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=]Samurai Warriors 3 footage[/surl] is shiny!
[surl=]Portal 2 trailer[/surl] is adorable, and co-operative.
[surl=]Minitroid trailer[/surl] features new graphics, new music, new everything!
[surl=]The Sims 3: Ambitions + EA Sports MMA screens[/surl] from EA Mobile.
[surl=]Apox media[/surl] comes with some beta sign-ups.
[surl=]League of Legends screens[/surl] unveil an awesome new art style.
[surl=]Halo: Reach trailer[/surl] is the extended version of Deliver Hope.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Did Cryptic betray the spirit of Star Trek?[/surl]
[surl=]More than just noise[/surl] is a look at why game music is so very memorable.
[surl=]One of Swords podcast 033[/surl]: Big Web Pants.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]Your Neighbourhood is Gang Infested[/surl] (Gangs? In *my* neighbourhood?)
[surl=]Minecraft developer Notch is launching his own studio[/surl], which involves getting an office.
[surl=]Holy Moley[/surl] – it’s like 4-player competitive Snake!

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]Yakuza 5 is officially Ryu ga Gotoku of the End[/surl] (easy for you to say).
[surl=]Real Warfare 2: Northern Crusaders[/surl] has been announced.
[surl=]Battlefield 1943 still not available for PC[/surl], despite what the EA Store says.
[surl=]Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood multiplayer beta kicks off October 4[/surl], but the PC version’s been delayed.
[surl=]Jam City Rollergirls preview[/surl], because we all love roller derby!
[surl=]Dead or Alive: Dimensions gets some details[/surl], “special features of the game remain intact”.
[surl=]Microsoft and NASA host a Halo: Reach event[/surl] in Australia, of all places.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=]Stair Dismount[/surl] is today’s Free App of the Day.
[surl=]Top iPad Game Apps[/surl]: GTA: Chinatown Wars, Slice It! make impressive debuts.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]Wii, DSi Firmware updates squash homebrew support[/surl], bu-bow 🙁
[surl=]Kinect’s Object Scanning feature coming post-launch[/surl], so don’t hold your breath.
[surl=]PlayStation Move is “not a pre-order product”[/surl], the company anticipating longer-term sales.
[surl=]PlayStation Moving into your home soon[/surl], in case you weren’t aware.
[surl=]15 years later, ENOS lives on[/surl] in this infographic.
[surl=]PlayStation’s 15th anniversary comes to Home[/surl], with a bunch of cool stuff.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]Realtime Worlds may get its saving throw[/surl], with rumours of a buyout rescue at hand!
[surl=]Zynga boss apparently loves evil[/surl], hates innovation.
[surl=]Nintendo launch a special logo for Mario’s 25th birthday[/surl], aww.
[surl=]38 Studios’ loan from Rhode Island[/surl] detailed in a new report.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]Need for Speed World hits 1 million users[/surl], goes free-to-play.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
[surl=]Composer Stan Bush wants to put his touch on next Transformers[/surl] – and rightly so.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Valve won’t rule out another quick sequel[/surl] in the future, like L4D2.
[surl=]Heavy Rain is “perfect” for PS3[/surl], says David Cage.
[surl=]The 13 things Valve failed at[/surl], from PC Gamer.
[surl=]Stranger’s Wrath is just the first of six Oddworld offerings[/surl] from JAW.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=]BioWare are working to resolve Dragon Age DLC bug[/surl], maybe don’t grab the Witch Hunt just yet.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=]Pink DualShock 3 controllers[/surl] landing later this year.

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=]What a super day for a (Mario) picnic![/surl] …nom nom nom.
[surl=]Nintendo Entertainment System table[/surl] is probably not what you’re expecting.
[surl=]Make your own Silent Hill nurse mask[/surl] – pretty creepy.

[surl=]Mindjack[/surl], until 2011.


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