January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Following the reveal of new pricing for Rainbow Six Seige, Ubisoft has issued an official statement on the Rainbow Six subreddit. The statement primarily concerns itself with issues of note for Rainbow Six’s seasoned players. “We have seen the frustration from our veteran players rise to the top of the discussion,” Ubisoft said. To help assuage their concerns, Ubisoft is giving away the “upcoming Ash Sidewinder Elite skin for free” to veteran players who play before March 6. For new players and fans “concerned about introducing your friends to the game,” Ubisoft is leaving the pricing on the Standard Edition where it…

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Developer Matt Makes Games concurrently announced both its latest hit release Celeste as well as its previous great archery combat game TowerFall Ascension for the Nintendo Switch last year. And while it may have seemed a TowerFall port would likely be released first, it still has yet to be released — but don’t worry, it’s still on its way. Speaking to IGN as part of a larger discussion about independent games on the Nintendo Switch, developer Matt Thorson explained that he always intended to release Celeste before porting over TowerFall. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you have an urge to play some classic games, you’re in luck: A third-party seller on Amazon is offering $10 off the Vilros Raspberry Pi 3 retro gaming starter kit. Usually $75, you can get it for $65 right now if you redeem the “12% off 1 item(s)” option in the promotions drop-down underneath the price. The kit is fulfilled by Amazon, which means if anything goes wrong you can return it according to Amazon’s customer policies, not the third-party retailer’s.This starter kit comes with nearly everything needed for a classic gaming setup. It includes a case that looks like…

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Epic Games is shutting down its free-to-play MOBA Paragon in April. As detailed on a recent blog post, Epic will continue operating Paragon servers until April 26. Until then, matchmaking times and quality will continue to degrade throughout these few months as the player population decreases. “After careful consideration, and many difficult internal debates, we feel there isn’t a clear path for us to grow Paragon into a MOBA that retains enough players to be sustainable,” reads Epic’s statement. “We didn’t execute well enough to deliver on the promise of Paragon. We have failed you — despite the team’s incredibly…

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Blizzard announced it is using social media like YouTube to track down toxic Overwatch players. Game director Jeff Kaplan said in a new developer update, which you can watch below, Blizzard has begun proactively searching social media sites to “look for incidents of very toxic behavior.” Kaplan specifically cited YouTube as one of the sites which Blizzard is using to find toxic users. Kaplan said Blizzard has been actioning these users “oftentimes before anybody has even reported them.” Kaplan cited three recently added Overwatch features Blizzard has been using to fight toxicity: allowing console users to report players, notifying players when a user they…

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Every good open-world adventure has a bunch of secrets and tricks to success – and Monster Hunter World is no different. Despite having a whole mess of formal tutorials and instructions, there are still a few things that you’ll only figure out being out in the field. Here are 17 things that Monster Hunter World keeps off the main tutorial pages. Unlike other RPGs, Monster Hunter doesn’t limit you to selecting just one or two starting weapons at the beginning of the game. You’ve got access to all 14 weapon types, so make good use of them! Continue reading…Powered by…

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A Duke Nukem movie. In 2018. Let that sink in a bit—and then read on because the story gets even weirder from there.That news, plus The Banner Saga 3 and Pillars of Eternity II nail down release dates, DICE talks overhauling Battlefront II’s multiplayer progression, Anthem (probably) gets delayed, and Humble hands out copies of Amnesia: The Dark Descent—replacement pants not included. The Sea of Thieves closed beta is also in full swing.This is gaming news for January 22 to 26.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

There are many Dark Souls wannabes, but only one tricked me into thinking it was Dark Souls at first. Bandai Namco initially promoted Code Vein with a “Prepare to dine” tagline, which got everyone’s hopes up before it was revealed that no, this wasn’t actually a Souls game. Or at least not a Souls game proper.Code Vein ($60 preorder on Amazon) still pretty Souls-esque though, so perhaps that “Prepare to dine” tagline wasn’t too deceptive. It’s sort of like Dark Souls combined with a vampire-themed anime, of all things. I went hands-on with the game for the first time this week, and remain…

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Following its announcement at The Game Awards 2017, Soul Calibur 6 is sprinting out of the gate in 2018 with plenty of new gameplay. Take a look at the following three gameplay clips, including two head-to-head matchups captured in 4K running at 60fps. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Fortnite patch V.2.3.0 is available now, introducing bug fixes and quality of life improvements to the game. The full patch notes are available on Epic Games’ website, and include details on a new consumable, added options for both console and PC players, and a host of bug fixes. The Save the World Winter event has ended, but there will be more Mutant Storms in this new event season, featuring Minibosses introduced during the Holiday Event. Players will be able to earn more seasonal gold from new quests, which can be put toward evolution materials in the Event Store. The Chug…