June 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Gears Pop was revealed today during Microsoft’s E3 2018 press conference. It will be a mobile game that combines the Gears of War with Funko Pops. The Gears of War series made its debut on the Xbox 360 back in 2006. The most recent entry in the series, Gears of War 4, was released on Xbox One and PC back in October 2016. It has since went on to get a 4K update for the Xbox One X. Gears of War 5’s existence was outed back in May via a Walmart Canada online listing. More recently, Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave…

June 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nier Automata will reportedly make its way to Xbox One this month in a new package titled Nier Automata: Become as Gods. In a since-deleted announcement first reported by Polygon, Square Enix revealed that the 2017 PlayStation 4 and PC action-RPG is headed to Xbox One June 26. The Xbox One Become as Gods edition includes the 3C3C1D119440927 expansion. Also included in Become as Gods will be several smaller pieces of DLC: Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

June 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

After an initial leak revealed the next entry in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, yet another leak reportedly confirms more details about Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, hinting at much greater player choice than before. Yesterday, Reddit user Frack-Reynolds noticed that Sony had accidentally dropped a description of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey onto the PlayStation Store, revealing the protagonist is Spartan. “Take control of your destiny and write your own epic odyssey as you journey to become a legendary Spartan hero,” read the description. “Live incredible adventures in a world where every choice matters. Rejected by your family, you must embark on an adventure…

June 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Microsoft might soon announce a $100 price cut for Xbox One X. As first spotted by Wario64 on Twitter, the console was being listed for $400 and $350 at several retailers, including GameStop, Fry’s, and Newegg. Possible new Xbox One X price cut at GameStop, image via Wario64.Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

June 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Rhythm-action game Beat Saber is coming to PSVR. According to PlayStation Blog, the game will utilize the PS Move controllers as you “slash and cut colored cubes” to a “pulsing electronica beat.” Each level of the game will feature original music from composer Jaroslav Beck, and players will be able to compete across global leaderboards. Hyperbolic Magnetism’s VR title was released last month on Steam early access and the Oculus Store, but it was missing on Sony’s VR platform. The game was revealed as part of Sony’s countdown to its E3 conference, which takes place on June 11 at 6pm PT/9pm ET…

June 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

E3 began in earnest yesterday afternoon with the EA Play event, which meant a new and much more extensive look at BioWare’s sci-fi shooter, Anthem. Though the game definitely brought it on the gameplay level and talked a big game about its story, the most important question for many a BioWare fan was who they would be able to romance in this new IP. The answer to that question came soon after thanks to the Game Informer cover reveal, and it turns out that it’s no one. There are no characters for the player to romance in Anthem, something that…

June 10, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nearly five years to the day since its announcement, Kingdom Hearts 3’s release date for PS4 and Xbox One has finally been revealed just ahead of E3 2018. Square Enix will make Kingdom Hearts 3 available on the PS4 and Xbox One on January 29, 2019. It will be released five days earlier in Japan on Jan. 25, 2019. Kingdom Hearts 3 had previously been scheduled for 2018. Franchise director Tetsuya Nomura apologized for the slightly delayed release date both at the concert and online. “We’ve announced the release day for KINGDOM HEARTS III ahead of E3 at the KINGDOM…

June 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

EA’s E3 2018 showcase might not have had a whole lot of surprise reveals, but it certainly had a very important message that permeated through the conference. At times, EA said and showed things that seemed to point towards a publisher and developer who has learned a lot of lessons from a very rough 2017, a lot of which is thanks to the controversy surrounding loot boxes and games as services. However, its silence in other portions, specifically when it came to sports games, sent a mixed message. One of the defining news stories of 2017 revolved around the drama…

June 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Anthem will not have a player-vs-player mode at launch and will require an online connection to play, executive producer Mark Darrah confirmed on Twitter Saturday. After EA debuted new gameplay footage of Anthem at its EA Play event, Darrah took to Twitter to answer fan questions. “You need to be online to play,” Darrah answered to a Twitter user. When asked if Anthem would feature PvP modes, Darrah responded “no PvP at launch.” Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

June 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

EA’s E3 2018 press conference kicked off on Saturday, June 9 at 11am PT in Los Angeles with tons of teasers, news, announcements, and trailers for new and returning games. Besides sports staples like FIFA, the biggest highlights included some Battlefield 5 teases, Anthem gameplay, new Battlefront 2 content, a brand new Star Wars game, and a surprise indie game launch. Below you’ll find a breakdown of all the major announcements from EA’s E3 2018 press conference and where to watch all the new trailers and gameplay demos shown off. Watch EA’s E3 2018 Press Conference Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico