The Daily Stash

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Looking good: Screenshots and new media
[surl=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Co8LKJh6Xc0]DCS: A-10C Warthog trailer[/surl] shows off incredible sim detail, in alpha!
[surl=http://gamingbolt.com/killzone-3-versus-killzone-2-stunning-hd-screenshot-comparison]Killzone 2 and 3 screenshot comparison[/surl] shows the Guerilla team are working magic.
[surl=http://thumbgods.com/archives/2010/10/21/new-screens-from-divinity-ii]Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga screens[/surl] are dashing indeed.

BlizzCon 2010: A celebration of all things Blizzard
[surl=http://us.blizzard.com/blizzcon/events/schedule.xml]BlizzCon schedule[/surl], so we can envy Jessica on time.
[surl=http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/104608-Billions-of-Class-Builds-Await-in-Diablo-III]Billions of class builds in Diablo III[/surl] says senior producer.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
[surl=http://www.industrygamers.com/news/apple-ipad-owners-become-the-newest-farmville-citizens/]FarmVille comes to iPad[/surl]. A clean sweep of iDevices.
[surl=http://www.gamerzines.com/xbox-360/news/kingmaker-millionth-flag.html]Lionhead’s Kingmaker app hits one millionth flag[/surl]. Only a week to plant ’em.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/66120]Player designed TF2 items pay up to $47,000 to creators[/surl], holy moly.
[surl=http://www.examiner.com/video-game-guide-in-national/dead-rising-2-cheats-and-secrets]Dead Rising 2 cheats[/surl], for cheap fun.
[surl=http://news.bigdownload.com/2010/10/22/feature-games-for-windows-marketplace-to-relaunch-as-web-site-n/]Games for Windows LIVE relaunching[/surl] as a website.
[surl=http://www.bluesnews.com/s/115277/fallout-new-vegas-patched]Fallout: New Vegas PC patched[/surl], other platforms still waiting.
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/10/21/games-news-versus-price-and-bleszinski-why-its-time-for-developers-to-man-up/]Journos speak back to attacking devs Epic & Insomniac[/surl], defend news values.
[surl=http://www.joystiq.com/2010/10/21/a-rock-band-3-pro-guitar-trailer-to-crush-your-dreams/]Rock Band 3 Pro Mode is hard[/surl], weepity.

Hardware: Stuff to play games on
[surl=http://www.rage3d.com/board/showthread.php?t=33969899]Nvidia GeForce GTX 580[/surl] turns up on company website.
[surl=http://games.slashdot.org/story/10/10/22/0152218/SD-Adapter-For-Dreamcast-Released]Dreamcast SD adapter allows homebrew without CD burning[/surl]. Handy!
[surl=http://steelseries.com/products/games/world-of-warcraft-cataclysm]Cataclysm branded peripherals[/surl], worr.

History: Where we’ve been
[surl=http://www.andriasang.com/e/blog/2010/10/21/mario_anniversary/]Japanese devs celebrate NES’ 25th birthday[/surl], mention Kintamario. Good times.
[surl=http://www.gamepro.com/article/features/216990/the-evolution-of-kirby/]The Evolution of Kirby[/surl], everyone’s favourite pink thing.
[surl=http://www.motherboard.tv/2010/10/20/why-the-nes-was-designed-like-a-vcr-and-not-a-game-system–2]Why the NES looks like a VCR[/surl] and not, say, a fridge.
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5670383/happy-25th-birthday-sega-master-system]Sega Master System is 25, too[/surl] and equally loveable.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=http://kotaku.com/5669766/minecraft-under-siege-by-angry-addicts-demanding-more-updates]Minecraft downed by DDOS attack[/surl], culprits request more updates.
[surl=http://blog.wolfire.com/2010/10/New-Overgrowth-Alpha-Trailer]Overgrowth Alpha trailer[/surl] debuts intended feel of final game.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/sonic-fan-remix-project-demo-now-available]Demo for Sonic Fan Remix Project[/surl] is best described as “awesomesauce”.
[surl=http://www.next-gen.biz/news/record-number-of-entries-to-indie-games-festival]Indie Games Festival sees record number of entries[/surl]. Judges reportedly crying.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php]F1 designer provides concept car for Gran Turismo 5[/surl], is totally sweet.
[surl=http://www.strategyinformer.com/news/9619/pc-users-own-set-of-requirements-not-shunned-in-battlefield-3]Battlefield 3 PC will receive unique tweaks over console version[/surl], that should calm you.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=http://www.diygamer.com/2010/10/iphone-game-year-game-dev-story-review/]Game Dev Story for iPhone[/surl] is pretty meta!

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2010/10/21/parasite-eve-psn/]Parasite Eve 1 & 2 confirmed for PSN release[/surl]. Prayer does work!
[surl=http://weblogs.variety.com/technotainment/2010/10/sony-1-million-move-units-shipped-in-north-america-in-first-month.html]PlayStation Move selling quite nicely, thank you[/surl] despite Internet cynicism.
[surl=http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/31076/More_Dreamcast_Titles_Head_To_XBLA_PSN.php]More Dreamcast titles for console networks[/surl]. Glory be!
[surl=http://www.ugo.com/games/co-op-support-dated-for-lara-croft-and-the-guardian-of-light]Co-op patch for Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light[/surl], won’t address horrid voice acting.
[surl=http://mmomfg.com/2010/10/21/nba-jam-360-ps3-1021/]NBA Jam will get physical release on PS3 and Xbox 360[/surl], so skip NBA Elite.

