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=]Comany of Heroes Online trailer[/surl] heralds the beta, starting this week!
[surl=]Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood footage[/surl] reveals seven minutes of gameplay!
[surl=]Bulletstorm trailer[/surl] introduces new boss.

Analyse this: They look at the industry
[surl=]Global game markets worth $105 billion[/surl], according to Mr. investment banker.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Teh Bias: A Rare Overcoming of Bias[/surl] …mgspada explains how Rare games lost his support.
[surl=]Kudo Tsunoda: The duality of being a gaming celebrity[/surl], in case you’re not one.
[surl=]Abbie Heppe explains her Metroid: Other M review[/surl] where she called the game sexist.
[surl=]Videogames and the pursuit of harmless entertainment[/surl], from Destructoid.
[surl=]Gamasutra Network Jobs[/surl], week of August 27.
[surl=]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=]Mafia Wars trademark battle heats up[/surl], with a revealing letter from Zynga.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]Time4Cat[/surl] is a big, big timesuck.
[surl=]Amnesia is from the guys who made Penumbra[/surl], and it’s just gone gold (out September 8th).
[surl=]Goblin Camp[/surl] is freeware!
[surl=]Bit.Trip FATE is a shooter![/surl]

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]New Championship Manager teased by trademark[/surl] – Championship Manager Legends.
[surl=]Vanquish demo due next week[/surl] from Sega.
[surl=]Final Sam and Max Season 3 chapter due Monday[/surl]
[surl=]Dead Rising 2: High Stakes edition[/surl] looks swish!
[surl=]Fallout: New Vegas supports the robosexual agenda[/surl], according to their ESRB rating.
[surl=]StarCraft II Patch 1.1 – what to expect[/surl] (spoiler: you’ll either love it or you’ll hate it).
[surl=]Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep is not coming to PSPGo[/surl], as it will require a UMD ([surl=]confirmed[/surl]).
[surl=]Sony’s mysterious “knitting man” was announcing LittleBigPlanet 2 for Japan[/surl] (and, actually, he’s crocheting – watch [surl=]here[/surl]).
[surl=]Next Left 4 Dead 2 mutations announced[/surl]: GibFest for PC, Chainsaw Massacre for 360.
[surl=]Civilization 5 demo will arrive the same day as the game[/surl], that is – September 21.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]Is Lenovo creating a new games console for China?[/surl] – check out the “eBox”, inspired by Kinect.
[surl=]inFamous 2 is getting Move support[/surl], according to the Sony site.
[surl=]PlayStation Around The Web: What we read[/surl], August 29.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]How to anger a gamer in 12 easy steps.[/surl]
[surl=]Mario is missing![/surl] (…will Wafflehouseninja find him?)
[surl=]Weekly Webcomic Wrapup[/surl] is looking for fresh meat.

Tuneful: Rock Band / Guitar Hero DLC
[surl=]Snoop Dogg makes it to Rock Band[/surl], September 7.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]Final Fantasy open beta date announced[/surl] with a new trailer!
[surl=]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=]ComputeHer: Modemoiselle review[/surl] (mmm, chiptuney goodness).

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=]Supreme Court will hear video game case on November 2[/surl] (that’s Schwarzenegger v. Entertainment Merchants Association).

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]BBC’s game plan goes into Top Gear[/surl] as they line up more properties for adaptation.
[surl=]Feel your way through thatgamecompany’s journey[/surl] with Robin and Jenova.
[surl=]Platinum says Vanquish will be identical on PS3 and 360[/surl].
[surl=]The Bethesda Podcast is here![/surl], worth a listen for all your Zenimax family news.
[surl=]The journey from bad times to good for DJ Hero[/surl] and Freestyle Games.
[surl=]Remedy’s Mathias Myllyrinne chats[/surl] about Lost, The Wicker Man, Agent Nightingale, DLC and more.
[surl=]Super Meat Boy is content complete![/surl], hooray!
[surl=]Gran Turismo 5 has optional 10GB install[/surl], says Yamauchi.

Localisation: Merci!
[surl=]A new Ape Escape is coming to PS3 in North America[/surl], but nobody’s sure which one.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=]Shank video playback problem is definitely not the 360’s fault[/surl], backflips Klei.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=]Pikachu DSi charger[/surl] is cute and awkward!
[surl=]The $400 Mario Sweater[/surl] actually looks pretty awesome.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=]Halo: Reach armor effects will cost a packet[/surl], but they do sound cool.
[surl=]Red Dead Redemption Liars and Cheats pack[/surl] due September 21.

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

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=]One of Swords will be at PAX[/surl] and wants to meet you!
[surl=]GDC Online adds talks on APB, Habbo and Cow Clicker[/surl], to be held in October.
[surl=]Who’s going to the nerd orgy at PAX?[/surl] (oh, Craigslist, I love you.)

[surl=]Could this Burger King Kinect game actually be real?[/surl]
[surl=]Is Telltale Games working on epic crossover poker?[/surl]
[surl=]Are these the Fallout: New Vegas achievements?[/surl]
[surl=]Is Crimson Viper starring in Marvel vs. Capcom 3?[/surl]
[surl=]Is this the complete car list for Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit?[/surl]

[surl=]Doctor Who: Episode 3 now available[/surl] through D2D and BBC.

[surl=]LA Noire[/surl], into 2011 (surprised?).


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