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Dr Disrespect calls out games industry for “repetitive” marketing

Published: 16/Aug/2020 1:22

by Brent Koepp

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While reacting to the Apex Legends Season 6 gameplay trailer, popular streamer Dr Disrespect explained to viewers why he’s tired of how the games industry is marketing titles.

Dr Disrespect made his major return streaming on August 7 with a YouTube broadcast that pulled in over 520k viewers. To finish out his first week back, the star teamed up with the platform’s biggest creator Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg for an epic collaboration in Fall Guys.

However before the event started, the Two-Time Champion reacted to the Apex Legends Season 6 gameplay trailer. While watching, the 38-year-old launched into a passionate rant about why he thinks the games industry has started to become “repetitive” in its marketing.

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The popular streamer reacted to the Apex Legends Season 6 trailer.

Dr Disrespect on games industry marketing

The popular streamer was reacting to the latest Apex Legends trailer when he paused the video to explain the issue he has with how mainstream projects are being marketed.

“Okay, no offense to Respawn. This is not directly to Respawn 0r Apex in general. It’s more of a response to the bigger people up at the top in terms of how we are marketing f**king products in mainstream media,” he said.

The star then hit out at trailers starting to feel the same. “Whether it’s music, movies, video games… Everything feels the exact same, man! It’s so vanilla out there. It’s repetitive!” Slamming his hand on his desk, he exclaimed, “That’s why I want to start a production company that will f**king take things to the f**king next level!”

Doc then hilariously gave his description of modern marketing. “Here comes the rap music. It’s very generic. Sliding around montage. SICK! We’ve been seeing for twenty years. It’s the same s**t. IT REALLY IS!” he yelled.

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As for how he would do marketing, the streamer explained, “I want to take people through a goddamn journey, man! We’re talking about the most popular industry in the world – video games. And it’s interactive. The online stuff. I feel like we can be taking these and showcasing these type of trailers to the next level.”

Dr Disrespect knows a lot about how to put on a show with his streams featuring quality production. Before his return to YouTube, he had over 340k viewers staring at a static picture of a gas station as they listened to his interactive radio broadcasts.

World of Warcraft

Twitch streamer avoids speeding ticket thanks to WoW Shadowlands

Published: 24/Nov/2020 10:55 Updated: 24/Nov/2020 10:57

by David Purcell

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World of Warcraft Shadowlands finally arrived on November 23 and while one Twitch streamer drove home far too fast to load it up with friends, the Police officer who stopped them completely understood. 

As many members of the community will know, the game’s latest expansion will bring together loads of new and returning players for an all-new story. There’s Covenants to mess around with, new quests to try out, and many will have been rushing home to play it after work.

Though, speeding is against the highway code and by driving too fast you are putting others in danger – which meant one streamer was unfortunately told to pull over by the Cops.

Usually, this would lead to a speeding ticket, but after explaining their reason for going too fast – to get home and throw Shadowlands on – the officer came in clutch and decided to turn a blind eye in what was quite a remarkable story.

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Shadowlands is finally here and some are getting a bit to exicted.

Shadowlands saves Twitch streamer a speeding ticket

On release day, streamer bbnogames was already playing Shadowlands when his friend called, who presumably also streams with him.

They said: “Bro, hahaha. The Cop was like ‘yo, you know how fast you were going?’ I’m like dude I’m so sorry, this game is dropping soon, all my friends are waiting for me.

“He’s like ‘Shadowlands?’ And I’m like yeah, and he’s like OK go!”

 

After that, he said he was just five minutes away and eventually joined the team playing online. After that remarkable exchange with the Police officer, things went without a hitch, when really he could have been left with a hefty ticket to pay for his troubles.

Instead, they were able to link up together later in the night and jump into World of Warcraft’s latest expansion. Maybe next time, he won’t be so lucky.