Apex Legends Free Bonuses On PS Plus And EA/Origin Access

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Apex Legends Free Bonuses On PS Plus And EA/Origin Access

Apex Legends surprise-launched without much pre-release hype, so you may have missed that some platforms are offering bonus packs for the free-to-play shooter. If you subscribe to Origin Access, PlayStation Plus, or the Xbox-exclusive EA Access, you already have some extra loot waiting for you.

Both the Origin Access and EA Access bonus packs are given automatically the first time you log in. Each will give you an epic weapon skin, a banner card badge, and 1,000 Apex coins. The PlayStation Plus bonus is a separate item that has to be manually downloaded from the PlayStation Store. It gets you two PlayStation-themed weapon camos (Flatline and RE45), along with character camos and banners for Gibraltar and Bloodhound.

The Apex Coins can be traded in for Apex Packs, the game's version of loot boxes. That means you'll probably score at least a few random cosmetic items. The Apex Packs can also hold crafting materials, which are used to purchase new skins. Starting in March, Respawn will also be offering a Battle Pass similar to Fortnite.

HBO's Game Of Thrones Prequel Starts Filming This Summer

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The Game of Thrones prequel TV show will start filming early this summer, HBO has confirmed. Programming president Casey Bloys confirmed the production start time with Entertainment Weekly.

This matches up with the timeline that Bloys confirmed previously when he stated that the untitled prequel show was pegged to begin production in the first half of 2019.

Importantly, what's being filmed is only the single pilot episodes; additional episodes have yet to be ordered. Jessica Jones director SJ Clarkson is directing the show, which will star Naomi Watts. X-Men: First Class' Jane Goldman will serve as showrunner. Goldman created the concept for the show alongside writer George R.R. Martin. According to EW, while only one episode has been ordered so far, the writers are already working on more scripts for future episodes in the event that HBO decides to pick it up to become a series.

Game Of Thrones Prequel Starts Filming This Summer

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The Game of Thrones prequel TV show will start filming early this summer, HBO has confirmed. Programming president Casey Bloys confirmed the production start time with Entertainment Weekly.

This matches up with the timeline that Bloys confirmed previously when he stated that the untitled prequel show was pegged to begin production in the first half of 2019.

Jessica Jones director SJ Clarkson is directing the show, which will star Naomi Watts. Importantly, what's being filmed is only the single pilot episodes; additional episodes have yet to be ordered.

Apex Legends Hits 1 Million Players Within Hours Of Release

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Apex Legends, the new battle royale game just announces and released by the makers of Titanfall, is off to a fast start. Studio head Vince Zampella announced that the game reached 1 million unique players in under eight hours. Zampella said he is "so overwhelmed" by the news.

"Thank you so much for showing up and being part of this with Respawn you are amazing!!" Zampella said with a celebratory image.

Apex Legends, which is set in the Titanfall universe but doesn't feature the franchise's trademark Titans or wall-running, was announced and released today, February 4, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. On the subject of wall-running, Zampella said it "wasn't as fun and balanced." But he did tease that Respawn will "try new stuff" as the game's life goes on.

Apex Legends Hits 1 Million Players In 8 Hours

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Apex Legends, the new battle royale game from the makers of Titanfall, is off to a fast start. Studio head Vince Zampella announced that the game reached 1 million unique players in under eight hours. Zampella said he is "so overwhelmed" by the news.

"Thank you so much for showing up and being part of this with Respawn you are amazing!!" Zampella said with a celebratory image.

I’m so overwhelmed right now, @PlayApex broke a million unique players in under 8 hours. ❤️❤️❤️
Thank you so much for showing up and being part of this with @Respawn you are amazing!! pic.twitter.com/lvNgfwwKhl

Halo Infinite Dev Talks About Making Story That's Deep And Approachable

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The Halo franchise has a deep and rich narrative canvas. It's great that developer 343 can use this to dive deep into the lore and tell new and interesting stories, and give further flavour to scenes with callbacks and references. But many would probably agree that Halo's overall story can be difficult to get your head around in some ways. For Halo Infinite, 343 is trying to strike the balance between providing enough depth story-wise for veteran fans, while also trying to be "approachable" for players coming to Halo for the first time or returning after some time away.

Justin Robey, who recently became the "Director of Player Voice" for Halo Infinite, talked about this on 343's latest Social Stream.

"Halo is one of those franchises where we have a lot of players who are probably going to come back when we release Halo Infinite," he said. "And we want to make sure as it gets in there that people aren't lost, which is one of the things that people complain about with Halo 5.

Apex Legends Character Rundown; Special Abilities And More Explained

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In a rather unexpected turn of events, Titanfall developer Respawn announced and released its latest game, Apex Legends. This free-to-play battle royale is set in the Titanfall universe and is strictly team-based, with 20 teams of three players facing off on one huge map. In addition, the game has an emphasis on classes, with each character assisting and supporting their squad using unique special abilities.

There are eight classes (known in the game as Legends) to choose from and each has a specific role to play. Below we outline what each does, as well as offer additional insight into their roles and abilities.

You can download Apex Legends from the Origin store on PC, and on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 right now. GameSpot got an early look at the game, and you can read more in our impressions. We'll also have a full review of Apex Legends in the coming days.

Apex Legends Character Rundown; Abilities And More Explained

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Apex Legends Character Rundown; Abilities And More Explained

In a rather unexpected turn of events, Titanfall developer Respawn announced and released its latest game, Apex Legends, all on the same day. This free-to-play battle royale is set in the Titanfall universe and is strictly team-based, with 20 teams of three players facing off on one huge map. In addition, the game has an emphasis on classes, with each character assisting and supporting their squad using unique special abilities.

There are eight classes (known in the game as Legends) to choose from and each has a specific role to play. Below we outline what each does, as well as offer additional insight into their roles and abilities.

You can download Apex Legends from the Origin store on PC, and on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 right now. GameSpot got an early look at the game, and you can read more in our impressions. We'll also have a full review of Apex Legends in the coming days.

Ted Bundy Movie Lands At Netflix For $9 Million

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The Ted Bundy movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile is coming to Netflix. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix paid $9 million to get the movie following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in late January.

The film stars Zac Efron as Ted Bundy, with its story told from the perspective of his girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer (Lily Collins). The film also stars John Malkovich, Kaya Scodelario, Haley Joel Osment, Jim Parsons, and Angela Sarafyan. It's directed by Joe Berlinger, who worked on the Oscar-nominated Paradise Lost series about the West Memphis Three murders.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netlix went up against Lionsgate and STX in bidding for Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile before winning out.

True Detective Season 3 Theories From Episode 5: Things Are Heating Up

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True Detective Season 3 Theories From Episode 5: Things Are Heating Up

On this show, you're either dying or dead.

Things are starting to pick up on True Detective Season 3.

We got a few long-standing questions answered. Brett Woodard, the "Trash Man," is dead. A lynch mob descended on his home, and though he was defending himself, he killed law enforcement in the process. Roland took a bullet to his leg, which caused his noticeable limp in the '90s timeline. And Wayne put a bullet in Woodard's head, as if the poor man wasn't traumatized enough.

We learned that Roland survives through 2015; Episode 5 concluded with Wayne and Roland sitting on the latter's porch, and during a long, painful conversation, we learned more bad secrets. At some point--probably in the '90s timeline--Wayne did something awful, which caused him and Roland to stop speaking. Wayne and Roland may have killed someone and covered it up. And although Wayne, to his frustration and confusion, doesn't remember all the details, Roland does. And it's only a matter of time before we learn them too.

Here are the latest theories for Season 3, Episode 5: "If You Have Ghosts." Check out our prior theory pieces to get all caught up.

Things are starting to pick up on True Detective Season 3.