It’s all Unicode under the hood. There are plenty of languages whose alphabets are outside of the old 8-bit Code Page 850 character set that have a 280-character limit.
While Twitter increased the character limit in most languages, they kept the limit for Japanese, Chinese, and Korean at 140 characters because their syllabic and ideographic written languages already had “enough” space. So it looks like Nintendo hard-coded Japan’s limit into the Twitter share feature instead of… Read more
Formatted like a true Microsoft Word genius: Two spaces around a pipe character. Oops, forgot one before “Windows”.
It’s already a timed PS4 exclusive in Asia, none of the other multi-platform games announced at Microsoft’s 3rd party showcase provided any evidence of an exclusivity scheme, having a devkit months ago means nothing for the performance of the game right now, and arguing over which platform’s box is in front is some… Read more
When you read this as “setting expectations for the inevitable narrative-driven bashing of this coming Thursday’s Xbox showcase, regardless of evidence”, it makes a lot more sense.
I bought a 25' HDMI cable, a wireless keyboard and mouse, and a cheap and cheerful lap board because I’ve realized how much better my TV is than my primary monitor as a gaming display, so… yeah, I’m there.
So say we all. Fuck COVID-19.
And then there’s the Polestar 2.