The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=http://board.sonicstadium.org/topic/6851-screenhots-casino-street/]Sonic 4 screenshots[/surl] look at Casino Street.
[surl=http://gaygamer.net/2010/09/video_the_3rd_birthday.html]The 3rd Birthday trailer[/surl] is a bit spooky.
[surl=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/65815]Red Dead Redemption trailer[/surl] is from the Undead Nightmare pack, featuring Wild West zombies and undead bears.
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/09/30/first-trailer-from-professor-laytons-3ds-debut.aspx]Professor Layton and the Mask of Miracles trailer[/surl] is from the game’s first 3DS outing.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/beyond-good-evil-hd-screenshots-look-hot-hot-hot-185287.phtml]Beyond Good and Evil HD screenshots[/surl] are hot hot hot!
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/an-ominous-trailer-for-left-4-dead-s-the-sacrifice–185330.phtml]Left 4 Dead trailer[/surl] is ominous, and all about The Sacrifice.

Analyse this: They look at the industry
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/3ds-miss-march-release-analyst]3DS likely to miss March release[/surl], says Pachter, who’s also predicting a $250 price point.
[surl=http://www.industrygamers.com/news/3ds-announcement-is-worst-case-scenario-says-analyst/]Another analyst describes the 3DS announcement as the ‘worst case scenario'[/surl], as it’s too expensive and not complex enough.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.gamesetwatch.com/2010/09/opinion_the_power_of_mystery_c.php]The Power of Mystery[/surl] – creating that ‘Just One More’ feeling.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=267449]Halo: Reach nosedives in Japan charts[/surl], which isn’t really surprising.
[surl=http://www.gamepolitics.com/2010/09/29/pr-gone-wild-hydrophobia]PR gone wild: Hydrophobia[/surl] looks at the response to a 3/10 review.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/09/xblig-thursday-trapping-noiz-hakosekai/]HakoSekai – Traipping the Noiz[/surl]…
[surl=http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/10/trailer_monaco_pocketwatch_gam.html]Monaco (Pocketwatch Games)[/surl] has a new trailer.
[surl=http://www.gamepolitics.com/2010/10/01/september-remember-three-indie-games]This was a September to remember[/surl], for three indie games.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/09/female-indie-devs-release-pc-rpg-arevan-bitter-truth/]Arevan: The Bitter Truth[/surl] is a PC RPG by two female indie devs.
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/10/01/wurm-online-notchs-past-project/]Wurm Online[/surl] is an old project that Notch was working on.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/09/rumble-primal-carnag/]Primal Carnage[/surl] – rumble in the prehistoric jungle.
[surl=http://www.incgamers.com/News/25385/]Minecraft dev uses US$3.8mil earnings to form his own studio[/surl] (personally, take those figures with a grain of salt).

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.1up.com/news/call-duty-black-ops-achievements]Call of Duty: Black Ops achievement list revealed[/surl] – SPOILERS!
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=267605]Activision unveils NASCAR game[/surl], turns left.
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/09/30/valve-introduces-the-mann-co-store-for-team-fortress-2/]Team Fortress 2 introduces the Mann Co. Store[/surl], so you can trade inventory items using your Steam Wallet.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/09/30/patch-alert-mag-2-0-with-playstation-move/]MAG updated to 2.0[/surl], with PlayStation Move.
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=266852]Batman adds ‘interrogation’ to his crime-fighting resume[/surl] in Arkham City.
[surl=http://www.medalofhonor.com/pcopenbeta]Medal of Honor breaks pre-sell records[/surl] and reveals open beta details.
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/30/super_sfiv_behind_shoulder_view/]Super Street Fighter IV goes behind the shoulder[/surl], with an option to turn 3D on or off.
[surl=http://www.relyonhorror.com/latest-news/resident-evil-news/resident-evil-revelations-is-a-pure-horror-game/]Resident Evil: Revelations “is a pure horror game”[/surl] that might make you too scared to continue.
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/30/bijin_tokei_3ds/]Beauty Clock looks like it might be the first 3DSware title to be announced[/surl], following the PSP / iPhone versions.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/09/29/kinect-video-chat-will-work-with-windows-live-messenger-at-launc/]Kinect video chat will work with Windows Live Messenger[/surl].
[surl=http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2010-09-30-nintendo-wii-third-party-sales-especially-low-3ds-will-do-better]Nintendo admits third-party Wii sales are ‘poor'[/surl], and promise to do better.
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/09/30/3ds_price/]You are to blame for the price of the 3DS[/surl] (and by ‘you’ we mean ‘your reactions after E3’).
[surl=http://majornelson.com/archive/2010/09/30/live-activity-for-week-of-sept-20th.aspx]Xbox Live Activity charts[/surl]: Sonic Adventure climbs, but Dead Rising 2 wins.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.cityofheroes.com/news/news_archive/reactivation_weekend_featuring.html]City of Heroes: Going Rogues getting free weekend[/surl] in October.
[surl=http://protodudesrockmancorner.blogspot.com/2010/09/rockman-online-story-outlined.html]Rockman Online sounds interesting[/surl] – it’s a Korean MMO based in the Mega Man universe.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.eventhubs.com/news/2010/sep/30/interview-capcoms-christian-svensson-part-1/]Capcom don’t think consoles will ever go totally digital[/surl], because it will be important to facilitate impulse purchases!
[surl=http://www.1up.com/do/feature?cId=3181605]Akira Yamaoka pulls the lid off Grasshopper’s Damned[/surl].
[surl=http://www.ninjatheory.com/forums/showpost.php?p=41809&postcount=32]Devil May Cry will use Unreal Engine 3[/surl], confirms Ninja Theory.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=http://hub.guitarhero.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=463&t=14675]Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock plagued by disc-read errors[/surl].

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=http://www.themmnetwork.com/2010/09/30/bandai-may-produce-rockman-x-figure/]Bandai’s Mega Man x prototype action figure[/surl] is adorable.
[surl=https://www.gamingheads.com/teasers/headcrabzombie.php]Headcrab Zombie[/surl] (nuff said)

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/09/30/tim-schafer-to-get-lifetime-achievement-award-from-indiecade/]Tim Schafer to get lifetime achievement award[/surl] at IndieCade.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/09/path-wins-2/]The Path wins big at hóPLAY Bilbao[/surl], celebrates with a 50% off sale.

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
[surl=http://www.deadline.com/2010/09/computer-game-myst-gains-movie-steam/]Myst movie pushing ahead[/surl], with producers from Donnie Darko and Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/09/30/scott-pilgrim-dlc-delivers-new-character-modes-in-november/]Scott Pilgrim game gets Knives Chau[/surl] and some extra modes as DLC.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=http://www.thesixthaxis.com/2010/09/30/buy-a-game-get-free-stuff/]Pre-order Vanquish, get Bayonetta free![/surl]

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5652034/amazon-pegs-world-of-warcraft-cataclysm-release-for-early-2011]Is WoW: Cataclysm shaping up for an early 2011 release?[/surl]
[surl=http://wow.joystiq.com/2010/09/30/arena-season-9-to-begin-on-december-14-cataclysm-launch-dec-7th/]Or is it more like a December 7th date?[/surl]
[surl=http://www.techeye.net/internet/microsoft-to-buy-second-life]Is Microsoft trying to buy Second Life?[/surl]

DELAYED:
[surl=http://au.gamespot.com/news/6280322.html]Gears of War 3[/surl], to “fall” 2011.

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