A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 08/10/2022
Quote of the day:
An attitude of positive expectation is the mark of the superior personality. Brian Tracy
Jokes of the day:
Why do ducks make great detectives? They always quack the case.
My husband and I were happy for 20 years. And then we met.
Top 10 news of the day:
Arkane finally confirms, yes, Deathloop is set in the Dishonored universe
Ever since the release of Deathloop last year, fans have speculated that the acclaimed time loop shooter was, in fact, …
Ever since the release of Deathloop last year, fans have speculated that the acclaimed time loop shooter was, in fact, set in the same universe as Arkane Studios’ much-loved Dishonored series — and now theorists can given finally themselves a pat on … [3227 chars]
Overwatch 2’s chat feature is dangerously bugged, seemingly buying skins at random
Might want to turn your chat off.
Overwatch 2’s launch has been nothing short of a disaster, to put it bluntly, with long and arduous queues plaguing the game since its launch and constant disconnection problems. But a new wrench has been thrown in the machine, and this dangerous bug… [1532 chars]
Crash Bandicoot’s long-rumoured Wumpa League seemingly being teased for Game Awards reveal
It looks like the end of 2022 is going to have more than a whiff of Crash Bandicoot about it. Not only has Activision c…
It looks like the end of 2022 is going to have more than a whiff of Crash Bandicoot about it. Not only has Activision confirmed an 18th October Steam release date for the well-recieved Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, it seems the publisher might … [2216 chars]
The Street Fighter 6 Beta Character Creator is Generating Some Truly Cursed Creations
Street Fighter 6 went into closed beta today, and a few players have already created some impressively cursed characters with its open-ended character creator.
Street Fighter 6 went into beta today, giving some fans the opportunity to test out the game ahead of its launch. While it’s in closed beta, luckily for the rest of the internet, the players with access have created some truly incredible (and terrify… [2065 chars]
Google shutting down the Assistant Driving Mode Dashboard
Google now tells us it is shutting down the entire Assistant Driving Mode Dashboard that was announced at I/O 2019…
Earlier this week, Google told us that the Maps integration in Assistant Driving Mode is going away. The company’s confirmation following a “sunset” notice we discovered in the Google app turned out to be incorrect, and Google now tells us it is shut… [1927 chars]
God of War Ragnarok Goes Gold Ahead of November Release Date on PS5, PS4
Ragnarok is coming — Great news, PlayStation fans: God of War Ragnarok has gone gold, meaning that the game has finished d…
Great news, PlayStation fans: God of War Ragnarok has gone gold, meaning that the game has finished development and is ready to be shipped. We had been anticipating this announcement for a while now, and it’s arrived at a good time, with the game set… [1025 chars]
Random: Valve’s Latest Steam Deck Trailer Briefly Shows A Switch Emulator
Oof, cheeky! — Valve Corporation has provided Steam Deck fans with some pretty big news, confirming that orders for the ha…
Valve Corporation has provided Steam Deck fans with some pretty big news, confirming that orders for the handheld beast will now be processed and shipped without reservation, bringing an end to lengthy wait times for prospective owners. A new trailer… [1296 chars]
Demon’s Souls Remake Dev Bluepoint Games Assisted on God of War Ragnarok
All hands on deck — Sony Santa Monica brought in the cavalry to help complete God of War Ragnarok, which has now officiall…
Sony Santa Monica brought in the cavalry to help complete God of War Ragnarok, which has now officially gone gold on PS5 and PS4. While outsourcing is relatively commonplace among tentpole AAA titles, a graphic showing all the teams that contributed … [1169 chars]
I tried the weirdest-looking Bluetooth speaker in the world, and I utterly adore it
The GravaStar Mars Pro in ‘War Damaged Yellow’ is a product I wanted to dislike — but it turns out I cannot let it go.
Audio player loading… Look, I love it when hi-fi leans towards anthropomorphism. Nature knows best and she hates straight lines, just look to Devialet’s Phantom lineup for reference. I also love audio gear that unnerves me — see the foreboding, Dalek… [5349 chars]
Voice-activated trousers sadly can’t save Weird RPG from mundanity
A silly new action-RPG has fun ideas like voice-activated attacks and items which get stronger if your PC has a bad graphics card.
A new experience: Weird RPG is the first video game to make my lips numb. My character in the action-RPG is wearing magic tousers, see, which launch explosive basketball hoops every time I make noise into my microphone. Turns out, the most DPS-effici… [5899 chars]