Apex Legends – A Brief Review (2019)

Apex Legends – A Brief Review (2019)

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Like everyone else, I was disappointed that Titanfall 3 was being replaced with a Battle Royale game. I should have had a little more faith in Respawn…

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  • Skill Up1

    February 14, 2019

    Be sure to subscribe and turn on notifications for my Division 2 Beta Impressions video which will be out in a few days!!! 🙂

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  • wildcardmark2

    February 14, 2019

    Yawn it a boring genre it take,s 5 min to randomize a map to never change copy paste weapons and recolor 1 skin , it’s a fast cash grab from little kids bored and grownups who are just to much of a moron to see that this is the same rehashed shit over and over again with no real innovations , it’s basically just junk along the same line as fifa watevver number copy past shit

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  • OldDirty3

    February 14, 2019

    The time to kill is fine, you can shred right through any of the armor if you use the throwing stars. Feel like nothing needs to be nerfed or buffed. You can counter anything with guns or your abilities.

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  • The Patch Notes4

    February 14, 2019

    One of the best reviews I have ever watched, niceeee

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  • byghostlight05

    February 14, 2019

    I wish i could like BR games to play this, but they simply drive me crazy. I have tried it but the fundamentally just not my type of game. its such a shame. But great for others!

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  • Downsider6

    February 14, 2019

    Just glad Respawn are getting recognition for the effort they put into this game. I hate the genre, but I'm enjoying Apex Legends. Hate every other BR game, the genre is trash, don't understand the appeal, but Apex is great. TITANFALL 2 had such a great campaign, was just too damn short. The multiplayer still is such a solid experience, and you can literally zip around like QUAKE III Arena. The monetization was beyond fair, with that "What you see is what you get. No fucking lootboxes"

    Fuck EA for screwing over Titanfall 2. Seriously, fuck them right off this goddamn planet, but am I ever so glad for Respawn right now.

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  • Aakash Manjrekar7

    February 14, 2019

    this man has done his research
    impressive video

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  • Logie8

    February 14, 2019

    And with this game game devs or pubs. Will still make shit games that's been done for 20 years. This is a nice change and hopeful to the future without EA. The day EA goes down the day I pop a bottle

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  • Luhcs Grimm9

    February 14, 2019

    The sliding has more similarities to Unreal tournyment than Elysium

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  • IKONIK X10

    February 14, 2019

    The hypocrisy is strong with this one.

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  • Bryan Suka11

    February 14, 2019

    I saw your video, then I subbed and liked it in the beginning of it. Knowing I'll be in for a great ride. Awesome video.

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  • Majin Strach12

    February 14, 2019

    Kinda agree, Im a ps4 pleb but i tried Fortnite & PubG (Hated them) H1Z1 Was ok, but APEX omg. Spicy meatballs!

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  • eternal odin13

    February 14, 2019

    do you need psplus to play apex legends on ps4??

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  • Justin Markwalter14

    February 14, 2019

    First video I think I’ve seen from you that’s not the division and I think I might give this a try as I wasn’t a fan of FN or PUBG. Hated the building in FN and hated the brokenness of PUBG.

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  • Archnid 00115

    February 14, 2019

    EA will ruin it 🙁

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  • SWIFTzTrigger16

    February 14, 2019

    Its in the same universe as titanfall which is a great.

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  • brandon bennett17

    February 14, 2019

    Hey glad I watched. Just started playing and I really like this game so far. Was told to check out your channel by clean prince. Glad this was the first video I saw. Got my sub bro.

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  • Ulf18

    February 14, 2019

    6:20
    "It was just so good." 😀

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  • doctor514199919

    February 14, 2019

    I remember when the first titanfall was shown off, it was the whole reason I bought an Xbox one

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  • Knights of the Nine20

    February 14, 2019

    Do you still die and then you're fucked. The end. Game over?

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  • Dalton Palmer21

    February 14, 2019

    Team work make the dream work👍

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  • Rivers22

    February 14, 2019

    “Who are these UI developers and why are they not in charge of Anthem” lol no shit, worst menu system I’ve seen in an age

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  • PcGameHunter23

    February 14, 2019

    Also unless I'm misunderstanding how the leveling works, you will eventually reach a point where you get no lootboxes from leveling up, so unless there are tiers where you can reset, then you will EVENTUALLY run out of chances to get what you want. I for example got a whoping 800 crafting material from a legendary box and have been slowly saving to 1200 for a legendary character skin, but with the more likely amount of material per box if any at all being 15-35 I might hit the level cap before I even get that much.

