March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

March’s IGN First game is State of Decay 2, the highly anticipated zombie survival simulation/open-world adventure/RPG from Undead Labs. We’ll have exclusive coverage all month long, and all of it will be archived on this page, so feel free to bookmark it and check back often for our latest gameplay videos, features, and more! Before the month (zombie) fleshes out, here are State of Decay 2’s only other released trailers so far to get you hungry (for brains): Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Microsoft has confirmed that State of Decay 2, the zombie-survival RPG from Undead Labs, will release on May 22 for the Xbox One family of consoles as well as Windows PC as a Play Anywhere title. It will also be available that day on Xbox Game Pass. Furthermore, Microsoft also confirmed a price point of $29.99 for the standard edition and $49.99 for the Ultimate Edition. On the subject of the lower-than-expected price, Microsoft GM of Games Marketing Aaron Greenberg said, “Our goal is to build a long-term relationship with the State of Decay community and to foster deeper experiences…

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

AMD released Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.1 late on Monday with support for Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition and Warhammer: Vermintide 2. Providing day-one drivers for such hotly anticipated games proves yet again that Radeon has left its dark days of buggy, late software far in the rearview mirror, but newfound optimizations for e-sports games are even more intriguing.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The ‘will they, won’t they?’ speculation of whether Blizzard will release Diablo 3 on Nintendo Switch continues, and this time, we’re back to ‘they will’, as sources close to the project apparently confirm its existence. Eurogamer reports that its sources have confirmed a Diablo 3 port for the Switch is a thing, but that the official reveal is scheduled for “several months away.” The kerfuffle kicked off last week with a tweet from Blizzard showing a Diablo-themed nightlight being switched on and off. This was immediately followed by a whirlwind of speculation that Diablo 3 was on its way to the…

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Whether a company is considering a rebrand or evaluating the feasibility of a new product, it’s likely to consult the analytics and insights derived from its data before moving forward with any initiative. That’s why understanding data analysis tools, like Microsoft Excel and Access, can dramatically increase your value to employers on the market.Of course, these programs have a reputation for being dense and tough for newcomers to grasp, but the Microsoft Data Analysis Bundle can help you navigate past the learning curve and leverage these tools as a valuable data analysis expert, and it’s on sale today for $29.To read…

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you need to print a lot of paper fast, laser printers outpace inkjets every time, but color laser printers usually cost hundreds of dollars. Not today. Staples is selling Dell’s C1760nw color laser printer for just $75, down from its $250 MSRP. That’s a huge price drop compared to what you’ll find elsewhere. A third-party seller on Amazon has it for $138, and Best Buy’s selling it (on sale) for $220, though Staples had the same deal on this printer last April.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Horizon: Zero Dawn producer, Samrat Sharma, is returning to Ubisoft to work on an unannounced game. GamesIndustry.biz reports that Sharma, previously a senior producer at Guerrilla Games, has left the studio to move to Ubisoft, Toronto. Sharma has worked at Ubisoft before, on Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Phantoms, and Future Soldier. Sharma’s new position is also senior producer, but the title he’s working on has yet to be revealed. “I am excited to join the team at Ubisoft Toronto who are working on some very interesting games, and offer me a chance to continue my focus on leading teams and plan…

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Whether used to painstakingly recreate the prologue to Metal Gear Solid 5 or just to  fill a pit with a bunch of bears and bad guys and watch them fight to the death, Far Cry’s map editor has been  a novel addition to the series. And while the editors in Far Cry 3 and Far Cry 4 each improved on the original idea, Far Cry 5’s map editor, now dubbed “Far Cry Arcade” is aiming to make it the best iteration yet. The concept is roughly the same as it was in previous versions – give players the tools they…

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Square Enix’s rather disappointing PC port of Chrono Trigger is being rescued by modders. A port of the game released on Steam last week, and appears to be the mobile version, which wasn’t brilliant compared to the original. PC Gamer reports that the modding community has stepped in to fix Square Enix’s shoddy port, with modder Jed Lang – who overhauled the equally poor Final Fantasy 6 port – reaching out to say that he would be releasing an update with modding capability. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

March 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Pinball FX3 has a performance problem on Nintendo Switch, and the developer has confirmed that it’s unlikely to be fixed. Many saw the opportunity to play in portable mode – which can use the Switch screen in portrait to show a full table – as a key feature for the game. Unfortunately, at launch the mode ran at a lower frame rate than on other versions, while its resolution made some tables look terrible when in docked mode. A patch was promised, but never arrived. Zen Studios posted an update on Reddit addressing the community’s issues – the long and short…