May 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In April, Google launched its first major Gmail redesign since 2013, and in a sense it was an acknowledgement of all the ways Google had fallen behind.With 1.4 billion users logging into Gmail at least once per month, the service has become resistant to change. This in turn has been a boon to the email software business, allowing third-party apps like Mailbox, Spark, Astro, and Newton to invent new features on a more regular basis. Several of Gmail’s most notable new features come straight from these apps, and from the broader software world in general. And while some have previously…

May 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Dark Souls: Remastered has appeared on Steam a whole day early, so PC players can get stuck in right now. Bandai Namco hasn’t made an official announcement of the game’s PC release, but Dark Souls Remastered is available to buy now on Steam. The title replaces the original, which was removed from the platform earlier this month. Owners of the Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition on Steam can upgrade to the remastered version for a discounted price, getting 50% off. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Battlefield is returning to its World War II roots, with all new stories, weapons, classes, and customization options from your character to your company. It’s also getting rid of Premium Pass and map packs, so everyone gets every map. Release date is October 19, and right now there are two editions available to preorder: standard and deluxe, At the moment, the main available preorder bonus is beta access, but it’s extraordinarily likely more will be added as more editions…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo has filed another trademark in Japan fueling further speculation that an N64 mini console might be on its way. Spotted by Japanese Nintendo, the trademark application is listed to cover purposes including video game program, controller, joystick, and download-capable electronic game program. There are also several mentions regarding downloadable software and more specifically software for phones, so it also could be hinting at more Nintendo mobile games to be released in the future. Of course, with the N64 trademark mention, this has led to many fans speculating Nintendo is indeed looking at making a Nintendo 64 Classic mini-console. Of course, Nintendo…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

EA has confirmed some extra details about Battlefield V, including microtransactions and lootboxes, as well as more information about its reveal trailer. An EA representative confirmed to IGN following the reveal of Battlefield V that the action seen in the trailer was “all in-engine footage and representative of things you can do in the game.” EA also confirmed to IGN that the game will not feature lootboxes. and that the items available for purchase in-game are cosmetic only. “What you can purchase are vanity items directly and through grind and premium currency,” a representative for EA told IGN. “You cannot pay for…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Two months’ worth of leaks ruined most of the surprise, but as promised EA and DICE officially revealed Battlefield V today. As expected, the series is returning to World War II, coming full circle to where Battlefield 1942 started over 15 years ago.I suspect this homecoming would feel more groundbreaking were it not for Call of Duty: WWII last year. That said, I’ve been anticipating Battlefield’s take on World War II, seeing what Frostbite could do with it—and now we’ve seen a bit.Take a look at the initial reveal trailer: Due for release on October 19, Battlefield V is bringing…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

50v50 is one of Fortnite’s most popular limited-time modes and fans are asking to have it to stay as a permanent mode. Limited-time modes in Fortnite last about one to two weeks, leaving players worried that the recent return of the 50v50 mode will be leaving in the next few days. Community posts on Reddit and the official Fortnite Forums include fans clamoring for the mode to stay and are consistently some of the most popular posts over the last few days. According to fans, 50v50 allows for both casual and active playstyles, as opposed to the more calculated and intense nature…