July 3, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Our month of exclusive editorial coverage on Gears 5 is over, but to close out the month, we gave you the opportunity to ask the developers of Gears 5, an Xbox One game and PC game, anything about their upcoming third-person action sequel. The studio’s answers are below. And if you missed any of our exclusive month-long coverage, catch up on all of our IGN First Gears 5 coverage so far, and don’t miss our informative interview/conversation with studio head Rod Fergusson on our Xbox show, Podcast Unlocked. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 3, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Infinity Ward is rebooting the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare franchise this year with a renewed focus on realism. In a new blog post, Infinity Ward revealed just how much more realistic the art is in this year’s Call of Duty game compared to previous entries. Call of Duty developers have always prided themselves in delivering a realistic military-shooter experience, but Infinity Ward wants to show how above-and-beyond the art team is going with the Modern Warfare reboot this year. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 3, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Microsoft said Wednesday that a new Insider build will improve the way eye tracking works, and allow users to tweak how they receive notifications within Windows. In the same vein, an updated Your Phone app will allow Windows users to interact with notifications they receive on Android phones.Most users will see the greatest benefit from the updated Notifications, found within the Action Center within the lower right-hand corner of your Windows screen. Microsoft also overhauled the Eye Control UI, which uses eye tracking to help those who can’t use a mouse or a trackpad to navigate Windows.Windows Insider build 18932…

July 3, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s three-part story DLC, The Fate of Atlantis, will come to a close this month, as the third chapter, Judgment of Atlantis, will be released in just a few weeks. Ubisoft has confirmed that The Fate of Atlantis’ third episode will be released for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on July 16. Ubisoft confirmed the release date alongside a first look of the DLC, which seems to indicate players of the Fate of Atlantis storyline will…finally get to explore Atlantis. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Fate of Atlantis Episode 3 First LookContinue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

July 3, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s summer time here in the northern hemisphere, and that means things are getting pretty hot. The publisher of the Elder Scrolls and Fallout cookbooks want you to cool down ahead of the big, American holiday with a sneak peek at a recipe from the upcoming Overwatch cookbook. The 76 is an attractive, and if you live in the US, patriotic way to chase away the summer heat. Check out the image below to see it, and more recipes from the Overwatch Cookbook: The Overwatch Cookbook is the latest in a series of gaming-themed cookbooks from Insight Editions. Previously, the…

July 3, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

EA’s vice president of strategic growth has revealed how he still struggles with a public perception that EA is “just a bunch of bad guys”, and how he hopes that EA Originals – the publisher’s label for smaller, indie-like games – will help the company reconnect with new talent. Talking to GamesIndustry.biz, EA’s Matt Bilbey said “25 years at EA and I still struggle with the external perception that we’re just a bunch of bad guys. We love making and playing games. Unfortunately, when we make mistakes on games, the world knows about it because it’s of a size and…

July 3, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

As I said writing up our Best Games of 2019 (So Far) list, it’s been a busy year. We’ve only hit June and already there have been so many quality games we ran out of room on our top ten list. Consider this the spillover list then, the best of the rest, great games that perhaps fell through the cracks. Some of them, I haven’t finished. Some I’ve barely gotten around to playing—but I like what I’ve seen.As for you, hopefully there are a few games on the list you haven’t even heard of yet. That’s always a fun surprise,…