Tag: Epic Games

The Carlton and Floss dances are no longer in Forza Horizon 4

We can dance if we want to. We can leave your friends behind. But if your friends dance the “Carlton” and “Floss” in Forza Horizon 4, then they may no longer dance. And they are also no friends of mine. Developer Playground Games has removed two dances from its excellent […]

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Unity backs down in dispute with Improbable, schedules Reddit chat

Unity Technologies backed down on its previous stance in a dispute that erupted last week with SpatialOS platform maker Improbable and rival game engine maker Epic Games. While Unity criticized Improbable for helping developers make Unity-based games without express permission, Unity backed down on its previous stance that existing games […]

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Epic, Improbable create $25 million fund to transition devs away from Unity

Unity found itself at the center of a controversy today, and now competitor Epic Games is turning up the heat. Unity is cutting off future support for the online-multiplayer development platform SpatialOS from accessing its game-development toolkit. Improbable, the owner and operator of SpatialOS, posted a blog about this corporate […]

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‘What Remains of Edith Finch’ is now free on the Epic Games store

Back when Epic Games first announced its digital storefront for PC games, the publisher also revealed that it would be giving away a new free game every two weeks for the first year of the platform’s existence. That program kicked off with none other than Subnautica on December 14th, and was followed by Super Meat […]

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‘Super Meat Boy’ is now free on the Epic Games Store through January 10th

If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to spend less money on video games, it’s your lucky day. The Epic Games Store is continuing its full year of free game giveaways this week with the super challenging puzzle platformer Super Meat Boy. Starting December 28th, the promotion is live until 11:59 PM ET on January […]

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The Epic Games store will give away a free game every two weeks in 2019

Epic Games launched its just-announced digital distribution platform last night during The Game Awards 2018 with a limited selection of games for sale, including Supergiant Games’ new title Hades. Even with its generous revenue split for developers, competing with Steam is going to be an uphill battle for Epic Games. But if there’s one surefire […]

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‘Fortnite’ developer will challenge Steam with its own digital game store

Steam isn’t the only digital PC game store, but it has long been the dominant player in the industry. Many developers have attempted to break the Steam stranglehold with their own proprietary offerings — Origin, Uplay, Battle.net — but those stores are typically limited to games from the developers that run them. There simply aren’t […]

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He Helped People Cheat at Grand Theft Auto. Then His Home Was Raided.

MELBOURNE, Australia — Imagine you are racing a car through a packed city center. You are in first place, only seconds from victory, when suddenly, a missile explodes and kills you. By the time you have come back to life — you’re playing a video game — you are far […]

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Fortnite for iOS Adds Fortnitemares 2018 Event, Includes New Skin, Glider, and Cube Monsters

Epic Games’ smash hit, Fortnite, continues to keep feature parity a top priority as it updates the iOS version of the title to reflect the same update on consoles and PC. On Wednesday, Epic officially announced its latest major event for the Fortnite Battle Royale experience. This one’s called “Fortnitemares […]

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Sony CEO makes it clear that console cross-play is never coming to ‘Fortnite’ on PS4

While other stories have taken precedent in the months since E3 2018, the controversy surrounding Sony’s decision to disallow cross-play between Fortnite players on PS4 and those on Xbox One and Switch is still raging online. After all, just two weeks after Switch owners discovered that they weren’t able to log in to their Epic […]

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Google found a major security flaw in the Android Fortnite installer, but it has already been fixed

The decision by Epic Games to distribute Fornite outside the Google Play Store has been widely criticized. Since the initial game installation and subsequent updates are handled by the Fornite launcher app, instead of the Play Store (or Galaxy Apps on Samsung devices), Epic has to build its own security infrastructure. In a moment of […]

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Fortnite beta invites are going out, as first wave comes to non-Samsung phones

As per an official Tweet yesterday evening from Epic Games, the developer has clearly stated that it has opened up the Fortnite Android Beta to more devices. This is only the first wave of invites, but more will surely follow. So if you haven’t signed up yet, make sure to navigate to Epic’s website to […]

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