February 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A pair of new amiibo, as well as a new map and weapon are coming soon to Splatoon 2. The amiibo are of Splatfest hosts Pearl and Marina, an they’ll be available in a two-pack later this year for $25 USD. Details regarding their specific functionality have yet to be revealed. For a sneak peek at the figures, check out the reveal trailer below: A new map called Goby Arena and a new weapon known as the Dark Tetra Dualies, which allows the wielder to perform four consecutive dodge rolls, are also on the way for Nintendo’s ink-based shooter. Check out the…

February 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

During its annual press event, NIS America made several announcements regarding when those in the west can expect to play the publisher’s lineup of upcoming titles. Here’s an overview of all the big news that was revealed during the livestream: Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk will get a physical and digital release for PS4 and Switch, as well PC via Steam, this fall in North America and Europe. The game was released last year in Japan for PS4, and for Vita in 2016. An $80 USD Limited Edition—containing an art book, soundtrack, lapel pin set, and more—is now available for preorder…

February 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Torje Amundsen has a pretty unique ability: he can beat Ocarina of time for the Nintendo 64 in just over 17 minutes. Of course, a game that should take upwards of 20 hours to complete being finished in less than 20 requires all sorts of special skips and glitches, but for Torje, finding these exploits is just part of the charm that Ocarina of Time speedrunning has to offer. I spoke with Torje about what it’s like to speedrun this particular game, and how speedrunning has affected his as a whole. Here’s what he had to say. IGN: First off,…

February 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Kingdom Hearts 3 will include a world themed after Monsters Inc. – the second Pixar franchise to be added to the upcoming RPG. Announced alongside a raft of new details at today’s D23 Expo in Japan, the world features Sora, Goofy and Donald turned into monsters, and sees them meeting Sulley, Mike and Boo. Sulley and Mike A new gameplay trailer also revealed the return of Marluxia and Vanitas, both of whom were antagonists in previous Kingdom Hearts titles. Marluxia also mentions that he is part of a “New” Organization XIII, the league of antagonists from previous games. Many smaller…