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  • Col ber24

    February 14, 2019

    I love the blue hair on the press😂

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  • sunburst25

    February 14, 2019

    I don't like battle royale. I played fortnite, blackout, PUBG, escape from tarkov (does this count?), and Ive put 10 hours in to Apex Legends. Apex Legends is the best, but I still don't get it. Back to CPMA I guess

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  • Noxus26

    February 14, 2019

    Outro song?

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  • oFiGuReZo27

    February 14, 2019

    Wrong, Apex should add solo.

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  • MusicFerLife1228

    February 14, 2019

    The difference between a game company that has a clue and others that lost their way over a decade ago.

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  • Leonidas 66629

    February 14, 2019

    12:00 I'm sorry… You DID play Warframe right?

    But saying this was a "Marketing Genius" is wrong imo. This was the antitesys of game marketing nowadays: no trailer, no demo, no beta, no hype… Just release the game (with a transparent statement) and let players find out by themselves. No youtuber/streamer/gamejournalis/editorial to squew your mindset or give out an opinion for you. THIS, I think, was Apex greatest triumph in an age where the videogame industry saturates EVERY media so much, that it is hard to tell apart the gems from the rubble mixed in all that noise.

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  • Junge Mann30

    February 14, 2019

    You dont like to speak in online games? Are you a boy or a girl..

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  • Liam Cockcroft31

    February 14, 2019

    just don't give EA a fucking cent.

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  • Mr.tibs32

    February 14, 2019

    Who else here kicks ass with the wingman?

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  • Carlos Orozco33

    February 14, 2019

    Fuck Apex legends

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  • Avernuum Solantis34

    February 14, 2019

    The ping system is great, but it amounts to nothing when you get a third rando who drops separately and/or instantly pings the dropship or hot zone…
    And don't even get me started on the ones who get a wingman then thinks that he's Shroud and goes ham on the first group of three, alone… then gets obliterated, pings like a motherfucker and shortly after he leaves, because he's half a map away from us… Dont get me wrong, me and my mate had a few guys that i would commend in any other game, but sadly, most of the time the third one is always the weakest link in the chain…

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  • Huskii35

    February 14, 2019

    Where my Wingman bois at?

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  • Zac Hapgood36

    February 14, 2019

    Since Apex Legends launched, Titanfall 2's playerbase has increased 110%

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  • Douchebags Refuted37

    February 14, 2019

    I disagree on TTK. The TTK is great. So refreshing. it promotes flanking to get close and do high DPS rather than camping to get a cheap one or two shots on an unsuspecting enemy. So many shooters have got it wrong which is why I still play COD4. Low TTK promotes strategy, high TTK promotes skill.

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  • Inquisitor Ichijou38

    February 14, 2019

    I am among those who have never cared for BR before Apex came out. I still don't care much about the genre except for this game.

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  • Peter Clarke39

    February 14, 2019

    Lootboxes… So despite it being free and apparently great, respawn still felt it necessary to include a gambling mechanic which has been shown repeatedly, to the extent where it's been banned in certain countries, to be fundamentally dangerous and deliberately designed to tap into and take advantage of children and people with addictive personalities. Sure, the odds might be ok, but its still gambling in a competitive multiplayer game that's going to get played by a lot of kids, even though it has a pegi 16 rating. Still. Why worry about ethics or morality so long as we're having fun, right? I know respawn are doing this to make money, but surely there's a better way? The f2p lootbox war hasn't been lost, as ralph states. Instead its been cleverly marketed so we just accept it without thinking, or rather, we become the apologists for the very thing we should be opposing irrespective if the game its bolted to is free or full price. Respawn probably don't have a choice, given their situation with EA, but please can we not forget that the Wilson Lootbox (can't remember who came up with that…) is evil in whatever shape or guise it comes in.

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  • Динис Динис40

    February 14, 2019

    Nobody seems to note that it is also only a 12.7 gb download on PC. It played a MAJOR part in my decision to give this game a chance.

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  • AuraMaster41

    February 14, 2019

    If you're using the ping wheel, you're doing it wrong. Single clicks are contextual based on what you're pinging. Pinging an open door or crate tells the teammates that it's open and enemies have been there. Double clicking the ping button changes it to an "enemy sighted" ping. Easy.

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  • kg42

    February 14, 2019

    I honestly think Respawn nailed it with 3 man squads. Solos I feel would just ruin the ability of synergy between the heroes. Duos could work, and wouldn’t be too bad. 4 man squads would be horrible. With the high ttk, it’d be almost impossible to wipe a squad and be able to loot without another squad coming and cleaning you up. Plus the abilities the heroes have, it’s cause too much chaos.

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  • obossrocks43

    February 14, 2019

    Am I the only person who doesn’t like this game??

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  • Skbenga44

    February 14, 2019

    This game is proof that Respawn didnt actually need EA

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