Did you see what happened today?

Quote of the day:

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. Nelson Mandela

Jokes of the day:

It’s hard to explain puns to kleptomaniacs, because they take everything literally.

To whoever stole my copy of Microsoft Office, I will find you. You have my Word!

Top 10 news of the day:

Google Play system updates lose ‘Check for update’

With the latest Google Play system update for August 2022 detailed this week, Android owners are seeking out the “Check for update” button…

With the latest Google Play system update for August 2022 announced this week, Android owners are seeking out the “Check for update” button only to find that it no longer exists. This is happening for both Pixel and Samsung, though it’s not clear whe… [1777 chars]

Call of Duty: Warzone Has Announced Its Final Season

Call of Duty: Warzone has announced its final season, as the game is set to take on the release of the sequel.

By Jason Collins | As per our previous report, Activision Blizzard (ABK) plans to replace Call of Duty: Warzone with the game’s sequel, aptly named COD: Warzone 2, later this year. Unfortunately, ABK also announced that battle royale players wouldn’t… [2912 chars]

Random: We’ve Been Waiting Over Half A Decade For A “New” Mainline Zelda Game

It’s the “longest ever gap” between new entries — The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an amazing …

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an amazing game and we probably could keep playing it forever, but as you might recall, it’s now been well over five years since this latest entry in the series was released (and next March will mark six). Y… [2497 chars]

Every Pokémon Game Narrative, Ranked From Best To Worst

Relatable villains and rivals that experience character growth make for the best stories — Pokémon games aren’t going t…

Pokémon games aren’t going to win a Hugo Award anytime soon for their narratives, but that doesn’t mean our many myriad adventures forwent interesting story beats. From Kanto to Galar, quirky villainous teams have strived to dominate Pokémon and peop… [4007 chars]

Yakuza fans can pre-order this new Kazuma Kiryu statue now

We already know gaming merchandiser Numskull is busy building collectible figurines for a host of our favourite franchi…

We already know gaming merchandiser Numskull is busy building collectible figurines for a host of our favourite franchises, including Destiny, Silent Hill, and Resident Evil, but this week we discovered the next game character to get a replica will b… [1846 chars]

Yes, Black Myth: Wukong Continues to Look Utterly Sensational

Woah kong — Ah, good ol’ Black Myth: Wukong — the dreamy action adventure game from Chinese developer Game Science, wh…

Ah, good ol’ Black Myth: Wukong — the dreamy action adventure game from Chinese developer Game Science, which steps out of the shadows a couple of times a year and never fails to drop our jaws. While we’re sceptical of this title ever seeing the ligh… [1164 chars]

Borderlands’ Moxxi’s blended scotch whiskey is back in stock

Good news for Borderlands fans who like a tipple — Moxxi’s Finest whiskey is back in stock. Developed in conjunction wi…

Good news for Borderlands fans who like a tipple — Moxxi’s Finest whiskey is back in stock. Developed in conjunction with Ballatine’s, Moxxi’s Finest is Moxxi’s “very own exclusive bottle of whiskey”. “Like most things in life”, the re-released Balla… [2395 chars]

Nintendo has worked on a platform-agnostic and adaptive controller, according to Reggie Fils-Aimé

In a recent interview with Inverse, Nintendo of America’s former president, Reggie Fils-Aimé shared details about a project from the house of Mario that we…

In a recent interview with Inverse , Nintendo of America’s former president, Reggie Fils-Aimé shared details about a project from the house of Mario that we have yet to see materialise: a platform-agnostic, adaptive controller. In the interview, Fils… [1207 chars]

Can this bike light really get you seen by a driver 5 times faster? Plus more top tech from Rapha, Mio, Mywhoosh, Dynaplug + more

Can this bike light really get a cyclist seen more than 5 times sooner? Find out in our round-up of all the top tech in the world of cycling this week, including cool stuff from Rapha, Mio, Mywhoosh, Dynaplug, Mous and more.

This week we have loads of cool (and debatably cool) cycling accessories on show, new clothing releases from Rapha and Stolen Goat and some free-to-use training software that’s got its sights set on upsetting Zwift’s market dominance. Let’s kick off … [6495 chars]

A developer is banned from its game’s own Steam forum for flaming other users

A developer has been banned from its game’s own Steam forum after repeatedly violating the platform’s discussion rules …

A developer has been banned from its game’s own Steam forum after repeatedly violating the platform’s discussion rules and guidelines. Developer Dolphin Barn Incorporated — which caught our eye when it slipped anti-mask rhetoric into its patch notes … [1794 chars]

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