Research + News | Topic: Fortnite
Sep 29, 2022
Video Games Introduced Me To The Chemical Brothers – Now Teens Find Music Through Fortnite
In the 90s and 00s, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and Guitar Hero were prime outlets for music discovery. In 2022, it’s League of Legends and Fifa that are shaping taste. Read the article here.
Sep 25, 2020
Kids In The UK Are Now Spending More Money On ‘Fortnite’ And ‘Roblox’ Than Candy And Books
Childrens’ spending habits in the UK have shifted to online games such as “Roblox” and “Fortnite” since lockdown began, away from sweets and books, a pocket money app has reported. Read the article here.
Sep 18, 2020
Fortnite Is The New IRL: Why Brands Must Plan For A Rise In Virtual Gatherings
Much of life has moved online in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and few industries have been better suited to this new normal than video games. Read the article here.
Aug 20, 2020
Did Fortnite Just Kill The App Store As We Know It?
Fortnite maker Epic Games sent shockwaves through the tech industry this week when it sued Apple and Google, claiming both companies’ app stores are monopolies. Read the article here.
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.