August 17, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

Avalanche Studios, the team behind the Just Cause series, was apparently working on an Iron Man game for multiple years before Marvel and Disney pulled the plug on the project.In an interview with MinnMax, Avalanche Studios co-founder Christofer Sundberg said the game “was in development for a couple of years” before it was ultimately canceled around 2012. It would have been an open world game where Sundberg said you’d be able to “take off and just fly anywhere.” Sundberg also mentioned the abilitry to punch enemies through walls with Iron Man’s repulsor gloves.In this clip from MinnMax’s interview, Avalanche Studios…

August 17, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo was working on an adaptive controller that could also be used on PlayStation and Xbox.In an interview with Inverse, former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime says that Nintendo was part of an initiative across the gaming industry to create a platform-agnostic controller. The company used Xbox’s Adaptive Controller as a “jumping-off point.”Fils-Aime explains, “Imagine an adaptive controller that you could play with your latest Xbox, PlayStation, or Nintendo platform. That’s what we were working on three years ago.” He retired back in 2019 and isn’t sure whether the project is still underway at Nintendo, but hopes that it…

August 17, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

A retailer leak has revealed the title and new details for the upcoming Tales from the Borderlands sequel. With the Deluxe Edition currently listed on Amazon, the Tales from the Borderlands sequel is simply titled New Tales from the Borderlands, and the listing says the game will release on October 21, 2022. Multiple twitter accounts posted links to the leaked title earlier today, along with box art for the title. Many of these tweets have since been deleted, but you can still see the box art by clicking on the Amazon link.There are also new details about the story, with…

August 17, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed, the upcoming four versus one game from Friday the 13th and Predator: Hunting Grounds developer IllFonic, will be released on October 18.Preorders are also now live for all versions of Spirits Unleashed – PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC via the Epic Games Store. Illfonic has teased that further information is coming next week at Gamescom. Preordering digitally will grant players advance access to Slimer, a custom Particle Thrower and Proton Pack, and special clothing colourways.“The reaction from fans of Ghostbusters has blown us away,” said Charles Brungardt, CEO of IllFonic. “Putting…

August 17, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

Fortnite’s latest update added Dragon Ball’s Kamehameha, and it’s absolutely everywhere. Goku’s signature finishing move has been added to Fortnite along with plenty of other Dragon Ball goodies, including the Nimbus Cloud and a load of incredible, cel-shaded skins.But honestly, the Kamehameha is all anyone cares about… and for good reason.BRO FINISHING SOMEONE WITH A TEAM KAMEHAMEHA WITH VENOM, BLANKA, SPIDERMAN & JOHN WICK IS PEAK GAMING pic.twitter.com/wpjuLSmICs— GamesCage – Hype Guy (@OnTheDownLoTho) August 17, 2022 Nope, you weren’t seeing things – that’s an entire squad unloading FOUR Kamehamehas onto their poor, unsuspecting victim to clinch the win in spectacular…

August 17, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

Activision has been accused of plagiarism for the second time this month after adding a skin to Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone that looks similar to a character from an ex-Infinity Ward director’s new game.As reported by Metro, Call of Duty’s new Doomsayer skin has been likened to a character design from Deadrop, the upcoming game from Dr Disrespect’s (otherwise known as Guy Beahm) studio Midnight Society.Robert Bowling, a co-founder alongside Beahm and the former director of Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward, uses the character as his Twitter profile picture and posted about the new skin: “At least…

August 17, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

Dead by Daylight developers Behaviour Interactive gave us an extended look at what they’re cooking up next, and it couldn’t be anymore different. Meet Your Maker is set in a sort-of rustpunk post-apocalypse where the last survivors of the human race shoot and slice each other to get their hands on the most precious resource imaginable: pure genetic material. The setting is maybe the most mundane thing about this game though. Design-wise, it hopes to blend two seemingly incongruent genres to make a truly unique online experience.Meet Your Maker is really two sub-games in one: a base-builder and speedy dungeon…

August 17, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

We often get into vigorous debates about what the “best game of all time” is, but what about the worst game of all time? For decades, that honor has popularly belonged to E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, a 1982 game for the Atari 2600 based on the movie of the same name. It was panned at the time for its plot, visuals, and gameplay, and its commercial and quality failures hurt Atari’s brand reputation, and this along with overproduction of this cartridge and others at least partially contributed to a Atari’s decline and a major, multi-year video game industry crash beginning in…

August 17, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

Activision is releasing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s single-player campaign more than a week early to those who digitally preorder the game.Announced on the Call of Duty website, the promotion offers unrestricted access to Modern Warfare 2’s campaign from October 20, well ahead of the official October 28 release date.The early access is available through any digital preoder of the game, meaning on PS4 and PS5 through the PlayStation Store, on Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S through the Microsoft Store, and on PC through either Steam or Battle.net.Preordering also grants PlayStation users access to two different beta weekends…