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Quote of the day:

The start is what stops most people. Don Shula

Jokes of the day:

My wife told me to rub the herbs on the meat for better flavor. That’s sage advice.

Relationship Status: just tried to reach for my dog’s paw and he pulled it away so I pretended I was reaching for the remote.

Top 10 news of the day:

Microsoft, Sony Signed Agreement to Keep Call of Duty on PlayStation for ‘Several More Years’ Beyond Current Contract

Made back in January — A new statement shared with The Verge has revealed that Microsoft and Sony signed an agreement back…

A new statement shared with The Verge has revealed that Microsoft and Sony signed an agreement back in January to keep the Call of Duty series on PlayStation hardware for “several more years” after any current contracts expire. The news follows a sta… [2242 chars]

Endless Zelda Remakes Are A Poor Substitute For Backwards Compatibility

But we’ll buy them anyway — Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot…

Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and random stuff they’ve been chewing over. Today, Kate discusses her love/hate relationship with remakes… There is nothing quite as emblematic of… [7148 chars]

CDPR Confirms New Cyberpunk 2077 Update, Info Coming Next Week

A special Night City Wire broadcast — Update: Following on from its Night City Wire broadcast announcement, CD Projekt Red…

Update: Following on from its Night City Wire broadcast announcement, CD Projekt Red has confirmed that it’ll be sharing details on Cyberpunk 2077’s next patch. A developer stream will take place after the show, and the team will be talking about “al… [2590 chars]

Did You Buy The Last of Us: Part I?

Us or them — One of Sony’s heaviest hitters of 2022 is here — and it’s a remake of what many consider to be one of the g…

One of Sony’s heaviest hitters of 2022 is here — and it’s a remake of what many consider to be one of the greatest PlayStation titles of all time. However, Sony’s decision to sell The Last of Us: Part I at full price has has already resulted in a tid… [1233 chars]

11 bit studios will no longer give keys to Steam curators

11 bit studios, the developer of This War of Mine and Frostpunk, is no longer giving keys to its games to Steam curators, following Cowcat’s experience earlier

11 bit studios has released a statement saying it will no longer issue Steam keys to curators. The developer, known for This War of Mine and Frostpunk, will follow this rule starting from today, following on from the recent awareness of key scammers … [2313 chars]

Cult of the Lamb review — grow your own cult in darkly cute game

This eerie triumph is both a dungeon crawl in pursuit of heretic bishops and a society-builder where you build a legion of worshippers

In the first few moments of runaway summer hit Cult of the Lamb, the protagonist is sacrificed and summoned back to life as an emissary of an imprisoned elder-god. Your job, as this titular lamb, is clear: gather devotees to worship the eldritch bein… [3667 chars]

PQube under fire once more from indie developer claiming funds withheld

UPDATE 2/9/22: PQube has issued a lengthy response to yesterday’s claims by indie developer Corecell, in which it was a…

UPDATE 2/9/22: PQube has issued a lengthy response to yesterday’s claims by indie developer Corecell, in which it was accused of witholding funds from the Thai studio behind AeternoBlade 2. The statement discusses issues with Corecell, and claims tha… [5532 chars]

AeternoBlade II Dev Accuses Publisher PQube Of Withholding Payments

Update: PQube responds — “We remain open to support Corecell” — Update [Fri 2nd Sep, 2022 15:00 BST]: PQube has responded …

Update [Fri 2nd Sep, 2022 15:00 BST]: PQube has responded to our request for comment with the following statement disputing Corecell’s account and outlining its side of the story: “We enjoyed working with Corecell on our first project together and Co… [5392 chars]

Pro-Ject unveils new turntable and vinyl noise reduction system

Pro-Ject is launching a new turntable, called the ​​Debut PRO S, as well as a vinyl noise reduction system, Vinyl NRS Box S3, this September.

Time for an upgrade? Pro-Ject is launching a new turntable, called the ​​Debut PRO S, as well as a vinyl noise reduction system, Vinyl NRS Box S3, this September. Read more: A guide to record cleaning and the best entry-level methods Joining the orig… [761 chars]

Evercade’s new EXP handheld includes 18 Capcom games built-in

18 Capcom classics will come pre-loaded on the Evercade EXP. Evercade’s new retro game handheld was announced earlier t…

18 Capcom classics will come pre-loaded on the Evercade EXP. Evercade’s new retro game handheld was announced earlier this year by Blaze Entertainment, and builds on past hardware by adding a better screen, built-in Wi-Fi, and a new pair of triggers…. [1150 chars]

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