I’ve been playing a lot of The Sims 4 recently. There was a huge sale on Origin, so I bought about 75 percent of the expansions and various other DLC, and though I started fairly tamely (I made myself! And then my housemate!) it didn’t take long until I was double-fisting mods and cheats into my hungry mouth.
by Andrew Orr, The Mac Observer
Inspired by mortician Caitlin Doughty (Whose books are great by the way) A Mortician’s Tale is an informative, honest, and sometimes humorous look at the current state of and the future of the western death industry. Take on the role of recent funeral direction graduate Charlie as she learns the ropes of the business and industry. Prepare the bodies of the deceased (via embalming or cremation), attend their funerals and listen to their loved ones’ stories, and interact with Charlie’s coworkers, clients, and bosses. You’ll be working in the Rose and Daughters Funeral Home by preparing eight different bodies using realistic tools and procedures.
“Groundhog Day: Like Father, Like Son,” drops players into a reoccurring day in the life of Phil Connors Jr., the son of the eventually affable Phil Connors and Rita Hanson from the 1993 film. As with the movie, the game has the player stuck in a single day, trapped in Connors’ home in Punxsutawney until the son, like the father did before him, learns the value of friends and family.
The PS5 is expected to be released in 2020 as a counter-punch to Microsoft’s Xbox 2, but beyond that, precious little else has been revealed about the next-gen Sony system and its specs – until now.
That’s because respected chip leaker @TUM_APISAK (H/T) took to Twitter to share details of the APU they claim will power the PlayStation 5 – and it’s a next-gen AMD chip currently codenamed ‘Gonzalo’.
News of the room’s existence on Fallout 76 servers started leaking out publicly last week, with videos showing an area filled with boxes containing every legitimate item in the game, as well as a few cosmetics and weapons that have yet to be officially released (and a curious human-like NPC named “Wooby.”) Details of the apparent teleport hack being used to access the room in the PC version of the game were harder to come by without lurking in private Discord channels and hacking forums, though.
Fanboys and pundits breathlessly promote the foolish and counterproductive idea of a console war every time a new console generation arrives on the scene. Competition in the console space is generally a good thing for everyone. It drives competitors to innovate in ways that benefit players and increase sales. Selling consoles is not a zero-sum game. More than one platform can succeed and the more that do, the more opportunities players have to play the games they love. The Switch didn’t go to war, it entered the competition and players reaped the benefits.