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Quote of the day:

When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, you will be successful. Eric Thomas

Jokes of the day:

The web server reported a bad gateway error.

Algorithm: A word used by programmers when they don’t want to explain how their code works.

Top 10 news of the day:

Sims 4 responds following major bug in new update

The Sims 4 team says they are working on a solution as players report that their Sims are instantly auto-ageing following the release of the new update.

The Sims 4 has addressed a significant bug that numerous players are reporting following the release of the newest update. The latest base game update, which was launched for all players yesterday (July 26), introduced a number of new and exciting fe… [2138 chars]

Designing The Characters For Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Was Apparently ‘Hellish’

Monolith Soft devs spill the beans — Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is almost out and — according to a whole bunch of media outlet…

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is almost out and — according to a whole bunch of media outlets — is a pretty good game. We’re often guilty of not sufficiently appreciating the work that goes into creating such a massive title, so it’s always fun to get insig… [2709 chars]

Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Is Launching Co-Op, See The First Gameplay

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild finally has a co-op mode, but there likely will be some difficulties with it very soon.

By Jason Collins | The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was previously voted one of the best games in the history of gaming after it stunned the gaming world with its beautiful world, nice graphics, and a few hidden arrows in the sky. And while mo… [2793 chars]

Elden Ring, Monster Hunter, and the end of my affair with health bars

A look at fights both in Elden Ring and Monster Hunter Rise, and how removal of the health bar adds a new dimension to fights.

Think FromSoftware and your mind instantly flits to a skeleton doing a forward roll doesn’t it? Or an electrified goat that rolls. Or a bald man cackling as he kicks you down a hole. And, of course, the tricky boss fights with deformed dragons and Fe… [5435 chars]

MultiVersus Is the Biggest Fighting Game on the Planet Right Now

Total KO — Super Smash Bros inspired platforming fighting mash-up MultiVersus is blowing up — and rightly so. The game h…

Super Smash Bros inspired platforming fighting mash-up MultiVersus is blowing up — and rightly so. The game has absolutely roared towards the top of Steam’s most-played list following the launch of its open beta earlier this week, peaking at 144,456 … [848 chars]

Google Maps makes major update to cycling navigation

Features include warning of routes with heavy motor traffic and highlighting alternatives with better cycling infrastructure

Google Maps has made a major update to its cycling navigation capabilities, including which route options will see riders encounter heavy traffic, as well as highlighting ones where they will find greater provision of cycling infrastructure. Highligh… [1966 chars]

Valorant Pro Allegedly Lets Boyfriend Play In Women-Only Match

An anonymous Twitter account posted a detailed Google Doc accusing MarsArxa and Nate ‘Payen’ Lopez of cheating

On July 24, the mysterious Twitter account @nicekeybinds posted a comprehensive Google Doc accusing MarsArxa, a member of the all-women Valorant esports team Fallacy, and her boyfriend Nate ‘Payen’ Lopez of cheating. The incident occurred during a to… [2371 chars]

Dave Gilbert on branching out to gothic horror, and why voice-acting is his “favourite thing in the world”

Wadjet Eye’s Dave Gilbert talks about publishing and directing the voice acting for cool creepy horror game The Excavation Of Hob’s Barrow

When I sat down to talk to Wadjet Eye founder Dave Gilbert last week, he was in the middle of trying to sum up The Excavation Of Hob’s Barrow, a new point and click adventure from Cloak And Dagger Games that his studio will be publishing later this y… [7784 chars]

VRChat bans all mods, leaving disabled players and community feeling abandoned

VRChat bans all mods and adds Easy Anti-Cheat, removing accessibility mods added by community in the process.

Successful Steam social platform VRChat is in a state of disarray following a disruptive update that banned all mods, leaving the game unplayable for many who rely on modded accessibility features. The mod ban accompanies the integration of Easy Anti… [5410 chars]

PS Plus Essential PS5, PS4 Games for August 2022 Announced

Later, skater — Following yet another leak, the PS Plus Essential monthly games for August 2022 have now been officially u…

Following yet another leak, the PS Plus Essential monthly games for August 2022 have now been officially unveiled. It’s the usual three games spread across PS5 and PS4, and there’s something for everyone in this latest trio. August 2022’s PS Plus Ess… [1640 chars]

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