Did you see what happened today?

Quote of the day:

Earn your confidence, nurture it, then help to build it in others. Alex Malley

Jokes of the day:

When you have a bladder infection, urine trouble.

Relationship Status: just tried to reach for my dog’s paw and he pulled it away so I pretended I was reaching for the remote.

Top 10 news of the day:

Microsoft claims it ‘simply wouldn’t be profitable’ to make Call of Duty Xbox exclusive

The Xbox firm reiterates it intends to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation beyond its Activision acquisition…

Microsoft has reiterated its claim that it doesn’t have plans to make Call of Duty an Xbox exclusive should it successfully acquire Activision Blizzard. In a document sent to Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) discussing the … [4487 chars]

Elden Ring on Xbox Game Pass Was a Bug, Microsoft Says

Nope, Elden Ring, GTA V, and Soul Hackers 2 aren’t on Xbox Game Pass and Cloud Gaming.

Nope, Elden Ring definitely isn’t on Xbox Game Pass. Microsoft has confirmed that, while some users saw Elden Ring appear on Xbox Cloud Gaming as part of Xbox Game Pass, it was just a bug that has now been fixed. “If you’ve seen Elden Ring and other … [2029 chars]

Xbox has accused Sony of paying developers Game Pass ‘block fees’

The company claims Sony is trying to “inhibit growth” of its subscription service…

Microsoft has claimed that Sony pays developers for “blocking rights” in return for them agreeing not to put their content on its Xbox Game Pass subscription service. As part of a document sent to Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense … [2701 chars]

District 9 Director’s New Game Will Be Anchored By an NFT Platform Called ‘GunZ’

Gunzilla’s multiplayer AAA battle royale multiplayer shooter game supported by director Neill Blomkamp will include NFTs, but the studio says that it will be completely optional.

Gunzilla’s upcoming multiplayer battle royale shooter title, Off The Grid (OTG), will incorporate an NFT platform called GunZ. GunZ will utilize blockchain technology for in-game item trading, where players can buy new in-game items from other player… [1871 chars]

Has Nintendo Done Enough To Justify Splatoon 3’s Existence?

Let’s break down the latest Direct — Over the past few months, there’s definitely been a growing concern amongst fans that…

Over the past few months, there’s definitely been a growing concern amongst fans that Splatoon 3 might not be able to justify its own existence. Regardless of your opinion on them, live service games like Fortnite and Apex Legends have proven that it… [8043 chars]

Sony Ceases to Share Shipment Updates for PS4

After 117.2 million units sold — Sony is no longer providing shipment updates for the PS4, its previous console. While the…

Sony is no longer providing shipment updates for the PS4, its previous console. While the system remains very relevant in terms of software support, and the platform holder did commit to manufacturing more, Niko Partners analyst Daniel Ahmad noted th… [1075 chars]

PS Plus August 2022 Lineup Adds Yakuza, Bugsnax

Sony’s games-on-demand service will get Bugsnax and three Yakuza games next week

Following a ballyhooed June relaunch, Sony’s PS Plus membership now comes with access to a games-on-demand library (well, if you pay for either of the two pricier tiers). Like Microsoft’s competing Xbox Game Pass service, PS Plus is starting to see a… [1841 chars]

Microsoft says Elden Ring, GTA5 Xbox cloud listings due to “bug”

Xbox cloud streaming options advertised for Elden Ring and Grand Theft Auto 5 were a “bug”, Microsoft has told Eurogame…

Xbox cloud streaming options advertised for Elden Ring and Grand Theft Auto 5 were a “bug”, Microsoft has told Eurogamer. Last night, fans spotted games such as Soul Hackers 2, GTA5 and Elden Ring were listed with an option to play via cloud streamin… [1159 chars]

Five Whatsapp groups you secretly wish you could leave

These little digi-huddles have become a locked mansion full of different dinner parties you cannot escape without causing a scene

WhatsApp, the messaging service owned by Mark Zuckerberg’s company Meta, has just announced wide-ranging changes to its privacy features. Users can now hide whether they are online or not, and stop people taking screenshots of time-limited messages –… [1747 chars]

Video: Is Spider-Man Remastered At Its Best on PC?

Crawling the walls — Swinging through the streets of New York at tremendous speeds has never felt so good. Marvel’s pider-…

Swinging through the streets of New York at tremendous speeds has never felt so good. Marvel’s pider-Man Remastered, the PlayStation exclusive first launched on PS4 in 2018 then on PS5 in 2020, is now on the cusp of adding a third platform to conquer… [1178 chars]

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