December 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Mortal Kombat 11 was officially revealed during the 2018 Game Awards with a gore-filled trailer. The release date for Mortal Kombat 11 is April 23, 2019, so there’s plenty of time for NetherRealm Studios to tease more characters, more editions, and other Mortal Kombat 11 extras and surprises. With Mortal Kombat 11 only having just been announced, so far there are only 2 different versions available: the Mortal Kombat 11 standard edition, and the Mortal Kombat 11 premium…

December 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

South Korea’s National Assembly recently passed an amendment that can result in players caught boosting in online games getting charged with a two-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of up to $18,000. As reported by Inven (via Dot Esports), the law is an amendment to South Korea’s Game Industry Promotion Act, which already applied these punishments to crimes related to hacking, the illegal distribution and licensing of games, and more. Boosting occurs when a highly-skilled player in games like Overwatch or League of Legends is paid to artificially boost another player’s ranking by logging onto their account and winning matches for…

December 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Doom creator John Romero and Romero Games announced Monday on the 25th anniversary of Doom, a free megawad they are releasing for the original Doom, called Sigil. Sigil is comprised of a total of 18 levels, with nine for single-player and nine for deathmatch that will be released in mid-February 2019. Players must own the original 1993 registered version of Doom to be able to play the new levels. According to Romero Games, Sigil is the, “spiritual successor to the fourth episode of Doom” and will pick up right where the previous left off. Two limited edition fan boxes of Sigil…

December 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Production on a film adaptation of the novel Metro 2033 has been halted after its screenwriters struggled to move its setting from a post-apocalyptic Moscow to Washington D.C. The rights to the film have reverted back to author Dmitry Glukhovsky, according to an interview he gave with VG247. MGM had previously acquired film rights back in 2012 and attempted to adapt it with writer F. Scott Frazier, who wrote xXx: Return of Xander Cage. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Monster Hunter World has announced a raft of new updates, including a paid expansion pack called Iceborne, and a collaboration with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Iceborne will be available in Autumn 2019, and includes “new quest ranks, locales, monsters, moves and equipment”. Its new story will also follow from the main game’s conclusion. Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto explained that Iceborne will be the size of previous “G” or “Ultimate” entries in the series – essentially, it should feel like a whole extra game. Pricing and an exact release date will be announced later. In a separate update, timed for early 2019,…

December 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

With the Black Armory, Bungie has opted to dramatically shift its content delivery strategy for Destiny 2, and results are mixed. On the one hand, if you’ve hit the maximum level you’ll have new weapons to chase and a few of the new Forges to explore, which is good enough to keep me busy for a while. However if you’re not at that 600 power level yet and have been excitedly looking forward to new PVP maps, Strikes, or Story missions to help you reach it in an entertaining way, then you’ll probably be disappointed as that’s all completely absent….

December 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Amid the excitement of the new winter themed skins and icy map updates, Fortnite added a separate mode that elevates the already insanely popular game to a new level of depth. Fortnite Creative is big, ambitious, and inventive in its goal to give creators the tools to build their dream worlds and wildest creations. When you have something good, make the most of it. That’s certainly the mindset behind Epic’s consistent updates and patches. Love it or hate it, Fortnite is a finely crafted game with a powerfully impressive engine, no matter your thoughts on the battle royale genre. It’s…