Move over, Fortnite: how Valorant became the next big competitive game | Games – Blog – Emails

On a Tuesday in early April, viewers around the globe watched streamers on Twitch play one particular game for a combined 34m hours, smashing established live-streaming viewership records. The game in question, Valorant by Riot Games, has been averaging hundreds of thousands of daily spectators ever since, quickly displacing Twitch stalwarts such as League of […]

Fortnite Party Royale is the most fun you can have in the metaverse | Games – Blog – Emails

My son is dressed as a giant banana and he is throwing hamburgers at me. I am making my getaway on a solid gold quad bike. For once, neither of us has access to automatic weapons. No, our home schooling regime hasn’t taken a dark turn. This is Party Royale, the brand new Fortnite mode, […]

Fortnite to celebrate 350m players with massive virtual party | Games – Blog – Emails

Fortnite developer Epic Games has announced that the game now has 350 million registered players. In a tweet published on Wednesday, the company also revealed that, during April, the online shooter was played for 3.2bn hours – a tally that is likely to have been boosted by global coronavirus lockdown measures. Now well into its […]

An advertiser’s guide to the multiverse galaxy- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Brands should pay attention to more than just Animal Crossing: there’s a host of ‘multiverse’ games out there that represent the next generation of media channels. Many of us will remember the phenomenon called Second Life, a virtual multiplayer universe (multiverse) launched by Linden Lab in 2003. The platform sparked the early conversations about how […]

More than 12m players watch Travis Scott concert in Fortnite | Fortnite – Blog – Emails

The live music event of the year may just have taken place, unaffected by the global lockdown – and within a video game. On Thursday, US rapper Travis Scott performed a live set inside the online shooter Fortnite and more than 12m players took part in the spectacle. Many more are expected to have watched […]

Fortnite owner gives up battle against Google Play store | Google – Blog – Emails

Fortnite for Android is available through the Google Play store for the first time, almost 18 months after owners Epic Games tried to use the game’s popularity to break the app store duopoly. The release is an embarrassing climbdown for Epic, which has sunk significant resources into building its own independent games service, and is […]

Fortnite Is Finally Available For Android On Google Play Store | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The most influential video game of the decade is getting its Android release on the Google Play Store. The battle royale game was just published on the store for the first time as a direct download from developer Epic Games, writes Gadgets Africa. In a statement, Epic Games says they have come to a basic […]