April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Darksiders 3 and Biomutant publisher THQ Nordic is skipping E3…because its employees have plans to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The company announced via a recent blog post it won’t attend E3 2018 because it doesn’t want to miss one of the biggest sporting events, which kicks off in Russia on June 14. E3 2018 takes place from June 12-14 in Los Angeles. THQ Nordic will instead show its upcoming game lineup, including Darksiders 3, Biomutant, Wreckfest, and Fade to Silence at other events later this year. This includes Gamescom, which takes place in Cologne, Germany from August 21-25, and at…

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Terraria: Otherworld has been cancelled. Re-Logic made the announcement on Terraria’s official forum, stating it the decision stems from the fact the game is “equal parts far from vision and beyond behind schedule.” Otherworld was originally announced three years ago, and although the team confirms it has “absolutely made progress during that time,” in a recent status review of the game Re-Logic and 505/Pipeworks determined the game was so far from completion, in both work and time, it would “greatly interfere” with the studio’s other projects, which would land the team in “a very undesirable state.” Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The War Machine is Call of Duty: WW2’s second multiplayer DLC, and among its four maps and a Zombies expansion, there are more winners than losers. Its new content ranges from an excellent new standard multiplayer map and Zombies Easter egg challenge all the way down to some maps prone to miserably unbalanced spawn camping and a dogfight without enough room to spread your wings, which makes this an inconsistent but overall worthwhile expansion. Of the three new core multiplayer maps, Egypt stands out as the best and one I’m always hoping for to pop up in the rotation. For…

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Football Manager Touch 2018 is now available for Nintendo Switch. Sega announced and released the game on the Nintendo eShop today and it’s priced at $40 USD. FM Touch, which is the tablet version of the popular management simulation, has been fully optimized for Nintendo’s console. It features a customized control system with support for both the touchscreen and Joy-Con controllers. Additionally, FM touch offers a fully-fledged single-player experience alongside the 3D Match Engine, which makes its debut on consoles. The Switch port is co-developed by Sports Interactive and Hardlight, the studio behind Sonic Dash and Sonic Jump. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Sea of Thieves will be getting plenty of new content starting in May and stretch out over the summer with updates and weekly events. Developer Rare detailed its post-release support for the game, revealing that additional content will come via weekly events featuring new mechanics and rewards. This will kick off in May with the release of The Hungering Deep, which will introduce a new AI threat to the world for players to go up against. Alongside this mysterious new threat, Rare will also be adding new mechanics to assist players and unique rewards to earn. During the summer, the…

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A studio within 2K is allegedly working on a new BioShock game, according to a new report. Kotaku’s Jason Schreier’s report largely focuses on the making of Mafia 3 and the impact it had on developer Hangar 13, but in his reporting, Schreier discovered an unannounced project in the works at a neighboring, secret studio. Codenamed Parkside, this project is said to be the next BioShock, according to the report, and it sounds like it’s not only top-secret but also quite early in development. “If anyone from Hangar 13 tried to strike up a conversation with Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo performed reasonably well at this year’s BAFTA awards, winning two awards for Super Mario Odyssey and one for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. However, its success was slightly eclipsed by a tease made by Nintendo’s Shinya Takahashi. Speaking to the BBC, the general manager of Nintendo’s EPD division stated that: “Nintendo constantly works on hardware, so we have been doing research and development, so you may see the new system sometime in the future.” Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Update: Guinness World Records has removed Billy Mitchell’s world records, including his Dokey Kong high scores and his perfect Pac-Man run. The organization will no longer recognize his records in the wake of Twin Galaxies’ decision to remove his scores from its leaderboards after discovering he didn’t use a regulation Donkey Kong arcade cabinet. “Twin Galaxies is Guinness World Records’ trusted adviser on video game high scores and as such we rely on it to monitor high score gaming records and handle any and all disputes that occur within its community,” Guinness said in a statement sent to IGN. “The Guinness World…

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Xbox Live achievements are coming to the Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft. Content creator Patrick Maka, who first spotted the list of Xbox Live achievements, shared his discovery on Twitter. The list of achievements, courtesy of True Achievements, appear identical to the Xbox versions of the popular title. A Minecraft representative has since confirmed to Polygon the achievements will be added once the Bedrock update is released. “We can confirm that Minecraft players on Nintendo Switch will soon be able to earn achievements tied to Xbox Live once the Bedrock update is released,” the spokesperson said. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico