Fortnite's storm will damage player-made structures starting in patch 5.40

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Fortnite's storm will damage player-made structures starting in patch 5.40

A new development update posted today (see above) reveals some of the changes coming to Fortnite in patch 5.40. At the top of the order is that, near the end of a match, the edges of the storm will now damage player-built structures. Epic says that fewer than 10 percent of matches actually make it to a point where this system will kick in, and it's in line with Epic's stated desire to introduce more late game strats that don't involve fevered building.

CitizenCon digital ticket plan scrapped following uproar among Star Citizen fans

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CitizenCon digital ticket plan scrapped following uproar among Star Citizen fans

This year's CitizenCon, the annual convention celebrating all things Star Citizen, was going to be a little different from previous events, because this year Cloud Imperium planned to charge $20 for a "digital ticket" that would grant access to all livestreamed events. Unsurprisingly, that plan, as you can see in this Star Citizen subreddit thread, went over like a lead balloon with a significant number of Star Citizen fans. 

Buzzsaw your buddies in the Super Meat Boy card game

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Buzzsaw your buddies in the Super Meat Boy card game

Correct, one of indie gaming's oldest platformers has a card game now. Rival Rush is a head to head card game that the nice people who make Super Meat Boy have cooked up and are showing off at PAX West.  You can check out a gameplay video above. 

Epic teases a Fortnite 'High Stakes' event coming next week

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Epic teases a Fortnite 'High Stakes' event coming next week

A new High Stakes event is coming to Fortnite next week, with a new Getaway limited-time mode, a Wild Card outfit, and High Stakes Challenges. Epic Games teased the event on Twitter with an image of a dapper man in a white suit, with a handcuffed briefcase and a goalie mask of love.