December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Update: Bandai Namco has revealed a few details about the setting of Soulcalibur VI. The fighting game will take place during the 16th century and revisit the events of the original game to “uncover hidden truths,” according to the publisher. Additionally, Bandai Namco confirmed the game will feature a “diverse lineup of new and returning characters with their unique fighting styles including series mainstays; Mitsurugi and Sophitia.” Original story follows: Bandai Namco has announced Soulcalibur VI, showcasing a brief teaser of the game this evening during The Game Awards. Soulcalibur VI is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2018….

December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Bringing an MMO to consoles on a controller is always a tricky task, but I was amazed at how much Tera felt right at home when I played it on PS4 Pro this week. The free-to-play online RPG plays more like an action game than most of its MMO competition, relying on actual timing, dodging, and aim over damage dice rolls. It makes Tera feel closer to Devil May Cry than World of Warcraft, and as a result fits on a gamepad almost naturally. But making it seem like a simple translation sells short the work developer Bluehole and publisher…

December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Following a teaser trailer debuting at The Game Awards 2017, From Software has provided a window in which gamers can expect more details on the mystery title – promising only that there will be information to come “in the next 12 months”: Speculation is rife over what the project may actually be, with some wondering whether it could be a sequel to Bloodborne and others placing bets that it’s something entirely new; we’re not even sure whether “Shadows Die Twice” is intended to be teaser text or an actual title announcement. More details to follow in the next 12 months….

December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Jack Black revealed he’ll be in Psychonauts 2 at The Game Awards. During a Jumanji segment, Black said he’s “good pals” with Double Fine’s Tim Schafer and listed Psychonauts 2 as a game he’s involved with, though he didn’t elaborate on his role. Black voiced characters in Brutal Legend and Broken Age. Psychonauts 2 was first announced in 2015 and is slated for release sometime in 2018. Miranda Sanchez is an Editor at IGN. You can chat with her about video games and anime on Twitter.Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 7, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

In addition to celebrating the best games of the year, The Game Awards 2017 featured a number of exciting reveals. If you missed the show or are just looking for an overview of the event, we’ve got you covered with a full rundown of all the news, trailers, and award winners from this year’s show. Here’s a look at all the world premieres, release date announcements, and more. New footage of Kojima Productions’ upcoming game Death Stranding was shown at The Game Awards. Watch the new trailer, featuring The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus, above. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 7, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Josef Fares, creator of A Way Out and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, went off-script during his The Game Awards appearance, briefly addressing his relationship with EA and the controversy surrounding the company’s recent microtransaction decisions. Fares made it clear how much A Way Out is the game he wanted to make, unrestricted by publisher hindrances. “This is my idea, doesn’t have anything with the EA shit going on, with the loot box and stuff,” Fares said, specifically in regard to the idea of giving players the chance to play A Way Out online with a friend with only…

December 7, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

A four-player co-op game called GTFO was announced at The Game Awards. After the trailer reveal, GTFO developer Ulf Andersson said the first-person shooter has an emphasis on teamwork and puzzle solving. Players are tasked with scavenging for artifacts in an underground complex that’s filled with monsters. GTFO is coming to PC in 2018. Bayonetta 3, Witchfire, Soul Caliber 6, and In the Valley of the Gods were also announced at The Game Awards. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 7, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will come out of Early Access and launch 1.0 on December 20. Also announced at The Game Awards, the new desert map is available now on test servers for PUBG, with it heading to Xbox One early next year. New cosmetics will be available in PUBG after its official launch. PUBG Corp. recently clarified these future loot boxes won’t have any items that affect gameplay. PUBG is also getting two mobile game siblings, Army Attack and Battlefield, which are being developed by different studios. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 7, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

During the preshow at The Game Awards 2017, From Software released a teaser its next project. Check out the video below, which looks like it could very well be a tease for a sequel to Bloodborne. Stay tuned to IGN for all the big announcements from The Game Awards 2017. Alex Osborn is a freelance writer for IGN. Find him on Twitter at @alexcosborn.Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 7, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Owlchemy Labs has unveiled Vacation Simulator, a VR game that sees you picking up crabs and eating hot dogs on an island. Announced at The Game Awards, Vacation Simulator is set on Vacation Island. Owlchemy Labs, which previously made Job Simulator as well as Rick and Morty: Vitual Rick-ality, says the game is about recreation, relaxation and sunburn. Vacation Simulator will come out in 2018 on Vive, Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR. Evan Campbell is a freelance writer who scripts the Daily Fix, streams games on his Twitch channel, and chats about movies and TV series on Twitter.Continue reading…Powered by…