Apex Legends Might be The Battle Royale Game I Can Actually Enjoy

I have a lot of time for Respawn Entertainment. Outside of them making Titanfall 2, which sorely underappreciated, in part due to a poorly time release window, the founders (Jason West and Vince Zampella) came from Infinity Ward before forming their own studio. Key people begin the huge swell of Call of Duty popularity off the back of Modern Warfare. And my personal favourite game in the franchise; Modern Warfare 2.

Apex Legends Might be The Battle Royale Game I Can Actually Enjoy

So, not only do I find out that Respawn have a new shooter out, and it’s set within the Titanfall universe, and it’s going to be free to play, and it’s already out! Of course I was going to drop whatever I was doing and desperately scramble to download it. The only thing that would cause me some sense of hesitation, would be the fact that it was a Battle Royale game, a burgeoning genre I, historically, never got along with. Apex Legends though, it’s managed to turn me around entirely.

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I missed a deadline, here’s me talking about Battle Royale instead

It was bound to happen sooner or later. One of these days I was always going to miss a deadline. I know that my upcoming posts section said today was going to feature a post somewhat related to Jessica Jones, but I was a little too ambitious this time. I ended up only giving myself two days to write it after finishing the series, and there was ultimately too much I wanted to unpack to finish the post in that timeframe. So I’m going to put that one off for another time. But most of you probably don’t care about that, you’re probably here to read about why I hate Fornite. (I don’t hate Fortnite)

I have thought about writing something about the Battle Royale genre/craze for a while, but never felt I had a strong enough opinion to make a full post out of it. But hey, let’s start writing and see how much I can get out of rambling about it.

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