|Platform(s)||Xbox 360, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch|
|First release|| Titanfall |
March 11, 2014
|Latest release|| Apex Legends |
February 9, 2019
Titanfall is a series of video games that mainly feature first-person shooter games. The series was created by Respawn Entertainment and debuted as an Xbox exclusive; it has expanded to other consoles and platforms.
In Titanfall, players control "Pilots" and their mech-style Titans, and fight in six-on-six matches set in the war-torn outer space colonies of the Frontier. The game is optimized for fast-paced, continual action, aided by wall-running abilities and populations of computer-controlled soldiers. Other titles in the series includes unique characters who are able to use special abilities.
Titanfall, the first game in the series, was released for Xbox consoles, on Xbox One and Xbox 360 in 2014. The game was mainly multiplayer focused with no real single-player campaign included. Instead, there were single-player missions included that served as a way for the player to learn the mechanics of the game.
Titanfall 2 was released in 2016 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows. This time, the game included a single-player campaign with a full-fledged story. Many of the mechanics from Titanfall returned, including maps in multiplayer. The game received several free updates after its launch, including a returning multiplayer mode known as Frontier Defense. The level "Effect and Cause" in particular was well-received.
Titanfall: Assault was a top-down real-time strategy game for mobile platforms in the style of Clash Royale . It was developed by Particle City and Respawn Entertainment, published by Nexon, and released for iOS and Androidin August 2017. In July 31, 2018, Titanfall: Assault was removed from Google Play shortly after the servers are shut down.
Apex Legends is a battle royale game that features hero shooter mechanics and the first major platform spin-off for the series. While the game is not directly tied to Titanfall, many of its assets and gameplay features were based on Titanfall 2. [ citation needed ]The game was released in 2019 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows as a free-to-play game. The game was met with positive critical reception.
Titanfall: Frontline was a collectible card game that was played in real-time. The player collects and places Pilot, Titan, and burn cards to damage and defeat their opponent. Pilot and Titan cards can combine to perform extra damage.In January 2017, Titanfall: Frontline was cancelled.
In 2016, EA had announced that it was partnering with Nexon to create an Asian market specific version of Titanfall called Titanfall Online, similar to Counter-Strike Online and Call of Duty Online . [ better source needed ]This version was based on the first Titanfall rather than its sequel, with some slight differences like four main pilots in the game, the introduction of a new titan, and a new map. Titanfall Online had a closed beta in 2017. There have been no new updates since.
Titanfall is the first game developed by Respawn Entertainment, a developer founded by Jason West and Vince Zampella. As ex-employees of Infinity Ward, they helped create the Call of Duty franchise. The two were fired after contract disputes.
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Titanfall is a multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. It was released for Windows and Xbox One on March 11, 2014; an Xbox 360 version ported by Bluepoint Games was released April 8, 2014. The game was anticipated as the debut title from developers formerly behind the Call of Duty franchise.
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Titanfall 2 is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. A sequel to 2014's Titanfall, the game was released worldwide on October 28, 2016 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. In Titanfall 2, players control Titans, mecha-style exoskeletons and their pilots, who are agile and equipped with a variety of skills ranging from wall-running to cloaking. Set in a science fiction universe, the single-player campaign follows the story of Jack Cooper, a rifleman from the Frontier Militia, who bonds with his mentor's Titan BT-7274 after his mentor is killed in action. Together, they embark on a quest to stop the Interstellar Manufacturing Corporation (IMC) from launching a superweapon that is threatening to destroy the Militia planet Harmony.
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Titanfall: Frontline is a cancelled card battle video game developed by American studio Particle City for Android and iOS devices, as part of the Titanfall franchise.
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