May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A new report claims that production has started on Apple new 7nm A12 processor. Here’s why that’s a big deal.Powered by WPeMatico

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The hardest part of writing up Paradox games these days is trying to extrapolate where they’ll be in three or four years. A pioneer of games-as-a-service, Paradox’s grand strategy titles have a habit of growing into their skin over time, reinforced and patched up and given additional depth by an efficient (almost too efficient) post-release plan.So taking a first look at the newly announced Imperator: Rome feels almost meaningless in some ways—even more so when it comes by way of a hands-off presentation. But spending an hour with the game left us with some initial impressions and information.Morituri te salutant…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

When we first reviewed Dark Souls in 2011 we gave it a 9.0 for Amazing. Here’s what we said about it then: “If you take the time to get under Dark Souls’ Skin and understand its twisted mindset, what you’ll find is one of the most absorbing, deepest, hardcore gaming experiences in existence. But it’s also brutally unforgiving and inaccessible, especially at first. If you play games just to be entertained, then Dark Souls isn’t for you. But if you’re at all interested in just how far a video game can go, how singular and focused it can be in…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

I’m not a huge fan of smart TVs. You can often get a better deal by cutting out the “smarts” and adding a Chromecast to your TV for an equal or better experience. But sometimes a deal is so good that you just can’t ignore it.Right now, Newegg has a 40-inch Samsung 4K HDR TV for $268 after a mail-in rebate. The pre-rebate price is $328, which is a big discount off its $450 retail cost, but why not spend the time to get that extra $60 back? Newegg’s deal lasts until Monday.To read this article in full, please click herePowered…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Fortnite will put the spotlight on jetpacks and shotguns with the Close Encounters limited time mode this Friday. Epic Games rolled out jetpacks in the Fortnite V4.2 Content Update earlier this week. Jetpacks are already switching up gameplay with the added mobility they give players. Close Encounters will shake things up even more by focusing on close-quarters combat. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Sunset Overdrive could be coming to PC following its exclusive debut on Xbox One. A listing for ‘Sunset Overdrive PC’ was spotted by Twitter user Nibellion on the Korean Game Ratings Board. Roughly translated, the application for the rating was made by ‘Microsoft Corporation Korea’. “Sunset Overdrive PC” has popped up on the Korean Game Ratings Board website https://t.co/uSXmFYFyBP pic.twitter.com/LpDWwD4PXE — Nibel (@Nibellion) May 23, 2018 Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Take Two CEO, Strauss Zelnick, has promised that Red Dead Redemption 2 won’t suffer any further delays and is on track for its October release. “Hand on heart, it’s October 26,” Zelnick assured Mad Money host Jim Cramer, telling him that the entire team at Rockstar team is on track for the latest release date of the upcoming game. Rockstar is a subsidiary of Take Two. The title was initially scheduled for a fall 2017 release but was pushed back to a spring 2018 release this time last year, with Rockstar explaining that the extra time was needed “to deliver the best…

May 23, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The screen on the HTC U12+ doesn’t have a notch.Whether that’s a conscious decision or the result of a design team decimated by Google’s billion-plus purchase of the company’s smartphone division is up for debate, but the fact of the matter is, HTC’s newest handset stands out among this year’s crop of Android phones for the same reason last year’s U11 did: It doesn’t follow the latest trends.Christopher Hebert/IDG The bezels on the HTC U12+ (right) have been dramatically trimmed from last year’s U11 (left).To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico