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.joystiq.com/2010/08/29/company-of-heroes-online-gets-new-trailer-open-beta-starts-next/]Comany of Heroes Online trailer[/surl] heralds the beta, starting this week!
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/08/27/7-minutes-of-assassinss-creed-brotherhood/]Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood footage[/surl] reveals seven minutes of gameplay!
[surl=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/65342]Bulletstorm trailer[/surl] introduces new boss.

Analyse this: They look at the industry
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/news/40635/Global-games-market-worth-over-100bn]Global game markets worth $105 billion[/surl], according to Mr. investment banker.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/teh-bias-a-rare-overcoming-of-bias-182197.phtml]Teh Bias: A Rare Overcoming of Bias[/surl] …mgspada explains how Rare games lost his support.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/kudo-tsunoda-and-the-duality-of-being-a-gaming-celebrity-182459.phtml]Kudo Tsunoda: The duality of being a gaming celebrity[/surl], in case you’re not one.
[surl=http://g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/707176/talkabout-metroid-other-m.html]Abbie Heppe explains her Metroid: Other M review[/surl] where she called the game sexist.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/videogames-and-the-pursuit-of-harmless-entertainment-182361.phtml]Videogames and the pursuit of harmless entertainment[/surl], from Destructoid.
[surl=http://fingergaming.com/2010/08/27/round-up-gamasutra-network-jobs-week-of-august-27/]Gamasutra Network Jobs[/surl], week of August 27.
[surl=http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2010-08-27-survey-only-2-percent-of-uk-considering-3dtv-purchase]Only 2% of UK gamers want to buy a 3D tv[/surl] – that’s a bit less than the manufacturers hoped.

A Legal Matter: Gamers in court
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/27/mafia-wars-trademark-battle-heats-up-with-revealing-zynga-letter/]Mafia Wars trademark battle heats up[/surl], with a revealing letter from Zynga.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/spend-the-weekend-dodging-traffic-in-time4cat-182568.phtml]Time4Cat[/surl] is a big, big timesuck.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/08/28/never-forget-amnesia-gold-out-sept-8th/]Amnesia is from the guys who made Penumbra[/surl], and it’s just gone gold (out September 8th).
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/08/27/freeware-friday-goblin-camp/]Goblin Camp[/surl] is freeware!
[surl=http://twitter.com/SuperMeatBoy/status/22145423077]Bit.Trip FATE is a shooter![/surl]

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/08/26/square-enix-file-trademark-for-championship-manager-legends/]New Championship Manager teased by trademark[/surl] – Championship Manager Legends.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/27/vanquish-demo-coming-to-psn-next-week/]Vanquish demo due next week[/surl] from Sega.
[surl=http://www.telltalegames.com/community/blogs/id-656]Final Sam and Max Season 3 chapter due Monday[/surl]
[surl=http://www.capcom-unity.com/djay/blog/2010/08/27/dead_rising_2_high_stakes_edition__the_dotw]Dead Rising 2: High Stakes edition[/surl] looks swish!
[surl=http://xbox360.ign.com/articles/111/1116607p1.html]Fallout: New Vegas supports the robosexual agenda[/surl], according to their ESRB rating.
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/08/28/what-to-expect-from-starcraft-ii-patch-1-1.aspx]StarCraft II Patch 1.1 – what to expect[/surl] (spoiler: you’ll either love it or you’ll hate it).
[surl=http://becauseitoldyouso.blogspot.com/2010/08/no-go-for-kingdom-hearts-birth-by-sleep.html]Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep is not coming to PSPGo[/surl], as it will require a UMD ([surl=http://kotaku.com/5623899/therell-be-no-kingdom-hearts-birth-by-sleep-for-psp-go-owners]confirmed[/surl]).
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/man-knitting-sackboy-mysteries-of-the-universe-solved-182668.phtml]Sony’s mysterious “knitting man” was announcing LittleBigPlanet 2 for Japan[/surl] (and, actually, he’s crocheting – watch [surl=http://www.jp.playstation.com/scej/title/amimono/]here[/surl]).
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/08/29/next-l4d-2-mutations-announced/]Next Left 4 Dead 2 mutations announced[/surl]: GibFest for PC, Chainsaw Massacre for 360.
[surl=http://www.civilization5.com/#/community/demo_release_date]Civilization 5 demo will arrive the same day as the game[/surl], that is – September 21.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20100827-705073.html]Is Lenovo creating a new games console for China?[/surl] – check out the “eBox”, inspired by Kinect.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/infamous-2-getting-move-support-according-to-sony-site-182617.phtml]inFamous 2 is getting Move support[/surl], according to the Sony site.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/08/29/playstation-around-the-web-what-we-read-113/]PlayStation Around The Web: What we read[/surl], August 29.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=http://www.ugo.com/games/how-to-anger-a-gamer-in-12-easy-steps]How to anger a gamer in 12 easy steps.[/surl]
[surl=http://www.1up.com/do/blogEntry?bId=9042193]Mario is missing![/surl] (…will Wafflehouseninja find him?)
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/28/weekly-webcomic-wrapup-is-bolstering-its-ranks/]Weekly Webcomic Wrapup[/surl] is looking for fresh meat.

