February 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

For Honor has hit another milestone, having amassed a player base of 7.5 million – with one million unique players every month. In an earnings call this week, the developer-publisher called out its medieval melee multiplayer game’s success. The game has hit its first birthday as of today. Its success is due in part to its regular updates, keeping fans invested. Tomorrow, the game’s fifth season of content, Age of Wolves will go live, and Ubisoft will roll out dedicated servers. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

When we first reviewed Bayonetta 2 in 2014 on Wii U, we gave it a 9.5. Here’s what we said about it then: “Every aspect of Bayonetta 2 feels polished and focused. At times, the writing feels ridiculous, but I still love how it plays. The superb pacing and combat are just that good. By the end I was convinced: This sequel builds on everything that made the original great, and delivers one of the most satisfying action games I’ve played.” Read the full Bayonetta 2 for Wii U review. The Switch version delivers that same action-packed experience, while smoothing out…

February 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Splatoon 2 was released for the Nintendo Switch last July and of all of the console’s stellar titles so far, it’s the first to sell 2 million copies in Japan. Siliconera reported the figure, courtesy of Famitsu’s sales tracker. Since its release on July 21, 2017 to February 11, 2018, the game has sold 2,016,182 copies, not including digital sales. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Lawmakers in Hawaii have proposed a series of bills that target the sale of loot boxes in video games. The Hawaii Tribune Herald reports the legislation aims to address potentially exploitative monetization like loot boxes which can lead to players harboring gambling addictions. Two of the bills, if passed, will stop sales of games in which players under the age of 21 can use real money to buy randomized rewards. How exactly this could be regulated is not clear. Another set of bills would see games with purchasable loot boxes or other random rewards feature labels to disclose as such…

February 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Hot Wheels is teaming up with developer Psyonix to bring out a new Rocket League toy set this fall. Called the Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals Set, it will feature bluetooth-enabled Octane and Dominus cars players can control with smart devices. The set also features an arena complete with LCD scoreboards, and a ball with an IR device embedded to keep track of the score. Additional details, and a release date, will be announced later this year. Check out the preview art below: Hot Wheels is bringing the action of Rocket League to life!Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Love is in the air in Los Santos! Gear up with mobster-inspired vehicles and gear, plus earn bonus rewards in several modes and take deep discounts on vehicles, property and more.Powered by WPeMatico

February 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Square Enix released not one but two new Kingdom Hearts III trailers at D23 Expo 2018, introducing the new Monsters, Inc. world. These trailers are also packed to the brim with new gameplay and story details that are worth exploring, so let’s dive into the heart of these new glimpses both below, and in the video above. The main D23 2018 trailer kicks off with the surprising re-introduction of Marluxia, who was leading the charge at Castle Oblivion for Organization XIII. Sora battled and defeated the Nobody Marluxia back in Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, but because he, Donald, and Goofy…