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Epic Provides Fortnite E-sports with $100 Million for Its First Year – Paste Magazine

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Epic Games is betting big on Fortnite becoming an e-sports success, putting up a whopping $100 million to fund competition prize pools – Read on https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2018/05/epic-provides-fornite-esports-with-100000000-for-i.html

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Dear Bluehole and PUBG, You Can’t Own a Genre

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PUBG wants to take on Epic in want seems like an unnecessary battle.

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Unfortunately, when a big company like Epic decides to add the widely popular ‘Battle Royale’ genre from the game Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) to Fortnite, things get a little dicey. Bluehole, the creators of PUBG took offense to having their game copied, and even threatened legal action. But here’s the thing, you can’t copyright a genre, or at least you shouldn’t be able to. Continue reading Dear Bluehole and PUBG, You Can’t Own a Genre