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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:
I went on a date last night with a girl from the zoo. It was great. She’s a keeper.
If you’re here for the yodeling lesson, please form an orderly orderly orderly queue.
Top 10 news of the day:
Sony has announced it’s airing a new PlayStation State of Play showcase this Thursday, 13th April, this one focusing on…
Sony has announced it’s airing a new PlayStation State of Play showcase this Thursday, 13th April, this one focusing on Square Enix’s upcoming Final Fantasy 16. Square has, of course, been rapidly ramping up the pre-release promotion of Final Fantasy… [1034 chars]
Rare co-founder Tim Stamper has been digging into his archive again of late, promising to reveal “more secrets” from th…
Rare co-founder Tim Stamper has been digging into his archive again of late, promising to reveal “more secrets” from the studio’s vault, and his latest helping of retro treasure comes in the form of new footage from Rare’s cancelled N64 game, Dream. … [2113 chars]
No other games included — Sony has announced it’ll be hosting a State of Play livestream this coming Thursday, 13th April …
Sony has announced it’ll be hosting a State of Play livestream this coming Thursday, 13th April 2023. Starting at 10pm BST / 2pm PT / 5pm ET, the show will be all about Final Fantasy XVI. No other PS5 games will feature during the event. The big show… [548 chars]
This is testament to the Bhoys’ form this campaign which they will be looking to carry on into the run in as Celtic go for a treble.
Celtic stars Reo Hatate and Jota have been nominated for the FIFA 23 community Team of the Season. Both have been utterly outstanding for the Hoops this campaign so far. Hatate has ran the show in the middle of the park whilst Jota has been full of s… [869 chars]
Echoshift gets 30 Trophies — PSP puzzler Echoshift — which you can play on PS5 and PS4 via PS Plus Premium — has been …
PSP puzzler Echoshift — which you can play on PS5 and PS4 via PS Plus Premium — has been updated today with Trophy support. It follows on from a series of updates implemented under the hood by Sony for other classic titles brought back via its subscr… [717 chars]
Adds new HBO content — Don’t you worry, PS5 owners: Naughty Dog has not completely forgotten about you just yet as it atte…
Don’t you worry, PS5 owners: Naughty Dog has not completely forgotten about you just yet as it attempts to fix The Last of Us: Part I on PC. The developer has today put out a patch for the PS5 version of the remake which adds new content based on the… [1151 chars]
Microsoft is working on a mini cloud-based Xbox console formerly codenamed Keystone. Here’s your first (grainy) look at it.
What you need to know Phil Spencer is the head of Xbox, as CEO of Microsoft Gaming. Today, Spencer revealed that PC Game Pass is expanding to forty new markets with a quick clip on YouTube. Eagle-eyed fans noticed that Spencer’s shelf contained a mys… [3160 chars]
An easy-to-use new Half-Life: Alyx mod lets you play Valve’s VR shooter without VR glasses on your monitor, keyboard, and mouse.
Right from the start, modders tried to make Valve’s virtual reality shooter Half-Life: Alyx work without needing VR glasses. Now another such mod has reached the point of Alyx being fully playable from start to finish on a regular monitor with keyboa… [3424 chars]
Nintendo Live 2023 is making its way to the United States, as Nintendo announced it will be hosting the in-person event in Seattle in September.
Nintendo has announced it will be hosting Nintendo Live 2023 in the United States for the first time in September. The company said in a press release Tuesday that this year’s Nintendo Live event will be held in Seattle, where fans of all ages can tr… [2446 chars]
A new app called Pixel Search, which mimics the Pixel Launcher experience, recently launched in the Google Play Store.
Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority TL;DR The Pixel Search app is a third-party launcher that mimics the Pixel Launcher. The app offers a few options that aren’t present in the Pixel Launcher. Pixel Search allows you to almost get the full Pixel Lau… [2055 chars]