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    Fortnite v3.6 Update Gets Sticky Patch Notes, New Clinger Grenade Revealed

    With another addition so soon after the last one, Fortnite players are going to end up with more weapons than they can handle. Patch v3.5.2 introduced the light machine gun and v3.6 fixes some balance issues with it. This new update also introduces the Clinger, a sticky grenade that offers...
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    Tencent Bringing Fortnite To China, Invests $15 Million In Its Esports Future

    Chinese company Tencent has been making waves lately in the esports world. The company has been investing heavily in several titles in an effort to bring esports heavy hitters to China. Tencent's latest business deal brings the super popular battle royale title Fortnite to a whole new market and...
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    Ashland University Introduces $4000 Fortnite Battle Royale Scholarship

    Joining the likes of Overwatch and League of Legends, Epic Games is bringing Fortnite Battle Royale to higher learning. Ashland University in Ohia is offering $4000 in tuition to top Fortnite players as part of a newly formed eSports program and will be holding open tryouts in the future...
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    What's the Deal with the Fortnite Meteor?

    Fortnite: Battle Royale has something of a mystery on its hands, and fans are going crazy over it. The past few weeks have found players dreaming up theory after theory regarding a mysterious meteor that suddenly appeared in the sky over the game's Tilted Towers zone. The Fortnite Meteor Event...
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    Epic Trolls Fans For Fortnite Meteor Theory, But What's Next?

    Fans of Fortnite Battle Royale have had a meteor hurtling toward their battlefield for a few weeks now and collectively established a few theories on its purpose, even nailing down a specific day that the meteor would crash into the player-space. The most prevalent theory pegged the horrid...
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    Fortnite v3.5.2 Patch Notes Deliver Light Machine Gun, XP Weekend, & 50v50 Limited Time Event

    First things first: Fortnite Battle Royale's 50v50 limited time event is finally live after a bit of a delay. Fortnite's v3.5.2 patch brings with it a few other goodies as well, including a light machine gun and a new Save The World questline. One PvE event makes its valiant return as well...
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    Epic Games Removes Fortnite Guided Missile, Addresses Weapon Swapping

    New features hit Epic Games' popular battle royale Fortnite all the time, and while some such as the Port-a-Fort might capture players' imaginations, others like the Guided Missile draw their ire. Fortunately, the development team is prepared to address player feedback concerning these and other...
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    School Worried About Fortnite Warns Parents About the Dangers of the Awesome Battle Royale Game

    Fortnite Mania continues to sweep the world over and parents and teachers are taking notice. Not like parents joining Facebook and liking your status updates, but in a much more concerned way. One UK school went so far as to send kids home with a warning about Fortnite in their newsletter. Super...
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    How To Use The Fortnite Replay Tool

    There have been a lot of interesting new changes and mechanics introduced in the latest Fortnite update version 3.5, but aside from the game's recently-delayed 50v50 V2 Limited Time gameplay mode, players will likely be most interested to learn more about the fresh new Replay Tool. Likely meant...
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    Fortnite Update Version 3.5 Patch Notes Include New Battle Royale Replay Camera, Return of 50v50 Mod

    As is typical with Fortnite updates, some new tools are being introduced on top of a collection of quality-of-life improvements. The previous update introduced the Guided Missile, adding to the tier of weapons that can cause massive damage to players and their fortifications. This time, forts...
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    Epic Games' Tim Sweeney Talks AR, VR, UE4, Fortnite, and Switch at GDC 2018

    Shacknews saved one of our best interviews for last from GDC 2018. We caught up with Tim Sweeney at the Epic Games booth to chat about a variety of topics. Check out this exclusive interview where we talk about Unreal Engine 4's role in AR, VR, and movies. We also chat about Fortnite and the...
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    Port-a-Fort Grenade Pops Up A Shelter Instantly in Fortnite

    Players opening up popular multiplayer game Fortnite have likely noticed the game's New Updates bulletin system, where users can get a sneak peek at some of the game's hottest incoming features. It's the easiest way to stay fresh on pertinent changes, and among the updates currently featured on...
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    Beginner at Fortnite - Calm and Collected 3K while playing Solos

