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What Fortnite’s Dance Emotes May Owe To The Black Artists Who Created Them

One of the many purchasable dance emotes in Fortnite is from Snoop Dogg’s “Drop It Like It’s Hot.” It’s called the Tidy Emote, and goes for 500 V-Bucks, the equivalent of $5 in the game’s rotating store. Players who get it canmake their character mimic Snoop’s wheel turning gesture from the video’s “park it like […]

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The Only Rule Of Fortnite Golf Is Stay Alive

Fortnite got a huge patch yesterday for the start of Season Five. Among other things like the addition of portals and some changes to how challenges work, the game also got a new emote that effectively lets players golf. For now, the mini-game feels barebones and disorganized. You have to keep score yourself and you…Read […]

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Fortnite’s Switch Motion Controls Are Surprisingly Not Terrible

With Fortnite: Battle Royale’s Season 5 update comes one feature that intrigued me a bit more than golf carts and portals. The option to enable motion controls for Switch made me curious to see how a game I’ve grown super familiar with would play. From the bit that I tried, motion controls are more useful […]

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Player Makes Mario Kart-Style Racetrack In Fortnite

Fortnite’s Playground mode is a good way for players to practice their skills among friends, but it’s also becoming fertile ground for ambitious creations. Instead of building towers to snipe from, players can build non-competitively, similar to a shared Minecraft server. As a result, you can get glorious monuments…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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PUBG Is Struggling To Find Its Place In A Battle Royale World

A declining player base. Multiple public-relations gaffes. And gameplay that still feels unfinished. Can PUBG turn its fortunes around, or will the game that launched a whole genre be remembered as just a flash in the frying pan?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fortnite’s New Playground Mode Is Live And Here’s How It Works (Update: It’s Down Now)

Fortnite’s long-awaited “Playground” mode is finally live this morning. It’s a freeform, Minecraft-like practice mode that will feel crucial to players who want a less chaotic environment in which to git gud. As Kotaku posts this, Fortnite just announced the mode is down for repairs while they “investigate some…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Realm Royale Mixes Wizards And Warriors With Fortnite

When hero shooter Paladins announced a battle royale mode, it felt a bit like a tacked on extra to a game struggling for identity. That battle royale mode has transformed into a standalone game, Realm Royale. While it’s still in alpha and rough around the edges, Realm Royale has a few good ideas that could […]

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‘Just Build lol’ Might Not Be Fortnite’s Winning Strat Much Longer

There are a hell of a lot of ways to win a Fortnite game, but the most reliable strat has gotten a little too reliable, says publisher Epic Games. In a blog post yesterday, Epic explained that they’ll be shaking things up a little, so players will need to get a little more resourceful.Read more… […]

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Battle Passes Are So Hot Right Now

Pay-to-win games are garbage. Loot boxes are passe. Cosmetics are cute, but not a great incentive to keep playing. Game publishers have cycled through a bevy of monetization gimmicks aimed at keeping gamers putting cash into their games, some more successful than others. Now, more and more of them seem to be…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Fortnite just got Stink Bombs, super-rare grenades that deal five damage every half-second anyone is

Fortnite just got Stink Bombs, super-rare grenades that deal five damage every half-second anyone is in the stink cloud. We don’t know yet whether they’ll pass our sniff test—they’re hard to find—but we hope we won’t get hurt in the process! Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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There’s Now A Battle Royale Game With Freak Physics And It’s Great

Battle Royale games are a dime a dozen these days, each with unique tones and degrees of seriousness. Totally Accurate Battlegrounds offers the silliest take yet, with floppy-armed noodle people and deliberately glitchy gunplay taking the experience to absurd heights.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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New Leak Suggests That Fortnite Is Coming To Switch

Fortnite is coming to Switch, according to a leaked E3 document that we believe is real, as well as sources speaking to Kotaku. It’s not clear whether this apparent port will include Fortnite’s free Battle Royale mode, its players-vs-zombies Save The World mode, or both.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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