A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 01/10/2022
Quote of the day:
Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness. Anonymous
Jokes of the day:
How do you make a hankie dance? Put a little boogie in it.
A byte walks into a bar looking miserable. The bartender asks it: “What’s wrong buddy?” “Parity error.” it replies. “Ah that makes sense, I thought you looked a bit off.”
Top 10 news of the day:
Let’s Sing ABBA Review (Switch)
Let’s start with a question: Why are you here? Of all the many games launching in the latter third of 2022, this is perhaps the most dependably, dryly predictable in form and function: a Let’s Sing game featuring songs by Abba. Sure, you might be cur… [5474 chars]
Best Time Loop Games On Nintendo Switch
Live die repeat — Most video games are either two-dimensional or three-dimensional. Most… but not all. Today, we’re cele…
Most video games are either two-dimensional or three-dimensional. Most… but not all. Today, we’re celebrating the games that dip their toes into the underappreciated and underexplored fourth dimension: Time. Unfortunately for us 3D peasants, we are… [5629 chars]
Microsoft files its case for Activision acquisition with EU competition regulator
The European Commission has set a provisional deadline of November 8 to rule on the deal…
Microsoft has officially filed its case for its proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard with the European Commission. In a filing on Friday, the European competition watchdog confirmed it has set a provisional deadline of November 8 to clear the … [2117 chars]
Open World RPG ‘Medieval Dynasty’ Is Heading To Xbox Series X|S And Game Pass
Day one console launch!
Microsoft has revealed that Medieval Dynasty is getting an Xbox Series X|S port early next month, oh, and it’ll be a part of Xbox Game Pass on day one! The game’s PC build is already in the library, but this is the first evidence we’ve seen of an Xbo… [711 chars]
Apex Legends players say “pay-to-win” emotes make you temporarily unhittable
They were only supposed to be cosmetic.
Apex Legends has done a lot to make its mark in the battle royale space, with a focus on hero shooter elements and three-person squad gameplay that makes it stand out from its competitors. One way in which it definitely toes the party line, though, i… [1761 chars]
OnRush losing online features in November
Racing game OnRush will lose its online features on 30th November. EA’s Online Services Shutdown page has been updated …
Racing game OnRush will lose its online features on 30th November. EA’s Online Services Shutdown page has been updated with the addition. “Thanks to everyone who has supported our game — it’s been a RUSH,” it reads. “With player numbers in online mod… [810 chars]
Meta Quest 3 leak includes design files and specs
YouTuber Brad Lynch aka SadlyItsBradley has uploaded a video showing a rumoured Meta Quest 3 design along with hardware specs. He claimed it’ll release in 2023.
Leaked files containing information on Meta Quest 3 have surfaced online. The leak comes from YouTuber Brad Lynch, known as SadlyItsBradley, who posts videos on VR and AR. The headset which Lynch detailed in his video “This is the Meta Quest 3” is a … [735 chars]
The Master Of Magic remake dons its wizard robes in December
Slitherine Games’ revamp of 4X strategy classic Master Of Magic has set a release date of December 13th.
December’s a month known for its white-haired, bearded men in weird outfits and hats, so it seems a fitting time of year for Slitherine Games to launch their remake of 4X strategy classic Master Of Magic. Slitherine are referring to their take on Mas… [1324 chars]
BioWare shares Dragon Age: Dreadwolf codex entries
Dragon Age developer BioWare has shared a few new snippets from the upcoming and long-awaited Dreadwolf, in the form of…
Dragon Age developer BioWare has shared a few new snippets from the upcoming and long-awaited Dreadwolf, in the form of a few fresh codex entries. These tidbits are not meant to tease any particular storyline from Dreadwolf, but are included in a blo… [2346 chars]
Warzone 2 DMZ mode objectives & missions list leaked
A Warzone 2 DMZ leak has revealed a missions and objectives list prior to release, giving players an idea of what they will be getting up to.
New leaks regarding Warzone 2’s DMZ has revealed the potential missions and objectives that players will be competing in the extraction-style mode. The excitement is building for both Modern Warfare 2 and Warzone 2, with players gearing up for their … [8157 chars]