April 6, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Final Fantasy is one of the longest-running video game franchises of all-time, with the original game releasing for the Famicom on December 18, 1987, and coming to the NES in May of 1990. With over 30 years of rich history, there’s plenty to celebrate. So, hop on your Chocobo and let’s explore Final Fantasy by the numbers. [widget path=”global/article/imagegallery” parameters=”albumSlug=infographic-content-final-fantasy&captions=true”] Final Fantasy as a franchise has sold over 144 million units across 54 entries in the series, grossing over $11.7 billion. Although there are only 15 mainline entries in the series, there are a number of spinoffs and sequels that…

April 6, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Resident Evil 3 is a remake of the 1999 game of the same title and while there’s plenty that will be familiar for fans of the original, this remake features plenty of new things for new and returning players to discover. It also has plenty of puzzles to solve, weapons to discover, key items to find, and zombies to kill. Solve each puzzle and discover each item’s location with ease with IGN’s Resident Evil 3 Wiki Guide. Below, you’ll find a walkthrough, tips, how-to guides for some questions you might have, things the game doesn’t tell you, key item locations,…

April 6, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Xbox has announced it will be presenting the first Inside Xbox of 2020 tomorrow, April 7, at 2pm PT/5pm ET/9pm GMT, with a focus on Grounded, Gears Tactics, Sea of Thieves, Xbox Game Pass, and more. Announced on Xbox Wire, this Inside Xbox will run approximately 40 minutes, and a live, first-look at the single-player experience in Grounded will be broadcast immediately following the show. While it is mentioned we can “expect surprises from our ID@Xbox team and more,” it is also clearly stated that there will be no new details regarding Xbox Series X. [ignvideo url=”https://www.ign.com/videos/2020/03/27/gears-tactics-preview-its-xcom-meets-gears-of-war-and-were-here-for-it”] However, director of…

April 6, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Saints Row 3, the hit 2011 open-world crime/comedy action-adventure, is being remastered for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It will be released on May 22 under the name Saints Row: The Third Remastered. Check out the trailer above, which shows some side-by-side comparisons between the original version and the remaster. Saints Row 3 is arguably the most beloved in the long-running crime-and-mayhem franchise, in which you, as the head of the Third Street Saints gang in Stilwater, have built an empire. Naturally, there are challengers to the Saints’ throne, and chaos ensues. You’ll jump out of airplanes, ride in…

April 6, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

In the debate over which Saints Row game is the best, Saints Row 2 or Saints Row: The Third, it’s clear where developer Volition and publisher THQ stand: they’ve chosen the third entry in the open-world comedic crime sandbox to get the remaster treatment. I for one, am with them on that: Saints Row 3 pushed the series further out into self-aware absurdity while still keeping one foot firmly planted in reality – something that’s been lost in the franchise since then. And I’m all for bringing this 2011 game up to current-gen standards, but unfortunately the framerate will be…

April 6, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

The developer and publisher for Cooking Mama: Cookstar have moved to quash speculation that the game allows for background cryptocurrency mining when running on Switch. Last week, IGN reported on the confusing release and provenance of the new Cooking Mama game, which has seen the digital version pulled from Nintendo eShop, while making its way to select stores as a boxed game. Subsequently, a tweet including a supposed screenshot from Discord chat about the game began circulating. That screenshot alleged that, while running, the game is “Usiing your system to mine Crypto Currency and potentially handig your personal info as well [sp]”….

April 6, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo has reduced the number of “some eggs” players will find in Animal Crossing: New Horizon’s Bunny Day event – seemingly responding to public outcry about how many freaking eggs there are right now. The news was revealed in a set of patch notes from Nintendo, which detailed changes coming to the game as part of Version 1.1.4. “During the Easter event, the appearance rate of some eggs has been adjusted until April 11, 2020,” the patch notes read. Below, it mentions that the rate of eggs will increase again on April 12th to commemorate Easter Sunday. It’s not immediately clear…