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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Is Getting A Battle Royale Mode

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is getting a battle royale mode, developer Treyarch said today, following in the footsteps of PUBG and Fortnite with a mode called Blackout. It confirms Kotaku’s report from last month that Activision will be the first major publisher to join the battle royale craze.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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PUBG Apparently Has Mysterious Golden Treasure Chests Now

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is still working the kinks out of its new map, Sanhok, adding more and details with each new test period. The most recent test opened the map to all players, who have discovered strange golden chests lurking around the island.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fortnite Players Are Having Fun Trolling Thanos

Don’t let his superpowers fool you: Thanos’ arrival in Fortnite is surprisingly silly. Players are taking advantage of Thanos in the best ways, or using Thanos to spread cheer. Given that Thanos is supposed to be a homicidal villain, seeing him in Fortnite’s ridiculous world has been amazing.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fortnite’s Avengers Crossover Is So Good, It Should Be A Permanent Mode

The hottest game in the world has teamed up with one of the biggest movie franchises around, and while it’s technically a marketing ploy, damn if it’s not a good one. This is the most fun I’ve ever had with Fortnite.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fortnite’s Comet Drama Showed What The Game Does Best

You’ve probably heard about how a comet hit the Fortnite map by now. There’s a reason so many people were transfixed by this cosmic encounter: developer Epic made it feel like an event, worthy of wonder in the same way a real-world solar eclipse would be. In an age of instant social media updates, constant […]

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Despite Haters, Fortnite Players Fill Enormous Dusty Divot Crater 

Now that the Fortnite comet has hit, the map is doted with craters. The biggest crater, as we all know, is located at Dusty Divot. You can’t really go to Dusty without entering a fight now. Regardless, one group of fearless Fortnite fans challenged themselves to build over the entire crater, and it turned into […]

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The Newest Battle Royale Contender Is In Very Early Access

Lawbreakers developer Boss Key Productions released Radical Heights today as a free-to-play early access game on Steam. The “x-treme early access” battle royale game comes too late to cash in on the genre’s popularity. While it might have a few good ideas, it is one messy game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The People Behind Lawbreakers Are Looking To Rebound With A Battle Royale Game

Just days after publishing a blog post announcing a shift away from its struggling first-person shooter, LawBreakers, Cliff Bleszinski’s studio Boss Key Productions has announced a new Battle Royale-style game called Radical Heights.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fortnite Mobile Is Becoming A Battle of the Sexes

“Girls have officially ruined Fortnite mobile,” a Twitter user named Michael recently declared. “Girls in my school killed Fortnite mobile for me smh,” wrote Twitter user Julian. Maybe these statements sound dramatic, but the culture around Fortnite goes beyond kills and wins. Fortnite has become a constant presence…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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I’m A Fortnite Meathead Who Hasn’t Learned How To Build Yet

As a battle royale shooter, Fortnite stands out from an increasingly saturated market by giving players the ability to craft structures, traps, and objects. Any player worth their salt will also probably tell you that you need to build in Fortnite if you want to be any good. And yet, dozens of hours into Fortnite, […]

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Fortnite Continues To Crush It

Last weekend, the cartoonish battle royale game Fortnite hit 3.4 million concurrent users across all platforms. Before that, Chance the Rapper was begging Epic Games for a Switch port. And this week alone, we’ve gotten two hefty updates from the development team detailing new tweaks, item/weapon additions, and…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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PUBG Patch Tries To Fix The Game’s Unpopular New Map

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ desert map of Miramar is a vast wasteland where one bad drop can leave you without a hiding place or weapons. A new update implements changes to the map, which had become so unpopular that players have been editing their game’s files to avoid it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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