January 21, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

Capcom announced last week a Resident Evil Village showcase will be happening, which will reveal a new trailer, a first-look at gameplay, and more. The news was announced through the official Resident Evil Twitter account. The tweet reads, “Don’t miss the #REShowcase on January 21st at 2:00 PM Pacific! Join Resident Evil producers and our host Brittney Brombacher (@blondenerd), on a guided tour of Resident Evil Village, including a new trailer, first-ever gameplay, and more Resident Evil news!” Find out below everything you need to know to watch the showcase. Resident Evil Village Showcase Start Time The Resident Evil Showcase will take…

January 21, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

A Humble Bundle store page listing has revealed that Resident Evil Village will feature a mode called Re:Verse. Further details about what bonuses will feature in the game’s deluxe edition have also been revealed ahead of today’s Resident Evil Showcase stream. Twitter user Edward_Outcast first spotted the leak, posting it to Twitter. The copy they’ve screen-capped is sourced from the Humble Bundle store page for Resident Evil Village, which is still live as of writing. The description mentions that both versions of the game will include a new mode called Re:Verse. It’s not clear yet whether this is a multiplayer mode…

January 21, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

Transcription service Otter.ai has added a Chrome extension to enable customers using Google Meet to transcribe their meetings on the fly.Microsoft began making live transcription available in Teams late last year via its own transcription service. But with Google Meet, there hasn’t been a good way to transcribe a meeting automatically as it happens; users report that Chrome plugins Google Meet Transcribe and Chat Transcribe don’t perform well. Otter.ai’s own Otter.ai plugin for Chrome steps in and uses the Otter service to provide the transcription. Zoom, for its part, already has an integration with Otter.To read this article in full, please click…

January 21, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

In an interview with New Zealand’s 1 News, Valve boss Gabe Newell has said that multiple games are in development at the studio, and are waiting to be announced. The Valve co-founder has been staying in New Zealand during the COVID-19 pandemic after taking a vacation there following the launch of Half-Life: Alyx. “We definitely have games in development that we’re going to be announcing — it’s fun to ship games,” Newell said when asked about future games coming out of Valve. Valve has developed – and subsequently cancelled – a lot of games in the past (including several versions of Half-Life…

January 21, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

What data does Facebook have on you? A staggering amount if you’ve been using the service for a while. Fortunately, the social network makes it easy (if not straightforward) to find out exactly what information it has about your activities, and even lets you download your Facebook data. Here’s how.Before you begin, make sure you’re logged into your Facebook account in your web browser. If you’re not, this won’t work.Once that’s done, head over to the “Your Facebook Information” section of Facebook’s account management options. You can do it the easy way by simply following this link, or the more…

January 21, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

Former Xbox and EA executive Peter Moore has revealed he has rejoined the games industry, taking a position at Unity. Moore noted on Twitter that he will join game engine development company Unity as its Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sports & Live Entertainment. Hardly the biggest news of the day, but I’m delighted to announce that I’ve joined the incredibly-talented team at @unity3d as SVP and GM of Sports & Live Entertainment. Delighted to be reunited with so many industry friends as we work on some really cool stuff. More to come… — Peter Moore (@PeterMooreLFC) January…

January 21, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

Intel’s 11th-gen Rocket Lake CPU isn’t here yet, but the Z590 chipset for the motherboards that will use it is.Unfortunately, that’s left us with more questions than answers. To get a better idea of just what Z590 and PCIe 4.0 in Intel CPUs bring us, we talk with Juan Jose Guerrero of Asus about its new line up of LGA1200 boards.And yes, JJ even tells us if you can use Intel’s 11th-gen Rocket Lake CPU in older Z490 Asus boards or run an older 10th-gen LGA1200 CPU in a Z590 board. To read this article in full, please click herePowered…

January 20, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

A fan-created LEGO set featuring characters from the Metroid franchise received another milestone update today as Ridley has now been added to the project. It features fully articulating arms, legs, a tail, and head, and can even grab minifigures in its hands. First featured in 1994’s Super Metroid, Ridley has been one of bounty hunter Samus Aran’s longtime arch nemeses throughout the series, appearing in many subsequent games and even becoming a playable character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate after being one of the most-requested characters for years. But this LEGO creation might be one of Ridley’s coolest iterations yet….

January 20, 2021 CuttingEdgeTech

On this week’s episode of IGN’s PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Mitchell Saltzman to discuss why Hitman 3 is one of 2021’s first great games, as well as what PlayStation franchises we hope make a return on PS5. With more word that a new Sony studio is working on bringing back existing Sony series, we discuss the likelihood of various franchises, from Uncharted to Infamous to Ape Escape, making a debut on PS5. Watch the episode above! [widget path=”global/article/imagegallery” parameters=”albumSlug=the-best-ps5-games&captions=true”] Direct Download YouTube  Apple Podcasts/iTunes Spotify Stitcher PlayerFM Podbay TuneIn…