A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 27/09/2022
Quote of the day:
You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you. Dan Millman
Jokes of the day:
Two dyslexics walk into a bra.
I have a joke about Stack Overflow, but you would say it’s a duplicate.
Top 10 news of the day:
Modern Warfare 2 Raids gameplay explained
Modern Warfare 2 will deliver a new Raids experience to the Call of Duty franchise, so here’s what you need to know.
Here’s everything you need to know about Call of Duty’s new Raids experience that will be making its way to Modern Warfare 2. Call of Duty fans are set to be spoiled when it comes to Modern Warfare 2 gameplay variety. The new title will deliver the f… [2917 chars]
Why do we multitask while gaming?
Media multitasking where people consume at least two pieces of media at the same time has become the way many of us play video games. In this video we explore how this became a trend and what games are best for playing in the background.
Do you listen to podcasts, binge tv, or watch video game streams while playing video games? You are certainly not alone: Research shows that we spend hours of our day consuming media from multiple sources at the same time. It’s certainly easier now t… [1493 chars]
Five unusual Steam Deck accessories — which are the best?
Can’t find many good Steam Deck accessories> Neither could we, so we searched Etsy for a selection of strange, silly, sometimes even quite useful accessories.
A while back, I was wondering where all the Steam Deck accessories were. Valve themselves have the case covered, including a decent hard case with even the cheapest 64GB models, and it’s not difficult to pick up one of the best microSD cards for the … [1251 chars]
Battlefield 2042 update reworks map, adds vault weapons
Battlefield 2042 Season 2 continues today with the arrival of update 2.1, which most notably reworks the (appropriately…
Battlefield 2042 Season 2 continues today with the arrival of update 2.1, which most notably reworks the (appropriately named) map Renewal. DICE has taken the decision “to competely remove certain sections of the map” which it has decided broke the g… [1140 chars]
XIII Review (PS5)
Isn’t 13 supposed to be a lucky number?
Considering the XIII remake’s original launch was a disaster, it’s admirable that publisher Microids tried to fix things. Following the launch from developer PlayMagic, a new team, Tower Five, has been brought in to try and rework the release into so… [2054 chars]
DF Direct Weekly: RTX 4080 pricing — a big mistake or a sign of things to come?
Nvidia presents a stunning future for graphics — but RTX 4080 pricing dominates discussion.
The fallout from Nvidia’s RTX 4080/4090 reveal last week has been intense. We saw the reveal of the RTX 4090 — a phenomenal achievement in performance — backed by the debut of pioneering new technology like DLSS 3 frame generation, the remarkable RTX… [6551 chars]
Wild Hearts Is EA’s Feudal Japan Fantasy Game, Set to Be Revealed This Week
In partnership with Koei Tecmo — You know the “hunting game” that EA teased a couple of weeks back? Well, we’ve now got a …
You know the “hunting game” that EA teased a couple of weeks back? Well, we’ve now got a name. The project, which has been made possible through a partnership with Koei Tecmo and Dynasty Warriors developer Omega Force, is titled Wild Hearts — and it’… [595 chars]
Final Fantasy 14’s Naoki Yoshida on creating the ultimate MMORPG
The recently added Patch 6.2 was arguably Final Fantasy 14’s most diverse update yet. Front and centre was the Island S…
The recently added Patch 6.2 was arguably Final Fantasy 14’s most diverse update yet. Front and centre was the Island Sanctuary: a farming life sim mode that offers a relaxing alternative to dungeon battling through duties and raids. That was on top … [5104 chars]
Xbox Controllers Have Just Gotten a Big Discount at Amazon
Xbox Controllers have just received a significant discount at Amazon, with $15 off the standard black and white gamepad, and $17 off all the color variations.
There’s an excellent deal on Xbox controllers at Amazon right now, with the gamepad coming down to just $44.99 for a limited time only (or £39.99 in the UK). That’s a significant $15 off the regular list price of $59.99. Currently, this deal applies … [1947 chars]
New Tales from the Borderlands — Gearbox on modernising a cult classic
When developer Telltale Games launched the first season of its acclaimed and enormously influential The Walking Dead ad…
When developer Telltale Games launched the first season of its acclaimed and enormously influential The Walking Dead adaptation in 2012, it hit upon a choice-driven narrative formula the studio would rigidly adhere to across every one of its titles u… [10660 chars]