In good company: Business news
[surl=http://gonintendo.com/viewstory.php?id=140029]More details of Atlus’ finances[/surl], 3DS titles incoming.
[surl=http://www.industrygamers.com/news/assassins-creed-brotherhood-gets-one-of-biggest-marketing-investments-in-ubisofts-history/]Ubisoft set near unprecedented marketing budget for Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood[/surl], as you would.
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/news/41446/Rosedale-departs-Second-Life]Second Life founder forsakes CEO position[/surl], would rather do something else.
[surl=http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2010-10-21-intel-puts-USD3m-behind-openfeint]Intel invest $3 million in social gaming network[/surl]. Eeep.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=http://www.geekologie.com/2010/10/every_role_playing_game_rolled.php]Generic RPG flow chart[/surl] will save you serious time.
[surl=http://www.destructoid.com/beating-super-scribblenauts-with-corgis-]Super Scibblenauts is largely winnable with corgis[/surl]. Now, if he used beagles…
[surl=http://nerfnow.com/comic/400]Nerfnow examines Sonic fans[/surl], confirming that a certain someone is a tool.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=http://www.massively.com/2010/10/21/arenanet-community-manager-debunks-guild-wars-2-rumor/]ArenaNet says purchasable dungeons not confirmed for Guild Wars 2[/surl], defying rumours.
[surl=http://www.game-newswire.com/index.php/the-news/271-new-content-update-adds-epic-battle-to-runes-of-magic.html]Runes of Magic update adds epic battle[/surl], as opposed to the dull kind.
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/10/22/interplay-boss-fallout-online-launch-in-2012-beta-date-re-confirmed/]Fallout Online due 2012[/surl], says interplay.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=http://www.mcvuk.com/features/776/INTERVIEW-Peter-Molyneux]Peter Molyneux interview[/surl], may contain little fibs.
[surl=http://www.develop-online.net/news/36121/Skills-shortage-sweeps-UK-dev-sector]UK industry facing skills shortage[/surl]; Tiga ask for less strict immigration laws.
[surl=http://www.gamingunion.net/news/anonymity-lends-a-hand-in-suspending-reality-says-blizzard–3099.html]Blizzard surprised by players’ anonymity desires[/surl]. But they don’t troll, so.

An Apple a day: The Mac side of things
[surl=http://www.macrumors.com/2010/10/21/new-macbook-air-doesnt-ship-with-adobe-flash/]No Flash for new MacBook Airs[/surl]. Will this feud never end?
[surl=http://www.macrumors.com/2010/10/22/steve-jobs-comments-on-apples-java-discontinuation/]Steve Jobs on why Apple are giving up Java[/surl]. Another feud arisin’?
[surl=http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/10/why-apple-saddled-the-macbook-air-with-gimped-cpus.ars]Why the new MacBook Airs have wussy CPUs[/surl]. Ohh.
[surl=http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/10/facetime-for-mac-opens-giant-apple-id-security-hole.ars]FaceTime for Mac opens security hole[/surl], good thing we use Skype then.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=http://www.gamerzines.com/mmo/news/aion-video-compo.html]Aion machinima contest[/surl] for the digital puppetmasters out there.

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=http://www.spritestitch.com/?p=2985]Mii costume[/surl] is suitably creepy.

Just Cos(play): As if you need a reason to dress up?
[surl=http://blogs.sega.com/usa/2010/10/20/the-sega-cosplay-of-new-york-comic-con/]Sega cosplay at NYCC[/surl] includes sexy Tails.

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
[surl=http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2010-10-21-pokemon-hits-four-million-sales-in-fifth-week-at-japanese-number-one]Pokémon Black & White reaches 4 million sales in 5 weeks[/surl], number one for the duration.
[surl=http://www.thatvideogameblog.com/2010/10/19/medal-of-honor-sells-1-5-million-in-5-days-gets-new-game-mode/]Medal of Honor celebrates sales with new game mode[/surl], 1.5 million in days no less.
[surl=http://blog.us.playstation.com/2010/10/21/modnation-racers-free-dlc-and-double-xp-week/]ModNation racers gives out free DLC, offers double XP[/surl]. Also: bizarre creations.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=http://www.vg247.com/2010/10/21/fable-3-to-include-free-launch-dlc/]Free DLC with Fable 3[/surl]. Not to be sneezed at!
[surl=http://uk.ps3.ign.com/articles/112/1129594p1.html]Red Dead redemption: undid Nightmare’s horde mode[/surl]. Zombies line up, zombies fall down.
[surl=http://blogs.sega.com/europe/2010/10/21/valkyria-chronicles-2-dlc-now-available-in-eu/]Valkyria Chronicles 2 DLC arrives on EU PSN[/surl] after being trapped in the US.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=http://store.steampowered.com/news/4520/]Arkham Asylum GotY 66% off[/surl]. GO GO GO.

Jaw Drop of the Day: Feats of strength, skill and brains
[surl=http://www.bit-tech.net/news/modding/2010/10/21/modder-creates-90tb-server/]Guy builds 90TB server from plywood[/surl]. But wha- how… why… wow.

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