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Fortnite Explosives guide (V9.00) – Explosives tips, Grenades, Bottle Rockets, Rocket Launcher

Explosives are on top of the world right now in Fortnite, with Rocket Launchers, Grenade Launchers, and Dynamite causing the deaths of uncountable thousands every day. The latest update, V9.00, has vaulted the Clingers, those lovely Clingers, and brought back the comparatively dull Grenades. Goodbye Clingers, we hardly knew ye! Our Fortnite Explosives guide is here to walk you through the different types of explosives…

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3 weeks ago

Fortnite Battle Royale flattens Tilted Towers with massive volcano

Fortnite Battle Royale's map has been re-drawn once more, this time by a volcanic eruption during a live event on Saturday. While the damage was widespread, the urban Tilted Towers & Retail Row areas caught the brunt of it, the former little more than a smoking crater now. The event also took players to an otherworldly vault filled with crystals containing weapons removed from the game.…

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Fortnite Junk Junction map location – where to find the treasure

Fortnite's eighth season has had its final set of challenges released, and one of them is another challenge where you must find a treasure map in the world. It will then fill in the blank canvas to show a landmark that you must locate in order to complete the challenge. This one is a little tough to find if you don't know what you're looking…

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Fortnite dance locations – three ice sculptures, three dinosaurs, and four hotsprings

Fortnite's eighth season is wrapping up and while a lot of challenges remaining are the usual damaging or landing affair, one involves dancing at some specific locations. We will be going over the three locations that you need to get your groove on. With the game being the global sensation that it is, there's a lot to learn about not only getting that all-important "Victory…

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1 month ago

Avengers: Endgame smashes into Fortnite with new event

Mr. America, Robin Hood, Pistolera, Tinhead Ned, Norseman and the rest of the gang return to cinemas today in Avengers: Endgame, and the movie is smashing into Fortnite too. Epic Games today launched their 'Fortnite X Avengers: Endgame' crossover with a special event mode where goodies try to thwart Thanos and his superspacepals. Each side also gets to power up by scavenging for Avengers' weapons…

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Fortnite studio reportedly demands brutal crunch hours for updates

A major studio working its employees to the bone is a sadly common story, but today's revelation (via a Polygon report) that Fortnite Battle Royale's success lead to hundred-hour work-weeks is still frustrating. Caught off guard by the enormous success and demand for updates to the free-to-play shooter, the studio came to rely on staff working long overtime hours and weekends. They even allegedly fired…

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Fortnite jigsaw piece locations – where to find all of the jigsaw pieces

Fortnite's eighth season has a quest where you need to locate several jigsaw pieces to complete a puzzle. They're all hidden within caves or bridges and it's your job to put all seven pieces back together. You don't need to collect them in any particular order, so just hunt out each location and pick up its corresponding piece.

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Fortnite World Cup punished over 1000 accounts in the first week alone

Epic have yoinked prizes from hundreds of Fortnite players in the first week of their World Cup open qualifiers, for reasons ranging from fraudulently entering in multiple regions to full-on cheating. They punished over one thousand players in all over the first week's competition, most of them temporary bans. That's a whole lot of cheaters for a single stage of a single competition, though in…

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Fortnite’s World Cup Creative challenges builders instead of shooters this summer

Fortnite Battle Royale is feeling more and more like a misnomer of late. Its most recent foray out of the genre is a competitive Creative World Cup, five trials based around specific challenges created by famous Fortniters, with a final running alongside the regular World Cup finals this July. Good news for those who are better at putting up walls than sniping through them.

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Fortnite Paradise Palms treasure map – where to find the map, where to find the treasure

A map within a map? Fortnite's eighth season is all about treasure and week 8 has another map for you to find. This one is in Paradise Palms, but it's a little hidden away. We'll show you where to find the map and the plunder that it leads to. The location of which is somewhat cryptic, but our map has the exact location circled.

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Fortnite big telephones – where to find the Durrr Burger and Pizza Pit phones

These Fortnite challenges just get sillier and sillier! This one involves landing close to a couple of giant telephones and hitting the number that's displayed on their face. Naturally this leads to chaos as many players will be going for it, or indeed trolling players as they dial the phone number. While we can't help you with them, we can at least give you the…

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Fortnite highest elevation locations – where to find highest points in Fortnite’s map

How is your knowledge of Fortnite's map? This is what the highest elevation challenge introduced in Week 6 asks of you. There are five points in the map that now have a sign that shows you just how high you are compared to sea level. There won't be any surprises as to what the highest point of the map is, but some locations aren't completely…

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Fortnite treasure map knife loading screen location – where to find the Battle Star

So yeah, that loading screen in Fortnite has more than one hint and this time the knife is where the treasure you seek is. The location isn't as full of details as the one hinted on the magnifying glass, but it will still reward you with a Battle Star for your troubles. This guide will show you exactly where to go and what you'll find…

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Fortnite settings and controls: best key binds for PC, screen resolution changes

Let's face it, the default controls in Fortnite for mouse and keyboard absolutely suck: They don't optimise for building, one of the key parts of the game, at all. This is of course something you'll want to fix quickly, but which keys do you bind them to? This guide will go over the key bindings and PC settings you should consider changing, but will also…

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2 months ago

Beep beep! Respawn vans are pulling up in Fortnite

The next update for unimaginably popular mega-hit Fortnite Battle Royale will bring in the ability to revive your teammates at various spots where Reboot Vans have been parked. No longer will you have to go on alone after your friends are wiped out by someone in an eerily unblinking, scuffed up panda head. Here’s a man in a banana costume explaining how it all works.

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Fortnite heats up with The Floor Is Lava mode

If the recent months of Epic Games hot takes and flamewars hadn't given you at least an inkling that Epic are the gods of hellfire and they bring us fire, they're now flooding the world with lava. Fortnite Battle Royale today launched its new 'The Floor Is Lava' event mode, which is a bit like that childhood favourite game except the lava is real and…

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Fortnite healing – banana, coconut, and pepper locations, healing item tips and strategies

It's tough to get your five a day when roaming around the map in Fortnite. While this isn't really a substitute for getting the real vitamins and minerals that fruit and veg provide, they do keep you a little more healthy in-game. Their inclusion in Season 8 gives players even more options to heal, perhaps hinting at a possible challenge requirement. With the game being…

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What graphics card do I need for HDR and what PC games support it?

HDR on PC continues to be a bit of a mess these days, but provided you haven't been put off by the astronomical prices of the [block id="604469" title="Best gaming monitor"]s for HDR or, indeed, the ongoing debacle surrounding Windows 10 support for it, then the next step on your path to high dynamic range glory is to get an HDR compatible graphics card. Below, you'll find a…

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Fortnite treasure map loading screen Battle Star location – magnifying glass location

X marks the spot, or in this case, the magnifying glass marks the spot. Fortnite's third week of Season 8 requires players to go and find a specific point in the map that's marked by a loading screen. The location itself is fascinating and will reward you with not just a Battle Star for your troubles, but also a few treasure chests and some interesting…

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