February 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is coming to PC on March 8, developer Fatshark announced today. A console release date has not been revealed at this time. Fatshark also announced a preorder exclusive beta for Vermintide 2, which will begin on February 28. In addition to beta access, those who preorder on Steam will receive the Vermintide 1 DLC Death on the Reik. The sequel to 2015’s Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide will stay “true to the beautifully dark atmosphere of the world,” while introducing “new ideas and experiences,” according to Fatshark CEO Martin Wahlund. Among those new experiences are an overhaul to…

February 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Rainbow Six Siege has only gotten bigger since its release over two years ago, and as the community has grown, so have the stakes at this year’s Invitational. Last year’s $200,000 USD prize pool has more than doubled, as 16 teams will compete this week for $500,000 USD. IGN will be streaming the final two days of the Invitational’s Main Event beginning this Saturday, February 17, at 7 a.m. PT (10 a.m. ET/3 p.m. UK/Sunday, February 18, at 2 a.m. AET). Coverage will resume the following day, February 18, at 7 a.m. PT (10 a.m. ET/3 p.m. UK/Monday, February 19, at…

February 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

CD Projekt Red has announced a new draft-based mode for The Witcher card game called Gwent Arena. The developer shared the news on its livestream yesterday, PC Gamer reports. Gwent Arena let players build decks from random cards to use in a series of games against Gaunter O’Dimm, the Man of Glass. To participate in the Arena, players will need to cough up 150 ore or $1.99 for a single run, which will end after the completion of nine successful contracts, or three player deaths. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Far Cry 5 is our IGN First game of the month. Today, I’m so excited to share with you a glimpse at one of the main villains you’ll be encountering in the messed up war zone that’s become of the beautiful, organic setting of Montana in Far Cry 5. The Far Cry series has had a knack for lovable psychopathic villains. From Far Cry 3’s charismatic Vaas Montenegro, the insanely cool bro that you wouldn’t mind having a beer with, to Far Cry 4’s Pagan Min, the eloquent psycho with a penchant for formality, there’s no shortage of friendly faces…

February 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Starting February 27, Twitch Prime members will be able to download the PC version of Devil May Cry HD for free. A Capcom Unity blog post explains that, to get yourself a copy, you’ll need to have a Twitch Prime or Amazon Prime account. Log in via the Twitch Desktop App and you’ll be able to claim your free game there. This is a limited-time offer, but Capcom hasn’t yet specified how long the promotion will run for or when it will end. The Devil May Cry HD Collection was announced last year and as its release date draws closer, there are some who believe…

February 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

For Honor has hit another milestone, having amassed a player base of 7.5 million – with one million unique players every month. In an earnings call this week, the developer-publisher called out its medieval melee multiplayer game’s success. The game has hit its first birthday as of today. Its success is due in part to its regular updates, keeping fans invested. Tomorrow, the game’s fifth season of content, Age of Wolves will go live, and Ubisoft will roll out dedicated servers. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

When we first reviewed Bayonetta 2 in 2014 on Wii U, we gave it a 9.5. Here’s what we said about it then: “Every aspect of Bayonetta 2 feels polished and focused. At times, the writing feels ridiculous, but I still love how it plays. The superb pacing and combat are just that good. By the end I was convinced: This sequel builds on everything that made the original great, and delivers one of the most satisfying action games I’ve played.” Read the full Bayonetta 2 for Wii U review. The Switch version delivers that same action-packed experience, while smoothing out…

February 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Splatoon 2 was released for the Nintendo Switch last July and of all of the console’s stellar titles so far, it’s the first to sell 2 million copies in Japan. Siliconera reported the figure, courtesy of Famitsu’s sales tracker. Since its release on July 21, 2017 to February 11, 2018, the game has sold 2,016,182 copies, not including digital sales. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico