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Houseparty Video Chat App Acquired By Epic Games
Houseparty, a popular group video chat app, has been bought by Fortnite developer Epic Games. The former officially confirmed its acquisition today. It’s not surprising that this has happened given that Houseparty has recently introduced some gaming-related features for its platform such as screen sharing and integrated games. The company had also mentioned earliert his year that its app was being used by people to chat with their friends while […]

Epic Destroys Tilted Towers In Fortnite
One of the most popular drop locations in the most popular battle royale title has now been destroyed by the developer. Epic does change Fornite’s environment often but Tilted Towers remained untouched. That has finally changed with a weeks-long in-game event ending in the destruction of Tilted Towers.

Epic Adding HoloLens Support To Unreal Engine
Microsoft unveiled its new HoloLens 2 mixed reality headset today and while this product has never been a bonafide gaming platform, the company is working to lay the foundations for the future. Epic Games has announced today that it’s adding support for the HoloLens platform to its Unreal Engine 4. It’s the underlying technology that powers a long list of flagship games and 3D productivity applications.

Fortnite Is Hosting A Marshmello Concert
Fancy attending a concert of the EDM artist and producer Marshmello? You don’t have to shell out a couple of hundred bucks for a ticket, just head over to the football field in Pleasant Park. If that makes no sense, you need to play Fortnite.


Fortnite Will No Longer Have Blind Loot Boxes In Save The World
Epic is making a significant change for loot boxes in its Save the World PvE mode. The developer has always kept blind loot boxes out of the battle royale mode and it’s now doing the same thing for Save the World as well. Players will be able to see what they’ll get in a loot box prior to spending 50 V-Bucks on it.

New Fortnite Vehicle Release Has Been Delayed
Epic Games teased a new Fortnite vehicle recently which seems to look like a snowboard. The developer has now confirmed that it won’t be releasing this vehicle, called the Driftboard, with the upcoming Fortnite patch. A snowboard-like vehicle seems an appropriate addition to this insanely popular game ahead of the upcoming holiday season.

Fortnite's Cross-Platform Tools Offered To Other Developers For Free
Fortnite battle royale is a massive cross-platform hit. The title is available on a variety of gaming and mobile platforms. The underlying software infrastructure which supports this cross-platform behemoth is quite complex and Epic would be justified in keeping it closed. It’s not doing that, though, as Epic has said that it’s going to offer all of the underlying software and tools to other developers for free.

Epic Games Store To Offer A Free Game Every Two Weeks
Epic recently announced the launch of its own online game store which it says will provide a fairer deal to game developers with 88 percent revenue sharing. To further entice PC gamers to get their games from its online store, Epic has announced that it will be offering a free game every two weeks through the Epic Games Store.

Fortnite Creative Mode Adds A Touch Of Minecraft
Epic Games announced today that the next major mode adds a touch of Minecraft to Fortnite, its most popular game. The Fortnite Creative mode arrives as part of the game’s seventh season and puts an emphasis on building instead of battling. Epic says that the mode provides users with a brand new way to experience Fortnite.

Epic Games Store Will Be Released For Android In 2019
Unreal engine developer Epic Games has revealed that it’s setting up its own online store for selling games. The Epic Games Store will initially be released for titles meant for the PC and Mac but the company has confirmed that the store will be released for Android as well in 2019.

Fortnite Developer Epic Games Is Launching Its Own Steam Rival
Epic Games, best known for developing the battle royale behemoth Fortnite and the Unreal engine, today announced that it’s launching its own online game store. Many are viewing this as a Steam rival which Epic Games says will be fairer to developers. It’s apparently going to be offering 88 percent revenue share.

Fortnite Boasts 200 Million Players
To say that Fortnite is a popular game would be a massive understatement. The title has become an absolute phenomenon, taking on a life of its own. So it’s certainly not surprising to see that it has achieved another major milestone. Fortnite now boasts more than 200 million players across the globe. This is a massive achievement when you compare this figure to what it was back in March this […]

Fortnite 'Winter Royale' Is A $1 Million Tournament Open To All Players
The next major tournament series for Fornite isn’t going to be limited to professional players. “Winter Royale” is the next major competition for this popular title with a prize pool of $1 million. The best part is that any and all players can compete for a chance to win cash prizes.

Fortnite Save The World Free-To-Play Launch Delayed To 2019
The free-to-play launch of Save the World, Fortnite’s FvE mode, is not going to happen this year despite expectations. The developer Epic Games has confirmed that this mode’s free-to-play launch will now take place in 2019. It says that the need for “features, reworks, and backend system scaling” has compelled it to delay the launch to next year.