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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

'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

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

Drool, Mortal Gamers: Ninja Rakes In $1 Million For Streaming 'Apex Legends'

Tyler Blevins, otherwise known as 'Ninja,' reportedly raked in $1 million for promoting 'Apex Legends' on Feb. 5. Together with other top streamers, Ninja helped the game set record-breaking numbers in its first month.

Video Games March 14, 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

Parent Files Lawsuit Against Epic Games Over 'Predatory' Llama Loot Boxes In 'Fortnite'

'Fortnite' creator Epic Games is facing another lawsuit, this time over the Llama loot boxes. The plaintiff accuses the developer of using 'predatory schemes' that deceive thousands of players.

Video Games March 2, 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

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

Twitch Re-Suspends Alleged Domestic Abuser Following Backlash Over Briefly Letting Him Back

An alleged domestic abuser has been banned from Twitch once again after being briefly let back in. The accused streamer, Luke Munday, was heard assaulting his wife in a Dec. 9 'Fortnite' livestream watched by thousands.

Video Games January 5, 2019

'Fortnite' For Android Beta Now Available For Everyone

The beta version of 'Fortnite Mobile' for Android is now available for everyone to download. However, the app will require a special method to download, as it is not available on the Google Play Store.

Video Games October 12, 2018

PlayStation 4 Cross-Play Is Finally Happening, Thanks To The Massive Popularity Of 'Fortnite'

Sony has finally enabled PlayStation 4 cross-play, releasing a 'Fortnite' beta where gamers can play with others on the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Several games tried to convince Sony, but the popularity of 'Fortnite' was too much to ignore.

Video Games September 27, 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

'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4' Blackout Beta Now Online: Battle Royale Mode Looks To Challenge 'PUBG' And 'Fortnite'

Renowned video game 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4' unveiled its battle royale mode known as 'Blackout.' Blackout, which is an 80-player last man standing mode, is currently available in early beta for PlayStation 4 gamers.

Video Games September 12, 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

Fortnite V5.30 Update Adds Rift-To-Go Item, Score Royale Limited Time Mode, And More

The latest version 5.30 patch for Fornite includes some interesting new features, including the Rift-To-Go item. It provides players a chance to create a rift for themselves or their allies.

Video Games August 24, 2018

PUBG Mobile Celebrates 100 Million Downloads With Two Massive eSports Events

'PUBG Mobile' has just hit 100 million downloads on App Store and Google Play. To commemorate this milestone, Tencent Games is organizing two big eSports events named the Player Well Known Invitational and Player Well Known Championship.

Video Games August 17, 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

Popular 'Fortnite' Streamer Ninja Doesn't Play With Female Gamers: Is His Explanation Valid?

Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins does not stream with female gamers, a comment that may appear sexist if taken without context. The popular "Fortnite" streamer, however, explained the reason for his decision.

Video Games August 13, 2018

Google Warns Users That It Doesn’t Have ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ On Play Store

Google has warned its users that Fornite will not be available on its storefront. The Epic Games's hit video game has bypassed the Play Store and can only be downloaded by Android users on its website.

Google August 11, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Unpacked: Longer Battery Life, AI Camera, Upgraded S Pen, Bixby 2.0, And 'Fortnite Mobile'

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has finally been unveiled, with a range of new features such as an AI camera and a new S Pen. Are they enough to attract customers away from rival smartphones such as Apple's upcoming iPhones?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 10, 2018

Nintendo Switch Online Subscription Will Not Be Required For Free-To-Play Games Like 'Fortnite'

Eagle-eyed gamers spotted a missing disclaimer on free-to-play Nintendo Switch games, including the massively popular 'Fortnite,' on the Nintendo eShop. This likely means that the titles will not need a Nintendo Switch Online subscription, once the service launches next month.

Video Games August 8, 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

Fortnite For Android To Be Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Exclusive, But Only For A Little While

Epic Games is finally bringing ‘Fortnite’ to Android — as a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 exclusive. Samsung’s latest handset will apparently be marketed as a gaming beast, and it’ll need Fortnite as proof.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 27, 2018

Fortnite Cheaters Infected Their Own PCs With Malware Hidden Inside Hacking App

Game streaming service Rainway noticed hundreds of thousands of error reports related to adware attacking certain users. The company discovered that the victims all downloaded a 'Fortnite' cheating app, which secretly included malware that infected their computers.

Video Games July 6, 2018

‘Fortnite’ Addiction Now A Recognized Mental Health Disorder: What Health Experts Say

Gaming disorder is classified as a mental health problem by WHO. Experts weighed in on children's addiction to video games like 'Fortnite' and what can be done to prevent it.

Public Health June 28, 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 Made Things Worse By Breaking Silence On 'Fortnite' Cross-Play Controversy On PlayStation 4

Sony blocked 'Fortnite' cross-play and progression between the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch, drawing backlash from gamers. The company issued a statement to break its silence on the matter, but it might have made things worse.

Video Games June 15, 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

9-Year-Old Girl Forced Into Rehab To Treat Her 'Fortnite' Addiction

A 9-year-old girl is in rehab for her 'Fortnite' addiction. She would stay up all night, soil herself because she couldn’t leave the game, and even hit her dad when he confiscated her Xbox One.

Video Games June 13, 2018

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