September 26, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

Though once the talk amongst FPS fans, Halo’s popularity over the years has wavered even amongst the most dedicated fans. From its inception, it helped push the FPS genre forward on home consoles and was often considered one of the gold standards for an FPS on consoles. We’ve seen numerous sequels, prequels, and spin-offs; while some were successful, others were not. Even the most recent release, Halo Infinite, has drawn lots of criticism for its handling of the multiplayer mode and the lack of split-screen, Forge, and online co-op game modes, some of which are still not available nine months…

September 26, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

I’ve called games ambitious before, but please believe me when I say that Terra Invicta is one of the wildest, strangest, and biggest ideas I’ve ever seen a single development team try to take on. All at once it’s a grand strategy-scale geopolitics simulator, an alien-invasion battler, and a hard sci-fi solar system industrialization simulator with integrated real-time newtonian-physics-driven fleet combat. But while I got sucked into its world, that fresh mix of ideas suffers from some very conventional strategy game failures in its interface, accessibility, and balance.One part of Terra Invicta is an engaging simulation of a world where…

September 26, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

Netflix has announced that it will be creating an internal game development studio in Helsinki, Finland. The studio will be led by Marko Lastikka, Zynga’s vice president, as its director.“This is another step in our vision to build a world-class games studio that will bring a variety of delightful and deeply engaging original games — with no ads and no in-app purchases — to our hundreds of millions of members around the world,” Netflix says in a statement on its website.Netflix explains that Helsinki has some of the best game development talent in the world, and this will be the…

September 26, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

BlazBlue series creator Toshimichi Mori has departed from Arc System Works after almost 20 years. He started working for the company in 2003.“I have something to report to all of the users. I, Toshimichi Mori, have left Arc System works, the company I worked at for many years,” Mori says on Twitter (translated by Gematsu). “I first joined Arc System works after working on Guilty Gear X as an employee of PicPac, and I cherish many of the experiences I have had during my 20 years there, whether it was working for various fighting game titles, developing my own title…

September 26, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

Nobody knows what the metaverse is. The term, which has become one of the most popular fundraising idioms deployed in boardrooms across the country, is notoriously enigmatic. Can the metaverse be defined as a social space where gamers hang out? A multiverse partitioned into distinct plots of land, governed by ruthless capital laws? Yet another extension of the questionable NFT gambit? Ask a million game developers, and you’ll likely get a million different answers. You could make the argument that we’ve already been living in the metaverse for decades – after all, I spent much of my youth ambling outside…

September 26, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

A hanging indent is required for your works cited, references page, or bibliography when writing in MLA or APA format. You can create a hanging indent in Google Docs in just a few simple steps. Create a hanging indent with the Formatting option One way to create a hanging indent in Google Docs is by using the formatting option in the header menu. To get started, highlight the text you want to create a hanging indent on by clicking and dragging your cursor over the text. Highlight text in Google Docs. Marshall Gunnell Next, click “Format” in the header menu….

September 26, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

A fan has just finished a colossal project inside Super Mario Maker 2 – spending seven years (across both Mario Maker games) creating an entire Mario game, which they’ve dubbed Super Mario Bros. 5.On Twitter (below), Metroid Mike 64 wrote, “I’ve finally finished creating my Super World in Mario Maker 2 and have unofficially named it Super Mario Bros 5. I’ve been working towards this moment since 2015, trying to create a classic Mario game that plays as if Nintendo created it themselves.”I’ve finally finished creating my Super World in Mario Maker 2 and have unofficially named it Super Mario…

September 26, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

If you’re the kind of PC owner who measures their peace of mind in frames per second, don’t be too quick to apply the latest update to Windows 11. The just-released Windows 11 2022 Update is causing a lot of bugs and performance issues, particularly in machines with Nvidia graphics cards. That’s according to a host of users on Reddit and other spots around the web. The complaints are now widespread enough that there’s definitely something behind them, even if it isn’t clear yet quite what it is. Update: Nvidia has formally addresses the Windows 11 2H22 issues with a…

September 26, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

AMD’s Ryzen 7000 processors are launching into a hostile environment—and through no fault of theirs. These CPUs, based on AMD’s new Zen 4 architecture, boast clock speeds over 5GHz, powerhouse multithreaded performance, and better power efficiency than the competition. The flagship Ryzen 9 7950X and its fellow launch chips (Ryzen 9 7900X, Ryzen 7 7700X, and Ryzen 5 7600X) also mark the dawn of the AM5 era. This new motherboard socket platform enables faster speeds across the board, not just for the processors themselves. Support for DDR5 memory and PCIe 5 mean PC builds with RAM, storage, and discrete graphics…

September 26, 2022 CuttingEdgeTech

Maybe it’s time we officially declare the PS5 available in the UK, because you can easily buy one at the moment if you really want to. GAME and ShopTo have now got the PS5 + FIFA 23 bundles available to preorder for £539.99, so go nuts if you want to pick it up.There’s also an incredible deal on Xbox controllers right now at Amazon, coming down to just £39.99 for both the black and the white versions of the gamepad. The colour variations are also down to just £43.99 (dropping from £64.99), which is an excellent discount. It’s not clear…