Tag Archive: Fortnite


Samsung launches Fortnite contest for Note 9 gamers with $5250 grand prize

You could win big just by playing a game you’re probably already playing.

Samsung’s exclusive on the Fortnite launch didn’t last long, but the company now has a new contest specifically for Note 9 gamers. From now through September 30, anyone playing Fornite on the Galaxy Note 9 (or Tab S4) using the “Galaxy” game skin will be eligible to enter a contest for a considerable prize pool. Samsung will be picking four winners for a $  [Read More…]

Our favorite Fortnite: Battle Royale tips, tricks, and cheats!

Take every bit of help you can get. You’re going to need it.

Fortnite is an easy game to get into and appears to be a much simpler affair than something like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds at first glance. What you’ll find with time, though, is that this game is deep in strategy and requires a strong mastery of mechanics to find consistent success.

Constant practice is the best way to get better at something, but these 20 Fortnite  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Shield adds voice chat in Fortnite

NVIDIA Shield, which is receiving a new software update today, is even better than when it was released in 2015. ($ 179 at Amazon)

The venerable Android TV box gets its 20th update with Shield Software Experience 7.1.

There’s a reason why we say the NVIDIA Shield is one of the best streaming boxes you can buy (and definitely is the best if you’re all-in on Android) — and today NVIDIA reminds us why. The Android-based  [Read More…]

Custom Fortnite Monopoly board game will hit store shelves in October

Collect 2HP when you pass go.

Fortnite is taking over the world. No, seriously. These days it’s hard to go anywhere without hearing about Fortnite, and soon not even your family game nights will be safe. A newly skinned version of Monopoly, titled Fortnite Monopoly, will be making its way into stores beginning October 1. Custom versions of Monopoly are nothing new, we’ve seen tons of them through the years, but this one will surely be a hit this  [Read More…]

Top 7 things you need to know about Fortnite for Android

Read this before you play Fortnite on Android

Fortnite is a massively popular game that’s wildly popular across basically every platform you can game on. But there are some specific quirks for the Android release that you need to know before you play.

It’s nowhere to be found in the Google Play Store

Epic Games decided not to release Fortnite through the Google Play Store which means all the traditional advice about only downloading apps from the  [Read More…]

It’s not worth playing Fortnite for Android without a Bluetooth controller

Epic is doing something about it, but not a moment too soon.

In Epic’s undying thirst to get Fortnite up and running on any and every platform that can handle it, I’ve realized something — Fortnite just isn’t meant to be on everything. It’s an important game for many reasons, the biggest of which being it’s the first game with enough clout to help tear down the cross-platform play barriers that have kept us from the ultimate  [Read More…]

Exclusive: Epic’s first Fortnite installer had a wide open door for hackers

The exact problem we expected to happen, happened.

Google has just publicly disclosed that it discovered an extremely serious vulnerability in Epic’s first Fortnite installer for Android that allowed any app on your phone to download and install anything in the background, including apps with full permissions granted, without the user’s knowledge. Google’s security team first disclosed the vulnerability privately to Epic Games on August 15, and has since released the information publicly following confirmation from Epic  [Read More…]

How to limit child purchases on Fortnite for Android

With Fortnite on Android avoiding Google Play, here’s how to limit child purchases on the platform.

Fortnite is skipping Google Play on Android and the beta is already in full-swing. If you have a child eager to play Fortnite on their Android device, its imminent full release is great news. But as a parent, you’ll be missing out on the parental controls that come with Google Play.

Children might be inclined to make unauthorized purchases in Fortnite,  [Read More…]

These are the best Android phones for playing Fortnite

Fortnite is a graphics-intensive game that demands a powerful phone, and the Galaxy Note 8 is your best option.

Our Pick Samsung Galaxy Note 8

$ 750 at Amazon $ 699 at Samsung

Best phone for Fortnite.

The Galaxy Note 8 may soon be usurped by the Note 9, but until the sequel hits shelves the Note 8 is tops for Fortnite gamers. It’s got the most RAM out of the Samsung devices, which  [Read More…]

Fortnite and PUBG are now both on Android. Which is the better game?

Here’s how Battle Royale’s biggest games compare on Android.

Battle Royal games have exploded in popularity, and now that everyone’s addicted these companies are seeing fit to release these games for your smartphones. We’ve been enjoying the mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds for quite some time, and now Fortnite — the biggest game in the space — has finally made its way to Android.

While there are other Battle Royale games available on the go, these are  [Read More…]