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Austen Goslin

Apex Legends season 6: Respawn details updates to World’s Edge map

2020-08-14T21:23:26Z
Apex Legends season 6 now has a slightly new release date and time, for the game’s new patch. Respawn also showed off some of the changes and updates coming to the World’s Edge map in the new season.
Nicole Carpenter

Can Fortnite maker Epic Games take on Apple & Google? Experts weigh in

2020-08-14T20:29:54Z
Fortnite developer Epic Games is suing Apple and Google for antitrust violations following the game’s removal from both stores. Prior to Fortnite’s removal, Epic Games added a payment option that circumvented the platforms’ systems.
Austen Goslin

Fortnite vs. Apple: Players react to lawsuit, App Store removal

2020-08-14T19:10:47Z
Fortnite has been gone from the Google Play Store on Android and the Apple App Store on iOS for almost 24 hours. Players, pros, and even other companies have already had plenty of different reactions to Epic taking on Apple and Google.
Nicole Carpenter

Florida’s Stonehenge is suing Epic Games over Coral Castle

2020-08-14T16:38:28Z
The company that owns Florida’s Stonehenge — also known as Coral Castle — is suing Fortnite developer Epic Games for using the name in its new season.
Owen S. Good

EA Access is now called EA Play

2020-08-14T16:00:00Z
Electronic Arts announced on Friday that, beginning Aug. 18, its EA Access and Origin Access games subscription services will be known as EA Play. The company’s E3 gala event will still be known as EA Play Live.
Austen Goslin

Apex Legends season 6 gameplay trailer shows off Rampart and new map changes

2020-08-14T15:26:23Z
The new trailer for Apex Legends season 6 gives us our first look at the gameplay for the new season, including the new skins in the battle pass, Ramparts’ abilities, some new map changes, and even a possible tease about the game’s future.
Owen S. Good

Report: Ubisoft fired Assassin’s Creed Valhalla director

2020-08-14T14:49:11Z
Ashraf Ismail, the Ubisoft Montreal director who stepped down from his role on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla in June, was accused of having an extramarital affair with a fan. Ubisoft terminated him following an investigation in the allegations.
Owen S. Good

Apple vs. video games: an explainer of its many showdowns

2020-08-13T22:13:58Z
Epic Games’ legal scrape with Apple over the App Store’s policies on Fortnite resembles the stubborn, opaque, and sometimes Kafkaesque treatment Apple has shown to rivals like Microsoft, Google, and Facebook.
Ryan Gilliam

Infinity Ward working on a fix for gun glitch in Call of Duty: Warzone

2020-08-13T21:30:00Z
Call of Duty: Warzone has a scary bug, which turns some weapons into monsters. For some unknown reasons, certain weapon textures are coming alive in Call of Duty: Warzone matches, blocking the players’ view and ruining shootouts.
Ryan Gilliam, Nicole Carpenter

Fortnite is still playable on iOS, just not on the App Store

2020-08-13T20:44:55Z
Apple took Fortnite off its App Store on Thursday, but there’s ways around it. If you downloaded the game before, you can still re-download it. You can buy stuff, too.