April 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Radical Heights has got a lot of baggage. It’s the next game from the makers of the notoriously defunct LawBreakers, it bears a questionable resemblance to the largest free-to-play battle royale game in the world, and it’s already wrestled with a now quelled pay-to-win scare. The deck is stacked against it, and it certainly has its problems, but Radical heights also has something genuine to offer the battle royale genre. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Microsoft has announced a free trial of PlayerUnknown’s Battlgrounds for Xbox Live Gold’s Free Play Days. The event kicks off on Thursday, April 19 at 12:01 a.m. PT and will run until Sunday, April 22 at 11:59 p.m. PT. During Free Play Days users will be able to download and play the fully featured Xbox Game Preview version of PUBG. All multiplayer modes, including solo, duos, and squads will be available during the event. Any Battle Points earned will carry over to the game if a player decides to purchase it when the Free Play Days period has ended. Continue…

April 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

“I never left,” declared longtime Splinter Cell voice actor Michael Ironside. “I am Sam Fisher.” Veteran actor Michael Ironside, best known in video game circles as the voice of Splinter Cell’s Sam Fisher, appeared on Xbox’s Inside Xbox show to discuss his return to the role of Sam Fisher in the Ghost Recon Wildlands/Splinter Cell crossover, called Special Operation 1, which is free to play this weekend. During the interview, he discussed how he initially turned down the role of Fisher. “Sam was this one-line, two-dimensional character,” he said. “There Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A handful of classic Xbox 360 games are getting the Xbox One X-enhanced treatment starting today, Microsoft has revealed. The six games include Darksiders, Gears of War 2, Portal 2, Red Dead Redemption, Sonic Generations, and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. All of these updates are available today and should start automatically downloading to your Xbox One X. Additionally, Microsoft announced that all Gears of War 2 additional content is free starting today, just in time to take advantage of those enhancements. Microsoft has already updated a smattering of Xbox 360 games with Xbox One X enhancements. Check out our…

April 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Join Max, Brian and Jonathon to catch up on a week’s worth of PlayStation news! A ton of new info about Insomniac’s Spider-Man has popped up, Spyro The Dragon’s first three games are getting “reignited,” and a bunch of new PSVR games dropped this week. Hungry for more? Check back on April 12th at 12:01 AM Pacific Time for a special God of War bonus episode, totally spoiler free. Subscribe to Beyond on YouTube Beyond on iTunes Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It seems as though everyone’s favorite vertically scrolling shoot ’em up, Ikaruga, will indeed be making its way over to Switch after all – according to a post on Twitter today from developer Treasure. As you can clearly see in the tweet, the team appears to have Ikaruga already running on Switch. But as far as vertical mode goes, Treasure states that they’ll have to do some slight tweaking to make everything work smoothly before launch. Switchは縦画面で遊べるから斑鳩を移植して欲しいという要望を頂き、DAISOの108円のスタンドで縦に置いてみた。あと3mm幅を広くしてくださいよ。横置きは完璧なのに、縦置きは少し足りない。この写真は、色々反射で写り込んでいて面白い。りんこ姫の横で、何か光輝いてたり、後ろの黒い何かも怪しい。 pic.twitter.com/TMAcIOcMfP Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Editor’s Note: List last updated April 10, 2018. When we look back at the last 10 years (from April 2008 to April 2018), we see continuing proof that the PC is the most diverse gaming platform ever created. This platform has not only the most games but also the most different types of games you’ll find anywhere. Picking our top 25 best and most memorable experiences from that time was a huge challenge, but IGN’s panel of experts — including James Duggan, Chloi Rad, Miranda Sanchez, Tom Marks, and Dan Stapleton, and Brandin Tyrrel — have compiled a list that represents our collective…

April 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Epic Games has revealed a new item that will be added to Fortnite. It’s a cube-shaped defense item called Port-a-Fort that, when thrown, spawns a massive fort mid-battle that players can use to their tactical advantage. For a sneak peek at the item in action, check out the reveal trailer below: There’s no word yet on exactly when Port-a-Fort will be added to Fortnite. Right now, Epic has only said it’s “coming soon.” Fortnite is now available on mobile to all iOS users with a compatible device. In less than a month, the free-to-play game reportedly made over $15 million on the…

April 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Yo-Kai Watch 4 has been announced for Nintendo Switch. According to Ryokutya2089 (via Gematsu), Yo-Kai Watch 4 will be released for Nintendo’s handheld/console hybrid in Japan later this year. Akihiro Hino, the CEO and president of Level-5, said Yo-Kai Watch 4 will have “mechanics that surprise everyone” and feature “super extremely enhanced” content. Last month, Hino said “basically” all of Level-5’s future main will be released for Switch. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico