January 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

World of Goo developer Tomorrow Corporation’s next game is 7 Billion Humans, and it’s coming soon to Steam and Nintendo Switch. As detailed on Tomorrow Corporation’s website, 7 Billion Humans is a followup to 2015’s Human Resource Machine and has players setting up logic routes to solve puzzles. You’ll control a swarm of office workers to solve puzzles inside your computer made of people. A release date for the game hasn’t been revealed yet, but you can check out the announcement trailer below. 7 Billion Humans will offer over 60 levels of programming puzzles, a new soundtrack by Kyle Gabler, and an all new…

January 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

iOS 11 is the biggest AR platform in the world, allowing you to create unparalleled augmented reality experiences for hundreds of millions of iOS users. Now you can build even more immersive experiences by taking advantage of the latest features of ARKit, available in iOS 11.3 beta. With improved scene understanding, your app can see and place virtual objects on vertical surfaces, and more accurately map irregularly shaped surfaces. Real world images, such as signs, posters, and artwork can be integrated into the AR experience, so your app can fill a museum with interactive content or bring a movie poster…

January 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The latest version of Swift Playgrounds includes new features to make it easier to discover even more content. Now you can subscribe to playgrounds from your favorite third-party creators, then browse and download their content directly within Swift Playgrounds. You’ll automatically see new and updated playgrounds in your subscriptions, a content gallery that shows all playgrounds in a single view, new robots, and much more.Download Swift Playgrounds on the App Store.Powered by WPeMatico

January 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Sea of Thieves closed beta kicked off today for players who participated in the technical alpha, and everyone who preordered the game. If you didn’t manage to get in, you can still join in the fun, albeit in a different way that doesn’t involve playing the game, but will net you some sweet Sea of Thieves booty. The “Design an Achievement” contest gives you the chance to do just that, and you can submit your ideas in the specially created forum for the duration of the closed beta. To take part in the contest you’ll need to come up with…

January 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Former Uncharted director Shaun Escayg and Dead Space producer Stephen Barry have joined The Avengers Project game, developer Crystal Dynamics announced. Escayg joins the team as creative director, while Barry will serve as director of production. Escayg is the creative director and writer of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy and worked on The Last of Us as the director of photography and animation supervisor. He was also an animator at Industrial Light & Magic. “I’m thrilled to join Crystal as Creative Director and be aligned with a team as passionate about telling great character based stories as I am,” Escayg said. Barry held several positions at…

January 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

PUBG has a problem with cheaters. We all know it. We even encountered one on our livestream. But anti-cheat measures are being implemented to stamp out this behaviour and ban players who are spoiling the fun for the rest of us. The current test build of the game will be moving to the live servers on PC, according to a Tweet from the official PUBG account – and a lengthier update over on Steam details that new security measures are a part of this patch. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Mere days before launch, Bandai Namco has announced one last 24-hour Dragon Ball FighterZ beta for Xbox One players to dive into. The Dragon Ball FighterZ beta on the Xbox One has had more than its fair share of problems. But hey, that’s what they’re are for. The initial beta, which ran from January 13 to 16, experienced a multitude of “network issues” which Bandai Namco acknowledged, and they followed it up with a 24-hour open beta on January 17 which promised “improvements to the experience”. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Behaviour Interactive is adding another chapter to its asymmetrical 4-v-1 multiplayer survival horror title, Dead by Daylight. Hot on the heels of Nightmare on Elmstreet’s Freddy Krueger, and Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s Leatherface, comes a Saw-themed map, survivor, and killer. The new chapter introduces The Pig, detective David Tapp, and the Gideon Meat Plant. In case you hadn’t pieced together their roles, The Pig is the new killer, and poor old David is the new survivor. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

8bitdo’s SN30 Pro is the last of a long line of gaming peripherals released by this busy company in 2017. Like the N30 Pro before it, it’s a controller designed for die-hard retro fans like myself who emulate on the PC.This time 8bitdo is taking its design cues from the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES for short, one of my favorite consoles of all time. After only months of use it has already become a staple in my gaming arsenal, but it falls just short of being the perfect controller. Adam Patrick Murray/IDG The SN30 Pro from 8bitdo looks…

January 24, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Total War: Warhammer 2 players can now download Legendary Skaven Lord, Tretch Craventail, on Steam, free of charge. The Chieftan of Clan Rictus is just the kind of vermin you want troops to rally behind, with attack bonuses kicking in during an ambush or fight, after an initial retreat with your tail between your legs. Being the ultimate rat, Tretch has more than a few tricks up his sleeve. According to the Steam page, troops “under Tretch’s direct control can vanguard deploy in all battles, and his empire revels in discord, gaining public order bonuses whenever diplomatic treaties are broken.” Continue…