Fake Fortnite Apps Deceives Thousands of Android Users

If you know anything about current video game trends, you would most likely mention something about Epic Games’ Fortnite. I have a previous article explaining why Fortnite has so much hype surrounding it. And it seems like scammers are finally taking advantage of the fun this game generators and using it for their own malicious purposes. This past week, dozens of fake Fortnite apps have appeared in links on YouTube videos for thousands of eager fans to click on. Fortnite is scheduled to release this summer on the Google Play…

Better Together: Microsoft and Nintendo Partner Up

Video game fans have been hoping for it for years. And today, the day has finally come. Nintendo Switch and Xbox One users woke up on the first day of summer to some great news: the Nintendo Switch is getting a massive update today that will bring the Bedrock Engine to Nintendo’s console. The Bedrock Engine is what the Xbox One has used for a while now. The engine allows for cross-play between every console which has this engine. The Nintendo Switch, the Xbox One, PC, and mobile phones all…

Movie Review: Incredibles 2 (and Bao)

This past weekend, I bought tickets to go see the sequel to one of my favorite children’s movies. I’m talking about the Incredibles 2. This movie has been in production for fourteen years after the first Incredibles film, released in 2004, garnered international success. Obviously, I was expecting a phenomenal production. However, I left the theater feeling a little disappointed by the final product. Incredibles 2 was a very good movie, but when compared to the first one, I felt that it simply lacked the original’s charm. Don’t get me…

When Words Mean So Much More

With the recent suicides of the designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain, attention in the scientific and medical community has turned to attempts to detect and diagnose depression early on. Unlike cancer and other diseases, there are no biological markers to prompt doctors that trouble might be brewing. Therapists mostly rely on patients’ self-reported assessments and their own observations, but both are still highly subjective. However, scientists are beginning to understand that language, both structural and stylistic, can serve as an early warning sign of depression. It has been…

Fortnite: Why So Popular?

In case you’ve been out of the loop for the past few months and need an update on the latest trends, look no farther than Fortnite Battle Royale. This game has taken the video game world by storm. Released for early access (and therefore, free for all players) on July 25th, 2017, Fortnite was co-developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly. The game consists of a single-player survival mode and the more-popular multiplayer, Battle Royale mode. Before we get into why it’s so much fun and popular, we should…