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PUBG juggernaut hits 400 million users, and for a limited time, players can get the PC version for $19.99

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, the progenitor and once-reigning champion of last-player-standing battle royale gaming that’s swept the video game world by storm, has hit over 400 million play

Reflections on E3 2018

After taking a year off, I returned to E3 this week. It’s always a fun show, in spite of the fact that the show floor has come to rival Comic-Con in terms of the mass of people the show’s organize

Here’s what having the biggest game of the year looks like at E3

For all of the beautiful photo-realistic titles shown off at E3 this year, for all the mind-bending storylines and beautiful art styles, it seems that nobody can stop thinking about Fortnite. The batt

Fortnite is headed to the Nintendo Switch, according to new leaks

The question at this point, really, is which platforms Fortnite isn’t being planned for. The Amazon Echo, maybe? Fitbit? Honestly, those are probably just a matter of time, too, as Epic’s mass

Fortnite had a $296 million April

Just how big is Fortnite? Very big. Very, very big. $296 million in April, big. That’s according to SuperData Research (via The Verge), a service that tracks digital game sales. The number, which in

Epic Games will pump $100 million into Fortnite eSports competitions

Epic Games doesn’t want the party to stop. The gaming company announced today that it plans to funnel $100 million into Fortnite eSports competitions for the “2018-2019 season,” a mo

Fortnite is finally coming to Android this summer

Fortnite is finally coming to Android…in a matter of months. After dominating the iOS gaming charts since March, the wildly popular sandbox survival game will be hitting the world’s top mobile ope

Fortnite Battle Royale’s Solo Showdown lets players compete for up to 50,000 V-Bucks

For the first time ever, Fortnite Battle Royale players have the chance to compete with one another for a huge amount of V-Bucks, the game’s virtual currency. Fortnite Battle Royale often adds n

Battle royale smash-hit Fortnite’s next move could be super

Fortnite Battle Royale has transcended your average video game to become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon. In fact, the third-person shooter saw a peak 3.4 million concurrent players in March, with t

Disney’s ultra-realistic Millennium Falcon flight simulator will need 8 GPUs to run

Disney is building a real-time, ultra-high-res flight simulator for the Millennium Falcon and they’re powering it with eight daisy-chained high-end Nvidia GPUs. The experience, which is destined

Drake and Ninja are playing Fortnite live on Twitch

What do Drake, Ninja the professional esports player, Kim Dotcom, Travis Scott and NFL player JuJu Smith-Schuster have in common? They’re all playing Fortnite together right now and live-streami

Fortnite is coming to iOS, will sport cross play with PC and PS4

Fornite is on fire. The popular game takes the familiar artistic direction and freemium structure of popular mobile games and combines it with the last-person-standing gameplay directive of other vira

Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2015 Will Launch On July 20

Microsoft today announced that Visual Studio 2015 (VS 2015), the latest version of the company's integrated development environment, will launch on July 20. This latest version greatly emphasizes c

Epic Games Tries Something New, Licenses All Of Unreal Engine 4 For $19 A Month

Licensing a big 3D engine (like Unreal) to build your video game has always been... kind of hard. Pricing was done case-by-case. You had to explain what you were up to, negotiate for weeks; it wasn't

Mozilla And Epic Games Bring Unreal Engine 3 To The Web, No Plugin Needed

Back in 2011, Epic ported its popular Unreal Engine 3 technology to Flash and showed how relatively high-end 3D games could run in the browser. It’s 2013 now, however, and Flash isn’t exac

Video: Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3 Contines To Impress

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/ue3bloom.jpg" />Clearly <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/epic-games/">Epic Games</a> knows there's a number of people out there <a

Video: Epic Games' Samaritan Real-Time Demo: How Long Will We Be Waiting For Graphics Like These?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/samaritan.jpg" /><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/epic-games/">Epic Games</a> showed off a video last week at GDC that reminded peo

Epic Games Lowers Price Of Unreal Development Kit For Indie Devs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/unrealengine.jpg" />Really good news for the small game developers out there. Epic Games has changed the licensing scheme for its free Un

Video: Epic Games' Infinity Blade For iOS Looks *Ridiculous*

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/epicgamess.jpg" />John Carmack told us, <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/08/12/quakecon-carmack-has-rage-running-at-60-frames-per-

Epic Games says something silly about piracy

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/epicgames.png" />Anyone else tired of video game publishers complaining about piracy? Like, human nature is such that you'll always have
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