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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 10/12/2022

Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light. Anonymous

The Swiss must’ve been pretty confident in their chances of victory if they included a corkscrew in their army knife.

“Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” [very long pause] “Java.”

Switch ’em up — I have a Switch. And I have a Steam Deck. I am a fancy lady with two consoles designed for the kind of peo…

I have a Switch. And I have a Steam Deck. I am a fancy lady with two consoles designed for the kind of people who really like to be horizontal when playing games, which suits me just fine, because I am often to be found being horizontal and/or playin… [9024 chars]

Frey to go — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--TCmlXG0EI There’s no sign of the Forspoken media barrage slowing, with Sq…

I thought the Demo was a bit of a mixed bag after completing nearly everything offered (which is substantial by the way for a demo). The combat is great, and super unique with its control scheme. I am glad the gear actually has attributes, I was worr… [2384 chars]

How to unlock Stitch in Disney Dreamlight Valley, including where to find the slimy sock stocking, and other Donald Duck items when they’re available.

Stitch is one of the more difficult villagers to find in Disney Dreamlight Valley, as he’s not part of a Realm, or unlocked with a particular biome. Instead, you’ll have to help Donald Duck by finding the missing items from his house. This is an ongo… [5279 chars]

$49.99 vs. $69.99 — The Last of Us: Part I is by and large a very successful remake of one of Sony’s best games. However, …

The Last of Us: Part I is by and large a very successful remake of one of Sony’s best games. However, upon launch, one thing left a bad taste in the mouths of its fans: the asking price. The PS5 remake costs $69.99/£69.99, which is quickly becoming a… [1003 chars]

Diablo 4 has a £90 Ultimate Edition which offers up to four days early access to the game, and includes an “accel…

Diablo 4 has a £90 Ultimate Edition which offers up to four days early access to the game, and includes an “accelerated” seasonal battle pass unlock with the ability to skip 20 tiers. The Deluxe Edition is one of three now available to pre-order via … [2512 chars]

A bloody tale of vengeance — Yep, it’s official: Final Fantasy XVI will be the first mainline game in the long-running RPG…

Square Enix has previously gone on record saying that Final Fantasy XVI is meant to tell a darker, more mature story — and we suppose that much was evident in one of the game’s previous trailers, which showed a man’s decapitated head rolling across t… [406 chars]

I’m certain Carpet Man would see grey in a new light thanks to Armored Core VI’s reveal trailer at The Game Awards 2022.

Earlier this year I compared the MMO Lost Ark to grey carpet, in the sense that the MMO Lost Ark is exactly like a grey carpet: trendy yet drab. At the time I’d been in the market for a new — and entirely necessary — underfoot experience, so I turned… [3294 chars]

Another batch joins the list! — In the midst of all the Game Awards 2022 madness, you might have missed that we’ve receive…

In the midst of all the Game Awards 2022 madness, you might have missed that we’ve received a few brand-new Xbox Game Pass announcements this week, along with plenty of release dates. Let’s start with the December stuff. Riot Games is bringing a vari… [2178 chars]

The price has also been increased — Since the very beginning, Pokémon Trading Cards have always had one thing in common: …

Since the very beginning, Pokémon Trading Cards have always had one thing in common: the iconic yellow border. As spotted by Serebii, this is now no longer the case, as basic Pokémon cards based on Scarlet and Violet will now feature a silver coloure… [1429 chars]

The ideal gadgets for nostalgia-seeking gamers, which won’t even require the TV to be set to channel three.

The ’80s was considered a golden era of marketing to kids, and several decades later, those kids who spent their childhoods with Saturday morning cartoons and 8-bit consoles are fully-grown adults with jobs and responsibilities, maybe looking to reca… [8310 chars]

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