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‘Fortnite’ teaming up with Monopoly, Nerf

Special editions of board game Monopoly and Nerf toy guns will be themed after popular video game "Fortnite". A premature retail listing has revealed the existence of "Fortnite Monopoly" which adapts breakout video game "Fortnite" in line with the rules of classic property-dealing board game "Monopoly". Board spaces are named after different areas of the "Fortnite" island, while some "Monopoly" rules have been altered to reflect "Fortnite" and its status as an action game in which players manage both movement, health and special moves. And in keeping with the last-person-standing status of "Fortnite" and its fellows in the Battle Royale genre, players can eliminate each othe...Keep on reading: ‘Fortnite’ teaming up with Monopoly, Nerf.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Sep 9th, 2018Related News

Fortnite fever may be cooling: Market tracker

The frenzy over the phenomenally popular video game 'Fortnite' may be easing, according to revenue estimates released Thursday by market tracker SuperData. Image: Epic Games via AFP........»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 24th, 2018Related News

‘Fortnite’ gaming star defends not playing with women

“Fortnite” star Tyler “Ninja” Blevins on Monday defended not streaming video game play with women, saying it was to guard against marriage-wrecking rumors. Blevins took to Twitter to address a furor that erupted online after his reasoning for not streaming live play with women was shared at gaming website Polygon. “While I understand some people… link: ‘Fortnite’ gaming star defends not playing with women.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: Aug 14th, 2018Related News

Google Play notifies gamers ’Fortnite’ not available on Play Store

Gamers and "Fortnite" fans are getting notifications from Google Play that the game is not available on the Play Store. The launch of beta access for "Fortnite's" Android version had fans excited to finally play the game on their Android devices. However, the title was initially limited to Samsung devices and will be rolled out gradually to other brands. Beta access required gamers to register on a waiting list where they would get an email with instructions on how to play. Gamers would later discover that looking up "Fortnite Battle Royale" on Google Play returned a specified message that the game was not available on the platform, as first reported by 9to5Google. One g...Keep on reading: Google Play notifies gamers ’Fortnite’ not available on Play Store.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 11th, 2018Related News

Fortnite beta now available on Samsung Galaxy S, Note phones

MANILA, Philippines – For gamers, the most exciting announcement at Samsung's Unpacked event on Thursday, August 9, may not have been the Note 9 . That accolade may have gone to Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney's announcement that their beta for battle royale blockbuster, Fortnite, is now available on Samsung ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 10th, 2018Related News

Nintendo reveals Super Mario Party, Fire Emblem, Fortnite for the Switch

MANILA, Philippines – NIntendo at its Nintendo Direct for E3 2018 on Tuesday, June 12 (June 13, Manila time) announced Super Mario Party, a Fire Emblem role-playing title for the Switch. Super Mario Party is a party game that lets multiple players go through minigames and compete ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 12th, 2018Related News

Record-breaking $100 million in store for Fortnite players

SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Epic Games on Monday, May 21, stoked the blazing popularity of its Fortnite death-match video game by putting up $100 million in prize money for esports competitions. The announcement of the rich prize money is a milestone for the emerging sector of esports, or video gaming ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 22nd, 2018Related News

Battle Royale bonus round: ‘Avengers’ in ‘Fortnite’, ‘PUBG’ names map, ‘Dota 2’ mode

"Avengers: Infinity War" villain Thanos enters "Fortnite" as a playable character, "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" welcomes Sanhok, and enormous tournament eSport "Dota 2" announces an Underhollow mode as of May 11, 2018. If the initial imagery for Season 4 of "Fortnite: Battle Royale" made obvious reference to superhero couture, we now know why that was. Not only did update v4.0 arrive shortly after "Avengers: Infinity War" started rolling up box office records, but developer Epic Games had an official "Fortnite x Avengers" crossover waiting in the wings. May 8 brought with it a new limited time mode called Infinity Gauntlet, named after an item central to the "Infinity War...Keep on reading: Battle Royale bonus round: ‘Avengers’ in ‘Fortnite’, ‘PUBG’ names map, ‘Dota 2’ mode.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 14th, 2018Related News

Top iOS apps: ‘Rise Up’, ‘Fortnite’, ‘Impossible Bottle Flip’, ‘Hotstar’

