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The Fortnite World Cup Finals were a victory lap for Epic Games

The first thing I noticed when I walked into Arthur Ashe Stadium was the sound. It wasn’t the roar of thousands of fans descending into a single venue or the cacophony of dozens of people working diligently behind the scenes to make sure everything went smoothly. Instead, I was greeted with the iconic Fortnite lobby music. It was blaring over seemingly every speaker across the famed tennis…
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Epic teases Fortnite season 10 during World Cup finals

Fans who tuned in to watch the Fortnite World Cup finals on Sunday received an added bonus: a tease of the game’s upcoming 10th season. We still don’t know much about season 10, but the teaser image suggests the return of Dusty Depot, which was destroyed in season…
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Android is (unofficially) available for the Nintendo Switch

You no longer have to wonder when you can throw caution to the wind and install Android on your Switch. Homebrew developers at XDA have released the first publicly available Android firmware for Nintendo's system, a take on the Android 8.1-based LineageOS 15.1 for compatible models. It's still buggy, including issues with battery life, auto-rotation and sensitive touchscreen input, but the core…
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I’m bad at Fortnite, and I’m okay with that

Fortnite is two years old this weekend, and has been the most popular game in the world for at least the last year of its existence. My friends and I began playing it last summer as it exploded in popularity; we saw the game go from its roots as a goofy add on to Epic’s…
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Bethesda's 'Doom' re-releases will no longer need internet access

Bethesda’s re-release of the first three Doom games didn’t get the warmest reception, to put it mildly. The titles all required a BethesdaNet account (and thus an internet connection) to get started -- a frustration for a game series that started when home internet access was still a novelty. The publisher is putting things right, however. It's promising a fix that will make the…
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The first three Doom games are now on the Nintendo Switch, with added DRM

Bethesda’s first three Doom games are available on the Nintendo Switch today. In order to play the titles, players will have to do something they never worried about with the originals: connect to the internet and log in to their Bethesda accounts. Bethesda didn’t mention the login issue when the team announced that all three games were headed to the Switch at the annual QuakeCon convention…
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