May 16, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Dororo is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video in the US. You check out our review of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice here. FromSoftware’s latest release, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, is a hard-hitting and enthralling spectacle of a game. It’s a complete departure from the European-inspired Soulsborne series the developer is known for, instead taking players to the war-torn lands of Japan’s Sengoku Jidai – the age of warring states. This medieval period was defined by bloody battles, political strategy, and a desperate struggle for power from all sides. Choosing to set the game in this era is part of…

May 16, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Weeelcoooome to NVC, IGN’s Nintendo podcast! This week we recorded the episode hot off of the brand new Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo Direct which was absolutely jam-packed with insane new options to create and share your own custom Super Mario stages on Switch. It sounds like absolute chaos in the best way possible, so we broke down our favorite parts of the Direct – and also the stuff that has us a little bit worried. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

May 16, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

The early days of video games centered around arcade cabinets that were designed to require a continuous stream of quarters to keep progressing or to play another round. Video games were also notoriously difficult during this era, which in turn led to you spending more of your hard-earned money. When the first home consoles came about, video games were still relatively difficult—which on the one hand could be attributed to technical limitations, while on the other the devious minds of their creators. As video games have progressed into the modern era, they’ve become much more accessible, in small part due…

May 16, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Imagine translating 32,000 boxes of Japanese text, each box consisting of 15 or so words filled with nuanced dialogue and cultural references specific to a country other than your own. It’s a grueling task only the most dedicated would endure, and that’s exactly the spirit behind the Scarlet Study team, a group of enthusiastic online fans who did what Capcom couldn’t: translate the entirety of Dai Gyakuten Saiban, a standalone game in the Ace Attorney series, oftentimes dubbed The Great Ace Attorney. Despite being a fully fledged Ace Attorney game complete with expressive animations and fleshed out cases on par…

May 16, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Team Sonic Racing is set to release on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch on May 21. The game promises to have a host of famous Sega characters, and it lets you play alone, in up to four-player split-screen, or with others online in a variety of modes. You’ll also be able to customize your vehicles as you see fit. If you’re already sold on Team Sonic Racing, you’ll probably want to know if there are any…

May 16, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

A turn-based grand strategy game on the scale of Total War: Three Kingdoms often struggles to present a consistent and meaningful challenge across hundreds of turns and dozens of battles. With this foray into ancient China, however, Creative Assembly seems to have finally hit an elusive sweet spot with its campaign tuning. A political and tactical landscape that’s almost never boring, filled out with gorgeous, stylized graphics, an excellent character system, and massive performance improvements over previous games in the series leave no doubt who the new emperor is around these parts. Three Kingdoms offers you two ways to conquer…

May 16, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Fortnite has been updated with a new Limited Time Mode that adds John Wick to the game, alongside a variety of skins. Fortnite X John Wick: Wick’s Bounty is available for solo, duos, and squads, and awards one gold coin for every elimination scored. In addition, an elimination also bags you the number of gold coins your victim has amassed, so taking out a dominating player can be worth a huge amount. The top three Bounty Leaders with the most coins are displayed on a HUD scoreboard. The first player to collect 1,000 coins wins the match. Possessing a certain…