Epic Games News


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! ..."

- mancide see all 5 comments

GDC 2018: Epic Games Shows Off Real-Time Ray Tracing in Unreal Engine 4

By Kevin Tucker, Mar 21, 2018 11:20am PDT

NVIDIA, ILMxLAB, and Epic Games have revealed a new video demonstrating the best of what real-time ray tracing has to offer players.


"I love Remedy, but yeah, far more polished. Having ILM working on it probably helped. "

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Fortnite Battle Royale Streamer Ninja Fights Alongside Drake on Twitch

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 14, 2018 10:32pm PDT

Started from the bottom, now the whole team here... on Twitch.


"I'm pretty sure they say "thanks for the donation" on air. That's burned into my eardrums like ..."

- Serpico74 see all 17 comments

Fornite Battle Royale Coming to iOS with Cross-Platform Support

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2018 5:30pm PST

Looking to play Fortnite Battle Royale on the go? You'll be able to very soon.


"Does this mean I can use a PS4 controller on my ipad to play fornite?!? Kucf ya!"

- Lightzout see all 6 comments

Fortnite's Next Battle Royale Event Pits Five Teams Of 20 Against Each Other

By Charles Singletary, Mar 07, 2018 9:20am PST

This would have been an absolute treat with jetpacks. Maybe next time.


"This is going to be hilarious and awesome. I just bought the Battle Pass on Xbone if anyone ..."

- Head Rush see all 6 comments

Fortnite Frenzy Hits Mainstream Media With Epic Mania

By Blake Morse , Mar 06, 2018 2:44pm PST

As the hype surrounding Epic's golden goose grows, so the does its influence. Some of the famous folks giving Fortnite an endorsement may surprise you. 


" A recent feature on Good Morning America pondered the addictive nature of titles like Fortnite. ..."

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Fortnite Hunting Rifle Replaces Previously Touted Jetpack

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 28, 2018 12:45pm PST

The newest weekly item slated to land in Fornite is not the previously revealed jetpack, but instead the sniper-friendly Hunting Rifle.