May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Deathgarden, the newest game from Dead by Daylight developer Behavior Digital, is a different take on asymmetrical PvP. This near-future bloodsport has one person playing what seems like a more traditional FPS, but the other five are teamed up against them in a third-person game of capture point keepaway. I got my hands on Deathgarden’s closed alpha, and it’s already deep, fast, and shaping up to be a whole lot of fun. It’s a simple premise: a team of five Runners have to sprint and climb around a randomized map, coordinating to capture two of the three available capture points….

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Jurassic World Evolution sticks you in charge of the Islands known as Las Cinco Muertes, which is more cheerfully known as The Five Deaths. Why anybody would decide to start a resort full of spiky teethed monsters on something called the FIVE DEATHS is beyond me but do you know what? I’m glad they did. You can take a look at Isla Tacano in the video up above. The island is apparently a tropical paradise where the weather is generally nice BUT can be hit by the occasional be hit by severe storms and sometimes twisters. What could possibly go wrong…

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Epic Games has already nerfed Thanos in Fortnite’s Infinity Gauntlet Limited Time mode. The new mode went live yesterday in a Fortnite / Avengers: Infinity War crossover. Players who find the gauntlet transform into Thanos and get all kinds of buffs, but Epic Games has already had to make the Mad Titan a little weaker. Epic announced the news in an update on Reddit. Thanos’ shield cap has been decreased from 300 to 200, laser damage vs. players has been decreased from 15 to 12, and his max health has been increased from 700 to 800. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The good news: There’s light at the end of the long, dark-ish tunnel that is Destiny 2’s endgame woes. The bad news: It’s not Warmind, probably.No surprise, really. The smart money’s betting on a Hail Mary expansion this fall, another Taken King-style resurrection for the much-maligned (but still addictive) sequel. But I know some people were hoping Warmind ($20 on Battle.net) might salvage Destiny 2’s first year and, well, it doesn’t. Having played through the additional story missions and spent a few hours in the other modes, Warmind feels more like the second act of a trilogy, the setup so whatever…

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 has been announced and it’s coming out this August. The latest entry in Konami’s franchise will be released on August 28 for PS4 and Xbox One and August 30 for PC. The game will be available in two  physical editions, with Phillippe Coutinho on the front cover of the standard edition. David Beckham will be on the front cover of the special edition, which will grant fans the opportunity to unlock myClub bonuses. There will also be a digital-only Legend edition available at launch. Konami promises to continue to increase the number of licenses, including more fully…

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s a miracle Theme Hospital was made. It’s a miracle Theme Hospital holds up. It’s a miracle Theme Hospital, 20 years after release, is still spoken of with a reverence reserved for a few elite games. A simulator from that era in the ‘90s where seemingly everything was primed for simulation, Theme Hospital’s mandate of “Build and manage a hospital” doesn’t sound like a great time.And yet it was, and continues to be. Awkward interface aside, Theme Hospital is still one of the all-time great builders, and still well worth playing in 2018. It’s high time someone came along and…

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

While Microsoft’s Windows Defender is pretty good for basic security, there’s still a lot to be gained from using a robust, third-party suite. Today, Newegg has a great deal on a good anti-virus suite for up to three-PCs.For $24 you can pick up AVG Internet Security 2018 with the checkout code EMCPUPY34.The purchase includes AVG, as well as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 3.0. The license is for three PCs for one year. The checkout code is from Newegg’s daily sales email circular, so you will have to supply the retailer with your email address to get the deal.To read this article in full,…

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Waymo’s plan to launch a transportation service with self-driving cars in Phoenix, Arizona, later this year has a bit more riding on it than usual. Phoenix is just 10 miles from Tempe, Arizona, where a self-driving test car from rival Uber killed a pedestrian in March of this year. No pressure, Waymo.The company made a strong case Tuesday morning at Google I/O for how AI technology made its self-driving cars ready to hit the streets solo. But one of its strongest examples also showed how a self-driving car could intelligently scare the bejeezus out of a rider. It’ll be interesting…

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The inaugural season of the Overwatch League kicked off back in January, and while Stage 4 and the Playoffs are still ahead of us, the season’s climactic finale is now in sight. The Grand Finals will be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, over a period of two days on July 27-28. “Following the end of the Overwatch League regular season on Sunday, June 17,” reads a press release, “the postseason will begin, with a field of six teams on Wednesday, July 11 at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles in Burbank, California. After the playoffs conclude, two finalists will take center…