The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=266934]DJ Hero 2 dev diary[/surl] looks at ‘freestyle’ gameplay.
[surl=http://www.gamingnexus.com/FullNews/Concepts-for-Resistance-3-up-on-Flickr/Item19781.aspx]Resistance 3 concept art[/surl] has been posted, looks pretty.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=266938]Castlevania: Lords of Shadow gameplay trailer[/surl] is 11 minutes long!
[surl=http://www.gametrailers.com/video/judy-nails-guitar-hero/705317]Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock trailer[/surl] stars the transformed Judy Nails.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=266946]GoldenEye 007 trailer[/surl] shows off “Mods and Modes”.

Analyse this: They look at the industry
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/30653/Analyst_Medal_Of_Honor_Needs_More_Buzz_To_Defeat_Call_Of_Duty.php]Analyst ‘increasingly concerned’ about Medal of Honor’s prospects[/surl], following all the Drama.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://shoryuken.com/content/results-who-s-your-main-character-super-street-fighter-iv-1926/]Street Fighter IV poll: who’s your favourite character?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.kotaku.com.au/2010/09/apb-australian-prohibition-benefits/]APB: Australian Prohibition Benefits?[/surl]

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/65787]Minecraft is making a lot of money[/surl], way to go, Notch!
[surl=http://www.jawltd.com/?p=630]File size limits keeping Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath from XBLA[/surl], among other things.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/09/28/a-game-of-wax-and-feathers-nyxquest/]NyxQuest is a game of wax and feathers[/surl] – a playful retelling of the Icarus myth.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://us.battle.net/sc2/en/forum/topic/777598512]StarCarft 2 patch 1.1.1 released[/surl], fixes two major bugs.
[surl=http://www.facebook.com/deadspace?v=app_107611949261673]Dead Space 2 beta opened for sign-ups[/surl], mostly.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/09/28/uncharted-2-among-thieves-game-of-the-year-edition-coming-october-12th/]Uncharted 2 gets GOTY edition[/surl], October 12th.
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/09/28/eden-journey-project-announced.aspx]Ubisoft announce “The Journey Project” for Child of Eden[/surl] – get your photos in the game.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=267047]EA Sports MMA demo[/surl] released on Xbox Live.
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/27/parasite_eve_psn/]Parasite Eve 1 and 2 PSN releases[/surl] looking more likely.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=267044]Donkey Kong Country Returns due in December[/surl], just in time for Christmas.
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/09/28/strategy-guide-teaser-site-confirm-black-ops-zombies/]Zombies all-but confirmed for CoD: Black Ops[/surl] (are we surprised?)
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=266975]Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is out now[/surl] on PC and PS3.
[surl=http://www.strategyinformer.com/news/9345/sonic-the-hedgehog-4-episode-1-dated-for-xbl-update]Sonic the Hedgehog Episode 1 dated for XBL[/surl] – October 13.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/09/28/fable-3-kingmaker-companion-game-coming-oct-1-to-smartphones/]Lionhead launches site for ‘smartphone’ game Kingmaker[/surl] – we’re guessing Android / iPhone at least.
[surl=http://www.original-gamer.com/?action=article&id=1769]Texting of the Bread[/surl] is a unique little iPhone game.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=267040]No Kinect stock in the UK on launch day[/surl], say GAME stores.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/sony-is-out-to-get-anything-ps3-jailbreak-related-185097.phtml]Sony is out to get anything PS3 jailbreak-related[/surl], including websites.
[surl=http://www.next-gen.biz/features/interview-phil-spencer?page=0%2C0]MIcrosoft say that Kinect won’t be the next 32X[/surl], and they have no plan for arcades.
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/news/41086/UK-Wii-revenues-decline-40]40% drop in Wii and DS sales[/surl] in the UK.

In good company: Business news
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/30635/ExRealtime_Staffer_Names_Hetherington_As_MyWorld_Buyer.php]Project MyWorld buyer revealed[/surl] – former Realtime Worlds chairman.
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/news/41084/GAME-Group-to-close-85-more-UK-stores]85 GAME stores expected to close[/surl] by 2013.
[surl=http://www.techflash.com/seattle/2010/09/popcap_ceo_zynga_is_a_pure_marketing_company.html]PopCap calls Zynga a marketing company[/surl], with no real staying power.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=http://www.laweekly.com/slideshow/ladies-of-sci-fi-burlesque-pris-from-blade-runner-aeon-flux-ripley-from-alien-and-more-31115612/37/]Sci-Fi burlesque night[/surl] includes Samus Aran as a stripper.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.cityofheroes.com/news/news_archive/reactivation_weekend_featuring.html]City of Heroes reactivation weekend[/surl] set for early October.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/28/exclusive-massivelys-interview-with-kristen-perry-on-the-guild/]Guild Wars 2 has a new dye system[/surl], Massively chats to Kristen Perry about it.
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/28/the-force-is-with-swtor-testing/]The force is with Star Wars: The Old Republic testing[/surl] (testing what?)
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6148/the_realities_of_a_lego_mmo.php]The realities of a LEGO MMO[/surl] – do you call it “laygo” or “leggo”?
[surl=http://www.arena.net/blog/rick-ellis-answers-your-extended-experience-questions]New information about Guild Wars 2’s Extended Experience[/surl].
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/09/28/rift-planes-of-telara-introduces-the-deepstrike-mines/]Rift: Planes of Telara introduces the Deepstrike Mines[/surl], complete with tour video.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/09/28/hollywood-composer-ramin-djawadi-to-create-score-for-medal-of-honor/]Hollywood composer Ramin Djawadi is writing the Medal of Honor score[/surl], bringing the game into a new era.
[surl=http://www.biglionmusic.com/general/shantae-riskys-revenge-ost]Download Shantae: Risky’s Revenge soundtrack right now[/surl], pay what you want.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/more-than-just-noise-hard-rock-chiptune-explosion–184742.phtml]Hard Rock Chiptune Explosion[/surl] – more than just noise.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/28/nomura_kh3/]Nomura comments on Kingdom Hearts 3[/surl] and the 10th anniversary of the game.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=266996?cid=OTC-RSS&attr=CVG-General-RSS]Medal of Honor outrage ‘hurt’ developer[/surl], damaging morale even now.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=https://www.first4figures.com/component/option,com_myphp/Itemid,3/product,81/]Metroid Prime gunship[/surl] – preorders open now!
[surl=http://superpunch.blogspot.com/2010/09/metal-gear-peace-walker-cocoon.html]MGS: Peace Walker Cocoon figure[/surl] because it’s a bit nuts.

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=http://www.4colorrebellion.com/archives/2010/09/24/25-days-of-mario/]25 Days of Mario continues[/surl], with Mario butt-stomping.
[surl=http://www.rockstargames.com/newswire/article/9141/original_artwork_from_the_undead_nightmare_pack.article]Red Dead Redemption cover art zombified[/surl] for Undead Nightmare DLC.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=http://www.industrygamers.com/news/npd-dlc-on-consoles-downloaded-by-just-6-of-consumers/]Only 6% of customers actually grabs DLC on consoles[/surl] – 75% did not download any at all.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/65777]Sony adds seven games to PS3 Greatest Hits library[/surl], as well as dropping the price of ModNation Racers.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/09/28/wing-commander-released-for-free-via-dosbox-maybe/]Wing Commander released for free?[/surl] Maybe, via DOSbox.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/hurry-up-and-buy-planescape-torment-on-good-old-games-185085.phtml]Planescape: Torment on Good Old Games[/surl] (you know you want to).

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/30656/Tokyo_Game_Show_Dates_Confirmed_For_September_2011.php]Tokyo Game Show returns[/surl] for September 2011.

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://www.develop-online.net/news/35969/Sony-sends-PSP2-dev-kits-across-the-industry]Are PSP2 dev kits being sent to studios?[/surl]

DELAYED:
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/09/27/two-worlds-2-receives-second-delay-in-two-weeks-begins-quest-in/]Two Worlds 2[/surl], until 2011.

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