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Quote of the day:

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison

Jokes of the day:

When do doctors get angry? When they run out of patients.

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Top 10 news of the day:

Here’s your chance to wear one of Randy Pitchford’s shirts

Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford is auctioning off his selection of “loud shirts” to support “a developer scholarship”. A tw…

Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford is auctioning off his selection of “loud shirts” to support “a developer scholarship”. A tweet posted by the official Gearbox account links to a week-long auction which currently features 47 lots. At the time of writing, a… [1673 chars]

Some Diablo Immortal players who used third-party Eternal Orbs resellers now can’t play the game

Diablo Immortal players who purchased Eternal Orbs via third-party sellers with real money have had their purchases rev…

Diablo Immortal players who purchased Eternal Orbs via third-party sellers with real money have had their purchases revoked, leaving them with in-game debts. As one of the key currencies in the game, Eternal Orbs are crucial to progression, and are b… [1679 chars]

Striking Distance Studios’ CEO posts, then deletes, a tweet thought by some to promote crunch culture

Striking Distance Studios’ founder Glen Schofield has deleted a tweet deemed by some to have promoted “crunch” culture …

Striking Distance Studios’ founder Glen Schofield has deleted a tweet deemed by some to have promoted “crunch” culture in games development. In a tweet posted earlier today, Schofield — whose team is currently working on the upcoming sci-fi horror, T… [2029 chars]

Forget Marvel, The Perfect Capcom Crossover Is Simpler Than You Think

Ryu from Streets needs new challengers — Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their op…

Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and random stuff they’ve been chewing over. Today, Scott saves Capcom a lot of money and bother with a crossover suggestion everyone can get behind…. [5451 chars]

The Last of Us PS5’s Pricey Firefly Edition Shipping in Shocking Condition

Authentic to the apocalypse, at least — Sony has committed a cardinal sin with its PlayStation Direct exclusive The Last o…

Sony has committed a cardinal sin with its PlayStation Direct exclusive The Last of Us: Part I Firefly Edition — it’s not invested in good enough packaging. Anyone purchasing the $100 limited edition is doing so for collection purposes — some pre-ord… [1375 chars]

To Fold or Not to Fold: Should You Buy the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4?

Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4 is now available, but instead of doing a traditional phone review, we’ll be looking at its pros and cons in terms of…

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is now available. It might be an iterative update over the Z Fold 3, but Samsung’s latest device has been hailed as the best foldable released to date. The handheld is, of course, very expensive, and those who’ve never used a fold… [14284 chars]

Urgent warning for BILLIONS of WhatsApp users — make sure you are not caught out

WHATSAPP users have been warned that some will be banned from the messaging app from October.A new media report has announced WhatsApp will prevent us

WHATSAPP users have been warned that some will be banned from the messaging app from October. A new media report has announced WhatsApp will prevent users who carry an older iPhone device from using the platform next month. 1 WhatsApp will require us… [1308 chars]

Two Point Campus is two weeks old and already has a million players

University sim Two Point Campus has clocked up one million players in just a fortnight. Publisher Sega said its “bags o…

University sim Two Point Campus has clocked up one million players in just a fortnight. Publisher Sega said its “bags of charm and tongue-in-cheek comedy” means the hit management sim has “surpassed the milestone even faster than its much-loved prede… [1906 chars]

Ubisoft Will Now Close Online Services For Three Wii U Titles In October

Shut down was originally planned for this month — Back in July, Ubisoft announced it would be shutting down multiple onlin…

Back in July, Ubisoft announced it would be shutting down multiple online services for a selection of its older games on 1st September. This included the Wii U versions of Assassin’s Creed 3, Rayman Legends and ZombiU. Well, we’re now past that date … [1926 chars]

Apple plots to conquer one of the smartphone’s final frontiers

The technology behemoth is rumoured to be launching mobile satellite connectivity

Eric Dowek, marketing director at chip design company AccelerComm, says: “People have tried this before. The bankruptcy of Iridium proves it is more challenging than most people anticipate. The satellites are a lot further away, and the quality of th… [3822 chars]

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