July 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

To this day, Earthbound is a beloved classic that belongs in any “Best RPGs of all time” list – but without help from the late Nintendo President Satoru Iwata, it might have never been finished. Iwata-san, a book recently published in Japan by Earthbound creator Shigesato Itoi’s company Hobonichi, tells the story of Satoru Iwata’s life, mostly through his own words. While he passed away on July 11 in 2015, the book is a rearrangement of interviews with Iwata that were published on Itoi’s website Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shimbun. The book also includes new interviews with Shigeru Miyamoto and Shigesato…

July 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Bethesda has said that Wolfenstein: Youngblood will be available one day early to players purchasing the PC version of the game. The announcement came in a tweet from the official Bethesda Twitter account that reads, “PC launches globally a day earlier on July 25!” Courtesy of Bethesda’s official Twitter account.Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo could find itself the target of a class action lawsuit over the drift problem found in its Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons. The law firm of Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith (CSK&D) has filed a class action lawsuit against Nintendo in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. CSK&D allege that Nintendo’s Joy-Cons violate “various consumer protection statutes as well as various warranty and common law claims.” The law firm asserts that the Joy-Con controllers are “defective” as a result of drifting, or where the Joy-Cons “automatically register movement when the joystick is not being controlled by the…

July 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Bandai Namco has announced that three new characters are coming to Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot. Series mainstays like Vegeta, Piccolo and Gohan will all be featured in CyberConnect2’s upcoming Dragon Ball Z action RPG. Alongside the three newly announced characters, Bandai Namco confirmed Krillin, Tien, Chiatotzu, and Yamcha will also appear in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot. Check the gallery below for several new screenshots for the recently announced characters. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is an upcoming action RPG from Japanese developer CyberConnect2. The studio is best known for its work on licensed anime games like the Naruto Shippuden games and…

July 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. The full Sega Genesis Mini games list was announced June 4, and to the surprise of everyone, not only did Sega add more games than initially promised, but also announcing some rare Genesis gems, including games that never came to the US version of the Sega Genesis. Where to Preorder Sega Genesis Mini Sega Genesis Mini preorders are $79.99 with a September 19, 2019 release date: Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Having just celebrated its 5-year anniversary, Dungeons & Dragons finds itself being more popular than it has in decades. From DnD’s inspiration for Stranger Things and countless video games to being the basis of one of the most-backed Kickstarters of all time, there’s never been a better time to jump into the hobby than now. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Overwatch’s next hero is here and he’s an astrophysicist named Sigma. The character was revealed via an animated short origin story similar to ones we’ve seen for previous heroes. Sigma is “an eccentric astrophysicist who hopes to unlock the secrets of the universe, unaware that he is being used as a living weapon,” according to the official Overwatch Twitter account. In his origin story, he rambles about gravity and the possibility of harnessing the power of a black hole. We see him imprisoned and tortured by flashbacks and a somber piano melody (Gnossienne No.1). He describes both “freedom and imprisonment” as…

July 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Teasing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s full multiplayer reveal next week, today Activision shared details on its Gunsmith weapon customization system. An official blog post described the multiplayer gunsmithing system as “robust weapon customization” that will allow you to modify both your primary and secondary loadout weapons. It will allow you to equip things like sights, stocks, and muzzles to your guns that will alter the stats however suits you. Each weapon will be able to equip five custom parts at once, but will have more than five slots to choose from, requiring you to pick which pieces are important…

July 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

The Pokemon Company is partnering with Chinese internet giant Tencent to develop a new Pokemon game. The two companies announced the partnership today and revealed that Tencent’s Timi Studio will lead development on the unannounced game. Timi specializes in mobile games development, including the upcoming Call of Duty: Mobile. So the new Pokemon game could be mobile as well. The Pokemon brand is currently thriving on mobile. Niantic’s Pokemon Go AR game has been a smash hit, and there a new Pokemon mobile game from DeNA, Pokemon Masters, will be released later this summer. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico