Overwatch League commissioner leaves to head competitive ‘Fortnite’

If it wasn't already apparent that Epic Games is serious about competitive Fortnite, it is now. The company has confirmed that it hired Overwatch League commissioner Nate Nanzer (shown at middle) to oversee Fortnite esports at Epic. The chief of Ac...

John Wick drops into ‘Fortnite’ for a bounty-hunting brawl

John Wick will be back in theaters this weekend, but the assassin will take up residence on small screens too, as he's starring in a Fortnite event. The Wick's Bounty limited-time mode pits you against other players in a race to earn the most gold to...

Epic Games offers up to 75 percent off select games in its ‘Mega Sale’

Starting today, you can find some of your favorite Epic Games for up to 75 percent off. The "Epic Mega Sale" runs now through June 13th, and during the sale, Epic Games is also offering an additional $10 off for every game purchase over $14.99. Plus,...

Epic Games will receive a BAFTA Special Award next month

Epic Games will add another award to its trophy cabinet next month, when it picks up a BAFTA Special Award for its contribution to game development. Not only has the company created several hits of its own, including the all-conquering Fortnite, but...

Crowdfunded ‘Outer Wilds’ drops Steam for Epic Store exclusivity

It's not surprising to see Epic snapping up exclusives for its Games Store, but now it's making moves on crowdfunded titles. Mobius Digital has revealed that its space exploration title Outer Wilds (not to be confused with The Outer Worlds) will be...

Futuristic ‘Fortnite’ Season 9 arrives with slipstreams and hover platforms

The volcano has erupted, and in its ashy wake Fortnite Season 9 is born -- and it looks decidedly futuristic. As players say goodbye to a successful Season 8, Epic has revealed what's in store for the game's next chapter, teasing it this week with th...

Epic buys Psyonix, will halt sales of ‘Rocket League’ on Steam

Epic's determination to score exclusives for its game store now includes buying well-known studios. The company has acquired Rocket League creator Psyonix for an unspecified amount, and will bring the vehicular soccer game to the Epic Games Store by...