For the last couple weeks, cube monsters have been rampaging through Fortnite matches (don’t call them zombies or you’ll hurt Epic Games’ feelings). But on Sunday, they, along with their namesake, disappeared from the game. It was beautiful, but I was sad. Cube monsters have been my favorite thing to happen to the…
Another day, another Fortnite patch. The one that went live this morning is V6.20, notable for introducing the game’s Halloween event, Fortnitemares. Unfortunately, players began experiencing problems, including long matchmaking times, as soon as they started trying to play. Within a few hours the event had already…
Epic Games have announced a new “Support-A-Creator” event that begins October 8 and runs through the end of the year that allows creators to earn real-world currency when their supporters spend V-bucks, Fortnite’s in-game currency.
Fortnite players noticed something unusual about the new Calamity skin in the season six update: her breasts have an undeniable jiggle when she performs the “Jubilation” emote. According to Epic, that was unintentional and a fix is on the way.
In a post on the Fortnite subreddit and Twitter today, Epic announced that it’s working to let players unlink their accounts from a particular console and, in the near future, ultimately be able to merge them so their progress carries over no matter where they play the game.
Last month, the giant rift in Fortnite’s sky closed and spat out a giant alien cube that’s stomping around the map. Players are eagerly tracking each new move, wondering what will happen when it finally stops. The cube’s latest route took it through Tilted Towers, where it destroyed what might just be Fortnite’s…
This is Shareware Heroes, a new book that has behind the scenes tales from studios like id, Epic and Apogee as they blazed a free-to-try trail across the PC market in the 80s and 90s.
Earlier today, Epic released a new content update for Fortnite that, among other things, vaulted the game’s overpowered drum gun. Something else went missing though, at least for Switch players: the ability to use the system’s video capture while playing the game.
Fortnite’s newest limited-time mode, Getaway, feels a bit like a mini-crash course in everything you need to know if you want to win in the main battle royale. The capture the flag-esque mode is full of dangerous drops and surprising turns of fortune. Matches are short but packed with new surprises. If you wanted…
Last week, the giant rift in Fortnite’s sky started spewing lightning until it finally dropped a glowing alien cube on the map. The cube has started moving and changing the landscape, encouraging players to sleuth out where it’s ultimately headed and what will happen when it gets there.
I have yet to make it through the entire three minute fan movie currently playing on loop in the northeastern part of Fortnite’s map without getting shot in the back, but that’s part of the fun. The game’s V5.30 patch hit earlier today, bringing new items and modes, as well as a working projector to Risky Reels, the…
I have avoided the depths of distraction that ensnare millions of people who download Fortnite. I don’t play much. But I do get the emails telling me people are trying to hack my account and have finally done something about it.
Tokio, one of Japan’s most famous boy bands, experienced a shakeup this past spring when member Tatsuya Yamaguchi was kicked out of the group, turning the five-member group into a foursome.
The latest Fortnite update, patch v5.21, went live this morning adding a new limited time mode called Soaring 50s, the Heavy Sniper Rifle discovered previously by data miners, and a sniper only mode. Soaring 50s is the usual 50 vs. 50 mode but with the ability to re-deploy gliders.
The last major gaming platform without Fortnite: Battle Royale will get an invite-only beta version of the ultra-popular multiplayer shooter starting today. It’s just not coming to every Android user yet.
Fortnite streamer Reverse2k won big in last night’s Summer Skirmish, a weekly tournament that Epic is running all summer, but the real prize was an emotional call from a dad.
Epic Games has confirmed that when Fortnite Battle Royale releases on Android phones it won’t be sold through the Google Play store. In an email to The Verge, CEO Tim Sweeney said this was in part to avoid the 30% cut Google takes on in-app purchases for games sold through its storefront.