November 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo plans to remove a controversial Native American reference from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Mr. Game & Watch character. Smash Bros. Ultimate’s Mr. Game & Watch character appeared with a feather on his head and torch in his hand during Nintendo’s recent Japanese Super Smash Bros. Ultimate live stream. It’s a callback to the 1982 game Fire Attack, in which players controlled a cowboy who had to defend a wooden fort from Native Americans attempting to set it on fire. “Nintendo has been planning to distribute an update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate that removes the feather from the silhouette…

November 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s only been out a day, but players have already been discovering Easter Eggs inside From Software’s new adventure, Déraciné – and one in particular has got some fans excited that Bloodborne 2 might be on the way. As discovered by Amazing Komaru (via Fextra Life), a doll can be found in the new VR game, which makes a gesture known to Bloodborne players as “Make Contact” – the same gesture used by Bloodborne character, The Doll. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

November 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

You don’t need to settle for a simple Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV Stick. If you’re looking for a media streamer that checks virtually every high-end box you could ask for and can play games from a wide variety of sources, Nvidia’s Shield TV with remote is just $140 on Amazon right now. That’s $40 cheaper than the usual price of $180 for the device we crowned “the best media streamer for geeks.” We haven’t seen the Shield TV price drop very often, and this is the all-time low for Nvidia’s streaming box.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by…

November 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Google Pixel 3 has arrived and it’s more fragile than ever. Not only is there more screen on the front, the back is now entirely made of glass as well, making it likely to crack somewhere if you drop it. You know where we’re going with this—you’re going to need a case. Here are the best ones we’ve found so far:  Google Pixel 3 Fabric Case View Speck Presidio Grip View Under Armour Protect Verge View LifeProof Next View Otterbox Defender View OtterBox Symmetry Clear View Totallee Thin View Speck Presidio Stay Clear View Incipio DualPro View To read…

November 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

When shopping for an electric toothbrush, Philips Sonicare and Braun Oral B instantly come to mind. These brands offer outstanding entry-level electric toothbrushes for a fair price. However, the lower-priced models don’t include the bells and whistles the higher end models offer, and these toothbrushes can easily cost over $100. If you’re looking for a feature-packed electric toothbrush that doesn’t carry a name brand premium, this $49.99 Platinum Sonic toothbrush is for you.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

November 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s battle royale mode, Blackout, already featured zombies in select areas, but the latest update adds the fearsome Blightfather boss from Zombies into the mix. Previously seen in Blackout during the mode’s beta stage, the Blightfather will be located south of the map’s Aslyum area in the Graveyard. You’ll know when he is available by a red pillar of light, and Treyarch said in a Reddit post that those who kill him will be “handsomely rewarded.” Blightfather was originally seen in the Zombies map IX, and can also be fought on the Voyage of Despair…

November 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Fortnite’s could be getting its first localised challenges, and sending Korean players to internet cafes. The latest Fortnite challenges will be sending players out of the comfort of their homes, but it may only be Korean players that can join in the fun. The PCB (‘PC Bangs’, the Korean term for PC cafes) challenges leaked on Twitter after dataminers found references to them in the latest update, alongside in-game screenshots. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

November 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

AMD’s Ryzen 2 consumer CPU isn’t coming until 2019, but we saw hints of what to expect in “Rome,” the 64-core server CPU AMD unveiled on Tuesday. It’s based on a new 7nm Zen 2 core that’s likely to find its way into Ryzen 2 next year. Let’s take a closer look.  Each Rome CPU will feature 64 cores with symmetrical multi-threading for 128 threads per socket. The CPU itself is “revolutionary,” AMD said, and is built around eight separate 7nm “chiplets” with eight cores each.The chipsets contain no memory controller or PCIe, but are instead tied to a central IO…