Fortnite Alpha Tournament start times, events tab, Shiny Pin reward status

UPDATE ONE: The Fortnite Alpha Tournament kicked off last night but it wasn’t all smooth sailing for those who took part. Problems with matchmaking and scores made it a pretty rough release for some, with Epic Games confirming changes are on the way. One of the major issues that have been affecting Fortnite players so […]

Orphan Age Balances Risk & Reward As You Keep Kids Alive In A Warzone

Children of war must develop far quicker than the average child. With danger lurking in every corner, Orphan Age revolves around keeping a band of kids, each with their own personalities, safe and sound through decisive efforts as you scrounge for what you need in a warzone. You’ll have to make tough choices to gather […]

Pokemon Go news: New Japan event, Shiny Wingull and Squirtle Community Day reward

The Pokemon Go Safari Zone event in Yokosuka, Japan, has been announced this week by Niantic. This is the latest Pokemon Go event announced by the company, who are also hosting Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago later this month. This new event kicks off Wednesday, August 29, and lasts until Sunday, September 2 (JST) in […]

Fortnite Blockbuster skin LEAKED: Battle Royale’s extra-terrestrial android reward coming

The most dedicated Fortnite Battle Royale players will soon be given a unique reward, following the release of the week 7 challenges. The Fortnite Blockbuster skin will be made available to all players who have completed every challenge up until this point. It’s the ultimate bragging rights for those players who have been trying their […]

Fortnite Blockbuster skin LEAKED: Here’s what new Battle Royale reward looks like

The Season 4 Battle Pass has a unique rewards that’s only available to those truly dedicated to completing all the Challenges Epic Games throws at them. The Fortnite Blockbuster skins has leaked early, and gives fans their first look at the ultimate rewards for their toils. The Blockbuster challenges are weekly tasks that can only […]

‘Destiny 2’ puzzle leads to a real-world reward

Bungie is well-known for including cryptic references in its games, but it’s not often those references lead to real-world gains. A massive team of gamers investigating an area in Destiny 2‘s new Warmind expansion decoded an elaborate cipher puzzle that, in the end, produced a message with geographical coordinates in upstate New York (conveniently, near […]

Unity lets developers use Kin cryptocurrency to reward gamers

Game engine creator Unity Technologies has teamed up with messaging app company Kik to enable game developers to use Kik’s Kin cryptocurrency to reward players. Kik joined the crypto bandwagon in September, raising almost $ 100 million from the sale of its tokens, dubbed Kin. And now Kik, through the Kin Ecosystem Foundation, is signing […]

Netflix won’t reward kids with ‘patches’ for watching TV

Last week, reports surfaced that Netflix was testing a sort of rewards program wherein children could earn “patches” for watching shows like A Series of Unfortunate Events and Fuller House. While the patches didn’t come with any additional benefits and didn’t unlock new content, some expressed concern that it would encourage children to watch too […]

Tencent lets parents reward kids’ good grades with game time

If you grew up with video games as a kid, you probably struck a deal with your parents: pass a school test with flying colors and you can play more. Tencent wants to formalize those arrangements. Chief executive Ma Huateng has proposed digital contracts that offer game time to kids (for Tencent games, of course) […]

US Bank Now Allows for Instant Reward Redemptions for Travel Booked Anywhere

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