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Fortnite Brings Back Popular LTMS With ‘The 14 Days of Fortnite’

14 Days of Fortnite Epic Games will be rotating classic, brand new and fan favorite Limited Time Modes in both the individual and team varieties every 48 and 24 hours respectively from December 19th until Jan 1st. We don’t exactly know what modes will return but honestly I’m hoping for Team Terror, Squad Terror and Gliding 50s returning during this event. The “terror” series of LTMS was honestly the most fun I had in the game during...

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Fortnite Version 6.1 Brings New Two Person Vehicle, BR Tournaments and Beta STW Improvements

The latest version update for Fortnite is here and with it comes a whole pile of new content for both Save The World and Battle Royale players alike. With this patch a brand new major features rolls out for Battle Royale fans – official tournament support. It looks like Epic Games will be holding officially sanctioned tournaments for players within set dates / time-frames. Over on the Player Versus Emvironment the long awaited return of a spooky...

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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 way to ensure that as much destruction as possible is going to occur? Apparently the answer to that question is give squads of players a single objective.  Doing The Crime, In The Shortest Amount of Time Fortnite:...

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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 from Friday the 31st of August until Monday September 3rd. Attendees with a Penny Arcade Expo badge will be able to register for the first three days open qualifier rounds in-person. Each day will feature three open...

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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 into the real world. With vortexes appearing the sky, large burger mascots now living in the desert and rocket launches going awry it can be hard to keep track of it all. Here is a brief, chronological...

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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 never stops with Fortnite on Nintendo Switch, where players can build and battle together anytime, anywhere. Team up online with friends in the same room or around the world. Weekly updates and new gameplay modes will keep...

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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 with the game and, in what is probably the most honest / direct statement I’ve seen from a AAA developer in a long time, admitted that their vision for Paragon wasn’t sustainable. Despite their best effort the Paragon...

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Microtransactions Outpacing Game Sales Sets a Worrying Precedent

You might have already heard the news yesterday: Ubisoft mentioned on their Investor’s Call that “Player Recurring Investments” (read: microtransactions) have outpaced the sale of full price and discounted digital copies of their games for the first time ever. In terms of raw numbers of the 343 million euros the company made from their digital businesses 175 million Euros were the result of “Player Recurrent Investments” (which include microtransactions, add-on DLCs, Rainbow Six Siege Season Passes, subscriptions and those sorts of things). The...

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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 spending countless hours playing the “Survive The Storm” Player Vs Environment mode on two different platforms I’m ready to give my detailed impressions of Fortnite’s PVE experience as it currently exists. Early Access Disclaimer:  A copy of...

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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 who prefer to Save The World.  New additions to Battle Royale include a brand new baseline item called the “Slurp Juice” which is a 25-second heal over time which will heal 1 health and 1 shield per second and...

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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 last person standing before a toxic cloud or plague wipes them from the face of this earth. It is a successful formula and can lead to moments of tensions almost unrivaled from other action sub-genres.  Epic Game’s...

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