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Cody Perez

Cody Perez

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Cody is that stereotypical nerdy otaku guy. He loves everything Japanese from niche visual novels like 999 and Kara no Shoujo to JRPG’s to anime like Guilty Crown and Tokyo Ghoul. When he's not here doing your daily game guides, you can find him reviewing anime for IGN and Fandom Post. He can be found wandering around anime conventions and premieres so he's always down to say hello. If you're looking to connect with him or just want to chat about games and anime, hit him up on Twitter.

Fortnite characters by a car.

How to win Fortnite Solos, Duos, Zero Build, and more

In this guide, we will show you how to achieve a Victory Royale in Fortnite. It can be tough, but there are a slew of things you can do to gain the upper hand.
Characters fishing in LEGO Fortnite.

How to refund Fortnite skins, cars, and other store items

We've all made purchases we've wound up regretting. Sometimes, those purchases come in the form of Fortnite cosmetics. Here's how to get a refund in Fortnite.
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How to change your Fortnite name on desktop and console

The name that you display in Fortnite is just as important as the skins you wear. We'll teach you how -- and how often -- you can switch up your username.
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How to get special items in Pokémon Go

Special items in Pokemon Go can be used to evolve your cute critters into powerful Pokemon capable of competitive play. Here's how to get those special items.
Gifts in Fortnite.

How to gift in Fortnite

You can gift your Fortnite friends cosmetic items like skins, pickaxes, gliders, and battle passes -- but be careful of Epic Games' strict gifting restrictions.
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Can you still unlock the Galaxy skin in Fortnite?

Sadly, the Galaxy skin is no longer available in Fortnite, as the offer has ended. Currently, a Marvel-themed season is going on, featuring new challenges.
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Can you still unlock the Deadpool skin in Fortnite?

Fortnite's chapter 2 season 2 ended earlier in 2020, meaning you can no longer unlock the Deadpool skin. But here's what Deadpool's challenges looked like.
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Activision Blizzard teases two unannounced games alongside Call of Duty 2020

Activision has revealed its slate of 2020 titles, including two unannounced games based on existing titles. Meanwhile, Call of Duty 2020 is “still on track.”
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How to secure your Xbox account

With your payment and game info all online, securing your Xbox Live account is one of the most important things a player should do. Here’s how to do it.
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How to secure your PSN account

Protection is of the utmost importance in online gaming. Here’s how to protect your PSN account using multiple methods like two-factor authentication.
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GDC Summer event will be online-only this August

The Game Developers Conference is hosting GDC Summer in place of the originally canceled March 2020 event and it will only be available online in August.
Fortnite World Cup 2020 Canceled

Fornite’s World Cup tourney is skipping this year because of the coronavirus

Epic Games announced that the popular Fortnite World Cup will not host its second event this year because of COVID-19. Instead, it will return in 2021.
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All Fortnite season 2 weekly challenges

Our guide for completing and earning rewards for Fortnite's season 2 challenges. With new challenges each week, this guide will help you complete them easily.
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Fortnite Deadpool takeover event: Map changes, new items, and more

A Fortnite Deadpool takeover began in season 2 of battle royale. The Merc with a Mouth changed the Yacht and released new items to purchase in this event.
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Official Xbox Magazine shuts down after 18 years of operation

The Official Xbox Magazine is shutting down after 18 years of service. This closure is but one part of publisher Future’s major changes to its business.

Doom Eternal breaks series record for launch weekend sales

Doom Eternal is now the highest-selling game in the series fin terms of opening weekend sales. it also reached a whopping 100,000 concurrent players on Steam.
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Careful with that Switch. Nintendo closes all North American repair centers

Warranties are extended to account for the closures, but anything already received at a repair center will remain there
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Fortnite helicopters and Spy Games are here in update 12.20

Fortnite update 12.20 is out now on all platforms. This latest update includes the release of the long-awaited Fortnite helicopters and the Spy Games event.
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Fortnite Choppa guide: Where to find all helipad locations

