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Fortnite from Epic Games first arrived on PC as an early access game in 2017. Featuring a mode called Save the World, players could jump online with a group of friends to collect resources, build structures, and defend against waves of zombie-like creatures called Husks. Fortnite then soared to popularity upon the release of its free-to-play mode, Battle Royale. It was a unique take on an already popularized and relatively fresh genre seen in games such as H1Z1, Arma 2, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Today, Fortnite: Battle Royale is a cultural phenomenon, being the most popular online video game in the US.

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I'm canceling my backlog for Apex Legends. Be back never

Live service games like Fortnite and Apex Legends are eating up everyone's time, leaving other games out in the cold. While my backlog continues to grow, it seems the gaming industry is struggling to keep up as well.
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Get creative and collect 15 coins with our Fortnite overtime challenges guide

The first Fortnite overtime challenges are now available. Use our guide to help you collect the hidden coins in the featured Creative mode islands and get closer to that free season eight battle pass.
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Apex Legends proves battle royale is no fad. In fact, it’s just getting started

Apex Legends came out of nowhere to take the top spot as battle royale in 2019, and it now looks as if it'll be the biggest game of the year. Its sudden success proves the battle royale fad still has plenty of life left in it.
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How to link and merge your ‘Fortnite’ accounts across all platforms

Epic Games allows you to link together several of your gaming accounts under one roof for Fortnite. Here's how to do it, and information on merging multiple Epic Games accounts together.
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Hey, sharpshooter! Our guide to Fortnite's shooting gallery challenge is here

The Fortnite week 10 challenges for season 7 are finally here. The biggest obstacle this week is the shooting gallery challenge. We take you to all the locations and tell you how to complete them.
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The history of Battle Royale: From mod to worldwide phenomenon

Battle royale games like PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds’ and Fortnite have become the biggest trend in video games. The genre is also pushing the envelope in Twitch streaming and eSports.
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Where to catch the encore of Marshmello's Fortnite concert if you missed it

EDM star DJ Marshmello performed a different sort of concert today: one held live in-game in Fortnite. The concert was held in Pleasant Park, where the usual football field was transformed into a stage and a massive dance party broke out.
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Party like it's the gilded age and pop 10 golden balloons in this week's challenge

The Fortnite season 7, week 9 challenges have arrived as we near the end of this wintery season. One of the biggest challenges this week is to find and pop 10 Fortnite golden balloons. Here's where to find these balloons and how to pop them…
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‘Fortnite’ update adds mobile controller support and icy grenade weapon

Fortnite's latest content update has added controller support for the mobile versions of the game. The update also includes a new snowy weapon, as well as a fancy limited-time mode.
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Players can see inside ‘Fortnite: Save the World’ loot boxes before buying them

The V-Buck Llamas of Fortnite: Save the World will become X-Ray Llamas once the 7.30 patch is released. Players will be able to see the exact contents of the llama-shaped loot boxes before buying them.
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‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ hopes to challenge ‘Fortnite’ with ‘PUBG Lite’

PUBG Lite, the slimmed-down, free-to-play version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, has started beta testing. PUBG Corp. will look to better challenge Fortnite with PUBG Lite, which will be a completely standalone game.
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‘Fortnite’ player discovers game-changing heavy shotgun bug

A Fortnite player who goes by the name Airaga on Reddit uploaded a video that showed a potentially game-changing bug. Using the heavy shotgun, players may replicate what Airaga does in the video to shoot through walls.
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Find the hidden Battle star with our 'Fortnite' weekly challenge guide

The Fortnite season 7, week 8 challenges have arrived in Battle Royale. Of the challenge this week, the biggest and most mysterious challenge is the Fortnite search between a mysterious hatch, a giant rock lady, and a precarious flatbed…
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Find and destroy ice shards with our 'Fortnite' Ice Storm challenge guide

The Fortnite Ice Storm limited time event is going on right now, offering plenty of new challenges and rewards for players in Battle Royale. One of the new challenges tasks players with finding and destroying Fortnite ice shards. We show…
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Need help with the Day 3 'Fortnite' Ice Storm challenges? We've got you covered

The Fortnite Ice Storm challenges are going strong right now in Fortnite Battle Royale. In this guide, we go over where to find both the Golden Ice Brutes and the Ranged Ice Fiends. In addition, we let you know how to best destroy them to…
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‘Fortnite’ update makes you the most dangerous snowman ever

The latest content update for Epic Games' Fortnite adds the Sneaky Snowman item, turning players into stealthy masters of disguise. The update also changes the Sniper Shootout game mode.
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Fortnite V-Bucks being used by criminals for money laundering on dark web

Criminals are using Fortnite's V-Bucks for money laundering schemes on the dark web. Epic Games, apparently, is not doing enough to prevent the game from being used for the illegal activity.
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For Netflix, ‘Fortnite’ on YouTube is a bigger threat than HBO

In a letter to shareholders, Netflix explained that it views the video game Fortnite as bigger competition than HBO, with YouTube videos of the game drawing viewers away from the streaming platform.