March 5, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Azio Retro Classic isn’t the cheapest vintage-style mechanical keyboard we’ve seen, but it’s certainly one of the most striking. From its deep, clicky keystrokes and wood or leather paneling to its LED-backlit keys and rechargeable battery, the Bluetooth-enabled Retro Classic (available for $220 from Azio at the time of this writing) will delight serious typists with old souls and money to burn. To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 5, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Monster Hunter: World has now shipped 7.5 million copies, making it the best selling game in Capcom’s history. Announced in a press release, it outdoes the best efforts of Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Mega Man and Devil May Cry. This achievement comes before World gets a PC release, currently scheduled for autumn this year. Capcom’s previous best-seller was Resident Evil 5, which had shipped 7.3 million copies as of December 2017. World had previously become the fastest-selling game in Capcom’s history, but this will be the more important milestone for the developer. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

March 4, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Hearthstone has set a blistering pace so far in 2018. The game has seen its first World Championship Finals outside BlizzCon, has completely revamped its esports structure, has nerfed problematic cards, has adjusted its ranked play system and has held events like Wildfest. I caught up with Lead Game Producer for Hearthstone, Yong Woo, to dig into the details of the latest announcement, which included in-game tournament support and new Hall of Fame cards, as well as to chat about the health of the game in general. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

March 4, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

As the Nintendo Switch leaps into its second year on the market, let’s take a look back at seven of the best games that you probably missed and need to play. Okay, let’s face it. Nobody asked for this. But there’s no going back now because the Rabbids have officially invaded the Mushroom Kingdom. However, this isn’t your typical Mario game. At its core, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle is a tactics-based RPG with a surprisingly deep and challenging turn-based combat system. It’s a unique and stylish game that brings a new twist to the mushroom kingdom. Whether you’re a veteran…

March 3, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s no secret that the Nintendo Switch has been a massive success. In fact, it’s sold more units in a shorter amount of time than any other console that’s ever come before it. Which begs the question: how did Nintendo win back the market with the Switch? Without the advantage of a holiday launch, Nintendo has sold over 4.8 million Switches in the United States, and over 14.8 million units globally – surpassing the previous sales record held by the Nintendo Wii and becoming the fastest selling console in U.S. history. While in Japan, Nintendo sold over 3.3 million units…

March 3, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Rusting Hulks—not exactly the most inspiring name for humanity’s saviors. And yet that sad group of orange-colored mechs finally got the deed done. It was around 4 a.m. We’d battled our way across two islands full of giant bugs, entered their volcanic lair, and were on the verge of killing off the Vek leader, a moth probably fifty feet long. Doing so would secure the bomb we’d warped in here, saving the Earth.I knew what I had to do. With my jet already on fire, I fired a missile at the Vek, enfolding it in smoke. Blinded, the Vek…