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This week: E3 Predictions, the crew tries to guess the top 25 RPGs of all time, are dev's getting away from lootboxes and Marc Whipple shares his thoughts on PUBG vs Fortnite.
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Korean-based PUBG Corp has filed suit against U.S. based Epic Games, though the lawsuit seems limited to Korean jurisdiction. The lawsuit claiming copyright infringement says Fortnite may be replicating the experience PUBG is known for. Fortnite is estimated to have made over $300 million in the month of April alone from its various microtransactions. The...
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This week: a preview of summer esports action, the latest in Overwatch League stage 4 and League of Legends MSI, a look back at E3 2017 releases and Joe puts the crews' knowledge of video games to the test.
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Epic Games announced they are pouring $100 million into the Fortnite esports scene. The $100 million will fund prize pools in the first year of competitive play for the Fortnite esports scene, which will span the 2018-2019 season. We’re still waiting on more details, but Epic Games has said, “We’re getting behind competitive play in...
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Fortnite is going to be releasing in China, and you will never guess who’s behind it. That’s right, it’s Tencent. Tencent struck a deal with Epic Games to bring Fortnite to China. This is a $15 million investment into the game’s esports scene both in China and worldwide. Source: PC Gamer Image: Pixabay
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This week: Esports comes to high school, #ExplainAGamePlotBadly, the future of battle royale games, God of War and streaming vs pro play - which is more worth it?
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This week: The Fair Play Alliance, Ninja's unique tournament, PUBG League and the winner of Checkpoint's High Score Hall of Fame.
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A recent study shows interesting trends in regards to race and eSports scenes.
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Fortnite’s popularity has risen to the point that it pretty much demands to be respected. The game set a new record on YouTube. Fortnite took over the record for most video uploads in a month for a video game. It speaks to the game’s extremely wide playerbase. Source: SyFy Wire Image: Epic Games Fortnite
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The success of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite have had to come at the expense of other games in the genre. One of the victims was apparently H1Z1. The game’s population has fallen by 90% since July 2017 with only 9,500 people logging in daily now. Source: The Esports Observer Image: Pixabay
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