July 23, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

NEO: The World Ends With You is set to release July 27 for Nintendo Switch and PS4. It will also arrive on PC via the Epic Games Store at some point this summer. You can preorder the game now–and it’s even on sale for $49.94 at GameStop.A sequel to the Nintendo DS original from 2007, this new installment stars a new cast of high schoolers who run amok in Shibuya and are forced to compete in the “Reapers’ Game.” Sounds spooky. Read on for more preorder info.Preorder NEO: The World Ends With You[ignvideo url=”https://www.ign.com/videos/2020/11/23/neo-the-world-ends-with-you-official-announcement-trailer”]PS4Get it at GameStop – $49.94Get it…

July 14, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

Warning: Full spoilers follow for Loki Season 1.[poilib element=”accentDivider”]Loki Season 1 did what its predecessors WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier avoided, serving up the big reveal that comics fans had basically been expecting — and that the show had been hinting at throughout its six episodes: Jonathan Majors made his MCU debut as classic Marvel time-traveling villain Kang the Conqueror, or at least a Variant of the character known as He Who Remains.The series also ended this first season by shattering the “Sacred Timeline,” which sets up the upcoming events of Spider-Man: No Way Home, Doctor Strange…

July 8, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

Marvel Studios’ Black Widow movie is finally here. And with it comes the Taskmaster, a classic Marvel villain who is finally joining the MCU to face off against Scarlett Johansson’s Natasha Romanov in the film.But just who is Taskmaster, and what makes him capable of going toe-to-toe with one of the greatest super-spies in the Marvel Universe? Read on to learn more about this dangerous yet tragic mercenary villain.Who Is Taskmaster?Taskmaster is widely feared as one of the most dangerous mercenaries in the Marvel Universe. That’s because his photographic reflexes allow him to mimic the fighting style of anyone he…

June 29, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

Now that Netflix’s The Witcher has arrived, this wild world of wonder and weirdness is being introduced to a whole new audience. However, executive producer and showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich’s adaptation of this beloved fantasy world isn’t tied to the massively successful Witcher game franchise developed by CD Projekt Red and which established its significance in the zeitgeist. Instead, the Netflix show is based on the books by author Andrzej Sapkowski. And maybe, just maybe, fans of the show are interested in giving the books a try as well now. Well, let us help you with that!Sapkowski has published eight…

June 12, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

Halo Infinite remains to be on the top of gamers’ minds despite all the reworks and delays the game has gone through. While Xbox and developer 343 Industries have released trailers and gameplay footage of Master Chief’s next adventure, there’s still quite a bit of mystery around Halo Infinite. For one thing, the final look of the game is still up in the air and we still know little to nothing about the story. We’re sure to hear more soon though as the game is the centerpiece of the upcoming Microsoft and Bethesda Showcase at E3 2021.When is the Halo…

June 4, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade is coming to PS5 on June 10. It includes an upgraded version of the original game, plus a new episode featuring Yuffie. The PlayStation 5 game is now available for preorder (see it on Amazon), but the rollout is bit complicated. It comes in a few different editions, and owners of the PS4 version get some stuff for free. Let’s dig into the details.Preorder Final Fantasy VII Remake IntergradeGet it at Amazon – $69.99Get it at Best Buy – $69.99Get it at GameStop – $69.99Get it at Newegg – $69.99Get it at Walmart – $69.99Get…

May 28, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s an exciting time for fans of Nintendo hardware, as a New Nintendo Switch announcement appears imminent. The upgraded Switch will reportedly be released as early as September, but for now we’re taking a look at the best Switch games you can play on your current hardware. If Switch has proven anything, it’s that a console is truly defined by what you can play on it, and with such a vast library of excellent games, choosing only 25 has proven to be difficult.This list was assembled by the entire IGN content team — including our resident Nintendo experts, the NVC podcast crew…

May 23, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

Rainbow Six Siege will now remove persistent dead bodies from PvP, with developers saying that the drop in realism will help competitive integrity. Ubisoft announced the change today, which will see dead bodies in PvP matches disappear after just a few seconds, being replaced with a translucent icon representing which operator died in that location. [ignvideo url=”https://www.ign.com/videos/rainbow-six-siege-apocalypse-event-trailer”] Game designer Sébastien François explained the problem that led to the change: “The issue now with [in-game corpses] is that they won’t be replicated the same way for all the players [in a match]. So, sometimes, line of sight will be available to…