Fortnite Battle Royale update news, patch notes and more

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In such a short space of time, Fortnite Battle Royale has become certified gaming phenomenon. Pitting 100 players against each other on a single map, it melds fun, cartoonish gameplay with a fierce competitive streak, and has attracted millions of players across the globe across all ages and demographics.  Season 9 is now officially live,… Read more »

Playdate is an adorable handheld with games from the creators of Qwop, Katamari, and more

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Panic made its name through high-end Mac software, but more recently, the company moved into gaming, publishing indie hit Firewatch and the upcoming Untitled Goose Game. Now, the developer is expanding its work in games and moving in a very unexpected direction. Today, Panic unveiled Playdate, a tiny, yellow Game Boy-like device with a black-and-white… Read more »

Monster Hunter: World and Prey Headed to Xbox Game Pass

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April’s Xbox Game Pass additions will see such big titles as Monster Hunter: World, Prey, and Life is Strange 2: Episode 2 join the ever expanding list of games available for subscribers to Microsoft’s service. Announced by Xbox Wire, these games will become available on Xbox Game Pass throughout April and will be released in… Read more »

Fortnite is ‘the hottest game’ in years — and it’s new business model could turn the video game industry upside down (TTWO, ATVI)

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Epic Games   Fortnite, a Battle Royale-style game, is stealing attention away from games like Call of Duty and Grand Theft Auto Online.  The game is 100% free on consoles, which presents a challenge to video game company rivals like Activision Blizzard and Take-Two Interactive Software. Activision Blizzard and Take-Two Interactive Software shares have fallen,… Read more »