September 20, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The long-awaited GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti are finally here, new “RTX” moniker and all, and well, they’re mighty impressive pieces of kit. Nvidia infused the radical Turing GPU at their hearts with dedicated RT and tensor cores to (hopefully) ignite a gaming future brimming with ray tracing and AI-enhanced graphics. The GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is the fastest graphics card ever, full stop. But I’ve heard plenty of people wondering: Should I buy a GeForce RTX 2080 or a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti?Nvidia’s new RTX graphics cards cost significantly more than their predecessors. But prices for the…

September 20, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The legendary composer of most of the music from the Final Fantasy series, Nobuo Uematsu, is stepping down from work due to health issues. On his blog, Uematsu says that he is taking the rest of the year off to recover properly from an unnamed disease, and is hopeful he will make a full recovery. Uematsu joined Square in 1985, where he composed the music to the majority of Final Fantasy titles, Chrono Trigger, Lost Odyssey and  Blue Dragon, alongside a wealth of others. He left Square in 2004 to form his own production studio – Smile Please – but continues…

September 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. UPDATE: Walmart, Amazon, GameStop and Best Buy all have preorders available. Sony dropped a bombshell on an unsuspecting internet last night, announcing the PlayStation Classic mini console is coming to stores December 3. The PlayStation Classic costs $99, has 20 games, 2 controllers, and includes an HDMI cable and USB cable, as well as an instruction manual that’s almost a work of art in its industrial simplicity. Preorder PlayStation Classic Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

September 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

BEYOND! On this week’s episode of Beyond, IGN’s weekly PlayStation show, Jonathon Dornbush, Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Jon Ryan discuss the possibility of whether Insomniac Games is really teasing its next game within Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4, as well as offer their recommendations for what to play after you’ve beaten and platinumed Spidey’s adventure. They also dive into Shadow of the Tomb Raider, PS4’s mysterious 6.00 update, a literal minute of Kingdom Hearts discussion, Divinity: Original Sin II, and Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey’s season pass. Timecodes: Intro – 00:00 Is Insomniac Already Teasing a New Game? – 1:12 Continue reading…Powered…

September 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Apple Watch Series 4: The reviews are inAfter several days of testing, reviewers around the world are sharing their impressions of the redesigned, re-engineered Apple Watch Series 4:  The New York Times “The new Apple Watch is perhaps one of the most significant developments in wearable gadgets in years.”Women’s Health “The new Apple Watch health and fitness features make it a powerful device for your overall well-being. That’s because game-changing bells and whistles have elevated the Apple Watch Series 4 from an investment-worthy health accessory to a sleek and beautiful device that actually might save your life.”USA Today “Bigger display, fall detection and ECG may…

September 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Niantic has announced that the Mythical Pokemon Deoxys will replace Mewtwo in EX raids. In a post on Pokemon Go’s official site, Niantic confirmed that Deoxys’ Normal Forme (one of four possible forms of Deoxys) will only be accessible via EX Raids, which require an invitation in order to participate. However, starting with Pokemon Go’s newest update, players will be able to share an EX Raid with one player on their friends list, as long as they’ve achieved Ultra Friend status or higher. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

September 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Fortnite’s mysterious cube has plunged into the depths of Loot Lake where it quickly dissolved and turned the entire lake into one giant bounce field. Today at 1PM PT, the cube made its final move and dropped into the lake. As soon as it made contact with the water, the cube began to melt and dissolve. Within a minute, the remains of the cube spread across the entire lake where it quickly crystallized into a flat and bouncy surface. The cube as it melted into Loot Lake.Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

September 19, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Yesterday Sony announced its own NES and SNES Classic competitor with the PlayStation Classic, a micro console complete with 20 games from its extensive library. Including Wild Arms, Ridge Racer Type 4, Final Fantasy VII, Tekken 3, Jumping Flash, and other “legacy” titles set to be revealed soon, the PlayStation Classic will release on December 3 for $99. Naturally, a nostalgic announcement like this had the internet awash with reactions ranging from generous doses of snark to demands for specific games to be included in the 20-game lineup. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico