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Past articles by Jack:

You can now buy a Donald Trump toilet brush as a perfect election day treat

Know anyone who's birthday coincides with the US election? Fear not, we have the perfect gift: a Trump toilet brush! These handmade and wonderfully accurate reconstructions of Trump come in handy, making your bathroom smell and look great again. The 45th president of the United States is positioned at the end of the handle, sporting a little blue suit, red tie and an uncanny → Read More

Best gaming deals for Amazon Prime Day: Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One offers

It's an epic time for gamers everywhere with the release of new consoles from Xbox and Playstation as well as the eagerly anticipated unveiling of FIFA 21 - but we have got some news that may well just blow all these event → Read More

HyperX Cloud Stinger wireless gaming headset review – excellent audio let down by the microphone

As far as an affordable gaming headset goes, you're going to be impressed by HyperX's Wireless Cloud Stinger Core. From its sleek design to the wonderful audio fidelity it delivers, you might wonder if its £75 price tag is, in fact, too low for what you're getting. → Read More

Best Amazon Prime Day gaming deals: PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch offers

It's an epic time for gamers everywhere with the release of new consoles from Xbox and Playstation as well as the eagerly anticipated unveiling of FIFA 21 - but we have got some news that may well just blow all these event → Read More

Genshin Impact has earned over $100 million in two weeks despite being a free game

Free-to-play RPG Genshin Impact has made over $100 million in less than two weeks after launching, reportedly covering its development costs and then some. You might've heard about this new open-world game, which launched on PC, mobile and PS4, simply because of a supposed similarity to Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but there's more to it than that. → Read More

Sony's PlayStation 5 Teardown video has given us a look at all the PS5's powerful harware

Sony has finally answered a lot of burning questions about the PS5 console in a Teardown video, revealing all the hardware going into the new system. The video, which is a seven-minute deep-dive into the inner workings of the console has given us more information about the powerful next-gen console. We've now been given full information about the PS5's fan, disc drive, → Read More

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands pre-expansion patch notes are live

Despite the delay to World of Warcraft's next huge expansion pack, there are a lot of changes coming to the game before the full release of Shadowlands. This pre-expansion patch is set to arrive in WoW on Tuesday, October 13, with a lot of tweaks to make the overall experience fresh for veteran players and more accessible to new ones. → Read More

Super Mario Sunshine fan recreates Delfino Plaza in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater

Have you ever wanted to explore Delfino Plaza on a skateboard? If your answer is a resounding 'yes' then this fan-made Super Mario Sunshine map in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater is for you. For those who played Super Mario Sunshine on the GameCube, there's no denying that Delfino Plaza is one of the best hub areas in video game - and it turns out it doubles up as an excellent skate park, too. → Read More

The PlayStation trophy system is changing

With the PS5 fast approaching, Sony is changing up how Trophies, your in-game achievements, will work. But don't worry, you won't lose any accolades you've already achieved - especially those coveted Platinum trophies. The current system, which has been used for the PS4 console, sees you progress from level 1 to 100. → Read More

Fall Guys Season 2: start time, new maps, cosmetics and more

Fall Guy: Ultimate Knockout, the summer hit which took the world by storm has just launched its second season of content. This take on a battle royale has become something of a monster in the world of gaming with its sugary-sweet presentation and infuriatingly fun gameplay capturing the hearts of everyone. Back in August, the game launched on PC through Steam and for free on → Read More

Instagram will automatically hide negative comments in bid to stop bullying and harassment

If you've ever felt compelled to scroll through the comments section of an Instagram post, chances are you've seen something unsavoury written there. A new feature for Instagram is in the works with the express aim of cracking down on bullying and harassment on the social media app by automatically hiding negative messages. → Read More

Google launches Art Filters that transform your face into famous portraits

Remember Art Selfies? Well, Google has just outdone itself... Google has released new augmented reality filters to its Arts and Culture app. These new selfie filters are all themed around famous pieces of art, by artists such as Van Gogh to Frida Kahlo. There are also filters based on historical items like ancient Egyptian necklaces. Starting today, you can use "Art Filter" in → Read More

iPhone 12 event: everything you need to know about new Apple phone release

Apple has set a date for the reveal of the iPhone 12, shortly following Google's Pixel 5 announcement. The tech giant already held its annual September product launch event, which gave us a look at the new Apple Watch 6, iOS 14 and more. → Read More

Japan's Super Nintendo World theme park area to open its doors in spring 2021

Nintendo's first-ever theme park area – Super Nintendo World – will officially open in Osaka, Japan next year. Part of Universal Studios Japan, Super Nintendo World was set to open before the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo, but due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, both the theme park launch and the Games were postponed. It is now set to open in spring 2021. → Read More

How to watch Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity and Pikmin 3 Deluxe Nintendo Treehouse: Live

Nintendo is holding a special Treehouse: Live event today which will be focused on Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity and Pikmin 3 Deluxe. Updating fans on Twitter, Nintendo said: "Pikmin 3 Deluxe deep dive and a new stage and gameplay details for Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity". → Read More

How to get the old Instagram app logo on your phone

Instagram is a whole ten years old (yup, we feel ancient, too), and to celebrate this milestone event, the tech company is allowing users to revert back to the OG app logo on their phones. Since launching a decade ago, Instagram has undergone a huge transformation; the social media platform has gone from a simple photo sharing site to one of the biggest cultural phenomenons in the world. → Read More

Japanese YouTubers got a hands-on preview of the new PS5

The PS5 is still over a month away from being released, but some prominent YouTubers in Japan have been given an early preview of the console. One content creator, Pocky Sweets, got his hands on Sony's upcoming console and shared a video showing off some new gameplay, and, more importantly, the sheer size of this behemoth console. → Read More

Ghost of Tsushima is getting its Legends co-op mode and more very soon

Ghost of Tsushima is getting a huge update next week which will bring in the free co-op mode Legends. as well as a host of changes to the single-player story. Update version 1.1 will be released on October 16 and will launch Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, the brand-new multiplayer mode for the game. Legends will be completely removed from the single-player story mode, opting for → Read More

The coveted Animal Crossing limited-edition Nintendo Switch is back in stock

The limited-edition Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console is finally available after months of stock shortages. This coveted console, which comes with a beautiful illustration of Tom Nook and his nephews Timmy and Tommy on the base, is available on Amazon to buy once again. It should be noted that this listing on Amazon isn't being fulfilled by the official Nintendo Store, → Read More

Baldur's Gate 3 comes out today – here's everything you need to know

Baldur's Gate 3 will be releasing into Early Access later today and it will be available on Mac as well. Developer Larian Studios shared the news on Monday this week that the game would also be coming out on Mac systems, which was something of a surprise. Since BG3 will be released via Steam Early Access, we won't be getting the full game when it launches later today. → Read More