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When Epic Games launched Fortnite, the game took the world by storm and has remained one of the most popular video games available. Fortnite is notable because it is a free-to-play title with players paying for skins and other items in the game. Despite the game itself costing nothing, Fortnite was the top-earning... Read more...
If your New Year's resolution was to spend less money on video games, we have bad news. While the holiday sales have mostly come to an end, Epic Games is still offering discounts on several titles through the Epic Games Store during its Encore Week Sale, which kicked off on January 1 and runs through January 7 (11:00... Read more...
Look, anyone who plays Fortnite who says they don't want a Polar Renegade Spray is lying. I mean, just look at it (show above)! Okay, maybe not everyone cares about earning the uncommon spray, which is from the Bear Brigade set. But for those who do, completing a Winterfest challenge is the key (which starts with your... Read more...
Rockstar Games did PC gamers a solid last month by porting over Red Dead Redemption 2, which had been sitting pretty on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles for over a year. It's even prettier on the PC with the coats of polish the developer added. Though it's only been available on PC a short while, it's already... Read more...
Epic Games is celebrating Christmas for Fortnite fans with a new event that allows players to open up to 14 gifts. The gifts are all free of charge, and everyone can get them. They are all exclusive to this year's Winterfest and will be available for 14 days. Each day for the two weeks of the event, a new gift will... Read more...
Fortnite fans who missed out on the special "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" event can now catch a look at what the Fortnite X Star Wars gameplay will include. The big draw here is that players get to duke it out with lightsabers in melee combat and shoot enemies with First Order blasters. The gameplay video seen... Read more...
The new 11.30 update for Fortnite has arrived, and with it comes a bunch of new stuff and the usual round of bug fixes. In addition, however, data miners have busted out their snow shovels and plowed through the codebase to uncover some winter-themed goodies, including a whole bunch of new skins and items. Let's... Read more...
Epic Games had hoped Google would reconsider taking less than a 30 percent cut from in-game app purchases if it were to make its highly popular Fortnite game available in the Play Store, but Google took a pin to the developer's balloon and said in no uncertain terms it is not going to happen—the rate would be 30... Read more...
Epic Games, the creator of the incredibly popular game Fortnite, has had a former news anchor, Matthew Geiler, threaten to sue it and send a cease and desist over a dancing emote that was part of the Fortnitemares Halloween event. Geiler created a character called "Dancing Pumpkin Man" during his time on-air that... Read more...
No matter how you slice it, robbing a casino is real life is a bad idea—you may not get your hands lopped off or kneecaps broken like the days of old, but jail time is certainly an inevitable consequence. The same rules don't apply to video games, however, and come December you will be able to stage a daring heist as... Read more...
Epic Games has announced that fans of Fortnite will get the opportunity to use DirectX 12 in v11.20 of the game. The game will still require a graphics card that runs DX11, but the option of using newer tech in DX12 will become available with this latest release. Epic says that PC gamers with high-end GPUs that... Read more...
When it comes to Fortnite, the biggest streamer out there is Ninja. Ninja, whose real name is Tyler Blevins, has spoken out about the lifetime ban handed down by Epic Games to FaZe Jarvis Khattri, a fellow professional Fortnite player who's more of a creator type. Ninja feels like a permanent ban is too harsh for a... Read more...
Starting with Fortnite Chapter 2, developer Epic Games has kept mum on patch notes, breaking from tradition in the previous chapter. That means players are on their own to discover what is new. Fortnite is hugely popular, though, so secrets get revealed rather quickly. The latest one is the inclusion of a Harpoon... Read more...
Fortnite has been massively popular title for gamers both young and old (and everyone in between), and has been a huge money generator for its developer, Epic Games. Fortnite is also very lucrative for the professional players who excel at the game and compete in various tournaments. Epic takes cheating very seriously... Read more...
Epic Games likes to hold Fortnite special events to celebrate holidays, and one of the traditional celebrations is Fortnitemares for Halloween. Epic tweeted that this year's Fortnitemares event kicks off at 9 AM ET today. That is several hours later than when Fortnite usually adds updates, which is nice because it... Read more...
Fortnite Chapter 2 was recently released and featured several changes and surprises for longtime fans. Epic Games teased the new chapter with a few trailers, but several trade secrets were also revealed by a leaker. Epic Games has decided to sue the former employee that leaked information about Fortnite Chapter... Read more...
Fortnite fans have been enjoying Chapter 2 along with the new map and challenges that came with it. New challenges have landed, and one of them has players hiding out in spots around the map to jump out and kill your opponents. The ability to utilize hideouts is a new mechanic in Chapter 2, and Epic Games wants people... Read more...
After more than a day of downtime, the black hole in Fortnite has closed, the servers have been flipped back on, and Chapter 2 is now live. The second chapter brings with it a fresh map to explore with more than a dozen new locations (or exactly a baker's dozen, if you prefer), new weapons and vehicles... Read more...
Earlier today, we reported that Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 1 is set to kick off tomorrow morning, aka Taco Tuesday. We’ve previously seen a few grainy images concerning what to expect from this new chapter including an all-new map and boats for players to ride in. Now, we’re getting a relatively extensive look at... Read more...
Over the weekend, Fortnite in its entirety was sucked into a black hole, leaving everyone clamoring for when they’d be able to rejoin one of the most popular games on the planet. Logging into the game currently only displays a black hole, and all of Epic Games’ social media accounts have gone radio silent. The only... Read more...
Fortnite gamers know that the end is near for Season 10, and a big event involving the visitor and the rocket is expected to bring the close of the season soon. Before the end of the season, there is still time to get the secret white Scientist skin, but it takes some work. To get the secret white Scientist skin... Read more...
Well, Fortnite fans, it was a good run but the end is nigh. What will you play next? Just kidding, Fortnite is not actually closing shop—Epic Games would have to be bonkers to turn its back on Fortnite, given how lucrative its free-to-play baby has grown to become. However, there is a season event called "The End"... Read more...
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