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Mobile version of League of Legends: Wild Rift heads to North America in March

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 9 January 2021 14:27 GMT Those who reside in North America will be able to try out the mobile version of League of Legends: Wild Rift in March.According to Riot, an open beta for the mobile version of League of Legends: Wild Rift will be made available in March.While currently playable in other parts of the world, this will be the first time it will be made available in North America.Wild Rift is also coming to consoles, but whether or not it too will be made available in March wasn’t stated. But you can at least expect to…

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Pick up GTA, Fall Guys and League of Legends goodies in Prime Gaming this month

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 8 January 2021 11:55 GMT Amazon is giving away more than 35 games for free in January.Folks subscribed to Prime Gaming can score content for the likes of GTA, Fall Guys as well as both League of Legends and Legends of Runeterra this month.For GTA, Prime Gaming mmebers are receiving access to the Sonar Station from the Kosatka submarine, as well as $1 million of in-game currency every single month. This is apparently to celebrate GTA Online’s recent huge Cayo Perico Heist update.The Fall Guys Winter Warmer costume bundle is still available to Prime Gaming subscribers,…

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Reminder: Battleborn will be completely unplayable in a few weeks

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 5 January 2021 16:01 GMT RIP.You have less than 20 days to play Gearbox’s oft-forgotten team shooter Battleborn.Per an updated blog post on publisher 2K’s website, Battleborn is being taken offline on January 25, at which point the game will no longer be playable. That’s right, you can’t even run through the single-player campaign once the servers goes down.This follows 2K removing the game from storefronts in November 2019 and the ability to buy the premium Platinum currency ending in February 2020.Battleborn, of course, was released back in May 2016 and though initial sales seemed promising…

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It looks like Riot is making a League of Legends MMO

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 18 December 2020 15:16 GMT One of many new titles that the studio has in the works.It would appear that Riot Games is making an MMO title set in the League of Legends universe.That’s according to the studio’s VP of IP and entertainment Greg Street, who said on Twitter that the studio was beginning work on a brand new project, one that “many” League of Legends fans and Riot staff have been asking for. Responding to a fan, Street confirmed that this game was in fact an MMO.This is the latest in a string of new…

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Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 – Where to find and use Gold Bars

By Lauren Aitken, Monday, 7 December 2020 14:46 GMT Gold Bars are a new feature in Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5, but where can you get them? Alongside a new map, subscription service and Battle Pass, some new elements have appeared in Fortnite’s classic Battle Royale mode. NPCs now hand out Bounties you can complete during a match and there are lots of Gold Bars to find.You can collect and use Gold Bars during Battle Royale matches and they’ll stay with you once you’ve left a match, regardless if you came first or were eliminated. There are a few ways…

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Travis Scott made $20 million from his Fortnite performance

By Patrick Dane, Wednesday, 2 December 2020 13:03 GMT Travis Scott apparently made serious bank for his Fortnite live event.Hip-hop artist Travis Scott apparently walked away from his live-event performance in Fortnite earlier this year with a huge profit.According to a source speaking to Forbes – via GamesIndustry.biz – Scott made around $20 million from the performance, including merchandise. This is in stark contrast to how much the singer made at physical performances. Scott’s Astroworld tour maxed out at $1.7 million in a single night. The entire tour, which spanned 9 months, made $53.5 million.What’s more, Scott reportedly netted a…

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Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 Battle Pass trailer shows off The Mandalorian and map changes

By Lauren Aitken, Wednesday, 2 December 2020 09:44 GMT Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 is about to begin and the Battle Pass trailer has finally dropped. A trailer for the Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 battle pass and gameplay is here, showing off new areas, heroes and features.Galactus is vanquished and now Fortnite is ready for its new season. Players are already jumping in and seeing the new area, and even some returning ones.The new season of Fortnite features a bounty hunter theme and as always, there’s a new Battle Pass up for grabs. The Mandalorian headlines this season as…

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Fortnitemares: Where to find and how to ride a Witch Broom

By Lauren Aitken, Wednesday, 21 October 2020 11:53 GMT As part of the new Fortnitemares challenges, you’ll need to find and take a ride on a Witch Broom. You can find barrels of Witch Brooms around the new Fortnitemares map in Solo, Duos and Squads matches. It’s a bit like picking up a fishing rod from a barrel – simply interact with it to equip one and away you go.Fortnitemares: Where to find a Witch BroomTo find a Witch Broom, you’ll need to hunt for a Witch Shack. We’ve managed to find two, so here’s where to look: Northwest of…

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Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 4 – Watch the Nexus War trailer here

By Lauren Aitken, Thursday, 27 August 2020 08:28 GMT Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 4 is finally here and we got our first look at the new Marvel-themed trailer. Thor and Galactus had been trying to prevent the Black Winter from taking over, but Galactus was distracted by the power emanating from the Fortnite Island. As a result, Thor followed him and crash-landed into a Battle Royale, lost his memories and, alongside other heroes, will be battling it out with Galactus in the Nexus War.The theme of the new season is the Nexus War and you’ll be able to chase the…

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Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 3 – Collect Fireflies from Weeping Woods

By Lauren Aitken, Thursday, 20 August 2020 14:21 GMT For this Fortnite weekly challenge, you’ll need to hunt down some Fireflies in the Weeping Woods. Fireflies only come out during night cycles in Fortnite, so you’ll need to lurk in the Weeping Woods for a bit to complete this challenge. Your best bet is to land close to the woods then sneak your way over to the location to avoid an early elimination.Vehicles have finally been added to Fortnite and the new Coral Castle location has appeared as the water receded. There’s also a new starship challenge available, where you’ll…

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Fortnite: How to get the Hulk Smashers Pickaxe

By Lauren Aitken, Monday, 10 August 2020 15:34 GMT If you’ve been playing the Marvel’s Avengers beta and you also enjoy a bit of Fortnite, you’ll be able to earn yourself the Hulk Smashers Pickaxe and Hulkbuster Style. PS4 and Xbox One players can unlock the new items by completing three challenges in the Marvel’s Avengers beta. Unfortunately, PC players are currently excluded from this. To unlock the items, your Epic and Square Enix accounts will need to be linked to your PSN or Xbox Live account, then you’ll need to complete the three Harm challenge rooms, so let’s take…

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Fortnite Joy Ride update: Where to find vehicles and how to drive them

The Fortnite v13.40 update is here and vehicles have finally been added across the map. Alongside new vehicles, water has rescinded around the map showing off the previously hidden Coral Castle and a new Astronaut challenge.In this latest update, a host of new vehicles have been added into the mix, alongside the Nitrogen LTM. In it, you’ll need to deliver fares and earn stars with your team to win – or sabotage other teams to collect theirs. It’ll be available for solo, duos and trios, so grab a few pals and jump in.With that in mind, here’s everything you need…

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Fortnite Astronaut Challenge: Where to find the missing spaceship parts

A new challenge was added to Fortnite this weekend and you’ll need to find all the missing parts to construct and launch a spaceship.The Coral Castle kingdom has been revealed now that the water has receded and an ancient spaceship has appeared near Craggy Cliffs. To launch it, you’ll need to gather up some missing parts and repair the ship. To get started, interact with the ship to spawn the rest of the challenge steps.This area is likely to get busy pretty quickly, so try to land there first or grab a few weapons before you head over.There are three…