A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 27/01/2023
Quote of the day:
At the end of the day, you can either focus on what’s tearing you apart, or you can focus on what’s keeping you together. Anonymous
Jokes of the day:
The web server reported a bad gateway error.
Judge: “I sentence you to the maximum punishment…” Me (thinking): “Please be death, please be death…” Judge: “Learn Java!” Me: “Damn.”
Top 10 news of the day:
Racing games and an N64 classic join Xbox Game Pass for February
2022’s Grid Legends and 2021’s Hot Wheels Unleashed arrive to the Xbox Game Pass library on Feb. 2 and Feb. 7, 2023, along with Hi-Fi Rush (Jan. 26) and GoldenEye 007 (Jan. 27)
Two current racing games will join the already-announced GoldenEye 007 and Hi-Fi Rush in the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and PC Game Pass libraries over the next two weeks, Microsoft said on Thursday. Speed demons can plunge into the narrative-driven wor… [2314 chars]
The Day Before dev insists zombie MMO is not a scam following latest delay
Developer Fntastic has rebuffed suggestions from increasingly vocal detractors that The Day Before — its now twice-dela…
Developer Fntastic has rebuffed suggestions from increasingly vocal detractors that The Day Before — its now twice-delayed and seldom seen open-world zombie survival MMO — is a scam, saying, “When the game comes out, people will finally see the truth… [2817 chars]
Remember That Inaccessible Hill In Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life? We Finally Know What’s Up There
Running up that hill — [Update: Thu 26th Jan, 2023 21:00 GMT] Now that the Japanese version of the remake of A Wonderful L…
[Update: Thu 26th Jan, 2023 21:00 GMT] Now that the Japanese version of the remake of A Wonderful Life is out, we finally have our answer to the question “what’s up the hill?” Drum roll… It’s nothing. Worse than nothing, even: it just skips 6 hours… [2649 chars]
Phil Spencer Reacts To This Week’s Xbox Game Pass ‘Shadow Drop’
“It won’t be right for all games…” — We’ve had a couple of Xbox Game Pass surprises this week, and one of them was that …
We’ve had a couple of Xbox Game Pass surprises this week, and one of them was that the new Tango Gameworks title, Hi-Fi RUSH, arrived on the service on the same day as the Xbox Developer Direct. Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has now commented on this, gi… [1058 chars]
Have YOU suffered Apple’s 14 Pro Max’s ‘freezing bug’?
Is your iPhone 14 Pro Max freezing? You are not alone. Many users of the new smartphone report the ‘freezing bug’ that strikes randomly — but DailyMail.com has tips to stop it from happening.
Users report their new iPhone 14 Pro Max is regularly freezing. Experts told DailyMail.com that trying to do a ‘hard restart’ is one way to fix the problem A bug plaguing the new iPhone 14 Pro Max is mysteriously freezing smartphones — sometimes to t… [5054 chars]
The Day Before Devs Say Delay Was Planned Before Trademark Dispute
The Day Before developer Fntastic has said it was planning a delay even before a trademark dispute pushed the game back eight months.
The Day Before developer Fntastic has said it was planning a delay even before a trademark dispute pushed the game back eight months. Speaking to IGN, Fntastic co-founders Eduard and Aisen Gotovtsev decried any allegations of scamming after several T… [3739 chars]
Why does GoldenEye 007’s iconic watch music sound different on Nintendo Switch than on N64?
GoldenEye 007’s watch music is one of the most iconic tracks in video games, a cool beat Bond raised to the screen when…
GoldenEye 007’s watch music is one of the most iconic tracks in video games, a cool beat Bond raised to the screen whenever the player pressed pause. But those who play GoldenEye 007’s soon-to-launch re-release on Nintendo Switch and Xbox may notice … [2929 chars]
Deadpool brings more queer chaos to Marvel’s Midnight Suns
Marvel’s Midnight Suns brings Deadpool to the game in the first DLC release. Nolan North reprises the obnoxious loudmouth role, but this time, Wade Wilson is just as queer as he is in the comic books.
Forget everything you think you know about Deadpool from Ryan Reynolds’ star turn. Or at least, forget some of it. Yes, he breaks the fourth wall, and yes, he’s extremely annoying — but along with those well-known character traits, he also experience… [5842 chars]
The Witcher 3’s wandering merchants carried quest fixes around the game without players realising
Patrick Mills was a quest designer on The Witcher 3, and shared a neat bit of trivia about the game’s wandering merchants on his Twitter account this week.
One dev who worked on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt had a good think about their most useless piece of video game knowledge in response to a Twitter stumper, but still came up with something interesting anyway. Patrick Mills was a quest designer on The Wi… [2763 chars]
Samsung Odyssey Neo G7 43-inch & 144Hz UHD Display, First Flat Mini-LED Gaming Monitor
Samsung’s new Odyssey Neo G7 display is a 43-inch gaming monitor and is the company’s first mini LED flat display.
Samsung announces the launch of the company’s first Mini-LED flat gaming monitor, the Odyssey Neo G7, with shipments being sent out globally. The new gaming display is 43 inches, allowing gamer plenty of screen space to play their favorite games and … [3265 chars]