There are various ways gamers can improve themselves in the games they play. It could be hardware where having a more responsive keyboard or mouse can help, better audio, a faster computer, and so on. Frame rates have also been found to help improve your gaming experience, and soon OnePlus 8 owners might have an advantage.
One of the upsides to buying a product from a physical store is that if you wanted to return, exchange, or refund it, you can just go back to the shop and assuming you meet all the requirements, it can be done in a matter of minutes. Refunding a digital purchase, however, can result in waiting times.
Looking for a way to pass some time during the lockdown? If you are, then the folks at Rockstar and Epic Games have a treat for you. This is because Epic has announced that Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V will now be available as a free download from the Epic Games Store, so you’ll want to move quickly if you want to get your hands on it.
These days, our video games are starting to look more realistic than ever, thanks to the advancements made in technology that has allowed game developers to push the envelope further. Now in a demo video shared on YouTube by the folks at Epic Games, they have shown off what Unreal Engine 5 looks like while running on Sony’s PS5.
Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale is a game that has managed to capture the world by storm, but it is not without its fair share of criticisms and controversies. One of those includes a controller settings in the game in which it basically allows users to have aim assist, thus making it easier for users to aim at their enemies without having to try too hard.
When Hideo Kojima left Konami and formed Kojima Productions, many were curious as to what the game designer’s first game would be. It was later revealed to be a game of epic proportions in the form of Death Stranding, which has since been released for consoles. For PC gamers who wanted to check out the game, you’re in luck.
One of the things that many gamers try to achieve when building their own PC is achieving a frames per second (FPS) of at least 60 FPS when playing at the highest settings possible. This is because 60 FPS offers a much smoother gameplay compared to 30 FPS, which is still very much playable, but not quite as smooth.
When Epic launched Fortnite for Android, the company made a somewhat controversial move where they decided to bypass the Google Play Store. Instead, the company chose to launch the game through its own website where users had to download the game and sideload it, which some expressed concern over due to possibility of malware.
Competitive online games can be rather stressful, especially if you’re new to the game and have no idea what you’re doing. This can result in players quitting and giving up before they’ve really had a chance to play the game properly. To help ease newbies into Fortnite, Epic has recently announced that they will be introducing bots to the game.
Back in the earlier days of computer games, the narrative would be that playing sports was “cool” while video games were seen as something that was nerdy and had no future. However, fast forward to today, and that narrative has changed massively. Take Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf, a 16-year old teen who took home a cool $3 million and the title in the first ever Fortnite World Cup championship.
Going to the hospital for treatment can be an expensive process, especially if it is for a serious illness such as cancer. Insurance can only cover so much, which is why a young boy who goes by the Twitch handle zylTV has decided to take up a career in video game streaming in hopes that he can raise enough money to help pay for his dad’s medical bills.
Fortnite is one of the most popular games at the moment and it is a huge money maker for Epic. However, it seems that had one former Epic director had his way, Fortnite would have been cancelled and it would never have been made a reality. This is according to an interview with Game Informer where former Epic director Rod Fergusson talked about his time at the company.
Recently it was revealed that Epic would be acquiring Psyonix Games, which in the process also means that the company would own games like Rocket League. In the post on the Rocket League website, Epic announced that they would eventually be bringing Rocket League over to the Epic Games store and kind of left it at that.
The rivalry between Xbox and PlayStation gamers is nothing new, but it seems that Epic could actually be actively encouraging it. In the latest update to the game that bumps it up to version 8.10 (via Engadget), the game will now automatically group Xbox One and PS4 gamers together where they will then battle against each other.