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Apex Legends: The Legendary Hunt Begins With Patch 1.2

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/05/2019
Apex Legends’ latest event, The Legendary Hunt, has begun and with it comes a new patch to apply. What can you now do? You can participate in Apex’ first-ever weekly challenges. Meet the following qualifications and you’ll gain some goodies: Legendary Hunt Badge (Tracks your Longest top 5 streak in the Elite Queue) — Finish […]

Say Hello To This Little Friend: Burst SMG

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/29/2019
Fortnite has received a light update this week — the only notable change is the arrival of a new gun. But given past patterns, has its appearance resulted in the vaulting of an old gun? The latest weapon is the Burst SMG. Similar to other SMGs in the game, it uses Light Ammo and fires […]

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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 […]
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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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Apex Legends Patch Accidentally Wipes Players’ Progress

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/03/2019
How do you know you’re having a bad day? When your big Apex Legends update patch, despite being throughly tested, inexplicably erases all the progress on some players’ accounts. What exactly happened there? Respawn Entertainment uploaded a small patch this morning, Version 1.1, to the community. Immediately some players reported that there was no record […]
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Ouch Ouch…The Floor Is Lava In Fortnite Now

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/27/2019
Who here used to pretend the floor is lava? When the newly announced Patch x8.20 appears in Fortnite, you’ll be able to relive those childhood fantasies onscreen. “Floor Is Lava” is a new mode about to erupt into the game. A few minutes into each Floor is Lava match, molten rock will begin to flow […]

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NFL Skins Return To Fortnite

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/29/2019
Last year Epic Games celebrated the Super Bowl with special NFL team uniform skins. Do they plan to do the same this year? You called it….the skins are back. When are they available? Starting February 1 at 7 PM, Fortnite players can once again purchase the outfit of their favorite team and wear it around. […]
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Watch Out For Snowmen In Fortnite This Week

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/23/2019
When you parachute onto the tropical island this week, you might notice something that shouldn’t be possible in the climate: snowmen. Why are there snowmen populating Fortnite, and what are their plans? When the Sneaky Snowman feature is activated, hitting Secondary Fire will encase you in a snowman disguise. Won’t you kind of stick out? […]

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Fortnite Gains Instant Stadiums And Forts

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/18/2018
What’s the latest limited-time item you can find in Fortnite? It’s the Port-A-Fortress. What else is new in Epic Games’ latest patch? The Port-A-Fortress is a rare item drop (because it’d break the game otherwise) but if you can stumble across it, you can instantly generate an imposing defensive fortress when you need it. It’s […]

Fortnite Patch 5.40 Introduces Getaway Mode

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/06/2018
Epic Games introduced Patch 5.40 to all versions of Fortnite today…what’s different? What is the newest game mode and why is it so cool? The biggest thing this patch does is add Getaway Mode to the game — part of the High Stakes event, and the most interesting thing gameplay-wise to happen to Fortnite in […]