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://news.bigdownload.com/2010/09/02/call-of-duty-black-ops-multiplayer-trailer-puts-its-money/]Call of Duty: Black Ops trailer[/surl] is just the beginning.
[surl=http://mmomfg.com/2010/09/02/dead-rising-2-multiplayer-0902/]Dead Rising 2 trailer[/surl] is all about the multiplayer.
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/09/02/death-from-above-in-this-medal-of-honor-clip/]Medal of Honor video[/surl] shows death from above.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/crackdown-2-s-toy-box-dlc-is-out-now–183008.phtml]Crackdown 2 trailer[/surl] highlights the Toy Box DLC.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/new-details-on-tokyo-jungle-confirm-that-yep-it-s-weird-183002.phtml]Tokyo Jungle media[/surl] suggests that yes, this is pretty weird.
[surl=http://xbox360.ign.com/objects/031/031451.html]Sonic 4 footage[/surl] released – comic mischief ahoy!
[surl=http://www.gametrailers.com/video/japanese-rising-golden-sun/703902]Golden Sun: Dark Dawn trailer[/surl] is subtitled “Rising Sun”.
[surl=http://www.famitsu.com/news/201009/02032813.html]Killzone 3 screenshots[/surl] feature hoodies and pummeling. Both good.
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/09/03/first-mega-man-universe-gameplay-footage-actually-shows-how-the-game-works/]Mega Man Universe gameplay footage[/surl] shows how the game actually works.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2010/09/wave-race-blue-storm/]Wave Race Easter Egg is a bit insane[/surl], makes the game insulting and odd. (More.)

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/09/indiecade-2010-finalists-revealed/]IndieCade 2010 Finalists revealed![/surl] (and there are some gems…)
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/09/altitude-patch-updates-maps-brings-balance-tweaks/]Altitude patch[/surl] updates maps and brings balance tweaks.
[surl=http://oilrush-game.com/]OilRush[/surl] is announced.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/09/xbox-live-indie-games-releases-september-1-2010/]Xbox Live Indie Games releases[/surl], September 1, 2010.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/battle-vs-chess-hits-shelves-september-28-182981.phtml]Battle vs. Chess hits shelves September 28[/surl] (didn’t we already know that?)
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=262789]Blood Drive does not mean what you think it means[/surl], and it’s a new game from Activision.
[surl=http://haemimontgames.com/tft/beta/betatest.php]The First Templar wants you![/surl] (to be in their beta test).
[surl=http://xboxlive.ign.com/articles/111/1117613p1.html]Outland is developed by Housemarque[/surl], and here’s a few gameplay details for you.
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/09/02/company-of-heroes-online-open-beta-starts.aspx]Company of Heroes Online open beta kicks off[/surl], one of the best RTS games out, we hear.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/09/02/play-infamous-2-at-pax/]inFAMOUS 2 will be playable[/surl] at PAX.
[surl=http://g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/707295/Halo-Reach-Forge-Mode-and-Multiplayer-Previews.html]Halo: Reach previews[/surl] – Forge Mode and Multiplayer.
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/capcom-resident-evil-6-soon]Resident Evil 6 is coming[/surl] “as soon as possible”.
[surl=http://www.capcom-unity.com/snow_infernus/blog/2010/09/02/youve_got_dead_rising_2_in_my_monster_hunter]What would happen if Dead Rising 2 + Monster Hunter had a baby?[/surl] …only in Japan.

Call of Duty: Black Ops: So big it needs its own section
[surl=http://www.xg247.co.uk/news/09/a-handful-of-black-ops-killstreak-bonuses-revealed/]Killstreak bonuses revealed[/surl] – more than a dozen of ’em.
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5628085/black-ops-introduces-offline-multiplayer-+-ie-combat-training]Offline multiplayer[/surl] – that is, combat training with bots.
[surl=http://www.nowgamer.com/news/4148/treyarch-cheating-has-diminished-cods-reputation]Online cheaters beware[/surl], this one’s “heavily guarded”.
[surl=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/65409]Currency, Wagers and bots![/surl] (oh my!)