    REFORMED CS PLAYER PLAYS FORTNITE (Quick 3K while playing Solos) Pulling csgo aim on em' I'm playing on Fortnite for PC, my building could get better. This was around 2-3AM.
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    PAX East 2018: Fortnite Interview with Nick Chester of Epic Games

    Fortnite is popular, y'all. The colorful shooter has taken the gaming world by storm and its growth shows no end in sight. We were able to sit down at PAX East with Nick Chester of Epic Games, developers of Fortnite, to talk about the game’s success and to highlight Shacknews’ own...
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    Competitive Fortnite Coming to A-Kon OpTic Arena Battle Royale Event

    Fortnite fans and competitive gaming enthusiasts have an all-new event to look forward to, as OpTic Gaming and NGAGE Esports have gotten together to announce the upcoming OpTic Arena Battle Royale Event. Set to take place later this year at A-Kon 2018, the event will present an open opportunity...
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    Epic Games Grants Teacher's Request to Warn Players About Playing Fortnite Mobile in Class

    Fornite Battle Royale seems to be growing in popularity every day and the new mobile version for iOS and Android has created an interesting situation for the younger players. A teacher going by the name Mr. Hillman sent a request to Epic Games asking them to warn players about playing Fortnite...
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    Fortnite 3.4 Patch Introduces The Guided Missile & Sniper Shootout Part 2 To Battle Royale

    The latest update to Epic Games' hit Fortnite, update 3.4, brings some requested quality-of-life improvements to Save The World. Improvements like the Combat Pro control scheme and removal of the energy drain while sprinting. Battle Royale, the mode that caught like wildfire, gets the new Guided...
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    Tim Sweeney Believes Fortnite Crossplay Between Xbox One & PS4 is Inevitable

    Late last year, someone at Epic Games "slipped up" and allowed Fortnite players on Xbox One and PS4 to play together. The error was rectified after a few hours, but the conversation never entirely died down. Now, the crossplay talk is getting another shot in the arm as Epic Games head Tim Sweeny...
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    Fortnite Mobile Compared to Console in iPhone vs Xbox One X Video

    Even though mobile phones themselves aren't exactly new technology, they've certainly been getting a lot of buzz lately thanks to the mobile ports of several high-profile games. ARK: Survival Evolved, PUBG, and Fortnite are the latest PC-based heavy hitters to get the mobile makeover, and while...
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    Ninja's Monthly Earnings Top $500,000 Streaming Fortnite on Twitch

    Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is having a pretty great month. The Twitch streamer has been catapulted to the top of the live streaming platform on the back of his excellent Fornite streams and star-studded live stream featuring Drake. Fortnite Mania is here and CNBC sat down to talk with Ninja about his...
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    The Cartridge Family 029 - Toys R Closing, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Drake's Fortnite

    Subscribe to The Cartridge FamilyApple Podcasts | Google Play | Stitcher Direct Download Let’s start by saying: we’re so very sorry for not getting a show out last week. The irony here is that last week’s news was the perfect fodder for an episode of The Cartridge Family and...
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    Fortnite Battle Royale Streamer Ninja Fights Alongside Drake on Twitch

    On the lighter side of gaming news, former Halo pro and current Twitch streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins continues to see his popularity on the platform explode. But Wednesday night might be his biggest night yet, not because he's spending another night playing Fortnite, but who he's playing...
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    What Time Does Fortnite Mobile Come Out?

    Players love diving into Epic Games' popular Fortnite Battle Royale on PC, but when the developer announced that the hit gaming experience was coming to mobile devices, many fans were left wondering how the gameplay recipe could possibly transition to control on a smartphone. Those types won't...
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    Fortnite Frenzy Hits Mainstream Media With Epic Mania

    Since Fortnite first hit the scene with its free-to-play beta, it's PUBG-inspired Battle Royale mode has been a smash hit. There are now 45 million players and 3.4 million active users in Fortnite and it's now surpassed PUBG as the most watched game on Twitch. Such breakout success in such a...
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    Fortnite Hunting Rifle Replaces Previously Touted Jetpack

    The development team at Epic Games are working around-the-clock in an effort to keep Fortnite players happy by introducing a number of different weapons and items into the game. Previously, the studio had revealed the upcoming release of an exciting new jetpack; however, it seems a number of...