The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=]Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer[/surl] tells the story of some Knights of the Old Republic.
[surl=]Kirby’s Epic Yarn footage[/surl] features co-op play.

Tokyo Game Show 2010: It’s like E3, but in Japan!
[surl=]Ace Attorney Investigations 2 revealed[/surl], playable at TGS.
[surl=]The Last Guardian is ‘definitely’ showing up[/surl], after an E3 no-show.
[surl=]Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – Vietnam will be on show[/surl], promises DICE.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Only 4% of the UK games industry staff are female[/surl] – dropping from 12% in 2006.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]L’Abbaye des Morts[/surl] is bringing ZX Spectrum back.
[surl=]VVVVVV has hit Steam[/surl], and is currently 10% off.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]Elemental patch road map revealed[/surl], the dev team trying to keep busy.
[surl=]Gary Oldman and Ed Harris will help voice CoD: Black Ops[/surl] – the full cast list has not yet been announced.
[surl=]NBA Jam’s Eastern Conference rosters[/surl] revealed!

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=]iOS 3.1 released[/surl] – gentlemen, mash your “check for update” buttons.
[surl=]Game Center coming to 2nd generation iPod Touch[/surl], but not the iPhone 3G.
[surl=]Oceana[/surl] is the free app of the day.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]Kudo Tsnoda talks up Kinect[/surl], offers glimpses to the future.
[surl=]Kinect Brain Training, Pac-Man unveiled[/surl] in Japan, hopefully for the rest of the world!
[surl=]US PSN Update[/surl] September 7, Quantum Theory, Witch Hunt, TerRover.
[surl=]Microsoft announce 250GB Kinect bundle[/surl] to launch with the new technology.
[surl=]Why PlayStation Move could give 3D games a whole new meaning[/surl], from Wired.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]Katamari creator Takahashi leaves Namco Bandai[/surl], calls it a “so-so” company.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]TERA’s David Noonan chats[/surl] about story and end-game.
[surl=]Early access to free LotRO begins[/surl] – get amongst it!

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Cryptic is keeping secrets again[/surl], act surprised!
[surl=]How Randy Pitchford saved Duke Nukem Forever[/surl], and other stories.
[surl=]Kaz Hirai chats[/surl] about the PSPgo, among other things.
[surl=]NBA Jam will not have online mode for Wii[/surl], confirms EA.
[surl=]FFXII DLC plans were scrapped[/surl], says Toriyama.

Localisation: Merci!
[surl=]Mass Effect 2 is coming to Japan[/surl] this winter.
[surl=]Europe will get to play Hotel Dusk sequel Last Window[/surl] real soon now.
[surl=]Dynasty Warriors Gundam 3 also announced for winter[/surl], in Japan.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=]Win a trip to BlizzCon[/surl], thanks to the Official WoW Magazine.
[surl=]Win a Shattered Dimensions prize pack[/surl] from One of Swords.

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=]iPhone controlled LED suit[/surl] – not much to do with gaming, everything to do with AWESOME.
[surl=]How to make a Psycho Bandit mask[/surl] from Borderlands.

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
[surl=]PAX Prime reaches attendance record[/surl] – more than 67,600 people!

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=]Direct2Drive has a new set of $6 games on sale[/surl] for the next seven days.

[surl=]Is Deadly Premonition director Swery65 working on Lord of Arcana?[/surl]
[surl=]Will the Suda51 / Shinji Mikami project be unveiled at TGS?[/surl]


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