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Fortnite: The Story of Season 9

Fortnite: The Story of Season 9

The final week of Season 9 in Fortnite‘s battle royale mode has arrived, and with it comes map changes with large implications. Fortnite players will likely have noticed that the giant pink robot bei...

By Rory Young on 18 July 2019
Fortnite Solar Array for Jungle, Snow, and Desert

Fortnite Solar Array for Jungle, Snow, and Desert

It’s week 9 in Fortnite, which means that a new set of challenges are available to complete. Additionally, a new Fortnite crossover with Stranger Things has begun, with skins themed after the popular...

By Anthony Taormina on 05 July 2019
Fortnite: How to Get Water Balloon Toy

Fortnite: How to Get Water Balloon Toy

The days of summer are upon us and Fortnite players are busy celebrating by completing an ongoing series of challenges. The latest 14 Days of Summer challenge brings some new tasks to the table and,...

By Denny Connolly on 04 July 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 83 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Fortbyte 83 Location and How to Get It

Over the past weeks, players have been scouring the Fortnite map for Fortbytes, collectible computer chips that will, ultimately, “decrypt a mysterious image” and unlock rewards. Indeed, Fortnite Sea...

By William Parks on 04 July 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 75 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Fortbyte 75 Location and How to Get It

Another day, another Fortbyte location to track down. In addition to the 14 Days of Summer tasks to complete, gamers who are on that Fortnite grind also have just a few Fortbytes left to track down....

By Denny Connolly on 04 July 2019
Fortnite Giant Rubber Duck Location: Where to Find It

Fortnite Giant Rubber Duck Location: Where to Find It

Fortnite‘s 14 Days of Summer event is on-going, providing players with a brand new challenge every day. This has tasked players with a variety of tasks such as finding giant beach balls and unicorn f...

By Joshua Duckworth on 04 July 2019
Fortnite: Where to Find and Visit 3 Clocks

Fortnite: Where to Find and Visit 3 Clocks

Fortnite‘s season 9 week 8 challenges are here. They require players to complete a landing challenge, deal 500 damage with assault rifles, apply 400 shields, visit 3 different clocks around the battl...

By Joshua Duckworth on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 11 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Fortbyte 11 Location and How to Get It

The new Fortnite season 9 week 8 challenges have arrived, and they require a lot from gamers who aim to complete the full circuit of challenges. Aside of standard battle-based challenges like dealing...

By John Jacques on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 53 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Fortbyte 53 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Season 9 is in full swing and players are working hard to complete the many challenges this season. While there are plenty of generic challenges, players are also tasked with tracking down F...

By Patrick Kirk on 30 June 2019
Fortnite: Where to Find Unicorn Floaties

Fortnite: Where to Find Unicorn Floaties

Fortnite‘s 14 Days of Summer challenge is live, and players are busy scouring the map for hidden items to earn some sweet cosmetic rewards. Players have danced at beach parties and tracked down giant...

By Patrick Kirk on 30 June 2019
Pokemon Red Remade in Fortnite, Here's the Map Code

Pokemon Red Remade in Fortnite, Here's the Map Code

Back in Season 7, Fortnite introduced Creative Mode, giving fans the tools to create their very own battle royale maps. As is often the case when games add robust creation tools, Fortnite fans ran of...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 60 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Fortbyte 60 Location and How to Get It

The next Fortbyte is ready for the taking in Fortnite, and is in another food-themed location. Here are the tips you’ll need to go out there and claim it for yourself. In order to access Fortbyte 60,...

By Curt Hutson on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 67 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite Fortbyte 67 Location and How to Get It

Another Fortnite challenge is ready to be undertaken and today’s prize is Fortbyte 67. To snag the latest Fortbyte, players will need show off their glider skills and fly through a series of rings. H...

By Curt Hutson on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Adding Halle Berry John Wick Skin

Fortnite Adding Halle Berry John Wick Skin

Fortnite recently got a new update, and it brought with it a brand new John Wick skin for fans – but it’s not for Keanu Reeves. With the main character of the movie trilogy already having two skins i...

By John Jacques on 30 June 2019
Fortnite Beach Balls: Where to Bounce Giant Beach Balls

Fortnite Beach Balls: Where to Bounce Giant Beach Balls

In addition to on-going tasks such as finding Fortbyte 43 at the banana stand, Fortnite is introducing its new 14 Days of Summer event that gives players a new challenge to complete every day over th...

By Joshua Duckworth on 23 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 43 Banana Stand Location

Fortnite Fortbyte 43 Banana Stand Location

The hunt for Fortbytes in Fortnite continues, with a new challenge recently added to the game. Fortbyte 43 is now ready for retrieval, and we’ll explain what players will need to do to claim it. Many...

By Curt Hutson on 23 June 2019
Fortnite: Season 9 Week 7 Secret Battle Star Location

Fortnite: Season 9 Week 7 Secret Battle Star Location

Fortnite may be on the back slope of season 9, but the highly popular battle royale title is as busy as ever. Season 9 Week 7 offers players a variety of challenges such as earning 3 suppressed weapo...

By Joshua Duckworth on 23 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 14 Location: Where to Find RV Park

Fortnite Fortbyte 14 Location: Where to Find RV Park

A new week of Fortnite challenges have arrives, which means that players are out in full force concentrating on checking these tasks off of their to-do list, so that they can earn the associated rewa...

