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Apex Legends: Newcaslte breakdown – Gameplay overview for the game’s next defensive powerhouse

Newcastle, the latest character coming to Apex Legends, shows off his defensive capabilities. Newcastle, the newest Legend coming to Apex Legends with the release of the new season, has finally had their abilities detailed in the latest trailer leading up to the official release. A highly defensive legend that takes up a powerful support role in team compositions, Newcastle is able to jump to the rescue of his teammates unlike any other character in the game. We’ve listed out his full kit below so you can get an early look at how Newcastle works ahead of the update on May…

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Apex Legends season 13 lets you duke it out in the body of a giant dead monster

The new season launches May 13, adding in newcomer Newcastle and some PvE content. Apex Legends has shown off some gameplay for season 13, giving us a look at Newcastle in action, and revealing a new part of the map that’s literally the dead body of a giant creature. Respawn Entertainment released a cinematic trailer last week officially revealing the newest character Newcastle, but the developer has now given us a look at the man in action, as well as a big change that’s coming to Storm Point. In the cinematic trailer, we saw the Legends taking down a giant,…

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order sequel will be new-gen only, out in 2023 report claims

The report comes from everyone’s favourite scoop-master Jeff Grubb. A new claim from VentureBeat reporter Jeff Grubb says that the sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is coming out in 2023 for new-gen consoles. Over on Grubb’s Grubbsnax, the reporter talked about the latest thing he’s heard about this sequel, that we have known about for a little while now. “Star Wars Jedi 2 is going to be new-gen only, where it’s PS5, Xbox Series X and S, and then of course PC,” Grubb said (transcribed by VGC). “One of the reasons that they’re going to be able to…

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Apex Legends PS5 and Xbox Series X/S versions go live today

Those who want to play Apex with a fresh coat of paint will be able to, thanks to a current gen upgrade patch If you’ve been playing Apex Legends on your expensive new consoles – those being either the PS5 or Xbox Series X/S – you’ll be able to upgrade the popular battle royale from Respawn Entertainment to a new and improved version. These improvements include 4K output, Full 60HZ gameplay, HDR, Higher Resolution Shadow Maps, and greater LOD Distances. As such, if you want the game to look at its absolute peak (unless of course you’ve got a juicy…

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Apex Legends’ 9v9 Control Mode returns with the Warriors Collection Event

The event will feature a new Arenas map, event-limited cosmetics, Crypto Heirloom and much more. EA and Respawn Entertainment have announed a limited-time Warriors Collection Event is coming next week to Apex Legends. From March 29 to April 12, the Warriors Collection Event will showcase the return of the 9v9 Control mode, a new map,cosmetics, and more. With the event, the limited-time 9v9 mode Control is returning for two weeks, this time with the addition of Caustic Treatment on Kings Canyon. The Caustic Treatment has been converted into a three-point battleground for control over Kings Canyon. The battleground now comes…

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Apex Legends: Mad Maggie gameplay trailer has just gone live!

Showcasing the abilities of Apex Legends’ newest character, Apex legends Defiance launches February 8 We’re nearing the release of Apex Legends season 12, and with it the arrival of our dearly beloved and long awaited freedom fighter Mad Maggie. Mags, a community favourite character back when they were first shown off in season 8, has just received a swanky new gameplay trailer celebrating her presence in the apex games. The trailer goes a long way in showcasing the capabilities of Mad Maggie, going into detail on all of her abilities and painting a picture of a hyper-aggressive legend who can…

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Apex Legends gameplay trailer shows of Control, Mad Maggie, and a ruined Olympus

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Apex Legends Defiance – launching February 8 – has gameplay shown off for the very first time. Another week, another Apex Legends trailer! That’s right, a short but sweet gameplay trailer for the upcoming Defiance update has just dropped showcasing the myriad new additions and changes coming to the popular battle royale later this month. This trailer comes close behind a series of cinematic trailers showcasing the narrative set up to the season, and goes a long way in fleshing…

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Apex Legends Season 12 gameplay trailer reveals Sabotaged Olympus

The new Apex Legends Season 12 gameplay trailer gives us a better look at Mad Maggie’s fiery abilities, and they seem perfect for flushing campers out of their hiding spots. This latest trailer, delivered as a piece of Silva Pharmaceuticals propaganda, also reveals the Sabotaged Olympus map update and Control mode coming in Season 12. Read more

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Apex legends Defiance launch trailer teases a vastly damaged Olympus map

Following the narrative set up with the season 12 tease, Mad Maggie is dropped into the Apex games where some drastic damage ensues Another day, another addition to the ongoing series of Apex Legends season 12 teases. Just now, we’ve just been treated to the cinematic launch trailer for the new season, which continues the ongoing story for Mad Maggie following the announcement trailer released earlier in the week. You can watch this new trailer embedded below! In this trailer, we see Maggie dropped into the Apex Games on Olympus by the judge who played an antagonistic role in the…

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Apex Legends’ new character Mad Maggie has a giant wrecking ball

Until recently, Mad Maggie’s main claim to fame in Apex Legends was that she had a surprisingly spry 80-year-old mum, and loved to tell people about it. Now we know she’ll be emerging from the backstory and joining the playable Legend roster with Season 12 (Defiance), and a new trailer gives us our first look at her rather destructive set of abilities. Read more

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Respawn is working on three Star Wars games

Sequel, shooter, strategy. EA and Lucasfilm Games announced today that three new Star Wars titles are in the works at or in collaboration with Respawn Entertainment. These include the next title in the Star Wars Jedi franchise, which we already knew was coming, as well as a strategy game and a first-person shooter. Heading up the next Star Wars Jedi story is Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order director Stig Asmussen, who previously worked on God of War titles before joining Respawn. Peter Hirschmann, game director, who was the executive producer on the original Star Wars Battlefront games, will lead the…

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Respawn’s secretive third project loses its creative director

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Alavi says he’s excited about his next adventure, but calls his departure “the end of an era.” Respawn Entertainment creative director Mohammad Alavi announced on Twitter this week he has left the studio. Alavi started his career at Infinity Ward before moving to Respawn Entertainment where he worked for 11 years. The most recent project Alavi was attached to was a third game currently in the works at the studio, and despite losing Alavi as its creative director, development will…

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A PlayStation 5 version of Apex Legends might be coming soon

And likely Xbox Series X/S too. PlayStation 5 users may not have to wait much longer for a native version of Apex Legends, according to file information found on PSN. According to PlayStationSize, while looking through PSN for updates, a PS5 entry was found with a download size of over 80GB without update. This could mean a PS5 version of the game is imminent, and this also means you can probably expect the Xbox Series X/S version to arrive around the same time, if not the same day. The game is already backward compatible with both PS5 and Xbox Series…

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Apex Legends’ latest Stories from the Outlands video focuses on Bangalore and Jackson

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Bangalore seems a bit upset with Jackson. The latest Apex Legends trailer from its “Stories from the Outlands” series, which delves deeper into the lore behind the game’s cast of characters, has been released. This newest video stars Bangalore, who is torn between her brother and the “only cause she’s ever known.” After the Battle of Gridiron, she is faced with not only making difficult decisions, but she will also have to face hard consequences with said decisions. Can you…

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Titanfall is being pulled from stores but servers will remain online

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. So, good news and bad news. Respawn Entertainment has announced the original Titanfall is being pulled from online stores on PC and Xbox today, which means if you have been sitting on the fence when it comes to the 2014 title, you are now out of luck – unless you can find a physical secondhand copy. For current owners worried about what this means for their game, Respawn said that servers will be kept online for those still playing it….