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Posing In Apex Legends Is Crashing The Game

Have you ever flexed so hard in a game you made it crash? That’s apparently a dream coming true for Apex Legends players, where performing Epic animated poses is breaking the game. Respawn is asking players of the battle royale shooter to stop using them.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Epic Games Store Will ‘Welcome’ NFT Games After Steam Bans Them

Epic Games and its CEO Tim Sweeney are open to letting games that use blockchain technology and NFTs onto its PC store, even as NFTs continue to be criticized for being a giant, planet-burning scam filled with grifters. This follows Valve’s decision to remove and ban all games that utilize NFTs and blockchain…Read more… Continue […]

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Epic Wins Big Fortnite Lawsuit Against Apple

Today a U.S. District Court judge ruled in Epic Games’ favor in its lawsuit against Apple. As a result, Apple can no longer dictate that purchases made in apps on its own devices go through the App Store. Apple had previously collected 30% of the revenue for purchases made in Epic Games’ Fortnite.Read more… Continue […]

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Warhammer 40K: Battlesector: The Kotaku Review

I said in April that there were too many Warhammer games, and I stand by that, but this month we at least got a good one to add to the list, something we haven’t been able to do for a while. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Warhammer 40K: Battlesector: The Kotaku Review

I said in April that there were too many Warhammer games, and I stand by that, but this month we at least got a good one to add to the list, something we haven’t been able to do for a while. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Everything That’s Happening In The Apple vs Epic Case

The big court case between Apple and Epic is one of the most important legal showdowns in the history of video games. It’s also throwing up a ton of very funny and interesting looks at how these billion-dollar companies do business behind the scenes.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Epic Tried To Convince Xbox To Make Multiplayer Free Alongside Apple Fight

An email between Epic CEO Tim Sweeney and Xbox head Phil Spencer, made public today as part of the ongoing Epic versus Apple trial, shows Sweeney trying to entice Spencer to take “free-to-play” multiplayer out from behind the Xbox Live paywall to coincide with Epic’s war against the App Store.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Here’s What Epic Paid To Give Away All Those ‘Free’ Games

So long as capitalism remains the law of the land, nothing in this world is free—not even “free” video games. But, by giving them away, Epic managed to lure new users to its fledgling store for next to nothing, so there’s a lot to be said for the appearance of free stuff.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Epic CEO Tim Sweeney Is Very Excited About The Epic Games Store Losing A Ton Of Money

Epic is going to lose at least $330 million as a result of all those Epic Game Store exclusives and free games. But on Twitter, Epic CEO Tim Sweeney considers this an investment and seems surprisingly excited about losing hundreds of millions of dollars.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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So, It’s Been A Year, Huh

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the growing outbreak of covid-19 a pandemic. In the year since, over 120 million people have been infected by the virus worldwide, and 2.5 million people have died because of covid-19. Life has forever been changed. We wear masks. Avoid crowds. Businesses have…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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So, It’s Been A Year, Huh

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the growing outbreak of covid-19 a pandemic. In the year since, over 120 million people have been infected by the virus worldwide, and 2.5 million people have died because of covid-19. Life has forever been changed. We wear masks. Avoid crowds. Businesses have…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Epic Says Even More Epic Store Exclusives Are Coming In The Future

Epic pissed off a lot of people when it first revealed that big games like Metro Exodus and Borderlands 3 would be Epic Games Store timed-exclusives on PC. Now it says that even more exclusivity deals are on the way.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Get Free Games and Add-ons from Ubisoft and Epic All Week

My favorite part of the holidays is knowing that some game developers and distribution services will stop at nothing to win my attention. I’m fine with the resultant marketing deluge, because it usually means I can spend 15 minutes or so each day—for about a week—collecting a hoard of free games, add-ons, and other…Read more… […]

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Epic’s Latest Apple Argument Hints At Plans For World Domination

Epic’s latest legal response in its case against Apple rehashes many of the points previously brought up, attempting to show Apple as a monopoly and get Fortnite, with its own payment option, back on the App Store. But it also includes some intriguing insight into the developer’s future plans for Fortnite as a…Read more… Continue […]

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Marvel Made Fortnite Canon and I Have Lost My Entire Mind

Trying to make sense of comics continuity at the best of times requires offering up a tiny little part of your brain to be smushed to gooey smithereens in the mortar and pestle of comic book publishing tomfoolery. But friends, I fear trying to make sense of Marvel’s newest tango with the world of Fortnite […]

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Epic Tells Court Its Apple Case ‘Had To Be A Big Fight’

We’re still waiting on a written decision from today’s court hearing between Apple and Epic, which was to determine whether to grant Epic’s temporary restraining order restoring Fortnite to the App Store and stopping Apple from removing developers’ access to Unreal Engine tools. As the court proceedings further drove…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Apple Court Filing Says Epic Asked For Special Deal Before All This Nonsense Started

When we last left the legal battle between Epic Games and Apple, the game maker had requested the court prevent Apple from removing its games and dev tool access from the App Store. Today, Apple fired back in a filing opposing the request, producing an email dated June 30 from Epic CEO Tim Sweeney asking […]

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Apple Court Filing Says Epic Asked For Special Deal Before All This Nonsense Started

When we last left the legal battle between Epic Games and Apple, the game maker had requested the court prevent Apple from removing its games and dev tool access from the App Store. Today, Apple fired back in a filing opposing the request, producing an email dated June 30 from Epic CEO Tim Sweeney asking […]

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