl] and new difficulty levels, and a partridge in a pear tree.
[surl=]DeathSpank sequel coming![/surl] It’s called Thongs of Virtue!
[surl=]Vanquish demo coming your way[/surl] (duck!)
[surl=|PLBHS-JVcCMaMqZWBWpQT9jLBHQ9bKCza-dzXW-SbC]Adidas teams up with Deca Sports Freedom[/surl], which uses Kinect.
[surl=]Uber tweaks Monday Night Combat[/surl] (not enough to bump it to Tuesday).
[surl=]Australia’s Classification Board outs Forza 4 Ultimate Collection[/surl] with a G rating.
[surl=]Press Your Luck is coming to PSN[/surl], based on the classic 80s game show.

Not just for calls: iPhone updates, games and releases
[surl=]A Skeleton Story – first impressions[/surl]… is it better off dead?
[surl=]Top iPhone Game Apps[/surl]: Discounted NFL 2011 beats Madden 2011.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]Xbox 360 Slim’s combined CPU/GPU chip[/surl] shown in some detail.
[surl=]Amazon is no longer selling Xbox Live Arcade games[/surl], but GameStop is.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]Call of Duty: Modern Warfare – A Real Life Comparison[/surl].

Tuneful: Rock Band / Guitar Hero DLC
[surl=]Rock Band Network 2.0 details[/surl] will arrive with Rock Band 3.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]Neverwinter is an online RPG[/surl], set in – you guessed it – Neverwinter.
[surl=]Massively chatted to Jack Emmert[/surl] about the new game.
[surl=]FFXIV open beta kicks off in September[/surl] after the closed beta wraps up this week.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
[surl=]Kevin Riepl chats about Crackdown 2[/surl], specifically the soundtrack.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=]UK Politician ‘shocked’ by Medal of Honor[/surl], urging retailers not to sell it.
[surl=]UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport is distancing themselves[/surl] from the statement.
[surl=]Gran Turismo 5 uses an Italian Plaza[/surl], and that upsets some people.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Blizzard focus their attentions on Heart of the Swarm[/surl], now that Wings of Liberty is out of the way.
[surl=]Portal 2 is still without a publisher[/surl], but is in talks with EA.
[surl=]Sony are considering an Online Pass equivalent[/surl] for their first-party titles.
[surl=]EA chat about new Suda51 game[/surl] but remain pretty vague.
[surl=]Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II on Wii is a ‘companion game'[/surl], or so we hear.
[surl=]Medal of Honor is in for a major graphic overhaul[/surl], thanks to beta feedback.

A little light reading: Books about games or the industry
[surl=]Street Fighter World Warrior Encyclopedia[/surl] will give you a better understanding of your brawlers.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=]Sealed Ghosts N Goblins NES cartridge[/surl] – $5,000 and counting.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=]Your voice could be in Gun Loco’s music[/surl] – you lame katana aficionado!

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
[surl=]Pokemon Black and White have gone platinum[/surl] despite not actually being released yet.

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=]Fallout 3 weapon replicas[/surl] would probably cause drama at an airport.
[surl=]Shroomy Shore[/surl] appears to be an actual photograph.
[surl=]Don’t do it, dude![/surl] …just don’t.

Sweet Tweets: News in 140ch
[surl=]Tetsuya Nomura is confusing[/surl], teasing TGS goods and editing the Re:Coded trailer.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=]Mass Effect 2 DLC stars Liara[/surl], makes September pretty awesome.
[surl=]Crackdown 2 gets a Toy Box[/surl] add-on, including 10 new achievements.

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=]PAX 2010: Chiptune Showcase[/surl] …drool, drool.
[surl=]GDC Online reveals iPhone / iPad summit lectures[/surl] (that’s the one that used to be GDC Austin).

[surl=]Is Valkyria Chronicles 3 coming?[/surl]


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