July 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The land of Ooo has flooded and out there be pirates. It’s up to Finn and Jake to find out how things got so whack and bust up a few dinguses while they’re at it. Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion attempts to mix the world and humor of the Cartoon Network series with a competent but simple turn-based RPG, but never manages to be all that great at either. The charm of the TV show is never fully realised and the action is a bit too basic to offer any real depth. Younger fans will probably find this an…

July 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

How well can a game that looks like it came from the SNES era sell in 2018? Well, it’s been less than a week since the release of Octopath Traveler and even Square Enix didn’t know how wildly popular it would become. Physical copies have already sold out in most stores around the world, and in the UK it’s currently ranking third on the national sales charts. It’s not very often that a JRPG makes a dent on the national sales charts and reaches mainstream success. The last game to do so was highly modernized Persona 5 on PS4, which…

July 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Bazooka-toting good old boy Hurk is the funniest character in Far Cry 5, and the Lost On Mars expansion is basically a 10-hour comedy showcase for his hillbilly humor set to some forgettable alien blasting. While Far Cry is usually known for open worlds with a lot of gameplay systems that mix and swirl together to create spontaneous insanity, the barren wasteland of Mars doesn’t provide opportunity for much of anything interesting to happen. But hey, there are some pretty good Star Wars prequel jokes. While Far Cry 5 tells a story that – at its heart – is pretty serious, we’re…

July 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Ahead of Spyro’s San Diego Comic-Con 2018 showing, IGN has an exclusive look at gameplay from the Ripto’s Rage remake featured in the Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Check out the video above for a full five-minute playthrough of the “Colossus” level from Ripto’s Rage. The playthrough includes the level’s opening cutscene, the reimagined take on the classic score, and a look at how the monks of the level are dealing with their yeti issues. The level offers one of our first looks at the updates being made to Ripto’s Rage for the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, following another level’s debut via the…

July 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Bethesda has opened up social media accounts for their upcoming sci-fi game Starfield on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Bethesda announced the accounts on Twitter, plugging the game’s official website as well. All that exists on any of the accounts is the initial reveal teaser of the game shown off at E3, though with these accounts going up, new content could be following. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A Sea of Thieves player captured a once in a lifetime moment straight of a pirate nightmare. Reddit user ClawofChaos was sailing with his crew when the unthinkable happened… his crew was attacked by the Megalodon AND the Kraken at the same time. While it’s not unusual to find yourself wrapped up in the slimy embrace of the Kraken, or hunted by the angry mega shark on the Sea of Thieves, the coordinated sea-monster Blitzkrieg is incredibly rare. But it gets weirder. Turns out the two monsters don’t have much love for one another either. In the above clip, there’s…

July 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Update No. 2: Wrecking Ball will be live for all players in Overwatch on July 24. Blizzard confirmed the new Tank character will be coming to all modes on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. For more on the character, read our impressions of playing as Wrecking Ball. Update: Overwatch’s 28th hero, the tank character Wrecking Ball, is now live on the PTR. Here are Wrecking Ball’s abilities, according to Blizzard: Quad Cannons: Wrecking Ball fires machine guns Adaptive Shield: Grants Wrecking Ball a number of temporary shields based on the number of enemies nearby Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

2018 has been a good year for Pokemon Go so far. While the overall player base is down compared to its massive launch, Niantic’s AR hit is still thriving two years later, with an estimated $1.8 billion in revenue and $70 million last month alone according to analysts. This weekend, Niantic held its second annual Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago, overcoming last year’s connectivity issues and instead highlighting the game’s biggest strength: its community. With new features coming every few months and near-weekly in-game events, Pokemon Go has hit its stride in the wake of its second birthday, and it…

July 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Sea of Thieves owners on both Xbox One and PC will get a free content update called Cursed Sails on July 31, Microsoft announced today. Cursed Sails includes a new Skeleton Ship AI enemy and the Brigantine Ship which is designed for crews of three players. Additionally, the update will let players form alliances with each other to help take on bigger challenges resulting in greater rewards. Microsoft says Cursed Sails will be Sea of Thieves’ biggest update yet. A limited-time campaign will deliver the new content, which will then be permanently available to all players, regardless of whether or not…