Reports Claim EA Shares Tumble After Apex Legends Season 2 Launch

The “Fortnite killer” and “PUBG burier” looks to be doing the complete opposite and has reportedly inflicted some damage on Electronic Arts. That’s right, season 2 has started and looks to be short when it comes to meeting investor expectations according to new reports.
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Report Says Fortnite Revenue Drops 38% Year-Over-Year From May 2018

Fortnite’s year-over-year revenue is dropping. By no means does this indicate that the infamous Fortnite is nearing its grave but what it does mean is that more people aren’t piling on to break its 2018 record. Although the Battle Royale game is up from its April 2019 decline, the game has still faced a decrease when factoring in year-over-year data. However, Epic’s money maker has pulled in $203 million across PC, home consoles, and mobile as of this May. Continue reading “Report Says Fortnite Revenue Drops 38% Year-Over-Year From May 2018”

Apex Legends’ Second Season Bringing Improved Battle Pass, New Character And Weapon

If there’s one complaint gamers had concerning the first season of Apex Legends, it’s that the game’s Battle Pass was nowhere near rewarding enough. The team at Respawn Entertainment and EA are addressing that in the upcoming second season and, at the same time, they’ll be introducing a new playable character, new weapon, map changes and more. Continue reading “Apex Legends’ Second Season Bringing Improved Battle Pass, New Character And Weapon”

India Arrests 21 Kids For Playing PUBG

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds Arrests

Various district regions in India have banned PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. People are literally prohibited from playing the game on PC or mobile devices. This enforcement has been in effect since March 9th, 2019. Well, since putting the ban into place the police in the Gujarati state of India have been arresting people, mostly kids, for playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Continue reading “India Arrests 21 Kids For Playing PUBG”

Apex Legends’ Digital Revenue Reported To Have Dropped For A Second Month

Apex Legends is a battle royale title based on the Titanfall intellectual property. The game revealed on February 4th, 2019, has faced yet another decline after late last month according to a new report. Continue reading “Apex Legends’ Digital Revenue Reported To Have Dropped For A Second Month”

Tencent Turns PUBG Mobile Into Game For Peace Featuring Chinese Military Recruitment, Propaganda

Game For Peace

In mainland China there are strict rules and regulations for what kind of games are allowed on the market, and whether or not those games can be monetized. In the case of PUBG Mobile, the mobile version of PUBG Corporation’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the game wasn’t approved for monetization and thus Tencent couldn’t make any money on it in mainland China even with the 110 million monthly active users. So Tencent did what any State-approved corporation would do, they turned PUBG Mobile into a propaganda game for the Chinese military called Game For Peace. Continue reading “Tencent Turns PUBG Mobile Into Game For Peace Featuring Chinese Military Recruitment, Propaganda”

Apex Legends Market Interest In Steep Decline As Influencers Abandon Game, According To Report

Apex Legends

Electronic Arts paid big money to some of the top influencers across Twitch and YouTube to get Apex Legends to trend on social media and garner 50 million registered users for the free-to-play Battle Royale game, as reported by Unikrn. However, paying for influence doesn’t mean that gamers are going to keep playing your game, and according to a new report it appears that the engagement and mindshare for Apex Legends is waning real fast, as the game is on a steep decline as far as interest is concerned. Continue reading “Apex Legends Market Interest In Steep Decline As Influencers Abandon Game, According To Report”

Fortnite Getting Avengers Update This Week

It looks like Epic Games is aiming to drop another batch of Avengers-related content into Fortnite, with something being teased for this Thursday, April 25, the first night the End Game movie will be available for general viewing. Continue reading “Fortnite Getting Avengers Update This Week”

Mordhau Devs Promise To Add Female Characters To Realistic Medieval Game Post-Release

Mordhau

Triternion’s upcoming medieval Battle Royale game, Mordhau, is supposed to be a different take on the genre. It’s about creating a more realistic combat atmosphere that takes some of the concepts from games like War of the Roses and slaps it into a frantic, no-holds-barred, siege-based rampage. Well, there have been discussions and debates in the community about the game’s inclusion of female fighters in the game, but the developers put the discussions to bed by confirming that they would be adding playable female characters to the game. Continue reading “Mordhau Devs Promise To Add Female Characters To Realistic Medieval Game Post-Release”

PUBG Banned In Nepal By Telecommunications Authority For Being Too Addictive

PUBG Banned in Nepal

Addictive video games of a violent nature are now on the censorship chopping block. Bluehole Studios (and the subsidiary PUBG Corporation) had their bread and butter, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, completely banned from being played in any capacity in Nepal from April 11th, 2019 onward. Continue reading “PUBG Banned In Nepal By Telecommunications Authority For Being Too Addictive”

Notmycar, Free-to-Play Vehicular Battle Royale Game Enters Early Access On Steam

notmycar Battle Royale

Skybound Games and NMC Studios announced that the vehicular combat Battle Royale game, Notmycar, has officially entered into Early Access on Steam as a free-to-play title. Continue reading “Notmycar, Free-to-Play Vehicular Battle Royale Game Enters Early Access On Steam”

Recent study shows games are eating into more of our free time

The folks over at Limelight Networks recently put together a study comparing gaming trends over the past year and, in short, it looks like more people are playing games more regularly these days. Continue reading “Recent study shows games are eating into more of our free time”

The Culling, Battle Royale Game Shutting Down On May 15th, 2019

It looks like Xaviant Games and Xaviant will be taking The Culling to the back of the shed just as they did before with The Culling 2. This information shouldn’t be considered shocking given the writing that was on the wall from the feedback of veteran players, and how the devs chased after trends instead of maintaining the success they had at launch. Continue reading “The Culling, Battle Royale Game Shutting Down On May 15th, 2019”

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