Bluehole

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
7.20.18
Postscript

In 'PUBG' You're a Super Soldier. In 'Fortnite,' You're a Super Engineer

Fortnite turns us all into Elon Musk, asking us to turn this stuff into that stuff, knowing that knocking shit apart in our path forward will probably be worth it.
Cameron Kunzelman
7.13.18
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’ Developer Accuses ‘Fortnite’ of “Replicating” Its Game

The developer is considering "further action" over the matter.
Patrick Klepek
9.22.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

The New Fog Map in 'PUBG' Isn't Just Cosmetic, It Changes How You Play

The 'Battle Royale' vibe gives way to a more cat-and-mouse experience.
Cameron Kunzelman
9.19.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

In Just Over Five Months, ‘PUBG’ Has Sold 10 Million Copies

The year’s biggest game was the one that no one saw coming.
Patrick Klepek
9.5.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

How Stream Sniping Trolls Caused This Expert ‘PUBG’ Player to Lash Out

MrGrimmmz is used to dealing with people trying to ruin his streams. But when two players wouldn't leave him alone, it crossed a line.
Patrick Klepek
8.24.17
Bluehole

We Asked a Linguist How to Pronounce 'PUBG'

Is 'PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds' Pub-Gee? Pub-Guh? Pub-Gah? Pee-You-Bee-Ge
Jason Johnson
8.17.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Why a Funny 'Battlegrounds' Strategy Could Also Get You Banned

It's supposed to be you against 99 other people, but sometimes, it makes more sense to work together. Bad news: it's against the rules.
Patrick Klepek
7.25.17
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

People Are About to Look Very Stylish While Murdering in 'Battlegrounds'

The addition of a crate and key system will bring a slew of much-needed clothing options to the multiplayer phenomenon.
Patrick Klepek
7.25.17