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    Gamescom 2019 Gamescom Opening Night Will Feature Announcements for “Exciting Games Coming to the Epic Games Store”

    You know what always goes over well with the larger gaming audiences? Announcements of games that will be coming exclusively to the Epic Games Store. Not really, right? Well, prepare for trouble, because there’s more of those coming our way very soon. The official Epic Games Store Twitter...
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    Gamescom 2019 Sony, Microsoft, and Google Are Among Over 15 Publishers With New Reveals And Announcements At Gamescom Opening Night Live

    European gaming trade fair Gamescom is approaching, and the opening day event, Gamescom Opening Night Live, will be live streamed around the world on August 19. Geoff Keighley, who’ll be hosting that event, recently took to Twitter to announce that over fifteen game publishers will be at the...
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    Fortnite Season X Patch Notes Revealed, Baller and Quad-Crasher Vaulted

    With Season X introducing the most action in Fortnite yet, it’s interesting to note how Epic Games is changing the overall mobility possible in Battle Royale. In its recent patch notes, it revealed that the Baller was being vaulted. The same goes for the Quad-Crasher and Glider Redeploy. Epic...
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    Epic Games Store Will Give Out A Free Game Every Week For Rest Of 2019

    The Epic Games Store situation is a polarizing one, for sure. We’ve reported on it, others have reported on it. But at the very least one thing you can’t knock Epic too much for is the free games they’ve given out constantly since the store launched at the end of last year. And now, they’re...
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    Fortnite’s John Wick Event Details Leaked

    The latest installment of the action film John Wick franchise is due out soon, and the series is expanding out to video games with a strategy title starring the grizzled assassin coming soon to PC. Seems that’s not the only game Mr. Wick is coming to however, as the character is coming to...
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    Fortnite’s Account Merging Feature Ends May 6th

    With Fortnite being one of biggest games in the world and being available on multiple different platforms, it helps to be able to consolidate accounts across different platforms sometimes. It especially helps with a game that’s constantly being updated with tons of new characters, gears, and...
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    Fortnite Update 2.16 Live Now, Resolves Some Minor Issues

    We’ve talked before about the big creative changes happening to Fortnite, but patches for other minor issues are still being rolled out to the popular online battle royale shooter. Today, a new update came out, 2.16 (v8.40.1), that tweaked some minor problems from the previous update. A lot of...
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    Fortnite Plans To Allow Players To Run “Mini-Battle Royale” Games Through Creative Mode

    Epic Games continues to support Fortnite with some great content and changes almost on a constant basis. Update 8.10 added new weapons and items to the game, but as it turns out, they have more significant additions in the pipeline as well. Recently, on a Reddit AMA session, Epic Games...
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    Epic Games Store Users Will See Lower Game Prices Soon, Says Epic’s Tim Sweeney

    One of the big reasons developers love the Epic Games Store is that they get more of a cut of revenue from any game sales on it. Rather than losing 30% to the platform-holder, like they do with Steam (or PlayStation, or Xbox, or Nintendo, or Apple…), they lose only 12%. However, while this...
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    Detroit: Become Human, Heavy Rain, And Beyond: Two Souls Coming To PC Via Epic Games Store

    Cuphead isn’t the only game jumping ecosystems into a totally unexpected one, it seems like. Today during their GDC panel, Epic Games and Quantic Dream together announced that the latter’s three PlayStation exclusive games—Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls, and yes, Detroit: Become Human as...
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    Fortnite Patch 8.10 Adds The Baller, Vending Machine Changes

    Fortnite: Battle Royale players who saw Wrecking Ball in Overwatch and wanted something similar are in luck. Patch 8.10 is now live and brings The Baller, a vehicle that’s essentially a hamster ball that players can roll around in. It can be found in outposts and loot stashes within pirate...
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    Report: Ubisoft Will not Allow Digital Third-Party Stores to Sell The Division 2 After Its Release

    With Ubisoft announcing that it has partnered with Epic Games in selling The Division 2 digitally, it seems this has some unintended side effect to consumers. UK retailer GamesPlanet has released a memo today announcing that The Division 2 won’t be sold by third-party digital stores after its...
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    Nintendo Switch Gets Console Level Voice Chat Thanks To Vivox

    Another step towards having an actual civilized online system on the Nintendo Switch. Although Fortnite allows for native, console level voice chat on the Nintendo Switch, there is no system-wide solution in place for titles to use for voice chat on Nintendo’s system if they want to. You need...
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    Fortnite on Mobile Adding Controller Support

    In news that is sure to have Netflix quaking in their boots, Fortnite is about to get a whole lot more compelling to play on smartphones. While the iOS and Android versions of the game have thus far relied on touch screen controls (and done a pretty good job of it, judging by how popular the...
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    Epic Games Store Refund Policy Now Matches Steam’s; (Some) Local Currencies Supported

    The Epic Games Store has been extremely aggressive in terms of how it has been soliciting exclusives to attract users to it over Steam, but in terms of actual features and consumer friendliness, it hasn’t yet even come close to matching Valve’s storefront. Forget ancillary features like...
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    Epic Games Store Will Launch for Android in 2019

    Epic Games founder believes all general purpose computing devices should be “open to competition between stores”. In the midst of some high profile titles being exclusive to the Epic Games Store – Ubisoft’s The Division 2 being one of the more recent ones – it is going to be expanding on to...
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    Fortnite’s Holiday Event Returns Next Week

    14 Days of Fortnite will see a short return to make up for a blunder with its previous end date. Epic Games’ “14 Days of Fortnite” event for Fortnite, which played out through the holidays, faced some scrutiny when the developer posted the wrong date for its conclusion. While the Equalizer...
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    Fortnite On Xbox One No Longer Allowing XIM Keyboard and Mouse Support

    Third party keyboard and mouse options that give players unfair advantages have been “blocked”. If you’ve been using XIM’s input adapters to play Fortnite on Xbox One with keyboard and mouse controls, there’s bad news for you- although it’s probably for the best. If you’ve been using XIM’s...
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    Unreal Engine 4.20 Update Now Out, Adds Major New Switch and Mobile Improvements

    Epic Games’ Unreal Engine continues to be the standard for game development in most of the industry, helped, no doubt, by the extraordinarily developer friendly environment and policies the company fosters with it. Epic, on their part, have continued to improve the engine, to help ensure...
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    E3 Fortnite on Nintendo Switch Supports Voice Chat Directly On Console, Without Needing Phone App

    One of the biggest knocks on the Nintendo Switch so fa has been its rather terrible online service, best exemplified by the absurdity that is voice chat on the system- voice chat, you see, is not natively supported on the console. Rather, you need a smartphone app, and chat through there, if you...

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