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=]Kirby’s Epic Yarn trailer[/surl] features Meta Knight and King Dedede.
[surl=]Emergency 4 screenshots[/surl] are strategy-tastic.
[surl=]Alien Breed: Impact screens[/surl] are all top-down and moody.
[surl=]Naughty Bear video[/surl] shows the new, $5 Chapter 9 DLC.
[surl=]Castlevania: Lords of Shadow trailer[/surl] features boss battles.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Guillermo del Toro disses games-as-art deniers[/surl], says they’re out of touch.
[surl=!]A Poogie Pyramid[/surl], and a bunch more Monster Hunter merch.
[surl=]Achievement Categories[/surl] – a study, at Kill Ten Rats.
[surl=]Not Playing Farmville[/surl], from Steven Poole.
[surl=]Gamers are expanding to new platforms[/surl], but it’s coming at the expense of traditional gaming.
[surl=]Corporate Censorship Kills Creative Innovation[/surl], by Ron Gilbert.

Hardware: Stuff to play games on
[surl=]Razer unveils special edition Naga MMO gaming mice[/surl], one blue and one red.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]Bat Country trailer[/surl] is by Greg Sergeant.
[surl=]Haiku Hero[/surl] is a nice little literary timewaster.
[surl=]New teaser suggests Spirits are coming to town[/surl] – probably at IndieCade.
[surl=]Milon’s Secret Castle[/surl] – looking back.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 3 has new gunman job[/surl], five more Tales guests.
[surl=]Sega Mega Drive Classic Collection Volume 2 announced[/surl], appearing October 15th in Europe.
[surl=]Halo: Reach October Update[/surl] is live!
[surl=]Sega brings Captain America to console[/surl] – expect him around Julyish.
[surl=]The Ten Commandments of Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood[/surl], from IGN.
[surl=]Airline Tycoon 2 landing in Q4 2011[/surl], better check-in now.
[surl=]Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2 released[/surl], check out the demo!
[surl=]Ubisoft confirm Prince of Persia HD collection[/surl] for PS3.
[surl=]Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 gets a demo[/surl], October 12th.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=]Cut The Rope[/surl]… free the candy / feed the beast.
[surl=]iPad game of the month: Grand Theft Auto – Chinatown Wars[/surl] (September 2010).
[surl=]Capcom Arcade to launch soon[/surl] with Commando, Street Fighter II, 1942, Ghouls n’ Ghosts…
[surl=]Dead Rising Mobile[/surl] will touch iPhones. Ew.
[surl=]The Shadow Sun screens[/surl] look a-ma-zing.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]Coming soon to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace[/surl], October 5th.
[surl=]Konami comes Home[/surl] to the PlayStation.
[surl=]Best Buy is charging $30 to upgrade your PS3 firmware[/surl] (no, really).

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]Undercover (video game) Boss[/surl] …with varying results.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
[surl=]Medal of Honor soundtrack available[/surl] via iTunes.
[surl=]Granado Espada sound department interview[/surl] is a blast from the past.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=]Military won’t lift Medal of Honor ban[/surl] despite renaming the Taliban.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Dragon Age will include more Fade[/surl], an importable world and the Morrigan effect.
[surl=]id Software’s Tim Willits and Jason Kim chat[/surl] about Rage.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=]Forza fans unhappy with planned Forza 3 DLC[/surl], exclusive to the Ultimate Collection.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=]Kotobukiya’s Protoman kit[/surl] – Rockman Bruce!
[surl=]Scott Pilgrim vs. the World custom NES Blu-ray case[/surl], so what if it’s not official?

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
[surl=]FIFA 11 is the fastest-selling sports title ever[/surl], claims EA.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=]Left 4 Dead 2: The Sacrifice[/surl] is out now.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=]Left 4 Dead + Left 4 Dead 2[/surl] for not much!

[surl=]Is Microsoft buying Second Life?[/surl] (that story’s still bubbling)


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