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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]
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Fortnite Is Crossing Over With Avengers Again

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/22/2019
What do we have coming out at the end of this week? Correct, you already know, because you have an Internet connection. Avengers Endgame is a movie that needs no promotion, but it’s getting some anyway. When could the world’s greatest super-team be spreading their brand across Fortnite? Epic has begun to drop hints that […]

Fortnite World Cup Creative Competitions

Announcing The Fortnite World Cup Creative Competitions

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/19/2019
Hey, you! Yeah, the one I’m pointing at! How good are you at Fortnite’s Creative Mode? How’d you like to put those skills to the test, and potentially win big cash? Epic Games has announced the first ever Fortnite World Cup Creative Competitions. Every two weeks, Epic will announce a new challenge for Creative Mode […]
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Fortnite Affecting Gamers’ Buying Habits….For Good And Bad

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/08/2019
How are Fortnite and similar battle royale titles changing the consumer market?¬† Not just in the number of ripoffs, but in ways you might not think about…like buying preferences? Yahoo Finance reports that a recent survey of 8,000 game-playing teens was conducted by Piper Jaffray. One of the questions they were seeking an answer for […]