February 1, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A patch to improve Rime’s performance issues on Switch has been submitted to Nintendo, though it may be denied based on its size. “Our teams have been working tirelessly to develop a patch that would address some issues that could be resolved through an update,” wrote Rime Community Manager Tim Slager on publisher Grey Box’s website. “We have QAed the patch and submitted it for approval to Nintendo and are waiting to hear back. The patch is larger than normally permitted, so we may get denied on that basis.” Slager added specific improvements will be announced “if the patch gets…

February 1, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Red Dead Redemption 2 has been delayed once more, but Rockstar has announced a specific release date of October 26. In a statement on Rockstar Newswire, a representative wrote: “We are excited to announce that Red Dead Redemption 2 will be released on October 26th 2018. We apologize to everyone disappointed by this delay. While we had hoped to have the game out sooner, we require a little extra time for polish. We sincerely thank you for your patience and hope that when you get to play the game, you will agree the wait will have been worth it. In…

February 1, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It is 878 AD and Ireland is beset from without and within. Our shores swarm with viking raiders and settlers who have established themselves at the newly-built port town of Dublin. The land stands divided between many clan chiefs and petty kingdoms. As Flann Sinna of Mide, it is my destiny to rise above the chaos and become one of the first historically-recognized High Kings of Ireland. …Aaaand I’m dead. Having charged my retinue valiantly into the infantry line of the rebels plaguing my outlying villages, I am quickly reminded that we’re not in the Warhammer world of epic fantasy…

February 1, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

After announcing its best quarterly results in nearly a decade, Nintendo took to Twitter to announce that its beloved Mario Kart franchise will be making the jump from consoles to mobile phones, but before you get too excited, there’s a catch: The window for release is sometime between now and March… of 2019.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

February 1, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Bandai Namco has announced the regional release dates for its Tekken mobile game, as well as unveiling a brand new character who will join the roster. The game will start rolling out today, and by March 1 it will be available to download worldwide. With over 1.5 million pre-registrations for the title, Bandai Namco is marking the occasion with the new mobile exclusive character, Rodeo. Bo “Rodeo” Montana is a US marine and former all-state football champion whose unit was ambushed by Revenant, “draining his and all his comrades’ physical strength.” Rodeo must fight Revenant to replenish his power. Rodeo…

February 1, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Two hours into humanity’s latest venture in Surviving Mars, I knew we were all going to die. Like Roanoke centuries before, brave and intrepid volunteers had set off for a foreign frontier, only to find it less hospitable than expected. Of course, the coast of Virginia must’ve seemed like a paradise compared to the barren red expanse of Mars which lay around my doomed colonists, but the spirit was the same.The problem, as so often in history, was human error. My human error, to be exact. I hadn’t realized our fledgling colony needed to be near a metal deposit to…

January 31, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Worldwide sales of Super NES Classic Edition have reached four million units. Nintendo announced the sell-through milestone during its latest financial results briefing. This figure includes sales of the North American version, as well as the Japanese version, known as the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Famicom, and the European and Australian version, known as the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System. SNES Classic Edition was in high demand when it launched in September of last year. In fact, GameStop reported its entire supply sold out “within minutes” upon release. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 31, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

DOWNLOAD UNLOCKED 331 (Audio version) We share high-seas adventure stories from our time in the Sea of Thieves beta plus where a datamine reveals the game might go next. Plus: Monster Hunter World impressions, discussion of Anthem’s not-unexpected delay, and more! Oh, and Unlocked now has its own snazzy new homepage! Bookmark this: go.ign.com/unlocked And we’ve got our own YouTube channel too! Subscribe here: youtube.com/ignunlocked Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 31, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Criterion the developers of Burnout and some recent Need for Speed titles appear to be working on a new open-world melee-focused action adventure game. PC Games News reports a job listing on the Criterion website calls for a lead combat designer who is passionate about “All types of combat in games but in particularly melee combat”. The job listing also drops “Action and Action Adventure games” and “Physics and physicality in games” as hints as to the new title. Other jobs listed state “experience in open world game production is a plus” and all listings tell Criterion is “pushing the boundaries…