Apex Legends Causes Sales of VR Game Apex Construct to Take Off

The huge success of Apex Legends has had an interesting impact on VR title Apex Construct, as the similarity in names has caused visits to its Steam page to increase by over 4000%.

Via PC Gamer, Andreas Juliusson of Apex Construct developer Fast Travel Games took to Reddit to discuss the situation in more detail and how the launch of the free-to-play battle royale title Apex Legends, which isn’t even on Steam, has affected Apex Construct, which is on Steam and costs $29.99 USD.

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Yoshi’s Crafted World Preview: Charming, if a Bit Too Easy

I instantly fell in love with Yoshi’s Crafted World when it was announced at E3 2017. A Yoshi-starring Nintendo platformer with a gorgeous art style and an intriguing level-flipping dynamic? Sign me up! Nintendo finally gave me the chance to play it, though only for about 20 torturously short minutes, and so far, I can confidently say that Yoshi’s new adventure will be nothing if not endlessly charming.

The hook of Yoshi’s Crafted World is that it’s a left-to-right 2D platformer that mixes in some 3D gameplay elements. Certain paths might take you to the background and others to the foreground. Sometimes you’ll need to flip cardboard doors around so that you can literally go behind the scenes. Meanwhile, coins, collectibles, or enemies are occasionally hiding behind the papercraft objects in the scene, so you’ll need to aim to throw an egg towards the camera or away from it instead of just to the sides. And most of all, of course, is that you’ll get to play levels in reverse, from the other side of the scene. I only got to experience one example of this, but I can see it (hopefully) being super compelling the deeper into the world you get.

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You Can Preorder Ken, Daisy, and Young Link Amiibo

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The next wave of Smash amiibo are almost here, and we’ve got the full scoop on where they’re available for preorder. If you’ve been out of the amiibo game for a while, you should know that the quality of amiibo now versus when they were first introduced is night and day. The newer ones are more detailed, with better sculpts, paint, and poses.

If you were hoping to add a Piranha Plant amiibo to your collection, you’re out of luck. For the time being, the plucky plant is sold out at all the major online retailers. That doesn’t mean you should plunk down a sum of money to get one on the grey market just yet. There’s a good chance Nintendo will release more. Trust me. I paid… more than asking… for a Japanese ROB last time around.

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Crackdown 3 Review

Because Crackdown 3’s modes are so different (and we didn’t get access to multiplayer ahead of time), I reviewed each of them separately. You can find the individual reviews below for my in-depth thoughts on each piece.

This final, full Verdict and score at the bottom covers the entirety of Crackdown 3, but is not an average of the two. Though the Wrecking Zone multiplayer is bad, it’s such a tiny slice of the whole package that its presence doesn’t weigh Crackdown 3 down too much.

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