Soulja Boy has been into videogames for a while, and now he’s a certified PC gamer with a custom-built machine by NZXT. He provided a few details about his rig to TMZ, saying that watching the process of his PC coming together had inspired him to get into the games industry – and possibly even start his own esports company.
A popular Fortnite dataminer has shut down and completely deleted all related social media accounts after receiving a cease and desist letter from Epic Games.
I follow a handful of cartoonists across various social media platforms, so I can be pretty sure that some very good cartoon books have been published this year. Sadly though, the Kindle market doesn’t seem to have caught on to that fact – the top-selling title on its best sellers list seems to be a book of rehashed Fortnite memes.
Fortnite’s Infinity Blade is getting nerfed, but the downgrade isn’t as substantial as you might be hoping – and Epic has plans for more of these ‘Mythic’ items in the future. After days full of calls to either remove the weapon or limit it to an LTM, that’s not what the community was hoping to here, but Epic is taking change slowly.
Epic has managed to blaze some cross-platform trails thanks to the success of Fortnite, and now the studio plans to share the technology that has powered this service with other developers – for free. The tools will roll out through 2019, and will be available to devs regardless of their engine choice or other back-end technologies.
Online services SDK will roll out slowly through 2019. ARS T...
Epic brought the Infinity Blade to Fortnite today. It works a lot like the Infinity Gauntlet that came to the game along with the Avengers crossover, granting the player who picks it up incredible powers and challenging others to work together and take that lone powerhouse down. But the Gauntlet was part of an LTM – the Infinity Blade is part of the standard battle royale rulest, and it went live just ahead of the finals of a $1 million USD tournament.
Earlier this month, the Chinese government established its Online Ethics Review Committee, a group tasked with reviewing online games to establish whether they violate the country’s social and ethical rules. Of the 20 popular online games included in the first batch of reviews, 11 were instructed to take corrective action to address the committee’s concerns. The other nine failed the review entirely, and now seem to have been banned in the country.
Gaming videos are popular on YouTube. That’s not exactly a stunning revelation, but the numbers the company is boasting for 2018 are nearly unbelievable. 50 billion hours worth of gaming content was viewed in the last year. Some quick math translates that to 5.7 million years worth of trailers, lore breakdowns, and sick Fortnite plays.