March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

God of War director, Cory Barlog, has confirmed that the upcoming game will not feature microtransactions. A Twitter user posted a screenshot showing what could be taken to be in-game currency in the game’s menu, and asked if there would be microtransactions in the game. No freakin way!!! — Cory Barlog (@corybarlog) March 6, 2018 “No freakin way!!!” replied Barlog, who is currently travelling around Europe to promote the game, and was enjoying a selection of godly-themed beers in front of a blazing brazier at the time the question was posed, judging by his Twitter account. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo has announced it will hold a 30-minute Nintendo Direct tomorrow, March 8. According to Nintendo of America’s announcement on Twitter, the Direct will cover “upcoming Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS games, including new details on Mario Tennis Aces.” The presentation will begin at 2pm PT/5pm ET/10pm UK (March 9 at 9am AET). Mario Tennis Aces was announced a couple months ago, during January’s Nintendo Direct Mini. The game will be released for Switch sometime this spring and will feature a story mode, which the series hasn’t seen since Mario Tennis Power Tour. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you’re thinking of grabbing a Galaxy S9 when it comes out next week, need a super-sized Nintendo Switch storage solution for your collection of games, or simply want to expand beyond your laptop’s stingy-sized SSD, Amazon and B&H Photo Video have a great deal today. Both retailers are selling a 400GB SanDisk Ultra class 10 microSD card for $185.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

To celebrate the launch of Final Fantasy 15 on PC, Nvidia Ansel is running a contest to feature the winner’s screenshot on a London billboard. The contest was announced on the Nvidia website to mark the release of Windows Edition. Players can win a print of their Ansel shot signed by the Final Fantasy 15 dev team, as well as having their screenshot splashed across a London billboard as part of the game’s marketing campaign. Players can participate by sharing their screenshot to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram before midnight (GMT) on March 20, tagging @NVIDIAGeForceUK and using the hashtag #FFXVSHOTWITHGEFORCEGTX. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Square Enix’s Nier: Automata has a whopping 26 endings for those players who have the time and fortitude to unlock them all. But there’s still one last mystery that has yet to be unlocked, and the developers aren’t willing to help you find out what it is. According to a Famitsu interview (translated by Gematsu) the game has an “unpleasant” secret waiting to be discovered. “‘That’ has yet to be discovered,” reads the piece in Famitsu’s 1st anniversary piece about the game. “It will definitely be unpleasant, so the developers will not officially announce what it is. For various reasons, this specification was…

March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Good news! The long-awaited Final Fantasy XV PC port runs like a champ, and it looks drop-dead gorgeous. Better news! Even though the game only released on Tuesday, Green Man Gaming is already selling Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition for 20 percent off.That brings the total down to $40, whereas all other storefronts—Steam, Origin, Amazon, and the Microsoft Store—are selling Final Fantasy XV for its full $50 price tag. And if you’re one of those “Steam or nothing” types, fear not. Green Man Gaming is selling the game as a Steam key, complete with the nifty “Bonus Half-Life pack” that…

March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A new limited time mode is coming to Fortnite Battle Royale that will introduce squads of 20 players. A screenshot of the impending update was posted on Reddit, and as well as giving us a glimpse of the Raptor and new Empire Axe hitting the store, the 20-player squad mode was also detailed, pitting five teams of 20 against one another in a battle for the Victory Royale. The limited time mode will nestle nicely between the four-man squads and the 50 vs 50 mode that rolled out at the end of last year. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

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March 7, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It took quite a while for Final Fantasy XV to finally make its way to PC—almost a year and a half after the console launch, to be exact. But in the end it made it over, and as of yesterday you can find the game on an oddball selection of storefronts, including Steam (sure), the Windows 10 Store (okay fine), and Origin (…what?). A non-EA game on Origin? Pretty sure that makes Final Fantasy XV the Dr. Pepper of video games.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico