In hopes to hype pregame revelry and encourage fan engagement, the NFL has announced that Roblox will be hosting an in-game Super Bowl-style concert set just days before Super Bowl LVII. The event will take place within Warner Music Group’s Rhythm City social space, with pop musician Saweetie headlining the show.
With less than a year since its debut, the mobile version of Apex Legends is shutting down. In a new article on Tuesday, Respawn Entertainment described the shutdown, stating, “Following a strong start, the content pipeline for Apex Legends Mobile has begun to fall short of that bar for quality, quantity, and cadence.” Any in-game items purchased by players are also going away without a refund, as stated in the User Agreement.
In news that is sure to disappoint industry insiders, Xbox, Nintendo, and Sony are all reportedly skipping E3 this year. Each company seems to have its own reasons for skipping the show, though frustration with conference organizers is a recurring theme.
IGN’s Ryan McCaffery gives a glowing review of the new Xbox sneaker-hit, Hi-Fi Rush, and explains why this title is a big deal for Xbox players. With a slow year for Xbox exclusives and a unique and colorful aesthetic, this game found the right audience and the perfect timing to become a runaway hit.