November 24, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has teased a series of skins based on actors from the 1995 Mortal Kombat movie for Mortal Kombat 11. You can see three polaroids in the embedded tweet from Boon below, showing off alternate costumes for Raiden, Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade. If you’ve seen the 1995 movie, you’ll recognize these skins as they’re using the likeness of Christopher Lambert’s Raiden, Linden Ashby’s Johnny Cage, and Bridgette Wilson’s Sonya Blade. MK Movie skins !pic.twitter.com/LSf4HkLfqO — Ed Boon (@noobde) November 24, 2020 It’s not clear when these new skins will arrive in-game, but it’s a nice…

November 24, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s ancient Viking dice game Orlog will receive a physical release in 2021. Board game website Dicebreaker has learned that a physical version of the popular dice-based minigame is in production: “Ubisoft will be working with pop culture collectibles producer PureArts to publish a physical version of Orlog in 2021. Ubisoft did not provide any further details or dates at this time,” the article reads. This is great news if you’re already playing a lot of the fun dice-based board game within Valhalla. If you’re yet to play Orlog, you can find opponents in many of Valhalla’s bustling towns, where you…

November 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is officially live. Players queuing up for server access early should hopefully be in already and playing. The newest WoW expansion will take place in, where else, the Shadowlands with five new zones. The biggest quality of life change is a level squish that brings the max level back down to 60. Another big gameplay addition are the four “covenants” players can join in the afterlife. Each Covenant, whether it’s the Kyrian, Venthyr, Necrolord, or Night Fae, are associated with a different zone. Players will choose which one to join after hitting max level, and each…

November 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Square Enix has revealed a new game in The World Ends With You franchise, titled NEO: The World Ends With You, scheduled to launch in Summer 2021 for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. NEO: The World Ends With You is a 3D action-RPG title, and its official description notes that players will be stepping into the shoes of ‘Rindo’ this time around, as they “unravel the mysteries of the deadly Reaper’s Game” in a stylized Shibuya. You can check out a trailer for the game below, and an official website for the new game has also been launched. [ignvideo url=”https://www.ign.com/videos/2020/11/23/neo-the-world-ends-with-you-official-announcement-trailer”] This is the…

November 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Mike Laidlaw, the former creative director of Dragon Age, has established a new development studio alongside other industry veterans. Called Yellow Brick Games, the independent studio is located in Quebec City and aims to create “original, new games of high quality”. [ignvideo url=”https://www.ign.com/videos/2014/03/06/dragon-age-inquisition-discover-the-dragon-age”] Laidlaw is joined by Thomas Giroux, Jeff Skalski, and Frédéric St-Laurent B., meaning the studio is comprised of EA, BioWare, and Ubisoft veterans, with a body of work covering Dragon Age, Mass Effect, Watch Dogs, and Assassin’s Creed. Laidlaw takes on the role of Chief Creative Officer, while Skalski acts as Chief Operating Officer, and Giroux as Chief…

November 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Watch Dogs: Legion has a widespread issue in which autosaving simply stops working on Xbox Series X – an issue Ubisoft is now aware of, and will release a fix for in early December. It’s not clear what causes the bug to kick in, but players report that hours of progress can be lost after autosave seemingly either stops working, or ignores recent checkpoints. It’s a particualrly serious issue given that Legion doesn’t allow manual saving, and console versions only have a single autosave slot. The problem seems to only affect the Series X version of the game, with multiple players reporting…

November 23, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Square Enix has revealed that the anime adaptation of The World Ends With You is coming in April 2021. You can watch a new trailer for the anticipated adaptation below, in which protagonist Neku Sakuraba saunters around Shibuya and sets a frog on fire, among other things. The final screen for The World Ends With You: The Animation’s latest trailer notes a release window of April 2021, so fans won’t have to wait too long for it either. It looks as if it’s keeping to the thick-outlined style of the cult classic 2007 Nintendo DS title, and the tale of…