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If you want to install Fortnite on your Android device when that version of the game launches later this summer, you won't be going through Google Play. It is a rather curious, but understandable move considering that Fortnite is a worldwide gaming hit and has been a huge revenue generator for Epic Games. But in the... Read more...
Traditionally, kids are expected to play sports like baseball, football, basketball, or other sports of the type you learn in school growing up. In modern times, however, kids and adults alike are playing a lot of video games, and the eSports arena can be as competitive and even more popular that traditional sports... Read more...
Every since Epic Games ported Fortnite to Apple's iOS platform, many mobile gamers have been wondering when the popular battle royale shooter will arrive on Android, and which specific devices will be supported. We still do not have an exact release date, but we do have a list of compatible Android phones, the first of which is Samsung's Galaxy Read more...
You can rake in a boatload of money with a "free" game these days: all you need to do is look at the insane popularity and over a billion dollars in revenue that Fortnite has generated for proof. EA is one of the biggest game publishers on the planet and Battlefield is one of its biggest franchises. Battlefield V is... Read more...
Fortnite gamers both love and hate guided missiles that were available in the game's weapons arsenal; actually it's a mostly hate relationship, if we are being honest. Players can do interesting things with those missiles, like ride them. The big issue gamers had is that the guided missiles were nigh impossible to... Read more...
Gamers around the world have been enjoying Fortnite's Battle Royale for the past year, and have in turn filled developer Epic Games' coffers with over a billion dollars in revenue. Fortnite is available to play on PC, macOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and iOS. Up until this point, the world's most... Read more...
Sing it with us: Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear Fortnite, happy birthday do you! That's right, the world's most popular battle royale game is turning one-year-old, and to celebrate the occasion, Epic Games has launched a new patch (version 5.10) that introduces a bunch of goodies... Read more...
Dr. Evil had it all wrong—instead of holding the world hostage to raise one billion dollars, he could have just developed a free-to-play game with a battle royale element, and then raked in the cash through in-game purchases. That precise recipe for success is working wonders for Epic Games, which is raking in cash... Read more...
Epic Games launched its Unreal Engine 4.20 and it is jam packed with new tools and optimizations developed for Fortnite to help developers create awesome experiences. That includes experiences in virtual reality and augmented reality, along with a whole bunch of optimizations and improvements for mobile, such as... Read more...
The success of Epic Games' Fortnite is nothing short of incredible, with the company currently clearing a quarter of a billion dollars in revenue every month - which isn't bad at all for a free-to-play title. While Epic kicks butt and takes name, it's hard to feel anything but admiration for the company, because it... Read more...
Epic Games is raking so much cash from Fortnite that it has decided to take a smaller slice of sales from creators in the Unreal Engine Marketplace. Instead of the previous 70 percent (developers) / 30 percent (Epic Games) split, Epic Games is reducing its cut to just 12 percent, effectively giving developers a raise... Read more...
The latest patch to Fortnite introduces the fifth season to the immensely popular battle royale shooter. Worlds collide in new season, following a rip in the sky caused by a rocket launch event that appears to be messing with time and space—Doc Brown would have a field day with this one, and would certainly appreciate... Read more...
Fortnite is currently the hottest game in the world and appeals to a wide spectrum of gamers both young and old. However, its immense popularity also means that it is often the target of malware authors and scammers. That became readily apparent over the past few weeks by Rainway CEO Andrew Sampson. Sampson wrote in... Read more...
Fortnite is certainly pulling out all the stops to keep gamers interested with seasons of content that keep players coming back for more. One of the coolest recent events went off this weekend when a giant rocket launch served as the catalyst for a solo kill world record when a player iced 48 people at once becoming a... Read more...
Fortnite had a special event yesterday that saw the launch of a rocket in game. Nearly everyone was standing around looking at the sky to see the spectacle. It was sort of like that old Coke commercial where everyone is singing and holding hands. However, some Fortnite gamers saw this as an opportunity to wreck people... Read more...
Fortnite gamers who were looking forward to spending some time with Playground mode this weekend have reason to be a little sad. Epic Games has announced that it will be delaying the launch of Playground mode, with additional details to come early next week. Epic said in a tweet that it was unable to resolve issues... Read more...
No matter which platform you want to play Fortnite on, it's available as a free download—all that is required is a decent Internet connection and the requisite storage space. Yes, there is plenty of DLC available if you really want to spend some money, and many gamers choose to do exactly that. The game itself is free... Read more...
Sony has been come under increasing pressure due to its unflinching policy of blocking PlayStation 4 cross-play with other consoles (i.e. the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch). In the past, this policy has drawn complaints from gamers, but nothing like what we've seen with Fortnite. Gamer outrage has been immense since... Read more...
Fortnite is a free game and it would be easy to think that going this route would mean meager revenue for its developer. However, analytics firm Sensor Tower conducted a survey that found Fortnite was making an average of a million bucks per day on player spending. That puts a new light on the suit for copyright... Read more...
Over the weekend, Epic Games sent Fortnite players an in-game message announcing it will soon be launching a new game mode called 'Playground' to "Let your creativity run wild on your own private island!" The upcoming mode will be available for a limited time, perhaps as early as tomorrow, though it's not clear... Read more...
When it come to its mega-hit Fortnite, Epic ties to keep details surrounding the game and upcoming features pretty close to the vest. That's why Epic is not at all pleased about the alleged leak of Fortnite information by quality assurance contractor Thomas Hannah. The information was leaked via reddit and confirmed... Read more...
Predicting the level of success enjoyed by PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, aka PUBG, would have been very tough ahead of its launch. Who could really predict that an indie title would have three million concurrent players mere months after its launch? Since that time, the game has added two new maps, alternating modes... Read more...
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