May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Now that Microsoft has shipped the April 2018 Update for Windows 10, it’s moving full speed ahead to the next version of Windows, Redstone 5, due this fall. Chief among the new improvements are several key upgrades: a version of clipboard that can cut and paste between PCs, improvements to Sets, dark themes, an improved Notepad, and more.Microsoft shipped the new features as part of Insider Preview Build 17666, which is rolling out for the Fast Ring of Windows 10 Insider machines today. (The two different Insider tracks, Fast and Skip Ahead, will receive the same build.)To read this article…

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Once the glamor of Destiny 2: Warmind’s short but well-told story campaign wears off returning to the power level grind feels less fulfilling than ever before. While there’s a lot more power to chase this means you won’t be accessing a decent chunk of the content in the immediate future. When the most enticing new activity, the Escalation Protocol horde mode, is locked behind a 370 recommended power level, you may find yourself wondering what new content there is to enjoy in the meantime. That two-hour campaign is at least intriguing in that it fleshes out the lore of the…

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Even though Thanos was added into Fortnite to bring destruction and chaos, players have found ways to let Thanos’ goofier side shine. The Infinity Gauntlet Limited Time Mashup mode went live yesterday, allowing one player to take control of Thanos and his unique abilities. Whatever outfit you were wearing beforehand won’t show, but your emotes and stylish dance moves don’t go anywhere. That feeling when you finally get the Infinity Gauntlet! pic.twitter.com/8gY9ezygyO Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

After the first hint of a sequel earlier today, Bethesda seems to be teasing RAGE 2 by poking fun at an unconfirmed Walmart listing for the game. “Hey @WalmartCanada here are a few notes” reads a tweet from the official RAGE account. The tweet is accompanied by a screencap lambasting the lack of key art, age rating and font with a hot pink RAGE anarchy symbol for good measure. Hey @WalmartCanada here are a few notes. pic.twitter.com/R1od2aTEMC Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Good news, gamers! Graphics cards are starting to become affordable again thanks to shake-ups in cryptocurrency markets, a fact that Nvidia’s touting with a new Made to Game promotional campaign. While prices still haven’t returned to pre-crisis levels, and a fresh generation of GeForce cards are expected to ship this summer, you can now buy gaming hardware at a bearable premium rather than an outright price gouging.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Treyarch is teasing the return of the ever-popular Zombies mode to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. The official E3 Twitter account seemed to reveal the mode early, but now Treyarch itself has teased the mode by tweeting an image stating “Mankind’s reckoning will be its salvation” and “So it begins… #Zombies.” The tweet also features a number of strange symbols, along with a mysterious decaying figure removing an ominous mask. So it begins. . . #Zombies pic.twitter.com/XNx0w8TGcJ Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Valve’s in-home streaming tech is proving to be its most forward-thinking development. First it helped kill off the company’s own short-lived Steam Machines, with the $50 Steam Link perfectly capable of putting PC gaming in your living room without the need for another high-end PC. And now it’s putting PC gaming…well, anywhere you’d like.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

EA and DICE have outlined their plans for Star Wars Battlefront 2’s upcoming Han Solo content. As detailed on a recent forum post, the Han Solo Season, starts on May 16 and will be spread across two months. The new Jabba’s Palace multiplayer map will be introduced, located in the Dune Sea on Tatooine. It will be available in Blast, Hero Showdown, and Heroes vs. Villain. The new Hero Showdown is a 2v2 round-based elimination mode which pits teams of two Heroes against one another in battle. If your team wins a round, you must pick different characters to play as. There will…

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Thanos and his incredible powers have made one of Fortnite’s tougher weekly challenges to get three explosive weapon eliminations a lot easier to complete. The limited time mode allows one player to take control of Thanos where two of his unique abilities will count as explosive eliminations. The Power Stone allows Thanos to blast players and structures with an intense fire blast and any eliminations made here count to your challenge total. The Air Slam attack allows Thanos to come crashing down, dealing damage and knocking back anyone who survives. Those that don’t make it out get added to your total too….

May 9, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nintendo has officially shut down Miitomo today. The company announced its plans to close its first smartphone app earlier this year. While Nintendo hasn’t given a specific reason for the shutdown, it could be due to a drop-off of users. When Miitomo launched in 2016, over 10 million users signed up for the app in the first month. However, Nintendo still plans on expanding its mobile presence. The company’s new president, Shuntaro Furukawa, recently said he’s interested in developing more smartphone games and wants to grow Nintendo’s mobile games output into a 100 billion yen ($910 million USD) business. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico