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=http://www.thetanooki.com/2010/10/05/kirby-new-epic-trailer-shows-meta-knight/]Kirby’s Epic Yarn trailer[/surl] features Meta Knight and King Dedede.
[surl=http://www.strategyinformer.com/pc/emergency4/screenshots.html]Emergency 4 screenshots[/surl] are strategy-tastic.
[surl=http://au.gamespot.com/pc/action/alienbreedevolution/images.html?sid=6280851]Alien Breed: Impact screens[/surl] are all top-down and moody.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/10/06/naughty-bear-chapter-9-dlc-now-available-not-free/]Naughty Bear video[/surl] shows the new, $5 Chapter 9 DLC.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/10/05/castlevania-lords-of-shadow-hits-ps3-today-celebrate-with-boss-battles/]Castlevania: Lords of Shadow trailer[/surl] features boss battles.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-10-06-del-toro-games-as-art-deniers-out-of-touch]Guillermo del Toro disses games-as-art deniers[/surl], says they’re out of touch.
[surl=http://www.capcom-unity.com/mikeeb13/blog/2010/10/05/heres_a_poogie_pyramid_(and_lots_more_mh_stuff)_to_start_your_day!]A Poogie Pyramid[/surl], and a bunch more Monster Hunter merch.
[surl=http://www.killtenrats.com/2010/10/05/achievement-categories/]Achievement Categories[/surl] – a study, at Kill Ten Rats.
[surl=http://www.next-gen.biz/blogs/not-playing-farmville]Not Playing Farmville[/surl], from Steven Poole.
[surl=http://www.industrygamers.com/news/gamers-expanding-to-new-platforms-at-cost-of-traditional-and-pc-games/]Gamers are expanding to new platforms[/surl], but it’s coming at the expense of traditional gaming.
[surl=http://grumpygamer.com/1547879]Corporate Censorship Kills Creative Innovation[/surl], by Ron Gilbert.

Hardware: Stuff to play games on
[surl=http://wow.joystiq.com/2010/10/05/razer-unveils-special-edition-naga-mmo-gaming-mice/]Razer unveils special edition Naga MMO gaming mice[/surl], one blue and one red.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/10/trailer_bat_country_greg_serge.html]Bat Country trailer[/surl] is by Greg Sergeant.
[surl=http://www.tigsource.com/2010/10/04/haiku-hero/]Haiku Hero[/surl] is a nice little literary timewaster.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/10/teaser-spirits-coming-town-indiecade/]New teaser suggests Spirits are coming to town[/surl] – probably at IndieCade.
[surl=http://www.gamespite.net/toastywiki/index.php/Games/G5-MilonsSecretCastle]Milon’s Secret Castle[/surl] – looking back.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/10/05/tales-of-the-world-radiant-mythology-3-has-new-gunman-job-5-more-tales-guests/]Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 3 has new gunman job[/surl], five more Tales guests.
[surl=http://blogs.sega.com/europe/2010/10/05/sega-mega-drive-classic-collection-volume-2-announced/]Sega Mega Drive Classic Collection Volume 2 announced[/surl], appearing October 15th in Europe.
[surl=http://www.gamerzines.com/xbox-360/news/reach-october-update-live.html]Halo: Reach October Update[/surl] is live!
[surl=http://gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/10/05/sega-brings-captain-america-to-console.aspx]Sega brings Captain America to console[/surl] – expect him around Julyish.
[surl=http://au.pc.ign.com/articles/112/1125692p1.html]The Ten Commandments of Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood[/surl], from IGN.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/10/05/airline-tycoon-2-landing-in-q4-2011/]Airline Tycoon 2 landing in Q4 2011[/surl], better check-in now.
[surl=http://www.wolverinestudios.com/ddspb2.html]Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2 released[/surl], check out the demo!
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/10/05/ubisoft-announces-prince-of-persia-hd-collection-for-ps3/]Ubisoft confirm Prince of Persia HD collection[/surl] for PS3.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/10/05/star-wars-the-force-unleashed-2-lets-a-demo-loose-october-12/]Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2 gets a demo[/surl], October 12th.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=http://toucharcade.com/2010/10/05/cut-the-rope-review-free-the-candy-feed-the-beast/]Cut The Rope[/surl]… free the candy / feed the beast.
[surl=http://www.slidetoplay.com/story/ipad-game-of-the-month-september-2010-grand-theft-auto-chinatown-wars]iPad game of the month: Grand Theft Auto – Chinatown Wars[/surl] (September 2010).
[surl=http://fingergaming.com/2010/10/05/capcom-arcade-to-launch-with-commando-street-fighter-ii-1942-ghoulsn-ghosts/]Capcom Arcade to launch soon[/surl] with Commando, Street Fighter II, 1942, Ghouls n’ Ghosts…
[surl=http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2010/10/05/dead-rising-mobile-to-touch-iphones/]Dead Rising Mobile[/surl] will touch iPhones. Ew.
[surl=http://toucharcade.com/2010/10/06/first-screens-of-the-shadow-sun-look-incredible/]The Shadow Sun screens[/surl] look a-ma-zing.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://majornelson.com/archive/2010/10/05/coming-soon-to-the-xbox-live-marketplace-oct-5.aspx]Coming soon to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace[/surl], October 5th.
[surl=http://www.gamingnexus.com/FullNews/Konami-comes-Home2c-PlayStation-Home/Item19890.aspx]Konami comes Home[/surl] to the PlayStation.
[surl=http://dualshockers.com/2010/10/01/best-buy-sells-free-ps3-upgrades]Best Buy is charging $30 to upgrade your PS3 firmware[/surl] (no, really).

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1941920]Undercover (video game) Boss[/surl] …with varying results.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
[surl=http://ve3d.ign.com/articles/news/57451/Medal-of-Honor-Soundtrack-Available-On-iTunes]Medal of Honor soundtrack available[/surl] via iTunes.
[surl=http://www.originalsoundversion.com/?p=11780]Granado Espada sound department interview[/surl] is a blast from the past.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=http://au.xbox360.ign.com/articles/112/1125727p1.html]Military won’t lift Medal of Honor ban[/surl] despite renaming the Taliban.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.nowgamer.com/features/974/dragon-age-ii-bioware-interview?o=1#listing]Dragon Age will include more Fade[/surl], an importable world and the Morrigan effect.
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/10/05/interview-id-softwares-tim-willits-and-jason-kim-on-rage/]id Software’s Tim Willits and Jason Kim chat[/surl] about Rage.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2010-10-05-forza-fans-turn-on-turn-10]Forza fans unhappy with planned Forza 3 DLC[/surl], exclusive to the Ultimate Collection.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=http://tomopop.com/kotobukiya-s-protoman-model-kit-open-for-pre-order-14916.phtml]Kotobukiya’s Protoman kit[/surl] – Rockman Bruce!
[surl=http://www.edgarwrighthere.com/2010/09/30/scott-pilgrim-custom-blu-ray-case/]Scott Pilgrim vs. the World custom NES Blu-ray case[/surl], so what if it’s not official?

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
[surl=http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2010-10-05-ea-claims-fifa-11-is-the-fastest-selling-sports-title-ever]FIFA 11 is the fastest-selling sports title ever[/surl], claims EA.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=http://www.l4d.com/blog/post.php?id=4434]Left 4 Dead 2: The Sacrifice[/surl] is out now.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=http://store.steampowered.com/app/550/]Left 4 Dead + Left 4 Dead 2[/surl] for not much!

RUMOURED:
[surl=http://www.techeye.net/internet/microsoft-to-buy-second-life]Is Microsoft buying Second Life?[/surl] (that story’s still bubbling)

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