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/2010/09/05/new-star-wars-knights-of-the-old-republic-trailer-links-back-to/]Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer[/surl] tells the story of some Knights of the Old Republic.
[surl=http://www.gametrailers.com/video/pax-10-kirbys-epic/704136]Kirby’s Epic Yarn footage[/surl] features co-op play.

Tokyo Game Show 2010: It’s like E3, but in Japan!
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/ace-attorney-investigations-2-revealed-playable-at-tgs-183350.phtml]Ace Attorney Investigations 2 revealed[/surl], playable at TGS.
[surl=http://www.videogamer.com/news/last_guardian_confirmed_for_tgs.html]The Last Guardian is ‘definitely’ showing up[/surl], after an E3 no-show.
[surl=http://blogs.battlefield.ea.com/battlefield_bad_company/archive/2010/09/08/getting-ready-for-tokyo-game-show.aspx]Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – Vietnam will be on show[/surl], promises DICE.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/09/08/survey-only-4-of-uk-game-industry-staff-are-female/]Only 4% of the UK games industry staff are female[/surl] – dropping from 12% in 2006.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.locomalito.com/juegos_abbaye_des_morts.php]L’Abbaye des Morts[/surl] is bringing ZX Spectrum back.
[surl=http://store.steampowered.com/app/70300/]VVVVVV has hit Steam[/surl], and is currently 10% off.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://forums.elementalgame.com/395485]Elemental patch road map revealed[/surl], the dev team trying to keep busy.
[surl=http://oneofswords.com/2010/09/gary-oldman-ed-harris-voice-black-ops/]Gary Oldman and Ed Harris will help voice CoD: Black Ops[/surl] – the full cast list has not yet been announced.
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/nba-jam-eastern-conference-rosters]NBA Jam’s Eastern Conference rosters[/surl] revealed!

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=http://toucharcade.com/2010/09/08/ios-4-1-released-gentlemen-mash-your-check-for-update-buttons/]iOS 3.1 released[/surl] – gentlemen, mash your “check for update” buttons.
[surl=http://toucharcade.com/2010/09/08/game-center-coming-to-2nd-generation-ipod-touch-but-not-iphone-3g/]Game Center coming to 2nd generation iPod Touch[/surl], but not the iPhone 3G.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/free-app-of-the-day-oceana-183394.phtml]Oceana[/surl] is the free app of the day.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-09-07-kinects-kudo-tsunoda-interview]Kudo Tsnoda talks up Kinect[/surl], offers glimpses to the future.
[surl=http://www.gamespot.com/news/6275416.html]Kinect Brain Training, Pac-Man unveiled[/surl] in Japan, hopefully for the rest of the world!
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/09/08/us-psn-update-sept-7-quantum-theory-witch-hunt-terrover/]US PSN Update[/surl] September 7, Quantum Theory, Witch Hunt, TerRover.
[surl=http://gamerscoreblog.com/press/archive/2010/09/08/gp812.aspx]Microsoft announce 250GB Kinect bundle[/surl] to launch with the new technology.
[surl=http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2010/09/playstation-move/]Why PlayStation Move could give 3D games a whole new meaning[/surl], from Wired.

In good company: Business news
[surl=http://play.tm/news/31756/keita-takahashi-leaves-namco-calls-it-a-so-so-company/]Katamari creator Takahashi leaves Namco Bandai[/surl], calls it a “so-so” company.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/08/pax-2010-teras-david-noonan-talks-story-endgame/]TERA’s David Noonan chats[/surl] about story and end-game.
[surl=http://www.kotaku.com.au/2010/09/early-access-to-free-lotro-begins/]Early access to free LotRO begins[/surl] – get amongst it!

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-09-06-cryptic-has-several-other-projects-underway]Cryptic is keeping secrets again[/surl], act surprised!
[surl=http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2010/09/randy-pitchford-duke-nukem/]How Randy Pitchford saved Duke Nukem Forever[/surl], and other stories.
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/features/745/INTERVIEW-Kaz-Hirai]Kaz Hirai chats[/surl] about the PSPgo, among other things.
[surl=http://twitter.com/sk88z/status/23122648117]NBA Jam will not have online mode for Wii[/surl], confirms EA.
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/final-fantasy-xiii-real-dlc]FFXII DLC plans were scrapped[/surl], says Toriyama.

Localisation: Merci!
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/08/x360_media_briefing_live_blog/]Mass Effect 2 is coming to Japan[/surl] this winter.
[surl=http://gaygamer.net/2010/09/psa_european_release_date_appr.html]Europe will get to play Hotel Dusk sequel Last Window[/surl] real soon now.
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/09/07/gundam-musou-3-beam-sabers-ps3-and-xbox-360-this-winter/]Dynasty Warriors Gundam 3 also announced for winter[/surl], in Japan.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=http://www.wow.com/2010/09/08/win-a-trip-to-blizzcon-from-the-official-wow-magazine/]Win a trip to BlizzCon[/surl], thanks to the Official WoW Magazine.
[surl=http://oneofswords.com/2010/09/win-a-shattered-dimensions-prize-pack/]Win a Shattered Dimensions prize pack[/surl] from One of Swords.

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=http://uiproductions.blogspot.com/2010_09_05_archive.html]iPhone controlled LED suit[/surl] – not much to do with gaming, everything to do with AWESOME.
[surl=http://gbxforums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=110469]How to make a Psycho Bandit mask[/surl] from Borderlands.

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/pax-prime-attendance-reaches-record]PAX Prime reaches attendance record[/surl] – more than 67,600 people!

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/09/08/direct2drive-has-new-set-of-6-games-on-sale-for-next-seven-days/]Direct2Drive has a new set of $6 games on sale[/surl] for the next seven days.

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/09/07/deadly-premonition-director-working-on-lord-of-arcana/]Is Deadly Premonition director Swery65 working on Lord of Arcana?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/suda51-mikami-project-finally-unveiled?]Will the Suda51 / Shinji Mikami project be unveiled at TGS?[/surl]

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