July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Following discoveries earlier this week, and then subsequent uncertainty over those discoveries, Sony Santa Monica Studio has confirmed God of War’s fabled “final” secret Easter egg has been discovered. A set of runes inside Kratos’ house discovered earlier this week tied into what many believed could be the final secret game director Cory Barlog and other members of the team have been discussing. However, without official word, fans waited to find out if more had to be uncovered. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Editors Note: Hori has announced a problem with the D-Pad Controller – if left connected to the Switch in sleep mode, the Joy-Con may drain the Switch battery fast. Released July 26 in Japan and eventually slated for a Western release, Hori’s new D-Pad Controller (L) for Nintendo Switch answers the prayers of many Nintendo fans, offering a traditional plus-shaped pad for the left thumb. We tested the D-Pad Controller extensively with several games and can highly recommend it – with a few major caveats. Hori’s controller is designed for use in place of your left Joy-Jon in handheld mode….

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The new Steam Chat is here and it’s pretty great, even if it won’t woo entrenched PC gamers from Discord. But there’s one aspect that isn’t so hot: Every time you open Steam, your friends list and the new chat automatically opens up in another window. Arg. The options menu doesn’t offer any obvious tools to stop it from happening, but fortunately, you can stop the new Steam Chat from opening when you launch Steam a couple different ways.The first method is simple. By default, Steam is supposed to remember your Chat status when you launch the application. So if…

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In this first episode of True Blue Hero, we trace how Mega Man X changed the already beloved Mega Man formula and launched the Blue Bomber to iconic status in games history. Presented by Capcom.Powered by WPeMatico

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Loot boxes are dead. Rest in peace, loot boxes. Okay, not 100 percent, but all three of 2017’s most egregious poster children—Star Wars: Battlefront II, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, and Forza Motorsport 7—have now gone so far as to remove all traces of loot boxes from their existence. Pretty cool.That news, plus a Steel Division sequel, Reaper’s shotgun gets Nerfed, Nintendo sues ROM sites, Night Dive remasters Forsaken, and Sunless Skies slips to 2019.This is gaming news for July 23 to 27.Free-kend Looking for something to do this weekend? Overwatch is free-to-try, from now through July 30. The full roster…

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Fortnite has been playable on iOS since April, and Epic Games announced in May that it would arrive on Android devices this summer. But, if a pair of new reports are to be believed, Fortnite on Android will get a 30-day timed exclusive on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 before coming to other Android devices. Both 9to5Google and XDA Developers reported the supposed timed exclusivity. Rumors peg the release date of the Galaxy Note 9 – which Samsung won’t even reportedly officially announce until August 9 – as August 24. If all of these reports and rumors are accurate, that would mean all…

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In this episode of the Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray dig deep into the nuances of how Intel’s most powerful Core processors work—and announce a giveaway for one of the best CPUs available today. Plus, we get to dump on Apple!Yep, we start things off with the outrage du jour: The nasty throttling that occurs when you load up the beastly Core i9 processor in the new MacBook Pro. Gordon’s been helping Macworld dig into the issue. Rather than rehash all that, we delve into how overall laptop design and thermal concerns can greatly affect system…

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Battlefield 5’s Grand Operations, its dynamic, multi-mission spanning narrative multiplayer gameplay mode, won’t be available at the launch of the game. As detailed on the official Battlefield website, the first Grand Operation will debut shortly after launch, continuing with new Grand Operations coming in the following months. No specifics were given for how long after launch the first Grand Operation will debut. The website states: “Operation presents a powerful narrative experience inspired by historical events. Shortly after launch, you will be able to take part in the first Grand Operation. In the months that follow, you’ll continue the fight across other…

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Dashlane, the popular password manager, just updated to Dashlane 6, bringing a whole raft of new and improved features, including a Dashlane VPN. With those new features, however, comes an impending and significant price hike. The next time your Dashlane Premium subscription comes up for renewal, the cost jumps from $40 per year to $60–a 50 percent increase. There’s also a new Premium Plus subscription for $10 per month with some extra credit monitoring features.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico