The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=]Call of Duty: Black Ops trailer[/surl] is just the beginning.
[surl=]Dead Rising 2 trailer[/surl] is all about the multiplayer.
[surl=]Medal of Honor video[/surl] shows death from above.
[surl=–183008.phtml]Crackdown 2 trailer[/surl] highlights the Toy Box DLC.
[surl=]Tokyo Jungle media[/surl] suggests that yes, this is pretty weird.
[surl=]Sonic 4 footage[/surl] released – comic mischief ahoy!
[surl=]Golden Sun: Dark Dawn trailer[/surl] is subtitled “Rising Sun”.
[surl=]Killzone 3 screenshots[/surl] feature hoodies and pummeling. Both good.
[surl=]Mega Man Universe gameplay footage[/surl] shows how the game actually works.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Wave Race Easter Egg is a bit insane[/surl], makes the game insulting and odd. (More.)

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]IndieCade 2010 Finalists revealed![/surl] (and there are some gems…)
[surl=]Altitude patch[/surl] updates maps and brings balance tweaks.
[surl=]OilRush[/surl] is announced.
[surl=]Xbox Live Indie Games releases[/surl], September 1, 2010.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]Battle vs. Chess hits shelves September 28[/surl] (didn’t we already know that?)
[surl=]Blood Drive does not mean what you think it means[/surl], and it’s a new game from Activision.
[surl=]The First Templar wants you![/surl] (to be in their beta test).
[surl=]Outland is developed by Housemarque[/surl], and here’s a few gameplay details for you.
[surl=]Company of Heroes Online open beta kicks off[/surl], one of the best RTS games out, we hear.
[surl=]inFAMOUS 2 will be playable[/surl] at PAX.
[surl=]Halo: Reach previews[/surl] – Forge Mode and Multiplayer.
[surl=]Resident Evil 6 is coming[/surl] “as soon as possible”.
[surl=]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=]Killstreak bonuses revealed[/surl] – more than a dozen of ’em.
[surl=]Offline multiplayer[/surl] – that is, combat training with bots.
[surl=]Online cheaters beware[/surl], this one’s “heavily guarded”.
[surl=]Currency, Wagers and bots![/surl] (oh my!)

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=]Rimelands: Hammer of Thor released[/surl] from Crescent Moon Games.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]PlayStation Plus subscribers get Ghost of Sparta demo[/surl], mmm.
[surl=]Motion controls won’t be mainstream for “10 years”[/surl], says Shinji Mikami.
[surl=]PlayStation Move Bundle[/surl] final retail unboxing.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]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=]BioShock Infinite trailer set to music[/surl], and literally translated.
[surl=]Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood trailer set to music[/surl], and literally translated.

Tuneful: Rock Band / Guitar Hero DLC
[surl=]DJ Hero 2 introduces RZA[/surl], expanding their celebrity roster.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]Hands-on with Marvel Super Hero Squad online[/surl]! So cute!
[surl=]Free Love![/surl] …indie MMO free this weekend only.
[surl=]Star Trek Online starts Weekly Episodes[/surl], the Captain’s Log is there.
[surl=]Champions Online celebrates their birthday[/surl] by going free-to-play for a week.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=]GameStop won’t sell Medal of Honor at military bases[/surl], due to that whole Taliban multiplayer drama.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Japanese devs “won’t wake up” to industry problems[/surl] says Inafune.
[surl=]Inafune also says that Canadians are more serious[/surl], and very important to the games industry.
[surl=]Irrational’s Irrepressible Infinite Ideas Infusing Internal IPs[/surl] (thank you, Adam Biessener, for the title)
[surl=]Hideo Kojima would like a “Complete” edition of MGS4[/surl], but only if someone else makes it.
[surl=]Capcom would like Dead Rising to replace Resident Evil[/surl] as their best IP.

In the Cloud: Taking computing to the next level
[surl=]OnLive’s free first year to end in 2010[/surl] but there’s a 50% game sale this weekend!

Localisation: Merci!
[surl=]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=]Apple’s trouble with TV[/surl] isn’t stopping a few people buying them.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=]Portal Bookends[/surl] are a success!

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=]Make a music video for The Midnight Riders[/surl] (that’s the band from Left 4 Dead).

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=]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=]Direct2Drive’s end of summer event[/surl].

[surl=]Will Deadspace 2 multiplayer be like Left 4 Dead?[/surl]

[surl=]Conduit 2[/surl], until 2011 (blame new control options).


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