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July 11, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Video Games offer their players boundless escapism, and while that’s sometimes in the form of a really compelling linear story, there’s a special place in our hearts for a big open world you can easily get lost in. To that end, we’ve put together a list of our favorite open worlds in gaming. It’s worth noting that this isn’t a list of IGN’s Best Open-World Games™, but rather our favorite worlds in and of themselves – whether they’re made up of miles of untamed wilderness, countless blocks of urban sprawl or fall somewhere in-between, these are the top 10 video…

July 11, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

A sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. for the NES just sold for $114,000 USD, which is now the world record for the sale of a single game. Kotaku’s Chris Kohler Tweeted out the news for this Super Mario Bros. copy that was sold on Heritage Auctions, which you can see below. This copy of Super Mario Bros., which was released in 1985 as a launch title for the NES, features a carboard hangtab, which “were originally used on the US test market copies of black box games, back before plastic was used to seal each game.” These carboard hangtabs…

July 11, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Of all the ‘90s games to revive, Shadow Warrior was a pretty bizarre choice. It was a cult classic at best – fun, but more or less a Duke Nukem 3D clone but with culturally insensitive jokes. But developer Flying Wild Hog pulled it off, as the 2013 return and 2016 sequel both showed that first-person shooters could still be over-the-top fun and funny at the same time – without any inappropriate dialogue. For the new Lo Wang’s third go-around in Shadow Warrior 3, the open world and the co-op are gone, with the focus instead on Wang himself. “When…

July 10, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Following the delay of Crysis Remastered’s release date and trailer premiere due to mixed reactions to leaked footage, Crytek has announced that Crysis Remastered for Switch will still be released on July 23, 2020. The news was revealed on Twitter by the official Crysis account which said “Dear fans, you may have seen our last update about the Crysis Remastered release, and we have good news for you. We can confirm that Crysis will still  be coming to Nintendo Switch on July 23rd!” There is still no word on the release date for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or PC. [ignvideo…