August 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you’re checking out Mafia 3 for free this month on PS Plus, check out our interactive map of New Bordeaux City for all collectible locations.Powered by WPeMatico

August 18, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Sean Murray is excited again. When I meet him, he resembles the developer the Internet got to know, love and, eventually, turn on – fidgety, unintentionally charming, interrupting his own sentences to make new points as they occur to him. But as the conversation goes on, I realise what he’s saying is far from what I remember of the man. From 2014 to 2016, the Hello Games founder and mouthpiece appeared to be a sort of restless ideas machine, appearing in interviews with the express purpose of pouring out whatever was in his mind, rather than what was safely calcified…

August 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze have shown that Nintendo is more than willing to flesh out Switch’s library with Wii U ports. And if a new report is to be believed, the next Wii U game to make the jump could be New Super Mario Bros. U. Comic Book reports multiple sources, who are purportedly “linked with Nintendo,” have suggested New Super Mario Bros. U will be updated and re-released for Switch “as early as this year.” According to the site’s sources, Nintendo plans to package the New Super Luigi U DLC with the…

August 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In addition to its transition into a full-fleged RPG, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is introducing multiple revamped mechanics systems, from its signature naval combat to the ever-changing world of Ancient Greece. One element in particular that’s meant to give players an added layer of immersion and challenge throughout the course of the game:a bounty system featuring randomly-generated elite enemies scattered throughout the world. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

August 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A lot of work went in to the latest God of War, and the finished result reflects that, but a particularly large amount of effort went into the game’s memorable first boss fight. SIE Santa Monica Studio recently revealed a deep-dive into its development process of creating that first boss. Spoiler warning: if you haven’t played God of War yet, and you don’t want anything ruined, turn back now. In a PlayStation Blog post, senior staff combat designer Denny Yeh ran down dozens of details that the team went through when creating the first fight against Baldur – known as…

August 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Another Dontnod Entertainment game is being adapted as a television show. Fox21 has been granted the rights to make a Vampyr series, publisher Focus Home Interactive announced today. The series will be developed by DJ2 Entertainment and Wonderland Sound & Vision. DJ2 previously partnered with Square Enix to produce a show based on Dontnod’s Life Is Strange. No release window was announced for Vampyr’s TV adaptation, but DJ2 Entertainment CEO Dimitri Johnson said his production company got “on board” with the project “well before” Vampyr was even released in June. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

August 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Far Cry 5’s third DLC, Dead Living Zombies, will be released on August 28, 2018, and a new teaser trailer gives us a glimpse of the zombie-filled chaos. Players will be working with “D-tier film director Guy Marvel” as he takes your through seven maps and scenarios as he attempts to pitch “his vision for an epic zombie saga.” The teaser trailer below reveals that these stories include a take on Romeo & Juliet, in a world filled with zombies, where Romeo is “a mashup of all the monsters you can think of.” One other attempts to combine Return of…

August 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A federal judge sided with publisher Take-Two Interactive yesterday by putting in place a preliminary injunction that blocks a Georgia man from selling programs that help players cheat, reports Reuters. David Zipperer’s Menyoo and Absolute programs allow players to adjust in-game parameters to gain unfair advantages over their opponents. Take-Two alleged that the programs would cause irreparable harm to Grand Theft Auto’s sales, with the publisher’s original March complaint stating Zipperer has cost it at least $500,000. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

August 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

PUBG Corp. has announced a new Event Mode that will bring back the loot and rules from the game’s Early Access period. Early Access Memories is the current PUBG Event Mode that aims to recreate the early days of the game by applying parameters that will take players back to the good old days of Early Access. The Event Mode will also adopt the old loot system, with players able to find level 3 helmets throughout the map, and the Kar98k and Tommy Guns in care packages. You can check out the full details as described by PUBG Corp below:…