A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 15/10/2022
Quote of the day:
Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness. Ayn Rand
Jokes of the day:
I dreamed about drowning in an ocean made out of orange soda last night. It took me a while to work out it was just a Fanta sea.
Relationship Status: just tried to reach for my dog’s paw and he pulled it away so I pretended I was reaching for the remote.
Top 10 news of the day:
23 PS Plus Extra, Premium PS5, PS4 Games for October 2022 Announced
Assassin’s Creed! Dragon Quest! Yakuza! — https://youtu.be/2Mfz5XwxoUg Sony has announced the 23 new PS Plus games coming …
Subscribe to Push Square on Sony has announced the 23 new PS Plus games coming to the PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium tiers. These accompany the trio of PS Plus Essential titles already available, which include Hot Wheels Unleashed (PS5, PS4), Inju… [2251 chars]
Pokémon Go to have Elite Raids that don’t sound very player-friendly
Who’s idea was this?
There have been several questionable additions to Pokémon Go by developers Niantic, but the recently announced Elite Raids seem to take the cake for the boldest and most anti-player gameplay mechanic introduced yet. The first Elite Raid to arrive wil… [3535 chars]
PlatinumGames Explains Why Its New Releases Never Come To Xbox Anymore
“We definitely want to keep Xbox in our sights…”
Time flies, huh? it’s now been five years since the Japanese developer PlatinumGames last released a new(-ish) game on Xbox in Nier: Automata, and in an interview earlier this week, the team was asked why this was the case. In response to the questio… [1510 chars]
Sonic Frontiers is getting a prequel comic and animation, will feature the core cast
Read or watch before you run.
We already know that the plot of Sonic Frontiers will incorporate the legendary Chaos Emeralds in some way, but we still don’t know the exact setup for Sonic’s new adventure. Sega is looking out for its fans though: a new Sonic comic and animation wi… [1962 chars]
Gotham Knights Rumored to be Locked to 4K/30fps on Consoles, 4-Player Co-op Mode Coming
Good news, bad news time. Gotham Knights is getting a 4-player mode, but it seems it may be 30fps-only on consoles.
While it wasn’t really a thing for most of the history of console gaming, in recent years, players have got used to being able to choose their visual options on next-gen systems. At the very least, most big games now offer a 4K resolution mode and 60… [1879 chars]
Humankind Console Release Delayed ‘Indefinitely’ Due to ‘Unique Challenges’
Humankind developer Amplitude Studios says that it has faced unique challenges when porting over the game to consoles and needs extra time for the project.
Amplitude Studios has announced that the console ports of Humankind have been delayed indefinitely. “We have to share some sad news with you today: We and our partner Aspyr Media have run into unexpected challenges in porting Humankind to consoles, a… [1545 chars]
Dead Space’s Jaw-Dropping PS5 Remake Adds Extra Exploration
Ishimura expands in new-gen transition — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96yUNw2zfW4 EA’s upcoming remake of Dead Space …
Subscribe to Push Square on EA’s upcoming remake of Dead Space won’t be identical, like the recent The Last of Us: Part I. With its return to the Ishimura, developer Motive has taken the opportunity to revise certain aspects. The most obvious of thes… [1197 chars]
Overwatch 2’s upgrades tested on all current-gen consoles
Overwatch 2 is a sequel if you take it on the face value of its title but it’s more accurate to say it’s a major update…
Overwatch 2 is a sequel if you take it on the face value of its title but it’s more accurate to say it’s a major update, replacing the original 2016 game on every platform. This isn’t a sequel in the traditional sense clearly. Rather, it represents a… [11995 chars]
Dead Space Remake Hands-On Preview
IGN goes hands on with the upcoming full remake of Dead Space and finds there’s more depth added in the fine lines of an already amazing game.
As far as I’m concerned, the original 2008 Dead Space still looks and plays pretty good today. Its art design alone goes a long way toward keeping it looking fresh amongst 2022’s next-gen dazzlers. But despite that enduring appeal, Dead Space is yet … [4293 chars]
Walmart has a better deal on the third generation AirPods than Amazon ever did
Two days after the Prime Early Access Sale, Walmart still has a better deal on the third generation AirPods than Amazon ever did. For $149.99, enjoy their new comfy design, spatial audio, and better battery life.
Deal pricing and availability subject to change after time of publication. Save $19.01: As of Oct. 14, the third generation AirPods(opens in a new tab) are on sale for $149.99 at Walmart. That 11-ish percent discount still beats record-low pricing at… [1625 chars]