There Was A Giant Kaiju Fight In Fortnite Today

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/20/2019
Why were two giant monsters battling each other on the Fortnite map this afternoon? Did Pacific Rim 3 come out and no one else tell us? It’s not a tie-in for any movie or TV series. It was simply a kaiju fight in Fortnite. The two creatures towered over the battlefield and players could not […]

More Gun-Juggling In Fortnite’s New Patch

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/17/2019
What’s in and what’s out, weapon-wise, in Fortnite this week? Patch v9.40 adds one new gun, subtracts another, and unvaults a third. The new gun is the Tactical Shotgun, the fourth shotgun drop currently available in the game. It does more damage than the other shotguns, and has no loss in rate, so as of […]

PUBG Season Four Is Upon Us

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/17/2019
What changes and improvements have PUBG Corp been working on for Season Four of their long-running battle royale hit? Is an overhaul in the works for the game’s original map? Erangel has been going through a remodeling job over the last few months, and the arrival of Season Four will debut the finished product. Expect […]
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Is Ranked Play the Key To Apex Legends Sticking Around?

by Todd Blackon 07/12/2019
What’s the state of Apex Legends right now? How will it survive in the future? First, there was H1Z1, then came PUBG, which launched a slew of other battle royale titles including the current title holder of Fortnite. Soon after that came Apex Legends, which made its own dent in the genre. But, many are […]

Weird Portals Are Appearing In Fortnite

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/04/2019
What are the strange vinelike portals in Fortnite about? They began showing up today in a specific part of the map. These portals look a LOT like the ones you see on the walls in Stranger Things episodes….and by no coincidence, that show just happened to drop its third season at midnight last night. You […]
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Even Tetris Is Getting Into The Whole Battle Royale Thing

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/28/2019
Where can you play a Battle Royale version of Tetris? Currently, only on the Switch…but could that change? Tetris 99 was introduced last year as a free bonus to subscribers of Nintendo’s online service. Players are put on a screen surrounded by 98 other players, and they all send garbage blocks to one another while […]

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Apex Legends Season 2 Launch Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/27/2019
Want to watch a two-minute trailer for Season 2 of Apex Legends? It’s the biggest look yet at what Respawn Entertainment has planned. One day the Legends were out competing and beating the crap out of each other when suddenly, an unknown hacker with a laptop managed to shut down the tower powering the containment […]
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14 Days Of Summer Announced For Fortnite

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/24/2019
We now know what Epic had in mind when they let its workforce off on vacation for two weeks and said we wouldn’t notice. The event they prepared ahead of time, 14 Days of Summer, should keep everyone busy. Starting today and lasting through June 9 (work resumes at Epic July 8), Fortnite players can […]

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Fortnite Is Taking A Break, But You Won’t Notice It

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/21/2019
Where is the Fortnite crew going? Down to the beach to get some sun — ’tis the season, after all. But where does that leave the game? Epic Games has announced a two-week hiatus for their entire staff. The hiatus will begin June 24 and last until July 8. The only real difference between an […]

Flyers From Titanfall Invade Apex Legends

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/19/2019
Why has Apex Legends creators Respawn Entertainment inserted characters from a previous game into their latest hit? What is the meaning of Flyers from Titanfall appearing in Kings Canyon this week? In Titanfall, the Flyers were trouble. If you ran into one, they were immediately hostile and attacked players until they were defeated themselves. Here, […]