Fortnite’s fabulous feats, Huawei woes, Reviewing the reviewers—Data Sheet

The Wall Street Journal pulled off a near-perfect coup over the weekend with its profile of the low-key founder of Fortnite maker Epic Games, Tim Sweeney. The piece is chock-full of interesting and important nuggets about Sweeney and his company. Running Epic is the only job Sweeney has ever had. He’s single and childless and […]

‘It’s Created to Addict’: Prince Harry Calls for Ban on Fortnite

The British royals have a problem with battle royale. Prince Harry, speaking at a YMCA in West London, addressed the controversial topic of video game addiction, coming down hard on the most popular video game of the moment–Fortnite–reports the Daily Express. “The game shouldn’t be allowed,” he said. “It’s created to addict. An addiction to […]

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney Wants His Company to Be the Gaming Equivalent of Google or Facebook

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says his company can be the next Facebook or Google, citing the explosive growth of the video game company’s Fortnite. “We feel the game industry is changing in some major ways,” Sweeney told Variety. “Fortnite is a harbinger of things to come. It’s a massive number of people all playing […]