February 2, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Counter-Strike co-creator Jess Cliffe has been suspended by Valve following his arrest for sexual exploitation of a child. According to Seattle’s KIRO7 (via Kotaku), Cliffe was booked at the King County Correctional Facility in the early hours of February 1, though he has not yet been charged with a crime. A bail hearing is reportedly expected to take place today. Valve provided Kotaku with the following statement regarding Cliffe’s arrest: Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 2, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Monster Hunter World released last week to great acclaim – we gave it a 9.5, and it shipped 5 million copies in just three days. To celebrate Monster Hunter World’s launch, executive director and art director Kaname Fujioka flew to San Francisco for a fan meet-and-greet. The next day, he kindly stopped in to IGN’s office to make an appearance on Up at Noon, and to play Monster Hunter World with us for an hour – where we had the chance to ask twenty-three questions. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 2, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

MLB The Show 18 is set to release exclusively for PlayStation 4 on March 27, 2018. This year’s installment of the annual baseball franchise has New York Yankee Aaron Judge on the cover. That’s really all we know about the game so far, but honestly, Sony puts out a quality baseball product every year. So if it’s anywhere near the quality of last year’s installment, fans are in for a treat. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 2, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life has been delayed. The news came in a tweet by the Yakuza Game account, which posted a statement announcing the new release date of April 17. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life was previously slated to launch on March 20. The delay will give the studio “more time to line things up for launch,” and was described as a “tough business decision” the studio “didn’t make lightly.” Before then, players will be able to go hands-on with Yakuza 6: The Song of Life on February 27, when a demo will be made available. The save data can be transferred…

February 2, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Worldwide shipments of Dragon Ball FighterZ have reached two million units. Bandai Namco shared the news in a post on Twitter (via Anime News Network), noting this makes Dragon Ball FighterZ the fastest Dragon Ball game to ship two million copies. This figure includes digital sales of the game. Dragon Ball FighterZ was released last week for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Last year at E3, Bandai Namco said it will consider a Nintendo Switch version if there’s enough demand from fans. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 2, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Jenova is not the birth name of thatgamecompany co-founder Jenova Chen. Instead, the creator of Journey drew inspiration from Final Fantasy VII when selecting an English name for himself. On the latest episode of our monthly interview show IGN Unfiltered, Chen revealed how he settled on the name Jenova. In his high school English class in China, each student was asked to pick their own English name. So when his best friend—and fellow Final Fantasy VII fan—selected Cloud, Chen wanted to one-up him by choosing the name of an even more powerful character from Square’s classic RPG. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 2, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

This week we’ve got Paul Thomas Anderson on the brain after watching two of his films in a week, not to mention a chat about the 10/10 reviewed Celeste, Cardy’s newly-named Roverwatch, and the tensest Keyword Countdown all year (probably). Joe’s also been away hunting real-life monsters in Devon, and made an entire half-hour radio documentary about the experience – wait until the end of the podcast for that. Get in touch with us: ign_ukfeedback@ign.com IGN UK Podcast #420: P.T. Anderson’s Big Monster Hunt Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 2, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Members of Sony’s PS4 system software beta have shared details of update 5.50, which adds a supersampling option for PS4 Pro consoles. Details of the update were posted on ResetEra, but Sony has warned frame rates can be adversely affected. “Supersampling Mode can improve the image quality of some games on a TV with 2K resolution or lower. Results may differ depending on the games. In some games, image quality may not improve, or the frame rate may change,” read the notification in a screenshot posted on the forum by a member of the beta. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 2, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Far Cry 5’s Season Pass DLC contents have been announced. I guarantee you won’t have expected it. Three DLC packs will take players back in time to the Vietnam war, into the future to alien-infested Mars, and across reality to battle zombies. Here’s the official description of each one: Hours of Darkness: Players will travel back in time to Vietnam to battle against Việt Cộng soldiers Dead Living Zombies: Players will face hordes of zombies in multiple b-movie scenarios Lost on Mars: Players will leave Earth behind to go toe-to-claws with Martian arachnids Far Cry 5 Season Pass artwork.Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico