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Quote of the day:

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. Indira Gandhi

Jokes of the day:

To the guy who invented zero… thanks for nothing.

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Top 10 news of the day:

Xbox Tokyo Game Show 2022: How to Watch Microsoft’s Stream

Tokyo Game Show is back, and Xbox will kick things off tomorrow, bright and early. Here’s how to watch live or later!

It’s safe to say 2022 has been a solid year for gamers when it comes to exciting events and conventions, from Gamescom to Summer Game Fest and everything in-between from Summer of Gaming. If you haven’t heard yet, event “season” is still not over — To… [3145 chars]

Here’s everything shown during tonight’s ID@Xbox showcase

’Tis the week of showcases, it seems, and following Nintendo and Sony’s efforts last night, Microsoft has taken its own…

’Tis the week of showcases, it seems, and following Nintendo and Sony’s efforts last night, Microsoft has taken its own turn today with another one of its predominantly indie-focused ID@Xbox digital showcase events. And if you missed its typically me… [8113 chars]

This Undertale-Inspired Timeloop RPG Will Have You Live-Die-Repeating A Lot

‘In Stars and Time’ comes to Switch next year — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5Io1fqLdhI Waking up with each day feelin…

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on Waking up with each day feeling the same may have been a standard part of Pandemic living, but it is the driving force behind In Stars and Time, a new timeloop RPG coming to Switch in 2023. You will play as Siffrin, a he… [2246 chars]

What Was Your Favourite PS5, PS4 Game Shown at Sony’s Latest State of Play?

A strong list to choose from — Another quality State of Play, another poll to find out what featured games tickled your fa…

Another quality State of Play, another poll to find out what featured games tickled your fancy. Before we even begin, we think we know which title will monopolise the votes (it begins with God of War and ends with Ragnarok), but hey, there was still … [644 chars]

Atlus Wants to Sell You Another Persona 5 Royal Collector’s Edition, This Time on PS5

1 More time — It was inevitable, wasn’t it? As soon as Persona 5 Royal was announced for PS5, and then it was confirmed th…

It was inevitable, wasn’t it? As soon as Persona 5 Royal was announced for PS5, and then it was confirmed that there would be no free upgrade or upgrade path for those who already own the game on PS4, we all knew that Atlus would wheel out a new coll… [505 chars]

Spider-Gwen confirmed for Fortnite’s gloop season

A series of teasers for Fortnite’s next season has confirmed the arrival of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’s animate…

A series of teasers for Fortnite’s next season has confirmed the arrival of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’s animated heroine Spider-Gwen. This latest Marvel character to join Fortnite is one of four new skins teased today via a series of promotio… [1300 chars]

The Sims 4 base game is going permanently free starting in October

Eight years after its initial launch, EA’s is making its enormously popular life sim The Sims 4 permanently free-to-pla…

Eight years after its initial launch, EA’s is making its enormously popular life sim The Sims 4 permanently free-to-play, beginning Tuesday, 18th October. From that point onward, The Sims 4’s base game (which is currently priced at £17.99/£19.99 USD)… [1384 chars]

Soul Hackers 2 — Zero Punctuation

This week in Zero Punctuation, Yahtzee reviews Soul Hackers 2, the friendship-based Atlus Shin Megami Tensei RPG that is not Persona 5.

This week in Zero Punctuation, Yahtzee reviews Soul Hackers 2. For more major games Yahtz has reviewed lately, check out The Mortuary Assistant, Saints Row, Fashion Police Squad, Cult of the Lamb, Stray, No Man’s Sky (in 2022), and Elden Ring. Want t… [7761 chars]

Sony’s Struck State of Play Gold Not Once, But Twice in a Row

Two for two — So much for lowering our expectations, eh? Sony’s latest State of Play — broadcast on the 13th September, …

So much for lowering our expectations, eh? Sony’s latest State of Play — broadcast on the 13th September, just to be clear — was another near perfectly paced and packed showcase. Sony itself had framed the event as a kind of lead-up to Tokyo Game Sho… [3138 chars]

Shaking face and pink heart are among the new emojis coming to your phone over the next year

The Unicode Consortium have today approved a set of 31 new emojis that include a shaking face and pink heart. Support for the emojis will be rolled out on different platforms over the next few months.

Emoji fans rejoice — the pink heart is finally being added to the smartphone keyboard! This is one of the 31 brand new emoji that have just been approved by The Unicode Consortium, the body for standardising characters in the world’s writing systems…. [5249 chars]

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