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Battlerite Royale gets launch trailer ahead of its free-to-play release next week

7 days ago   |   By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Battlerite Royale is exactly what it sounds like - a BR spinoff of the MOBA Battlerite - and it'll be launching out of early access and into free-to-play next Tuesday, the 19th of February.
With one or two other free-to-play battle royales floating around at the moment, developers Stunlock Studios will be hoping their arena brawler origins are enough to set them apart. If you've not played Battlerite before, you can get an idea of those influences from the launch trailer:
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Devil May Cry 5: everything you need to know

Devil May Cry 5: everything you need to know

7 days ago   |   By TechRadar

Stuff your open worlds and your battle royales - sometimes you just want to put on some studded leather gloves, dust off your New Rock boots and slice seven shades of sin off a demon with a bum for a face. Enter Devil May Cry 5 - what's being considered to be the first true sequel in the hack-and-slash series for over a decade, if you skip counting the DmC: Devil May Cry reboot of 2013. Except, it's sort of a sequel to Devil May Cry 2 due to some time-jumping plot elements, we think based on what we've seen so far...which actually makes it a prequel to Devil May Cry 4? Sorta? Stop thinking...
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Characters - Apex Legends Wiki Guide

7 days ago   |   By N4G

Although Apex Legends may have the typical battle royale format when it comes to spawning and weapon choices, it is their bold character decisions that help set it apart from other games in the genre.
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Apex Legends Is Off To A Massive Start, Hits 25 Million Players In A Week

7 days ago   |   By GameSpot

Apex Legends , the free-to-play battle royale game from Titanfall developer Respawn, continues to soar. More than 25 million players have now tried Apex Legends, Respawn's Vince Zampella announced in a blog post. Additionally, the game reached "well over" 2 million peak concurrent players over the weekend, he said. Apex Legends has been rising since release on Monday, February 4. The game hit 1 million players in eight hours , increasing to 2.5 million players in one day. The previous peak concurrent figure was 600,000 , so it's increasing fast. Apex Legends is nowhere close to Fortnite...
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Apex Legends players are becoming cryptid hunters

7 days ago   |   By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Players who have been parachuting into free-to-play battle royale Apex Legends (Apelegs? Have we committed one way or the other on Apelegs yet?) have stumbled on something cute - a small plushie version of Nessie, hanging out in the water near Cascades.
Nessie may be hiding more secrets though, the devs have teased, leading to a fully fledged manhunt for the elusive cryptids.
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EA's 'Apex Legends' tops 'Fortnite' record with 25 million signups in a week

7 days ago   |   By Reuters

Shares of Electronic Arts Inc jumped 8.5 percent on Tuesday after the videogame maker said it signed up 25 million players for its new battle royale game "Apex Legends" in a week, setting it up for a showdown with Epic Games' wildly popular "Fortnite".
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Apex Legends players are becoming cryptid hunters

7 days ago   |   By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Players who have been parachuting into free-to-play battle royale Apex Legends (Apelegs? Have we committed one way or the other on Apelegs yet?) have stumbled on something cute - a small plushie version of Nessie, hanging out in the water near Cascades.
Nessie may be hiding more secrets though, the devs have teased, leading to a fully fledged manhunt for the elusive cryptids.
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Apex Legends map guide: best loot, Apex Legends locations, best places to land in King's Canyon

7 days ago   |   By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

The arrival of Respawn Entertainment's massive hit Apex Legends has brought with it a newcomer to the list of battle royale maps. King's Canyon is filled with hills, cliffs, underground areas and vertical drops, but the real question everyone wants answered is: where is all the best loot?
Our Apex Legends map and locations guide looks to answer this question, while also explaining many of the unique features of Apex Legends' map. We've got detailed information on loot tier chances, as well as tips and opinions on a multitude of popular landing spots across King's Canyon. So let's dive in!
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Apex Legends fait mieux que Fortnite en une semaine avec 25 millions de joueurs

Apex Legends fait mieux que Fortnite en une semaine avec 25 millions de joueurs

7 days ago   |   By Be Geek

Respawn Entertainment écrase la concurrence avec son Battle Royale.
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'Apex Legends' Just Made All Activision-Blizzard's Current Problems Even Worse

7 days ago   |   By Forbes

It's grim tidings for Activision-Blizzard today, as after its earnings call, there are expected to be significant layoffs across the company as it tries to tighten its belt and get back on track. And EA's Apex Legends is not helping in the least.
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PSA: Don't buy Fortnite skins from third-party sellers

PSA: Don't buy Fortnite skins from third-party sellers

7 days ago   |   By Android Central

One of the biggest trends to emerge in video games is the shift from games as standalone products to games as services. Free-to-play games like Epic Games' Fortnite: Battle Royale allow millions of gamers to instantly jump into the game, while providing a massive in-game marketplace for buying cosmetic items, all while delivering regular content updates via a loose subscription-based model for premium Battle Passes.
While Epic Games certainly wasn't the first video game developer to adopt this business model, Fortnite has become the golden goose they hoped it would be, having helped the...
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Apex Legends Review - At the Top of Its Game

7 days ago   |   By N4G

Apex Legends is a surprise addition to the battle royale genre that rewards players for team play rather than just gunning for high kill counts.
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After 'Apex Legends' The Next 'Call Of Duty' Battle Royale Needs To Be Free-To-Play

7 days ago   |   By Forbes

Activision needs a free-to-play battle royale now that Apex Legends is here.
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