August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

BEYOND! This week on IGN’s PlayStation show Beyond, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined at first by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Brendan Graeber to discuss Brendan’s We Happy Few review, how the early comparisons to BioShock don’t necessarily hold up, and the joys and downers of Compulsion Games’ latest. Later, the crew is joined by Cassidee Moser to discuss her review of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead: The Final Season Episode 1, as well as whether the age of episodic gaming is over. The crew also answers your questions, and tries to do that while eating spicy cookies…it does not…

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

According to an article on Forbes that is now taken down, Diablo III will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch, with exclusive content, sometime later this year. Spotted by members of the Nintendo Switch subreddit, Blizzard’s action-RPG will be launching in 2018 as the “Eternal Collection” and will include the Reaper of Souls and Rise of Necromancer expansions and will retail for $59.99 USD. Diablo III’s debut on the Nintendo Switch will also be packed with exclusive in-game Nintendo items which, according to the article, are “the Legend of Ganondorf cosmetic armor set, Tri-Force portrait frame, Chicken pet, and Echoes…

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

For the first time ever, Capcom held an official, standalone Monster Hunter tournament stateside on July 28, 2018 in San Francisco. At stake was a trip to Japan to represent the US in a worldwide championship, and when the dust settled Social Dissonance walked away with the honor. But the journey was as much a part of the story as the destination, and we talked to some of the USA Championship finalists about why a certain weapon was so popular, how they prepared, and how other players can get better at this notoriously challenging game.  Watch the video for a…

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Sony has announced a limited edition PS4 celebrating a huge milestone, making for yet another in a line of special edition consoles this generation. In honor of the console and its reveal, IGN has taken a look back at many of the special edition PS4’s, PS4 Slims, and PS4 Pros. Take a dive into the history of the special consoles in the gallery below. A couple caveats — we opted not to include many of the special edition consoles that were offered in extremely limited supply (ie, a special PS4 Pro of which only one or a dozen were made)….

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A new Spider-Man gameplay trailer is debuting exclusively on IGN, and it centers on the open-world New York City that Spider-Man calls home. The trailer, called Just the Facts: Marvel’s New York, consists of Spider-Man swinging, spinning, and swan-diving through the upcoming game’s open-world while a radio show hosted by J. Jonah Jameson plays in the background. In it, Jameson smack-talks everyone’s favorite web-slinger while Peter Parker calls on the show to defend his alter ego. Some major landmarks are shown off in the trailer, both fictional and real. The video gives us a closer look at the Sanctum Sanctorum, the…

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Nintendo Switch is getting a brand new bundle this September, coming exclusively to Walmart. Announced by Nintendo, the bundle comes with full game download codes for Mario Tennis Aces and 1-2-Switch, though it more prominently features Aces on its packaging. The bundle will run for $360 US when it hits Walmart shelves (and presumably Walmart’s website) on September 5. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Shadow of the Tomb Raider IGN First continues with an in-depth look at how the studio behind the game, Eidos Montreal, looks to evolve the series. With this final entry in her origin story, Lara goes on a darker journey as she has to navigate what it means for her to be the Tomb Raider, and the team tells us just what that means. The behind the scenes video feature above has no spoilers for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, so please watch worry-free! IGN’s month-long coverage of Shadow of the Tomb Raider kicked off with the First 15 Minutes…

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

When asked if EA was still thinking about one day returning to making baseball video games, EA Sports Executive Vice President Cam Weber simply says “the answer is yes.” “I would love to have a baseball game in our portfolio,” Weber says. “It’s something that once again, every couple years, we take a look and we talk about and theorize about what it might look like to get back into something like baseball.” In this month’s IGN Unfiltered (see the full interview above), Weber sat down to discuss his career journey, from The Simpsons: Road Rage to managing the world’s largest…