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Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody’s heart. Anthony J D’Angelo

Jokes of the day:

Why don’t skeletons ever go trick or treating? Because they have nobody to go with.

The glass is neither half-full nor half-empty, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.

Top 10 news of the day:

Assassin’s Creed Mirage May Be Rated Adults Only Due to Real Gambling

Probably a mix-up, but evidence is mounting — Ubisoft’s anticipated action adventure Assassin’s Creed throwback, Assas…

Ubisoft’s anticipated action adventure Assassin’s Creed throwback, Assassin’s Creed Mirage, could be rated an unprecedented Adults Only by the ESRB, due to the inclusion of “real gambling”. The US ratings board classifies this as “betting or wagering… [1442 chars]

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 2022 review: Leaving Left 4 Dead’s shadow

Four years after its release, the Left 4 Dead-inspired Warhammer: Vermintide 2 has set itself apart from the pack with strong melee combat, great DLC, a compelling loot system, and a thriving player base.

In the world of cooperative action games, Left 4 Dead and its sequel loom large. Numerous games have chased the success of Valve’s zombie horde shooter, but the majority have stumbled, either failing to capture the spirit, or worse, cleaving too clos… [8138 chars]

Here’s our first look at The Division Heartland’s gameplay

As part of last night’s Ubisoft Forward presentation, Ubisoft has revealed the first gameplay trailer for its upcoming …

As part of last night’s Ubisoft Forward presentation, Ubisoft has revealed the first gameplay trailer for its upcoming The Division game, The Division Heartland. A standalone, free-to-play addition to the The Division series, Heartland is a survival-… [1942 chars]

Ubisoft+ is available to try for 30 days for free

Ubisoft wants you to try its subscription service, Ubisoft+, for free on PC from now until 10th October. As just one of…

Ubisoft wants you to try its subscription service, Ubisoft+, for free on PC from now until 10th October. As just one of the many announcements to have come out of last night’s Ubisoft Forward, Ubisoft is offering players the chance to “play your favo… [1743 chars]

Stalker 2 dev insists the game has not been delayed again despite Xbox pre-order refunds

Stalker 2: Heart of Chornobyl developer GSC Game World has refuted claims that its game has been further delayed after …

Stalker 2: Heart of Chornobyl developer GSC Game World has refuted claims that its game has been further delayed after Xbox began issuing refunds for pre-orders. Earlier this week, those who pre-ordered Stalker 2 began receiving messages informing th… [1082 chars]

Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.6: the Xbox Series S 60fps upgrade tested

Digital Foundry tests the Xbox Series S 60fps mode on Cyberpunk 2077 — and analyses lag improvements with the PS5/Series X RT mode.

It’s been six months since the release of Cyberpunk 2077’s 1.5 update — the milestone patch that finally added native support for current generation consoles. CD Projekt RED has not been idle though, the new 1.6 ‘Edgerunners’ update arrived last week… [5160 chars]

Inside nuclear double-decker BIG BIRD supersonic 1,150mph airliner that can carry 500 people & is bigger than Boeing 747

LOOKING more like a spaceship than an airliner — this massive plane could be the future of travel as it is powered to supersonic speeds with a miniatu

LOOKING more like a spaceship than an airliner — this massive plane could be the future of travel as it is powered to supersonic speeds with a miniature nuclear reactor at its core. The concept aircraft is known as the HSP Magnavem — Latin for “Big B… [5353 chars]

How to clean your phone without damaging it: Professional cleaner shares the three products she uses

Professional cleaner Kacie Stephens, who heads The Big Clean Co in Melbourne, dubbed phones as a ‘little bacteria box’ that should be cleaned daily.

A professional cleaner has revealed the three products she uses to clean her phone screen and speakers to banish unwanted bacteria. Kacie Stephens, who heads The Big Clean Co in Melbourne, dubbed phones as a ‘little bacteria box’ that should be clean… [2475 chars]

Two Castlevania Characters Join The Fight In Brawlhalla Next Month

Simon Belmont and Alucard are ready for battle — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhxTjdrQxJ4 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate mi…

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate might have wrapped up its development cycle, but there are still a number of other brawlers on the Nintendo Switch receiving regular updates. One of them happens to be the Ubisoft title Brawlha… [828 chars]

The iPhone 14 won’t have a SIM tray in the US

The new iPhones only support eSIMs. On major carriers, that’s not an issue, but smaller resellers and international carriers are left out for now.

The new iPhone 14 lineup will ship without physical SIM trays — but only in the US. They’ll be able to use two eSIMs at once (and store more than that), but is the lack of a physical tray a big deal? And is it user-hostile and stupid? First, a refres… [3710 chars]

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