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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 09/12/2022

Keep your face always toward the sunshine — and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman

Some people say that comedians who tell one too many light bulb jokes soon burn out, but they don’t know watt they are talking about. They’re not that bright.

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

This year’s Game Awards concluded in unexpected fashion, with an attendee gaining access to the stage during its climac…

This year’s Game Awards concluded in unexpected fashion, with an attendee gaining access to the stage during its climactic Game of the Year announcement. The individual appeared to walk onto the stage alongside Elden Ring’s director Hidetaka Miyazaki… [1303 chars]

No PS4 — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShJuY6Zl2Aw Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores has just been announced, a DLC…

Subscribe to Push Square on Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores has just been announced, a DLC expansion for the open world action RPG. This follows a tease from The Snitch earlier in the week. Burning Shores will take Aloy beyond the main game’s … [852 chars]

Sony to publish — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdXMsRiEesM Kojima Productions has officially announced Death Stranding …

Subscribe to Push Square on Kojima Productions has officially announced Death Stranding 2. The sequel, speculated to exist for a while, has made its debut at The Game Awards with the above trailer. In it, we see Fragile caring for a small child as he… [257 chars]

A new investigation into Diablo 4’s development has painted a picture of chaos and mismanagement at Activision Blizzard…

A new investigation into Diablo 4’s development has painted a picture of chaos and mismanagement at Activision Blizzard, reportedly resulting in a dash to meet a release date — said to be 6th June next year — that staff believe is “unlikely” to be me… [5479 chars]

IGN has undergone a series of layoffs, according to a number of staff and former staff on Twitter. GamesIndustry.biz un…

IGN has undergone a series of layoffs, according to a number of staff and former staff on Twitter. GamesIndustry.biz understands that IGN’s content, engineering, and ad sales teams have been impacted, with the number of people out of work at least in… [641 chars]

The Federal Trade Commission is suing to block Microsoft from acquiring Activision Blizzard, a move they say will give Microsoft an unfair advantage in the gaming market.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that it will seek to block Microsoft from acquiring Activision Blizzard. In a press release, the agency says that Xbox would “gain control of top video game franchises” and therefore “harm competition … [2190 chars]

Kingdom Hearts II’s Roxas prologue is a stamina-obliterating slog.

The first level in any video game is incredibly important in establishing what kind of game it is and letting the player know the sort of experience they can expect for the remainder. As such, many video games opt to make their opening section someth… [907 chars]

“The best RPG I’ve played all year” — https://youtu.be/uso2nGa4WQo One of the new additions to Xbox Game Pass on December …

Subscribe to Pure Xbox on One of the new additions to Xbox Game Pass on December 8th is Chained Echoes, and although we haven’t seen too many reviews for this one just yet, the handful of scores that it’s received have been extremely high so far. We … [1746 chars]

All for The Game Awards — Alongside a new Demo Festival, the PS Store has put on a temporary sale in conjunction with The …

Alongside a new Demo Festival, the PS Store has put on a temporary sale in conjunction with The Game Awards. These PS5, PS4 deals are only available until midnight on 12th December 2022, so you’ve got to be quick if you spot anything you fancy. Liste… [361 chars]

Two PS5 demos available so far — Update: A demo for Season: A Letter to the Future has now appeared in the Demo Festival t…

Update: A demo for Season: A Letter to the Future has now appeared in the Demo Festival tab as the PS5, PS4 title confirms its late January 2023 release date. Original story: The PS Store is hosting a Demo Festival that looks set to bring a number of… [743 chars]

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Tech enthusiast, currently entrepreneuring — regularly sharing content on tech news and irregularly on other topics.