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Epic Pursues Legal Action On Fortnite Cheaters

By : Connor Murphy | Fri, Oct 13, 2017

Epic Games’ free-to-play battle royale mode now attracts hundreds of thousands of players a day. With such a volume, there are bound to be thousands of cheaters. Epic recently addressed this issue through a statement on their site. While they won’t state their methods exactly, they’ve already banned thousands of cheaters and intend to keep the...

Battlegrounds Developers Considering Action Against Epic Games

By : Connor Murphy | Sat, Sep 23, 2017

As Epic Games and Fortnite prepare for the free-to-play release of the game’s battle royale mode, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer Bluehole have some thoughts on the matter—they don’t seem terribly pleased. Bluehole VP Chang Han Kim came out saying the game’s PVP is, “replicating the experience for which PUBG is known,” and the...

Fortnite Battle Royale Available For Free Next Week

By : James Glaze | Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Developer Epic Games’ is taking a different strategy with their upcoming Battle Royale game, Fortnite, by going free-to-play. Currently players have been playing the game via paid early access, but upon official release this month, the game will be completely free. Like other popular battle royale games such as PUBG and H1Z1, Fortnite will drop 100...

Battle Royale Announced For Fortnite

By : Connor Murphy | Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Another contender enters the arena that is the Battle Royale genre. Epic Games’ Fortnite is getting the PvP treatment with a mode featuring 100 players on one giant map—last man standing wins. The mode is now in Public Test for all Fortnite players across all platforms, just get into the game and select Battle Royale to try it out. Check out the...

Gears Developer Shoots Down Recent Gears Remake Rumors

By : Rhys Weir | Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Gears of War was a franchise created originally by Epic Games with the first major release being in 2006 and followed by Gears of War 2, 3 and Judgement. After Judgement released, Epic Games announced that the Gears of War franchise had been sold to Microsoft. Microsoft later announced that Gears of War had be given to Black Tusk Studios and ultimately...

New Unreal Tournament Game Announced

By : Andrew Marx | Thu, May 8, 2014

On a live stream today, Epic Games have announced that a new Unreal Tournament game is under development. They have promised to involve the community as much as possible and they seek their guidance on what you want. It seems they are also going to be collaborating closely with Unreal developers for the next iteration of the series. They’ve also...

Microsoft acquires Gears of War

By : Rhys Weir | Mon, Jan 27, 2014

Microsoft Studios have announced today, after being silent regarding the franchise, that they have acquired Gears of War from Epic Games. Black Tusk Studios who were originally working on a new, original IP will be taking over the franchise. “Today we’re excited to announce that Microsoft Studios has acquired the rights to the “Gears of...

Free Game: Shoot Many Robots

By : Rhys Weir | Sun, Dec 15, 2013

As the Games with Gold program rolls on for Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers, another free game is now available for them. The arcade game known as “Shoot Many Robots” is now free for Gold members. “Shoot Many Robots is a 4-player co-op run-n’-gun action game starring robot slayer and gun aficionado, P. Walter Tugnut. From a gun that...

The Future of Xbox One

By : Rhys Weir | Mon, Nov 25, 2013

With the Xbox One being out in the wild for three days now, many wonder what the future of the console will hold and how it aims to please gamers in the next ten years. Kotaku recently produced an article which talks to Microsoft’s Phil Spencer about what their plans were for the launch on the Xbox One, what may have happened, what did happen...