Battle Royale

Games Columns

'Mordhau' Is the Most Fun I've Ever Had Dying

If you strike me down, I shall only laugh about it.
Cameron Kunzelman
Games News

'Mordhau' Convinced Me I'd Definitely Die In a Medieval Battle

The graveyards are full of middling swordsmen, and now you can be one of them!
Dante Douglas

Google Stadia Sounds Nice, But, Uh, We Have a Lot of Questions

Other important questions: Dang, 'Sekiro,' why are you so hard?
Patrick Klepek

'Apex Legends' Knows Its Genre Is a Winner-Take-All Fight for Attention

Respawn's battle royale is the latest winner in a marketplace survival game that is always speeding up.
Cameron Kunzelman
with cheese

1994's 'Doom II' Now Has a Battle Royale Mode Like 'Fortnite'

Modders have brought 64 player madness to ‘Doom II’ and it looks incredible.
Matthew Gault
Battle Royale

'PUBG' Apologizes and Pulls Content That Referenced Japanese War Crimes

The popular video game contained a mask emblazoned with Japan’s Rising Sun flag and a reference to its most notorious war criminals.
Matthew Gault
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Teen Kept Playing 'Fortnite' While a Tornado Destroyed His Neighborhood

He continued playing 'Battle Royale' after watching his neighbor's roof fly off the house.
Allie Conti
open thread

After Thinking Battle Royale Games Weren't For Me, I Tried 'Fortnite'

The accessibility and weirdo personality of 'Fortnite' are winning, at least for me.
Danielle Riendeau
open thread

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
Battle Royale

Drake Played 'Fortnite' on Twitch, Smashing Viewership Records

More than 600,000 people watched Drake play Fortnite Battle Royale on Twitch with Ninja.
Emanuel Maiberg

New 'Fortnite' Battle Royale Mode Misses What Makes the Game Great

What this early access survival game needs is a shorter burst PVE mode, not to chase the 'PUBG' gold rush.
Janine Hawkins

A Game Where Your Only Friends Are Patience, Silence, and Murder

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' puts 100 players in an arena, and 'The Hunger Games' style, tasks them with murder.
Cameron Kunzelman