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Spry Fox is still building a cozy non-violent MMO – and Epic is publishing it

Since last winter, we've been covering the encouraging news that Spry Fox, the studio best known for games like Road Not Taken and more...

As Steam heads off blockchain games, the Epic Games Store welcomes them

At this point in my life, I don't fully understand how cryptocurrency and NFTs work, but there's no shortage of explainers out there, and...

Not So Massively Roundup: LoL’s chat test, Overwatch Halloween, and Fortnite acknowledges Among Us

Our not-particularly-massively-multiplayer news has started to pile up, which means it's time for a quick run-down of games in the MMORPG genre's orbit. We've...

Fortnite kicks off Fortnitemares with cosplay characters at Universal CityWalk

Can you tell the difference between Fortnite at Halloween and Fortnite the rest of the year? Eh, maybe the newest batch of costumes has...

The MOP Up: Ashes of Creation won’t date Alpha 2 testing – at least, not yet

Ashes of Creation has yet another chunky batch of question-absent answers to the community that it posted on the forums. Intrepid said that it...

EVE Online arrives to the Epic Games Store, lauds 24M players, and celebrates with a new event

EVE Online continues to try to roll out the red carpet for new arrivals once again thanks to the game's official arrival to the...

Fortnite might not be back on Apple’s app store for five years – or longer

You know how kids' soccer teams line up after a match to give each other high-fives and "good games" in a show of sportsmanship?...

EVE Online’s Quadrant 3: Gateway launches today, opening the doors for newbie onboarding

Happy patch day, EVE Online: Gateway has arrived. Gateway is basically the third "quadrant" patch of the year, and it's all about the newbies...

Fortnite brings back the mysterious cubes and adds a Carnage skin in Chapter 2 Season 8

The attack against the mothership is over, Dr. Sloane has revealed her ultimate plan to double-cross players, and now there are cubes all over...

The Epic v. Apple ruling permanently stops Apple from blockading third-party purchasing

Happy Friday, and happy one more entry in the longrunning Epic-Apple feud, as today, the judge in the Epic v. Apple lawsuit, Yvonne Gonzalez-Rogers,...

Fortnite’s Operation: Sky Fire plans to close out Season 2 Chapter 7 with an assault on an alien ship September 12

Fortnite players, mark the calendar date of Sunday, September 12th, as that will be the end of the game's current Season 2 Chapter 7,...
No screenshots yet, obviously.

Playable Worlds’ Raph Koster has all but said he’s building a metaverse

If you've been listening to companies like Epic Games yammer about the "metaverse" over the last year and wondered whether it's all just a...

Fortnite had to disable nearly every emote in the Martin Luther King event area

Perhaps Epic Games assumed the weight and importance of its special area dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would inspire Fortnite players to...

PWE’s Remnant: From the Ashes turns two with a new trailer and sale

PWE's co-op shooter Remnant: From the Ashes hasn't gotten much press lately, in spite of being just two years old, but that's to be...

Among Us developer Innersloth raises eyebrows at Fortnite’s Impostors mode and its striking similarities

While we cast our own shade in the direction of Fortnite and the recently introduced Impostors mode, with its barely veiled copycatting of Among...
We never like these things.

Congress asks publishers to self-regulate lootboxes via a UK regulation that has nothing to do with lootboxes

There are some Democrats in the US Congress that are hoping to do something about lootboxes in the country. That's good. They even went...

Voidtrain is a survival sandbox where players build an interdimensional train and explore islands by rail

Looking through the description of Voidtrain and watching video footage, the closest I can come to in terms of a summary is that it...
why does this continue

Unsealed court documents outline Google’s consideration to buy ‘some or all’ of Epic

Most of the headlines regarding the Epic vs. Apple vs. Google antitrust lawsuits have been focused on the spat between Epic and Apple owing...

Top-down looter shooter Space Punks begins its paid-for early access journey exclusively on the Epic Games Store

Earlier this month we showcased Space Punks, a multiplayer top-down looter shooter from developer Flying Wild Hog and publisher Jagex Partners. For those who'd...

Fortnite sees basketball superstar LeBron James drop in and adds the Inflate-A-Bull invention item

In our modern times, one of the bigger indications of hitting superstar status is being introduced as a playable character in Fortnite, and while...