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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 16/08/2022
Quote of the day:
Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. John D. Rockefeller
Jokes of the day:
Never take advice from electrons. They are always negative.
A guy walks into a bar and asks for 1.4 root beers. The bartender says “I’ll have to charge you extra, that’s a root beer float”. The guy says “In that case, better make it a double.”
Top 10 news of the day:
New dev working with Unreal Engine 5 — Some seriously impressive sleuthing on ResetEra suggests Sony has signed English de…
Some seriously impressive sleuthing on ResetEra suggests Sony has signed English developer Ballistic Moon to create a PS5 exclusive. The Farnborough-based firm, founded in 2019, claims on its Linked In page that it’s working with a “world-leading pub… [2094 chars]
Code in Spider-Man suggests it’s coming — As it currently stands, Sony’s expanding list of PC games are not integrated w…
As it currently stands, Sony’s expanding list of PC games are not integrated with the PlayStation Network. However, with the platform holder planning a bevy of live service games — many of which will likely end up on PC — it stands to reason that the… [1194 chars]
Microids has released the first gameplay of the XIII remaster’s remaster as it attempts to right the wrongs of the original’s disastrous launch.
Microids has released the first gameplay of the XIII remaster’s remaster as it attempts to right the wrongs of the original’s disastrous launch. Three minutes of the SPADS Military Base sequence was released (below) giving fans a proper look (and lis… [1047 chars]
Matt, the legendary sportsman from Wii Sports, is now available to compete against in Nintendo Switch Sports. But you’ll need a special code to do it. Here’s a brief history on the meme, and how to face him
Nintendo announced the end of fair play in Nintendo Switch Sports on Friday when the company revealed that legendary Wii Sports competitor Matt is now available for players to challenge. As far as Nintendo has revealed, Matt is a possible opponent in… [1258 chars]
Two Point Campus takes second — Horizon Forbidden West has recorded its second week in a row at the top of the physical UK…
Horizon Forbidden West has recorded its second week in a row at the top of the physical UK sales chart, meaning it has spent three of the last four weeks in the region’s prime slot. Interestingly, the PS5, PS4 sequel actually sold 35 per cent better … [1022 chars]
Currently, Google has deeply discounted both the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro at not only the Google Store, but across other retailers like Amazon, Best Buy and Target as well.
As we hit the midway point of August, Google’s fall hardware event is beginning to feel that much more tangible. While we don’t have an official date just yet, leaks point to October 6th as the pre-order date for the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, giving u… [2617 chars]
While we wait for Goat Simulator 3, why not enjoy the trailer for Squirrel with a Gun, or try out Wanted Raccoon and The Greatest Penguin Heist of All Time?
If there’s anything that games have taught us over the past decade, it’s that people want to play as animals. More specifically, we want to play as annoying little critters and get away with all sorts of things that real human life does not look kind… [3069 chars]
https://youtu.be/nA1UNJirOTI In the heart of Akihabara, Tokyo’s legendary “Electric Town,” nestled inside the famous Radio Kaikan commercial building, you’ll find a tiny booth absolutely packed with with switches, resistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, and — immersed in it all — a man. His name is Koichi, and he has been a celebrated part of Tokyo maker culture since 1979. Taking…
In the heart of Akihabara, Tokyo’s legendary “Electric Town,” nestled inside the famous Radio Kaikan commercial building, you’ll find a tiny booth absolutely packed with with switches, resistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, and — immersed in it al… [766 chars]
Hacker Sick Codes has managed to get a modded version of id Software’s classic FPS Doom running on a jailbroken John Deere tractor display.
The greatest legacy left by humanity for alien archaeologists to find in the aeons to come will be millions of random devices running id Software’s pioneering FPS Doom. The latest such piece of kit is the display from a John Deere tractor, jailbroken… [1809 chars]
Ready ’n’ waitin’
Arkane’s Deathloop hit PS5 and PC last September, and was one of the best-reviewed games of 2021. The deal for its PlayStation console exclusivity was struck before Xbox acquired the game’s publisher, Bethesda, but that exclusive window is about to c… [930 chars]