A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 20/09/2022
Quote of the day:
Virtually nothing is impossible in this world if you just put your mind to it and maintain a positive attitude. Lou Holtz
Jokes of the day:
A man walked in to a bar with some asphalt on his arm. He said “Two beers please, one for me and one for the road.”
“Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” [very long pause] “Java.”
Top 10 news of the day:
The cost of the Wi-Fi version of the Google Pixel Watch is no longer a mystery as a retail source has confirmed the price.
Google TL;DR A leak suggested that the price of the Wi-Fi edition of the Google Pixel Watch could be between $250-$350. A source has now backed up the leak claiming the price will be $349. The watch is expected to be available in Obsidian, Chalk, and… [1255 chars]
Capcom explains it wasn’t easy — Resident Evil Village’s extraordinary new third-person mode looks like an entirely new …
Resident Evil Village’s extraordinary new third-person mode looks like an entirely new game — and it turns out it took a comparable amount of effort to create. Speaking with IGN Japan, producer Masachika Kawata revealed that incorporating the oft-req… [1580 chars]
For those about to rock
The concept behind Metal: Hellsinger is simple enough: marry the classic shooter gunplay of DOOM with a rhythm game. And developer The Outsiders absolutely nail this element of its game: the gunplay feels fantastic. Shooting, dodging, cycling weapons… [1973 chars]
Wo Long Producer Fumihiko Yasuda explained why they said yes to Microsoft hosting the game on Xbox Game Pass when it launches.
In case you didn’t know, Team Ninja’s upcoming action game Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty will be available on Xbox Game Pass on day one. If you’re wondering why the Japanese studio agreed to this deal, it’s mostly connected to the game’s multiplayer, and h… [1408 chars]
Don’t force it — If you’re eager to take upcoming action RPG Star Ocean: The Divine Force for a spin, then you may be inte…
If you’re eager to take upcoming action RPG Star Ocean: The Divine Force for a spin, then you may be interested in knowing that a playable demo will arrive on the PlayStation Store tomorrow. That’s the 20th September 2022 at the time of writing this … [639 chars]
A major data breach has given the world an early look at Grand Theft Auto 6. Why is this such bad news for the developer?
What has happened? In the early hours of 18 September, a poster on GTAForums going by the name teapotuberhacker posted about 90 videos, totalling 50 minutes of footage from an in-development version of forthcoming video game Grand Theft Auto 6, from … [7325 chars]
The full list of confirmed games so far
Looking for a complete list of games coming to Xbox Game Pass in October 2022? It can be pretty difficult to keep track of all the comings and goings in the world of Xbox Game Pass every week, so we’ve put together this handy guide to provide an over… [1071 chars]
Return to Monkey Island expectedly comes packed full of smartly crafted puzzles, funny dialogue, and memorable characters. But as series creator Ron Gilbert returns to the series’ director’s chair for the first time since 1991, it unexpectedly offers a lot of heart, too. It is an adventure gamer’s delight.
Return to Monkey Island is the adventure game equivalent of Spider-Man: No Way Home. No, wait, don’t go! Hear me out: most would agree that No Way Home is an excellent, very fun movie — even for a kid who’s never seen the Tobey Maguire or Andrew Garf… [6040 chars]
Bandwidth busters — PlayStation’s premium subscription tiers PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium will receive a major upda…
PlayStation’s premium subscription tiers PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium will receive a major update tomorrow, 20th September, with the addition of 17 new games for subscribers to play. The update will be headlined by immersive sim Deathloop, which… [1132 chars]
Before and after — Suikoden I & II HD Remaster: Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars (we’re gonna need a shorthand for…
Suikoden I & II HD Remaster: Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars (we’re gonna need a shorthand for this one) was announced last week, much to the delight of fans. The first two entries in Konami’s beloved RPG series are being brought back on PS4 wit… [1168 chars]