Fortnite cautiously avoids ties to Qatari Soccer World Cup

Image: Epic The current men’s football world cup in Qatar feels like the clearest example of everything that is wrong in the world. From its origins in a bribery scandal to the horrific death of thousands from migrant workers to make it happen, to the international support for the contest despite being held in a … Read more

Fortnite update adds new weapon, unlocks the grapple gauntlet

Fortnite Developer Epic Games has released the first major update for Chapter 3 Season 4: Paradise, and the popular free-to-play Battle Royale video game has added a new weapon, unlocked the Grapple Glove and more. Fortnite v22.10 generally has a lot of new changes for players to check out. More specifically, the new Fortnite update … Read more

Fortnite’s Epic Games makes a metaverse investment to scale even further

Fortnite Epic While the word “metaverse” pops up in my inbox so often now, it’s essentially the email equivalent of white noise, when Epic Games has made a specific metaverse investment, you’ll want to start paying attention. Epic is investing in metaverse infrastructure developer Hadean as part of their latest $30 million funding round, and … Read more

Secretlab’s Fortnite Battle Bus seat is comfortable, if a little big

Image: secret lab Look, I can’t break new ground on ‘the gamer chair’. They are known: colossal, pricey and often showy statements from Fortnite braveryfilled up with locks of Ninja’s blue hair (may we remember it with love) for luck. To accept the gamer chair is to accept the implication of Dorito fabric. Until know … Read more

We are saddened to report that somehow Fortnite is still very good

Fortnite! There is now a roller coaster.Image: epic games Every Friday, AV club staffers start our weekly open thread discussing game plans and recent gaming glory, but the real action, of course, is in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What are you playing this weekend? The frustrating of Fortnite– … Read more

Browns RB Kareem Hunt Hosts Fortnite Tournament At UA For Local Kids

AKRON, Ohio – Letting kids have fun while experiencing new possibilities in their education and future was the goal of Cleveland Browns who drove back Kareem Hunt Sunday when he hosted a kids’ Fortnite tournament featuring the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio in Lorain. Hunt started the day at the Boys & Girls … Read more