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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 13/10/2022
Quote of the day:
Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching. Satchel Paige
Jokes of the day:
“Doctor, I’ve broken my arm in several places” Doctor “Well don’t go to those places.”
A byte walks into a bar looking miserable. The bartender asks it: “What’s wrong buddy?” “Parity error.” it replies. “Ah that makes sense, I thought you looked a bit off.”
Top 10 news of the day:
PS Plus Premium’s Logic Doesn’t Even Make Sense to Sony
We give up — PS Plus Premium is a mess — it’s not exactly breaking news. While conceptually sound — a higher level t…
PS Plus Premium is a mess — it’s not exactly breaking news. While conceptually sound — a higher level tier for true PlayStation enthusiasts — the execution is awful, and it’s actually detracting from the otherwise excellent PS Plus Extra. While there… [1062 chars]
Nintendo Switch Prime Day deals live blog: OLED, Switch and Lite at the lowest prices
Follow our live feed for the final Nintendo Switch deals as they happen.
Refresh The Amazon Prime Early Access sale will be coming to an end in a few hours, so we’ll be leaving you soon. We’ve not come across new Nintendo Switch Prime Day deals during this second day of the event, but the good news is that as we sign off … [15280 chars]
Xbox Calls PlayStation Too Big to Fail Following UK Agency’s Criticism of Activision Blizzard Deal
Xbox responded to the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority report by touting Sony’s strength, pointing to its willingness to increase PS5 prices as evidence of its “clear and enduring market power.”
Xbox has developed a novel tactic for defending its Activision Blizzard acquisition, which continues to wind its way through various regulatory bodies around the world: self-deprecation. In response to claims by concerns raised by the UK’s Competitio… [5291 chars]
Trio of PS Plus Assassin’s Creed Games Won’t Be Playable on PS5
Slaughtered — Three of the Assassin’s Creed games being added to PS Plus as part of this month’s PS Plus Extra update …
Three of the Assassin’s Creed games being added to PS Plus as part of this month’s PS Plus Extra update will not be playable on PS5. Sony clarified in its PS Blog post that Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India, Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia, and … [828 chars]
Starfield Dialogue Trees Revealed in New Video
Thanks to a new video from Bethesda, director Todd Howard has shared some details of what to expect in your conversations in Starfield’s star systems.
Dialogue choices are a huge part of any great Bethesda RPG, so fans have been wondering what kind of system the developer would implement in Starfield. Now, thanks to a new video from Bethesda, director Todd Howard has shared some details of what to … [1982 chars]
Cult Horror The Chant Could Be a PS5 Sleeper Hit
Gameplay disrobed — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWszzzduOjc Very few people are talking about cosmic horror The Chant,…
Subscribe to Push Square on Very few people are talking about cosmic horror The Chant, which is coming to PS5 on 3rd November. But considering the surge in interest around spooky games, we’re a little surprised. While this four minute gameplay demo i… [749 chars]
Free-to-play Torchlight: Infinite’s open beta starts today
Torchlight: Infinite — a new free-to-play reimagining of the dungeon-crawling action-RPG series — has just launched its…
Torchlight: Infinite — a new free-to-play reimagining of the dungeon-crawling action-RPG series — has just launched its open beta on Android, iOS, and PC. Torchlight, if you’re unfamiliar, was originally the work of now-defunct developer Runic Games,… [1425 chars]
I will never finish Sable before it leaves Game Pass, and I’m cool with that
Beautiful desert hoverbike game Sable leaves Game Pass this weekend, but it’s worth playing even if only for a few days.
Open-world hoverbike ’n’ climbing game Sable is due to leave PC Game Pass on Sunday, and I only started playing today. I will not finish in time. That’s fine. Honestly, I haven’t finished half the games I’ve bought, and I’ve long since stopped thinki… [3175 chars]
Joe Rogan interviews Steve Jobs who has been DEAD for 11 years during an AI-generated discussion
The nearly 20-minute conversation features the voices of Joe Rogan and the late Steve Jobs that were created by an AI system that was trained on their real world interviews and biographies.
Jobs also said it was good to be back on Rogan’s podcast, although the late Apple founder was never a guest on the show The pair can be heard talking about Jobs’ experience with taking LSD, his studies at Reed college where he discovered Buddhism and… [3495 chars]
ChromeOS 106 has finally arrived
ChromeOS 106 has begun its rollout to select devices and should arrive for most over the coming days.
ChromeOS 106 is nearly two weeks behind schedule but with all that Google has going on at the moment, I suppose the delay can be forgiven. If you have been sitting on the sidelines, anxiously awaiting the update to version 106, I come bearing good ne… [9355 chars]