Epic Games News


Ashland University Introduces $4000 Fortnite Battle Royale Scholarship

By Charles Singletary, Apr 23, 2018 10:15am PDT

A four-player squad will represent the university in an official collegiate eSports team.


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What's the Deal with the Fortnite Meteor?

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 19, 2018 2:25pm PDT

Breaking down what you need to know about the meteor that's appeared over Tilted Towers in Fortnite. 


"My guess is end of "beta" to prime-time by world destruction? "

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Epic Trolls Fans For Fortnite Meteor Theory, But What's Next?

By Charles Singletary, Apr 19, 2018 1:20pm PDT

Epic Games found a really lovely way to troll their fans with an emote.


Fortnite v3.5.2 Patch Notes Deliver Light Machine Gun, XP Weekend, & 50v50 Limited Time Event

By Charles Singletary, Apr 19, 2018 11:40am PDT

Players will also get to run Into The Storm for a chance to unlock one of the new neon characters.


Epic Games Removes Fortnite Guided Missile, Addresses Weapon Swapping

By Kevin Tucker, Apr 18, 2018 11:10am PDT

Peeking, weapon swapping, and player feedback regarding Fortnite's guided missile have all been addressed in the latest developer update.


Former Boss Key Productions Employee Responds to Cliffy B's 'Poaching' Allegations

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 17, 2018 11:50am PDT

No response from Cliff Bleszinski himself or Epic Games just yet. 


"I kinda feel bad for Cliffy. Trying to get his own thing going, and just can't to seem to get it ..."

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School Worried About Fortnite Warns Parents About the Dangers of the Awesome Battle Royale Game

By Asif Khan, Apr 13, 2018 4:00pm PDT

Won't someone think of the children? A UK school certainly has you covered, kids!


"A school warning parents about a game will just make the game 100x cooler to the kids."

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How To Use The Fortnite Replay Tool

By Kevin Tucker, Apr 12, 2018 3:25pm PDT

Fortnite players can use the new Replay Mode system to turn their most soaring victories and crushing defeats into succinct gameplay clips. Here's how the system works.


Release of Fortnite's 50 v 50 V2 Limited Time Mode Has Been Delayed

By Kevin Tucker, Apr 12, 2018 2:35pm PDT

Players will have to wait a little longer before jumping into Fornite's upcoming 50v50 mode.


Fortnite Update Version 3.5 Patch Notes Include New Battle Royale Replay Camera, Return of 50v50 Mod

By Charles Singletary, Apr 11, 2018 1:35pm PDT

The new Port-A-Fort tool and some Cyberpunk Heroes are tossed into a pretty stout patch for Fortnite's Battle Royale and Save The World modes.


Epic Games' Tim Sweeney Talks AR, VR, UE4, Fortnite, and Switch at GDC 2018

By Asif Khan, Apr 11, 2018 7:45am PDT

Shacknews caught up with Tim Sweeney at GDC 2018 to talk about Unreal Engine 4 and much more.


"Champions was amazing IMO (except for a couple of needed weapon tweaks) before the update in May ..."

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Port-a-Fort Grenade Pops Up A Shelter Instantly in Fortnite

By Kevin Tucker, Apr 10, 2018 11:25am PDT

Epic Games has a new grenade for Fortnite that allows players to instantaneously spawn a defensive shelter.


PAX East 2018: Fortnite Interview with Nick Chester of Epic Games

By Chris Jarrard, Apr 07, 2018 10:35am PDT

We speak with Nick about everything Fortnite and also annoy him to no end.


Epic Games Grants Teacher's Request to Warn Players About Playing Fortnite Mobile in Class

By Charles Singletary, Apr 02, 2018 11:05am PDT

This is a wonderful prank for a teacher to pull on his students.


Fortnite Mobile Compared to Console in iPhone vs Xbox One X Video

By Kevin Tucker, Mar 22, 2018 10:00am PDT

Players interested in Fortnite Mobile are no doubt curious how the game stacks up when compared to its console and PC counterpart.


"You're invited to join the Fortnite Invite Event on iOS. Visit this link to start playing! ..."

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