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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 23/12/2022

Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful. Thich Nhat Hanh

I just broke my guitar. It’s okay, I won’t fret

Schrödinger’s cat walks into a bar and doesn’t.

The number of games coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2023 is out of control.

Fans of Microsoft’s innovative gaming subscription service Xbox Game Pass, lovingly refer to it as the “best deal in gaming.” With hundreds of titles currently available and legions more getting added every single month, its appeal is unambiguously e… [6471 chars]

A sewer surprise — We’ve already had one helping of delicious pizza thanks to yesterday’s Cowabunga Collection update, but…

We’ve already had one helping of delicious pizza thanks to yesterday’s Cowabunga Collection update, but the Turtles aren’t done yet. Dotemu and Tribute Games have released a brand new patch for the outstanding beat ’em up Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles… [4494 chars]

Update: Melatonin brings the chill today — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASirpeqTp3A Update #3 [Thu 22nd Dec, 2022 17:30…

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on Update #3 [Thu 22nd Dec, 2022 17:30 GMT]: Just like clockwork, Nintendo is back to empty out some indie goodness under the tree in day four of Inside the House of Indies. Once again, today’s video (above) shows four new … [5460 chars]

That’s a plus — There are certain things players have begun to expect of PlayStation’s first-party games, including photo …

There are certain things players have begun to expect of PlayStation’s first-party games, including photo mode, lots of accessibility options, and a New Game Plus mode. While this obviously varies from title to title, it was expected that God of War … [963 chars]

Although it’s one of the smallest changes in the next-gen update to the Witcher 3, the Quick Sign Casting option has major implications for the gameplay of the classic CD Projekt Red RPG.

The new version of The Witcher 3 comes with major graphical upgrades, a photo mode, new content inspired by the Netflix show, and a raft of quality-of-life improvements, tweaks, and fixes. Taken together, the update is a welcome and compelling reason… [2813 chars]

With Christmas upon us, developers of live service games are adding the obligatory seasonal content to get players thro…

With Christmas upon us, developers of live service games are adding the obligatory seasonal content to get players through the winter. Rockstar, perhaps being one of the pioneers of the live-service model, have of course a new update ready for Grand … [1042 chars]

Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics are free from the Epic Games Store. The old-school isometric role-playing games …

Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics are free from the Epic Games Store. The old-school isometric role-playing games are collectively available now for free until 4pm UK time tomorrow as part of Epic’s Christmas giveaway promotion. The trio replace… [603 chars]

Hideo Kojima has discussed his mysterious cloud gaming project Microsoft is set to publish, saying companies he’d discu…

Hideo Kojima has discussed his mysterious cloud gaming project Microsoft is set to publish, saying companies he’d discussed it with previously thought he was “mad”. Speaking to IGN, the game developer legend revealed the project has been on his mind … [1467 chars]

Run an arcade, oversee an archeological dig, kill people on rollerskates or play the trombone — our critics pick some deep cuts from the year in games

Two Point Campus Photograph: Sega Nostalgic for the heady heights of Theme Park World and the bloated cartoonish heads of Theme Hospital? Then it’s well worth whiling away an hour or 20 with Sega’s Two Point Campus. This university management sim is … [8186 chars]

Fallout 76 now has an impressive 13.5 million players, Bethesda has announced. Recounting the past 12 months for the on…

Fallout 76 now has an impressive 13.5 million players, Bethesda has announced. Recounting the past 12 months for the online-focused post-apocalyptic role-playing game, Bethesda said 13.5 million players had dipped into Appalachia over the course of 2… [1707 chars]

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