December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Update: The Switch version of Bayonetta 2 will reportedly include a few new features, including local co-op and amiibo support. As reported by Polygon, a post on PlatinumGames’ website, which has since been pulled, reveals the following features will be included in the Switch version of Bayonetta 2: Local wireless cooperative play – The previously online-only coop Tag Climax is going local! Team up with a friend to take it on – online or off. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

A PlayStation Vita version of Stardew Valley will be released sometime in 2018. The popular farming simulator/RPG will come to Vita with cross-buy support, meaning those who already own the PlayStation 4 version will be able to download the Vita version at no cost. However, as noted in a post on the Stardew Valley website, the Vita version won’t feature the upcoming multiplayer update. A beta test for the update was planned for the end of this year, but according to publisher Chucklefish, it’s being pushed to early 2018 “in order to make room for polish and QA.” The update will also include…

December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Welcome back to our PC-focused show, Hot Keys! You can watch previous episodes here if you missed them. Every Friday at noon, Hot Keys will take a look at the five PC games you should check out this week. We’ll be finding you the diamond in the rough games you may have missed, as well as letting you know when a game you might already love has something exciting going on. We’ll also dive deeper into our top pick of the week for a hands-on Let’s Play to show off exactly why we like it so much. Watch the latest…

December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Bayonetta 1 and 2 are getting special editions for Europe and Japan when they launch early next year. Nintendo of Europe announced when the games come to Switch in February, players in Europe will be able to purchase the Bayonetta Special Edition, which includes a game card with Bayonetta 2, a download code for Bayonetta 1, a SteelBook, Verse cards, and stickers. Europe’s Bayonetta Special Edition, via TwitterContinue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Update: Bandai Namco has revealed a few details about the setting of Soulcalibur VI. The fighting game will take place during the 16th century and revisit the events of the original game to “uncover hidden truths,” according to the publisher. Additionally, Bandai Namco confirmed the game will feature a “diverse lineup of new and returning characters with their unique fighting styles including series mainstays; Mitsurugi and Sophitia.” Original story follows: Bandai Namco has announced Soulcalibur VI, showcasing a brief teaser of the game this evening during The Game Awards. Soulcalibur VI is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2018….

December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Bringing an MMO to consoles on a controller is always a tricky task, but I was amazed at how much Tera felt right at home when I played it on PS4 Pro this week. The free-to-play online RPG plays more like an action game than most of its MMO competition, relying on actual timing, dodging, and aim over damage dice rolls. It makes Tera feel closer to Devil May Cry than World of Warcraft, and as a result fits on a gamepad almost naturally. But making it seem like a simple translation sells short the work developer Bluehole and publisher…

December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Following a teaser trailer debuting at The Game Awards 2017, From Software has provided a window in which gamers can expect more details on the mystery title – promising only that there will be information to come “in the next 12 months”: Speculation is rife over what the project may actually be, with some wondering whether it could be a sequel to Bloodborne and others placing bets that it’s something entirely new; we’re not even sure whether “Shadows Die Twice” is intended to be teaser text or an actual title announcement. More details to follow in the next 12 months….

December 8, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Jack Black revealed he’ll be in Psychonauts 2 at The Game Awards. During a Jumanji segment, Black said he’s “good pals” with Double Fine’s Tim Schafer and listed Psychonauts 2 as a game he’s involved with, though he didn’t elaborate on his role. Black voiced characters in Brutal Legend and Broken Age. Psychonauts 2 was first announced in 2015 and is slated for release sometime in 2018. Miranda Sanchez is an Editor at IGN. You can chat with her about video games and anime on Twitter.Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 7, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

In addition to celebrating the best games of the year, The Game Awards 2017 featured a number of exciting reveals. If you missed the show or are just looking for an overview of the event, we’ve got you covered with a full rundown of all the news, trailers, and award winners from this year’s show. Here’s a look at all the world premieres, release date announcements, and more. New footage of Kojima Productions’ upcoming game Death Stranding was shown at The Game Awards. Watch the new trailer, featuring The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus, above. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico