Apple Responds To Latest Antitrust Pressure With App Store Revamp

Apple responded on Thursday to a new round of antitrust pressure with an App Store overhaul aimed at keeping developers happy. Reported by 9to5Mac, the company is attempting to make the store more attractive to software creators, who are becoming increasingly miffed with the Cupertino-based tech giant. Lawmakers in the U.S. are putting mounting pressure […]

‘Fortnite’ Ban From Apple Store Could Lead Epic Games To Lose $26 Million A Month, Analyst Says

The feud between Apple and Epic Games could be quite costly for the makers of the uber-popular Fortnite. Justinas Baltrusaitis of Buy Shares wrote on Tuesday that Fortnite being banned from the company’s mobile application store could eventually cost Epic as much as $26.7 million per month. The writer said the site’s projections are based […]

U.S. Teen Kyle Giersdorf Wins $3 Million As ‘Fortnite’ World Cup Champion

A teen from Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, has just become a millionaire for winning a video game. Kyle Giersdorf, who is known in the gaming world as “Bugha,” took home the $3 million grand prize in the solo category at the first-ever Fortnite World Cup on Sunday. “Words can’t really explain it. I’m so happy,” said Giersdorf […]

The ‘Fortnite’ X ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Crossover Is Absolutely Bonkers

With Avengers: Endgame set to release tomorrow, the hype level for Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) fans is at an all-time high. The next entry in the long-running series of films will conclude over a decade-long narrative, which focused on the assembly of the Avengers and the mysteries surrounding the six Infinity Stones. Needless to say, […]

‘Apex Legends’ Could Receive Solos And Duos Mode, As Hinted At By Datamined Info

Despite only launching less than a week ago, Apex Legends has already become an instant hit with gamers, and the newly-launched battle royale shows no signs of slowing down. Despite having only been in the hands of gamers for a few days, it seems one rather clever dataminer has taken it upon themselves to unearth […]

Rapper 2 Milly Sues Maker Of ‘Fortnite’ Over Dance Move

If there’s one thing Fortnite is known for, other than being the biggest video game in the world, it’s the emotes and dances available to players. Many of the dances offered by Epic Games in Fortnite come from various pop culture personalities. One of those personalities, rapper 2 Milly, isn’t thrilled with the game using […]

‘Fortnite’ Adds NFL Jerseys, Emotes, And More To Item Shop

The NFL is coming to Fortnite this Friday, November 9 at 7 p.m. Eastern. As reported by USA Today, the hugely popular battle royale game has partnered up with the NFL to let players represent their favorite team while building, shooting, and claiming those victory royales. Epic Games says, “Each Outfit can be swapped to […]

Fortnite Creator Epic Games Files Lawsuit Against YouTuber Golden Modz For Selling Cheats

Epic Games, the developer of the hit online video game Fortnite, has banned some players from matches because they managed to find a way to gain an unfair advantage over their opponents. The company also started to sue some Fortnite cheaters last year, accusing them of copyright infringement. The North Carolina-based company hopes that the […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ 4.2 Update Arrives With Jetpacks And Two Limited Time Modes

Fortnite: Battle Royale was updated Tuesday morning with the new item promised by Epic Games: the jetpack. The item is joined by a double dose of limited time modes for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and mobile players to try out, one of which features the jetpack. Update 4.2 is now available in Fortnite: Battle […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Blasting Off With Jet Packs Tuesday

Fortnite: Battle Royale players will have a new way to get around the map via an update scheduled for Tuesday morning. Epic Games is finally delivering the previously delayed jetpacks to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and mobile shooter. Epic Games announced via Twitter and an in-game announcement that Jetpacks are coming in the […]

Marvel’s Thanos Is Invading ‘Fornite: Battle Royale’ With A Limited Time Mode

Thanos, the biggest movie villain of 2018, is crashing the Fortnite: Battle Royale party with his own limited time event. The immensely popular multiplayer shooter for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and iOS is running with a crossover event where players battle to wield the Infinity Gauntlet and transform into the Mad Titan from […]

‘Fortnite’ Season 4 Brings Major Changes To ‘Battle Royale’ Map Plus A Gravity Defying New Mechanic

Fortnite: Battle Royale has been teasing an incoming meteor impact for a couple of weeks now. Impact finally arrived Tuesday with the start of Season 4, and it brings significant changes to the multiplayer shooter’s map, which introduces a new mechanic that makes players even more mobile. Players have speculated where the meteor would crash […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Becomes Top Free-To-Play Console Game, Epic Drops Heroic Hint For Season 4

Fortnite: Battle Royale has quickly proven that being first to market does not always translate into big sales. Epic Games’ spin on the 100-player last man standing has officially become the largest free-to-play console game of all time, according to market intelligence firm SuperData, and is racking up impressive numbers on the PC and iOS […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ 50v50 Limited Time Event Drops In With Double XP And New Weapon

The revamped 50v50 mode for Fornite: Battle Royale returned Thursday after a slight delay. PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC players get the added bonus of double XP through the weekend. Issues with Fortnite: Battle Royale‘s account services forced Epic Games to push the return of 50v50 mode back a week. That was probably the […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ 50v50 Return Delayed As Hot Fix Patch Released

Fortnite: Battle Royale was supposed to see an updated version of the 50v50 mode Thursday. Unfortunately, the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC multiplayer shooter experienced issues severe enough to push the face-off between two massive teams to next week. Epic Games announced the delay via Reddit where the studio explained issues with account services […]

‘Fortnite’ Server Status: Waiting In Queue Fix, Week 8 Challenges Update

Fans of Fortnite are logging on to their PS4 and Xbox only to find out they are waiting in a queue for hours. Epic Games is working on a fix and stated that they were taking the servers offline for maintenance but did not state when the servers will be back. It is unclear whether […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Brings Back 50v50, Adds Port-A-Fort Grenade, And Replay System

Epic Games released yet another Fortnite: Battle Royale update Wednesday that adds yet more features and items to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and mobile multiplayer shooter. Players will find it easier to construct a fort, the ability to capture and create their own match replays and enjoy a second helping of 50v50. Unfortunately, […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Starts Season 3 With Building Update, 60 FPS On Consoles, And Big Hand Cannon

Epic Games launched the third season of Fortnite: Battle Royale Thursday with the release of the 3.0 update to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Aside from bringing a new Battle Pass with loads of new cosmetic items, the developers have made significant improvements to building in the multiplayer shooter along with adding support […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Update Vaults A Weapon, Adds New Grenade, Dynamic Resolution, And Weapon Tweaks

Fortnite: Battle Royale is undergoing some interesting changes with a new update delivered Thursday to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The huge multiplayer shooter is celebrating the start of the Lunar New Year while also adding a new grenade and vaulting an original weapon. There are some important under-the-hood changes as well with […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Sneaks In Crossbow, Shooting Test Changes With Latest Update

The weekly Fortnite: Battle Royale updates continue with a new patch released Thursday to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The 100-player multiplayer shooter has another new weapon added to the loot pool plus Epic Games continues to tweak the new shooting model currently undergoing testing. Fortnite: Battle Royale patch 2.4.2 is now available […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Patch Drops Minigun After Delay

The rapid growth of Fortnite: Battle Royale has caused issues with the game over the last couple of weeks. These issues rolled over to Thursday when Epic Games’ scheduled release of the 2.4.0 update was delayed. The new patch was dropped Friday afternoon, and the headliner is a minigun to mow down opponents and enemy […]

New ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Update Delivers AutoRun, Another New Consumable, And Loads Of Fixes

Fortnite: Battle Royale experienced an unfortunate extended downtime Thursday as Epic Games attempted to deliver the first update following the big map update from last week. Still, the developers managed to throw in a new consumable item, add an AutoRun option, and fix a ton of issues in the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC […]

Big ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Map Update Drops Thursday With Soccer And Other Gameplay Changes

The planned Fortnite: Battle Royale big map update is happening Thursday, Epic Games announced. PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC players can expect to see new areas added plus some important gameplay changes with the new update. The developer also has an important word about turning off friendly fire in the game and teased the […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Crosses 2 Million Concurrent Players Ahead Of Big Map Update

Fortnite: Battle Royale has quietly grown into a free-to-play mega-hit despite the overwhelming shadow of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Epic Games twist on the last-man-standing game multiplayer game has attracted more than two million concurrent players across the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Additionally, the developer has given a sneak peek at what new points of […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Update Adds Healing Campfire, Nerfs The Boogie Bomb

The first new Fortnite: Battle Royale content update and patch of the new year arrived Wednesday to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Patch 2.1.0 is available to download on all platforms and adds a healing trap and Nvidia ShadowPlay Highlights, plus fixes a number of issues such as the deadly and overpowered Boogie […]

‘Fortnite’ Holiday Event, Hero Rarity Upgrading, And Direct Item Purchases Arrive This Week

Four new heroes and wintry weapons are coming to Fortnite in the Survive the Holidays event. Tomorrow’s patch will also introduce a few quality-of-life changes and the ability to upgrade a hero’s rarity. Major changes, like the ability to earn in-game currency to purchase heroes and weapons outside of llamas, will release on December 14 […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Winter Update Will Require ‘Battle Pass’ To Earn Holiday-Themed Rewards

Fornite: Battle Royale will celebrate the holidays with a planned Thursday update on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The multiplayer shooter will soon start its second season, and Epic Games is taking a distinctly different approach towards players receiving holiday-themed items. Update 1.11 will be delivered to Fortnite: Battle Royale for all platforms […]

Latest ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Update Revamps Inventory And Audio, New 50 vs. 50 Event Inbound

Epic Games continues to churn out meaningful updates for Fortnite: Battle Royale on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The 1.10 patch was released early Thursday morning to revamp the multiplayer shooter’s inventory user-interface along with how players hear opponents and traps. Additionally, it looks like a new game mode and limited time event […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Adding Smoke Grenade In Wednesday Update, Rocket Riding Made Permanent

Fortnite: Battle Royale continues to expand its arsenal of goodies for players in-game. The PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC multiplayer shooter will receive an update Wednesday that adds a smoky form of cover, revamps the leaderboards, and lets players enjoy rocket surfing permanently. Patch 1.9.1 will be released to Fortnite: Battle Royale on all […]

‘Fortnite’ PvE Players Will Soon Be Able To Upgrade Hero Rarity, Unlock Items Directly Without Llamas

Developers of Fortnite updated PvE players on where the Save the World campaign is headed in the next few months. Many new features, quality-of-life updates, and more are coming to the base-building shooter in December. There are even more improvements lined up for a release in January, too. Next month, Fortnite PvE players can expect […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Rocket Surfing Will Stick Around, Silenced SMG Coming Next Week

Fortnite: Battle Royale players will continue to be able to hang ten from rocket launchers. Epic Games announced they will not remove the hilarious but unintentional gameplay feature in its multiplayer shooter for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC while also revealing a stealthy version of the submachine gun is coming next week. Video […]

‘Fortnite’ PvE Chest Bug Fixed In New Update, Compensation Coming After Patch 1.9

After each PvE match in Fortnite, players are rewarded with a chest based on the team’s performance during the session. Exploring the entire map, staying within build limits, completing the given objective, and other goals increase the level of the chest rewarded. Reward chests in Fortnite have different tiers with lower tiers offering fewer rewards. […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Getting Launch Pads Over Vehicles For Quick Map Travel Tuesday

Adding vehicles to Fortnite: Battle Royale is a common request even after Epic Games said it wouldn’t be adding them. That doesn’t mean a quick mode of transportation hasn’t been considered, as the developers are adding Launch Pads to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC shooter in the next update scheduled Tuesday morning. The […]

Next ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Update Will Let Players Turn Into A Bush, Nerfs The Sniper Pump Shotgun

Fortnite: Battle Royale players will have a new way to sneak around the map when a new update is delivered to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on Wednesday. Epic Games’ patch notes reveal for the week includes a potion that disguises players as a bush along with some much-needed balance tweaks to the […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Update Uncaps Xbox One Framerate Too, Tweaks Daily Challenges And More

Epic Games delivered another update to Fortnite: Battle Royale Thursday morning to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC full of fixes and tweaks for the multiplayer shooter. One of the included changes is bringing back the uncapped framerate for the PS4 and PS4 Pro. However, Microsoft’s console got in on the action too, perhaps […]

New ‘Fortnite’ Patch Uncaps Framerate On PlayStation 4 And PS4 Pro, Improves Quest Drops In PvE

On Thursday, a new patch will release making improvements and changes to both the free-to-play Fortnite Battle Royale PvP and the early access Fortnite PvE. Alongside a few gameplay changes and balance fixes for the PvE campaign, PlayStation 4 players will be able to uncap their framerates with a new option added to Fortnite. In […]

Flood Of ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Players Breaks Battle Bus Over Weekend, Epic Working On Performance

The Battle Bus got a bit creaky over the weekend as the most recent update brought a Halloween event and a torrent of PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC players over the weekend. This forced Epic Games to shut down the game and certain game modes at different periods. While everything is back up now, […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Will Drop Halloween Treats Thursday By Adding Leaderboards, Cosmetics, And More

Fortnite: Battle Royale players will be getting a huge Halloween treat. Epic Games is releasing the Fortnitemares 1.8 update to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC multiplayer shooter with many of the most requested features from the community like Leaderboards, cosmetics, console voice chat, and much more. The Fortnitemares 1.8 update will be released […]

‘Fortnite’ PvE Daily Rewards Improving Retroactively, Earn A Legendary Hero In The Fortnitemares Event

When the 1.8 update for Fortnite releases tomorrow, the Save the World PvE campaign will undergo a number of changes. In addition to kicking off the Fortnitemares Halloween event, daily reward improvements and other quality-of-life fixes will occur. Players will no longer receive experience as a daily reward. Instead, players will obtain items, resources, or […]

‘Fortnite’ Update Adds Halloween Event, Introduces Hexsylvania Zone And New Character Appearances

On October 26, the Fortnitemares event will start in Epic Game’s co-op survival game, Fortnite. The current Horde Bash event will end, and Scavenger Llamas will be replaced with Spooky Llamas in the store. Players can build and survive in new quests within the all-new Hexsylvania zone. Save up enough candy to purchase the unique […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Receives Quality Of Life Improvements, PC Voice Chat In New Update

The rapid-fire updates to Fortnite: Battle Royale continue. Epic Games released a new patch Wednesday morning to make some quality of life improvements to the early access PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC multiplayer shooter. This includes the first shot at in-game voice chat on the PC with plans to bring it to consoles later. […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Developers Working On Controller Revamp, Cosmetics, Performance, And More

The rapid rise of Fortnite: Battle Royale to over 10 million players across the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC has called attention to current bare-bones states of the online shooter two weeks after it was released for free. Epic Games shared a post Friday to let fans know the studio is working on various […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Cheat Makers Sued By Epic Games

Epic Games has taken a strong stance against cheaters in Fortnite: Battle Royale, particularly on the PC. That includes in-game anti-cheat detection, including the just-added BattlEye, a Report Player button, plus blocking the use of virtual private networks (VPN). The developer has also taken another step outside of the game by suing the makers of […]

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Unlikely To Get Vehicles Or First-Person Mode

Interest in Fortnite has shot up greatly since Epic Games made the Battle Royale mode free to play on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Over one million signed in to play on the first day alone, according to the studio. The developers shared some of what they have on tap for the last […]

Free ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ Hits PS4, Xbox One, And PC With Support For Squads Plus New Weapons

Epic Games did as promised Tuesday and made Fortnite: Battle Royale free on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The last man standing spin-off of the main Fortnite is available to download on all platforms with updates to add support for squads and more. Fortnite: Battle Royale can be downloaded from the Xbox Store […]

‘Fortnite Battle Royale’ Goes Free To Play Next Week But PVE Campaign Still Requires A Purchase

Epic Games recently launched a 100-player Battle Royale mode for Fortnite to feed off the growing popularity of the mode. Now, the developer announced plans to release Fortnite Battle Royale as a free standalone title next week, approximately two weeks after it originally launched. The situation with Fortnite can be a little confusing. The game […]

‘Gears Of War 4’ Will Give Gamers The Opportunity To Relive The Previous Four Games On Microsoft Xbox One For Limited Time The next installment in the Gears of War series, Gears of War 4, will be available very soon on Microsoft’s premier gaming console of this generation, the Xbox One. However, there is an added bonus gamers will get with the fourth installment, as the previous four titles in the Gears of War series will […]

‘Paragon’ Developer, Epic Games, Sues Gamer For ‘World’s Most Powerful’ Cheats

Cheating didn’t pay in Paragon, when developer Epic Games sued a gamer over it. The free-to-play MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) title set to be released soon this year didn’t even have a chance to be released when Robin Kreibich of Kostanz, Germany began selling a set of cheats which allowed people to alter the […]

‘Paragon’ Developer Epic Games Announces Retail Edition For The Free-To-Play MOBA, Releases In June

Players can take up arms as the dual wielding Twinblast, jump into a mech suit as the furry Howitzer, or support allies with Muriel in Paragon, the free-to-play MOBA from Epic Games releasing later this year. The third-person hero shooter is currently in paid early access on PC and PlayStation 4, but in June Paragon […]

‘Paragon’ Developers Preview Sevarog, The Soul-Sucking Hero Coming To The MOBA Next Week

Paragon, the multiplayer online battle arena from Epic Games, is currently in early access and progressing quickly. Although the game will be completely free-to-play when the game launches, players wanting to enjoy the third-person shooter now can do so by purchasing a Founder’s Pack. Development of Paragon seems to be coming along nicely considering the […]