Epic To Add More Audio Cues To ‘Fortnite’

One of the main reasons why gaming headsets differ from regular headphones is that while headphones tend to focus primarily on sound quality, gaming headsets tend to focus on features like microphones that can transmit audio clearly, and also drivers that can help deliver spatial audio, meaning that gamers can pinpoint where their enemies are when they are closeby.


45-Year Old Arrested For Threatening An 11-Year Old In Fortnite

Online video games sometimes seem to bring out the worst in people, where gamers end up saying things to each other that no one in their right mind would in real-life and face to face. Unfortunately for a certain 45-year old Michael Aliperti, he might have taken things too far when he threatened to kill an 11-year old kid while playing Fortnite.


Fortnite Addiction Cited Multiple Times In Divorce Cases

Gaming addiction is a real thing and in the past we have heard horror stories of how parents have neglected babies by ignoring their cries, or forgetting to feed them, or how people have ended up spending back to back days playing games only to die from it after. This is also why it doesn’t come as a surprise that games can come between relationships.


Epic Disables Video Capture For Fortnite On The Nintendo Switch

It is no secret that the Nintendo Switch isn’t the most powerful modern day console around at the moment, especially in this day and age where we’re seeing companies like Sony and Microsoft tout their console’s ability to play games in 4K. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that Epic has disabled one of Fortnite’s features for the Switch.


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Hasbro Announces Plans For Fortnite Nerf Blasters

Hasbro’s Nerf blasters are fun as toys, even for grown ups, and they know it. The company has worked with Blizzard to release Overwatch-themed Nerf blasters and now it looks like Hasbro will be capitalizing on yet another popular video game: Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale in which we can expect to see Fortnite themed Nerf blasters.


Fortnite Now Has Its Own Monopoly Board

Monopoly used to be a game in which it was based on several countries, where each board piece would represent certain streets or areas in that particular country. However over the years and thanks to various collaborations, we’ve seen how Hasbro has worked with developers and publishers to create special versions of the Monopoly board.


Sony Boss Claims PS4 Is The ‘Best Place’ To Play Fortnite On

Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale supports cross-play functionality where gamers can play it across a multitude of devices, save for the PS4. Sony has famously refused to enable cross-play support in the past and Fortnite is no different where gamers on the PS4 can’t play with those on the Xbox One or Nintendo Switch (it does support PC and mobile).


Security Flaw Discovered In Fortnite’s Android Installer

Epic’s decision to launch Fortnite for Android outside of Google Play was an interesting one. It was obvious that the company was trying to avoid paying Google a cut of in-app purchases that were made within the game, but this raised some eyebrows as there were some who questioned the decision, namely due to security reasons.


Epic Encouraging Fortnite Gamers To Enable Two-Factor Authentication

We are seeing a lot of hacks take place in recent years, the existing method for protecting our accounts using a username and password is simply not enough. This is why methods like two-factor authentication have gained popularity, and also physical USB keys which helps authenticate users on a computer.


Epic Denies That Fortnite Is Coming To The Apple TV

Earlier today it was discovered due to references found in Apple’s tvOS platform, Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale could be headed onto the Apple TV. This was exciting news as it would essentially let Apple TV owners enjoy the game on the big screen, assuming they did not own any gaming console.


Google Will Lose Out On $50 Million From Fortnite Bypassing The Play Store

As some of you might know, Google takes a cut from apps and in-app purchases sold via the Google Play Store. This was also one of the reasons why Epic decided to bypass the Play Store with Fortnite Battle Royale because considering how much the game is reported to be making on iOS, it means that Epic would have to pay Google just as much, if not more.


Google Acknowledges Epic’s ‘Fortnite’ Isn’t On The Play Store

Epic had previously confirmed that Fortnite Battle Royale for Android would not be launched on the Google Play Store, and would instead be made available via other means. Google has typically encouraged users to download apps through the Play Store for security purposes, although the company has remained oddly silent about this, at least until now.


Samsung Users Will Get Advanced Access To Fortnite’s Android Beta

We have been hearing rumors for a while that Epic’s Fortnite for Android could be launched as a temporary exclusive for Samsung devices. It turns out that is partially correct because in an announcement by Samsung, it seems that Galaxy users can now get their hands on the beta version of the game ahead of everyone else.


Epic To Start Matchmaking ‘Fortnite’ Keyboard & Mouse Players Together

Due to the fact that consoles these days support mouse and keyboard input, it has changed the way some players approach certain games, such as shooters where some console players are starting to use keyboard and mouse combos instead of the gamepad. There are some developers who object to this claiming that it isn’t fair for other console players, and this is something that Epic seems to agree with as […]