Fortnite’s latest update has made the skill of building forts or any other structures less relevant to success, leaving some players to lament that the thing that makes Fortnite unique is slowly disappearing.
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Islands of Nyne might not come close to Fortnite or even PUBG in the battle royale stakes. it has got a fair bit going in its favour: weapon mechanics that any CS:GO player would feel right at home with, a Gun Game-style mode before matches start, and a neat, clean interface.
Most importantly: there's Australian servers.
The Culling 2 released last week and, right away, it tanked. After a week of negative reviews and its online player-base dropping into the single digits, The Culling 2’s creators at Xaviant Games have pulled the plug.
According to the studio’s YouTube video announcement today, anyone who purchased the $US20 ($27) game across Xbox One, PS4 and PC is eligible for a refund. The announcement ended with a twist: Rather than try to fix The Culling 2, Xaviant plans to go back and start updating The Culling 1 instead.
Think there are too many similar battle royale games? Or perhaps you’re a member of PUBG’s community, ready to revolt over the state of the former king of the genre. If you think you can do a better job, Battle Royale Tycoon will give you a chance.
When hero shooter Paladins announced a battle royale mode, it felt a bit like a tacked on extra to a game struggling for identity. That battle royale mode has transformed into a standalone game, Realm Royale. While it's still in alpha and rough around the edges, Realm Royale has a few good ideas that could help it stand out in the growing crowd.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is getting a battle royale mode, developer Treyarch said today, following in the footsteps of PUBG and Fortnite with a mode called Blackout. It confirms Kotaku's report from last month that Activision will be the first major publisher to join the battle royale craze.
Fortnite's recent, big comet event was the start of something new for the cheery battle royale game. Nowadays, you don't need to wait around for a special occasion to see the map change. Every update is an opportunity to see something different.
Now that the Fortnite comet has hit, the map is doted with craters. The biggest crater, as we all know, is located at Dusty Divot. You can't really go to Dusty without entering a fight now. Regardless, one group of fearless Fortnite fans challenged themselves to build over the entire crater, and it turned into an inspiring adventure that challenged the very nature of the conflict-laden game.
You've probably heard about how a comet hit the Fortnite map by now. There's a reason so many people were transfixed by this cosmic encounter: Developer Epic made it feel like an event, worthy of wonder in the same way a real-world solar eclipse would be. In an age of instant social media updates, constant leaks and revelatory datamines, managing to delight players in unexpected ways is laudable.