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Andrew Day, chief executive of Keywords Studios. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin headquartered video games specialist Keywords Studios has made two further acquisitions, snapping up PR agency Indigo Pearl and recording studi(...)

Apple has countersued Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite. Photograph: Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images

Apple has countersued Epic Games and accused it of masquerading as a “modern corporate Robin Hood”, marking a new escalation in the tech giant’s bitte(...)

Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney: ‘The maker of a smartphone does not have the right to dictate the terms of our lives and our businesses.’ Photograph: Rachel Luna/Getty Images

By his own admission, Tim Sweeney is not a great Fortnite player. When the founder and chief of Epic Games, which created the blockbuster online shoo(...)

Fortnite maker Epic Games  is in a legal battle with Apple  following the removal of the game from the iOS App Store over a dispute on the distribution of income from in-app purchases of the game. Photograph: CJ Gunther

Apple was spared from having to immediately reinstate Epic’s Fortnite on its App Store, an early court victory for the iPhone maker in an intensifying(...)

Fans attending the 2019 Fortnite World Cup Finals at Arthur Ashe Stadium, New York city

The maker of the popular video game Fortnite has launched a legal challenge to Apple and its practice of taking a 30 per cent cut of app revenues, aft(...)

TikTok and WeChat app icons are displayed on a smartphone. File photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

With a stroke of his pen, Donald Trump has effectively put an end to ByteDance’s US ambitions. As of Thursday, the parent company of TikTok is now on (...)

Houseparty allows people to video chat with friends.

Video app Houseparty said it was investigating the possibility that it has been the victim of a smear campaign by a rival, and offered $1 million in a(...)

Houseparty is entertaining a generation of people in lockdown.

As much of the world retreated into coronavirus lockdown at the weekend, it looked as though many people’s favourite activities were going to disappea(...)

Fortnite’s entire map has disappeared into a black hole, leaving gamers unable to play

Fortnite’s entire map has disappeared into a black hole, leaving gamers unable to play, as part of a worldwide event to mark the end of the game’s 10t(...)

The avatar of Bugha of the US is seen on the top during the final of the Solo competition at the 2019 Fortnite World Cup. Photograph:  Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Fortnite is in the news this week as the World Cup in New York draws to a close. The prize pot was $30 million; the winner walked away with $3 million(...)

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