January 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Photoshop Text Effects, also called Styles, let you add color schemes, textures, and other variations to fonts. Text Effects take a font much further than we’ve shown you in tutorials on creating swirls and flourishes with text, or Text Type and Text Editing.Text Effects or Styles should not be confused with Special Effects, which include features such as Shadow, 3D Effects, Lighting, and Depth, and apply to both Text and Shapes. They are also not the same thing as Microsoft or HTML Stylesheets or Style Sets, which define how fonts and paragraphs are displayed in documents. Text Effects in Photoshop are also much…

January 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

2017 might have been a standout year for PC enthusiasts, but these early weeks of 2018 are nothing short of a nightmare for PC gamers. Graphics card prices are downright ludicrous, as the cryptocurrency craze skyrockets in lock-step with Bitcoin’s rising price.That’s nothing new. Miners have been inflating graphics card prices since the middle of the year. But the damage was limited to the middle of the market for most of 2017. Currently, virtually every gaming-class graphics card is affected. The theoretically $200 3GB GeForce GTX 1060 currently goes for $380 to $550—when you can find it in stock, that…

January 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT launches for the PlayStation 4 on January 30, but fans of the franchise will have more than one way to pit their favourite characters against each other, with the news that a mobile version of the game called Dissidia Final Fantasy: Opera Omnia will be arriving on Android and Apple devices in the near future, following a successful launch in Japan. Taking its inspiration from Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, this game also features a world where Spiritus and Materia are locked in eternal battle, pitting warriors from various realms against each other. When the endless battle…

January 17, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The “Survive” in the title of Metal Gear Survive is a lot more literal than the first glimpses of gameplay might’ve made it seem. This is, first and foremost, a survival game, with unforgiving thirst and hunger systems that deplete by the second. On the other hand, the “Metal Gear” part of the title is much less literal. This is an action-first, crafting-driven adventure that, based on our three hours of hands-on time, has almost nothing but environments in common with previous games in the series, for better or for worse. We dropped into the game’s seemingly expansive open world…

January 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Blizzard has announced when all players can dive into the Overwatch Blizzard World map for competitive play. The Blizzard World map, first announced at BlizzCon 2017, will be available on Jan. 23. The map is an homage to Blizzard’s other franchises, including World of Warcraft and Hearthstone. Featuring areas themed around all of these games, Blizzard World lets players loose in an amusement park. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

EarthBound fans are working on a new book chronicling years of waiting for a Western release of Mother 3. Titled “C’mon Nintendo, Give Us Mother 3,” the book is coming to Fangamer in late 2018 and chronicles years of waiting for the follow-up to Nintendo’s beloved quirky RPG. “Today, asking Nintendo to translate Mother 3 has become a huge running joke – it’s even been featured on national television and parodied by top Nintendo executives,” the book’s description reads. “But how did hope for a simple game translation blow up into something so big? Rumors, hype, letdowns, and lies -…

January 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Xbox One X has arrived, and it’s brought with it a lot of horsepower. Many new games built to take direct advantage of the console look fantastic, and some older games that have gotten 4K retrofits look brand new again. So we’ve compiled a list of games that should blow you away, visually speaking, whether you’ve invested in a 4K TV or not. These are the best games to get on Xbox One X right now. Assassin’s Creed Origins was already one of the best looking games of 2017, but with the extra horsepower of the One X’s GPU…

January 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

11 games are hitting the PlayStation 4 this week, including Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, Kerbal Space Program Enhanced Edition, and Kingdom: New Lands. Check out the full slate of releases from today, January 16, through January 22 in the gallery below, as well as in a list form. Albert and Otto (Available Jan. 16) Beholder Complete Edition (Available Jan. 16) Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth — Hacker’s Memory (Available Jan. 19) Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico