The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=http://dsiware.nintendolife.com/news/2010/09/first_cave_story_dsiware_screenshots]Cave Story screenshots[/surl] from the DSiWare version.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=266323]The Witcher 2 video[/surl] includes shirtless antics.
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/09/23/donkey-kongs-rambi-returns-in-country-returns/]Donkey Kong Country Returns video[/surl] re-introduces an old friend.
[surl=http://gaygamer.net/2010/09/video_pokemon_black_white_intr.html]Pokemon Black & White intro video[/surl] might just sell you on the idea.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/chicago-night-fights-marvel-vs-capcom-3-visits-chicago-184738.phtml]Marvel vs. Capcom 3 hits the road[/surl], heads to Chicago.
[surl=http://blog.raptr.com/2010/09/23/raptr-halo-reach-report/]Statistics show Halo: Reach players are a bit nuts[/surl], with the average player racking up more than 23 hours in the first week.

History: Where we’ve been
[surl=http://www.vooks.net/forums/index.php?/blog/38/entry-282-photos-from-the-history-of-super-mario-bros-tour/]25 years of Super Mario Bros[/surl] packed into a caravan. In Parramatta.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://forums.civfanatics.com/showthread.php?t=361727]Civilization IV mod Fall From Heaven standalone version on hold[/surl], citing money as the reason.
[surl=http://supermeatboy.com/38/Teh_Internets_/#b]Super Meat Boy will feature free DLC levels on XBLA[/surl], thanks to a loophole.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/21/kingdom_hearts_3ds_next/]Nomura Kingdom Hearts 3D takes place after Re: Coded[/surl] (in case you were wondering).
[surl=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/65710]Bulletstorm TGS demo[/surl] features vertigo and a cannonball launcher.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/your-enslaved-primer-go-watch-life-after-people-184711.phtml]To get into the mood for Enslaved[/surl], watch Life After People. And Casshern.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=266231]Gothic 4 demo out now[/surl], pretty pretty!
[surl=http://www.esrb.org/ratings/synopsis.jsp?Certificate=29929]You Don’t Know Jack’s ESRB rating[/surl] is intriguing.
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-09-22-dead-rising-2-case-west-interview?page=1]Yes, Dead Rising 2 will feature Frank West’s camera[/surl], because “it’s part of Frank”.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://boardsus.playstation.com/t5/PlayStation-3-Updates/3-50-Disabled-75-of-3rd-Party-USB-ADAPTERS/td-p/46201493]PS3 firmware update disables USB adapters[/surl], by accident or design.
[surl=http://www.engadget.com/2010/09/23/ps3-gets-early-snes-and-dreamcast-emulation/]Dreamcast, Super Nintendo emulator running on PS3[/surl] …how do you like them apples?
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=266141]Play Kinect with Sophie Ellis Bextor[/surl], if you’re in the UK.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/09/22/coming-to-playstation-plus-assassins-creed-brotherhood-beta-and-automatic-downloads-for-lara-croft-and-the-guardian-of-light-and-alien-breed-impact-demos/]Coming to PlayStation Plus[/surl]: Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood Beta?

In good company: Business news
[surl=http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2010-09-23-apbs-lead-character-artist-open-new-start-ups]APB lead character artist launches new start up[/surl] (technically, two).
[surl=http://www.industrygamers.com/news/atari-we-invented-the-casual-games-business/]Atari GO announced[/surl], will publish online casual games.
[surl=http://www.gamepolitics.com/2010/09/23/38-studios-set-shop-providence]38 Studios is setting up shop in Providence[/surl], Rhode Island.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=266269]Halo: Reach contains a secret rave[/surl] (no, really).

