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Posts Tagged ‘Epic Games’

  • Kyle "Bugha" Giersdorf, the winner of the Fortnite Solo World Cup and $3 million. Image sourced from Twitter.

    16-year-old US teen wins big at inaugural Fortnite World Cup

    July 30, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on 16-year-old US teen wins big at inaugural Fortnite World Cup

    Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf, a 16-year-old from Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, was the ultimate victor, scoring 59 points to win the Solo Finals top prize of $3 million as well as a Fortnite World Cup trophy. The inaugural Fortnite World Cup Finals took...

  • Has Fortnite been dethroned?

    March 6, 2019 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Has Fortnite been dethroned?

    Fortnite may have lost its title as the most popular battle-royale game in the world to a newcomer. Apex Legends, a new, free to download battle-royale game by Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts, is making waves in the gaming community as the next big...

  • Fortnite vulnerability put millions of players at risk

    Fortnite vulnerability put millions of players at risk

    January 18, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Fortnite vulnerability put millions of players at risk

    Researchers at Check Point Software Technologies, a provider of cyber security solutions globally, shared details of vulnerabilities that could have affected any player of the hugely popular online battle game, Fortnite. Fortnite has nearly 80 million players...

  • New Fortnite items available in honour of Shark Week

    New Fortnite items available in honour of Shark Week

    July 24, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on New Fortnite items available in honour of Shark Week

    Discovery’s annual Shark Week runs from July 22 to July 30 and this year Epic Games are joining in the celebrations by adding shark-themed items to the smash hit game Fortnite. Epic Games promoted the new features on Twitter, which included new outfits...

  • PUBG drops lawsuit against Fortnite creators

    June 28, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on PUBG drops lawsuit against Fortnite creators

    The studio behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, PUBG, has dropped its lawsuit against the creators of Fortnite, according to a report from Bloomberg. PUBG withdrew their copyright infringement lawsuit by sending a letter of withdrawal to Epic Games’...

  • Review: Gears of War Judgment

    March 25, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Review: Gears of War Judgment

    The Gears of War franchise has been a stable title for many fans over the years, and with the release of Judgment, it has again proven the success of its formula – even if there are a number of changes to the core experience. For the latest title,...

  • More Gears of War: Judgment details revealed

    July 16, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on More Gears of War: Judgment details revealed

    Launching 19 March, 2013, Gears of War: Judgment brings players back to the terrifying aftermath of E-Day, before the events of the Gears trilogy, for the most intense and challenging Gears game yet. Developed exclusively for Xbox 360 by Epic Games and People...

  • Gears of War 3 get free Mission: Impossible map pack

    November 25, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Gears of War 3 get free Mission: Impossible map pack

    Games developer Epic Games announced that the Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Versus Booster Map Pack is now available for free on the Xbox Live Market Place, for their highly-successful shooter Gears of War 3. “Presented by Mission Impossible –...

  • Gears of War 3 gives away free DLC

    November 3, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Gears of War 3 gives away free DLC

    While Gears of War 3 fans have been getting their fill of multiplayer gaming with launch of the new Horde Command Pack, developer Epic Games and Microsoft decided to give players a little bit extra in return. Epic Games announced that the Versus Booster Map...

  • Gears of War 3 gets another add-on

    October 20, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments (3)

    As news broke that South Africa will be getting dedicated servers for Epic Games’ Gears of War 3, Microsoft’s Major Nelson had an announcement of his own. “Microsoft and Epic Games announced RAAM’s Shadow, the new campaign experience for the...

  • Gears of War 3 sells 3-million copies

    September 30, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Gears of War 3 sells 3-million copies

    With the launch of Gears of War 3, many fans stood for long hours in queues, trying to get their hands on a copy of the game as soon as it was released – and it seemed to have paid off. Xbox Live’s Major Nelson has announced that the title managed to...

  • Gears of War 3 DLC to feature Barrick

    September 28, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Gears of War 3 DLC to feature Barrick

    Epic Games have announced that the upcoming Gears of War 3 downloadable content won’t feature the usual main characters from the franchise, but will rather focus on a soldier who features in the game’s graphic novel. Epic Games design director Cliff...

  • Reviewed: Gears of War 3

    September 19, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Reviewed: Gears of War 3

    The Gears of War trilogy comes to a spectacular end with the conclusion of Gears of War 3, something that fans have been waiting almost three years for. Well, gamers won’t be disappointed as they guide Marcus, Cole and the rest of the team to finally put an...

  • Exclusive: Gears of War 3 hands-on

    September 15, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Exclusive: Gears of War 3 hands-on

    One of the biggest games of the year is set to release next week, and while Gears of War 3 fans can’t wait to get their grubby little paws on a copy, IT News Africa was invited to an exclusive game-play session where we had the chance to have a look at the...

  • Gears of War 3 releases new trailer

    September 1, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Gears of War 3 releases new trailer

    More than seven years ago, Epic Games and Microsoft introduced Marcus Fenix and his band of brothers in Gears of War for Xbox 360. On 20 September their journey will come to a legendary conclusion with the launch of Gears of War 3, as Delta makes their final...

  • Gears of War 3 multiplayer maps revealed

    August 26, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Gears of War 3 multiplayer maps revealed

    With less than a month until the most anticipated juggernaut of 2011 storms retail stores, Epic Games and Microsoft Studios today unleashed the first look at the complete line-up of Gears of War 3 multiplayer maps, including the reveal of Gridlock, the...