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Quote of the day:

When you want to talk about who made me, you talk to me. Who made me is ME. Muhammad Ali

Jokes of the day:

Why was it called the dark ages? Because of all the knights.

To whoever stole my copy of Microsoft Office, I will find you. You have my Word!

Top 10 news of the day:

Core Keeper x Terraria crossover brings a boss and a pet to each game

King Slimes and Cavelings are creeping in.

Core Keeper is all about exploring caves and crafting items from the resources found during your journey. Terraria’s crafting mechanics are also central to the game, as you journey across its side-scrolling voxel world. With such similar premises, a … [1732 chars]

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella comments on Xbox’s Activision deal and the slowing economy

In comments to Bloomberg, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explains why he’s “very confident” he’ll get regulatory approval for the big Activision Blizzard deal.

What you need to know Microsoft is attempting to purchase Activision Blizzard for $69 billion dollars. Activision Blizzard makes popular games like Candy Crush, Call of Duty, and World of Warcraft. Despite some regulatory jitters, Microsoft would sti… [3140 chars]

Ubisoft Issues Strong Response to Embargo Breaking YouTuber

Did it all for the clout — Update: Ubisoft has issued a statement aimed at the YouTuber who broke embargoes on an alter-eg…

Update: Ubisoft has issued a statement aimed at the YouTuber who broke embargoes on an alter-ego’s Twitter account before being caught. Dan Allen Gaming masqueraded as the TheRealInsider on social media, leaking sensitive information he’d been privy … [3382 chars]

Random: Wii Music Walked So ‘Trombone Champ’ Could Run, And We Need A Switch Port

Coming up trumps — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxsSH2Ly_2s If you are unfortunate enough to have not graced Twitter in…

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on If you are unfortunate enough to have not graced Twitter in the past 24 hours (we don’t necessarily blame you), then you probably will have missed the meteoric rise of Trombone Champ, and with it’s Mii-style visuals, it … [2868 chars]

How to complete the Forza Horizon 5 Dune Buggy Treasure Hunt

Here’s how to find the treasure in the Dune Buggy hunt within Forza Horizon 5, but also a full guide to this week’s festival playlist.

Forza Horizon 5 How to complete the Forza Horizon 5 ‘Dune Buggy’ Treasure Hunt By Here’s how to find the treasure in the Dune Buggy hunt within Forza Horizon 5, but also a full guide to this week’s festival playlist. We’re now into the second week of… [2862 chars]

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Has Done Well Enough to Become a New Franchise for Gearbox

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands developer Gearbox says the Borderlands spin-off is now the start of a new franchise all of its own.

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands developer Gearbox says the Borderlands spin-off is now the start of a new franchise all of its own. Gearbox Software has called the Borderlands spin-off a “major victory” after a solid launch, with CEO Randy Pitchford saying t… [1795 chars]

Ubisoft’s Splinter Cell remake will update story for a “modern-day audience”

A new job listing for the upcoming Splinter Cell remake has revealed that Ubisoft is updating its story for a “modern-d…

A new job listing for the upcoming Splinter Cell remake has revealed that Ubisoft is updating its story for a “modern-day audience”, and that it hopes to bring in new fans to the franchise. This listing (spotted by PSU) is for a scriptwriter and read… [1474 chars]

A cut Super Mario 64 stage has resurfaced from an old Nintendo report

The screenshot reel from a pre-release build of the game was found in the long-sought after 1996 Nintendo Company Report.

Nintendo preservation site Forest of Illusion, in collaboration with Render Archive and NintendoWarden, have uncovered what appears to be a cut stage from Super Mario 64. The screenshot reel from a pre-release build of the game was found in the long-… [1452 chars]

PS5, PS4 Port of Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth Delayed to December

Pushed back for quality reasons — Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth was originally a PS1 (and later PSP) title that’s being ported…

Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth was originally a PS1 (and later PSP) title that’s being ported to PS5 and PS4. It’s also included as part of Valkyrie Elysium’s Deluxe Edition, and was set to release on the same day. Unfortunately, with the action RPG just … [779 chars]

Fans think Lucasfilm Games is teasing a Maniac Mansion return

Return to Monkey Island has just come out, and the reception to it has been overwhelmingly positive. This reception has…

Return to Monkey Island has just come out, and the reception to it has been overwhelmingly positive. This reception has, of course, not been missed by those at Lucasfilm Games, or more specifically, Craig Derrick who worked with Ron Gilbert and co to… [1804 chars]

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