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Quote of the day:

Don’t be frightened by difficulties. Ryan Holiday

Jokes of the day:

Why couldn’t the kid see the pirate movie? Because it was rated arrr!

A perfectionist walked into a bar… apparently, the bar was not set high enough.

Top 10 news of the day:

Retailers are still selling physical copies of Overwatch even though it no longer exists

Overwatch players have taken to social media to ask why retailers still have Overwatch on sale when the game is no long…

Overwatch players have taken to social media to ask why retailers still have Overwatch on sale when the game is no longer playable. As u/raistwalls1 exemplifies on the Overwatch subreddit (thanks, TheGamer), retailers still have copies of Overwatch f… [1642 chars]

Do You Care About 60fps on PS5?

Smooth sailing — Two new PS5 games have caused a bit of an uproar this week. A Plague Tale: Requiem and Gotham Knights com…

Two new PS5 games have caused a bit of an uproar this week. A Plague Tale: Requiem and Gotham Knights committed the ultimate sin of not reaching 60 frames-per-second on Sony’s current-gen console. As far as we’re concerned, both are good games — Requ… [1580 chars]

Nest Doorbell (wired) Review: A solid upgrade

The Google Nest Doorbell (wired) replaces the Nest Hello with a new camera, better design, and more. Now it just needs the new Home app.

Over the past few years, video doorbells have become commonplace, and Google’s Nest Doorbell lineup has long been among the best of the best. Following its brand new battery-powered doorbell last year, the new Nest Doorbell (wired) replaces Nest Hell… [9763 chars]

New Tales from the Borderlands Review (PS5)

Fails from the Borderlands

There’s an argument to be made that 2014’s Tales from the Borderlands is actually the best game in the Borderlands series. Now, hold on. Don’t go typing up your angry comments just yet. Hear us out. Sometimes you just want a capital V capital G Video… [5993 chars]

Highly Promising PS5, PS4 Horror The Callisto Protocol Is Ready for Release

Game goes gold — Striking Distance Studios’ supremely promising survival horror The Callisto Protocol has gone gold ahea…

Striking Distance Studios’ supremely promising survival horror The Callisto Protocol has gone gold ahead of its release on 2nd December, 2022. For those of you not up to speed with industry lingo, the phrase “gold” refers to the phase at which a game… [833 chars]

EA Playground Is A Forgotten Gem And Deserves To Be Remembered With Wii Sports

Playing games in the uncanny valley — Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opini…

Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and random stuff they’ve been chewing over. Today, on its 15-year anniversary, Jim pleads the case for a forgotten Wii classic… If there’s one thi… [5972 chars]

Random: Pixel Artist Reimagines Paper Mario For Game Boy Advance

A new adventure is about to unfold — There were quite a lot of Mario games released during the Game Boy Advance series lik…

There were quite a lot of Mario games released during the Game Boy Advance series like Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga, but one series we never saw on Nintendo’s 32-bit handheld hardware was Paper Mario. If you’ve ever wondered what it might have looke… [973 chars]

iPad’s software and now hardware is a mess — it needs to get back to basics

After the dilemma the Mac had for years, iPad looks to be following the same trajectory, so it’s time for a reboot.

We are days away from iPadOS 16.1 debuting for iPads, alongside new iPads having been announced, but it still seems as though the whole product line is in a tailspin. Without sounding like a character in a soap opera, a broken clock is right twice a … [5799 chars]

What Are You Playing This Weekend? (October 22nd)

Persona-fied rabbits — Wow. This week has been so full of news, we would be hesitant to add any more for fear of bursting….

Wow. This week has been so full of news, we would be hesitant to add any more for fear of bursting. After long anticipating the releases of Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope and Persona 5 Royal on the Switch, who would have thought that Bayonetta 3 dram… [4819 chars]

The Steam Deck redefines your relationship with your PC library

There’s a game in my Steam library called Ryse: Son of Rome and I’m not sure how it got there. It’s been lurking for ye…

There’s a game in my Steam library called Ryse: Son of Rome and I’m not sure how it got there. It’s been lurking for years, building itself a nest in the midden-heap of discarded indie games. I’ve never played it. I don’t think I even bought it. Not … [6053 chars]

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AdamG

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