The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=265674]Blood Stone 007 trailer[/surl] looks awfully familiar, Quantum of Solace fans.
[surl=http://www.chickchickboom.com/]Chick Chick Boom media[/surl] is housed on their delightful new Euro site.
[surl=http://g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/707642/Fable-3-Housing-Customization-Walkthrough-Really-Brings-The-Room-Together.html]Fable 3 trailer[/surl] features housing customisation.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/la-mulana-is-like-mickey-mouse-vs-the-terminator–184520.phtml]La Mulana video[/surl] is reminiscent of Mickey Mouse vs. the Terminator.

For a good cause: Gamers for Charity
[surl=http://www.eveonline.com/devblog.asp?a=blog&bid=794]EVE Online gamers raising money for Pakistan[/surl].

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/707646/Sesslers-Soapbox-Gaming-is-Not-a-Crime.html]Gaming is not a crime[/surl]: Sessler’s Soapbox.
[surl=http://www.1up.com/do/feature?cId=3181471]A Virtual Boy retrospective[/surl]: Giving due credit to Nintendo’s least-loved system.

A Legal Matter: Gamers in court
[surl=http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2010/09/at-stake-in-terminator-vs-video-games-the-future-of-media.ars]What’s at stake in Schwarzenegger vs. EMA?[/surl] – just the future of video games!

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=265559]Bobby Kotick praises Bungie, slams every single other indie developer[/surl] (in case you missed it).
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/cave-story-wiiware-dev-i-want-to-make-more-cave-story–184515.phtml]Cave Story WiiWare dev wants to make more Cave Story[/surl], which makes sense.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/billy-blanks-wii-exercise-game]Billy Blanks gets his own Wii exercise game[/surl], be afraid.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=http://fingergaming.com/2010/09/21/top-grossing-game-apps-sims-3-ambitions-updated-street-fighter-iv-climb-charts/]Top-grossing game apps[/surl]: Sims 3 Ambitions, updated Street Fighter IV.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-09-21-halo-reach-doubles-uk-360-sales]Halo: Reach causes a 99% upswing in Xbox 360 sales[/surl] across the UK.
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-09-17-microsofts-phil-spencer-interview]Microsoft say that the Xbox will see Japanese success[/surl], it just might take a while.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/09/20/ps3-system-software-update-v3-50-available-soon/]PS3 update 3.50 available ‘soon'[/surl], say the pros.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/09/20/playstation-store-update-157/]PlayStation Store Update[/surl] – September 20th, 2010.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.arena.net/blog/gaming-outside-the-game-rick-ellis-talks-the-guild-wars-2-extended-experience]More about the Guild Wars 2 smartphone / iPad apps[/surl] from ArenaNet.
[surl=http://www.eveonline.com/incursion/]EVE Online to get new expansion – Incursion[/surl], free in November.
[surl=http://www.mmo-champion.com/content/1981-10-25-Realm-First-Vial-of-the-Sands-Cata-Prologue-Blue-Posts]WoW: 10/25 Realm First, Vial of the Sands, Cata Prologue, Blue Posts[/surl] (oh my!)

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
[surl=http://www.originalsoundversion.com/?p=11542]Valkyria Chronicles 2: Sakamoto’s bonus liner notes[/surl] (compelling reading).

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-09-21-visceral-wants-to-make-dead-space-3]Visceral games already planning Dead Space 3[/surl], even though 2 won’t hit the shelves for a little while.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=265557]Bobby Kotick says that Facebook is a bigger challenger[/surl] than Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo or EA.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/child-of-eden-dev-laughs-at-the-notion-of-a-wii-3ds-port-184459.phtml]Child of Eden dev laughs at the concept of a Wii / 3DS port[/surl]: Boo!

A little light reading: Books about games or the industry
[surl=http://www.l4d.com/comic/comic.php?page=43]Part Two of The Sacrifice is out[/surl] for your L4D comic pleasure.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=http://www.hottopic.com/hottopic/WhatsNew/Apparel/I-Made-A-Game-With-Zombies-In-It-Angry-Z0mb1es-TShirt-184575.jsp]I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1! t-shirt[/surl], even though it’s from Hot Topic.

Just Cos(play): As if you need a reason to dress up?
[surl=http://www.deviantart.com/#/d2z6pva]Pokemon: Team Rocket photograph[/surl] is a thing of beauty.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/the-best-of-tokyo-game-show-cosplay-part-1-184462.phtml]The best of Tokyo Game Show cosplay (part 1)[/surl] and [surl=http://www.destructoid.com/the-best-of-tokyo-game-show-cosplay-part-2-184551.phtml](part 2)[/surl].

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=http://springfieldpunx.blogspot.com/]Street Fighter X The Simpsons[/surl] (cowabunga!)
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5644085/imagining-a-lego-mega-man/gallery/]A Lego Mega-Man gallery[/surl], just what you’ve always wanted.

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
[surl=http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118024429.html?categoryid=19&cs=1]Inception spin-off video game in the works[/surl]… it’s due in a couple of years.
[surl=http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2010/09/21/resident-evil-movie-actors-game-quotes/#more-47602]The cast of Resident Evil: Afterlife reads lines from the first game[/surl], to great hilarity.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=http://www.signalstudios.net/news/toy-soldiers-game-add-on-available-september-29-2010/]Toy Soldiers ‘Invasion’ DLC[/surl] due next week.

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/09/21/mortal-kombat-hd-arcade-kollection-listed-by-gamestop/]What is this Mortal Kombat HD Arcade Kollection doing here?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/09/21/zavvi-lists-splinter-cell-and-prince-of-persia-hd-collections/]What are these Splinter Cell / Prince of Persia HD collections?[/surl]
[surl=http://protodudesrockmancorner.blogspot.com/2010/09/rumor-mega-man-legends-sequel-in.html]Are Capcom working on a new Mega Man Legends sequel?[/surl]

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