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Fortnite Shows Up in E3 with a Charity Competition Featuring Celebrities

Perhaps the biggest viewership to date, Fortnite lit up on Twitch with more than 1 million viewers tuning in to the first ever Fortnite Pro-Am competition with $3M at stake to give to charity. The players are separated into duos, making this an exciting matchup of unlikely partners battling each other for a chance to donate to their desired charity and for bragging rights.

June 12 was a day of triumph for Epic Games’ massively successful Battle Royale game, Fortnite. Continue reading “Fortnite Shows Up in E3 with a Charity Competition Featuring Celebrities”

PUBG is Suing Fortnite for Copyright Infringement

It finally happened. Korean game company PUBG Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, if there are any clear copies based on the former. The lawsuit was filed as early as January according to a PUBG Corp. representative, as stated in Korea Times.

Ever since the release of Fortnite Battle Royale, PUBG Corp. did show much concern over their competition that would overshadow them in every way possible in the next months leading to the current year of 2018. “We are concerned that Fortnite may be replicating the experience for which PUBG is known,” said PUBG Corp. in a statement back in September 2017. Those “concerns” include the UI, similar gameplay, rules and objectives of the game as well as the overall familiar structure between PUBG and Fortnite. Continue reading “PUBG is Suing Fortnite for Copyright Infringement”

Fortnite Infinity War: The Aftermath

On May 8 2018, Fortnite tweeted an unexpected announcement:

What a better way to even gather up more people into playing the game than by partnering up with the biggest superhero movie of the year, Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. Continue reading “Fortnite Infinity War: The Aftermath”

Fortnite Season 4 is Here & Players are Excited

Epic Games has finally released the 4th season of the worldwide battle royale multiplayer smash hit, Fortnite, and it has a lot of stuff for the fans. The latest Battle Pass will include new items, new dances, new menu, new skins, new areas to explore and new elevations in the map tailored to change the way players have gone through for the past 3 seasons. And yes, finally, the meteor has landed and left a large crater by the middle of the map. Sorry folks, Tilted Towers isn’t going anywhere… at least for now.

Oh and, not to mention, you can finally spray on walls now. Save the World is also getting a ton of new features including new heroes and a new loot system. Let’s go over with the latest features: Continue reading “Fortnite Season 4 is Here & Players are Excited”

How Long Will Fortnite Dominate Twitch?

This is a question many have been asking. Fortnite, is without a doubt, the most active and engaging community of gamers on a daily basis, covering up a third of PC gamers, according to Newszoo.

That’s a lot of players considering that the battle royale version of it only came during the 3rd quarter of 2017, rapidly growing fast and surpassing the likes of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and League of Legends. The world is so crazy about it, that multiplayer suddenly became a mainstream culture, especially after that one day when Tyler “Ninja” Blevins had Drake as his duo partner. With Drake’s international fame, his influence brought up the world about some survival game called “Fortnite”; One tweet that made everyone aware, including non-gamers and his pals about the competitive battle royale. Continue reading “How Long Will Fortnite Dominate Twitch?”

Whatever Happened to Fortnite: Save the World?

Fortnite. Fortnite. Fortnite. Everyone is all about the Fortnite hype for the last 5 months every since Epic Games transitioned to battle royale from their original plan, Fortnite: Save The World – a 4-player co-op PvE that implements the survival-builder elements like Minecraft and Rust, with the horde mode that comes in waves, which we have seen in similar games such as Gears of War and Call of Duty Zombies. Continue reading “Whatever Happened to Fortnite: Save the World?”

Logan Paul Gets a Taste of the Twitch Community’s Wrath

“HEY WHAT’S UP LOGANG?!” shouted the man himself who hosted a Twitch channel named LoganPaulWasTaken. On April 8, 2018, the controversial Logan Paul live streamed the second time around after the week before it. The enthusiastic 23-year old could not wait for a session of gaming’s biggest active community, Fortnite. Continue reading “Logan Paul Gets a Taste of the Twitch Community’s Wrath”

Ninja Becomes the Angel of Death, Spits Hot Fire with His Own Rap

On April 4, 2018, the global sensation battle royale game, Fortnite, has released new updates for v3.4, on top of their already refreshing patch that included Easter skins and weapons: the vending machines, a First Shot Accuracy system for bullet-type weapons, and the Raven skin set.

On April 5, 2018, Top Twitch star Tyler “Ninja” Blevins gave his audience a good taste of the latest patch. “This outfit is sick, dude” he uttered after purchasing it for 2000 v-bucks. With him is another great Fortnite player, Hysteria, to play duo matches for the whole stream, who also bought the Raven skin set. Now Ninja has a mate to reap the island off of plebs and tryhards. Continue reading “Ninja Becomes the Angel of Death, Spits Hot Fire with His Own Rap”