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The Best Way to Understand 'Fortnite' Is to Play the Damn Thing

As part of Waypoint's 'Fortnite' Fortnight, we've been checking our assumptions about the biggest video game around. It's been fascinating.
Patrick Klepek
4.12.18
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How Much Does It Matter If Games Have a Crappy Launch Anymore?

'Sea of Thieves' has room for improvement, and these days, it's possible for games to figure that out over months (and years).
Patrick Klepek
3.22.18
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

What Happens When You Discover a Random Loot Drop Is Actually Worth $1,000

When Luke Johnson casually opened loot box in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, he didn't expect to find one of the rarest items.
Patrick Klepek
1.18.18
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Match Replays Add Context and Comedy to 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds'

Zooming out the camera a bit lets you see the truth: Nearly everyone else is just as frantic (and foolish) as you are.
Cameron Kunzelman
1.2.18
The Pantheon of Games

Patrick Klepek's Top 10 Games of 2017

2017 was a year of bullshit. But it was ALSO a year of sad robots, horrifying monsters, and chicken dinners.
Patrick Klepek
12.27.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

'PUBG' Has an NFL Red Zone Channel Skipping to the Best Part of Every Match

You might not be using streaming service Mixer right now, but this might get you to reconsider.
Patrick Klepek
12.13.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Don't Spend Money on 'PUBG' for Xbox One Yet

Yes, it's 'PUBG' on Xbox, but one with a wildly unstable frame rate and odd control decisions.
Patrick Klepek
12.12.17
Podcasts

We Discuss the New 'PUBG' Map and 'Ready Player One' on Waypoint Radio

Lemme tell you, Waypoint has some thoughts.
Patrick Klepek
12.12.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

The Vehicles of the New 'PUBG' Map Highlight the Power of Personal Touches

Three new vehicles on the desert map show how flavor can help the multiplayer game grow.
Cameron Kunzelman
12.9.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

The Role-Players You Meet in 'Battlegrounds'

For some people, 'PUBG' isn't just a fight-to-the-death combat arena, but a place to create and live-out a private fiction.
merritt k
10.17.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

‘PUBG’ Is Banning Between 6,000 and 13,000 Cheaters Per Day

This is what happens when you’re one of the most popular games around.
Patrick Klepek
10.13.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

‘PUBG’ Developer Accuses ‘Fortnite’ of “Replicating” Its Game

The developer is considering "further action" over the matter.
Patrick Klepek
9.22.17
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