The gaming world has just worked out how much you love Fortnite. And it wants in on that sweet, sweet cash cow.
Fortnite was the-- it's now officially the of all time, it (the fastest-selling console in US history) and it is , despite being free to play (gotta love all those in-game purchases and microtransactions!).
So where one succeeds, surely there's room for more games to skydive into the battle royale arena and fight to the death?
But we may have gone too far...
At E3 this past week, we've seen announcements that battle royale is coming to Cyanide & Happiness is getting a BR game.and the new -- even web comic
It's starting to feel like battle royale is the Poochie of the gaming world: a tacked-on extra introduced by mercenary gaming execs trying to capitalise on buzz, but one that will get old for gamers pretty quickly.
Here's a thought: Not every game will get better with battle royale mode. What's next? Would Super Mario be a better game if Yoshi and Wario went mano a mano? Would Portal be less confusing if you dropped in another hundred portal guns? Do we really need to see Kirby hunt down his enemies and end their suffering with the sweet release of death?
And there are worse battle royale games that could come after that. Don't believe me? Check out the video below:
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