March 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Remasters of the first three Tomb Raider games are coming to PC via Steam. The news was revealed by Realtech VR on Twitter. Realtech VR recently ported both Tomb Raider 1 and 2 to mobile platforms and will base the Steam remasters on these versions of the games. The updated remasters will be free for those who already own the original DOS games on Steam. Additionally, the games will feature a new 3D engine and support OpenVR. This past December, Square Enix teased that a new AAA Tomb Raider game will be revealed at a major event this year, and rumor has it…

March 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A host of new features are coming to Xbox One users this spring, including support for AMD Radeon FreeSync displays. As revealed during the first episode of Microsoft’s new monthly streaming show Inside Xbox (and outlined on Xbox Wire), support for variable refresh rate on FreeSync displays is coming to Xbox One S and Xbox One X. If you have a display that supports this feature, it will synchronize the display’s refresh rate with your Xbox One. This will provide a smoother viewing experience that removes screen tearing and stuttering. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

March 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition will be released for PC via Steam on March 27. Developer Beamdog shared the news during a recent livestream. A summary of what was covered can be found on the studio’s official blog. In addition to announcing a release date for PC, the studio addressed the possibility of bringing Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition to Nintendo Switch. While Beamdog has “no formal plans” right now, the studio said it’s “something that is appealing to us.” Read IGN’s Neverwinter Nights review for our thoughts on why the 2002 original is “a finely crafted, in-depth RPG with a lot of story and plenty…

March 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Overwatch League slapped a number of sanctions on different players and a coach yesterday. Dallas Fuel’s Felix “xQc” Lengyel will be suspended for four matches and ordered to pay a $4,000 fine for using an emote “in a racially disparaging manner on the league’s stream and on social media, and disparaging language against Overwatch League casters and fellow players on social media and on his personal stream.” This is not xQc’s first ban—during the first stage of the Overwatch League, xQc got a similar four-game suspension and a $2,000 fine for using a homophobic slur against a member of…

March 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In anticipation for the launch of Sea of Thieves, Microsoft is holding a global digital treasure hunt called The Quest, where participants have a chance to win one of four real UK Hallmarked 18-carat golden bananas. As revealed during the debut episode of Microsoft’s new monthly streaming show Inside Xbox, London goldsmith Smith & Harris has crafted four golden bananas, each valued at £20,000 and modeled after the health item in Sea of Thieves. The Quest will begin on Monday, March 19 at 1:00am PT/4:00am ET/8:00am UK/7:00pm AET with the release of a riddle. There are a total of 15 riddles to solve,…

March 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Though there’s already a good amount of information out about Artifact, we’d like to give you the opportunity to ask us any questions you may have about Artifact or Valve’s game release strategy on a Q&A live stream. We’re hard at work on our Artifact preview, but there’s much more to the game than what we can explain in one article. This stream will feature me and Tom Marks. We were both at Valve’s Artifact press event and each got to play two matches of the game as well as talk to many people who worked on Artifact. I’m an…