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Fortnite Season 9 Starts May 9: Here's What To Expect

Epic Games just released its first teaser for the upcoming season of 'Fortnite'. Similar to previous seasons, Season 9 is expected to offer tons of surprises for new and old players alike.

Video Games May 7, 2019

Epic Games Says It'll Stop Exclusives If Steam Gives Devs A Bigger Revenue Cut

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says the company is going to end exclusives if Valve agrees to give developers a bigger revenue share. The Epic Games Store shares 88 percent of revenue to devs, while Steam offers a 70-30 split.

Video Games April 26, 2019

'Fortnite' Is Getting Reboot Vans, Which Are Basically 'Apex Legends' Revive Stations

Epic Games is adding Reboot Vans to 'Fortnite' soon in update v8.30. It's going to be the new respawn system in the game, which is similar to revive stations in 'Apex Legends.'

Video Games April 6, 2019

Borderlands 3 Will Be An Epic Games Store Exclusive For 6 Months

'Borderlands 3' will remain exclusive to Epic Games Store for six months on PC. A season pass will be released, and there will be four versions of the game out this September.

Video Games April 4, 2019

Alleged Plagiarism Of 'Fortnite' Taro Skin Proved To Be False

Reports of the accusation of plagiarism against Epic Games broke online when an artist claimed the game developer plagiarized the Taro skin from an existing design. However, it looks like the whole thing was faked.

Video Games April 2, 2019

The Outer Worlds To Launch On Microsoft Store And Epic Store Instead Of Steam

Epic Games confirmed that it partnered with publisher 2K's label Private Division for the distribution of 'The Outer Worlds' via the Epic Games Store. The much-hyped sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment will only become available on Steam in 2020.

Video Games March 23, 2019

Fortnite Update 8.01 Patch: Buried Treasure, New Tournaments, And More

Just a few days after Epic Games’ recent ‘Fortnite’ update, here it comes unleashing new content once more. The patch notes for update 8.01 are finally here, bringing Buried Treasure, Limited-Time Mode, and much more.

Video Games March 11, 2019

Big-Name Companies Such As Disney, Nestle Pull YouTube Ads Due To Child Videos Problem

Companies have pulled their ads from YouTube after the problem with child videos on the platform surfaced. Video blogger Mark Watson, who discovered the issue, said he found a 'wormhole into a softcore pedophilia ring' on the website.

Internet February 20, 2019

An Impersonator Used A ‘Fake Email’ To Sabotage ‘Fortnite’ Dance Lawsuits

The copyright lawsuits against Epic Games have been piling up recently. In an attempt to stop them, an impersonator sent an email requesting the U.S. Copyright Office to dismiss the cases filed against the developer.

Video Games February 20, 2019

BlocBoy JB Files Lawsuit Against Epic Games Over 'Shoot' Dance

Epic Games is again facing another lawsuit over a dance move. BlocBoy JB is the next to sue the game developer for using his 'Shoot' dance in 'Fortnite.'

Video Games January 24, 2019

Fortnite Ice Storm Event: Epic Adjusts Ice Legion Zombies, Golden Brute’s Spawn Rates Following Backlash

Epic Games quickly responded to the Ice Legion backlash from gamers with the announcement of a hotfix that adjusts the spawn rates of the Ice Legion, including Golden Brutes. Players who complete the challenges in the new Ice Storm event will receive XP.and special rewards.

Video Games January 23, 2019

Epic Games To Hold Back Any Updates On 'Fortnite' To Accommodate Pro Gamers In Tournaments

In its latest state of development, Epic Games now plans to launch patches on 'Fortnite' several days to a week before a tournament begins. The new time window will take effect starting with the Australian Open, which is scheduled for Jan. 26 to 27.

Video Games January 21, 2019

Fortnite Raked In $2.4 Billion In 2018, Says Market Research Firm

'Fortnite' generated an estimated $2.4 billion revenue in 2018 for Epic Games, making it the market leader in free-to-play games. Nexon's 'Dungeon Fighter Online' came in second to 'Fortnite' with $1.5 billion in revenue.

Video Games January 17, 2019

Orange Shirt Kid's Mom Sues Epic Games For Using Son's Dance In 'Fortnite'

Remember Orange Shirt Kid from last year's BoogieDown Contest? His mom is now suing Epic Games for using his signature dance move called the 'Orange Justice.'

Video Games January 15, 2019

Better Business Bureau Gives Epic Games A Failing Grade For Customer Service

Epic Games received an 'F' grade for customer service as it failed to address 247 out of 271 complaints filed in 2018. Most of these complaints pertain to problems on its customer service, refunds, exchanges, and even account hacking issues.

Video Games January 14, 2019

A 10-Hour Dabbing Session Got A 'Fortnite' YouTuber $2,000

How far can you go for 2,000 bucks and an additional 6,000 subscribers? For a 'Fortnite' YouTuber, streaming 10 hours of oftentimes-intense dabbing does it.

Video Games January 14, 2019

Ubisoft Picks Epic Games Store Over Steam For ‘The Division 2’

The storefront cold war has begun. Ubisoft has partnered up with Epic Games Store, the only place apart from Ubisoft’s own store where 'Tom Clancy's The Division 2' will be released.

Video Games January 9, 2019

Beat That, Epic Games: Discord Store Will Give 90 Percent Of Revenue To Developers

Discord just bested Epic Games’ revenue policy by announcing that it’ll give developers 90 percent of game sales starting next year. Steam has reason to be afraid in the coming months.

Video Games December 15, 2018

Epic Games Store Now Poaching Exclusives From Steam

The digital store war has begun. Epic Games is duking it out with Steam by poaching new titles and making them exclusives or timed exclusives on its new games store.

Video Games December 11, 2018

Rapper 2 Milly Files Lawsuit Against Epic Games Over Usage Of Dance Moves

Brooklyn rapper, 2 Milly, files a lawsuit against Epic Games for using his iconic dance move 'Milly Rock' for its 'Fortnite' game emote, Swipe It.

Video Games December 7, 2018

Epic Games Is Creating Its Very Own Steam Store: Everything We Know So Far

Heads up, Steam: you have a new competitor. Epic Games, the studio behind 'Fortnite' and Unreal Engine, is making its own games store, complete with a very attractive revenue-sharing policy.

Video Games December 5, 2018

Nintendo Switch 'Fortnite' Bundle Coming Soon For $300: Is It A Good Deal?

The Nintendo Switch 'Fortnite' bundle, which will be released on Oct. 5, will carry a price tag of $299.99. What does the bundle contain, and is it a good deal?

Video Games September 19, 2018

'Fortnite' Addiction Destroying Marriages: Game Showing Up In Divorce Filings

A UK service noted that 'Fortnite' is one of the online games that have recently been mentioned as a reason for divorce. Relationships are changing over time, with married couples now having to share their relationship with a video game.

Video Games September 17, 2018

Fortnite In Real Life Coming Soon, Through Nerf Blasters And Monopoly

Epic Games teamed up with Hasbro to bring 'Fortnite' to toy guns and board games. 'Fortnite' Nerf guns are expected to launch next year, while the Monopoly: 'Fortnite' Edition is due to be released next month.

Video Games September 11, 2018

Fortnite Players Using Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Tab S4 Demo Units To Steal Samsung Exclusive Skin

'Fortnite' players are sneakily acquiring the Galaxy skin, which is exclusive to the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4. They are downloading 'Fortnite Mobile' into the demo units in retail stores to bypass the need to purchase the devices.

Video Games August 29, 2018

Fortnite PlayStation 4 Keyboard And Mouse Players Will Soon Be Going Up Against Only PC Players

Epic Games will soon roll out input-based matchmaking for 'Fortnite.' Once the feature is online, PlayStation 4 players using a keyboard and mouse will go up against PC players, to eliminate the unfair advantage over players using controllers.

Video Games August 27, 2018

'Fortnite Mobile' For Android Installer Allowed Hackers To Infect Smartphones With Malware

Google discovered a vulnerability that allowed hackers to install malware through the 'Fortnite Mobile' for Android installers. Epic Games has since patched the exploit, but it is unhappy with how Google dealt with the security issue.

Video Games August 26, 2018

Make Your 'Fortnite' Account More Secure, Get The Boogie Down Emote For Free

'Fortnite' is arguably the hottest game in the world right now, which makes it a big target for hackers. Epic Games is urging players to make their accounts more secure, and is offering a free emote in exchange.

Video Games August 24, 2018

How To Get ‘Fortnite’ On Android If You Don’t Have A Samsung Phone

Non-Samsung device owners can finally get a chance to play 'Fortnite' on Android. Epic Games has opened up a beta program for those interested, but players will need to wait a bit before actually playing.

Video Games August 13, 2018

'Fortnite Mobile' For Android APK Now Available But Not Yet Playable: Here's What We Found Out From It

The leaked APK of 'Fortnite Mobile' for Android provided more information about the highly anticipated game. Apparently, it will not only be exclusive to the Galaxy Note 9, and that it will be available through a certain app store.

Video Games August 8, 2018

Fortnite Trainers Paid Up To $20 Per Hour By Parents To Help Their Kids Get Better

Some parents are reportedly paying up to $20 per hour to give their kids 'Fortnite' tutorials. Players who need extra cash might want to try becoming 'Fortnite' trainers, despite baffling outcry against the practice.

Video Games August 3, 2018

'Fortnite Mobile' For Android Will Not Be Downloaded Through Google Play Store: Here's Why That's A Bad Idea

The 'Fortnite Mobile' for Android release date is coming soon, after being a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 exclusive for 30 days. However, the app will not be downloaded through the Google Play Store, which might be a bad idea.

Video Games August 2, 2018

Gamers Paying As Much As $450 For Physical Copies Of ‘Fortnite’: Don’t Get Scammed

Reports confirmed that physical copies of 'Fortnite' sold prices way above its original SRP. The game was made available as a free-to-play option but still earned close to 300 million in April from in-game purchases.

Video Games June 28, 2018

Gamers Still Falling For Fake 'Fortnite Mobile' For Android Apps With Malware: Here's How To Protect Yourself

Gamers are still falling for fake 'Fortnite Mobile' for Android apps, despite previous reports on the malware-laced apps. Instead of learning, impatient Android gamers are still installing suspicious APK files that claim to be 'Fortnite' for Android devices.

Video Games June 26, 2018

Fortnite Challenges Week 8: How To Find Those Hungry Gnomes

The latest 'Fortnite' challenge has players searching for seven hungry gnomes that get them extra XP. Here's how and where to find those hungry gnomes.

Video Games June 23, 2018

Fornite For Android: Here's When You Can Most Likely Download The Game

Following its launch on the Nintendo Switch, 'Fortnite' will hit Android platform soon. According to the publisher, the target launch date for the Android version is sometime in summer

Video Games June 19, 2018

Sony Blocks 'Fortnite' Cross-Play And Progression Between PS4 And Nintendo Switch, And Players Aren't Happy

On Tuesday, June 12, Nintendo announced that ‘Fortnite’ will be coming to the Switch console. However, fans are up in arms over Sony’s decision to block 'Fortnite' cross-play and progression between PS4 and Nintendo Switch players.

Video Games June 14, 2018

‘Fortnite’ Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary With Over 125 Million Players Worldwide

Video game developers Epic Games revealed that ‘Fortnite’ reached a significant milestone just in time for their one-year anniversary. There were over 125 million players that were registered to play the survival video game.

Video Games June 13, 2018

Fortnite Player Discovers How To Get Back To Spawn Island: You'll Need A Bridge And A Shopping Cart

A 'Fortnite' player finally discovered a way to get back to spawn island, using a massive bridge and a shopping cart. Previous attempts were blocked by an invisible wall, but apparently, the shopping cart gets through it.

Video Games June 9, 2018

Beware, Gamers! Don't Fall For Fake 'Fortnite' Android Apps That Can Steal Your Personal Details

Fake ‘Fortnite’ APKs started showing up online ahead of the game’s release on Android devices this summer. These fake versions of the popular survival game are infecting devices with spyware.

Apps/Software June 6, 2018

Fortnite For Nintendo Switch Will Be Unveiled At E3 2018, Leaked Document Shows

Epic Games will soon launch 'Fortnite' for Nintendo Switch, according to a leaked E3 2018 document. Other leaked new Nintendo Switch games include 'Paladins,' 'Dragon Ball FighterZ,' 'Overcooked 2,' and 'Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate.'

Video Games June 1, 2018

Fortnite Is Getting Shopping Carts In The Near Future

'Fortnite' listed the new Shopping Cart item in its New Updates section. What's rather interesting is that players might be able to ride it solo or with a buddy.

Video Games May 30, 2018

PUBG Corp. Sues Epic Games Over 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' And 'Fortnite' Similarities: Why Just Now?

PUBG. Corp finally sued Epic Games, following the feud that started in September 2017 over similarities between 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' and 'Fortnite.' Gamers, however, are questioning the timing and validity of the copyright infringement lawsuit.

Video Games May 29, 2018

Fortnite Made $296 Million In April, On Pace To Hit $3.5 Billion In 2018

Monthly revenues made by 'Fortnite Battle Royale' continue to impress Epic Games. Gaming industry analysts are confident that the shooter will meet the $3.5 billion mark soon within the year.

Video Games May 28, 2018

Fortnite Jetpacks Finally Available: Here's How They Work And When To Use Them

Jetpacks in 'Fortnite' are finally available, three months after the originally promised February launch date. Here's how to use the 'Fortnite' jetpacks as well as the best time to use them for both regular and skilled players.

Video Games May 22, 2018

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