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=]DCS: A-10C Warthog trailer[/surl] shows off incredible sim detail, in alpha!
[surl=]Killzone 2 and 3 screenshot comparison[/surl] shows the Guerilla team are working magic.
[surl=]Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga screens[/surl] are dashing indeed.

BlizzCon 2010: A celebration of all things Blizzard
[surl=]BlizzCon schedule[/surl], so we can envy Jessica on time.
[surl=]Billions of class builds in Diablo III[/surl] says senior producer.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
[surl=]FarmVille comes to iPad[/surl]. A clean sweep of iDevices.
[surl=]Lionhead’s Kingmaker app hits one millionth flag[/surl]. Only a week to plant ’em.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Player designed TF2 items pay up to $47,000 to creators[/surl], holy moly.
[surl=]Dead Rising 2 cheats[/surl], for cheap fun.
[surl=]Games for Windows LIVE relaunching[/surl] as a website.
[surl=]Fallout: New Vegas PC patched[/surl], other platforms still waiting.
[surl=]Journos speak back to attacking devs Epic & Insomniac[/surl], defend news values.
[surl=]Rock Band 3 Pro Mode is hard[/surl], weepity.

Hardware: Stuff to play games on
[surl=]Nvidia GeForce GTX 580[/surl] turns up on company website.
[surl=]Dreamcast SD adapter allows homebrew without CD burning[/surl]. Handy!
[surl=]Cataclysm branded peripherals[/surl], worr.

History: Where we’ve been
[surl=]Japanese devs celebrate NES’ 25th birthday[/surl], mention Kintamario. Good times.
[surl=]The Evolution of Kirby[/surl], everyone’s favourite pink thing.
[surl=–2]Why the NES looks like a VCR[/surl] and not, say, a fridge.
[surl=]Sega Master System is 25, too[/surl] and equally loveable.

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]Minecraft downed by DDOS attack[/surl], culprits request more updates.
[surl=]Overgrowth Alpha trailer[/surl] debuts intended feel of final game.
[surl=]Demo for Sonic Fan Remix Project[/surl] is best described as “awesomesauce”.
[surl=]Indie Games Festival sees record number of entries[/surl]. Judges reportedly crying.

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]F1 designer provides concept car for Gran Turismo 5[/surl], is totally sweet.
[surl=]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=]Game Dev Story for iPhone[/surl] is pretty meta!

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]Parasite Eve 1 & 2 confirmed for PSN release[/surl]. Prayer does work!
[surl=]PlayStation Move selling quite nicely, thank you[/surl] despite Internet cynicism.
[surl=]More Dreamcast titles for console networks[/surl]. Glory be!
[surl=]Co-op patch for Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light[/surl], won’t address horrid voice acting.
[surl=]NBA Jam will get physical release on PS3 and Xbox 360[/surl], so skip NBA Elite.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]More details of Atlus’ finances[/surl], 3DS titles incoming.
[surl=]Ubisoft set near unprecedented marketing budget for Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood[/surl], as you would.
[surl=]Second Life founder forsakes CEO position[/surl], would rather do something else.
[surl=]Intel invest $3 million in social gaming network[/surl]. Eeep.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]Generic RPG flow chart[/surl] will save you serious time.
[surl=]Super Scibblenauts is largely winnable with corgis[/surl]. Now, if he used beagles…
[surl=]Nerfnow examines Sonic fans[/surl], confirming that a certain someone is a tool.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]ArenaNet says purchasable dungeons not confirmed for Guild Wars 2[/surl], defying rumours.
[surl=]Runes of Magic update adds epic battle[/surl], as opposed to the dull kind.
[surl=]Fallout Online due 2012[/surl], says interplay.

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]Peter Molyneux interview[/surl], may contain little fibs.
[surl=]UK industry facing skills shortage[/surl]; Tiga ask for less strict immigration laws.
[surl=–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=]No Flash for new MacBook Airs[/surl]. Will this feud never end?
[surl=]Steve Jobs on why Apple are giving up Java[/surl]. Another feud arisin’?
[surl=]Why the new MacBook Airs have wussy CPUs[/surl]. Ohh.
[surl=]FaceTime for Mac opens security hole[/surl], good thing we use Skype then.

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions, pro-gaming, etc
[surl=]Aion machinima contest[/surl] for the digital puppetmasters out there.

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=]Mii costume[/surl] is suitably creepy.

Just Cos(play): As if you need a reason to dress up?
[surl=]Sega cosplay at NYCC[/surl] includes sexy Tails.

Hoorah! Good news, everybody!
[surl=]Pokémon Black & White reaches 4 million sales in 5 weeks[/surl], number one for the duration.
[surl=]Medal of Honor celebrates sales with new game mode[/surl], 1.5 million in days no less.
[surl=]ModNation racers gives out free DLC, offers double XP[/surl]. Also: bizarre creations.

Downloadable Content: Fix it later
[surl=]Free DLC with Fable 3[/surl]. Not to be sneezed at!
[surl=]Red Dead redemption: undid Nightmare’s horde mode[/surl]. Zombies line up, zombies fall down.
[surl=]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=]Arkham Asylum GotY 66% off[/surl]. GO GO GO.

Jaw Drop of the Day: Feats of strength, skill and brains
[surl=]Guy builds 90TB server from plywood[/surl]. But wha- how… why… wow.


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