May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo has filed another trademark in Japan fueling further speculation that an N64 mini console might be on its way. Spotted by Japanese Nintendo, the trademark application is listed to cover purposes including video game program, controller, joystick, and download-capable electronic game program. There are also several mentions regarding downloadable software and more specifically software for phones, so it also could be hinting at more Nintendo mobile games to be released in the future. Of course, with the N64 trademark mention, this has led to many fans speculating Nintendo is indeed looking at making a Nintendo 64 Classic mini-console. Of course, Nintendo…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

EA has confirmed some extra details about Battlefield V, including microtransactions and lootboxes, as well as more information about its reveal trailer. An EA representative confirmed to IGN following the reveal of Battlefield V that the action seen in the trailer was “all in-engine footage and representative of things you can do in the game.” EA also confirmed to IGN that the game will not feature lootboxes. and that the items available for purchase in-game are cosmetic only. “What you can purchase are vanity items directly and through grind and premium currency,” a representative for EA told IGN. “You cannot pay for…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Two months’ worth of leaks ruined most of the surprise, but as promised EA and DICE officially revealed Battlefield V today. As expected, the series is returning to World War II, coming full circle to where Battlefield 1942 started over 15 years ago.I suspect this homecoming would feel more groundbreaking were it not for Call of Duty: WWII last year. That said, I’ve been anticipating Battlefield’s take on World War II, seeing what Frostbite could do with it—and now we’ve seen a bit.Take a look at the initial reveal trailer: Due for release on October 19, Battlefield V is bringing…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

50v50 is one of Fortnite’s most popular limited-time modes and fans are asking to have it to stay as a permanent mode. Limited-time modes in Fortnite last about one to two weeks, leaving players worried that the recent return of the 50v50 mode will be leaving in the next few days. Community posts on Reddit and the official Fortnite Forums include fans clamoring for the mode to stay and are consistently some of the most popular posts over the last few days. According to fans, 50v50 allows for both casual and active playstyles, as opposed to the more calculated and intense nature…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

RuneScape Classic, the legacy servers for the original version of RuneScape released in 2001, is shutting down. According to a blog post from the development team, the Classic servers were becoming too vulnerable to third party macro programs and bots, which they see as a serious problem for community safety. “For many years we’ve left all of the content from the original game available to play,” the post reads, but that they have not been able to fully support Classic for years now. It continues by saying the dev team feels “that we can no longer offer long term service…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s that time of year again: E3 2018 is just on the horizon. From June 9-14, we’ll be covering the biggest games and hardware announcements of 2018 and beyond. While you can check out our continually-updated Games of E3 List, we’re now going to start diving deeper. Every day leading up to the show, we’ll be highlight the stuff we want to see and play at E3 2018. Today’s game: BLOODBORNE 2. When Did We Last See Bloodborne 2? So technically Bloodborne 2 doesn’t exist. But we’re using it as sort of a catch-all term for whatever the hell From Software is working on,…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

All this month we’ve been bringing you an in-depth look at Jurassic World Evolution. We’ve announced islands, revealed the sandbox mode and shown you how they make their T.Rex in a mini-documentary that legit should win an Academy Award (if you ask us). Now here’s a huge 20 minutes of gameplay on the previously unseen Isla Muerta where you’ll have to deal with lots of heavy rain, which sometimes escalate to storms that can seriously damage your park. It all takes place at sunrise too which is a nice cheery contrast to the island’s not so cheery name. Continue reading…Powered…