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=]Shogun 2: Total War trailer[/surl] is a bit legendary.
[surl=]God of War 3 deleted scenes[/surl] are well worth a look.
[surl=]The Art of Tron trailer[/surl] is, as you’d expect, kinda pretty.
[surl=]Call of Duty: Black Ops commercial[/surl]: There is a soldier in all of us.
[surl=]Call of Duty: Black Ops trailer[/surl] features a new Wager Match gameplay mode.

A casual affair: For the less hardcore.
[surl=]Play DJ Hero 2 … on Facebook[/surl], you know you wanna.
[surl=]Divine Power comes to Facebook[/surl], via Island God and Digital Chocolate.

Interesting… Assorted bits and pieces
[surl=]Gaming up the wrong tree[/surl]: Defying design.
[surl=]Resident Evil Deck Building Game[/surl] (no, really).
[surl=]TIGA say the number of UK game developers has plummeted[/surl] by 900 over two years.
[surl=]Dwight Howard complains about his NBA Jam dunk rating[/surl], and gets it increased!
[surl=]How do Pokémon get made?[/surl] …find out here!

Independently Released: Often better than AAA
[surl=]Super Meat Boy XBLA patch incoming[/surl], bringing extra levels.
[surl=]Fate of the World[/surl] takes on Global Warming.
[surl=]Everything you want to know about the PC version of Super Meat Boy[/surl] but were afraid to ask.
[surl=]Pirates of New Horizons survey results[/surl] are in!

In Development: Games in progress
[surl=]Activision confirms more instalments in favourite franchises[/surl] – *Hero, Spider-Man, Transformers, X-Men…
[surl=]Sonic Free Riders has issues[/surl], and “barely works”. Boo.
[surl=]Microsoft are testing an episodic poker game on Xbox Live[/surl], is it the 1 vs 100 team?
[surl=]Our first look at Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition package[/surl] – it’s all red and gold and shiny.

Not just for calls: mobile games, updates and releases
[surl=]Fake iPhone game from PSP ad is now real[/surl], thanks to a guy from Crystal Dynamics.
[surl=]Fruit Ninja[/surl]: Slice it up in arcade mode!
[surl=]Mood Tracker for Android[/surl] has the attention of the Pentagon.

Console yourselves: PlayStation, Xbox 360, Wii
[surl=]Inside a Kinect set-top gadget[/surl], thanks iFixit!
[surl=]Bounty offered to hack Kinect[/surl] – US$2000!
[surl=]The new Kinect dashboard targets pirates[/surl], or so we’re told.
[surl=]”Hybrid” Kinect/Controller games in development[/surl], which sounds sensible.
[surl=]Milo “was never really a product”[/surl], say Microsoft.
[surl=]Hulu Plus soon available to all US PS3 users[/surl], for a fee.

In good company: Business news
[surl=]Konami releases strong financial results[/surl], thanking MGS: Peace Walker.
[surl=]Zenimax Media go on a studio-buying spree[/surl], picking up Machinegames.

Comedic Value: Laughter is the best medicine, etc
[surl=]Blanka’s fallback career[/surl] is as a meter maid.

MMO to love: Massively Multiplayer Online details
[surl=]The MMO Report[/surl], Thursday Nov 4: Star Trek Online!
[surl=]The invasion of City of Heroes begins[/surl] …again!
[surl=]Star Trek Online may go free-to-play[/surl], Cryptic might consider it.
[surl=]Final Fantasy XIV ships more than 630,000 units[/surl], none too shabby.
[surl=]DC Universe directors chat[/surl] about ranged vs. melee combat.

Music in Games: The tunes behind the action
[surl=]Video Games Live announces 42 North American shows[/surl] – count ’em!

Developmentally Challenged: The dev perspective
[surl=]New God of War sex scene[/surl] is ‘the most integrated yet’, say Ready At Dawn.
[surl=]Gran Turismo 6 is already in development[/surl], says Kazunori.
[surl=]Chair Entertainment have “sweet ideas” for Shadow Complex 2[/surl], while hard at work on Infinity Blade.
[surl=]Saints Row 3 is ‘outrageous'[/surl] and ‘over the top’, according to THQ.

In the Cloud: Taking computing to the next level
[surl=]Cloud computing has a lower carbon footprint[/surl], wonder how that applies to gaming.

Oops. Retractions and damage control
[surl=]Kinect is not racist[/surl], has no problem recognising dark skin.

Buy me this: For the gamer who has everything
[surl=]Call of Duty: Black Ops Gunnar Gaming Glasses[/surl] (oh my!)

Compete amongst yourselves: Competitions etc
[surl=]Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Art contest[/surl], you could win big!

Crafty: From people who are good with their hands.
[surl=]Kirby and Mega-Man amigurumi[/surl] are supercute. And a bit dorky.

Art in games: Real paintings, sometimes.
[surl=]New Batman comic has been influenced by Batman video games[/surl] – specifically, Arkham Asylum (surprised?)

Closed for business: Industry closures / layoffs
[surl=]Ignition Florida reportedly shut[/surl], expect an official release ‘soon’.

Cheap Thrills: Games that won’t hurt your wallet
[surl=]GoG adds Icewind Dale 2 Complete[/surl], watch your productivity plummet.

[surl=]NBA Elite 11 cancelled[/surl], EA Tiburon brought on board for 12.


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