August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Sony has announced a limited edition PS4 celebrating a huge milestone, making for yet another in a line of special edition consoles this generation. In honor of the console and its reveal, IGN has taken a look back at many of the special edition PS4’s, PS4 Slims, and PS4 Pros. Take a dive into the history of the special consoles in the gallery below. A couple caveats — we opted not to include many of the special edition consoles that were offered in extremely limited supply (ie, a special PS4 Pro of which only one or a dozen were made)….

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A new Spider-Man gameplay trailer is debuting exclusively on IGN, and it centers on the open-world New York City that Spider-Man calls home. The trailer, called Just the Facts: Marvel’s New York, consists of Spider-Man swinging, spinning, and swan-diving through the upcoming game’s open-world while a radio show hosted by J. Jonah Jameson plays in the background. In it, Jameson smack-talks everyone’s favorite web-slinger while Peter Parker calls on the show to defend his alter ego. Some major landmarks are shown off in the trailer, both fictional and real. The video gives us a closer look at the Sanctum Sanctorum, the…

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Nintendo Switch is getting a brand new bundle this September, coming exclusively to Walmart. Announced by Nintendo, the bundle comes with full game download codes for Mario Tennis Aces and 1-2-Switch, though it more prominently features Aces on its packaging. The bundle will run for $360 US when it hits Walmart shelves (and presumably Walmart’s website) on September 5. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Shadow of the Tomb Raider IGN First continues with an in-depth look at how the studio behind the game, Eidos Montreal, looks to evolve the series. With this final entry in her origin story, Lara goes on a darker journey as she has to navigate what it means for her to be the Tomb Raider, and the team tells us just what that means. The behind the scenes video feature above has no spoilers for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, so please watch worry-free! IGN’s month-long coverage of Shadow of the Tomb Raider kicked off with the First 15 Minutes…

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

When asked if EA was still thinking about one day returning to making baseball video games, EA Sports Executive Vice President Cam Weber simply says “the answer is yes.” “I would love to have a baseball game in our portfolio,” Weber says. “It’s something that once again, every couple years, we take a look and we talk about and theorize about what it might look like to get back into something like baseball.” In this month’s IGN Unfiltered (see the full interview above), Weber sat down to discuss his career journey, from The Simpsons: Road Rage to managing the world’s largest…

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In  this episode of the Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, and Adam Patrick Murray geek out over a monstrous new class of desktop processor and the future of graphics cards…which could arrive in less than a week!Yes, Nvidia formally unveiled its Turing GPU and Quadro RTX hardware this week, and they provide a glimpse of what PC gamers can expect in the next generation of GeForce graphics cards. We won’t need to wait long, it seems. Not-so-cryptic secrets in a recent Nvidia video strongly hint that the GeForce RTX 2080 will launch next week at Gamescom. You read that right: RTX not GTX….

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The upcoming Hollow Knight content pack formerly known as Hollow Knight: Gods & Glory is now officially Hollow Knight: Godmaster – this change is likely to avoid potential legal conflicts with another similarly named game. Announced by developer Team Cherry, this fourth and final free content pack for Hollow Knight is still coming to Switch, Windows, Mac and Linux on August 23, and it will reportedly contain the exact same content that it was going to before the name change. To announce this, Team Cherry poked a bit of fun at the situation. “So why the 11th hour change?” asked…

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Have you ever wanted to carry a hard drive around in your pocket? Two deeply discounted 256GB flash drives give you SSD-sized storage on the go, and both for $50 or less. The SanDisk Cruzer is on sale for $40, down from a list price of $70, and the SanDisk Ultra Flair has dropped to $50, down from $83. These are some of the lowest prices these mammoth flash drives have ever been.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Fortnite’s v5.21 patch arrived today, bringing with it a couple new versions of existing limited-time modes,  a new weapon, and a new skin, Epic Games has announced. First up is Soaring 50’s, which adds a new dimension to Fortnite’s 50 vs. 50 mode by letting players glide all over the map. Instead of only being able to use gliders at the start of matches and by using special items, but Soaring 50’s grants the ability to deploy gliders whenever a player jumps or falls from a significant height. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

August 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you’re not considering a Chromebook when you’re shopping for a notebook, you’re doing it wrong. Google’s low-cost laptops are typically light, fast, secure, and have almost everything you need for remote work a.k.a. the Internet. Today, you can get in on the action for a great price. Walmart is selling the Acer Chromebook 14 (CB3-431-C6ZB) for $220Remove non-product link. That’s about $30 to $40 cheaper than you’d usually pay for this laptop.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico