April 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on IGN sister-site Mashable.com. Find them on Facebook, and check out their article on why The Nintendo Switch is the best console for gaming in comfort. At its surface, Nintendo Labo is a fun and innovative blend of building and gaming, but more importantly, it’s a concept that’s changing the way we think about video game consoles and what exactly defines a video game. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Welcome back to Game Scoop!, IGN’s weekly video game talk show. This week we’re talking Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Castlevania, Shenmue, and more. Watch the video above or download the podcast below. Download Game Scoop! Episode 480 Or subscribe in iTunes and never miss an episode. Subscribe to the Game Scoop! YouTube channel and never miss a video. This episode of Game Scoop! is sponsored by ForHims.Powered by WPeMatico

April 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Ever since the reveal of Shenmue III at E3 2015, fans have held high hopes that the first two games in the series, until now consigned to the obsolete Dreamcast and original Xbox, would be remastered for modern consoles. In fact, discussions at Sega were underway even before the Kickstarter campaign for the forthcoming sequel began. Speaking just hours after the announcement of new console and PC ports of Shenmue I & II, John Clark, Sega Europe’s executive vice president of publishing told IGN that the project has been under discussion internally for several years – but that the announcement…

April 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

DOWNLOAD UNLOCKED 342 (Audio version) Our Xbox crew discusses the big rumor that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 won’t have a single-player campaign. Plus: an apology to Ubisoft following Michael Ironside’s recent Blacklist-era revelation, updates on State of Decay 2 and Sea of Thieves, Shenmue returns, a big publisher decides to skip E3, and more! Thanks to our sponsor this week, Hims. Check ’em out at ForHims.com. Oh, and Unlocked now has its own snazzy new homepage! Bookmark this: go.ign.com/unlocked Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Our IGN First game this month is Detroit: Become Human, the next PlayStation exclusive cinematic adventure from David Cage and Quantic Dream (Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls). We traveled to Quantic Dream’s studio in Paris to go behind the scenes of the game ahead of its May 25 release date. Please bookmark this page and check back often, as we’ll be adding everything we do in Detroit right here!  Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Not many realize it, but it’s true: The Bard’s Tale is one of the oldest franchises in gaming history. The dark-humor adventure/RPG began as a 1985 Apple II title under the direction of Michael Cranford with help from Brian Fargo, and Fargo has carried the torch ever since. In fact, the series has more or less returned from the dead twice: first as a hack-and-slash action-RPG for PS2 and Xbox in 2004, and then again for PC via Kickstarter in 2015 for The Bard’s Tale 4. That Kickstarter was successful, and now The Bard’s Tale 4 is coming along quite…

April 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The HD remake of Disgaea: Hour of Darkness has been announced for the west. Per PlayStation Blog, the remake, titled Disgaea 1 Complete, will launch this fall for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. Along with updated HD graphics, the game will feature English and Japanese audio options, as well as English and French subtitles. Also featured is the Etna Mode, which includes extra characters not found in the original release. Fans can now preorder the $50 USD standard version or the $100 USD Rosen Queen’s Finest Edition, the latter of which which will be available in limited quantities from NIS America’s online store. Continue reading…Powered by…

April 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Last night, Fortnite’s Tilted Towers became the site of a massive demolition fest and dance party to welcome a mysterious meteor the community has been tracking for a month. The meteor didn’t end up striking Tilted Towers as anticipated, but the Fortnite community still got some excitement out of it. Reddit user xsqoof posted to the Fortnite subreddit yesterday to plan the event, writing, “Today, at 6:00 PM EST we will all queue up at the same time into solos, and land at Tilted Towers to honor it’s greatness by destroying every single structure in the city. Every tree, every building,…

April 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Our IGN First month of coverage with PS4’s exclusive Detroit: Become Human continues! In this new look at the cinematic PS4 adventure game from inside Quantic Dream’s Paris-based development studio, we look at how the lighting and player agency separate the creation of Detroit from the traditional movie-making process. We should note that there are no spoilers for Detroit: Become Human in the above video. Enjoy! Above: Our first Detroit: Become Human video of the month, about the crazy amount of choices and branching narrative paths the game has. Detroit: Become Human is our IGN First game for April, which…