Snapchat fail and a Fortnite gaming record

Alonzo Simpson
March 21, 2018

This was, according to Pornhub, all down to Drake playing the game live on Twitch.

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"This deal that Amazon Prime and Twitch Prime have together is incredible", he said.

While there are many Twitch streamers that play the increasingly popular Fortnite on their streams, none are as popular as Tyler "Ninja" Blevins. Those subscribers can donate to his Twitch channel, and Blevins also has 5 million subscribers on YouTube that help him rake in the cash.

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Talking of Fortnite, developer Epic Games just last week released the game on the iPhone and iPad. As showcased during a Ninja Twitch stream, a player equipping the leprechaun skin can appear smaller than normal, making them a tough target to hit.

Ninja first confirmed to a Forbes contributor he was making more than $500,000 a month streaming "Fortnite" on Twitch.

"I'm very goofy. I do impressions, and just insane shenanigans". I think the combination of that, it's like a hybrid, and it's just really fun to watch. Google search volume interest for "Fortnite" exceeded "Minecraft" in recent weeks.

When asked what young people should do who want to be professional streamers should do, Blevins said, "Stay in school". PUBG CEO tried to call out Epic for what they feel is a blatant ripoff of their game but due to the PUBG uses Epic's Unreal game engine complicates matters. Players will be able to "jump back straight into a game" after a match and "see what went wrong on the way to that victory royale", Epic said. While numerous minor details such as draw distance, shadows and even the way grass flows in the wind may be omitted for performance reasons in the iPhone X version, the mobile iteration really is the "full fat experience" of the game, and "the first time a popular game has appeared quickly and completely in mobile form".

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