November 19, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Xbox Head Phil Spencer has said that Microsoft aims to support its Play Anywhere scheme in the next generation, allowing cross-play, cross-buy, cross-saves, and achievements across Xbox One, Xbox Scarlett, and Windows PC platforms. Talking to Stevivor at X019, Spencer said “Our goal for our first-party games is that your entitlements will be cross-generation and your Achievements will move effectively with your save game because that’s where they stand.” Microsoft aims to make the transition between Xbox One and Xbox Scarlett to be smoother than that seen between the Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

November 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Star Wars video games have been around almost as long as Star Wars itself, and as the movies have grown up, so have the games, both technically and tonally. Like the films, Star Wars games have given us epic battles between good and evil, memorable deaths, epic space battles, and countless unforgettable moments. But Star Wars is also a franchise riddled with plenty of whacky, bizarre, goofy, and otherwise very silly moments. Who could forget classic moments like when a camel-like Eopie farts in Jar Jar Binks’ face, or the large, drooling Hutt noisily eating frogs out of a bong?…

November 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Valve has officially confirmed Half-Life: Alyx, a brand new Half-Life game for VR. According to Valve Software’s new Twitter account, a full reveal is scheduled for this Thursday, November 22 at 10 am PT/1 pm ET. A surprise tweet from Valve’s brand-new verified Twitter account confirmed this morning’s Half-Life: Alyx rumors. Not only did Valve Software reveal Half-Life: Alyx’s existence, but the new VR title will be unveiled this week, and not at The Game Awards as previously suggested. We’re excited to unveil Half-Life: Alyx, our flagship VR game, this Thursday at 10 am Pacific Time. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

November 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Even before their release, Pokemon Sword and Shield became the most controversial entries into the Pokemon video game franchise. But now that fans have had a chance to play the games is that still the case? Some sentiment towards Sword and Shield turned negative after developer GameFreak revealed the complete national Pokedex wouldn’t be available in the games for the first time.  Meaning, fans can’t trade over half of all Pokemon from across the many previous games into Sword and Shield. For a complete rundown, check out our explanation of Pokemon’s “Dexit” and other controversies. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

November 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Uncharted director Amy Hennig is forming a new interactive media division at Skydance Media. Hennig will oversee story-focused experiences and interactive series that will engage with both “gamer and non-gamer” audiences. In a press release, Hennig says the goal of the new Skydance Media division she is starting with her executive producer partner Julian Beak is “to create inviting and innovate experiences that Skydance is known for in features and Television.” Skydance is a movie production company known for films like the Mission: Impossible franchise, Star Trek, and most recently Terminator: Dark Fate. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

November 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

A new Jedi adventure begins with Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and its got plenty of puzzle and challenging encounters. Solve them with ease with IGN’s Fallen order guide. Below you’ll find a walkthrough, tips, how-to guides for some unclear tasks, tips for getting started, and collectible location guides. We’ve also listed enemy weaknesses and created a handy guide to the tough boss fights. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Walkthrough This guide is a work-in-progress. The sections below will be updated with links as we complete our walkthrough. All linked sections are live, screenshot-filled guides that offer strategies and a…

November 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Rumors of a new Half-Life game set to be revealed at this year’s Game Awards have started spreading online. The reason this particular Half-Life rumor has gained traction over the countless other Half-Life rumors over the years is that it comes from two well-known Valve leakers, and follows a pattern of recent rumors and reports about this unique next step for the Half-Life series. The new rumor centers around an alleged Half-Life: Alyx VR and it first comes from the same leaker who revealed DOTA Underlords ahead of its launch. Possible word of an imminent Half-Life VR reveal has stirred…