The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=http://www.gonintendo.com/viewstory.php?id=135056]Pokemon Black / White commercials[/surl] are a bit …unusual.
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/09/03/the-story-behind-thongs-of-virtue/]Deathspank: Thongs of Virtue trailer[/surl] tells the story behind the game.
[surl=http://bittripgame.com/bittrip-fate.html]Bit.Trip FATE trailer[/surl] is our first look at the on-rails shmup.
[surl=http://mmomfg.com/2010/09/03/dungeon-siege-iii-trailer-0903/]Dungeon Siege III trailer[/surl] is a bit dingy.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/09/03/portals-still-alive-in-chime/]Chime footage[/surl] shows that they’re Still Alive.
[surl=http://www.gamingnexus.com/FullNews/Medal-of-Honor-to-have-helicopters-as-well2c-your-move-Black-Ops/Item19429.aspx]Medal of Honor trailer[/surl] includes helicopters!
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/09/02/no-heroes-allowed-announced-for-playstation-portable/]No Heroes Allowed trailer[/surl] comes to PSP, heroes don’t.
[surl=http://www.thetanooki.com/2010/09/03/pax-2010-nintendo-unleashes-new-u-s-trailer-for-kirbys-epic-yarn/]Kirby’s Epic Yarn trailer[/surl] is full of fuzz.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/09/03/kane-and-lynch-2-trailer-shows-off-new-dlc-maps/]Kane & Lynch 2 trailer[/surl] features new DLC maps.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/amnesia-dark-descent-out-on-sept-8-remember-fear-183110.phtml]Amnesia: Dark Descent trailer[/surl] comes with the release date of September 8th.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/09/04/portal-2s-pax-co-op-gameplay-footage-introduces-robot-hugs/]Portal 2 gameplay footage[/surl] introduces robot hugs.
[surl=http://wiiware.nintendolife.com/news/2010/09/first_fluidity_video_and_screenshots_released]Fluidity video[/surl], accompanied by screenshots, is a bit insane-looking.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/05/statement-snarky-assassin-droid-steals-the-show-in-pax-tor-trai/]Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer[/surl] features a scene-stealing snarky assassin.

For a good cause: Gamers for Charity
[surl=http://www.telltalegames.com/adventurebundle]Telltale Games launch Adventure Bundle[/surl], for five different charities.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/an-evening-with-the-gods-of-god-of-war-182995.phtml]An evening with the gods of God of War[/surl] – David Jaffe, Cory Barlog, Stig Asmussen, Ru Weerasuriya, and Dana Jan.
[surl=http://www.gamepolitics.com/2010/09/03/farmville-more-wow-killer-any-upcoming-mmo-says-popcap]Are Facebook games the new WoW killer?[/surl] (yes, says PopCap)
[surl=http://www.dkvine.com/?p=1114]RARE spills the beans[/surl], revealing dev secrets on past titles.
[surl=http://fingergaming.com/2010/09/03/round-up-gamasutra-network-jobs-week-of-september-3/]Gamasutra Network Jobs[/surl], week of September 3.

History: Where we’ve been
[surl=http://colorcubic.com/2010/03/06/atari-computer-concepts/]Atari computer concepts[/surl].

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.extraguy.com/2010/09/shinen-is-making-fast-for-wiiware/]FAST Racing League zooming towards WiiWare[/surl], from Jett Rocket dev.
[surl=http://www.gamesetwatch.com/2010/09/column_play_using_roguelike_de.php]Mayflight sounds fascinating[/surl], and it’s freeware!
[surl=http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/09/trailer_bastion_supergiant_gam.html]Bastion has a new trailer[/surl] and it’s pretty gorgeous.
[surl=http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/09/indiecade_2010_finalists_1066.html]IndieCade 2010 finalist: 1066 – The Game[/surl], let’s have a look.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/09/numen-contest-heroes-update-adds-autosave/]Numen: Contest of Heroes update[/surl] adds auto-save.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/09/03/oddworld-stranger-s-wrath-remake-hitting-psn-in-2011.aspx]Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath remake[/surl] is coming to PSN in 2011 (with no mention of ‘exclusivity’).
[surl=http://pax.gamespot.com/story/6275159/ubisoft-annexes-outland-for-xbla-psn]Ubisoft annex Outland for XBLA, PSN[/surl] – a downloadable platformer inspired by Ikaruga.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/09/03/killzone-3-coming-to-ps3-february-22nd-2011/]Killzone 3 coming February 22nd[/surl], prepare for the Helghast!
[surl=http://www.pcgameshardware.com/aid,770624/Witcher-2-Tech-stuff-from-the-best-game-at-Gamescom-2010/News/]The Witcher 2 will have 16 (!!) endings[/surl] – how much is too much?
[surl=http://wii.ign.com/articles/111/1117813p1.html]Sonic Colors has co-op[/surl], which can be used for good as well as evil.
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/03/nintendo_3d_puzzler/]Nintendo’s crazy new 3D puzzle-thing[/surl] translates as “going through holes”.
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/retro-city-rampage-aiming-december]Retro City Rampage aiming for December[/surl], hoping for XBLA, PSN as well as Wii.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/09/03/broken-sword-shadow-of-the-templars-directors-cut-comes-to-pc-a/]Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars comes to PC and Mac[/surl] – a Director’s Cut, no less!
[surl=http://www.aksysgames.com/999/pages/demo]999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors website live[/surl], featuring a Flash demo.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/09/03/dragon-age-ultimate-edition-to-include-awakening-and-all-dlc/]Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition lives up to its name[/surl], according to the BBFC listing.
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/09/04/October9981-Cover9981-Revealed9918.aspx]BioShock: Infinite to grace the cover of Game Informer[/surl], and look amazing.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/09/03/all-adult-swim-iphone-games-on-sale-for-1.aspx]All Adult Swim iPhone games on sale for $1[/surl] (well, 99c).

