January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

SNK has revealed that Oswald will be the newest DLC character for the The King of Fighters XIV. The character is playable at SNK’s booth for the first two days of EVO Japan 2018, from January 26. SNK had already announced that a new DLC character would be playable at EVO Japan. The announcement came with the image of a joker card, which led to fans speculating that it would be Oswald – speculation that proved to be correct,. At SNK’s booth, there are official cosplayers dressed as characters from SNK Heroines Tag Team Frenzy, which was announced during the…

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Big changes are coming to Hearthstone’s Ranked Play this March. Blizzard announced on Twitter the Ranked Play ladder is changing, and Hearthstone game director Ben Brode detailed what players can expect in the video below. Beginning with the start of the March 2018 Ranked Play season, we’re making improvements to Hearthstone’s Ranked Play ladder experience. Check out the video below to see what to expect, as well as the philosophy and intentions behind the update. pic.twitter.com/mIsbxHtyQ7 Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

For Honor’s fourth season is due to wrap up next month, and Ubisoft has announced the next season, Age of Wolves, and made good on last year’s promise of the introduction of dedicated servers. Initially announced last July, dedicated servers are a feature that the community has been very vocal in their desire for. P2P servers have been criticised for the poential for cheating, connection issues, and latency. Ubisoft confirmed that they will go live after the Age of Wolves drops on February 15. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Destiny 2’s community isn’t as happy as it could be, and one of the points of contention has been over the single-use shaders that has players calling for the old system to make a comeback. And it looks like Bungie is going to be making some changes to keep everyone happy. “We know you miss D1 Armor Shader mechanics,” a community manager wrote in an update this week. ” looking at ways to re-integrate that capability without losing the ability to shade weapons, Ghosts, ships, Sparrows, or customize specific pieces of armor.” Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Dota 2 developer Valve has issued a statement regarding DotaTV streaming following this week’s controversy surrounding the ESL One Genting 2018 tournament. In a new post, Valve states that it is the only entity with the power to send out DMCA notices for games streamed off of DotaTV (assuming the stream isn’t using the broadcaster’s unique content). Valve goes on to say it designed the guidelines to be flexible, and that it will be Valve’s judgment alone to decide who has violated its broadcasting rules. Valve’s full statement is below: We’ve been seeing a bunch of discussion regarding DotaTV and want to…

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Iron Banner is returning from January 30 to February 6, and the update is bringing new armor and raid rewards with it. In a post on Bungie.net, the team confirmed the featured mode for the upcoming Iron Banner event is Control, and Iron Banner Engrams earned during the event will provide Season 2 weapons, and more. Bungie is adding new items to the engrams players receive by visiting Lord Saladin. Season 2 weapons will be included, and the team is adding more in the next event. Players will be able to obtain a hand cannon, scout rifle, shotgun, and…

January 25, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Secret of Mana, the colorful and dynamic Super Nintendo RPG that remains near and dear to many an old-school JRPG fans’s hearts. Though the original title received an enhanced port for iOS in 2010 and Android in 2014, publisher Square Enix decided to reintroduce the game to old and new players alike with a proper remake for PC, PS4, and Vita – one that remains faithful to its roots while adding a few changes to make it more accessible to modern gamers. Below is a quick roundup of some of the biggest changes…

January 25, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Masaru Oyamada, the producer of the upcoming Secret of Mana remake for PlayStation 4, PS Vita, and PC, spoke to IGN about the possibility of the game eventually making its way to Nintendo Switch, as well as the chances of the Seiken Densetsu Collection ever getting a release outside of Japan. While Square Enix doesn’t currently have plans to port the full 3D Secret of Mana remake to Nintendo’s latest console, the demand for a Switch version has the studio considering the possibility. “When we originally started to develop this title, the Switch wasn’t announced at that time, and so we…

January 25, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Ubisoft is making significant changes to the ways players can purchase Rainbow Six Siege. Effective February 13, 2018, Siege’s $40 Standard Edition will be replaced by a $60 Advanced Edition, the studio announced today. The Advanced Edition comes with everything included in the Standard Edition, but tacks on 600 Rainbow Six Credits and 10 Outbreak Collection packs, which contain cosmetics from the upcoming Outbreak event. Outbreak Packs can be purchased separately for 300 Credits (around $5) apiece. You can also earn four packs by logging in during the four-week event. These packs guarantee unique items with no chance of duplicates….