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.youtube.com/watch?v=PTaIiJA-hTk]James Bond 007: Blood Stone trailer[/surl] includes cars. And explosions.
[surl=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daW8F7HvW1U]The Last Story trailer[/surl] has Hironobu Sakaguchi all over it.
[surl=http://blogs.sega.com/europe/2010/10/19/vanquish-launch-trailer/]Vanquish launch trailer[/surl], desperately wooing.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/10/20/romero-linked-to-dubious-facebook-app-company/]John Romero app company implicated in Facebook leak[/surl], ouch.
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6177/the_state_of_social_in_social_games.php]Are social network games that social[/surl]? Maybe not.
[surl=http://www.thesims3.com/community/news.html?selMonth=9&selYear=2010#-1739236879]The Sims 3 is sharing worlds[/surl], add yours, download others’.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://store.steampowered.com/news/4512/]Valve say the L4D2 door exploit is fixed[/surl] – again!
[surl=http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010/10/19/fallout-new-vegas-old-obsidian/]Fallout: New Vegas has some interesting glitches[/surl]. Patch plz.
[surl=http://games.slashdot.org/story/10/10/20/0026214/3dfx-Voodoo-Graphic-Card-Emulation-Coming-To-DOSBox]3dfx Voodoo emulation for DOSBox[/surl], finally my DOSBox will emulate 3dfx Voodoo!
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/10/19/rockstar-lets-rdr-hackers-and-cheaters-back-in/]Rockstar relent on RDR cheaters[/surl], comes crawling back.
[surl=http://meodia.com/news/1586/lost-planet-2-comes-to-steam/]Lost Planet 2 hits Steam[/surl], worth a look.
[surl=http://www.1up.com/do/feature?cId=3181975]Ten tips for Fallout: New Vegas[/surl]. Not that we need the help, of course.
[surl=http://criminalcrackdown.blogspot.com/2010/10/my-take-on-medal-of-honor.html]Twisted Metal’s David Jaffe reviews MoH[/surl], likes it.
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/10/19/60-of-acii-players-havent-completed-game-ubi/]60% of Assassin’s Creed 2 players didn’t finish[/surl], the softies.

Hardware: Stuff to play games on
[surl=http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/graphics/2010/10/20/zotac-geforce-gtx-470-amp-edition/]Zotac GeForce GTX 470 Amp! Edition[/surl] is a makeover to love.
[surl=http://www.rage3d.com/board/showthread.php?t=33969797]AMD show off the Llano APU[/surl], boast 500 gigaflops.
[surl=http://www.bluesnews.com/s/115197/new-nvidia-drivers]New NVidia Drivers[/surl], now even more shiny.

A Legal Matter: Gamers in court
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=270528]48,000 pirated games seized[/surl], good work customs!

