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You know that we love freebies here atHotHardware, and we've a hard to pass up one for you today courtesy of the Epic Games Store. The game in question isStar Wars Battlefront II, which launched just over three years ago for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 platforms. When the game first came out, it was more than a... Read more...
Epic Games is an incredibly influential force in the gaming industry with its Unreal Engine (which is used in a wide range of games) and its own popular games likeFortnite. Its Unreal Engine is even used in the production of mega-hit TV shows likeThe Mandalorian. The company was founded in 1991, and has long been... Read more...
Are you ready to get in on some dinosaur action?Epic Games is offering the Jurassic World Evolution for free as part of its15 days of game giveaways so you can help life... uhhh... find a way. Now, do you want to start humming the Jurassic Park theme song, or should I? Released earlier in 2020, Jurassic World... Read more...
Deck the hardrive with loads of games Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la All of which are free to claim Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la I like this song tradition Paul started when the 15 days of free game giveaways on the Epic Games launcher was announced. Anyhow, I digress. Today is a new day, and Epic Games has another... Read more...
Sing it with me nowOn the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a gift card to an online games store and it was awesome! Okay, maybe the lyrics do not actually go that way, but if you are a gamer, this is what you want for the holiday season, free games! That and maybe a fancy new graphics card, but let's... Read more...
Early in December, Fortnite Season 5 began, and Epic Games got to bring the Mandalorian to the Fortnite Island in hopes of securing the zero point. As the season progresses, more hunters are needed to help save the universe. Last night at the Game Awards, Donald Mustard from Epic Games unveiled the next couple of... Read more...
As it turns out, the Fortnite island was not devoured yesterday, but season four has ended for the Epic Games battle royale. However, Season 5 is here, and we get a sneak peek into what it is to come through some trailers that have been released. According to Epic Games, the hunt is on with Fortnite season... Read more...
Fortnites Marvel themed season will be ending soon, and to send it off is a big event happening live at 4 PM EST today. The Marvel Comic supervillain Galactus, or Devourer of Worlds, will be attacking the Fortnite island that is currently defended by the many Marvel superheroes that appeared this season. How will this... Read more...
Fortnite remains one of the most popular games around, and is a veritable golden goose for developer Epic Games, despite being free-to-play (there is big money earned through in-game purchases). Perhaps in an attempt to ensure it stays that way, Epic Games has just added a new and intriguing feature to Fornite, that... Read more...
Developers are making a big deal about "next-gen gaming," in large part because the Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 are about to hit. Likewise, on PC we have new graphics card launches from AMD (Radeon RX 6000 series) and NVIDIA (GeForce RTX 30 series). One of the upcoming games that will attempt to make use of... Read more...
The current pandemic will almost definitely put a damper on trick-or-treating this year, but there are other ways of getting into the Halloween spirit, all while remaining safely isolated in your home. I'm talking about themed events in popular games. As I wrote about yesterday, Rocket League is enjoying a... Read more...
Have you ever wanted to be the master of your own theme park for free? Now you can, as the new RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Complete Edition is available for free to keep on the Epic Games store. Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 is the modern update to the classic from years past. Parks can be designed with more than 300... Read more...
On this update to Days of Our Lives the Epic Games versus Apple saga, logins for Epic Games users are going to look a little different. Starting on September 11, 2020, users will not be able to sign into their Epic Games account using an Apple account. Back in 2019, Apple required developers to use Apple sign-in if... Read more...
"Epic" might be the best word to describe what's sure to be a prolonged, dramatic court battle between gaming heavyweight Epic Games and iOS App Store walled garden builder Apple. By now you're familiar with the somewhat sneaky direct payment method Epic hid from Apple inside the iOS version of Fortnite during the... Read more...
It has been a crazy week for Epic Games, to say the least. Fortnite was removed from both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store after Epic Games introduced a new mobile payment system. Epic Games has created a different way to play Fortnite on Android devices, and the game is still available through NVIDIAs... Read more...
Similar to when Civilization VI and GTA V were free, the Epic Store continues to be a gift horse with A Total War Saga: Troy. Creative Assembly has graciously offered up this Epic Store exclusive for free today only, so if you act fast and manage to pick up the game, it is yours to keep forever. Epic Games seems to... Read more...
Updated 8/13/2020 @ 3:40pm Well, that escalated quickly. Apple has gone nuclear, kicking Fortnite out of the App Store after Epic Games decided to circumvent fees with its own payment system. We can't say that we didn't see this coming, but Apple is putting its foot own in a commanding way given that Fortnite is one... Read more...
Epic Games and Apple are about to legally duke it out. Epic Games just filed a lawsuit against Apple that claims that Apples App Store is anti-competitive. The lawsuit was quickly filed after Apple removed Fortnite from the App Store earlier today. Epic Games overall argues that Apples policies prevent innovation and... Read more...
The Epic Games Store has kicked off its Summer Sale event with deep discounts on a variety of games, including "scorching offers" of up to 85 percent off various titles and add-on content. And of course the usual rotation of weekly free games is in effect, so if for no other reason, it's worth diving in to collect the... Read more...
Epic Games has rolled out its v13.30 patch for Fortnite and with it comes a bunch of bug fixes, some changes to the flooded map, and new Summer Splash limited time modes (LTMs). It is not the biggest patch in the world, but there are some notable additions and issue resolutions. For example, Epic Games fixed an issue... Read more...
If you are looking for something to keep you busy this weekend (and beyond), head over to the Epic Games Store and nab yourself a copy of Torchlight II by Runic Games. It is the latest free title, and normally sells for $19.99. While it is a bit dated at this point, the action role-playing dungeon crawler is still a... Read more...
For most PC gamers, the place they prefer to get their video games is Steam. When the Epic Games Store first opened, many PC gamers were upset that Epic landed some high-profile exclusive titles forcing them to have games across more than one digital service. Feelings towards the Epic Games Store have changed for... Read more...
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