Tag: Epic Games Archives | Broken Joysticks

Sep
06

Fortnite: BR’s New ‘The Getaway’ LTM – Less Like a Heist, More Like Pure Chaos

For a battle royale game that regularly has modes that cranks up the ‘ridiculous meter’ to 11 with situations where players can soar through the sky with ease or use nothing but explosives and jetpacks   – what’s the easiest […]

Aug
22

Epic Continues Fortnite Tournament Series With Open Event At PAX West Next Weekend

Thought officially sanctioned tournaments for Fortnite Battle Royale were just invite events for well known streamers and top level players? Epic Games will be holding an open registration tournament for Battle Royale at the Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle, Washington […]

Jul
09

Fortnite Alternate Reality Game Grips Community Days Before Season 5 Begins

Fortnite’s Battle Royal community is buzzing with anticipation for the beginning of the game’s fifth season – all of this excitement has so far been capped off with an alternate reality game (ARG) that has seen recognizable in-game items leap […]

Jun
15

Sony Praises Itself While Dodging The Switch Fortnite Lock-Out Issue

One of the biggest pieces of news that came out of Nintendo’s E3 presentation wasn’t the news that every Smash Bros character ever was returning or that an awesome mech game that opened the show developed by former Amored Core […]

Jun
12

E3 2018: Fortnite fights onto Nintendo Switch today

Nintendo announced today that Fortnite, the Battle Royale phenomenon from Epic Games, is available for Nintendo Switch starting today. Players can download it for free from the Nintendo eShop, then test their mettle in thrilling crucibles of combat. The action […]

Jan
27

Epic Games’ Paragon To Cease Operations on April 26, Refunds Available For All Players

Visually stunning, action focused M.O.B.A Paragon will cease operations on April 26th developer Epic Games announced in a statement to the remaining players within the Paragon Community yesterday.   The Paragon Team thanked all of the players who have stuck […]

Oct
30

Fortnite (PVE) | Early Access Review

First marketed as a unique crossover between Minecraft’s base building & resource collection and Gears of War’s Horde Mode, Fortnite has been in the news recently for the success (and controversy) of its Free 2 Play Battle Royale mode. After […]

Oct
26

Fortnite Adds Battle Royale Cosmetics, Haunted Castle & More In Halloween Update

Epic Game’s Fortnite isn’t one to be left out on the Holiday festivities. With just 5 days to go until All Hollow’s Eve, this large & spooky update is ready to scare up some fun for both Battle Royale players and those of us […]

Oct
12

Fortnite Patch 1.7.1 Is Now Live

Epic Games has released a brand new patch for both Fortnite – Save The World and Fortnite – Battle Royale modes that bring the game up to version 1.7.1. Important additions in this patch include the Battle Eye anti-cheat system for PVP, player statistics for Battle […]

Sep
12

100 Person Elimination Added To Fornite In Upcoming Battle Royale Update

The battle royale formula should be pretty familiar to anyone who has watched/played popular games like Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, H1Z1 or even the most recent Grand Theft Auto V online expansion. 100 players parachute down onto a small section of the map and must scavenge for supplies and be the […]

Jan
25

Unreal Tournament’s January 2017 Patch Is Here

The Unreal Tournament franchise might not have the staying power it once had – dominating the team based arena combat genre alongside Quake Tournament III in the early 00s but a dedication group of fans & a small time of […]

May
05

GRIM.EXE Infects Epic Games’ Paragon

The latest hero to enter the combat arena in Paragon is GRIM.EXE a fully functional battle robot that comes with his own infomercial. Using an unlimited energy source that powers a large pulse canon GRIM.EXE is able to unleash devastating […]

Mar
03

Paragon Early Access Founders Pass & Beta Weekends Detailed

Epic Games sent out an email blast to everyone who has signed up for the Paragon open beta this afternoon informing them that an early access Founders Pack is now available. If you don’t want to put down the $19.99 […]

Jan
25

Epic Opens Up Paragon Closed Beta Sign Ups

Epic Games has opened up beta registration for their upcoming third person MOBA title Paragon. The actual beta sign-up process is rather simple: if you have an EPIC account simply login to their site or create a new login on […]

Jan
27

Microsoft Acquires Gears of War Rights From Epic Games

Gears of War is unanimously one of the flagship titles for any of Microsoft’s consoles. To date, the franchise combined has sold over twenty-two million copies – grossing in just over $1 Billion dollars. With this acquisition, Microsoft hopes to […]