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=]BioShock infinite desktop art[/surl]. Pimpin’.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
[surl=]Facebook games suck up 927 million hours each month[/surl], pretty infographic advices.
[surl=]John Romero’s Facebook app Ravenwood Fair launches[/surl], it’s… cuddly.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Metacritic want reviews to be art[/surl], they should check out mine, baby.
[surl=]The evolution of geeks[/surl]. Everyone loves pigeon holes!
[surl=]Java and PDF exploit attempts spike sharply[/surl]; Microsoft concerned.
[surl=]A list of minimalist games[/surl] features some absolute gold.
[surl=]TF2 update[/surl] is all about trading.
[surl=]Guardians of Graxia only on GamersGate[/surl], damn.
[surl=]Garry’s Mod’s trampolines[/surl] are Garry’s own personal favourite, for good reason.
[surl=]In defence of the “gamer” label[/surl]. Well said!
[surl=]Medal of Honor PC patch[/surl], thank goodness.

Hardware: Stuff to play games on
[surl=]Futuremark demo shows off latest graphics tech[/surl]. So start saving for a new GPU.
[surl=]Apple’s new teeny-tiny MacBook Air models[/surl] are super smexy.

A Legal Matter: Gamers in court
[surl=]Sony tackle individual PSBreak users[/surl], so behave.

History: Where we’ve been
[surl=]749 NES games in 15 minutes[/surl], to celebrate the console’s 25th anniversary.
[surl=]… and Club Nintendo are offering special merch[/surl] to mark the occasion.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]Electric Boogaloo is a time sink[/surl], yes it is.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]DMC’s Dante needed to be completely different[/surl], says Capcom.
[surl=]Studio Liverpool working on new racer[/surl], perhaps Wipeout, perhaps not.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=]Angry Bird devs won’t use EA-owned app publisher[/surl]. No selling out, man.
[surl=]Super Twario combines platforming with Twitter[/surl], which is good, I guess?

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]Xbox Silver has a new name[/surl], makes PSN Standard’s namelessness look dodgy.
[surl=]God of War Collection coming to PSN[/surl] – no word on non-US territories.
[surl=]Killzone 3 special editions will feature DLC[/surl], and there are two to choose from.
[surl=]Sega’s Vanquish review round up[/surl] paints a better picture than the Internet believes.
[surl=]Ivy the Kiwi? arrives on DS and Wii next week[/surl], from Sonic creator.
[surl=–3087.html]New PlayStation 2 bundle with Toy Story 3[/surl], people still buying the old dear.
[surl=]Michael Jackson Kinect game delayed[/surl], we’re devvoed.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]Demon’s Souls driving Atlus profits[/surl]. A sequel will make the gazillionaires.
[surl=]Microsoft still blowing the anti-3D horn[/surl], calls it “weird”.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]Mario and Luigi have a spat on Facebook[/surl], and Mario is a tool.
[surl=]Exorcist-style Fallout: New Vegas bug[/surl] goes here since there’s no “scary” category.
[surl=]The Professor Layton vs Phoenix Wright trailer translated[/surl], maybe not supposed to be as hilarious as it is.
[surl=]Penny Arcade take the werewolves’ side[/surl], poor things.

Tuneful: Rock Band / Guitar Hero DLC
[surl=]Billy Joel coming to Rock Band 3 out of spite[/surl]. Awesome. And hilarious.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]WoW hot fix ups Hunter DPS[/surl]. HUNTER SMASH!
[surl=]Champions Online’s Demonflame is live[/surl], includes a lot of purple.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
[surl=]Full Tony Hawk: Shred soundtrack posted[/surl]; and hear-able, too!
[surl=]Sailor Moon theme song recreated in Street Fighter II[/surl]. “Lol wut”.
[surl=]My Chemical Romance supply GT5 opening theme[/surl]. I did not see that coming.

Politically speaking: Gamers are grownups, too!
[surl=]Grio asks if Enslaved is “racially insensitive”[/surl]. Does that mean we can’t watch Monkey Magic?

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Paul Wedgwood says UK devs are exploited[/surl], Splash Damage not included, obviously.
[surl=]Final Fallout: New Vegas dev diary[/surl] discusses characters and voice acting.

An Apple a day: The Mac side of things
[surl=]Apple announce Mac App Store[/surl], now servicing all your iDevices.
[surl=]Aussie devs Firemint announce first Mac App Store game[/surl]: Flight Control HD

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
[surl=]Buy Goldeneye game, get Goldeneye DVD bonus[/surl], but you do pay shipping.
[surl=]Professor Layton and Ace Attorney series hit milestone[/surl], explains bizarre crossover.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=]Two Civ V faction packs announced[/surl]; one free, one premium.


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