Fortnite’s New Update May Herald a Massive Shift in Multiplayer Gaming

Epic has announced that split-screen is coming to Fortnite in the next update. The feature has seen a dip in popularity in triple-A games over the past few years. With Fortnite’s popularity, split-screen might make a dramatic comeback. Fortnite is more than just a popular video game. It’s a cultural touchstone, one that’s arguably responsible […]

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Leftist Fortnite Gamer Gets Twitch Ban for Saying ‘America Deserved 9/11’

Left-wing Fortnite streamer HasanAbi has received a ban for saying the US “deserved” 9/11 in a now-deleted Twitch stream. | Source: Hasan Piker/Facebook (i), Epic Games (ii). Image Edited by CCN. By CCN Markets: Hasan “HasanAbi” Piker – a one-time Fortnite streamer with over 120,000 subscribers on Twitch – found himself on the wrong end […]

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Bullies Infiltrate Big-Name Titles, Could Put an End to Multiplayer Games

For anyone who has dived into a multiplayer game recently, the rampant harassment plaguing countless big-name titles is an issue that needs no introduction. Behind the cutesy aesthetic and surface-level family-friendly veneer of games like Fortnite and League of Legends hides an inconvenient truth. Bullying and entrenched harassment, or toxicity as publishers like to call […]

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Epic Games Adds Airstrikes to Fortnite and Players Are Furious

Epic Games has added a new update to Fortnite. Chief among the new features is an airstrike grenade, which adds fire from the sky for players lucky enough to find weapons on the map. Each projectile brings 20 missiles with it, and explosions damage players and buildings alike within a 3.5-meter radius. Like many other […]

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Here’s Why Fortnite Doesn’t Need a Lame Avengers Crossover

By CCN.com: Fortnite is a phenomenon. A money-chugging, time-sucking behemoth of a game that has upset the apple cart, closed down gaming studios that couldn’t compete, and reset the clock. Epic Games stumbled across the winning formula way back in 2017 when another battle royale-style game, Player Unknown’s: Battlegrounds, was keeping everyone busy. Since then […]

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Freemium Isn’t Free! Free Mobile Games Generated a Whopping $61 Billion in 2018

Fortnite was last year’s biggest winner with 2.4 billion USD in revenue. Image from Shutterstock. The 2018 end-of-year report by Nielsen-owned gaming research company SuperData has revealed that so-called freemium games – games that are free to play but typically enable microtransactions for users to purchase upgrades and gizmos – are dominating the entertainment market, […]

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