fortnite

Official Site: Fortnite
Studio: Epic Games
Launch Date: July 25, 2017
Genre: Battle royale survival shooter
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, mobile, console

SuperData July 2019: Fortnite, League of Legends tumble as GTAO surges

League of Legends has been dethroned again, according to SuperData's latest game industry global revenue report for the month of July 2019....
Guns and funs.

Fortnite addresses the importance of the B.R.U.T.E. and its actual impact

The latest season of Fortnite has added a big stompy mech in the form of the the B.R.U.T.E., and some people are really...

Massively Overthinking: The first 10 minutes of an MMO

So here's the thing about Elder Scrolls games: Most of them start out with the same hook. From Morrowind to Oblivion to Skyrim, you...

Fight or Kite: Guild Wars 2’s best PvP mode isn’t what you think it is – it’s minigames

One could certainly argue that Guild Wars 2’s primary focus is that of a PvE, story driven game. Hell, I’d make that argument....

Uproar over a reskinned Fortnite pet that costs 1000 V-bucks causes Epic to issue refunds

This is where we're at now: companies attempting to sell barely reskinned content at a higher cost and people getting mad at a digital...
And this fad can end any time now, I'm not going to lie.

Fortnite hit with data breach lawsuit, Fortnite champ is swatted live on stream

Epic Games and Fortnite are not having the best week. First, according to Polygon, the company's been hit with a class-action lawsuit...

One Hour One Life’s latest patches craft the sandbox on a ‘grander scale’

Remember indie sandbox MMO One Hour One Life? We covered it last year when it finally popped up on Steam. As pitched,...

MMO Business Roundup: Riot’s diversity ‘progress’, NetEase’s esports arena, DayZ down under, and Twitch threats

Welcome back to another roundup of what's going on in the business of making online games! Let's start with the most controversial of the...

The ESA says a crapton of game companies are finally embracing lockbox transparency

Under pressure from no less than the US Senate, the FTC held the first of its planned video game monetization workshops today, and...

Fortnite’s latest patch brings new LTMs, a new weapon, and sends Neo Tilted back to the Wild West

As Fortnite players now well know, things are getting pretty wacky with the timestream in the game's world, and no more is...

The MOP Up: The Division 2 takes everyone to the zoo

Everyone likes free stuff, right? And anyone with a soul loves the zoo, too! It is probably a smart marketing tactic, then, that

Fortnite has patched in its timey-wimey 10th season, Out of Time

SEASON X: Out of Time. Almost sounds too badass for a cartoony game where you run around clubbing people to death and dancing, but...
Intrinsic can mean lots of things.

A 16-year-old kid took Fortnite’s World Cup this weekend, pocketing $3M

You know video games have arrived when esports is being covered on the front page of CNN, right? Such was the case last...

The MOP Up: H1Z1’s huge PlayStation 4 update

Do you remember when H1Z1 used to be about surviving the zombie apocalypse? Yeah, me neither. In any case, gear up and slide...
YOUR MONEY IS NOW OUR MONEY, AND WE WILL USE IT TO BUY DRUGS

MMO Business Roundup: Video game gambling, toxicity, post-lawsuit reconciliation, and successful UX design

Welcome back to another mish-mash roundup of MMO-business-related happenings that just don't fit in anywhere else. To wit: On game gambling: Remember the bizarrely bad...

SuperData June 2019: WoW’s back in the top 10 as Overwatch players have spent $1B on in-game content

There's good news for MMOs in the June SuperData video games global revenue charts, most notably the fact that a "real" MMORPG has...

Fortnite launches second-birthday goodies as season 9 ends with bizarre in-game duel

Just about two years ago, Epic Games finally launched Fortnite, a cartoony co-op shooter/sandbox hybrid it'd been working on since 2011 that...
Celebration of whatever.

Fortnite patches in a new shotgun, floating islands, and a birthday event

If you're following the Save the World portion of Fortnite's latest patch notes, you'll see that there's a second birthday celebration running...

The MOP Up: DayZ gets ready to test GameZ battle royale

DayZ might well have helped to spawn the crazy popular battle royale genre, but its slower survival style of gameplay hasn't been able...
Take a walk on the already-done-this side.

Massively Overthinking: What would you want out of a potential WoW sequel?

It's a rare MMO player who's never played World of Warcraft, which makes this particular summer an interesting one for the whole genre....

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