January 24, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Over the past few years, Media Molecule’s Dreams steadily piqued my interest with glimpses of its possibilities, but it’s now safe to say they have my attention. My moment of enlightenment came when I visited the studio in February of last year and get hands on with Dreams for the first time. With my one hour of time with the game (admittedly almost entirely using other creators’ assets), I formed my first masterpiece, this beautiful donut-eating bird man: Even during that all-too-fleeting time, Dreams had its plasticine hooks in me and I couldn’t wait to fully dive into its well of…

January 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

PlayStation has confirmed the first event of the FIA certified Gran Turismo Championships 2020 season will take place in Sydney, Australia on February 15-16 The event promises 50 of the world’s fastest Gran Turismo racers from Europe, the Americas, and Asia going wheel-to-wheel with Australian and New Zealand competitors, including Cody Nikola Latkovski (who grabbed second in both the Nations Cup and Manufacturer Series at the 2019 World Finals in Monaco in November) plus Adam Wilk and 2015 GT Academy winner Matt Simmons. [ignvideo width=610 height=374 url=https://www.ign.com/videos/2019/11/20/gran-turismo-sport-fia-world-finals-monaco-trailer] “I’m deeply moved to be able to host the FIA-Gran Turismo Championships in…

January 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Over the last week, Bungie fans have been trying to solve a new puzzle-based activity in a place called the Corridors of Time. The quest popped up on January 14th, prompting you to explore a new area and to solve the mysteries within. No other directions were given and it was on the community to solve the mystery of what lies within. The result? Well, a case could be made that the Destiny 2 Corridors of time Puzzle was a waste. Some have said players didn’t have the opportunity to contribute enough, and that they didn’t understand the mechanics. What’s…

January 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Universal Studios is officially bringing Super Nintendo World to North America as part of its upcoming Epic Universe theme park in Orlando, Florida. As reported by WESH in Orlando, Universal parent company Comcast announced the Super Nintendo World news during its Q4 2019 investors meeting. The Epic Universe park is set to open in 2023. [ignvideo url=”https://www.ign.com/videos/2017/06/08/super-nintendo-world-japan-teaser-trailer”] The first Super Nintendo World location is set to open this summer at Universal Studios in Japan. Nintendo recently released a CGI music video to give fans an early look at the theme park. The park will feature a Super Mario Kart ride as…

January 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Like any recent From Software game, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is no walk in the park, with a never-ending gauntlet of brutal enemies blocking your path. And waiting for you at the end of each area are terrifying bosses that will no doubt have you dying more than twice. But these battles don’t always have to end in defeat if a shinobi has the right strategy to outmaneuver his opponents. We’ve compiled expert tips and tricks, videos, key items to use, and boss strategies for all the toughest encounters. Before getting into each of the bosses, be sure to remember…

January 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Apex Legends’ Season 4 will begin on February 4, 2020, and with it comes a brand new charismatic Legend named Forge. This newest season is titled Assimilation and also arrives with a new Battle Pass, a new bolt-action sniper rifle with a charge mechanic called the Sentinel, and changes to Ranked mode. Furthermore, February 4 marks the one-year anniversary since Apex Legends was released, and free login gifts will be given to players, including gun charms and a specific badge depending on how long you have been playing Respawn’s battle royale. While we know what Forge looks like, there was…

January 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Team Ninja has shared the first story trailer for Nioh 2 as well as revealing the post-launch DLC plans for the title. This includes three major DLC releases promising hours of additional single-player gameplay. Nioh 2 is set during the Warring States period in Japan. The protagonist is a rogue mercenary who hunts down yokai, demon spirits that have overrun the war-torn island. The mercenary is half-yokai who uses his powers to battle the demons, but one day loses control over his abilities. [ignvideo url=”https://www.ign.com/videos/2020/01/23/nioh-2-story-trailer”] Thanks to the merchant and their “Spirit Stones” the mercenary regains power over their yokai…

January 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Kojima Productions could expand beyond big budget video game projects, according to a new interview with Famitsu. The interview with Hideo Kojima and artist Yoji Shinkawa was translated by Dualshockers (via GameSpot), and Kojima said he’s interested in developing smaller video game titles. This could allegedly include episodic games or digital-only projects. However, he added that these small projects would not replace the studio’s desire to work on big games like Death Stranding. [widget path=”global/article/imagegallery” parameters=”albumSlug=every-ign-kojima-game-review&captions=true”] Apart from video games, the studio could branch out to manga and anime. Kojima and Shinkawa both said they’d like to work on a…

January 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

An official, competitive Fortnite esports league is coming to high schools and colleges thanks to an organization called PlayVS. PlayVS is a startup that’s building an esports league at the high school — and now college — level. The company announced that Fortnite will be joining its lineup of official esports games alongside Rocket League. [widget path=”global/article/imagegallery” parameters=”albumSlug=the-most-addictive-online-games&captions=true”] High schools that sign up with PlayVS will be organized into a regional conference, just like traditional sports. Conferences are determined by geographic locations for high schools, though the College conference will vary. Teams are made up of two players competing in…