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=]Pokemon Black / White commercials[/surl] are a bit …unusual.
[surl=]Deathspank: Thongs of Virtue trailer[/surl] tells the story behind the game.
[surl=]Bit.Trip FATE trailer[/surl] is our first look at the on-rails shmup.
[surl=]Dungeon Siege III trailer[/surl] is a bit dingy.
[surl=]Chime footage[/surl] shows that they’re Still Alive.
[surl=]Medal of Honor trailer[/surl] includes helicopters!
[surl=]No Heroes Allowed trailer[/surl] comes to PSP, heroes don’t.
[surl=]Kirby’s Epic Yarn trailer[/surl] is full of fuzz.
[surl=]Kane & Lynch 2 trailer[/surl] features new DLC maps.
[surl=]Amnesia: Dark Descent trailer[/surl] comes with the release date of September 8th.
[surl=]Portal 2 gameplay footage[/surl] introduces robot hugs.
[surl=]Fluidity video[/surl], accompanied by screenshots, is a bit insane-looking.
[surl=]Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer[/surl] features a scene-stealing snarky assassin.

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

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]An evening with the gods of God of War[/surl] – David Jaffe, Cory Barlog, Stig Asmussen, Ru Weerasuriya, and Dana Jan.
[surl=]Are Facebook games the new WoW killer?[/surl] (yes, says PopCap)
[surl=]RARE spills the beans[/surl], revealing dev secrets on past titles.
[surl=]Gamasutra Network Jobs[/surl], week of September 3.

History: Where we’ve been
[surl=]Atari computer concepts[/surl].

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]FAST Racing League zooming towards WiiWare[/surl], from Jett Rocket dev.
[surl=]Mayflight sounds fascinating[/surl], and it’s freeware!
[surl=]Bastion has a new trailer[/surl] and it’s pretty gorgeous.
[surl=]IndieCade 2010 finalist: 1066 – The Game[/surl], let’s have a look.
[surl=]Numen: Contest of Heroes update[/surl] adds auto-save.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath remake[/surl] is coming to PSN in 2011 (with no mention of ‘exclusivity’).
[surl=]Ubisoft annex Outland for XBLA, PSN[/surl] – a downloadable platformer inspired by Ikaruga.
[surl=]Killzone 3 coming February 22nd[/surl], prepare for the Helghast!
[surl=,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=]Sonic Colors has co-op[/surl], which can be used for good as well as evil.
[surl=]Nintendo’s crazy new 3D puzzle-thing[/surl] translates as “going through holes”.
[surl=]Retro City Rampage aiming for December[/surl], hoping for XBLA, PSN as well as Wii.
[surl=]Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars comes to PC and Mac[/surl] – a Director’s Cut, no less!
[surl=]999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors website live[/surl], featuring a Flash demo.
[surl=]Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition lives up to its name[/surl], according to the BBFC listing.
[surl=]BioShock: Infinite to grace the cover of Game Informer[/surl], and look amazing.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=]All Adult Swim iPhone games on sale for $1[/surl] (well, 99c).

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]PlayStation booth tour[/surl] from PAX.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]Realtime Worlds’ MyWorld purchased[/surl], but APB is still in limbo.
[surl=]38 Studios’ relocation loan is in jeopardy[/surl], the state flip-flopping against the decision.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]The MMO Report[/surl]: The Secret World, FFXIV, Realtime Worlds, Guild Wars 2, The Bible Online…
[surl=]ArenaNet announces Guild Wars 2 app[/surl] for smartphones and iPad.
[surl=]CCP unveils EVE Online’s latest expansion[/surl] – unnamed as yet.
[surl=]Global Agenda enters doubling season[/surl], with some new packs.
[surl=]Counting down to LotRO’s relaunch[/surl] with Turbine.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=]South Korean games rating board cracks down on indies[/surl]

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]”Blindness” caused Elemental release “fail”[/surl] – from the horse’s mouth.
[surl=]The Bond games are just as important as the films[/surl], says Activision.
[surl=]5th Cell explains their control scheme switch[/surl] in Super Scribblenauts.
[surl=]Rocksteady has a complete copy of Batman: Arkham City[/surl], but you can’t play it yet.
[surl=]GoldenEye 64 designer bags on Activision’s remake[/surl] – does he have good reason?
[surl=]PlayStation Move Ape Escape is on-rails[/surl], making the player the catcher (ummm…).

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=]Crackdown 2 was broken, but now it’s fixed[/surl] (blame the Toy Box).

An Apple a day: The Mac side of things
[surl=]Fact-checking Steve Jobs[/surl] and his Apple keynote.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=]Wanna star in a Wii Party commercial?[/surl]

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=]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=]Seattle gamers dress up for PAX[/surl].
[surl=]…and some more.[/surl]

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=]Team Ico shows off cleaned-up Ico shots[/surl] at CEDEC, and they’re awful pretty.

Closed for business: Industry closures / layoffs
[surl=]Stardock lays off an unknown amount of staffers[/surl] following Elemental’s launch.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=–Steam-weekend-sale-on-Company-of-Heroes/Item19435.aspx]Steam’s weekend sale on Company of Heroes[/surl] – hurry!
[surl=]Indie Weekend Sales[/surl] and stuff.

[surl=]Is this how multiplayer will work in Deadspace 2?[/surl]
[surl=]Is there a new Earth Defense Force coming out in 2011?[/surl]


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