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Quote of the day:

Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress; working hard for somthing we love is called passion. Simon Sinek

Jokes of the day:

Did you hear about the Mexican train killer? He had loco motives

The glass is neither half-full nor half-empty, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.

Top 10 news of the day:

Halo Infinite reveals its most popular playlists

343 Industries has confirmed its withdrawing the dedicated playlist for Halo Infinite mode Land Grab. In a brief statem…

343 Industries has confirmed its withdrawing the dedicated playlist for Halo Infinite mode Land Grab. In a brief statement about it on Halo Waypoint, 343i said that whilst it knew “many players have enjoyed this new mode”, it had been “steadily decli… [2705 chars]

Modern Warfare 2 PS5, PS4 open beta release TIME, dates and pre-load news for Call of Duty

CALL of Duty Modern Warfare 2’s first multiplayer beta weekend enters its second phase, as non-pre-order customers are allowed to join in the action.

The Modern Warfare 2 beta opens up to all PlayStation users on September 18 We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our unde… [1706 chars]

Sega has formally dropped the Yakuza brand name and replaced it with Like a Dragon

Following news that Like a Dragon: Ishin is coming to the West, Sega has confirmed that it is officially dropping the Y…

Following news that Like a Dragon: Ishin is coming to the West, Sega has confirmed that it is officially dropping the Yakuza name from its fan-favourite RPG series. This means that new games coming to what would’ve been the “Yakuza” series will carry… [961 chars]

Are blue light-blocking glasses a scam or a saviour?

Most of us are glued to our screens every day — but does the artificial blue light they emit really damage our health?

The reason our screens may not be shifting our body clock, Foster explains, is that the level of blue light exposure from screens is just not strong enough. For example, the light from an iPhone or Kindle is 10–30 lux (that is, lumens per sq m). The … [2888 chars]

Best Contra Games On Nintendo Systems

Compare and Contra-st — Contra is one of a handful of franchises that have become completely synonymous with gaming; indee…

Contra is one of a handful of franchises that have become completely synonymous with gaming; indeed, chances are if you haven’t played any Contra games, then you’ll have at least heard of them. Konami’s shoot-em-up behemoth may have lost a lot of its… [1419 chars]

MMO Wizard101 is taken offline after an unhappy developer filled it with angry messages

A 14-year-old MMO was temporarily taken offline after an angry ex-employee filled the game will unsanctioned messages, …

A 14-year-old MMO was temporarily taken offline after an angry ex-employee filled the game will unsanctioned messages, including complaints about pay and working conditions. As spotted by PC Gamer, Wizard101 was forced into unscheduled downtime in or… [1821 chars]

Square Enix Showcases 20 Full Minutes of Octopath Traveler 2 Gameplay

The path you’ve chosen — https://youtu.be/3XuTb462yCg?t=1535 Nintendo Switch fans will already know good Octopath Traveler…

Subscribe to Push Square on Nintendo Switch fans will already know good Octopath Traveler can look, but with its sequel, Octopath Traveler II, coming to PS5 and PS4 next year, we’ve been watching this new gameplay footage with wide eyes. This title r… [546 chars]

Temtem Review (PS5)

Gotta catch Tem all

Temtem has technically been available on PS5 for the best part of two years, but with the game now out of its early access phase, it’s time we gave it a proper shake. The RPG is now fully featured, and while some might hand-wave it off as some unholy… [4828 chars]

Monkey Island memories

A fond look back at the Monkey Island series.

With a new Monkey Island game coming next week, we decided to get a couple of Guybrush superfans together to talk about this magical, evocative, and hilarious series. Chris Donlan: Years ago when I was at school, a friend of mine had Monkey Island on… [8463 chars]

In praise of the video game demo

This article originally went out to Eurogamer supporters as part of the Eurogamer Essentials newsletter that goes to al…

This article originally went out to Eurogamer supporters as part of the Eurogamer Essentials newsletter that goes to all members every Friday. If you’d like to find out how to become a Eurogamer supporter you can find out more here. Over in Japan rig… [4324 chars]

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