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Fortnite

PC, XB360 / Other / Release: TBA / ESRB: U

Interview: Epic Games Reveals New Fortnite Gameplay

By John Gaudiosi, Jul 08, 2014 7:15am PDT

What began as a Game Jam idea has continued to evolve into a much larger project that has taken different design directions along the way. Darren Sugg, lead designer on Fortnite at Epic Games, discusses what’s new with the strategy/action game in this exclusive interview.

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How Fortnite's pieces fit together

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2014 8:15am PDT

Epic Games has detailed how the Home Base, Fort, and mission structure will work together in Fortnite.

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Fortnite creators explain story and F2P model

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2014 2:00pm PDT

In a new video, the creative team behind Fortnite explains the story, how that interacts with the gameplay of going out and closing monster-rifts, and why they chose to use a free-to-play model.

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Fortnite finally reveals gameplay footage

By Steve Watts, Apr 08, 2014 9:45am PDT

A trailer to promote Game Informer's latest issue shows off the first gameplay footage of Fortnite in action.

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Epic building games to be played 'for hundreds or thousands of hours'

By Steve Watts, Mar 27, 2014 10:00am PDT

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says that studio is still actively working on at least two game projects, with Fortnite demanding 90 members of their staff.

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Bulletstorm dev renamed Epic Games Poland, working on Fortnite

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 01, 2013 1:30pm PDT

People Can Fly, developers of Bulletstorm and Gears of War Judgment have been given a new name from their corporate overlords. The studio is now called "Epic Games Poland," and they've been assigned to Fortnite, a game that apparently still exists.

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Fortnite could have always-online requirement

By Steve Watts, Jul 19, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Fortnite may use an always-online system, which producer Tanya Jessen says would be meant to facilitate the co-op focus rather than stop piracy.

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Fortnite is the first Unreal Engine 4 game, exclusive to PC

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 12, 2012 11:30am PDT

Epic Games' Fortnite will be the company's first game to take advantage of Unreal Engine 4. And, it's exclusive to PC.

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Fortnite aiming for more 'casual' audience than Gears of War

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 20, 2012 1:30pm PST

Fortnite is "for an entirely different audience," Epic CEO Tim Sweeney said, emphasizing its casual appeal. "It appeals to a wider audience than a hardcore game like Gears of War."

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Fortnite is Epic Games' new title

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 10, 2011 6:44pm PST

Epic Games said their next game would be very different. And boy, Fortnite looks nothing like Gears of War. It's also not Jazz Jackrabbit, we're afraid.

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