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The best current and upcoming games on the Epic Games Store

Just as the launcher you put up with to play Half-Life 2 became Steam, the window you open to boot up Fortnite is becoming far more – a bona fide PC games shop to rival Valve’s long-undisputed storefront. The Epic Games Store has money and momentum behind it, and it’s not going anywhere. It can’t yet match Steam’s catalogue,...

Apex Legends broke Fortnite’s run as the most-watched game on Twitch last month

Fortnite was just one month shy of a year as the most-watched game on Twitch.After an 11 straight months as the most-watched game on Twitch, Fortnite missed out on a full year dominating the platform thanks to Apex Legends’ release last month, which saw Respawn’s battle royale offering take the title of most-watched game on Twitch in February. GitHyp...

Fortnite emote lawsuit dropped by 2 Milly, Alfonso Ribeiro, others

The lawsuits against Epic Games over the use of emotes in Fortnite have been dropped.Lawfirm Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP, which represented 2 Milly, actor Alfonso Ribeiro, Orange Shirt Kid, and Backpack Kid over Fortnite emotes has dropped the case. The lawsuits were dropped due to a United States Supreme Court ruling earlier this week. The SCOTUS ruled...

‘Fresh Prince’ actor dismisses his Fortnite dance lawsuit

Fresh Prince star Alfonso Ribeiro has dropped his lawsuit against Fortnite creator Epic Games for using his “Carlton” dance as an emote in the popular game without his permission. According to documents filed in LA court, Ribeiro voluntarily dismissed the suit. He had already dropped a suit against Take-Two Interactive similarly related to his dance. Last month, Ribeiro was denied...

Fortnite Season 8 Week 2 challenges: Here’s how to earn your extra XP and Battle Stars

This week’s Fortnite challenges leaked like water through the hull of a rotten pirate ship, so we had an idea of what they would be, but now it’s official. The launch of season 8 has seen a number of nautical-themed and volcanic changes to Fortnite, but one thing remains constant – seven weekly challenges that earn eager players extra...

Fortnite Gauntlet: What is Bus Fare?

The Fortnite Gauntlet is now live, giving you a chance to compete against the very best Fortnite players in the world. For the most part, it’s just like the Fortnite you know and love, but we’re here to explain some of more intricate elements, including scoring and Bus Fare. You can play the Gauntlet Test Event Solo, or in Duos...

Fortnite: Visit the furthest North, South, East, and West points of the island

As important to a pirate’s arsenal as a cutlass, peg-leg, or squawking parrot, the trusty compass has been a staple of nautical navigation and orienteering for more than 2000 years. This week in Fortnite, one of the leaked challenges helps you to learn your compass points by visiting the furthest north, south, east, and west points of the island....

Fortnite’s Fatal Fields is killing players who venture too close to Fork Knife

Fatal Fields is living up to its name after it was discovered that a small area near the Fork Knife is instantly killing players.The issue was identified by players on Reddit, with one thread helpfully marking the lethal spot on the map. Redditor u/Chaptix shared a video of the bug in action, which you can check out below, along...

Fortnite Patch v8.01 brings Buried Treasure and Slide Duos LTM

The Fortnite updates just don’t stop coming, and Season 8’s nautical theme continues with the introduction of a brand-new item that’s sure to pique the interest of any salty sailor: Buried Treasure. Fortnite Buried Treasure The Buried Treasure in Fortnite is a legendary rarity pick-up that you can find both in chests and from floor spawns. You can only hold one...

Fortnite Season 8: start time, map changes, leaks, rumours and more

The downtime is upon us! It’s almost time to say goodbye to Season 7, so make sure you jump in and complete those weekly challenges before time’s up. Fortnite Season 8 begins today and already we’re already starting to see changes around the map including a massive volcano and new named locations, a whole set of sparkly new skins...

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