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BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle will be available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and PC; Rachel, Hazama and Weiss Schnee revealed

Even more information coming later this month Big reveals today on the BlazBlue front as we learn the identities of three more roster members of Cross Tag Battle. BlazBlue returners Rachel Alucard and Hazama Honoka are joined by newcomer Weiss Schnee as all three were revealed in the latest game trailer. Rachel is a vampiric aristocrat that has appeared in BB titles since Calamity Trigger. Hazama is a villainous former captain …

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Xbox One news: Battlegrounds PUBG games boost, Fortnite Battle Royale update | Gaming | Entertainment

PUBG Battlegrounds on Xbox One could one of the biggest exclusive launches of the year for the Microsoft console. While not boasting a very formidable frontline of unique titles this year, Battlegrounds can be seen as a major boost. Microsoft recently confirmed that the game is still on track to launch this year, with Aaron Greenberg commenting online: “Amazing to see the success and momentum around @PUBATTLEGROUNDS we are working hard and excited to be …

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Four-way anime fighter crossover BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle confirmed for a Steam release

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube It feels like just yesterday that the PC was a land forsaken by fighting games. Devoid of fisticuffs in the dark ages of the platform, we fashioned our own crude imitations, but nothing came close to the joys you could get at the arcades, and at your console-owning friends houses. But times have changed, and Arc System Works are truly spoiling us now. With BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, we’re effectively …

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Fortnite update 1.22: Battle Royale sees big PS4 and Xbox One patch | Gaming | Entertainment

Named slightly differently depending on which platform you’re on, the latest Fortnite update has been released. This new patch was released today on all platforms and includes a lot of tweaks and changes. For those playing Fortnite Battle Royale, this latest update has provided stats for the first time, which can be viewed via the Battle Royale home screen. Unfortunately, one of the downsides of any big patch is that it can bring fresh problems. …

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Epic Games are suing two Fortnite Battle Royale cheaters

Epic Games are suing two of Fortnite Battle Royale’s most prolific cheaters. Complaints filed with a North Carolina federal court accuse the two players of violating Epic’s copyrights and End User License Agreement. 10 million people have played Fortnite Battle Royale. Last week, the company wrote about the issues that cheaters were causing the game, saying they had already banned thousands of accounts, and that they were “exploring every measure to ensure these cheaters are …

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The Culling for Xbox One review: A unique but shallow Battle Royale experience

The Culling for Xbox One spins the standard Battle Royale formula on its head, creating interesting and unique gameplay experiences. Unfortunately, between performance issues and the monotony of the gameplay, it quickly falls flat. I used to think the Battle Royale formula was one that wouldn’t change much. Between titles like PUBG, H1Z1, and Fortnite, mechanics and overall design are very similar. Each game has its differences, of course, but at their cores, they all …

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Fortnite Battle Royale hits half a million concurrent users

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube I think there might be something to this Battle Royale game mode, you know. While Battlegrounds smashes all records for Steam games, its free to play counterpart built on top of Epic’s Fortnite is doing similarly well. Creeping up on public numbers for the likes of Dota 2 and CS:GO, Fortnite Battle Royale hit over 500k concurrent players and 3.7 million daily active users – strong stats for a game …

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Epic Games have already banned “thousands” of cheats from Fortnite Battle Royale

Epic Games are combating cheating in Fornite’s new Battle Royale mode. In a recent announcement, the developers claim they have already banned “thousands” of accounts. If Battle Royale isn’t your thing, why not check out the rest of our Fortnite guide? Community coordinator Nathan Mooney says that “addressing cheaters in Fortnite is the highest priority across Epic Games.” Expanding on that, Mooney says “we’re exploring every measure to ensure these cheaters are removed and stay …

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Epic optimise Unreal 4 for battle royale games, having made their own

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Reckon you can do better than PlayerUnknown? Now you’ve got the engine you need. With the demands of Fortnite’s new battle royale mode, developers Epic have made a number of improvements to Unreal 4 – one of the most popular engines in the games industry, and which is free to use. Jeremy does a lovely series on games using Unreal. Here’s his latest, looking at political adventure The Occupation. Long …

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‘Battle Chef Brigade’ Is a Gaming Version of a Cooking Competition

A gaming company by the name of Trinket Studios is working on a new title wherein players will control chefs duking it out in a culinary competition like Chopped, set in a colorful fantasyland. Battle Chef Brigade doesn’t simulate actual recipe execution, though — the chefs forage and hunt for their ingredients, and each dish involves a series of “flavor profile” puzzles built around matching different colored food items. So this is essentially a mashup …

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PUGB rival Fortnite Battle Royale gets big new PS4 and Xbox One update | Gaming | Entertainment

It has now been revealed that the decision to beat PUBG to a console launch on PS4 and Xbox One may have paid off big time for Fortnite and Fortnite Battle Royale. Fortnite and Fortnite: Battle Royale have reached a combined player count of seven million, developers Epic Games has revealed. Fortnite: Battle Royale was launched as a free-to-play title on PS4, Windows PC and Xbox One on September 26, and appears to be doing …

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Battle Chasers: Nightwar Developer on Nintendo Switch Tax, Unity Development Issues, and More

Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a role-playing game (RPG) based on the fantasy comic book series by the same name. It’s inspired by classics such as Final Fantasy and Chrono Trigger. The game is developed Airship Syndicate – a twelve person studio consisting of developers who have worked on games such as cult classics Darksiders and Darksiders 2, no surprise since its helmed by Joe Madureira – the comic book creator of Darksiders, and Battle Chasers. …

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Fortnite’s free Battle Royale draws 1 million players at launch

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Fortnite’s Battle Royale mode might not be the most original thing in the world, but its free launch has proven quite successful. On launch day, Epic report that the game has already attracted over 1 million players. Check out our introduction to Fortnite proper. Now, their specific phrasing is that “over 1 million players have partied on the Battle Bus,” so your guess is as good as ours when it …

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Fortnite Battle Royale COUNTDOWN – Release date, time for free download on PS4 Xbox One PC | Gaming | Entertainment

Fortnite is getting the big Battle Royale free-to-play update on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Mac soon, with the release date and time fast approaching. Epic Games recently announced that the tower defence-style game, which will become completely free next year, is getting a new Battle Royale mode. The new mode, which has drawn comparisons to the hit PC shooter PUBG, will be available as a free to download game even if you don’t already …

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PUBG exec clarifies objection to Fortnite Battle Royale: ‘it’s not about the idea itself, it’s about Epic Games’

As we reported early on Friday, the release of Fortnite Battle Royale, a 100-player last-man standing game mode for Epic Games base-building FPS, drew criticism from PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ development team, specifically Bluehole VP and executive producer Changhan Kim. Bluehole’s press release expressed concern that Fortnite “may be replicating the experience for which PUBG is known” and that Bluehole was contemplating “further action.” Bluehole contacted PC Gamer Friday evening to clarify its objection to Fortnite Battle …

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