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Fortnite Esports: Secret Skirmish Duos Recap

Fortnite Esports: Secret Skirmish Duos Recap

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For the first time since the release of EA’s new game, Apex Legends, Fortnite reclaimed the main-stage of the competitive gaming world with their production of the Secret Skirmish, an event played on Valentine’s day and the day following for more than $500,000 featuring the 100 best professional Fortnite players in the world. Seemingly just […]


ESTNN Fortnite Rankings: February 10, 2019

ESTNN Fortnite Rankings: February 10, 2019

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View ESTNN’s Fortnite Top 55 Here For the second week of the ESTNN Fortnite Top 55, I have made two adjustments to the rankings and format of the page. The first was to re-weight the tournaments, as many of you felt that the content creator skirmish weeks and winter royale should carry less weight than […]


Fortnite Esports: Summer Smash Recap

Fortnite Esports: Summer Smash Recap

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The Fortnite Summer Smash was played this past weekend at the Australian Open at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. The players took over the center court of the stadium and played a total of six games to decide who would walk home with the grand prize of $100,000. While the event received lots of hype […]


Epic Announces Fortnite Tournament to be played at Australian Open

Epic Announces Fortnite Tournament to be played at Australian Open

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Recently, Epic Games has announced that they will be hosting a Fortnite Tournament at the 2019 Australian Open. Entitled the Summer Smash Event, the event follows the mold of past Open events, as players have already sent in there applications to reserve their spot in the tournament. Along with a solos tournament, the Summer Smash […]


Competitive Fortnite: A New Type of Video Game

Competitive Fortnite: A New Type of Video Game

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A closer look at the novelties of Fortnite and why they have made it the premier Esports game of 2018 In the past year and a half, Fortnite has exploded onto the gaming scene and, without surprise, was the most played video game of 2018. Because of the game’s unique play style and relatively novel […]


China Bans Fortnite & PUBG, Also Warns Overwatch & LoL

China Bans Fortnite & PUBG, Also Warns Overwatch & LoL

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The Chinese government’s new ‘Online Ethics Review Committee’ has banned Fortnite, PUBG, and seven other titles for “promoting incorrect values.” The main reasons were for how they depicted females, and for the use of blood and gore. Fortnite was likely banned due to the depiction of women, as the game doesn’t have blood or gore, but […]


Epic Games & NFL Sign Deal to Bring Official Jerseys to Fortnite

Epic Games & NFL Sign Deal to Bring Official Jerseys to Fortnite

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NFL fans who play Fortnite will be able to dress their favorite characters in NFL jerseys. The jerseys will be available November 9 at 7PM EST. Fortnite players can purchase any of the 32 NFL teams jerseys and choose a number from 1-99. These can be bought in the Battle Royale store using virtual bucks. The […]


Toronto Maple Leafs & FaZe Clan Will Host ‘Gaming Day’

Toronto Maple Leafs & FaZe Clan Will Host ‘Gaming Day’

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced they will host ‘Leafs Gaming Day’ on October 21st with members of the esports organization FaZe Clan. The ‘Gaming Day’ will include competitions in both NHL 19 and Fortnite. NHL stars from the Maple Leafs, members of the Leafs Gaming League, and participating audience members will compete for various […]


Epic Games Reveals Plans For $10 Million Fortnite Esports Event

Epic Games Reveals Plans For $10 Million Fortnite Esports Event

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Epic Games have announced their plans for the Fortnite Fall Skirmish esports event. The Fall Skirmish will take place over 6 weeks, with the finale taking place at TwitchCon from October 26-28. The prize pool is much larger than the Summer Skirmish fortnite tournament ($1.5 million). During the Summer Skirmish there were over 500 players who took […]


Epic Games Announces $10 Million Fortnite Esports Tournament

Epic Games Announces $10 Million Fortnite Esports Tournament

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Epic games recently shared some good news with us via Twitter: “The weather may be cooling down, but the battle is heating up. Fall Skirmish starts soon, with $10,000,000 awarded across 6 weeks. Stay tuned for major details dropping later this week!” Epic Games began their $100 million Fortnite esports tournament season with the Summer […]


Fortnite Tutors?

Fortnite Tutors?

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According to a new WSJ article; parents are paying Fortnite “professionals” an average of $35 an hour to teach their child Fortnite skills. One website that sources “Fortnite tutors” says it has found jobs for over 1,800 Fortnite pros/tutors. The full article can be read here with a WSJ subscription: https://www.wsj.com/articles/ready-aim-hire-a-fortnite-coach-parents-enlist-videogame-tutors-for-their-children-1533046708 Do you wish your parents […]


Fornite’s $100 Million Esports League

Fornite’s $100 Million Esports League

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  Fortnite creator Epic Games has announced they will be putting $100 million USD towards their eSports prize pool. A statement from their blog made it clear they will be doing this much differently than Blizzard’s ever popular Overwatch league. “This is for you, the players. Qualifications for the Fortnite World Cup will be based on […]


Fortnite Makes a Billion!

Fortnite Makes a Billion!

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Happy 1st Birthday Fortnite! Game designer Epic Games propelled Fortnite, the hugely mainstream multi-player online survival amusement that has overwhelmed the gaming scene. With 125 million players and over $1 billion in income, so far. To enable players to commend its one-year breakthrough, Fortnite’s designers disclosed some birthday-themed changes to the Battle Royale mode on […]