December 13, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

The battle against toxicity in Overwatch continues to rage on, but players can expect to see some improvements to the player report system with today’s Winter Wonderland Event patch. According to Overwatch’s latest patch notes, players that have reported someone for toxic behavior will receive an in-game notification when the report results in a ban. Players will also be notified in-game if they have been reported, and a warning may also be sent if the illicit behavior continues. If the issue is serious enough, however, there may be no warning at all before a silence, suspension, or permanent ban takes…

December 12, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Proving 2017 has at least one more surprise left in it, Ubisoft has just revealed a new special event for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands, teasing a legendary cameo in the process: The Predator. The Predator doesn’t feature overtly in the trailer but Ubisoft isn’t exactly being subtle about it. The skinned bodies, the iconic Predator growl, the font – it can only mean one thing: Ubisoft has cooked up a story and it’s about to drop us into the meatgrinder. The upcoming event is called “The Hunt”, and Ubisoft will be unveiling a first glimpse of it at twitch.tv/ubisoft…

December 12, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Hearthstone Esports in 2017 saw non-stop improvement as the team at Blizzard continued to iron out hiccups and lasered in on the competitive integrity of the wildly successful digital card game. In 2018 it’s going to be even better. I sat down with Che Chou — the Franchise Lead for Hearthstone Esports, who was in town for the Sydney Innvitational — and he gave me an exclusive run-through of how competitive Hearthstone will work in 2018. You’ll Love My New Recipe The 2018 Roadmap for HCTContinue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 12, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Doki Doki Literature Club developer Team Salvato is “exploring the possibility of developing an official mobile port of DDLC.” Writing on the Team Salvato blog, studio founder Dan Salvato said the potential mobile version of Doki Doki Literature Club “may have some differences from the desktop version,” adding he’d like to make “some updates and bug fixes” before bringing it to mobile. “In other words, I’m not comfortable with the game being ported to mobile as-is,” he wrote. While there currently isn’t an official mobile version available, several unofficial ports are floating around digital storefronts such as the Google Play Store….

December 12, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

A new One Piece game has been announced, One Piece: World Seeker. Bandai Namco announced the return of Luffy and the Straw Hat Pirates on Twitter, confirming the game will be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC next year. While a release date has not yet been announced, Bandai Namco did say One Piece: World Seeker is an open-ended action adventure that represents a “brand new chapter” in the epic saga. The One Piece series follows the exploits of Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who gained a rubbery body after eating a Devil Fruit. He and his crew…

December 12, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Overwatch League preseason matches concluded last Saturday, December 9, and the final results for all 11 teams are in. As previously reported, originally 12 teams were slated to participate in the preseason, but Philadelphia representative Philadelphia Fusion dropped out “due to player logistics issues.” The team will return when official League matches begin on January 10, 2018. Here’s a day-by-day breakdown of the preseason match results: Wednesday, December 6 Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 12, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

The release of Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom has been delayed by two weeks. Bandai Namco and LEVEL-5 have announced Ni no Kuni II will now see a worldwide release on March 23, 2018. Akihiro Hino, President and CEO of LEVEL-5, said the delay will give the team “a bit more time to make sure the entire Ni no Kuni II experience meets our highest quality standards.” He noted Revenant Kingdom is “coming along very nicely” and the developer has included new modes, including Skirmish and Kingdom Modes. “With innovation and new ideas comes the need to ensure everything works together…

December 12, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo Switch has sold 10 million units worldwide in its first nine months on the market. As of September 30, Switch sales sat at 7.63 million, meaning Nintendo has sold nearly 2.5 million units of its hybrid console in the last two and a half months. The company announced the latest sales figure on Twitter alongside the image below. Nintendo’s celebratory image for reaching 10 million Switch units sold.Nintendo previously announced it expects Switch to sell 14 million units by the end of March 2018, which would put it above Wii U’s lifetime sales total of 13.56 million units. Continue reading…Powered…