Epic Games

Headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, Epic Games is a video game and software developer and publisher. Originally known as Potomac Computer Systems, the company was established in 1991 by Tim Sweeney. The name was changed to Epic Games a year later, and the headquarters were also shifted from Potomac, Maryland, US to Cary. The company is the creator of games like Fortnite, Battle Breakers, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Through its Unreal Engine, a commercially available game engine, it brings interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR, and the Web. For this, Guinness World Records named it the “most successful video game engine.” The company has three offices in Asia: Shanghai (China), Yokohama (Japan) and Seoul (South Korea).

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Fortnite is not coming back on iOS any time soon

11 Oct 2020

Fortnite is not coming back on iOS any time soon

If you were hoping to see Epic Games' Fortnite return to the Apple App Store, be warned that it is not going to happen any time soon.

ProtonMail CEO alleges Apple forced them to add in-app purchases

09 Oct 2020

ProtonMail CEO alleges Apple forced them to add in-app purchases

Lately, the legal battle between Apple and Epic Games has been the talk of the town.

#WeeklyRecap: Android 11, affordable Xbox Series S, and more

13 Sep 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Android 11, affordable Xbox Series S, and more

This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, especially in the consumer tech department.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok sale deadline likely to be missed, more

11 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok sale deadline likely to be missed, more

Last night, multiple reports suggested that ByteDance is likely to miss the September 20 deadline for finalizing the sale of TikTok's US assets.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok tries to dodge sale, and more

10 Sep 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok tries to dodge sale, and more

Last night, TikTok was reported to be considering a way out of selling its US business to an American company.

#WeeklyRecap: Apple bans Epic, Zoom's outage, TikTok's crisis, and more

30 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Apple bans Epic, Zoom's outage, TikTok's crisis, and more

This week, a number of developments were reported in the world of technology, including a few interesting hardware launches and some rather concerning security issues, outages, and data leaks.

NewsBytes Briefing: Epic's Unreal Engine gets legal protection, and more

25 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Epic's Unreal Engine gets legal protection, and more

Since last night, the case between Apple and Epic Games has progressed.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok suing Trump administration, and more

24 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok suing Trump administration, and more

In the updates reported over the weekend, TikTok confirmed the plan to sue the Trump administration for pressuring its parent company into selling the US business of the video-sharing service.

#WeeklyRecap: Apple hits $2 trillion, Gmail suffers outage, and more

23 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Apple hits $2 trillion, Gmail suffers outage, and more

This week, both Apple and Google made major headlines in the world of tech.

NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more

21 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more

In the updates since last night, NASA revealed that there has been a small air leak at the International Space Station.

#TechBytes: How to get Fortnite back on iPhone?

21 Aug 2020

#TechBytes: How to get Fortnite back on iPhone?

Apple and Epic Games' dramatic showdown, with all the lawsuits, parodies, tweets, has left Fortnite lovers in trouble.

NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance buys Netmeds, SpaceX's biggest fund-raise, and more

19 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance buys Netmeds, SpaceX's biggest fund-raise, and more

In the last few hours, renowned tech giants took major strides.

Why are Apple, Google and Epic Games fighting?

18 Aug 2020

Why are Apple, Google and Epic Games fighting?

Apple, Google, and Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, are engaged in a dramatic row for the last few days.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple-Epic row escalates, and more

18 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple-Epic row escalates, and more

In the updates since last night, the row between Apple and Epic Games has further escalated.

#WeeklyRecap: Trump's 90-day deadline for TikTok, Fortnite row, and more

16 Aug 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Trump's 90-day deadline for TikTok, Fortnite row, and more

This week, several big players made headlines in the world of technology.

NewsBytes Briefing: Fortnite removed from app stores, and more

14 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Fortnite removed from app stores, and more

In the updates since last night, Fortnite made major headlines.

Chinese giant Tencent loses $35 billion after Trump's ban

07 Aug 2020

Chinese giant Tencent loses $35 billion after Trump's ban

A few hours ago, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning certain business transactions with Tencent, the Chinese conglomerate that owns WeChat messaging service.

You can win Rs. 7.5 crore from Houseparty: Here's how

31 Mar 2020

You can win Rs. 7.5 crore from Houseparty: Here's how

Houseparty, the social networking app that shot to fame ever since governments began imposing lockdowns on their citizens in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, is offering a reward of Rs. 7.5 crore ($1 million).

#GamingBytes: Five essential 'Fortnite' looting tips for beginners

07 Mar 2020

#GamingBytes: Five essential 'Fortnite' looting tips for beginners

Fortnite by Epic Games has cemented its place as one of the most popular Battle Royale games.

#GamingBytes: Five tips for better building in Fortnite

04 Mar 2020

#GamingBytes: Five tips for better building in Fortnite

Fortnite by Epic Games has taken the Battle Royale genre by storm with its unique approach. While some detractors have shown disapproval of the arcade-like gameplay, Fortnite brought a new aspect to this format, setting it apart from competitors.

