Fortnite V9.10 Patch Notes

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/24/2019
This week Fortnite upgraded to Version 9.10 — the biggest change this update brought with it was Hot Spots. Look on your map every match for locations in gold text…you’ll find Loot Carriers there, and lots of ’em (twelve to sixteen depending on the location’s size). At least one Hot Spot will occur in every […]

Fortnite Has…..Air Jordans?

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/22/2019
Why have Air Jordans and other associated gear appeared in Fortnite this week? Did Bugs Bunny take a wrong toin at Albuquerque and leave this stuff there? The new Hang Time Bundle, as it’s officially called, adds two outfits called Grind and Clutch respectively that deck your character out in red and black, with matching […]

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John Wick Joins Fortnite

by Todd Blackon 05/17/2019
Is it true about John Wick in Fortnite? How will that work? Lionsgate and Epic Games have collaborated on a John Wick in-game event for Fortnite that launched today. The event includes a unique Wick’s Bounty LTM (Limited Time Mode) and free John Wick Challenges so players can earn free rewards, including Gold Coin Back Bling, […]
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Yes, That’s John Wick In Fortnite

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/17/2019
After Marvel started putting tie-ins for their latest films in Fortnite, other movie studios started saying “hey, where’s MY promotional gimmick?” Now you can become John Wick in Fortnite, just in time for the completion of his trilogy (ha ha, just kidding, we’ll get up to John Wick 9 before this all ends). Just play […]

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Fortnite Season 9 Begins

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/09/2019
What have we gained from Fortnite Season 9, and what have we lost? We gained a lot of new buildings and structures, but at the cost of several others….and, strangely, the Pump Shotgun. Yup, it’s gone. The most interesting — and useful — addition to the map is the Slipstream, a circle of wind that […]

China’s Censored Take On PUBG Is Truly Bizarre

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/09/2019
Why can you no longer legally play PUBG in China? The battle royale game was a massive success in the country, becoming as culturally huge there as Fortnite is here. Why has it been removed from sale? Because the Chinese government reviewed the game and found its content unacceptable. Violent games are forbidden in China […]

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RIP Tilted Towers, Cause Of Death: Volcano

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/06/2019
We’re dealing with a lot of grief in the entertainment world this month. Why did (SPOILER) have to die in Avengers Endgame and why did (SPOILER) have to die on Game of Thrones? And how come (SPOILER) got wrecked by a volcano in Fortnite? Oh, right, we already spoiled that one in the title. It’s […]
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DLC Outline for World War Z Released

by Todd Blackon 05/05/2019
What’s next for the World War Z game? What ar the DLC’s going to be like?  Saber Interactive, in partnership with Focus Home Interactive, has announced the first phase in its post-launch content roadmap for World War Z, the action-packed co-op shooter inspired by Paramount Pictures’ blockbuster film. After celebrating more than 1 million units sold […]

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Thanos Is Back In Fortnite Endgame

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/25/2019
The Avengers tie-in teased by Epic earlier this week — Fortnite Endgame — is now live, and as everyone anticipated, it means the return of Thanos. But he’s not alone this time. The new mode works a bit differently than the original Thanos Mode…you have more than just a big purple guy to worry about. […]
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New Report Exposes Brutal Working Conditions At Epic

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/23/2019
Everyone knows by now the treatment of workers at AAA game studios is appalling, but if you thought the programmers of a free-to-play, game-as-a-service product have it somewhat easier, think again. A new expose from Polygon paints a typical picture of seven-day-a-week, mega-overtime crunch sessions, only because Fortnite is never truly completed, the crunch never […]