Teachers Are Blaming Fortnite For Increased Violence In Schools

Violence in video games has always been a somewhat controversial topic as there have been debates going back and forth as to whether or not it contributes to real-life violence. More recently it seems that some teachers are starting to blame Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale for the increased violence that they are seeing in schools.


Epic To Pause Fortnite Updates Ahead Of Tournaments

If you’re a casual gamer, sometimes when balancing patches are released for games, you might not feel the differences too much. Usually this affects professional/competitive gamers more who care about min-maxing their stats and characters because even the slightest change can affect your gameplay.


Report Claims That Fortnite’s V-Bucks Are Being Used To Launder Money

Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale is making the company a ton of money, despite it being a free game. This revenue is generated by selling in-app purchases such as costumes. However it seems that a chunk of this change could actually be used by criminals to help launder their money.


Epic Sued Again Over A Fortnite Battle Royale Dance

One of the things that makes Epic’s Fortnite so relatable to the current generation is that it features and uses dance moves that are popular. However it seems that more than a few celebrities who helped popularize those dance moves aren’t too thrilled with Epic using them without their permission.


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Ubisoft’s Latest Game Will Be Skipping Steam In Favor Of Epic Games Store

These days whenever games are launched on PC, it’s almost always guaranteed that you will be able to find it on Steam. This is because Steam has established themselves as the platform for distributing PC games, thanks to features like a friends list, the ability to read reviews and give reviews all in one place, gifting, and so on.


Epic’s Profit From Fortnite Is More Than What Some Countries Made

Every now and then we come across a game that for some reason has the ability to generate a truckload of cash. Back in the day we had titles like Angry Birds, then there was that cult indie hit Flappy Bird, then there was Candy Crush, and in recent times, Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale is taking the cake.


Epic Insists Their Game Store Will Not And Do Not Share User Data

As some of you might have heard by now, Epic has recently chosen to launch its own storefront where it will play host to their own games as well as games belonging to other developers. We imagine that the company is probably trying to take on the likes of Valve’s Steam platform, which at the moment is more or less the de facto store for PC gaming.


This Is Why The iPhone X Can’t Run Fortnite At 60 FPS

Last month in an update to Fortnite Battle Royale on iOS devices, Epic made it so that the game would run at a buttery smooth 60 FPS. However this only applied to Apple’s latest iPhones, the iPhone XR, the iPhone XS, and the iPhone XS Max. So what about the previous year’s iPhone, like the iPhone X?


Official Fortnite Merch Store Has Been Launched

Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale has certainly blown up to very epic proportions in terms of popularity and how it fits into pop culture today. So much so that we can’t say we’re surprised that Epic is trying to milk the hell out of it as the company has since launched the official Fortnite merch store.


Fortnite Now Supports Snapdragon 670, 710 Android Devices

When Epic first launched Fortnite Battle Royale for Android, the system requirements needed for the game was somewhat strict and was pretty much limited to handsets powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chipset or later. However if you have a mid-range Android phone, not to worry as Fortnite will now support more devices.


Another Celebrity Sues Epic Over Fortnite Dance

When Fortnite’s dances were revealed, there were many who pointed out how a lot of them looked like familiar dance moves, moves that had gone viral. However in the past month, it seems that some of the creators of those dances weren’t too happy that Epic was profiting off them.


Baidu Harnesses Unity Engine To Tests Its Self-Driving Cars

Unity is the video game engine that many gamers might have seen and played, even if they might not necessarily know its name. It is the engine that powers games such as Cuphead, Monument Valley 2, and Hearthstone, just to name a few, and now it looks like Baidu has taken the engine and is using it to test their self-driving cars.


Alfonso Ribeiro Sues Epic For Allegedly Stealing His Dance For Fortnite

Epic had the right idea when they introduced dance moves to Fortnite Battle Royale, and it was also a pretty good idea to use contemporary dance moves, especially with some of these moves having gone viral in the past. Unfortunately it seems that Epic’s decision to use these moves came without permission from their creators.


Epic Shuts Down Fortnite Leakster FNBRLeaks

Leaks can sometimes be seen as good or bad. It can be good because it allows companies to get an idea of what consumers are feeling/saying without officially confirming anything, so changes can still be made. It can also be bad because sometimes leaks paint an incomplete picture or ruins the surprise.