April 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Kingdom Hearts III will feature a few mini-games inspired by 1980s-era LCD games and classic Mickey Mouse animated shorts. Square Enix unveiled these Classic Kingdom mini-games in a new trailer, which you can view below. The footage shows Sora using a handheld device to play four games in particular: The Barnyard Battle, The Karnival Kid, Giantland, and Musical Farmer. As you can see, the mini-games feature an old-school aesthetic similar to classic Nintendo Game and Watch titles. There’s no word yet on how you unlock or access these mini-games, and if there will be more than just the four currently announced. They’ll…

April 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Following the announcement that No Man’s Sky would be coming to Xbox One this summer, the release date seems to have leaked in an online listing, dating the launch for June 29. The Amazon Italy listing is priced at 50 euros and appears to have leaked the June 29 release date ahead of 505 Games’ official confirmation. It’s unlikely the date is a generic placeholder, as the first day of summer this year falls on June 21. The Xbox One version of the game was announced in March with a summer release window. The title will include all of the updates so far, and…

April 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Final Fantasy 14 is getting a companion app alongside May’s Under the Moonlight patch, with more content building on the Stormblood expansion. Unfortunately the app isn’t quite as snazzy as Final Fantasy 14 Online GO, the April Fool’s Day prank app that promised to let players mine for materials by smashing their phones into trees and throwing them into rivers. The Final Fantasy 14 Online Companion App’s features are far more humdrum but still super useful, letting players organise their inventory and armoury chest, use the scheduler to organise events, browse the market board and buy and sell items, chat…

April 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Whether you’re on a long trip or your daily commute, sometimes you want to be able to go back and see what happened on the road in front of you. That’s why a dash cam can become your new best driving companion—and right now, you can get Anker’s Roav dash cam for $51 while supplies last, which is the lowest we’ve seen it and nearly 45 percent off its average price on Amazon.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

April 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Sony may be less than a month away from launching the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact in the U.S., but that’s not stopping the company from releasing yet another handset, and a better one at that. Called the Xperia XZ2 Premium, it’s bringing a better screen, a bigger battery, more RAM, and a much better camera, all but ensuring customers will have no idea which one to buy.Sony has stuck with an identical design for the XZ2 Premium, which isn’t a bad thing at all. There’s an all-glass, slim bezel front, and a vertically mounted camera with a fingerprint…

April 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Shenmue 1 & 2 pricing has been confirmed for the North American release, with players able to pick up the “definitive version” of both games for $29.99. It’s also been confirmed the title will support achievements across all platforms. YouTuber Adam Koralik shared the details on Twitter and in a video following his trip to SEGA in Japan. “I’m now allowed to inform you of the retail price of the Shenmue 1 and 2 rerelease,” he tweeted. “$29.99 USD gets you the collection. Applies to all US versions. Global pricing will reflect similar pricing in local currencies.” Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

April 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

After the loot box controversy surrounding Star Wars Battlefront 2, EA’s Patrick Söderlund has said the company has learned from “those mistakes,” and promises to “be better” going forward. “I’d be lying to you if I said that what’s happened with Battlefront and what’s happened with everything surrounding loot boxes and these things haven’t had an effect on EA as a company and an effect on us as management,” he said in an interview with The Verge. “We can shy away from it and pretend like it didn’t happen, or we can act responsibly and realise that we made some mistakes, and try…

April 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

There are many solutions to the current graphics card crisis. One is to just bite the bullet and pay the inflated prices—desperate times and all that. A better option is to buy a pre-built machine, which tends to have better value since PC makers buy components in bulk.Amazon has a great deal today on a certified refurbished HP Omen gaming rig via Woot. For $600 you get an HP Omen 870 desktop PC with a 3GHz, quad-core Intel “Kaby Lake” Core i5-7400. (Note there’s a misprint on the Amazon page saying the CPU is an i5-7700, which doesn’t exist.) A 3GB…