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=]DJ Hero 2 dev diary[/surl] looks at ‘freestyle’ gameplay.
[surl=]Resistance 3 concept art[/surl] has been posted, looks pretty.
[surl=]Castlevania: Lords of Shadow gameplay trailer[/surl] is 11 minutes long!
[surl=]Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock trailer[/surl] stars the transformed Judy Nails.
[surl=]GoldenEye 007 trailer[/surl] shows off “Mods and Modes”.

Analyse this: They look at the industry
[surl=]Analyst ‘increasingly concerned’ about Medal of Honor’s prospects[/surl], following all the Drama.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Street Fighter IV poll: who’s your favourite character?[/surl]
[surl=]APB: Australian Prohibition Benefits?[/surl]

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]Minecraft is making a lot of money[/surl], way to go, Notch!
[surl=]File size limits keeping Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath from XBLA[/surl], among other things.
[surl=]NyxQuest is a game of wax and feathers[/surl] – a playful retelling of the Icarus myth.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]StarCarft 2 patch 1.1.1 released[/surl], fixes two major bugs.
[surl=]Dead Space 2 beta opened for sign-ups[/surl], mostly.
[surl=]Uncharted 2 gets GOTY edition[/surl], October 12th.
[surl=]Ubisoft announce “The Journey Project” for Child of Eden[/surl] – get your photos in the game.
[surl=]EA Sports MMA demo[/surl] released on Xbox Live.
[surl=]Parasite Eve 1 and 2 PSN releases[/surl] looking more likely.
[surl=]Donkey Kong Country Returns due in December[/surl], just in time for Christmas.
[surl=]Zombies all-but confirmed for CoD: Black Ops[/surl] (are we surprised?)
[surl=]Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is out now[/surl] on PC and PS3.
[surl=]Sonic the Hedgehog Episode 1 dated for XBL[/surl] – October 13.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=]Lionhead launches site for ‘smartphone’ game Kingmaker[/surl] – we’re guessing Android / iPhone at least.
[surl=]Texting of the Bread[/surl] is a unique little iPhone game.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]No Kinect stock in the UK on launch day[/surl], say GAME stores.
[surl=]Sony is out to get anything PS3 jailbreak-related[/surl], including websites.
[surl=]MIcrosoft say that Kinect won’t be the next 32X[/surl], and they have no plan for arcades.
[surl=]40% drop in Wii and DS sales[/surl] in the UK.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]Project MyWorld buyer revealed[/surl] – former Realtime Worlds chairman.
[surl=]85 GAME stores expected to close[/surl] by 2013.
[surl=]PopCap calls Zynga a marketing company[/surl], with no real staying power.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]Sci-Fi burlesque night[/surl] includes Samus Aran as a stripper.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]City of Heroes reactivation weekend[/surl] set for early October.
[surl=]Guild Wars 2 has a new dye system[/surl], Massively chats to Kristen Perry about it.
[surl=]The force is with Star Wars: The Old Republic testing[/surl] (testing what?)
[surl=]The realities of a LEGO MMO[/surl] – do you call it “laygo” or “leggo”?
[surl=]New information about Guild Wars 2’s Extended Experience[/surl].
[surl=]Rift: Planes of Telara introduces the Deepstrike Mines[/surl], complete with tour video.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
[surl=]Hollywood composer Ramin Djawadi is writing the Medal of Honor score[/surl], bringing the game into a new era.
[surl=]Download Shantae: Risky’s Revenge soundtrack right now[/surl], pay what you want.
[surl=–184742.phtml]Hard Rock Chiptune Explosion[/surl] – more than just noise.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Nomura comments on Kingdom Hearts 3[/surl] and the 10th anniversary of the game.
[surl=]Medal of Honor outrage ‘hurt’ developer[/surl], damaging morale even now.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=,com_myphp/Itemid,3/product,81/]Metroid Prime gunship[/surl] – preorders open now!
[surl=]MGS: Peace Walker Cocoon figure[/surl] because it’s a bit nuts.

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=]25 Days of Mario continues[/surl], with Mario butt-stomping.
[surl=]Red Dead Redemption cover art zombified[/surl] for Undead Nightmare DLC.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=]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=]Sony adds seven games to PS3 Greatest Hits library[/surl], as well as dropping the price of ModNation Racers.
[surl=]Wing Commander released for free?[/surl] Maybe, via DOSbox.
[surl=]Planescape: Torment on Good Old Games[/surl] (you know you want to).

Mark your calendars: Events, announcements…
[surl=]Tokyo Game Show returns[/surl] for September 2011.

[surl=]Are PSP2 dev kits being sent to studios?[/surl]

[surl=]Two Worlds 2[/surl], until 2011.


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