June 4, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 3 has been delayed, with the new season now launching on June 17th, with developer Epic explaining that the move is due to current outcry and protests in the US. “Recent events are a heavy reminder of ongoing injustices in society, from the denial of basic human rights to the impact of racism both overt and subtle against people of color. We’re acutely aware of the pain our friends, families, team members, players, and communities are experiencing,” begins a statement from the Fortnite blog published earlier today. “We believe in equality and justice, diversity and inclusion,…

June 4, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

A music artist has accused Naughty Dog of copying her cover of New Order’s True Faith, which features in a trailer for The Last of Us Part 2. @Neil_Druckmann @Naughty_Dog hey are you aware that the true faith cover you put in your last of us 2 trailer is a replica of my cover that came out 10 yrs ago? I wrote original parts not in the original song that are copied exactly by whoever covered it. I am heartbroken. — Lotte Kestner (@lottekestner) June 4, 2020 Lotte Kestner, a singer/songwriter, posted to Twitter a message for Naughty Dog and…

June 4, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

A recent update to The Sims 4 has seemingly introduced a bug to the game that is causing some sims to pee fire. “Why is my sims pee literally in flames?? is it because he is tense?” writes user JojoWigSnatch on The Sims 4 subreddit. And they’re not the only one – the place is flooded with reports of flammable urine, as noticed by RockPaperShotgun. Many are claiming that it has something to do with the ‘Tense’ emotional state sims can experience, but until EA makes a statement, we can’t be sure where this glitch has come from. For now,…

June 4, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

The internet can be a dangerous place for your debit card. When a phishing site isn’t enticing you to hand over your account info, credit card databases are getting hacked. Privacy.com from Pay With Privacy, Inc. offers a solution to these issues that’s not just hoping for the best. Instead of putting your actual debit card number out there, the site lets you create “burner” debit cards that are locked to a single vendor, or meant to be used just one time. These aren’t physical cards for use at a local store, but digital cards for use online.It’s kind of…

June 4, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

If you’ve tried to buy a nice Windows laptop in the past few years, there’s a good chance you’ve agonized over display resolutions.Buy a laptop with a 4K display, and you’ll get a picture so sharp that individual pixels become indiscernible, but both battery life and performance will suffer as a result. Get a 1080p laptop instead, and you’ll get more battery life at the expense of that glorious picture.There is, of course, a middle ground in the form of 1440p (2560×1440) displays, also known as QHD. You just wouldn’t know it from today’s selection of laptops. Even though 1440p…

June 4, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Mega Crit Games has revealed that its popular card-based roguelike Slay the Spire is coming to iOS devices this month. The news arrived in a blog post on Slay the Spire’s Steam community page. Mega Crit notes that more information will arrive during the Guerilla Collective Show on June 6th, but for now, the port has been confirmed. Slay the Spire on iOS will cost $9.99 at launch and offers “the complete, spire-climbing experience you have already enjoyed on PC.” If you’re an Android user, you’ll also be pleased to learn that the game is headed to that platform in the future, although…

June 4, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning has seemingly leaked on the Microsoft Store and will apparently make its way to at least Xbox One on August 11, 2020. Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning is a remastered version of the 2012’s Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning that was released on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. This remaster appears to include all DLC, including Teeth of Naros and Legend of Dead Kel, and will have “improved graphical fidelity.” [widget path=”global/article/imagegallery” parameters=”albumSlug=kingdoms-of-amalur-re-reckoning-screenshots&captions=true”] Amalur’s story is penned by New York Times’ best-selling author R.A. Salvatore and was also developed by Spawn creator Todd McFarlane and Elder Scrolls…

June 4, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

With Fast & Furious Crossroads arriving in August, the news today that developer Slightly Mad Studios will have a second driving game due out in the same season comes as somewhat of a surprise. However, while Project CARS 3 will ultimately have little in common with its Hollywood-inspired stablemate, Slightly Mad has added a variety of features to its traditional, hardcore racing sim to make it more accessible to newcomers. [ignvideo width=610 height=374 url=https://www.ign.com/videos/2020/06/03/project-cars-3-4k-announcement-trailer] “We’ve gone to great lengths to make what we do and what we love about sim racing much more democratic,” director of production Pete Morrish explained…

June 3, 2020 CuttingEdgeTech

Infinity Ward has announced it will be adding additional resources to ban racist names from its Call of Duty games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. In a tweet published on its official social media account, Infinity Ward announced additional counter-measures to ensure users with racist and hate-oriented names are banned from its servers and games. The studio says that while it already bans users for offensive names, there will be additional counter-measures in place to ensure racist names don’t slip past its filters. pic.twitter.com/o2nR4ZNQL0 — Infinity Ward (@InfinityWard) June 3, 2020 This includes adding “[A]dditional resources to monitor and…