January 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Stay on top of the latest tech with PCWorld’s Digital Edition. Available as single copies or as a yearlong subscription, it highlights the best content from PCWorld.com—the most important news, the key product reviews, and the most useful features and how-to stories—in a curated Digital Edition for Android and iOS, as well for the desktop and other tablet readers.In the January issue This issue we take a first look at Qualcomm’s Snapdragon PCs which push battery life over performance. We also review the Dell XPS 13 (2017): a great laptop made even greater with Intel’s 8th-gen CPU.Other highlights include:News: Titan…

January 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If day one of Overwatch League is any indication of how the inaugural season is going to play out then we’re in for a treat. While the first 2 matches resulted in both Los Angeles teams sweeping the floor with their opponents 4-0, Dallas Fuel and Seoul Dynasty wrapped the night up with an impressive show of skill. The matchup started slowly with the two teams going 3-2 in Junkertown, the highlight of which was a RIP-Tire ult denial using Ana’s Biotic Grenade from Dynasty’s Ryujehong. Dallas walked away with the first win, but the pace picked up at Temple of…

January 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

An official line of Dark Souls merchandise will be released this spring, thanks to a partnership between Bandai Namco and Fangamer. The line will include “figurines, apparel, and more,” according to Fangamer, though no specific products have been revealed at this time. However, Fangamer is apparently teasing one of the figurines with the gif seen below. A teaser for Fangamer’s upcoming Dark Souls line (via Fangamer)Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age is coming to PC on February 1 with some exclusive new features. The PC port comes with the same content and improvements found in the PlayStation 4 version along with the additions of 60fps gameplay, compatibility with 21:9 ultra-wide monitors with multiple monitor support, and the ability to access New Game Plus mode right from the start. There’s also a new configuration option which will let players maximize their license points and money owned, and all three of the game’s background music options will be unlocked from the beginning as well. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In less than a month, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds already has over 3 million players on Xbox One. In fact, on the Xbox Wire, Microsoft mentions that the PUBG milestone was surpassed “through the end of 2017.” That means the number doesn’t account for the first 11 days of this year for the Xbox Game Preview title. Previously, Microsoft announced how it only took 48 hours for PUBG to pass 1 million players on Xbox One. PUBG got a patch with frame rate improvements on Xbox One earlier this week. The patch also fixed some crashing issues and upped weapon damage against vehicles….

January 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Overwatch League is now in full swing, and the first official matches offered a strong opener to the season. Yesterday’s matches marked the beginning of the first week of the first stage of the League. Here’s a full breakdown of the results and the week one matches yet to come: Wednesday, January 10 San Francisco Shock vs. Los Angeles Valiant: Los Angeles wins 4 – 0 Shanghai Dragons vs. Los Angeles Gladiators: Los Angeles wins 4 – 0 Dallas Fuel vs. Seoul Dynasty: Seoul wins 2 – 1 Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Skype became the latest chat app to adopt encrypted communications on Thursday, as Microsoft taps Whisper Systems’ Signal protocol in a preview version of both desktop and mobile clients.The feature, known as Private Conversations, is available to iOS, Android, Linux, Mac, and the Win32-based Windows desktop app in beta form. Microsoft said that after its round of testing is complete, the company would work to integrate Private Conversations into the UWP version of Skype that ships as part of Windows 10.Private Conversations allows users to conduct end-to-end encrypted Skype audio calls between two people, and send text messages or files like images,…

January 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Activision’s suite of Transformers games, including High Moon Studios’ Transformers: War for Cybertron and Platinum Games’ Transformers Devastation, disappeared from digital marketplaces like PSN, the Xbox Store, and Steam at the end of 2017. And there’s a simple explanation for that. Hasbro confirmed to IGN its contract with Activision to publish Transformers games has expired. However, Hasbro is not at this time discussing what, if any, plans it might have for Transformers games on PC and consoles in the future. Multiple mobile games, including Transformers: Forged to Fight, are still ongoing, however. IGN has reached out to Activision for more…

January 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

DOWNLOAD UNLOCKED 328 (Audio version) On this week’s Xbox show, rumors are swirling about Fable, Perfect Dark, and a new IP. We do our best to make sense of them. Plus: details on Xbox’s new Achievement system, Dashboard update details, and more! Oh, and Unlocked now has its own snazzy new homepage! Bookmark this: go.ign.com/unlocked And we’ve got our own YouTube channel too! Subscribe here: youtube.com/ignunlocked Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 11, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 20, Ubisoft announced today. The remaster will include all of the game’s add-on content and two bonus missions, The Armor of Sir Gunn Quest and The Siege of Fort de Sable. The game will also feature the Master Templar and Explorer packs, which contain customization items, weapons and special outfits, like Bayek’s legacy outfit from Assassin’s Creed Origins. The re-release is being handled by Ubisoft Sofia (the studio behind the original game) and will run at a standard 1080p resolution with 4K support on PS4 Pro and Xbox…