February 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Overwatch’s seasonal Lunar New Year event is now live and will run until March 5. As detailed on the official Overwatch website, Blizzard’s popular team-based shooter is celebrating the Year of the Dog with some changes to Capture the Flag. The event features a new competitive mode, various gameplay improvements, and the new map Ayutthaya. Check out Blizzard’s new trailer for the Lunar New Year event in the player above. Additionally, there are over 50 new seasonal items for players to unlock—including a variety of legendary skins—as well as gear from last year’s Lunar New Year event, which you can acquire at…

February 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Relic Entertainment has halted further development of Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War III and has shifted its focus to other projects. Relic released a statement to Eurogamer, noting that although the game has a dedicated player base, the game did not hit the team’s sales targets. The title has not picked up enough steam post-launch for Relic to justify further development. “When a game underperforms, plans need to change. With Dawn of War 3, we simply don’t have the foundation we need to produce major content,” Relic explained in its statement. “We’re working in close partnership with Sega and Games Workshop to…

February 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Life is Strange developer Dontnod’s new game finally has a release date. Vampyr will be released for PC and consoles on June 5, which is still within the spring 2018 window the studio had been aiming for after the initial delay last year. The update came via the fourth and final episode of the game’s webseries, Stories From the Dark. Vampyr is set in early-20th century London and will have players take the role of a doctor who has recently been turned into a blood-sucking monster, creating an internal struggle between the need to take life to survive, and the yearning to…

February 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The My Nintendo service rewards have been limited to wallpapers, in-app items, and exclusive discounts since Club Nintendo shut down 2015, but Nintendo announced My Nintendo users soon be able to spend Gold Points on Nintendo Switch games in the eShop. “Starting in early March, you’ll be able to spend any Gold Points you’ve accumulated in My Nintendo when purchasing Nintendo Switch software from Nintendo eShop on your device, or even via Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

New Marvel character Luna Snow is a K-pop star-turned-superhero from South Korea with ice-based powers who recently made her debut in Netmarble’s role-playing mobile game Marvel: Future Fight. “We were very glad to have the opportunity to create a Korean character. It was enjoyable but we also felt the pressure to show a unique character that also fits well in the Marvel Universe,” said Min Kyun Kim, Development Director at Netmarble Monster in an email interview with IGN. “But we’ve been working with Marvel’s characters in our games for quite some time now and we are based in South Korea,…

February 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Bridge Constructor Portal is coming to Nintendo Switch and Xbox One on February 28. A PlayStation 4 version will be released the following day, March 1. The Bridge Constructor and Portal mashup was initially released on PC and mobile devices in December. The console version will cost $15 USD, $5 USD more than its PC counterpart. Set in Portal’s Aperture Laboratories, Bridge Constructor Portal features 60 levels and sees Ellen McLain reprise her role as GLaDOS. IGN’s Bridge Constructor Portal review called it “a rich, challenging puzzler with plenty of brain-twisters in store.” Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Crimson Days Valentine’s Day event is returning this year, and Bungie has laid out plans for the festivities in Destiny 2. A 2v2 Crucible playlist will be at the core of the week-long feature and the event kicks off on February 13. “The combat scenario is 2v2 Clash with a round-based twist. We will also be debuting The Burnout, a new take on The Burning Shrine set in a future timeline where the Vex have succeeded in altering our reality,” reads a new update from Bungie. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

February 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Niantic has announced that more generation three Pokemon are coming to Pokemon Go, including a new Legendary. In a post on Pokemon Go’s official site, Niantic announced that “several Flying- and Dragon-type Pokemon” will start to spawn in the game beginning tomorrow. While Niantic didn’t name all of the specific Pokemon included in this set, an image on the site showed off Beldum, Chimecho, Pelipper, Bagon, Salamence, Tropius, Taillow, Swablu, and Altaria. In addition to this set of Pokemon, Legendary Pokemon Rayquaza will also begin appearing in raid battles tomorrow and will remain in the game until March 16. Continue…

February 8, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Metal Gear Survive’s first beta took place back in January on PS4 and Xbox One, and let players drop into two maps with three missions for co-op mode. Konami has announced a second beta, to take place over the weekend of February 16, and this time, PC players have been invited to the party. You can join the fray when the beta kicks off on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, on February 16. It wraps up on February 18. As with the last beta, there will be three missions across two maps in co-op mode that can support up to…