History: Where we’ve been
[surl=http://arstechnica.com/apple/guides/2010/10/the-21st-century-guide-to-platform-trolling-apple-edition.ars]21st Century guide to platform trolling: Apple edition[/surl]. We are nothing but inclusive.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/rapture-in-minecraft-is-unsurprisingly-whimsical]BioShock’s Rapture recreated in Minecraft[/surl], that’s a lot of glass.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/10/18/the-amazing-and-humble-success-story-behind-iphone-game-trainyar/]Trainyard’s journey to success[/surl], take notes indie hopefuls.
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/10/halflife-2-story-continuation-prequel-1187-released-mod/]Half-Life 2 Story Continuation Prequel 1187 mod[/surl] has a very long name.
[surl=http://www.indiegames.com/blog/2010/10/trailer_nimbus_noumenon_games.html]Nimbus is beautiful[/surl], and you can look at it.
[surl=[surl=http://www.uncommonassembly.com/2010/08/back-to-reality-norrland-by-cactus/]An interview with Norrland creator Cactus[/surl] doesn’t make us less terrified.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/10/19/dissidia-012duodecim-final-fantasy-has-between-4-10-new-characters/]New Dissidia features 4-10 new characters[/surl], Final Fantasy fans nosebleed.
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/10/19/shogun-2-%E2%80%9Cnot-going-out-the-door-until-the-ai-is-perfect%E2%80%9D/]Shogun 2 won’t release till Ai is perfect[/surl], so about 2467 AD.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=http://toucharcade.com/2010/10/18/samurai-ii-vengeance-coming-this-week/]Samurai II: Vengeance out this week[/surl], involves samurai, vengeance.
[surl=http://fingergaming.com/2010/10/19/study-social-virtual-goods-sales-overwhelm-advertising-revenues-on-ios/]Advertising fails, micro-transactions win[/surl] if you want your iApp to make money.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php]Gran Turismo drops frame rate[/surl], but only sometimes.
[surl=http://majornelson.com/archive/2010/10/19/changes-coming-to-xbox-com.aspx]Major Nelson is messing with Xbox.com[/surl], scandal!
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/10/19/30-of-xbox-owners-buy-xbla-games/]30% of Xbox 360 owners buy XBLA games[/surl]. That’s a lot of Limbo.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/10/19/zen-pinballs-haunting-new-paranormal-table-free-codes/]ZEN Pinball Halloween table[/surl] has ten flippers.
[surl=http://majornelson.com/archive/2010/10/19/coming-soon-to-the-xbox-live-marketplace-oct-20.aspx]Coming soon to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace[/surl], so save your pennies. Points.
[surl=http://www.kotaku.com.au/2010/10/new-nintendo-wii-bundle-with-wii-remote-plus/]New Wii bundle hits Australia[/surl], includes Remote Plus.
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/10/20/the-3rd-birthday-slated-for-q1-2011-in-west/]The 3rd Birthday due early next year[/surl], Parasite Eve fans will be be overjoyed to know.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=http://nerfnow.com/comic/393]Nerfnow likes zombies[/surl], and games offer so many.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/10/18/rockets-and-more-to-be-boosted-in-eves-incursion-expansion/]EVE’s Incursion Expansion[/surl] includes bigger explosions. Yeah!
[surl=http://www.incgamers.com/News/25641/]Latest WoW patch modifies up system specs[/surl], no mouse required!
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/10/18/arenanet-adding-seven-hero-parties-new-outpost-to-guild-wars/]Guild Wars to see parties of seven, new outpost[/surl]. Ever expanding.
[surl=http://www.gamerzines.com/mmo/news/lotro-free-to-play-launch.html]LotR free-to-play delay explained[/surl], should hit soon.

An Apple a day: The Mac side of things
[surl=http://www.macrumors.com/2010/10/19/aspyr-media-officially-announces-civilization-v-for-mac/]Civ V will come to Mac[/surl], hooray!
[surl=http://www.macrumors.com/2010/10/18/apple-reports-q4-2010-profit-of-4-31-billion-on-20-34-billion-revenue-best-quarter-ever/]Apple report best financial quarter ever[/surl]. Like, ever.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/10/19/on-sale-in-nov-the-black-ops-jeep/]Black Ops Jeep[/surl], not as cool as Lara Croft Land Rover.
[surl=http://www.thetanooki.com/2010/10/19/geek-out-your-car-with-super-mario-decals/]Geek out your car with Super Mario decals[/surl], it’s cheaper then the Jeep.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=http://www.siliconera.com/2010/10/19/square-enix-still-has-a-sealed-copy-of-final-fantasy-tactics/]Square Enix are giving away a sealed copy of FF Tactics[/surl], yes, the eBay bait original. Worr.

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5667938/link-doesnt-get-more-mature-than-this]Link’s senior’s card image[/surl] is a bit Gandalf.
[surl=http://www.capcom-unity.com/jgonzo/blog/2010/10/19/lego_mega_man…and_now,_the_robot_masters]Lego, Mega Man; Mega Man, Lego[/surl]. Why haven’t you met before?

Silver Screen: Game-to-film (or vice versa)
[surl=http://uk.xbox360.ign.com/articles/112/1128510p1.html]Foxtel on your Xbox 360 priced and detailed[/surl]. Never leave the couch.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/gaming/news/a283007/problems-hit-red-dead-dlc-on-ps3.html]PlayStation Red Dead Redemption DLC borked[/surl], whoops.
[surl=http://www.gamerzines.com/pc/news/f1-2010-patch-coming-soon.html]F1 2010 patch races to finish line[/surl], PC players hugely relieved.

Rumoured: Don’t tell anyone
[surl=http://www.relyonhorror.com/latest-news/is-remedy-looking-for-alan-wake-2-producer/]Is Remedy making Alan Wake 2[/surl]? Hint: yes they are.

Announced: Hark the heralds!
[surl=http://gonintendo.com/viewstory.php?id=139675]Professor Layton & Phoenix Wright crossover for DS[/surl] is basically madness.

Jaw Drop of the Day: Feats of strength, skill and brains
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5668086/the-best-halo-reach-kill-youll-see-today]Check out this Halo: Reach kill[/surl] you will never replicate.

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