A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 28/09/2022
Quote of the day:
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln
Jokes of the day:
When you have a bladder infection, urine trouble.
Two SQL tables sit at the bar. A query approaches and asks “Can I join you?”
Top 10 news of the day:
Anniversary: Dragon Quest V Is 30 Years Old Today
The best Dragon Quest? — One of the Super Famicom’s most-celebrated RPGs turns 30 today in Japan. Dragon Quest V: Hand of …
One of the Super Famicom’s most-celebrated RPGs turns 30 today in Japan. Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride was the series’ first game on the 16-bit console, and even today, Dragon Quest V is fondly remembered, despite the game not receiving … [3358 chars]
Modern Warfare 2 campaign leak has players worried over fan-favorite character’s fate
Details about Modern Warfare 2’s campaign missions have reportedly leaked, and fans are already worried about a fan-favorite character.
Dataminers have been sifting through Modern Warfare 2’s game files and claim to have discovered the name and locations of campaign missions, and one, in particular, has fans worried over a key character’s fate. Modern Warfare 2’s beta is over, and th… [2373 chars]
Xbox Reveals a New ‘Mineral Camo’ Wireless Controller
Microsoft has unveiled a new Mineral Camo Special Edition Xbox wireless controller, featuring a camouflage pattern of ocean tones encompassing different shades of blue and purple.
Microsoft has unveiled a new Mineral Camo Special Edition Xbox wireless controller, featuring a camouflage pattern of ocean tones encompassing different shades of blue and purple. It’s available to order now at several retailers (see it at Amazon). T… [1821 chars]
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X and Ryzen 5 7600X review: welcome to the future
Digital Foundry tests the AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D — an innovative new design that adds a stacked cache to the potent, efficient Ryzen 5800X to great results.
AMD’s Ryzen 7000 processors are here, with a new 5nm process node and AM5 socket unlocking higher clock frequencies, greater power usage and in turn better performance. The four new CPUs releasing on September 27th also include a new 6nm I/O die, int… [7035 chars]
Tunic Review (Switch eShop)
Surprisingly, the fox isn’t saving a princess from a pig-man
Subscribe to Nintendo Life on The opening moments of Tunic fooled us into thinking we were in for a derivative Zelda-like adventure. A diminutive fox-like character wearing a green tunic reminiscent of a certain hero wakes up on a beach. From an isom… [4753 chars]
Microsoft reveals new Mineral Camo Special Edition Xbox controller
There is now another camo controller to add to your Xbox collection. Following the release of the Night Ops Camo, Arcti…
There is now another camo controller to add to your Xbox collection. Following the release of the Night Ops Camo, Arctic Camo, and Daystrike Camo controllers, this Mineral Camo Xbox controller comes in a “bold mineral blue, bright purple, aqua, and d… [1263 chars]
Penko Park Review (Switch eShop)
“We’re going to make a fortune with this place”
There has never been a better time to be a Pokémon Snap fan than during the Switch era. From the excellent New Pokémon Snap delivering a sequel over 20 years in the making to the long-awaited rerelease of the original Pokémon Snap on the Nintendo Swi… [2630 chars]
Our favourite indie games from EGX 2022
Our collective highlights from the EGX 2022 showfloor and our favourite indie game demos..
The RPS squad has once again made the trek to London for EGX 2022. There was plenty to see at this year’s show and, as always, we ran some of our own booths. The first was the Steam Deck Zone filled with thirty of Valve’s handhelds full of games for … [10175 chars]
Ubisoft boss draws fire for comments on “friction” in game development
Yves Guillemot, boss and co-founder of Ubisoft, has raised eyebrows for his comments on the need for “a little friction…
Yves Guillemot, boss and co-founder of Ubisoft, has raised eyebrows for his comments on the need for “a little friction” in game development. Discussing his company’s troubles with harassment and workplace toxicity, as highlighted by a number of empl… [2424 chars]
Don’t expect the Nioh games to be released on Xbox
It looks like Team Ninja’s Nioh games won’t be heading to Xbox anytime soon. Both Nioh games were originally released o…
It looks like Team Ninja’s Nioh games won’t be heading to Xbox anytime soon. Both Nioh games were originally released on PS4 and PC, but never on Microsoft’s console. Speaking to VGC, Nioh director Fumihiko Yasuda downplayed any possibility of the ga… [2159 chars]