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/09/03/pax-prime-2010-playstation-booth-video-tour/]PlayStation booth tour[/surl] from PAX.

In good company: Business news
[surl=http://www.develop-online.net/news/35779/US-firm-acquires-Project-MyWorld]Realtime Worlds’ MyWorld purchased[/surl], but APB is still in limbo.
[surl=http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2010/09/01/caprio_aims_to_block_38_studios_deal/]38 Studios’ relocation loan is in jeopardy[/surl], the state flip-flopping against the decision.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/03/this-week-on-the-mmo-report/]The MMO Report[/surl]: The Secret World, FFXIV, Realtime Worlds, Guild Wars 2, The Bible Online…
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/03/pax-2010-arenanet-announces-guild-wars-2-app-for-smartphones-an/]ArenaNet announces Guild Wars 2 app[/surl] for smartphones and iPad.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/04/pax-2010-ccp-unveils-eve-onlines-latest-expansion/]CCP unveils EVE Online’s latest expansion[/surl] – unnamed as yet.
[surl=https://account.globalagendagame.com/garegister/orders/boosts.aspx]Global Agenda enters doubling season[/surl], with some new packs.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/04/pax-2010-counting-down-to-lotros-relaunch-with-turbine/]Counting down to LotRO’s relaunch[/surl] with Turbine.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=http://www.tigsource.com/2010/09/05/south-korean-game-rating-board-cracks-down-on-indies/]South Korean games rating board cracks down on indies[/surl]

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/09/03/blindness-caused-elemental-release-fail/]”Blindness” caused Elemental release “fail”[/surl] – from the horse’s mouth.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/activision-bond-games-are-just-as-important-as-the-films-182790.phtml]The Bond games are just as important as the films[/surl], says Activision.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/09/01/super-scribblenauts-features-a-reprogrammed-maxwell/]5th Cell explains their control scheme switch[/surl] in Super Scribblenauts.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=262965]Rocksteady has a complete copy of Batman: Arkham City[/surl], but you can’t play it yet.
[surl=http://www.officialnintendomagazine.co.uk/article.php?id=19667]GoldenEye 64 designer bags on Activision’s remake[/surl] – does he have good reason?
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/09/03/playstation-move-ape-escape-game-goes-on-rails/]PlayStation Move Ape Escape is on-rails[/surl], making the player the catcher (ummm…).

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=http://forum.ruffiangames.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=1159]Crackdown 2 was broken, but now it’s fixed[/surl] (blame the Toy Box).

An Apple a day: The Mac side of things
[surl=http://www.slidetoplay.com/story/friday-slide-fact-checking-steve-jobs]Fact-checking Steve Jobs[/surl] and his Apple keynote.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=http://wiiparty.nintendo.com/castingcall/]Wanna star in a Wii Party commercial?[/surl]

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/these-nintendo-controllers-are-made-out-of-sand-183173.phtml]These Nintendo controllers are made out of sand[/surl] – probably not terribly useful, really.

Just Cos(play): As if you need a reason to dress up?
[surl=http://www.gamergrrlz.net/2010/09/seattle-cosplay-peeps-bring-it-to-pax.html]Seattle gamers dress up for PAX[/surl].
[surl=http://www.1up.com/do/feature?cId=3181230]…and some more.[/surl]

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=http://game.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/news/20100902_391080.html]Team Ico shows off cleaned-up Ico shots[/surl] at CEDEC, and they’re awful pretty.

Closed for business: Industry closures / layoffs
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/09/04/elemental-launch-results-in-stardock-layoffs/]Stardock lays off an unknown amount of staffers[/surl] following Elemental’s launch.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=http://www.gamingnexus.com/FullNews/Insta-buy–Steam-weekend-sale-on-Company-of-Heroes/Item19435.aspx]Steam’s weekend sale on Company of Heroes[/surl] – hurry!
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/09/indie-weekend-sales-stuff/]Indie Weekend Sales[/surl] and stuff.

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://www.gamernode.com/news/9455-dead-space-2-to-have-online-soldiers-vs-necromorphs-multiplayer/index.html]Is this how multiplayer will work in Deadspace 2?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php?p=23151249&postcount=1]Is there a new Earth Defense Force coming out in 2011?[/surl]

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