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.lotro.com/gameinfo/feature-articles/835-lotro-new-player-tips-and-hints]Everything you wanted to know about LotRO[/surl] but were too busy fending off an invasion of Uruk-hai to find out.
[surl=http://mpogd.com/news/?ID=6705]Earthrise developers chat about Autonomy[/surl], the place, not the concept.
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-09-23-eve-onlines-incarna-for-summer-2011]EVE Online’s Walking in Stations expansion[/surl] due summer 2011.
[surl=http://herald.warhammeronline.com/warherald/NewsArticle.war?id=1304]WAR celebrates their second anniversary[/surl], offers old-time rewards.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/23/exclusive-tera-look-at-a-day-in-the-life-of-a-sorcerer/]TERA: A day in the life of a sorceror[/surl] is exclusive to Massively.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/09/global-agenda-137-patch/]Global Agenda patch[/surl] to 1.37.
[surl=http://g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/707701/The-MMO-Report-Thursday-September-23rd.html]The MMO Report[/surl]: FFXIV, APB, mail bag.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://ugdb.com/article/view/interview-sonic-colors-wii/]Sonic Colors isn’t just Sonic Unleashed lite[/surl], says SEGA.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/09/23/richard-garriotts-next-game-goes-back-to-my-roots-but-in-soc/]Richard Garriott’s next game goes back to his roots[/surl], which happen to be in social media.
[surl=http://blog.eu.playstation.com/2010/09/22/bioshock-infinite-10-minute-gameplay-video-ken-levine-talks-combat/]BioShock Infinite: How the environment shapes combat[/surl], by Ken Levine.
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/news/41006/EA-takes-aim-at-Activision]EA will definitely beat Activision and CoD[/surl], but probably not this year.
[surl=http://www.totalvideogames.com/Disney-Epic-Mickey/news/MoveKinect-Epic-Mickey-There-Are-Talks-Going-On-15657.html]Epic Mickey might “Move” onto Kinect[/surl], or so we hear.
[surl=http://uk.xbox360.ign.com/articles/112/1122586p1.html]Microsoft are considering a ‘more persistent’ Halo[/surl], which sounds ominous.

A little light reading: Books about games or the industry
[surl=http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=28455]A Fallout monthly comic book?[/surl] …yes, please!

An Apple a day: The Mac side of things
[surl=http://store.steampowered.com/app/4000]Garry’s Mod is coming to Mac[/surl]!!!

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/09/23/pre-order-your-plush-moogle-now.aspx]Plush moogle![/surl] (nuff said?)
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/japan-club-nintendo-mario-and-luigi-tote-bags-are-sweet-184715.phtml]Japan Club Nintendo Mario and Luigi tote bags[/surl] – I want one of each!
[surl=http://videogamejewelry.com/?p=265]Splinter Cell ring[/surl] is “tasteful”.
[surl=http://www.gamestop.com/Catalog/ProductDetails.aspx?product_id=78209]Donkey Kong Country Returns pre-order bonus[/surl] could be described as a banana hammock, but probably won’t be.
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5644122/pink-dualshocks-theyre-for-girls]Pink DualShock controller[/surl]. Actually no. Please don’t.

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/23/media_create_sales/]Pokemon Black & White causes DS sales increase[/surl] in Japan.

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/hollywood-passed-on-enslaved-cg-film-184728.phtml]Hollywood passed on an Enslaved CG film[/surl], back in 2008.
[surl=http://playtilldoomsday.com/2010/09/21/kevin-chang-sotc-movie/]Kevin Ping Chang chats about the Shadow of the Colossus movie[/surl], as well as Ico and The Last Guardian.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/09/16/enslaved-demo-hits-us-psn-next-week-360-soon/]First Enslaved DLC will feature Pigsy[/surl], in a story separate to the main game.
[surl=http://store.thesims3.com/barnacleBay.html]The Sims 3 launches Barnacle Bay[/surl], for 1650 SimPoints.

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://twitter.com/davet_etx/status/25095110167]Has the NASCAR license gone to Activision?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-09-23-rumour-project-milo-cancelled]Has Project Milo been cancelled?[/surl]

DELAYED:
[surl=http://g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/707687/LittleBigPlanet-2-Delayed-Scheduled-For-Release-In-January-2011.html]LittleBigPlanet 2[/surl], disappointingly bumped to January 2011.

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