February 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

I instantly fell in love with Yoshi’s Crafted World when it was announced at E3 2017. A Yoshi-starring Nintendo platformer with a gorgeous art style and an intriguing level-flipping dynamic? Sign me up! Nintendo finally gave me the chance to play it, though only for about 20 torturously short minutes, and so far, I can confidently say that Yoshi’s new adventure will be nothing if not endlessly charming. The hook of Yoshi’s Crafted World is that it’s a left-to-right 2D platformer that mixes in some 3D gameplay elements. Certain paths might take you to the background and others to the…

February 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. The next wave of Smash amiibo are almost here, and we’ve got the full scoop on where they’re available for preorder. If you’ve been out of the amiibo game for a while, you should know that the quality of amiibo now versus when they were first introduced is night and day. The newer ones are more detailed, with better sculpts, paint, and poses. If you were hoping to add a Piranha Plant amiibo to your collection, you’re out…

February 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Because Crackdown 3’s modes are so different (and we didn’t get access to multiplayer ahead of time), I reviewed each of them separately. You can find the individual reviews below for my in-depth thoughts on each piece. Crackdown 3 – Campaign Review Crackdown 3 – Wrecking Zone Multiplayer Review This final, full Verdict and score at the bottom covers the entirety of Crackdown 3, but is not an average of the two. Though the Wrecking Zone multiplayer is bad, it’s such a tiny slice of the whole package that its presence doesn’t weigh Crackdown 3 down too much. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 16, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo recently unveiled their latest title in the Legend of Zelda series: a Nintendo Switch remake of the cherished 1993 Game Boy game Link’s Awakening, set to be released in 2019. Fans went wild, but once we finished pointing at our screens with glee and yelling obscenities, we realized we had a few questions about how this remake would unfold, what new content it could bring to the table, and what it would cost. I’m far and away the biggest Link’s Awakening fan at IGN so I figured I’d break down some questions (and potential answers) of what to expect…