December 21, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

The Steam Winter Sale is currently live, and Pyre, Wolfenstein II, Hellblade and more are getting substantial discounts. Right now, you can score some incredible games at steep discounts on the Steam Store, including some of the best games from 2017, and some heavy hitters from previous years. Pyre, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, Tacoma, Prey, and South Park: The Fractured But Whole are 50% off, while games like Cuphead (15% off) and Divinity: Original Sin II (10% off) receive more modest discounts. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 21, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

The latest update for Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp has added 7 new visiting animals to the rotation. The UK official Twitter account announced the news with a graphic showing the crew of newly added characters Vesta, Goose, Mitzi, June, Drake, Marshal, and Avery. Goose adds a brand new animal type to the mix, and these characters also introduce the new Rustic theme which comes with new items and amenities for players to craft. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 21, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Chrono Trigger is considered by some people to be one of the best RPGs of all time. (In fact, it ranks #1 on the IGN Top 100 RPGs list.) It has many different endings, however.  During a recent interview with Chrono Trigger’s director Takashi Tokita, I asked him to weigh in on which ending he personally thinks of as canon. Here was his response (ye olde spoilers ahead!): “It has to be the ending where you lose the Epoch and everyone is unable to see one another, ever again,” he told me via email. “The fact that the game is coming…

December 21, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Stardew Valley developer Eric Barone has detailed a few new additions fans can look forward to from the game’s forthcoming content update. In a post on Twitter, Barone said the update will include a new town event for the winter, as well as more outdoor decorations—some of which change with the seasons—and new NPC events. The update will also add signs that can be used to display any item, a new collection type that can be started this winter, and the ability to re-spec professions. In a subsequent post, Barone said the update will indeed come to consoles, but will arrive first…

December 21, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

A team of researchers from the University of Sydney, Australia, are pioneering a new type of 3D printed bone implant that could flip orthopaedic medicine on its head. For those of us who’ve experienced a fracture or broken bone, we all know that the healing process is time-consuming, costly, and painful, with no guarantee of complete success.Powered by WPeMatico

December 21, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

As 3D printing continues to advance biomedical engineering beyond what past generations thought possible, a team of researchers based out of Queen Mary’s University of London (QMUL) is already preparing to take the next step. Lead researcher Alvaro Mata, a professor in the QMUL School of Engineering and Materials Science, along with co-author and PhD student Gastón Primo, are hard at work developing a new type of 3D printing geared specifically toward the recreation of complex biological environments.Powered by WPeMatico

December 21, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Michael Weinberg, Shapeways’ IP and General Council, is calling on the 3D printing community to sign a petition he has drafted to amend a rule renewed by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The rule, which is meant to allow people to unlock or “jailbreak” a 3D printer to use nonproprietary filament, currently contains an exemption which could effectively override the rule.Powered by WPeMatico