The Sky Belongs to No One

Full disclosure: I’m playing No Man’s Sky for the first time. I know all about the backlash over how when it was released it was a supposed train wreck. What I’m playing now is the Atlas Rising update, a version of the game that better resembles what was initially advertised. I’m also playing it while reading Death’s End, the third book in the Remembrance of Earth’s Past trilogy, and watching reruns of Star Trek Voyager. I am in exploring outer space mode. I am deep in the desolation and isolation of space. Stardate 45040.3 (Or Am I in the Wrong

PlayStation Firmware 4.0 Beta Available

With less than a few hours to go, Sony is set to release v4.0 firmware as a beta preview for PlayStation 4 owners, which includes a significant UI refresh. Pop-up notifications, new system icons and backgrounds, and a handful of other tweaks comes along with the new dashboard. The Quick Menu system has also been overhauled. It also won’t cover the whole screen any more, which was never very convenient. Hitting the Share button is less of a time-suck and has support for clips 140 seconds versus the previous 10 seconds. V4.0 is significant upgrade that emphasizes more on Trophies