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

Perfect Ten: MMOs that were ahead of their time

Timing is, as they say, everything. A good idea presented at the wrong time (and perhaps in the wrong way) might fizzle hard when...

Twitch Aid 2020 brings together gamers, musicians, and celebs for COVID-19 charity

The lineup isn't quite as wild as the bands that raised $127M to fight African famines at Live Aid in the '80s, but the...
Thanks, I hate it.

SuperData February 2020: Fortnite returns to the top 10 as analysts predict COVID-19 impacts

SuperData is back with another monthly report on the state of the games industry's revenue, unbowed and unbent from its tussle with...

Fortnite’s latest update adds helicopters and a Spy Games LTM

There's been an update to Fortnite this week and it's brought with it a variety of updates and new features including the...

Desert Oasis: How Pearl Abyss can guarantee Shadow Arena succeeds

Hands down, Shadow Arena is my favorite battle royale. But just because I've written so many glowing words of accolades for the game...

Epic Games and Fortnite back Nvidia GeForce Now as Tim Sweeney puts Apple and Google on notice

Over the last few weeks, we've all been watching as one publisher after another, from Blizzard to Bethsoft, yanked its games off of
Why are you supporting this?

The MOP Up: Fortnite’s players are spending more money than ever

Don't think that the Fortnite craze has settled down quite yet. According to a new survey, player spending in the game is higher than...

The Daily Grind: How do you feel about MMO cross-promotions?

Whether it's sanctioned or not, the tradition of MMOs taking any opportunity to draw upon the popularity of other entertainment mediums has been around...

SuperData and Fortnite studio Epic Games tussle over reported revenue numbers

We've been covering SuperData's monthly reports on the state of the industry for a long time - since before we were MassivelyOP, for...

Visions of N’Zoth boosted World of Warcraft subs, but it’s lost tons since WoW Classic’s 2019 peak

SuperData's January 2020 games industry revenue rankings are up, with only mild shakeups since December 2019. On the PC side, Red Dead...

Fortnite introduces rival spy factions in the Top Secret second season

Well, that whole ARG thing about agencies turned out to be an allusion to more than one secret spy network. Fortnite has...

Fortnite uses a globe-spanning ARG to tease Chapter 2 – Season 2

We already know that Epic Games likes to pull off big stunts when the seasons in Fortnite premiere, but this one is pretty...
This is what you are.

The IRS deleted guidelines citing Fortnite’s Vbucks as virtual currency like Bitcoin

Every so often you just get to see a news story and think to yourself that this is going to turn into a major issue...

Fortnite adds Harley Quinn bundle and challenges with Birds of Prey movie tie-in

It looks as if DC Universe Online isn't the only online game getting its transmedia synergy on with the upcoming Birds of Prey...

Blizzard’s Diablo just picked up a new overseer, and some fans are worried

Well now, the Diablo franchise just got a wee bit more interesting. Prominent Epic and Microsoft developer Rod Fergusson announced last night that...
Thanks, I hate it.

Debate rages over a Fortnite streamer landing out-of-bounds in a charity tournament

There's a bit of a row happening in the Fortnite community about whether or not a streamer cheated in a charity tournament last...

Massively Uplifting: Saving lives and wildlife, studios and gamers start 2020 with compassion and charity

A new year has begun, and many folks are looking ahead to a better 2020. And who might be making it better? Gamers! Many...

Kentucky high school athletic commission bans Fortnite from high school esports competition

The Kentucky High School Athletics Association (KHSAA) has officially called for the removal of Fortnite from high school esports competition, expressing concern at...
This is what you are.

Fortnite delays next chapter to February 20 to upgrade physics engine

You know what's not cute? Developers announcing delays while visually redacting information. This is how Epic Games has chosen to announce the delay and...
Cuddly.

World of Warcraft took a tumble in SuperData’s December 2019 revenue rankings

SuperData's December 2019 report on the global games industry's monthly revenue is up, and it's a head-scratcher indeed. On the PC side, there hasn't...

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