New $1.5-Billion Disney x Epic Games Partnership Will Bring More Iconic Characters Into Fortnite

New $1.5-Billion Disney x Epic Games Partnership Will Bring More Iconic Characters Into Fortnite

Disney Epic Games Partnership Fortnite
Disney announced a new $1.5-billion investment in Epic Games during their earnings call earlier this week. This will bring more iconic characters from the Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and Avatar universes into Fortnite as well as other titles like Rocket League.



Unreal Engine will be used to generate assets and content across the Disney portfolio including in the development of video games like Kingdom Hearts 3 as well as Star Wars Jedi: Survivor. Players, gamers and fans are going to be able to create their own stories / experiences and share content with each other, all powered by Unreal Engine.

LEGO City Gaming Tournament Truck 60388, Gamer Gifts for Girls, Boys, and Kids, Esports Vehicle Toy Set...

LEGO City Gaming Tournament Truck 60388, Gamer Gifts for Girls, Boys, and Kids, Esports Vehicle Toy Set…

  • eSports Tournament Truck – Let kids bring eSports action to town with this LEGO City Gaming Tournament Truck set, including a buildable toy truck, a…
  • Foldable Trailer Stage – The side of the LEGO vehicle’s trailer folds up to reveal the tournament stage with 2 toy computer gaming stations and giant…
  • Animate Gaming Action – Young video game fans can ‘animate’ the gaming action on the toy stadium screen and adjust the progress bar for the competing…

Our exciting new relationship with Epic Games will bring together Disney’s beloved brands and franchises with the hugely popular Fortnite in a transformational new games and entertainment universe. This marks Disney’s biggest entry ever into the world of games and offers significant opportunities for growth and expansion. We can’t wait for fans to experience the Disney stories and worlds they love in groundbreaking new ways,” said Robert A. Iger, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company.


Author
Bill Smith

When it comes to cars, video games or geek culture, Bill is an expert of those and more. If not writing, Bill can be found traveling the world.

Modder Turns Computer Mouse Into a Functional PC That Can Play Fortnite

Modder Turns Computer Mouse Into a Functional PC That Can Play Fortnite

Computer Mouse PC Mod
While not as flashy as Razer’s 24K gold Viper Mini Signature Edition, this computer mouse turned functional PC by Electo is the first we’ve seen. First, he needed to 3D print a computer mouse shell capable of housing a sensor board and an Intel NUC PC.



Next, the PC was connected to a small LCD screen secured onto a rack system. You may be wondering how can one type on such a device, and the answer to that would be a laser keyboard mounted one the side. There were a few changes that needed to be made along the way to get its size down to something that resembled a more traditional computer mouse capable of running Windows 11.

Beelink S12 Pro Mini PC, Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake- N100(up to 3.4GHz), 16GB DDR4 RAM 500GB PCIe SSD,...

Beelink S12 Pro Mini PC, Intel 12th Gen Alder Lake- N100(up to 3.4GHz), 16GB DDR4 RAM 500GB PCIe SSD,…

  • ✔️Latest 12th Intel Alder Lake-N100 – Beelink Mini S12 Pro mini pc is powered by 2023 Latest Intel 12th Gen processor Alder Lake-N100(4C/4T, 6M…
  • ✔️16GB DDR4 + 500GB SSD, Upgrade Friendly – Beelink N100 mini pc has built-in single channel 16GB DDR4 RAM (max 3200MHz) and 500GB PCIe 1X SSD….
  • ✔️UHD Graphics & 4K Dual Screen Display – Mini desktop computer has equipped with Intel UHD Graphics(max 750MHz), delivers powerful graphics…

The ultimate computer mouse is a project I made 4 years ago and after three attempts at building a better version, I finally created the ultimate computer mouse… sort of. You can play Minecraft on it and Fortnite along with many other video games,” said its creator.

