Fortnite does whatever it takes in upcoming Avengers: Endgame crossover

Fortnite Avengers Endgame Epic Games limited time mode LTM crossover
The world’s most popular video game is teaming up, once again, with one of cinema’s biggest franchises. In celebration of Avengers: Endgame, Epic Games is bringing some more Marvel comic content to Fortnite and we at least know that Captain America’s shield will be involved.

The news was revealed via the tweet below, but additional information is unknown at this time. As you can see, the tweet reads “Whatever it takes,” which is a phrase that some of the original Avengers have used in the Endgame trailers. It’s a reference to attempting to reverse the “decimation” of half the population (including many superheroes) caused by the snap of Thanos’ fingers in Avengers: Infinity War.

If you missed out, Epic Games teamed up with Marvel and Disney previously in celebration of Infinity War by having a special event where players could pick up the Infinity Gauntlet in the Battle Royale map and turn into Thanos. Fortnite players who became the Mad Titan had a higher health pool and were able to leap around the map with a super jump to take out players by using a powerful punch or a blast from the Power Stone.

The teaser for this Fortnite and Avengers: Endgame crossover includes the adamantium shield of Captain America and if this event is structured similarly to the Infinity Gauntlet Limited Time Mode, finding it could yield similar powers for players. Captain America is a super soldier, so it would make sense for players to be able to jump far and use a strong punch against enemies. In replace of the Power stone blast, players could throw the shield.

In the trailer for Endgame, “Whatever it takes” is said by Captain America, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and Iron Man. If the Fortnite event includes abilities from the rest of that crew, it could end up being one of the most exciting Limited Time Modes Fortnite has seen. Even if its just Captain America’s shield, it’s a smart play by Epic Games to further the relationship between its popular battle royale and the wildly popular Marvel Comics movies. We’ll have to wait until April 25 to see what kind of Fortnite experience launches before heading to theaters to see Endgame on opening night, April 26.

Movies & TV

We got one! Ghostbusters 3 brings back another original cast member

The upcoming film Ghostbusters 3 will not only continue the franchise that began with the 1984 movie; it will also bring back some members of the original cast. The film is scheduled to hit theaters in July 2020.
Movies & TV

Skip the sunshine this summer and watch the best shows on Hulu

It's often overwhelming to navigate Hulu's robust library of TV shows. To help, we put together a list of the best shows on Hulu, whether you're into frenetic cartoons, intelligent dramas, or anything in between.
Movies & TV

Those Marvel Phase Four leaks are probably fake, and here’s why

A new collection of rumors from a purported "Marvel insider" claim to reveal what the future holds for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including the MCU's Phase Four film slate, but have some major red flags.

From Nintendo to Capcom, here are the best booths we saw at E3 2019

Every year, publishers and developers gather in Los Angeles to show off their games at E3. Booths are a major part of the excitement and this year didn't let us down. From Nintendo to Capcom, here are the best booths of E3 2019.
Movies & TV

Armed with new footage, Avengers: Endgame returns to theaters with record in sight

Marvel Studios is bringing Avengers: Endgame back to theaters with some new footage and other elements in order to challenge James Cameron's Avatar and become the highest-grossing movie of all time.

The GX gets smarter as it ages; it’s even teaching tricks to other Lexus models

Lexus gave the GX 460 tech and visual updates for the 2020 model year. The GX now comes standard with a full suite of electronic driving aids, including automatic braking with pedestrian detection and adaptive cruise control.

Best Buy stores are now certified to repair Apple devices

Apple completed a major expansion of the Apple authorized service provider program — Best Buy stores are now all certified to repair Apple devices. Now, eight out of 10 Apple customers live within 20 minutes of an authorized service…
Movies & TV

Apple TV Plus streaming service recruits Hollywood A-listers to take on Netflix

Apple has an ambitious slate of original programming it has been developing, and now we know where we'll be able to see it. Apple confirmed its new subscription service, Apple TV Plus, and revealed some of the projects it will air.

Hasselblad’s CFV II and 907X are a modern take on a photography classic

The CFV II 50C digital back is compatible with V system cameras from nearly the middle of last century, while the new 907X camera body turns it into an ultra-compact medium format machine using X system lenses.
Smart Home

Amazon has the best deal on the Dyson V8 Animal cordless vacuum right now

Amazon dropped its price for the Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum more than it did for other Dyson V-series Animal models. The Dyson V8 Animal is the sweet spot in the lineup with features of later generations but the price of earlier…

YouTube could make big changes to children’s content amid federal investigation

YouTube is considering major changes to its recommendation algorithm amid an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission into how it handles videos aimed at children. The investigation is in its late stages, and is in response to…
Emerging Tech

This humanlike synthesized speech could be the future of audiobooks

You probably wouldn't want Siri or Alexa reading you an entire audiobook. A new startup called DeepZen has developed a text-to-speech A.I. that sounds impressively human. Check it out.

YouTube’s new HD music videos let you relive your youth in vivid detail

Relive your youth in vivid detail with YouTube's new HD music videos. The video sharing website will be converting your favorite, decades-old music videos from SD to HD and the first hundred of them are available to watch right now.

The ESPYs will include a Best Esports Moment category for the first time

For the first time, esports will be recognized alongside global sports at the 2019 ESPYs with as a new category. The Best Esports Moment category features SonicFox, Cloud9, Team Liquid, Astralis, Invictus, and Spitfire as nominees.