The Hotstar TV streaming app is boosted by the launch of the 2018 Indian Premier League cricket season, and games "Rise Up", "Fortnite" and "Impossible Bottle Flip" enjoy continued popularity, among top free iPhone apps as of April 13, 2018. United States Rise Up (Games) Shepherd a balloon from obstacles on its upward flight. United Kingdom Impossible Bottle Flip (Games) Something of an endless runner split into level-based chunks, requiring players to navigate a flipping water bottle through a selection of unstable courses. China [~en. Identity 5] (Games) A 1v4 mystery-solving game with a Victorian aesthetic, in which one player is the detective and confronts a suspe...Keep on reading: Top iOS apps: ‘Rise Up’, ‘Fortnite’, ‘Impossible Bottle Flip’, ‘Hotstar’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Apr 15th, 2018Related News

WATCH: ‘Fortnite’ player spans map with rocket-riding transport

A "Fortnite: Battle Royale" player recorded his successful airborne tour of the game's island map using a guided rocket weapon introduced towards the end of March. Across numerous action games, rocket jumps or grenade jumps have long been used to propel players to great, sometimes game-breaking heights. This new twist on the trope turns rockets into personal airborne transports. The March 28 update to "Fortnite: Battle Royale" introduced a powerful guided missile to the popular console, computer, and mobile phone game. "Skilled players can take advantage of its range and maneuverability to get around cover and land the final blow on their opponent," developer Epic wrote i...Keep on reading: WATCH: ‘Fortnite’ player spans map with rocket-riding transport.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Apr 11th, 2018Related News

Fortnite: Battle Royale launches on iOS

MANILA, Philippines – One of the major contenders for the king of the 'battle royale' subgenre of gaming is formally making its way out of invite-only access to a formal launch.  Epic Games announced late Tuesday, April 2, it was releasing Fortnite: Battle Royale for everyone with a supported ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 3rd, 2018Related News

Top iOS apps: ‘Fortnite’, ‘AliExpress Shopping’, ‘Ragnarok M’

Multiplayer action game "Fortnite" dominates North America and Europe in our regular round-up of top free iOS apps from around the world, while Alibaba's shopping app tops several charts in South East Asia, "PUBG" imitator "Knives Out" is back on top in Japan, and "Ragnarok Online Mobile" is king in its homeland of South Korea on March 16, 2018. United States Fortnite (Games) The hit console and computer sensation debuts on iOS as part of an invite-only public test phase. Players fight to be the last person standing, building and knocking down makeshift forts, and all in the company of pals on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Mac and PC should they so choose. United Kingdom Fortnite...Keep on reading: Top iOS apps: ‘Fortnite’, ‘AliExpress Shopping’, ‘Ragnarok M’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Mar 18th, 2018Related News

WATCH: ‘Fortnite’ trailer promises mobile doppelganger

With Epic Games beginning registration for the mobile version of its PC and console game "Fortnite: Battle Royale", a new trailer shows what to expect; and a Chinese gaming giant announces a direct competitor, "FortCraft". Released in September 2017 as a cartoon caricature spin on the battle royale genre, and its most notable proponent, the realistic-looking "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds", Epic Games "Fortnite: Battle Royale" offered a similar experience with a few key twists. It took the last person standing ethos of a battle royale game and to it added the ability to build temporary, destructible fortifications in a jiffy. In addition, where "PUBG" was becoming a PC sensa...Keep on reading: WATCH: ‘Fortnite’ trailer promises mobile doppelganger.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Mar 14th, 2018Related News

ROS faces competition as Fortnite comes to phones with PS4, PC cross-play

MANILA, Philippines - It doesn’t seem like the last-man-standing genre is dying anytime soon with the free-to-play shooter, Fortnite Battle Royale hitting iOS and Android soon, as announced by Epic Games in a blog post . Fortnite Battle Royale is an online game that pits one hundred ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMar 10th, 2018Related News

‘Fortnite’ gunning for ‘PUBG’ in the western world

The studio behind free multiplayer game "Fortnite" is pushing the idea that their game is, will be, or could become the biggest of its kind in the western world. So what about everywhere else? Free multiplayer action game "Fortnite: Battle Royale" is talking up its impact ahead of a map update due this week. Developed by Epic Games, which is also responsible for one of the industry's game development suites, the Unreal Engine, "Fortnite" established itself as a direct competitor to one of Unreal's most high-profile exemplars, "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds". "PUBG" burst onto the scene in March 2017, honing a last-man-standing Battle Royale formula its creative director was ...Keep on reading: ‘Fortnite’ gunning for ‘PUBG’ in the western world.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 17th, 2018Related News