August 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It looks like all five of the newly announced characters from this morning’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Nintendo Direct will be receiving their own Amiibo. Confirmed via Nintendo of Europe’s official Twitter account, both the fighters that are built from the ground-up like Simon Belmont and King K. Rool will get their figures, as well as the three echo characters announced, Richter Belmont, Chrom and Dark Samus. No images for these Amiibo have been released.Other Smash Bros. Ultimate characters are getting their own Amiibo as well, including Ridley, Wolf and the Inklings, which are all coming on December 7, alongside the…

August 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

To say that Electronic Arts got itself in a little bit of hot water with its original plan for Star Wars: Battlefront 2 loot boxes would be one of the year’s biggest understatements. Battlefront 2’s loot box system had to be completely overhauled after an enormous fan backlash, while Electronic Arts’ stock price took a hit and governments debated whether or not loot boxes were gambling. But now Electronic Arts is claiming it’s seen the error of its ways, and it supposedly wants to do right by fans without completely scrapping the idea of making money by selling loot boxes….

August 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s easy and comforting to blame losing in a PvP game on another player having an unfair advantage, and that might actually sometimes be the case in Fortnite. But that could soon come to an end, as Epic Games is looking into an improved matchmaking system that would no longer match keyboard and mouse (KB+M) players with gamepad players. “We’re actually working on some matchmaking tech, on the way, that’ll pair you against folks based on your choice of peripherals,” Epic Community Manager Nathan Mooney wrote on Reddit yesterday. “More info on this coming next week, but tl;dr if you’re…

August 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The ultimate business management and improvement methodology, Lean Six Sigma is one of the most popular strategies for reducing waste, accelerating product delivery, and ultimately driving profit. So, it should come as no surprise that companies are willing to pay a pretty penny to Lean Six Sigma-savvy project managers to get their initiatives from A to B. You can train to join their ranks and certify your skills with the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Master Certification Bundle, on sale for $69 today.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

August 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Rockstar has announced that a Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay video is dropping tomorrow. After releasing three trailers for Red Dead Redemption 2 over the past few months, Rockstar has announced an official gameplay video coming tomorrow, August 9 at 8AM PT / 11AM ET / 4PM BST (that’s Friday August 10 at 1am AEST). Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

August 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Who knew Microsoft Word could give you a power rush? That’s what you feel when you create a one-click, customized Style Sheet that automatically applies font, paragraph, layout, and other settings to any document. It’s a great way to create consistency for monthly reports or other routine pieces of content. Once you get the hang of Style Sheets, formatting text one paragraph or section at a time will feel as primitive as Sumerians writing cuneiform on wet-clay tablets. Style Sheets also work in PowerPoint, and we’ll show you those as well.In Word 2016, the process for creating styles and Style…

August 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Dataminers have discovered exclusive Fortnite sprays for Gamescom and PAX. After rooting around in Fortnite’s catalog API, dataminer MystxcLeaks has discovered special sprays that appear to be exclusive to major games expos. The cosmetics will be limited to the duration of both events that take place at the end of August and the start of September. A Galaxy skin was also discovered, which appears to be part of a new Starter Pack. FNBR Leaks reports that it will only be purchasable with real money rather than V-Bucks, but there’s no official pricing for it just yet. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

August 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

When I took the press briefing for the Galaxy Tab S4, Samsung’s new ultra-premium productivity tablet, another reporter in the room asked, “Why Android?” His subtext: If someone is going to spend so much on a 2-in-1 tablet experience—in this case $650 for the Tab S4 itselfRemove non-product link and $150 for the Samsung Book Cover Keyboard—why not just build a full-fledged Windows 10 device with the same physical parts? Samsung does make Windows laptops after all, so it’s not like the company doesn’t have a Windows legacy. To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico