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Nightmare-Fuel Peekaboo and Nite Nite Outfits return to the Fortnite Item Shop

There’s nothing scary about lovely, friendly clowns, right? Especially when their alternate costume sport cheek-splitting, toothy grins and swirling, unseeing eyes that bore right into your very soul. The colourful, yet unquestionably terrifying, Peekaboo and Nite Nite skins have returned to the Fortnite Item Shop, ready for your V-bucking pleasure when Fortnite returns from its weekly downtime. Sweet Dreams...

Epic Games reschedule World Cup Week 10 after pressure from Tfue and Cloak

Epic Games has moved week 10 of its World Cup qualifying event after pressure from top streamers like Tfue and Cloak. The decision comes after it emerged qualifying was scheduled to take place on the same day as the annual Pro-Am tournament, effectively forcing popular players to choose between the two. The semi-finals and final of the rescheduled qualifiers...

Animated Tempest skin thunders into the Fortnite item shop with the Raging Storm set

You might not be able to get Thor’s Axe anymore, but the new Tempest skin lets you control the power of lightning just as well. The full Raging Storm set is available now, with the Tempest skin and Back Bling costing 2,000 V-Bucks, and the Storm Bolt and Storm Eye Harvester and Glider costing 1,200. With the Tempest...

Fortnite’s new Storm Flip temporarily banned from competitive the same day it’s released

The brand-new Storm Flip grenades are being disabled in Fortnite’s competitive playlists this weekend, including Arena and week 9 of the World Cup Online Open. They’ll still be available in non-competitive modes, however. Since they were introduced with the patch yesterday, Storm Flip grenades have been met with a mixed response. They’re hugely powerful in the late game because...

Fortnite: Fortbyte 70 Location – Accessible by skydiving through rings above Lazy Lagoon with the Vibrant Contrails equipped

As we gear up for another round of World Cup Open qualifiers this weekend, there’s another Fortbyte to go and find. Today it’s Fortbyte number 70 – Accessible by skydiving through rings above Lazy Lagoon with the Vibrant Contrails equipped. We’re well on the way to the 90 Fortbytes that will unlock the Utopia skin near the end of the...

Fortnite: Season 9 Week 5 challenges

It’s Week 5, so let’s take a look at what you’ll be doing to earn your Battle Stars. This week, you’ll need to deal damage with explosive items, eliminate opponents at Sky Platforms and use the Wind Turbines in different matches. You’ll also be doing laps of various race tracks around the map, so keep an eye out for...

Fortnite: all race track locations

You’ll be racing around the map for one of this week’s challenges, but first, you’ll need to find the starting line. There are three racetracks in Fortnite that you’ll need to find and complete a lap using any vehicle for this week’s challenge. There’s a race track in the desert, in the snow and in the grasslands, so here’s...

Fortbyte 61 location map: Accessible by using Sunbird Spray on a Frozen Waterfall

It’s become a daily ritual by now, with a brand new Fortbyte challenge dropping every single day – this time it’s number 61. Here’s where you can find Fortbyte 61 and add it to your collection. To complete this challenge you need to have reached Battle Pass tier 26 and unlocked the Sunbird spray. Any guesses what the mosaic...

Take-Two CEO reckons the Fortnite effect isn’t real

Fortnite isn’t really a big deal for Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick. Speaking to a crowd at Baird’s 2019 Global Consumer, Technology, & Services Conference (via GamesIndustry.biz), the Take-Two boss claimed that Fortnite isn’t really a big deal. Free-to-play games like Fortnite aren’t a threat to his firm. “I’m occasionally asked, ‘Is the Fortnite effect affecting the industry?'” said Zelnick, when asked...

Zynga launches battle royale game as a Snap Games exclusive

Zynga the casual games developer which once rode Facebook’s platform to popularity and riches is now turning its attention to Snap for growth. Today, the gaming company is launching its new battle royale game, Tiny Royale, exclusively on Snap’s gaming platform, Snap Games. A multiplayer shooting game first announced as part of the big unveiling of Snap Games in April,...

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