Did you see what happened today?

Quote of the day:

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David Brinkley

Jokes of the day:

Which is the fastest growing city in the world? Dublin’

Have a great weekend! I hope your code behaves the same on Monday as it did on Friday.

Top 10 news of the day:

Quiz: Test Your PlayStation General Knowledge — Issue 15

It’s time to PlayStation — How much do you know about PlayStation and the gaming industry that surrounds it? If you fancy …

How much do you know about PlayStation and the gaming industry that surrounds it? If you fancy yourself a walking PlayStation encyclopaedia, then why not put your brain to the test with our PlayStation General Knowledge Quiz? This is Issue 15 of our … [400 chars]

Activision Blizzard’s mobile games make more money than console and PC sales combined

More than half of Activision Blizzard’s revenue came from mobile games in April — June (Q2) 2022. According to Activisi…

More than half of Activision Blizzard’s revenue came from mobile games in April — June (Q2) 2022. According to Activision Blizzard’s most recent financial report, the developer/publisher generated £535m from its PC and console sales in Q2 2022 — £275… [1409 chars]

Activision Blizzard makes more money from mobile games than PC and consoles combined

Nowadays, Activision Blizzard should really be called Activision Blizzard King. If you haven’t heard of King, you’d be forgiven. It’s the maker of Candy Crush, Farm Heroes,…

In brief: Activision Blizzard released its quarterly financial report last week, which paints a picture of a bleak future for the platform hierarchy. The troubled company’s revenue fell year on year thanks to plummeting PC and console sales, and now … [2026 chars]

GameStop NFT “creator” is suspended for selling NFTs of indie games they didn’t own

An NFT minter on GameStop’s newly launched NFT marketplace has been caught selling games they didn’t make and had no au…

An NFT minter on GameStop’s newly launched NFT marketplace has been caught selling games they didn’t make and had no authority to sell. As first reported by Ars Technica, the “interactive NFTs” of the NiFTy Arcade collection were being minted and sol… [2653 chars]

Amazon gives Alexa a new name

‘Ziggy’ can be enabled on Amazon speakers through the app or an Echo Show’s settings menu

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address SIGN UP I would like to be emailed … [1885 chars]

Game Pass Vs. The New PS Plus, The Comparison We Had To Make

Sony’s reimagined games-on-demand service shares a lot in common with Microsoft’s

Two months ago, Sony reimagined PS Plus, its longtime membership program for PlayStation owners. Now, it looks a whole lot like Microsoft’s Game Pass: For roughly the same amount of money, both offer access to a Netflix-style games-on-demand library…. [6916 chars]

It May Be Time for You to Buy an Arcade Cabinet

Marvel vs Capcom 2 returns — The time to buy an arcade cabinet is now, as Marvel vs Capcom is back. While many are still h…

The time to buy an arcade cabinet is now, as Marvel vs Capcom is back. While many are still holding out hope for a nice console collection of the classic fighting games, this mid-size Arcade1Up cabinet at least confirms there’s been some kind of move… [581 chars]

MSI GS77 Stealth review: don’t let the name fool you

MSI’s new GS77 Stealth, powered by Intel’s 12th Generation H-series processors, is a powerhouse. It promises better frame rates and better cooling than last year’s GS76. But that power comes at a cost — it’s gotten heavier, and the battery life is worse.

Don’t let the name fool you — there is nothing stealthy about this device. The MSI GS77 Stealth has long been the portable option among MSI’s gaming elite, and while that fact remained dubiously true with last year’s 5.4-pound GS76 Stealth, this year… [12335 chars]

What Are You Playing This Weekend? — Issue 438

Quinntessential — Anyone else feel like this week has lasted an eternity? It’s been a particularly slow and tedious seven …

Anyone else feel like this week has lasted an eternity? It’s been a particularly slow and tedious seven days for the video game industry, with the sector in a bit of a summer slumber right now. Still, Gamescom is right around the corner, so there’s l… [882 chars]

Can we really only be wowed by something once?

There’s something I keep thinking about lately. It’s this idea that we only have so much space in our minds for formati…

There’s something I keep thinking about lately. It’s this idea that we only have so much space in our minds for formative gaming experiences and it’s diminishing returns forever after. I was talking to a guy in a pub about it, who overheard a convers… [3638 chars]

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