April 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Classic SEGA games from the Genesis and Master System are making their way to Nintendo Switch. During its annual SEGA FES event in Japan, the company announced a new initiative to bring classic games—including Sonic the Hedgehog, Phantasy Star, and Thunder Force 2—to Nintendo’s console under the Sega Ages label. As reported by Polygon, over 15 games from SEGA’s library of classics will be released on the Nintendo Switch eShop in Japan. There’s currently no word on if/when the initiative will expand to those in the west. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Shenmue and Shenmue II are coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2018, SEGA announced today. While specific graphical enhancements weren’t detailed, the publisher says the upcoming re-releases will be the “definitive version” of each game. These new versions will include “fully scalable screen resolution,” PC graphics options, and an updated UI. Players will also have the choice between modern or classic controls, as well as original Japanese or English voiceovers. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions will be available both digitally and at retail, while the PC version will be released via Steam. Preorders for all…

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Darksiders 3 and Biomutant publisher THQ Nordic is skipping E3…because its employees have plans to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The company announced via a recent blog post it won’t attend E3 2018 because it doesn’t want to miss one of the biggest sporting events, which kicks off in Russia on June 14. E3 2018 takes place from June 12-14 in Los Angeles. THQ Nordic will instead show its upcoming game lineup, including Darksiders 3, Biomutant, Wreckfest, and Fade to Silence at other events later this year. This includes Gamescom, which takes place in Cologne, Germany from August 21-25, and at…

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Terraria: Otherworld has been cancelled. Re-Logic made the announcement on Terraria’s official forum, stating it the decision stems from the fact the game is “equal parts far from vision and beyond behind schedule.” Otherworld was originally announced three years ago, and although the team confirms it has “absolutely made progress during that time,” in a recent status review of the game Re-Logic and 505/Pipeworks determined the game was so far from completion, in both work and time, it would “greatly interfere” with the studio’s other projects, which would land the team in “a very undesirable state.” Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The War Machine is Call of Duty: WW2’s second multiplayer DLC, and among its four maps and a Zombies expansion, there are more winners than losers. Its new content ranges from an excellent new standard multiplayer map and Zombies Easter egg challenge all the way down to some maps prone to miserably unbalanced spawn camping and a dogfight without enough room to spread your wings, which makes this an inconsistent but overall worthwhile expansion. Of the three new core multiplayer maps, Egypt stands out as the best and one I’m always hoping for to pop up in the rotation. For…

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Football Manager Touch 2018 is now available for Nintendo Switch. Sega announced and released the game on the Nintendo eShop today and it’s priced at $40 USD. FM Touch, which is the tablet version of the popular management simulation, has been fully optimized for Nintendo’s console. It features a customized control system with support for both the touchscreen and Joy-Con controllers. Additionally, FM touch offers a fully-fledged single-player experience alongside the 3D Match Engine, which makes its debut on consoles. The Switch port is co-developed by Sports Interactive and Hardlight, the studio behind Sonic Dash and Sonic Jump. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Sea of Thieves will be getting plenty of new content starting in May and stretch out over the summer with updates and weekly events. Developer Rare detailed its post-release support for the game, revealing that additional content will come via weekly events featuring new mechanics and rewards. This will kick off in May with the release of The Hungering Deep, which will introduce a new AI threat to the world for players to go up against. Alongside this mysterious new threat, Rare will also be adding new mechanics to assist players and unique rewards to earn. During the summer, the…