June 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In addition to highlighting a bunch of nifty collectibles and helpful day one DLC, yesterday’s announcement of Red Dead Redemption 2’s pre-order bonuses gave us a fair amount of insight on new gameplay mechanics, locations and potential details on Red Dead 2’s multiplayer component. Aside from registering a domain name and acknowledging that Red Dead Redemption 2 would provide a “brand new online multiplayer experience,” we’ve known next to nothing about the online component of Red Dead 2 until this pre-order bonus announcement. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

June 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Total War: Three Kingdoms has been delayed to Spring 2019, according to information provided at the end of their latest trailer for the game. Previously scheduled for a Fall 2018 launch, it appears that developer Creative Assembly needs a little more time to finish their latest Total War title. When the Total War team initially announced Three Kingdoms on Twitter, they revealed that the game would be the first in the series to explore ancient China. The Cao Cao In-Engine Trailer dives into Three Kingdoms’ plot, where a child-emperor is being manipulated by the tyrant Dong Zhuo, and other warlords and…

June 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s all fun and games until Fortnite is banned at school, at least until you discover Fortnite on Scratch. Scratch is an online coding community where kids can create and share their own games and animations, but students are now using it to play knockoff versions of Fortnite when it’s banned from school. Among the hundreds of Fortnite related creations, the fan game simply titled “Fortnite” by 5j-essex, is by far the most popular with over 500,000 views since it was uploaded in January of this year. “Fortnite” by 5j-essexContinue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

June 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The first episode of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead: The Final Season is coming out in just a few months. Episode one will be available for download on Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4 on August 14. The Nintendo Switch version will be released later this year. Players can preorder the game starting on June 8 for $20 USD. The Final Season follows Celementine, who’s now a fierce and capable survivor, trying to build a new life at a secluded school and protect an orphaned boy named AJ. Players can expect tough new choices to make, a new over-the-shoulder camera…

June 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Amazon’s Echo Show is one of our favorite smart speakers, to the point that we described it as “the most capable mainstream smart home assistant on the market” in our 4-star review. And right now you can snag all its smarts and functionality for a killer deal on Amazon—the Echo Show is just $150, down from a list price of $230 and good for the lowest price we’ve ever seen.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

June 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Ubisoft has announced a revenue sharing program for its Rainbow Six Pro League with the introduction of new themed in-game items. The Pilot Program will launch alongside the League’s Season 8, introducing paid charms and weapon skins representing both the Pro League itself and 11 “Pilot Teams”. Revenue from these will be split between the teams and the Rainbow Six Invitational 2019 prize pool. “For us, the Pilot Program is a way to reward the teams that are contributing to the League and help it grow,” said François-Xavier Dénièle, Ubisoft EMEA’s Esports Director. “For fans, we believe it is one of…

June 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A mere day after Intel surprised the world by announcing a 28-core processor, AMD upped the ante with Threadripper 2, headed by a 32-core, 64-thread beast of a chip. In this special episode of The Full Nerd, AMD’s senior VP of computing, Jim Anderson, sat down with Gordon after the reveal to dive deeper into the specifics and design of the chip, like he did after 2nd-gen Ryzen’s launch.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

June 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Oxford University Press reports that Epic Games’ Fortnite is influencing the language of children aged 5 – 13. Along with slime and unicorns, Fortnite was found to be a subject that influenced the language in the submissions of over 130,000 stories submitted to the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show’s 500 Words contest, according to the Oxford University Press’ analysis, reports BBC News. Gaming terms were more prevalent this year, with ‘console’ and ‘noob’ popping up, while ‘game’ was mentioned 30,000 times, up 66% from last year’s 17,000 mentions. They were most prominently used by boys between the ages of five and nine….