CEO ‘Extremely sorry’ to shut down PS5’s worst game

CEO ‘Extremely sorry’ to shut down PS5’s worst game

Picture: Platinum Games / Square Enix Fall of Babylon is one of the worst games of the year and a massive warning to anyone preparing to make or buy an always online live service game. Despite bold plans for seasonal content and continued updates, publisher Square Enix announced the action RPG last month would be … Read more

Take-Two Ditches Outriders developer’s latest action adventure

Take-Two Ditches Outriders developer’s latest action adventure

Screenshot: People can fly Developer People Can Fly has just received another blow of bad news. After learning that earlier this year the studio didn’t see a penny of profit Outriders during 2021, it has now been revealed that Rockstar and 2K Games’ parent company Take-Two have made it clear that they intend to abandon … Read more

Square Enix shuts down the worst PS5 game of the year

Square Enix shuts down the worst PS5 game of the year

Picture: Square Enix / Platinum games Today, publisher Square Enix and developer Platinum Games finally did what everyone had predicted from the start: they announced Fall of Babylon be closed within the first year. While I’m hardly surprised, it’s still unfortunate. People paid $60 for this game just half a year ago, and less than … Read more

Block’s earnings beat estimates, but stock falls. Here’s why.

Block’s earnings beat estimates, but stock falls.  Here’s why.

Text size Jack Dorsey co-founded Block and remains its chairman, but is no longer CEO. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Block said Thursday that Bitcoin revenue at its Cash App unit fell 34% in the second quarter, but the fintech co-founded by Jack Dorsey still managed to beat Wall Street estimates by 2 cents. In aftermarket trading, … Read more

Londoners were told to avoid Trafalgar Square while firefighters tackled large pub fires

Londoners were told to avoid Trafalgar Square while firefighters tackled large pub fires

12 July 2022, 19:44 | Updated: July 12, 2022, 9:32 p.m. A fire has broken out in a pub on Trafalgar Square. Photo: London Fire Brigade People are being asked to avoid Trafalgar Square as firefighters tackle a flame in a pub on iconic central London Square. Twenty fire trucks and about 125 firefighters were … Read more

Apple Tap to pay iPhone feature already used by employees

Apple Tap to pay iPhone feature already used by employees

Picture: Apple One benefit of working on Apple’s giant spaceship campus, it seems, is the ability to try new features before we just mortals get a peek. Press to pay, a function Apple unveiled in February that turns your iPhone into a digital payment terminal is already being tested by company employees prior to the … Read more

Apple Tap to pay iPhone feature already used by employees

Apple Tap to pay iPhone feature already used by employees

Picture: Apple One benefit of working on Apple’s giant spaceship campus, it seems, is the ability to try new features before we just mortals get a peek. Press to pay, a function Apple unveiled in February that turns your iPhone into a digital payment terminal is already being tested by company employees prior to the … Read more

Largest US pension buyers bought AMC, AMD and block shares. It sold Netflix.

Largest US pension buyers bought AMC, AMD and block shares.  It sold Netflix.

Text size An AMC cash office. Jeenah Moon / Bloomberg The largest public pension in America filled a high-profile meme stock and technology stocks and cut down on a streaming giant before the stocks went on their latest dive. California’s government employee pension system bought more shares in the movie theater chain AMC Entertainment Holdings … Read more