Fortnite

Gaming

In China, 'Fortnite' Penalizes Minors for Playing Too Much

Gamers under the age of 18 have to take regular breaks or face diminishing returns after three hours of playing 'Fortnite.'
Matthew Gault
3.22.19
Gaming

Why Are Gamers Mad About a Real Competitor to Steam?

Epic’s new store has started a war with Steam, representing two titans duking it out for dominance.
Matthew Gault
2.8.19
Hacking

Bugs on Epic Games Site Allowed Hackers to Login to Any ‘Fortnite’ Player’s Account

A security firm found that hackers could have logged into the accounts of any Fortnite player, potentially stealing their credit card information, or listening in on their conversations.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.16.19
Gaming

'Fortnite' Is So Popular It Could End Steam's Decade-Long Dominance

Epic's new store and a growing number of big publishers that are pulling out of Steam are finally putting Valve in a position where it has to make some changes.
Matthew Gault
12.12.18
Gaming

'Fortnite' Streamer Charged With Assault After Allegedly Hitting Woman During Twitch Stream

Australian police arrested MrDeadMoth after fans reported he hit his wife when she interrupted a game of 'Fortnite.'
Matthew Gault
12.10.18
Fortnite

A Sexual Predator Is Allegedly Extorting Kids for Explicit Photos in 'Fortnite'

Montreal police reported four cases of sextortion using the popular game.
Samantha Cole
11.9.18
Instagram

Hackers Are Selling Botnets and Stolen ‘Fortnite’ Accounts Over Instagram

As hacking and gaming communities continue to intersect, some hackers are selling access to botnets and likely stolen Fortnite, Spotify, and other online accounts on Instagram.
Joseph Cox
10.1.18
with cheese

1994's 'Doom II' Now Has a Battle Royale Mode Like 'Fortnite'

Modders have brought 64 player madness to ‘Doom II’ and it looks incredible.
Matthew Gault
9.25.18
fortnut

'Fortnite’ Porn Parody Has Biting Commentary About Free-to-Play Monetization

The ‘Fortnite’ porn parody has fornicating llamas, nut sack cosmetics, streamers, terrible puns, and an anti-microtransaction message.
Matthew Gault
7.27.18
Battlegrounds

Better Luck Next Time! 'PUBG' Dropped Its Lawsuit Against ‘Fortnite’

PUBG Corporation’s lawsuit against Epic Games has disappeared from the Korean court system where it was filed.
Matthew Gault
6.27.18
blops

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Confirms No Single Player and a New Mode Copying 'Fortnite'

The new ‘Call of Duty’ will feature zombies, multiplayer, a battle royale mode, and—in a series first—no single player campaign.
Matthew Gault
5.17.18
v-bucks

The Free 'Fortnite' Money Scams Are So Stupid They Probably Work

New websites are promising 'Fortnite' fans free in-game currency, but it’s an old scam for a new game.
Matthew Gault
4.26.18
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