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From Fortnite to Fifa, online video game players warned of rise in fraud
After games boom in pandemic, gangs are using phishing and malware to cheat fans out of money and reveal their personal data

Hilary Osborne

17, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Fortnite may be a great video game but it would make a pointless movie
The game has a ready audience of around 350 million – but are they really going to sit through 120 minutes of plot and dialogue?

Ben Child

15, Oct, 2021 @8:39 AM

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Apple bans Fortnite from App Store indefinitely as legal battle continues
Epic CEO condemns ‘extraordinary anticompetitive move by Apple’ in case that could take years

Guardian staff and agencies

22, Sep, 2021 @8:50 PM

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Apple: what is Fortnite feud about and what does App Store ruling mean?
Tech firm is ordered to remove restrictions on app developers steering buyers outside platform

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

10, Sep, 2021 @9:09 PM

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Australian watchdog considers regulating Apple and Google to boost app store competition
Push comes as Fortnite creator Epic Games fights a global legal battle against the tech giants over in-app payments

Josh Taylor

18, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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‘Limits are non-existent in the metaverse!’ Video game concerts become big business
This weekend, tens of millions will watch and interact with an Ariana Grande avatar for a concert in video game Fortnite – the latest in a growing, lucrative market

Rob LeDonne

07, Aug, 2021 @12:30 AM

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Tencent curbs on gaming time will shock markets but please many parents
China’s regulators are on the march again but moves to restrict children’s access may be welcomed by many

Alex Hern

04, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Why are Apple and Epic going to court over Fortnite currency?
We look at the issues that led the two firms to pick a fight over content allowed on Apple’s App Store

Alex Hern

02, May, 2021 @3:10 PM

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'Two Goliaths': Apple labels Epic's Australian challenge to in-app purchases 'self-serving'
Federal court to decide whether Fortnite maker’s case can be heard while legal action under way in US

Josh Taylor

23, Mar, 2021 @7:25 AM

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Google to slash app store fees by half for developers’ first US$1m in sales
The cut will take effect from July with 99% of developers globally receiving a reduction as the company and Apple face legal action from Epic Games

Josh Taylor

17, Mar, 2021 @4:22 AM

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15 video game streamers your teens should be watching
Black Girl Gamers, a sci-fi veteran and Swedish Fortnite star Loeya are just a few of the YouTube video-makers and Twitch streamers bringing diverse voices to the gaming sphere

Keith Stuart

15, Mar, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Fortnite creator Epic Games launches Australian legal action against Google
Epic’s court battle with Google over being banned from the Play Store, mirrors one it has launched against Apple over its App Store removal

Josh Taylor

11, Mar, 2021 @2:18 AM

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