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Quote of the day:

The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most out of everyday. Anonymous

Jokes of the day:

The web server reported a bad gateway error.

Today, my son asked “Can I have a book mark?” and I burst into tears. 11 years old and he still doesn’t know my name is Brian.

Top 10 news of the day:

iFly Previews Boeing 737 MAX Beta In Action

iFly showcases their highly anticipated 737 MAX for P3D

It has been a couple of months since the flight simulator community heard any news regarding iFly’s upcoming Boeing 737 MAX add-on for Prepar3D. However, the developer released a performance test on the Flight1 YouTube channel, providing us with the … [1724 chars]

Ikea sends lawyers after indie dev for making a horror game about a furniture store

Ikea has issued a cease and desist demand to an indie horror developer insisting they change their unreleased horror ga…

Ikea has issued a cease and desist demand to an indie horror developer insisting they change their unreleased horror game in a bid to stop press and players alike from comparing it to its global furniture chain. The Store is Closed — which we told yo… [2139 chars]

This mysteriously deleted video suggests the Metal Gear Solid 3 remake may be announced at The Game Awards

It looks like the long-rumoured Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater remake may be announced at the upcoming The Game Awards…

It looks like the long-rumoured Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater remake may be announced at the upcoming The Game Awards. The news comes via a now-deleted video that reportedly popped up on Chinese studio Virtuos’ YouTube channel earlier today. You ca… [2051 chars]

Scorn on Xbox Series X: our first look at AMD’s FSR 2 on consoles

Scorn is one of the most visually distinctive games released in recent times. Clearly inspired by the work of HR Giger,…

Scorn is one of the most visually distinctive games released in recent times. Clearly inspired by the work of HR Giger, the game’s environments marry mechanical intricacy with biology to create a highly unnerving experience. It’s sci-fi, but not hi-t… [8681 chars]

Overwatch 2 wants your views on its store and microtransactions

Blizzard is seemingly polling Overwatch 2 players to get their views on the game’s Battle Pass and in-game store. That’…

Blizzard is seemingly polling Overwatch 2 players to get their views on the game’s Battle Pass and in-game store. That’s according to u/FelineXJunkie, who posted on the game’s subreddit community reporting that they’d received an email from Blizzard,… [1842 chars]

Chromebook Spin 714

The Acer Chromebook Spin 714 removes the fingerprint sensor, SD card, and high-resolution screen from the Spin 713 and adds a garaged stylus. It’s still a good, powerful Chromebook, but it’s not the standout its predecessor was.

Acer’s Chromebook Spin 713 has been at the top of our Best Chromebook list for a few years running now. It’s one of the most beloved Chromebooks of the past several years, and it had a laundry list of things going for it: blazing fast Intel processor… [7194 chars]

Google explains what Pixel Watch usage gets 24-hour battery life

Google officially says you can get 24 hours of battery life from the Pixel Watch’s 294 mAh battery and now provides an official breakdown…

Google officially says you can get 24 hours of battery life from the Pixel Watch’s 294 mAh battery and now provides an official breakdown of how it got to that number. At launch, Google’s fine print just said that the “maximum battery life is approxi… [1781 chars]

New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (31st October to 6th November)

Shatter Remastered Deluxe! The Chant! Ghost Song! — What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as …

I’m definitely excited for Star Ocean: The Divine Force! I have it pre ordered and I will definitely be playing it. I’m a longtime fan of the Star Ocean series, and while this new entry in the series certainly doesn’t look perfect, it does look prett… [984 chars]

Wiesmann MF5 GT | Spotted

BMW’s S85 V10 was epic in a 5 Series — now imagine it in a proper sports car…

After a tumultuous recent past, the future looks bright for Wiesmann. Development of its stunning Project Thunderball is underway, with reservations being accepted and deliveries due in 2023. Attention is being paid to keep the weight low and the ent… [3178 chars]

It will take you 327 years to get all the originally free items in Overwatch 2

In trying to remove controversial loot boxes, Blizzard has made a system that feels even more exploitative.

In Overwatch 2, it will cost you $10,226 / £8,802.08 / AUD$15,742 to buy all the skins and items that were originally free in Overwatch. I’m getting Diablo Immortal flashbacks. Originally all the skins and items in Overwatch were available for free. … [5453 chars]

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