Fortnite's 12.20 update introduced a new aerial vehicle -- the Choppa. From Pleasant Park to the Agency, here's where you can find the helicopters in season 2.
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GDC postponed over coronavirus, so gaming companies forge new plans

The Game Developers Conference 2020 has been postponed after coronavirus concerns caused companies like Microsoft, PlayStation, and Epic Games to withdraw.
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Fortnite week 4 challenge guide: Grumpy Greens, Mowdown

The Fortnite week 4 challenges are here in the second part of the TNTina Trials. Find out where to visit the Grumpy Greens, Mowdown, and Risky Reels locations.
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Fortnite week 3 challenge guide: Land at Rig, Hydro 16, Logjam Woodworks

The Fortnite week 3 challenges are out now as the TNTina’s Trials. As part of it, here’s where to land at The Rig, Hydro 16, and Logjam Woodworks landmarks.
Valve Index VR

Valve Index VR goes on sale again Monday in time for Half-Life: Alyx

The Valve Index VR headset will be back in stock for on Monday, March 9, after the coronavirus impacted production. It goes on sale in time for Half-Life: Alyx.
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Fortnite season 2 challenge guide: Find Shadow safe houses

The Fortnite Shadow safe house locations are part of one of the biggest and important challenges during the week 2 Brutus Briefing missions. Here’s where to go.
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Fortnite season 2 map guide: Shark, Grotto, Agency, Rig

With the release of update 12.00, the Fortnite season 2 map changes are here. There are five new named locations: The Agency, Shark, Rig, Grotto, and Yacht.
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Fortnite season 2 challenge guide: Visit lighthouse, Apres Ski, and Mount Kay

The Fortnite season 2 challenges begin with the Brutus’ Briefing missions. The biggest task asks players to visit Lockie’s Lighthouse, Apres Ski, and Mount Kay.
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Fortnite season 2 is finally here, with secret agents and Deadpool

After the longest season of Fortnite battle royale ever, Epic Games finally released Fortnite season 2. The update comes with Deadpool and new map changes.
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Fortnite Love and War challenges guide: How to play Search and Destroy

Epic Games is hosting the first event of the year for Fortnite battle royale and it is the Love and War event in celebration of Valentine’s Day coming up.
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Persona 3 fans take to Twitter to rally for a remake of beloved game

The Persona community has shown its love for the series by coming together and making its desire for a Persona 3 remake one of the trending topics on Twitter.
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Fortnite Cameo vs. Chic challenge guide: Visit the lonely recliner

The latest batch of new Fortnite overtime challenges are here and they are the Cameo vs Chic challenges, offering players a new skin style and other rewards. As part of those new challenges, here’s how to visit the Fortnite lonely recliner, radio station, and outdoor movie theater on the map.
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Fortnite 8-Ball vs. Scratch challenge guide: Dance at rainbow rentals

The Fortnite 8-Ball vs. Scratch challenges are now available for players to complete this week as part of the overtime challenges. The biggest challenge in the group is to dance at the Fortnite rainbow rentals, beach bus, and lake canoe. Here's how to get to those locations.
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Fortnite Remedy vs Toxin challenge guide: Where to find food trucks

The Fortnite Remedy vs. Toxin challenges are out now, continuing the weekly challenges for chapter 2, season 1. Among the challenges is the Fortnite food trucks challenge where players must find three different trucks and visit them to complete the challenge.
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Fortnite Remedy vs. Toxin challenge guide: Where to find bus stops

The Fortnite Remedy vs. Toxin challenges are available right now, offering players a chance to earn a new skin option for the new outfit. One of the new challenges is to find the Fortnite bus stops and visit them within the same match. Here are the locations that you should visit.
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Fortnite Winterfest guide: How to dance in front of holiday trees

The Fortnite Winterfest 2019 challenges are available right now. Each day, Epic Games is releasing new challenges for players to complete. One such challenge is to dance in front of the Fortnite holiday trees in the game. Find out the locations of all of them here so you can complete this challenge.