March 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Stardew Valley’s multiplayer update has officially entered the QA phase, and will bring some new single player content with it when it does finally drop. Eric Barone, the game’s creator, posted a status update to Twitter, saying, “Stardew Valley multiplayer is in QA and bugs are being fixed at a very good pace!” He also assured fans that there would be more to the update than just the multiplayer feature, saying that players can expect “new single player stuff,” and that the multiplayer functionality is “just a layer on top of the existing single player game.” Barone teased some of…

March 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Continuing on a wave of nostalgia over the past year or two, Sega has announced that a collected edition of classics from its Genesis/Mega Drive era will be coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One on May 29. The Sega Genesis Classics (or Sega Mega Drive Collection in the UK) was initially announced via Twitter before the tweet was deleted; a trailer has since been revealed thanks to the beautifully-named “Sonic the Hedgeblog.” SEGA has since officially announced the collection, promising 50 games upgraded with modern features, including online multiplayer, achievements, mirror modes, rewind and save states. When asked about whether…

March 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Though the biggest change Undead Labs is bringing to State of Decay 2 is the addition of up to four-player cooperative play, there’s an undeniable allure to striking out alone in the zombie apocalypse. Everyone that jumped into the original State of Decay had this experience, and it stands to reason that many would-be survivors (myself included) are going to plant those “Keep Out” signs in their shelters and go it alone… at least at first. In fact, when we released our first chunk of State of Decay 2 gameplay – 25 Minutes of 4-Player Co-op Multiplayer – a lot…

March 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

One thing that the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary collection strives to be is as arcade-perfect as possible. That means that all 12 games in the collection, from Street Fighter 1 all the way to Street Fighter 3: Third Strike, are as close to their actual arcade counterparts as they can possibly be. You can even enable Street Fighter 3: Second Impact’s widescreen mode, which was the only CPS-3 arcade cabinet to have native widescreen. But there’s one mode in Super Street Fighter 2’s arcade cabinet that is simply not possible to realistically emulate on a PS4 or Xbox One, though…

March 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Smart bulbs are great starting points when creating the connected home of your dreams. Because they connect to Wi-Fi, you can adjust them from an app, and control them via voice commands with your smart speakers. They also offer an awesome level of granular control, whether that means setting them on timers, or controlling their precise brightness levels and color profiles.For the smart home-curious, Philips has put its entry-level smart bulb kit on sale. The Hue White A19 60W Equivalent Smart Bulb Starter Kit is $44.99 on Amazon now—a significant price drop from its average offering of around $65.To read…

March 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Square Enix is teasing a reveal for their new game, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, that looks scheduled for tomorrow, but the source code for the site reveals a lot more – including a possible release date and platforms. The image on the website is accompanied by a date and time that indicates we can expect some sort of news on the title tomorrow, March 15 at 6AM PDT/ 9AM EDT/ 1PM GMT. But if you take a look at the page’s HTML, there’s a lot more lurking below the surface. Shadow Of The Tomb Raider will be launched September…

March 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Players of Tekken 7 will have the opportunity to add another character to their roster as of next week, when Noctis Lucis Caelum, protagonist of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XV, is made available as a DLC character on March 20. The news was accompanied by a promotional trailer showing off Noctis within the game, which you can see below: Noctis’ fighting style appears to be drawn directly from his appearance in Final Fantasy XV, mixing up his standard swordplay with his signature teleportation technique, as well as various magic attacks that look to reflect that game’s flashy, powerful magic system….

March 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If you aren’t already aware, March 14 is the day we celebrate the most irrational of numbers, Pi. (Get it, 3.14?) So what better way is there to mark the geekiest day of the year than with some great deals on Raspberry Pi gear? Look no further than Newegg, which has a slew of Raspberry Pi and other maker kits and products on sale today. RobolinkFirst up is the Rokit Smart 11-in-1 Programmable Robot Kit for $95.82—a great deal for a kit that usually sells for $120 on Amazon. You’ll get a Smart Inventory Arduino-compatible circuit board, DC motors, peg boards,…

March 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Activision is celebrating all things green and Irish this St. Paddy’s day with the seasonal community event, Operation: Shamrock and Awe – which includes a zombie leprechaun lurking on the multiplayer maps. The event is live now, and includes limited-time St. Patrick’s Day-themed gear. A couple of new weapons will also roll out – the M-38 Submachine Gun, and the MG 81 Light Machine Gun – and while the St. Patrick’s Day variants will disappear with the end of the event, the weapons themselves will remain. Team Deathmatch, Hardpoint, Kill Confirmed and Domination modes will be spiced up a little with The…

March 14, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Hideki Kamiya, director of 2001’s Devil May Cry, has taken to Twitter to talk about remaking the game for Capcom. “If we remake the 1st DMC, we’re confident about making it the most amazing hack & slash ever. How do you like it, Capcom?” he tweeted. This isn’t the first time he’s brought up the possibility of a remake. Earlier this year, he tweeted that is was “about time” DMC got a remake. “Looking at current global trends and the amazing graphics in recent Capcom games, the next DMC game could do with a full model change, like the new…