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Apple now sees Unreal Engine as a potential second Trojan horse

Apple now sees Unreal Engine as a potential second Trojan horse

The drama between Apple and Epic Games has not yet subsided as the two await their day in court. Epic Games is still pushing for an injunction that will allow Fortnite to return to iOS, including the new direct payment option that started this whole situation. Apple, on the other hand, is also pushing to practically block Unreal Engine on iOS, this time by halting its development in the interest of keeping iOS devices secure and uncompromised.

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Fortnite x Rocket League crossover inbound with Llama-Rama weekend event

Fortnite x Rocket League crossover inbound with Llama-Rama weekend event

Two hit games -- Fortnite and Rocket League -- are about to have a big crossover with a weekend event dubbed "Llama-Rama." The crossover is to celebrate Rocket League becoming free-to-play (as previously announced), according to Epic Games, which teased players in a tweet today promising dual-game rewards for those who participate later this month.

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Fortnite Chipotle Challenger Series will give winners a lot of burritos

Fortnite Chipotle Challenger Series will give winners a lot of burritos

Casual Mexican food restaurant Chipotle has announced its own Fortnite Challenger Series that will take place starting later this week, giving gamers the opportunity to win some cash and a whole lot of burritos. Called the Chipotle Challenger Series, the competition will take place over the next couple of weeks and will include 'popular streamers,' including NickEh30, Myth, Bugha, and more.

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Fortnite login issues force Paradox’s Platform Cup esports schedule change

Fortnite login issues force Paradox’s Platform Cup esports schedule change

Epic has just wrapped up a problem that had some players worried they'd been banned from Fortnite. Around 6:30 PM ET on Monday, Epic brought its Fortnite servers back online with a fix for the problem that was warning players they didn't have permission to play the game. Now we're seeing the fallout from this issue -- Epic says that it has tweaked the schedule for some planned Competitive matches.

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Fortnite “permission to play” and “play access” login issues lit up

Fortnite “permission to play” and “play access” login issues lit up

This afternoon Fortnite experienced some issues. Messages such as "you do not have permission to play Fortnite" or "Your account no longer has play access to Fortnite" appeared for a significant number of gamers throughout the day. Epic Games suggested that these messages did not indicate that any individual player was banned - though this issue did not necessarily mean that any banned player was reinstated as such.

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Fortnite update has a couple of massive surprises for battle royale players

Fortnite update has a couple of massive surprises for battle royale players

The latest Fortnite update dropped late last night, bringing surprising and quite massive changes to the battle royale island. The update is part of the game's Chapter 2 - Season 4 and its related Marvel superhero crossover -- and, as expected, the update brings big changes involving the game's newly arrived characters. Players have lost one popular destination, but it was worth the price considering what has replaced it.

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Nintendo announces Fortnite-themed Switch, but only for some regions

Nintendo announces Fortnite-themed Switch, but only for some regions

Custom, limited editions Nintendo consoles are nothing new, but typically, those consoles are themed around Nintendo games. It's somewhat rare to see a non-Nintendo game get a limited edition console, but it definitely isn't unheard of, especially when the game in question is popular. Today Nintendo revealed a limited edition console for one of the most popular games in world - Fortnite - but depending on where you live, you might have a hard time getting one.

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Viral Fortnite video shows what happens when Gauntlets and sharks collide

Viral Fortnite video shows what happens when Gauntlets and sharks collide

In case you somehow missed this detail, the sharks in Fortnite are, in fact, loot sharks. This means that if you kill one (before it kills you), you'll get a weapon and some ammo, and there's a good chance it will be a Legendary weapon. The downside? It takes quite a bit of time and more than a few bullets to kill a loot shark, often making it a risky activity. That is, unless you have Dr. Doom's Arcane Gauntlets and Mystical Bomb.

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Epic quietly made an important change to Fortnite reboot vans

Epic quietly made an important change to Fortnite reboot vans

Epic doesn't provide Fortnite players with patch notes anymore, a decision that remains controversial among players. Because of this, it can take time for players to notice any changes made in the game, particularly ones that aren't readily noticeable. Case in point? Players are just now realizing that in the most recent game patch, Epic introduced a big change to its reboot vans.

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Apple legal counterclaim says Epic is not a “modern corporate Robin Hood”

Apple legal counterclaim says Epic is not a “modern corporate Robin Hood”

Today Apple filed counterclaims and responses against Epic Games in a legal battle surrounding in-app purchases and the game Fortnite. Apple's claim suggests that "although Epic portrays itself as a modern corporate Robin Hood, in reality it is a multi-billion dollar enterprise that simply wants to pay nothing for the tremendous value it derives from the App Store."

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Epic owes Fortnite fans honesty in Apple feud

Epic owes Fortnite fans honesty in Apple feud

For weeks now, two tech giants have been going head to head over what might just be the most popular game in the world. Epic and Apple have been squaring off over the iOS App Store and the fees and restrictions that Apple imposes on developers who want to distribute apps through that store, with Fortnite caught in the crossfire. To hear Epic explain it, though, it sounds like the company is fighting an entirely different battle.

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Crysis remastered: Does it look like Fortnite?

Crysis remastered: Does it look like Fortnite?

Today we're taking a peek at a pair of screenshots showing the potential upgrade/downgrade of Crysis to the remastered version coming out soon. The original game was so demanding of the computers on which it ran that it became its own benchmark - one might ask of a PC: Can it run Crysis? Now, here upon remaster, the new Crysis has a special maxed-out graphics mode literally called "Can it Run Crysis?"

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