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Quote of the day:

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Lao Tzu

Jokes of the day:

Two satellites decided to get married. The wedding wasn’t much, but the reception was incredible.

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Top 10 news of the day:

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 Review in Progress

Warzone’s new DMZ mode is enticing, but its connection issues are constant so far.

Two years after the original Call of Duty: Warzone dropped into the battle royale arena, its sequel, Warzone 2.0, has arrived with a new map and some enticing new game modes. Or at least, it would offer those things if network and server issues weren… [4193 chars]

Cooking Mama IP owner wins legal case against “unauthorised” Switch release

Cooking Mama IP owner Office Create Corp has revealed a court has ruled in its favour following a legal tussle with the…

Cooking Mama IP owner Office Create Corp has revealed a court has ruled in its favour following a legal tussle with the publisher of Cooking Mama: Cookstar. Cookstar has been embroiled in trouble ever since its release on Switch in March 2020, which … [2393 chars]

Sea of Thieves gets first proper port town and “PvP on demand” in Season 8

Sea of Thieves’ tides are a-turning once more, and next week’s Season 8 promises to be a bonanza for battle-hardened pi…

Sea of Thieves’ tides are a-turning once more, and next week’s Season 8 promises to be a bonanza for battle-hardened pirates, delivering an impressively exhaustive new “PvP on demand” system that, among other things, will see ships diving beneath the… [3149 chars]

Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Removes All Cases Of Pokérus From The Game

Poké sick days are over — Though only out for less than a day, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet has proved divisive in how it …

Though only out for less than a day, Pokémon Scarlet and Violet has proved divisive in how it attempts to move the franchise forward. To some, the games make a great leap from what has come before, with their open worlds and Let’s Go mechanic making … [2161 chars]

PS Plus Extra Was Designed as a ‘Best of’ PS Now Game List

Across AAA and indie titles — In a new interview with MCV, indie specialist Shuhei Yoshida has described the transition of…

In a new interview with MCV, indie specialist Shuhei Yoshida has described the transition of taking Sony’s PS Now game list and adapting it for PS Plus Extra as trying to create a “best of” collection. Rather than carrying over every single title inc… [669 chars]

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 player gets to max level without a single kill

Over the years we’ve seen some crazy challenges achieved in Call of Duty, from knife-only loadouts to insane killstreak…

Over the years we’ve seen some crazy challenges achieved in Call of Duty, from knife-only loadouts to insane killstreaks. But YouTuber ThatFriendlyGuy has taken things to a whole new level. Describing himself as an Escape from Tarkov Pacifist player,… [1264 chars]

Wii U Memories — Our Pre-Launch Thoughts On Nintendo’s Charming Misstep

You Wii-n some, U lose some — It’s the 10th anniversary of the Wii U’s North American launch and to mark the occasion we i…

It’s the 10th anniversary of the Wii U’s North American launch and to mark the occasion we invited erstwhile Nintendo Life editor and all-around thoroughly nice chap Thomas Whitehead to reminisce about the machine, the time he first got his hands on … [6862 chars]

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 footstep volume quietly increased by up to 75%

Call of Duty Modern Warfare’s footstep volume has increased by up to 75 percent following the release of the Season One…

Call of Duty Modern Warfare’s footstep volume has increased by up to 75 percent following the release of the Season One patch. Among the many other major changes made to gameplay in Modern Warfare 2, audio design also got a major overhaul, and many p… [1417 chars]

Nvidia served with lawsuit over RTX 4090 meltdowns

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Nvidia over a component in its RTX 4090 cards which has been melting for …

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Nvidia over a component in its RTX 4090 cards which has been melting for some owners. The part in questions is believed to be the 12VVHPWR power adadpters, which Nvidia claims it is still investigating th… [1447 chars]

AirPods Pro might help you hear better, but they’re not hearing aids

A new study finds sound amplification features on Apple’s AirPods Pro perform nearly as well as hearing aids for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss. However, as OTC hearing aids become more popular, it’s vital that consumers don’t confuse them for medical devices.

The line between hearing aids and hearables has blurred ever since over-the-counter hearing aids hit shelves last month. Case in point: a new iScience study that claims a $249 pair of AirPods Pro can sometimes perform as well as prescription hearing … [4147 chars]

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