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=http://toucharcade.com/2010/09/02/crescent-moon-games-rimelands-hammer-of-thor-released/]Rimelands: Hammer of Thor released[/surl] from Crescent Moon Games.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/09/01/coming-next-week-to-playstation-plus-god-of-war-ghost-of-sparta-early-access-demo-warhawk-game-trial-and-more/]PlayStation Plus subscribers get Ghost of Sparta demo[/surl], mmm.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=262695]Motion controls won’t be mainstream for “10 years”[/surl], says Shinji Mikami.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/09/02/playstation-move-bundle-final-retail-unboxing/]PlayStation Move Bundle[/surl] final retail unboxing.

In good company: Business news
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/09/02/take-two-q3-financials-la-noire-delayed-into-2011-rdr-sells-6-9-million/]Take Two has released Q3 financials[/surl], Red Dead Redemption is selling well, LA Noire is delayed.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSCswCg-9gk]BioShock Infinite trailer set to music[/surl], and literally translated.
[surl=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKrtbUinWOU]Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood trailer set to music[/surl], and literally translated.

Tuneful: Rock Band / Guitar Hero DLC
[surl=http://oneofswords.com/2010/09/dj-hero-2-celebrity-roster-expands-with-rza/]DJ Hero 2 introduces RZA[/surl], expanding their celebrity roster.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/02/hero-up-hands-on-with-marvel-super-hero-squad-online/]Hands-on with Marvel Super Hero Squad online[/surl]! So cute!
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/indie-mmo-love-free-weekend]Free Love![/surl] …indie MMO free this weekend only.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/02/captains-log-weekly-episodes-finally-begin-with-a-bang/]Star Trek Online starts Weekly Episodes[/surl], the Captain’s Log is there.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/09/02/champions-anniversary-free-weekosity/]Champions Online celebrates their birthday[/surl] by going free-to-play for a week.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=http://www.industrygamers.com/news/gamestop-pulls-medal-of-honor-from-stores-on-military-bases/]GameStop won’t sell Medal of Honor at military bases[/surl], due to that whole Taliban multiplayer drama.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.videogamer.com/news/inafune_japanese_devs_wont_admit_theres_a_problem.html]Japanese devs “won’t wake up” to industry problems[/surl] says Inafune.
[surl=http://www.nowgamer.com/news/4155/inafune-hails-canadian-developers]Inafune also says that Canadians are more serious[/surl], and very important to the games industry.
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/irrational-prototype-ideas-living-2k]Irrational’s Irrepressible Infinite Ideas Infusing Internal IPs[/surl] (thank you, Adam Biessener, for the title)
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/01/kojima_mgs4_trophy_support/]Hideo Kojima would like a “Complete” edition of MGS4[/surl], but only if someone else makes it.
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-09-02-capcom-aims-high-with-dead-rising-2]Capcom would like Dead Rising to replace Resident Evil[/surl] as their best IP.

In the Cloud: Taking computing to the next level
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/09/02/onlives-free-first-year-offer-to-end-in-2010-50-percent-game-s/]OnLive’s free first year to end in 2010[/surl] but there’s a 50% game sale this weekend!

Localisation: Merci!
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/02/nintendo_confirms_super_mario_collection/]Japan is getting a Super Mario Collection Special Pack for Wii[/surl] (that’d be Super Mario All-Stars, plus a booklet and soundtrack).

An Apple a day: The Mac side of things
[surl=http://arstechnica.com/staff/fatbits/2010/09/apples-trouble-with-tv.ars]Apple’s trouble with TV[/surl] isn’t stopping a few people buying them.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=http://www.kotaku.com.au/2010/09/these-portal-bookends-are-a-success/]Portal Bookends[/surl] are a success!

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=http://www.l4d.com/blog/post.php?id=4284]Make a music video for The Midnight Riders[/surl] (that’s the band from Left 4 Dead).

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=http://www.pcgamer.com/2010/09/01/supreme-commander-2-dlc-teased/]Supreme Commander 2 DLC teased[/surl] – but it’s a secret (until it’s not a secret).

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=http://www.direct2drive.com/promos/summer-ends-event/]Direct2Drive’s end of summer event[/surl].

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://www.gamernode.com/news/9455-dead-space-2-to-have-online-soldiers-vs-necromorphs-multiplayer/index.html]Will Deadspace 2 multiplayer be like Left 4 Dead?[/surl]

DELAYED:
[surl=http://www.nintendojo.com/news/conduit-2-hits-delay-coming-in-2011]Conduit 2[/surl], until 2011 (blame new control options).

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