June 21, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit now has global release dates. Developer Dontnod Entertainment tweeted today that the free Life Is Strange sequel will release June 25 in North America and Europe and June 26 in Australia. Captain Spirit was first announced last week during Microsoft’s E3 media showcase. Set three years after Life Is Strange, Captain Spirit tells the story of a 10-year-old boy named Chris who either is or believes he is the titular superhero — it’s not clear which is the case. Although Chris is new to the series, the choices players make for him will affect the events…

June 21, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The fanbase for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds isn’t happy. Yesterday, the PUBG Corp. revealed PUBG would get its first Event Pass this Friday on PC with the new map Sanhok. The Event Pass will be a timed event in which players can earn limited-edition customization items. If it sounds a lot like Fortnite’s Battle Pass, that’s because it is. And like Fortnite’s Battle Pass, PUBG’s Event Pass will cost $10. But there’s been a backlash to the Event Pass. On social media and Reddit, fans have blasted the game’s developers for what they see as greedy business practices and failing to deliver an improved…

June 21, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Three Fields Entertainment, led by Criterion Games founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry, has announced Danger Zone 2 and Dangerous Driving. Both titles will be arriving on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One and look to be spiritual successors to the beloved Burnout franchise. Danger Zone 2, sequel to 2017’s Danger Zone, allows players to take their crashing antics out of the “Test Area” of the first game and onto public roads, including “the Freeways of the USA, the Motorways of the UK and the Autovias of Spain.” Furthermore, There will be “23 of the world’s most notorious accident blackspots…

June 21, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Fans of the infamously challenging Bloodborne and Dark Souls games won’t have to worry about developer FromSoftware going easy on them with its next game. In fact, it turns out Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is likely to be even more difficult than those games. “We think the level of enjoyment is going to really vary and be very broad from player to player,” FromSoftware president Hidetaka Miyazaki told GameSpot. “If you are that player who likes to take their time and carefully piece things together and learn the enemies’ weaknesses and positioning, and observe everything, you’re going to have a…

June 21, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Death Stranding fans have discovered a secret message in the E3 trailer that may offer further clues about the game. Polygon reports that an image from the newest Death Stranding trailer links back to a music video for the song Give Me An Answer. Lindsay Wagner’s Death Stranding character is wearing a coded Quipu necklace.Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

June 21, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The most popular game in the world, Arena of Valor, will kick off its two-week long closed beta on Nintendo Switch next week. The highly popular mobile MOBA will begin its summer beta period starting next week on June 28. The beta will only be available in North America and Europe, and fans can now enter for their chance to win an entry code by signing up through the website. While already a massively popular title in China, the MOBA only officially arrived on Western mobile devices last December. Arena of Valor currently has over 200 million registered players and…

June 21, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Sony’s PS4 once again topped new hardware sales, taking the top position for the month and retaining its position as the best-selling console of 2018 so far. State of Decay 2 took the top spot in software sales, beating out PS4 exclusives God of War and Detroit: Become Human. The PlayStation was the best-selling hardware platform, while the Nintendo Switch with neon red and blue Joy-con was the best selling SKU. While PS4 came out on top, May was an enormously successful month for all three consoles, with PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch hitting “all-time unit sales highs for a…

June 21, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds players who have had their accounts falsely banned are in for a small in-game windfall. PUBG devs have announced that players whose accounts were “improperly banned” in their bid to tackle cheaters will be granted a “small compensation of 20,000 BP” to their accounts. “As you know, one of our highest priorities is working towards eliminating hackers and cheaters from PUBG. We’ve made great strides in this area recently, but unfortunately sometimes we get it wrong, which was the case recently when a number of players were improperly banned and were unable to access the game for a…

June 21, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Don’t expect to see the Resident Evil 2 remake on the Nintendo Switch anytime soon, as Capcom has revealed it has no plans to bring the horror remake to the handheld platform. When asked by GamingBolt whether there’s any possibility of us seeing Resident Evil 2 on Switch, Capcom’s brand manager Mike Lunn responded, “No, not at this time. We just wanted to focus on PS4, Xbox One, and PC at the moment.” Though it doesn’t seem like Resident Evil 2 will be making its way to Switch anytime soon, that doesn’t mean the option has been ruled out completely or that…