By Denny Connolly on 17 June 2019
Fortnite Fortbyte 49 Location: Where to Find Ice Cave

Fortnite Fortbyte 49 Location: Where to Find Ice Cave

In past Fortnite Seasons, players only had to be on the lookout for secret battle stars. However, Fortnite Season 9 adds a brand new collectible for battle royale players to hunt down in the form of...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 June 2019
Fortnite: Fortbyte 48 Location and How to Get It

Fortnite: Fortbyte 48 Location and How to Get It

It’s a new day, which means it’s time for a new Fortnite Fortbyte challenge. The most recent challenge tasked players with dropping into the trailer park to find Fortbyte #14 and the antics continue...

By Denny Connolly on 17 June 2019
Fortnite Will Have Stranger Things Crossover

Fortnite Will Have Stranger Things Crossover

The streaming service Netflix has made its intentions clear to start adapting some of its original shows and movies into video games. While interactive content, such as Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Mi...

By CJ Schummer on 10 June 2019
Former Epic Games Exec Wanted to Cancel Fortnite

Former Epic Games Exec Wanted to Cancel Fortnite

Fortnite is one of the most successful video games of all time, and has made an absurd amount of money for Epic Games. However, if then-Director of Production Rod Fergusson had stayed at Epic Games i...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 June 2019
Fortnite Update Adds New Storm in a Bottle Item

Fortnite Update Adds New Storm in a Bottle Item

Season 9 of Fortnite Battle Royale kicked off last night, bringing with it plenty of changes and additions like the futuristic new style of Tilted Towers. Players have also begun hunting new Fortbyte...

By Derek Nichols on 07 June 2019
Fortnite Season 9 Week 5 Secret Battle Star Location

Fortnite Season 9 Week 5 Secret Battle Star Location

As Epic Games prepares for a big Fortnite presence at E3 2019, Week 5 rolls on in Season 9. Yet again, there are a series of challenges for players to complete and a new storm in a bottle item to pla...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 June 2019
PewDiePie and Ninja Are Teaming Up for Fortnite Friday

PewDiePie and Ninja Are Teaming Up for Fortnite Friday

For the first time in history, popular video game personalities PewDiePie and Ninja are teaming up on this week’s Friday Fortnite tournament. Friday Fortnite started out as an unofficial competition...

By Ramon Hara on 07 June 2019
Known Fortnite Cheater Qualifies for World Cup Event

Known Fortnite Cheater Qualifies for World Cup Event

It wouldn’t be a Fortnite World Cup qualifying weekend if there wasn’t a little controversy and yet again Epic Games finds itself in a tough situation. A known Fortnite cheater who was previously ban...

By Anthony Taormina on 31 May 2019
Does Fortnite Season 9 Week 4 Have A Battle Star?

Does Fortnite Season 9 Week 4 Have A Battle Star?

Fortnite‘s Season 9 Week 4 challenges are now live, tasking players with finding a holographic tomato head and more. Just like past weeks in Fortnite, completing all of the challenges will unlock a l...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2019
Fortnite: How to Find and Unlock Fortbyte 91

Fortnite: How to Find and Unlock Fortbyte 91

Season 9 of Epic’s wildly popular Battle Royale game, Fortnite, arrived last month and as many expected, the change in season also triggered a lot of in-game changes. In addition to the typical map e...

By Derek Nichols on 31 May 2019
Fortnite Season 8 Week 5 Secret Battle Star Guide

Fortnite Season 8 Week 5 Secret Battle Star Guide

A new week in Fortnite means a new set of challenges, and a new set of challenges means a new secret reward. Per the alternating battle star and banner pattern established back in season 6, players w...

By Joshua Duckworth on 28 March 2019
Fortnite: How to Find All S8 Battle Stars and Banners

Fortnite: How to Find All S8 Battle Stars and Banners

With Fortnite season 8 well underway, players are tasked with a new series of challenges every week in a drastically changed landscape. The advent of season 8 saw the emergence of the volcano and two...

By Joshua Duckworth on 14 March 2019
Fortnite: Search Where the Magnifying Glass Sits

Fortnite: Search Where the Magnifying Glass Sits

In previous seasons of Fortnite, players had to find treasure maps hidden throughout the battle royale map, and then follow their directions to secret battle stars. Season 8 of Fortnite mixes things...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 March 2019
Fortnite: Where to Destroy Cacti in the Desert

Fortnite: Where to Destroy Cacti in the Desert

Fortnite Battle Royale has now reached Season 8 Week 3, and players can attempt to take on a fresh list of different Battle Pass challenges in the free-to-play multiplayer sandbox shooter in order to...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 March 2019
Epic Accused of Trying to Steal Talent from Boss Key

Epic Accused of Trying to Steal Talent from Boss Key

While the battle royale genre is currently dominated by the likes of Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, another contender threw its hat in the ring just this past week. Boss Key Productions,...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 April 2018
Why AAA Developers are Going Independent

Why AAA Developers are Going Independent

When BioShock studio Irrational Games dissolved in early 2014, it came as a shock to industry professionals and fans alike. BioShock: Infinite was one of the most highly praised games of the previo...

By Melissa Loomis on 15 March 2015
Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

Spike 2011 Video Game Awards Nominees & Hall of Fame Inductee

The complete list of 2011 Spike Video Game Awards nominees have been announced! Every year since 2003, Spike has honored the best in video gaming with a ceremony celebrating all that we love. There...

By Tyler Schirado on 15 March 2012
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2011