April 21, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The lineup of games available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers in May 2018 has been revealed. The following titles we be available for download for Xbox Live Gold members next month: Super Mega Baseball 2 – May 1-31 (Xbox One) Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – May 16 to June 15 (Xbox One) Sega Vintage Collection: Streets of Rage – May 1-15 (Xbox One, Xbox 360) Vanquish – May 16-31 (Xbox One, Xbox 360) Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is a masterpiece and “a gameplay marvel, rewarding intelligence and creativity in a way few games do.” It’s…

April 20, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Weeelcooome to episode 404 of our weekly Nintendo show and podcast, Nintendo Voice Chat. This week, the NVC crew finally gets their hands on Nintendo Labo! As always, you can watch NVC here on IGN and on our YouTube channel (subscribe and hit that bell! It gives fairies wings!) or listen to it on your commute in audio format. If you enjoy the show, share it with other Nintendo fans, leave us a comment, and give us a thumbs up or leave us a review! If you prefer audio over video, please subscribe to NVC on iTunes or your podcast…

April 20, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Scavengers Studio’s battle royale game, Darwin Project, is going free-to-play on Steam beginning today, April 20. Darwin Project was released on Steam Early Access and Xbox One Game Preview in early March for $15 USD. However, according to Scavengers Studio, there weren’t enough players in certain regions to fill the servers. “We want the game to reach as many players as possible,” the studio said, “so we decided to release Darwin Project for free sooner than we anticipated.” The pricing change is currently reflected on Steam, though the Xbox One version is still listed at $15 USD. When asked whether…

April 20, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Ben Brode, game director for Blizzard’s wildly popular card game, Hearthstone, is leaving the company to start one of his own. Brode made the announcement in a post on the Blizzard forums, where he told fans “after 15 years at Blizzard and almost 10 years working on Hearthstone, I have made the incredibly difficult decision to embark on a new journey” before continuing, “man, that was a hard sentence to type.” Brode says he is leaving the massive game developer to help start a new company. “We’ll probably make games” Brode says, “but we haven’t figured anything else out, yet,” he…