Research + News | Topic: Fortnite
Apr 22, 2020
Travis Scott’s ‘Astronomical’ Fortnite Debut
The Grammy-nominated rapper will debut his new song “Astronomical” within the wildly popular online video game for a series of concerts set to start Thursday. Read the article here.
Apr 21, 2020
Fortnite Brings Millions Together On Video Game For Live Music
Enter Fortnite, the video game gone cultural phenomenon — the latest in live music venues. Read the article here.
Mar 11, 2020
‘Call Of Duty’ Sets Its Sights On ‘Fornite,’ Domination Of Battle Royale Video Games
Free to play online, and available to download starting at 11 a.m. EDT/8 a.m. PDT Tuesday, “Warzone” lets up to 150 players compete in a last-man standing combat game. Read the article here.
Sep 30, 2019
Battle Of The Battle Royales: Fortnite’s Console Dominance Unfazed By Newest Challenger
In the gaming space, the Battle Royale category (a last-man-standing survival game) recently skyrocketed to prominence – most notably via the rapid ascension of Epic Games’ Fortnite, which has arguably become a recognized household brand. Read the article here.
Jul 30, 2019
U.S. Teen Wins $3 Million At Video Game Tournament Fortnite World Cup
American teenager Kyle Giersdorf won $3 million on Sunday in New York after taking the top prize in a tournament for the popular online video game Fortnite. Read the article here.
Mar 28, 2019
Parents Are Losing Their Kids To Video Games
From the Growing Leaders blog:
“A recent article on the Fortnite epidemic found that alarmed doctors are now treating Fortnite-obsessed kids for mental and physical health problems; including everything from “carpal tunnel to sedentary obesity.” Dr. Kate Roberts, a psychologist from Wenham, Massachusetts found that the most disturbing part of the addictive trend is how it changes young kids’ behavior.”
Read the rest of the blog post here.
Feb 25, 2019
Parents’ Ultimate Guide to “Apex Legends”
Did your kids make the sudden switch from “Fortnite” to this new battle royale romp? Common Sense Media provides helpful info you need to know about the popular video game. Read their article here.
Feb 18, 2019
Game On! Newsletter – Apex Legends: The New Challenger To Fortnite
Newsletter from Neilsen highlights the rising popularity of the battle-royale game Apex Legends. Read the newsletter here.
Dec 12, 2018
As “Fortnite” Blows Up, Parents Need To Up Their Game
A new survey confirms what most parents already know: Kids are going crazy for “Fortnite.” Here are some practical tips to manage it. Read the tips from Common Sense Media here.
Dec 5, 2018
Fortnite ‘V-Bucks’ More Popular Than Cash On Teens’ Holiday Wish Lists
Some U.S. holiday wish lists crisscross all generations and some, well, don’t. Read the article here.