Tuneful: Rock Band / Guitar Hero DLC
[surl=http://www.rockband.com/forums/showthread.php?t=199508]Snoop Dogg makes it to Rock Band[/surl], September 7.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/08/27/final-fantasy-open-beta-date-announced-new-trailer-released/]Final Fantasy open beta date announced[/surl] with a new trailer!
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6041/not_so_cryptic_neverwinter_and_a_.php]Cryptic aren’t sure yet about the Neverwinter pricing plan[/surl], and all options are still on the table.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
[surl=http://g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/707169/ComputeHer-Modemoiselle-Review.html]ComputeHer: Modemoiselle review[/surl] (mmm, chiptuney goodness).

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2010/08/27/supreme-court-to-hear-video-game-case-on-november-2/]Supreme Court will hear video game case on November 2[/surl] (that’s Schwarzenegger v. Entertainment Merchants Association).

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/news/40645/BBCs-games-plan-goes-into-Top-Gear]BBC’s game plan goes into Top Gear[/surl] as they line up more properties for adaptation.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/feeling-your-way-through-thatgamecompany-s-journey-182562.phtml]Feel your way through thatgamecompany’s journey[/surl] with Robin and Jenova.
[surl=http://platinumgames.com/2010/08/26/programming-the-engine-behind-vanquish/]Platinum says Vanquish will be identical on PS3 and 360[/surl].
[surl=http://bethblog.com/index.php/2010/08/27/introducing-the-bethesda-podcast/]The Bethesda Podcast is here![/surl], worth a listen for all your Zenimax family news.
[surl=http://www.develop-online.net/news/35731/How-reviews-turned-the-tables-for-DJ-Hero-team]The journey from bad times to good for DJ Hero[/surl] and Freestyle Games.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/an-interview-with-remedy-s-matias-myllyrinne-182574.phtml]Remedy’s Mathias Myllyrinne chats[/surl] about Lost, The Wicker Man, Agent Nightingale, DLC and more.
[surl=http://supermeatboy.com/32/Content_Complete__/#b]Super Meat Boy is content complete![/surl], hooray!
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/08/28/gt5_hard_drive_install/]Gran Turismo 5 has optional 10GB install[/surl], says Yamauchi.

Localisation: Merci!
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/08/24/ape-escape-for-ps3-confirmed-for-north-america/]A new Ape Escape is coming to PS3 in North America[/surl], but nobody’s sure which one.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=http://shankgame.com/general/two-things-were-looking-into/]Shank video playback problem is definitely not the 360’s fault[/surl], backflips Klei.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/pikachu-dsi-charger-is-cute-has-unfortunate-port-182525.phtml]Pikachu DSi charger[/surl] is cute and awkward!
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5623290/just-in-time-for-fall-the-400-mario-sweater]The $400 Mario Sweater[/surl] actually looks pretty awesome.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2010/08/26/halo-reach-armor-effects/]Halo: Reach armor effects will cost a packet[/surl], but they do sound cool.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/27/red-dead-redemption-liars-and-cheats-dlc-coming-sept-21/]Red Dead Redemption Liars and Cheats pack[/surl] due September 21.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=http://www.nvidia.com/object/promotion_mafia_2.html]Buy an NVIDIA graphics card, get Mafia 2 free[/surl] (no, seriously).

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=http://oneofswords.com/2010/08/going-to-pax-heres-where-ill-be/]One of Swords will be at PAX[/surl] and wants to meet you!
[surl=http://www.gdconf.com/news/gdc_online/apb_lessons_habbo_cow_clicker_.html]GDC Online adds talks on APB, Habbo and Cow Clicker[/surl], to be held in October.
[surl=http://www.hotbloodedgaming.com/2010/08/27/whos-going-to-the-nerd-orgy-at-pax/]Who’s going to the nerd orgy at PAX?[/surl] (oh, Craigslist, I love you.)

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/08/26/burger-king-kinect-listing-pops-up-may-not-be-for-an-actual-vi/]Could this Burger King Kinect game actually be real?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/telltale-teases-epic-crossover-poker]Is Telltale Games working on epic crossover poker?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.xbox360achievements.org/game/fallout-new-vegas/achievements/]Are these the Fallout: New Vegas achievements?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.capcom-unity.com/marvelvscapcom/go/thread/view/102977/23044481/Character_RequestAnticipation_Thread&post_num=12382#463859145]Is Crimson Viper starring in Marvel vs. Capcom 3?[/surl]
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/08/29/need-for-speed-hot-pursuit-car-list-revealed.aspx]Is this the complete car list for Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit?[/surl]

RELEASED:
[surl=http://www.evilavatar.com/forums/showthread.php?t=122233]Doctor Who: Episode 3 now available[/surl] through D2D and BBC.

DELAYED:
[surl=http://www.gamespot.com/xbox360/adventure/lanoire/news.html?sid=6274591]LA Noire[/surl], into 2011 (surprised?).

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