With brands like Steak-Umms and Wendy's taking social media by storm with overly insulting, snarky, or simply odd approaches to marketing, it's really no surprise when a video game developer follows suit.
But in defending the lore of Apex Legends and Titanfall 2 against Polygon's misreporting, developer Respawn may just have created a story where everyone is far too sensitive...about everything.
Sensitivity begets sensitivity...in Virtual Legality.
#Respawn #Polygon #Titanfall
Discussed in this episode:
"Apex Legends animated short shows off new character, a Titan pilot called Valkyrie"
Polygon - April 19, 2021
"Hmmm, we suggest you check your sources..."
Tweet - April 20, 2021 - Respawn
"Steak-umm's Twitter Account Feuds With Neil deGrasse Tyson Over Science: 'Log Off Bro'"
Newsweek - April 13, 2021
"I hoped that official developer account's negging people because they don't know every piece of video game lore would die out..."
Tweet - April 21, 2021 - Chris Plante
"obligatory thread to remind people that we’re a brand selling products..."
Tweet - April 13, 2021 - Steak-umm
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