[Source]


Author
Bill Smith

When it comes to cars, video games or geek culture, Bill is an expert of those and more. If not writing, Bill can be found traveling the world.

LEGO Fortnite Now Live Worldwide, Here’s a First Look at Gameplay

LEGO Fortnite Now Live Worldwide, Here’s a First Look at Gameplay

LEGO Fortnite Live Gameplay
LEGO Fortnite is now live worldwide, and in addition to playing as your favorite characters, like Brite Bomber, Cuddle Team Leader and Raven, in brick form, players can also battle enemies solo with friends. Customize your home base by building shelter for defense before recruiting villagers to gather materials and help them survive the night.



You’ll also be able to tear up and drop into deep caves to seek out rare resources, hidden areas as well as enemies. New world building, gameplay features, and more LEGO Style Outfits will begin arriving in early 2024. For those who don’t know, LEGO Fortnite is actually built inside Fortnite and powered by Unreal Engine 5.

Sale

Microsoft Xbox Series S 1TB SSD Console Carbon Black - Includes Xbox Wireless Controller - Up to 120...

Microsoft Xbox Series S 1TB SSD Console Carbon Black – Includes Xbox Wireless Controller – Up to 120…

  • XBOX SERIES S 1TB: Go all digital and experience next-gen speed and performance. Double the fun with double the storage.*
  • FASTER LOAD TIMES: Make the most of every gaming minute with Quick Resume, lightning-fast load times, and gameplay of up to 120 FPS – all powered by…
  • LOOKS AND PLAYS BEST: Enjoy thousands of games from four generations of Xbox, with hundreds of optimized titles that look and play better than ever.

The game utilizes World Partition to stream all 95 square kilometers of playable space (that’s 19x the size of the Fortnite Battle Royale Island!), and uses the Procedural Content Generation (PCG) framework to dynamically create detailed environments,” said Epic Games.

[Source]


Author
Bill Smith

When it comes to cars, video games or geek culture, Bill is an expert of those and more. If not writing, Bill can be found traveling the world.

LEGO Fortnite Announced, is Survival Crafting Adventure with Open Worlds

LEGO Fortnite Announced, is Survival Crafting Adventure with Open Worlds

LEGO Fortnite Announcement Survival Crafting Adventure
It’s official, LEGO Fortnite has been announced, and this new survival crafting adventure will go live inside Fortnite starting on December 7, 2023. This marks the first play experience to come from LEGO’s partnership with Epic Games to develop fun and safe digital spaces for children as well as families.

No specific details have been revealed, although the press release mentions that within LEGO Fortnite, players are able to explore vast, open worlds where the magic of building with the iconic bricks and Fortnite collide. It’s designed for players of all ages to enjoy together and encourage screativity, experimentation as well as collaboration through play.

Sale

Xbox Series X 1TB SSD Console - Includes Wireless Controller - Up to 120 frames per second - 16GB RAM 1TB...

Xbox Series X 1TB SSD Console – Includes Wireless Controller – Up to 120 frames per second – 16GB RAM 1TB…

  • XBOX SERIES X: The fastest, most powerful Xbox ever. Explore rich new worlds with 12 teraflops of raw graphic processing power, DirectX ray tracing, a…
  • FASTER LOAD TIMES: Make the most of every gaming minute with Quick Resume, lightning-fast load times, and gameplay of up to 120 FPS – all powered by…
  • LOOKS AND PLAYS BEST: Enjoy thousands of games from four generations of Xbox, with hundreds of optimized titles that look and play better than ever.

LEGO Fortnite Announcement Survival Crafting Adventure

Last year, the LEGO Group and Epic Games announced their partnership to shape the future of the metaverse and make it fun and safe for all. Together the companies will build positive digital play experiences that enable young players to become the creators of tomorrow,” said LEGO.

[Source]


Author
Bill Smith

When it comes to cars, video games or geek culture, Bill is an expert of those and more. If not writing, Bill can be found traveling the world.