July 5, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Pokemon Go developer Niantic has teased that Team Rocket may soon arrive in the mobile monster catching game via a hot air balloon. Pokemon Go Fest is currently underway in Dortmund, Germany, and Eurogamer reports that a black hot air balloon – sporting a huge red R logo – was flown above the event. Team Rocket has long been associated with hot air balloons, most notably in the Pokemon anime, where they frequently fly around in a Meowth-shaped balloon. Alongside the balloon sightings, pictures taken at the Dortmund event with Pokemon Go’s AR mode show members of Team Rocket leaning into…

July 4, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s the Fourth of July, which means that – for our American readers, at least – it’s the day we mark as when the United States officially cast off the rule of King George III and declared our independence. The vote to do so was actually held on July 2nd, but the 4th was the day that famed Declaration of Independence was adopted by Congress so it could eventually be stolen by Nicholas Cage (for its own protection, of course). Regardless, we here got to thinking about how video games have become such a prevalent form of entertainment in the US (yes,…

July 4, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Reference to a PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2 has been found in the source code for Rockstar’s Social Club. Discovered by Twitter user JakoMako51, the source code contains the phrase “RDR2_PC_Accomplishments”. Accomplishments are the Social Club equivalent of Xbox Achievements and PlayStation Trophies, and the system was used for Grand Theft Auto 5. We’d expect a Red Dead Redemption 2 PC version to use Accomplishments, too, and so this discovery is a potential hint to the fact that Rockstar’s hit Western may be on its way to PC. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 4, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Game Informer’s August issue features a beautiful Velkhana from Monster Hunter World: Iceborne on its cover, and within, quite a few new pertinent details about the expansion – including the reveal of Barioth. Below you’ll find 34 new Monster Hunter World: Iceborne details we parsed from their coverage, along with some extra context and quotes from IGN’s own interviews and experience. Game Informer is rolling out videos and new content all month, and we’ve already gotten a peak into the August edition, and watched their hilarious rapid fire interview answered by Iceborne producer Ryozo Tsujimoto and director Daisuke Ichihara, which…

July 4, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Welcome to Daily Win, our way of giving back to the IGN community. To thank our awesome audience, we’re giving away a new game each day to one lucky winner. Be sure to check IGN.com every day to enter in each new giveaway. Today we’re giving away a digital copy of Sea of Solitude for PS4. To enter into this sweepstake, fill out the form below. You must be at least 13 years old and a legal U.S. resident to enter. Today’s sweepstake will end at 11:59 p.m. PDT. Entries entered after this time will not be considered. Continue reading…Powered by…