September 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo has revealed the identity of the glitched Pokemon that it has been teasing this week: Sirfetch’d, an evolutionary form for Farfetch’d. Farfetch’d is one of the original 151 Pokemon from the first generation of games on the Gameboy, and has gone with an evolutionary form for 27 years. Sirfetch’d changes this, offering the leek-wielding bird a knight-like, bigger, stronger version, outfitted with a leafy shield. Check out Sirfetch’d in the video below!  Sirfetch’d is a Galar region evolution and will be exclusive to Pokemon Sword, so you’ll need to get trading if you’re planning on picking up Shield and…

September 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

The SEGA Genesis Mini is nearly upon us, and some lucky people have already picked them up from over-anxious retailers putting them on store shelves ahead of the official Genesis Mini September 19 release date. There’s still time to grab one for yourself and even get it tomorrow if you opt for next-day shipping. Where to Buy SEGA Genesis Mini You can order the SEGA Genesis Mini right now and have it delivered tomorrow, but only if you’re quick about it. Prime members can select next-day shipping from Amazon, and depending on where you live, you might be able to…

September 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

The next historical Total War game has been revealed to be Total War: Troy. The news comes thanks to an exclusive cover story in PC Gamer magazine, the latest issue of which has just gone on sale. A picture of the front cover – taken by PC Gamer writer Andy Kelly and posted to Twitter, and subsequently uploaded to Reddit – revealed that Total War: Troy is the next game in Creative Assembly’s Total War Saga series, which focuses on specific conflicts in history, rather than whole eras. This handsome boy is out now. pic.twitter.com/B6xmvNCSYM Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

September 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Dataminers have uncovered a slew of Batman content heading to Fortnite in the next v10.31 update patch. Lucas7yoshi and FNBR leaks picked through the data files and discovered new gear, skins, and locations that neatly tie in with Batman Day on September 21. The leaks have uncovered a new Explosive Batarang that is said to home in on enemies, or stick to walls and explode when other players wander too close. Also found in the Batman kit is the Dark Knight’s trusty Grapnel Gun, which will provide new opportunities to quickly gain height. The item description reads, “Pull yourself towards a target…

September 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Dota 2 players who cheat, buy and sell accounts, or are abusive are now being banned from the game for up to two decades. The bans are the result of an update to Dota 2’s ranked matchmaking, which made clear that the game will now punish smurfing, role queue abuse, and those with low behaviour scores. “In terms of our development focus moving forward, we are spending more of our time than usual focusing on matchmaking quality,” reads a blog post introducing the update. “We believe that is the right call given how much opportunity there is to make the day-to-day experience…

September 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Google has announced a new Stadia bundle, now available at the G-Store, which will replace the previously announced and available Google Stadia Founders Edition. Google confirmed to IGN that, as of today, September 18, the Stadia Founders Edition, which included the exclusive Night Blue Stadia controller, is now largely sold out. It is available in very limited supply in the U.S. and Canada, as well as the U.K., but is otherwise completely sold out in Europe. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

September 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Death Stranding still remains a bit of a mystery, but after years of trickled trailers and footage, things aren’t nearly as hazy any more. We got a massive taste of what its director Hideo Kojima thinks will start a new genre at Tokyo Game Show 2019, from its tiniest of details to the larger scope of the title’s gameplay. We’ve rounded up every cinematic and trailer and collected every minute detail we could about the gameplay so far so you wouldn’t have to put every single one of the pieces together yourself. From E3, to Gamescom, to The Game Awards,…

September 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

A generation ago, it would have been unthinkable to have multiple consoles play online against each other in some of the biggest multiplayer video games. Now, it’s almost unthinkable for them not to have it. Players are increasingly insistent that they can play their favorite competitive and co-op games with other people regardless of platform, and third-party developers are there to fulfill that desire, such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. With Sony finally jumping into the cross-play initiative on a game-by-game basis late last year, it might be hard to figure out which games support cross-play and which do…