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Recent articles by Matt:

'Infinity Blade' will live on inside 'Fortnite'

For any studio, stopping development on a game is never fun. Just ask Epic Games, which just announced that it will no longer dedicate any more resources to its... → Read More

'Fortnite' season seven adds planes, custom weapons and lots of ice

I don't want to undersell this, but if you've been looking to play as a swole Father Christmas, Epic Games' latest Fortnite update has got you covered. Season s... → Read More

Google's Home Hub is more like a Chromecast than an Android tablet

At first glance, Google's new Home Hub looks like any other smart display featuring the company's Assistant platform. It features both voice and touch inputs, g... → Read More

'Fortnite' season six arrives with invisibility and pets

It feels like we had to wait forever, but it's finally here: Fortnite season six has begun. As is customary with any new competitive window, tonnes of new conte... → Read More

The latest Pixel 3 leak came from the back of a Lyft

Forgotten in a Lyft, it seems, is the new left in a bar. → Read More

Dixons Carphone admits 2017 hack was bigger than first thought

Dixons Carphone -- owner of major high street brands Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse -- has confirmed that its 2017 cyber attack was much bigger than fir... → Read More

Amazon sets its sights on official soccer shirt sales

Amazon's foray into clothing and fashion has been met with mixed responses, particularly from major labels that believe its marketplace could devalue their bran... → Read More

'Fortnite' season five adds a desert locale, golf carts and rifts

Fortnite players, the event you've been waiting for is finally here. Epic Games has officially kicked off the battle royale shooter's fifth season, offering a w... → Read More

'Fortnite' gets a four-player Playground practice mode

Fortnite: Battle Royale is relentless and unforgiving, affording players no time before 99 other wannabe champions set their sights on each other. In fact, the... → Read More

‘Fortnite’ E3 tournament was a taste of its eSports future

As Fortnite continues to suck in gamers by the millions, Epic Games has worked hard to keep the game fresh and entertaining, whether players are dropping in for... → Read More

'Fortnite' gets its first vehicle: Shopping carts

For all of the things that Epic Games has delivered in its weekly Fortnite updates, vehicles have not been one of them. While both PUBG and H1Z1 already allow p... → Read More

'Fortnite' update delivers destruction, new areas and meme emotes

Fortnite Season Four is here, and Epic Games has delivered in a big way. After teasing a spectacular comet crash at the end of the previous season, today's upda... → Read More

'Fortnite' update adds instant fort-building grenades

As Fortnite continues to pick up new players across various platforms, Epic Games has consistently deployed new updates to keep the game fresh and free from gam... → Read More

The rise and rise (and rise) of ’Fortnite'

When a video game that counts Drake among its fans has breakfast TV shows around the world discussing its effect on younger players, it has truly made it. No, w... → Read More

Upgraded Raspberry Pi 3 delivers more power and faster networking

Despite selling over 14 million of its low-cost DIY computing boards, the Raspberry Pi Foundation adheres to a slow release cycle. The company typically waits o... → Read More

Sky to offer Netflix content alongside its own

While Sky continues to wade through multi-billion dollar bids from Fox and Comcast, the UK pay-TV provider has quietly been working behind the scenes to bring n... → Read More

UK to review online trolling laws

Over the last nine months, the UK government has looked at various ways to make the internet safer for people across Britain. In October 2017, culture secretary... → Read More

UK Android upstart Wileyfox goes into administration

When UK phone maker Wileyfox burst onto the smartphone scene in August 2015, the company positioned itself as a small company that operated on small margins, wi... → Read More

UK group planning complex 200-mile autonomous car trial

As the UK attempts to position itself at the forefront of autonomous driving, the government -- with help from startups and universities -- has embarked on a nu... → Read More

EV chargers are coming to BP petrol stations this year

With the UK government pledging to ban the sale of petrol and diesel cars by 2040, the major fuel giants will need to evolve or face losing a sizeable share of... → Read More