Pokémon Center’s Very Big, Very Round Spheal Plushie Is Now Available In America

Update [Tue 27th Sep, 2022 12:45 BST]: Folks, it’s official — the big ol’ Spheal plush which was previously exclusive to Japan is now available in America! The company revealed via the official @Pokemon Twitter that the much-admired Spheal plushie can now be purchased on the Pokémon Center US store for a whopping $449.99 – … Read more

Mahsa Amini death: Iran restricts internet as protest deaths mount

CNN  —  Iranian authorities say they will restrict internet access in the country until calm is restored to the streets, as protests over the death of a young woman in the custody of the morality police rock the Islamic Republic. Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest since the death last week … Read more

Nintendo’s Huge ‘Blockbuster’ Sale Ends This Weekend, Up To 85% Off Switch Games And DLC (North America)

Image: Nintendo Life Update: As a quick reminder, Nintendo of America’s huge sale is coming to an end this Sunday, 25th September. If you want to take advantage of the sale, make sure to top up your account with our discounted eShop credit (details below), and buy any games that catch your eye by then! … Read more

Nintendo Download: 22nd September (North America)

Image: Finji The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it’s bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop – Highlights Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm … Read more

White House jokes about suspending ‘special relationship’ label after Liz Truss visit

It was a phrase coined by Sir Winston Churchill and has been used by successive British prime ministers over the intervening decades to describe the UK’s strong bond with America. But after a suggestion that Liz Truss is not overly keen on the term, the White House has offered to suspend use of the “special … Read more

I can declassify anything just by thinking about it

Presidents do have the authority to declassify information, but this typically follows a process to ensure there are no associated security risks. Former officials in the Trump administration have scoffed at the notion that the Republican leader could have issued a blanket order. Bill Barr, Mr Trump’s former attorney general, has previously said the suggestion … Read more

Video game actors are worried about AI tech taking over their jobs

Self-service checkouts, lights-out manufacturing, self-driving cars, and wars raged by robotic drones – automation is coming for everyone’s jobs eventually, and our capitalist systems aren’t equipped to carry us through it. As I type this, teams are working on machine-learning AI that can write simple news articles with perfect grammar and without rambling introductions. They … Read more

A trade deal with America would not benefit Britain

It may have been a bit of a freak number, distorted by measurement problems, but in the first quarter of this year, the current account deficit reportedly swelled to a record 7.1 percent of GDP, the sort of number associated with failing nations in the eurozone sovereign debt crisis a decade ago. A free floating … Read more

Radiant Silvergun Is Hopefully Coming Back To North American Switch eShop Soon

Update [Mon 19th Sep, 2022 09:20]: Publisher Live Wire has shared an update on the disappearance of Radiant Silvergun from the North American eShop. The company states that the game was removed from digital shop fronts because “the product’s rating has changed” which is similar to what happened with Mushihimesama last year. Live Wire has … Read more

Nintendo Download: 15th September (North America)

Image: Devolver Digital The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it’s bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop – Highlights VARIOUS DAYLIFE (SQUARE … Read more