December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Doki Doki Literature Club has surpassed 1 million downloads. Dan Salvato, the founder of Doki Doki Literature Club (DDLC) developer Team Salvato, made the announcement, thanking the many media outlets and content creators who made the success possible. “It’s only just now I’ve realized that nothing I’ve ever done in my life has had greater reach and popularity than a romance game with cute anime girls.” he said. “It’s not often that visual novels and/or romance games are given the treatment that you gave it,” Salvato added, acknowledging the genre’s traditionally niche appeal. In light of the success of DDLC, Salvato said…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

When publishers give away games, it often feels like the digital equivalent of a box marked “Free!” on the side of the road—inevitably you open it up to find a VHS copy of Captain Ron, a pair of ripped sweatpants, and some scratched-up Neil Diamond records. Case in point: Last week Deep Silver gave away copies of Homefront and like…why?But occasionally a freebie comes along that’s actually worth nabbing. Cue Ubisoft, which this week is giving out free copies of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag—either the best of the Assassin’s Creeds or, if you’ve been in this a long time,…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

“I’m trying to make something different. How to show that, how to have people see that, that’s something I’m trying to figure out.” As usual, Hideo Kojima was calm and collected as I spoke to him just hours after the newest look at Death Stranding at the 2017 Game Awards. I’ve spoken with him several times throughout the past few years, from the forging of his partnership with Sony and his decision to use the Decima Engine, to the opening of his new studio deep in the heart of Shinagawa. But this time, something different happened. This time, I walked…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Lowe’s has a nice deal today on an Anker Power Bank charger. For $17, you can get a 10,400 mAH Anker portable charger from the big-box store. This is about $11 cheaper than the price you can find on Amazon, and $10 off Lowe’s usual price.This charger comes with two USB ports, and supports high-speed charging via Anker’s PowerIQ and VoltageBoost technologies. Anker claims this Power Bank can charge the iPhone 6 up to four times, the Samsung Galaxy S6 up to three times, or the iPad Air once. Each port pumps out a maximum of 2.4 amps each. The…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

Conan Exiles will be released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 8, 2018. Developer Funcom announced the multiplayer barbarian survival game will be leaving Steam Early Access and the Xbox One Game Preview program next year. The PC version will be priced at $39.99, while the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions will cost $49.99. Conan Exiles has been in early access all year and can currently be purchased on PC for $29.99 and for $49.99 on Xbox One’s Game Preview program. Those who purchase the game on PC and Xbox One digitally prior to launch will receive the…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

All month long we’re highlighting cool games that might not be on your radar, as part of IGN First: Games to Watch in 2018. Today’s game is The Red Strings Club, a pixel-art, cyberpunk adventure game in which you manipulate the emotions of the people you come in contact with. All you need to play is a mouse, but the story (based on our hands-on with the first half-hour of this 8-10-hour game) should keep you hooked. Enjoy the gameplay video above, taken from the beginning of the game. To see all the Games to Watch in 2018 as we…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

With so many new games and movies coming out, it can be hard to keep up. Lucky for you, IGN is here to help with a weekly round-up of the biggest releases each and every week. Check out the latest releases for this week, and be sure to come back next Monday for a new update. Note: The prices and deals compiled below are accurate at the time we published this story, but all are subject to change. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

The wait is nearly over – Star Wars: The Last Jedi is almost upon us! To celebrate its release this Thursday, December 14, we’re giving away a limited edition Star Wars Battlefront II PS4 Pro with an Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition of the game. Five runners-up will also receive an Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition on PS4. To win this great prize, all you need to do is follow IGN UK’s official Twitter page and retweet the below: RT for your chance to win a limited edition #SWB2 PS4 Pro bundle to celebrate the release of #TheLastJedi! 5 runners-up win a copy…

December 11, 2017 CuttingEdgeTech

The Detective Pikachu 3DS game might finally be released outside of Japan. According to Serebii.net, the game has been rated by the European rating board PEGI. Its current release date, December 31, 2020, is reportedly just a placeholder. Detective Pikachu launched for the 3DS over a year ago in Japan on February 3, 2016. “Detective Pikachu is on the case! Investigate evidence, question possible witnesses and solve a curious mystery,” the game’s PEGI 3+ description reads. The game follows the walking, talking Pikachu teaming up with his human companion Tim Goodman to solve crimes and uncover the mystery of the disappearance…