#GamingBytes: Five easy tips to win your first 'Fortnite' match

01 Mar 2020

#GamingBytes: Five easy tips to win your first 'Fortnite' match

Fortnite by Epic Games has cemented its place as one of the most popular Battle Royale games in the world.

#GamingBytes: Five tips to play 'Fortnite' like a pro

26 Feb 2020

#GamingBytes: Five tips to play 'Fortnite' like a pro

Fortnite by Epic Games has cemented its position as one of the most popular Battle Royale games.

#GamingBytes: Fortnite's five best weapons for beginners

23 Feb 2020

#GamingBytes: Fortnite's five best weapons for beginners

Fortnite by Epic Games is one of the most competitive Battle Royale games due to its ever-increasing popularity.

#GamingBytes: Five common mistakes to avoid in Fortnite

22 Feb 2020

#GamingBytes: Five common mistakes to avoid in Fortnite

Fortnite by Epic Games has become popular as well as competitive, due to the constant addition of exciting content, including weapons.

#GamingBytes: Five tips to master shooting in 'Fortnite'

17 Feb 2020

#GamingBytes: Five tips to master shooting in 'Fortnite'

Fortnite by Epic Games has cemented its place as one of the most popular Battle Royale games in the genre.

#GamingBytes: Five 'Fortnite' guns that pros use

11 Feb 2020

#GamingBytes: Five 'Fortnite' guns that pros use

Fortnite by Epic Games has cemented its place as one of the most popular Battle Royales.

#GamingBytes: Five tips to survive longer in 'Fortnite'

23 Jan 2020

#GamingBytes: Five tips to survive longer in 'Fortnite'

Fortnite by Epic Games delivers one of the most challenging and interesting Battle Royale experiences since developers keep adding new and exciting content.

#GamingBytes: Five tips to play 'Fortnite' like a pro

14 Oct 2019

#GamingBytes: Five tips to play 'Fortnite' like a pro

Fortnite by Epic Games has cemented its position as one of the most popular Battle Royale games.

#GamingBytes: Five essential 'Fortnite' tips for beginners

13 Oct 2019

#GamingBytes: Five essential 'Fortnite' tips for beginners

Fortnite by Epic Games has captured the Battle Royale genre of gaming by storm.

Samsung releases exclusive Fortnite Glow outfit for several Galaxy devices

06 Oct 2019

Samsung releases exclusive Fortnite Glow outfit for several Galaxy devices

Samsung has partnered with Epic Games to release an exclusive Fortnite Glow outfit and Levitate emote for several Galaxy smartphones and tablets.

#GamingBytes: All you need to know about 'Fortnite's v9.30 update

27 Jun 2019

#GamingBytes: All you need to know about 'Fortnite's v9.30 update

Fortnite fans will soon receive new stuff with the game's v9.30 content update.

#GamingBytes: Fortnite's PC requirements undergo change; Here's what Season-10 brings

24 Jun 2019

#GamingBytes: Fortnite's PC requirements undergo change; Here's what Season-10 brings

Ahead of its upcoming season 10, Fortnite has made some changes to its basic playing requirements.

#GamingBytes: How will Epic's two-week break affect 'Fortnite'?

23 Jun 2019

#GamingBytes: How will Epic's two-week break affect 'Fortnite'?

Creator of Fortnite Epic Games is taking a break from June 24 to July 8, as it announced on its blog.

Prince Harry's comment on 'Fortnite' rekindles the gaming-addiction debate

21 Jun 2019

Prince Harry's comment on 'Fortnite' rekindles the gaming-addiction debate

The popular Battle Royale game Fortnite is usually in the news for good reasons like its interesting crossovers.

#GamingBytes: 'Fortnite' ties-up with 'John Wick,' releases limited-time skin

18 May 2019

#GamingBytes: 'Fortnite' ties-up with 'John Wick,' releases limited-time skin

John Wick: Chapter 3- Parabellum is now running in theaters. The film has received critical acclaim and could very well become a box office hit.

#GamingBytes: 'Fortnite' season 9 coming soon. Know all about it

06 May 2019

#GamingBytes: 'Fortnite' season 9 coming soon. Know all about it

The most awaited news is here.

#GamingBytes: Fornite teams-up with Avengers: Endgame and here's the result

27 Apr 2019

#GamingBytes: Fornite teams-up with Avengers: Endgame and here's the result

It seldom happens that one cultural phenomenon teams up with another and the result is this satisfactory.

Redmi Note 7 Pro might soon get Fortnite support

21 Apr 2019

Redmi Note 7 Pro might soon get Fortnite support

Xiaomi has announced that it is working with Qualcomm and Epic Games to bring Fortnite support on its Redmi Note 7 Pro smartphone.

#GamingBytes: Why Indian gamers should play Fortnite instead of PUBG?

16 Apr 2019

#GamingBytes: Why Indian gamers should play Fortnite instead of PUBG?

PUBG and Fortnite are cult-favorite titles with millions of players.

#GamingBytes: Five tips to play 'Fortnite' like a pro

10 Mar 2019

#GamingBytes: Five tips to play 'Fortnite' like a pro

Fortnite by Epic Games has cemented its position as one of the most popular Battle Royale games.