‘Fortnite’ Ice Storm event blankets the map in snow

Fortnite has had its share of map-changing events, but its latest might be the most conspicuous to date. Epic kicked off its Ice Storm event on January 19th through an in-game spectacle where the mysterious ice sphere (added with the recent 7.20 pat...

Orange Shirt Kid’s mom is suing ‘Fortnite’ creators over dance

Epic Games is facing yet another lawsuit over the use of dance moves in Fortnite, although this one might not be so straightforward. The mom of Orange Shirt Kid, whose Random dance reached the game as Orange Justice, is suing Epic for allegedly usin...

Epic’s updated game store refund policy matches Steam

The Epic Games Store wasn't all that refund-friendly on launch. You could only ask for two refunds in an entire year (albeit after unlimited hours of play), and you had to submit details like your IP address in a support ticket to have a hope of gett...

Ubisoft joins Epic’s game store

The Epic Games Store is already starting to line up major third-party game publishers mere weeks after its debut. Ubisoft will offer its shared-world shooter The Division 2 through Epic's digital portal on March 15th, with pre-orders for all three ve...

Holiday ‘Fortnite’ outage leaves players in limbo

We hope you didn't plan on spending your holiday week indulging in a Fortnite marathon. Epic Games has confirmed an outage preventing players from joining games, or even signing in. The developer hasn't been specific about the nature of the issue,...