July 5, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

EA Motive’s Montreal studio has an unannounced project in the works. Speaking to GameInformer, studio head Jade Raymond revealed, along with working on an unannounced open-world action-adventure title, the Montreal studio also has a brand new game in active development. The project, which does not have a title or release window, was pitched by three developers. “They were super passionate, saying ‘let us prototype it, let us do it,’ and we managed to give them some space to get it done because it was exciting,” Raymond said. The game has since evolved into a full project, with more and more people joining the development…

July 5, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

As was previously promised, PUBG is bringing back War Mode with a few new twists. A post on PUBG’s Steam page yesterday detailed how War Mode’s return starts tonight at 7 p.m. PDT and runs through Sunday at 7 p.m. PDT. In its older iteration, War Mode took place on the Erangel map, but it will now be set on the recently released Sanhok map. The ante has also been upped: instead of three 10-man squads, War Mode will now feature five 10-man squads. War Mode matches are still set to take place in a small “safe zone” where the first team…

July 5, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Celebi is coming to Pokemon Go soon. In a blog post celebrating the game’s second birthday, Niantic revealed that the Mythical Pokemon Celebi “will be available globally in the near future” via the game’s Special Research feature, but didn’t offer any other details for now. Separately, Niantic revealed that a special “Summer Style” Pikachu wearing a straw hat and sunglasses will be available in the game starting July 6 and will appear until July 31. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 5, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Overwatch fans are attempting to decode a series of barcodes found on character skins and in-game items or environments. Reddit user Karahe posted an album of in-game barcodes they had found on characters like the new character Wrecking Ball, as well as a multitude of items like Summer Games loot boxes, Soldier 76’s gun, and plenty more. Some of the barcodes are more legible than others, such as Wrecking Ball’s. It’s not unlikely that at least some of the barcodes are just placeholder graphics designed to lend some credibility to the more robotic minutia in Overwatch’s world. Continue reading…Powered by…

July 5, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It was only a matter of time before Mario Kart inspired tracks started appearing in Fortnite’s nearly limitless Playground mode. YouTube user Noahh was one of the first to build a racing track and use the recently brought back Shopping Carts to race with friends. The track was built over the edge of the map and in true Rainbow Road fashion, falling off the ledge would send you to your death. Reddit user JoshB_C constructed “Tilted Track,” a winding track that goes in and out of the buildings of Tilted Towers. Long ramps and boost pads were used to race and…

July 5, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

After announcing Fallout 76 in late May, Bethesda revealed tons of details about its online action-RPG during E3 2018. We learned it’ll exist “entirely online,” feature a real-time version of the series’ signature V.A.T.S. system, and receive mod support sometime after launch. We also know it’ll be released later this year on November 14. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 5, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A new Fortnite leak has revealed the names of six new skydiving trails that will likely be part of the Season 5 Battle Pass. Filenames for six unannounced skydiving trails were discovered within the most recent patch files. Introduced at the start of Season 3, skydiving trails have only been released through the Battle Pass, so it’s likely to follow that these six will be part of the Season 5 Battle Pass: Stars & Stripes TP Glitchin’ Vines Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 5, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The App Store turns 10How Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ignited a Worldwide App PhenomenonWhen Apple introduced the App Store on July 10, 2008 with 500 apps, it ignited a cultural, social and economic phenomenon that changed how people work, play, meet, travel and so much more. Over the past decade, the App Store has created a safe place for users of all ages to get the very best apps and a vibrant app economy for developers of all sizes, from all over the world, to thrive. Today, customers in 155 countries are visiting the App Store more often, staying longer…

July 5, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Far Cry 5 will get a new photo mode with Title Update 8 coming later today. According to Ubisoft’s official patch notes, the photo mode will be available in the main menu in solo gameplay modes following today’s scheduled maintenance for all platforms. Ubisoft detailed the photo mode, confirming it extends to single-player DLC and Far Cry Arcade maps while playing in solo mode, and allows the player to adjust time of day, field of view, filters and alter character’s facial expressions. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico