Apex Legends developers and players clash in angry Reddit exchange about Iron Crown microtransactions

An apology post from Apex Legends developer Respawn has devolved into an angry exchange between Respawn staff and members of the Apex Legends community. "I've been in the industry long enough to remember when players weren't complete ass-hats to developers and it was pretty neat. I forged a bunch of long lasting relationships from back then," McCoy replied to one comment . "You committed the ultimate cardinal sin, you got personal," wrote u/Cooloats on the Apex Legends subreddit earlier today (t

By | 2019-08-19T07:28:20+00:00 August 19th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Respawn admits it “broke its promise” regarding monetization in Apex Legends

Apex Legends' developer Respawn has admitted it "missed the mark" and "broke [its] promise" in the way it has monetised Apex Legends' Iron Crown collectables. As Austin detailed earlier this week , Apex Legends solos mode was finally released, albeit temporarily, as part of the new Iron Crown Collection Event. "A core decision during development of Apex Legends was that we wanted to make a world class battle royale game - in quality, depth, progression, and important for today’s conversation - h

By | 2019-08-18T07:46:29+00:00 August 18th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Apex Legends Iron Crown Event ‘Missed the Mark,’ Admits Respawn

Share Tweet Email Copy Link CopiedRespawn Entertainment is offering an expression of regret regarding Apex Legends' ongoing Iron Crown event. Respawn is now acknowledging that it "missed the mark" with the Iron Crown event. As such, changes are being made to how Apex Legends players can purchase Iron Crown items. advertisingTo offer some recourse, while still respecting the purchases of those who already spent money during the Iron Crown event, Respawn is making a change. MORE: Apex Legends Iron

By | 2019-08-17T16:08:52+00:00 August 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Emblem: Three Houses made me care about a character in the most unexpected way

Fire Emblem: Three Houses is arguably the epitome Fire Emblem experience in this respect. Given my history with the series, I was already fully prepared to have my heart stolen by any number of the characters in Three Houses. Regardless of how necessary giving gifts really is in Three Houses, it brought with it the addition of a Notes tab for each character on your roster. Then you will want to check out our Fire Emblem: Three Houses review. In the world of Three Houses, crests are the cause of

By | 2019-08-17T07:48:37+00:00 August 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bungie talks Destiny 2 Super nerfs, balance changes, and a totally rebuilt Crucible

Part three tackles specific balance issues and Bungie's solutions to them, as well as sweeping changes coming to the Crucible with the launch of Destiny 2 Shadowkeep . Balance changes - Supers, buffs, and debuffs"The way damage stacking works in the game right now is busted," Smith says. "Multiplicative damage combines with exponential damage inflation to send damage numbers to soaring heights of 'we cannot continue this way.'" Finally, Smith briefly touched on the long-term future of Destiny, n

By | 2019-08-17T07:35:02+00:00 August 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Amazon opens pre-orders for Root Letter: Last Answer Day One Edition

Share This:Amazon has put up listings for the Day One Edition of Root Letter: Last Answer on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. An interactive visual novel – navigate your way around Aya’s hometown, search for clues in the environment, and confront her former friends that have now reached adulthood. The complete experience – in addition to several gameplay improvements, Root Letter: Last Answer adds brand new epilogue that conclude Aya Fumino’s story. A story with different outcomes – your repli

By | 2019-08-16T23:43:27+00:00 August 16th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Boys season 2 premiere is “way better than I ever could’ve hoped” according to producer Seth Rogen

It feels weird to talk about The Boys season 2 after the first season of the anti-superhero series just launched. The Amazon Prime show, though, is on an A-Train-style schedule, with details about the second season premiere – as well as how the sophomore year will top The Boys season 1 – already surfacing. Producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg aren’t shy about dishing out praise, either, saying it’s “definitely better than the first season.”While speaking to Collider, Rogen revealed that “We ju

By | 2019-08-16T19:54:56+00:00 August 16th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

There’s a new teaser for that Doom movie they’re making

Step into the world of @DoomMovie with this exclusive sneak peek & see the full version on @DreadCentral. Pre-order Doom: Annihilation on Blu-ray, DVD, & Digital to own on October 1 https://t.co/dHjASkxXv7 #DoomMovie pic.twitter.com/rXt6ba57X3August 15, 2019We were pretty sceptical about the trailer for Doom: Annihilation, the straight-to-video Doom movie coming out on October 1. Here's what the official plot synopsis says: "Based on the popular original video game, Doom: Annihilation is an expl

By | 2019-08-16T11:30:23+00:00 August 16th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Superhot Team is now funding games but says it’s ‘totally not a publisher’

Superhot Team is getting into the publishing game, kind of. Superhot Presents, announced today, is a funding initiative designed to help indies who don't want or need a traditional publisher. While Superhot Presents emphasises that it isn't a publisher, it's offering more than cash, promising business mentorship and advice. The Haunted Island made it into our list of the underrated PC games of 2018 and Frog Detective 2 is due out this year. Superhot Presents isn't looking for pitches from develo

By | 2019-08-15T23:20:25+00:00 August 15th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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