The quests are pretty simple overall. It’s mostly a case of running to a location, doing a bit of PvE while you pick up an artifact, then running to a landing zone to escape. The more interesting part is the story you get as you’re playing, as well as the character conversations you unlock after completing one. I’ve always found that when big multiplayer games tell stories, you tend to feel like a bystander – you’re just on the sidelines watching everything unfold. But, for as basic as the new missions are, I think they do a pretty good job of making you feel more involved and, as a result, more invested, which McCord says is pretty much what they were going for. … [Read more...] about Respawn on storytelling, lore, and Season 11 of Apex Legends
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Walking through streets is a bit of a clichéd way of travelling (insert hipster sigh here). Vampires don’t have time for that - Reid can jump very fast to cover distances in the blink of an eye, and “move like a shadow through to very high places like a balcony or a roof”. Being higher up will inevitably give you some advantages, spying down on those who scutter along below and allowing you to swoop down on unsuspecting enemies. Or you can wave goodbye to bridges as Beauverger goes on to say that you can “jump horizontally on the other side of a river, for example”. Having overgrown incisors has one extra benefit: you’re immortal! Although whether that’s a good or bad thing probably depends on your point of view. All this choice is almost too much to cope with. Almost. … [Read more...] about Stop it Vampyr, you’re bloody spoiling us: 4 types of vampire (so far) and 3 ways to rip people apart?!
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"But I read a bunch of stuff early on when people were speculating about what it was, and speculating that it was a sequel to Inception. And it’s very much not that. So I almost hesitate to compare the two. But when you look at where it sits in Chris’ body of work, I would say it’s in that vein.” … [Read more...] about Tenet producer compares Christopher Nolan’s new movie to Inception: “It’s very much its own thing”