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BlocBoy JB Sues Video Game ‘Fortnite’ Over ‘Shoot’ Dance

LOS ANGELES – Rapper BlocBoy JB has become the latest to sue “Fortnite,” saying the popular video game is using his “Shoot” dance without permission or compensation. The Memphis, Tennessee-based rapper, real name James Baker, filed a lawsuit against “Fortnite” maker, Epic Games in federal court Wednesday. Baker says the “Fortnite” ”Hype” dance, one of many “emotes” players can purchase…

Avoiding Scams in Video Games, Bug Recently Found in Fortnite

Online video games are catching the attention of cyber criminals who are able to scam players. The most recent game this has happened with is the popular video game “Fortnite.” Recently Epic Games, the makers of Fortnite announced that there was a bug in their system. hackers sent out links in the game. If someone clicked on the link, it…

Why Your Kids Are Still Spending Too Much Time Online

Children tend to follow your lead, mom and dad

This week, NBC News did a special series of reports on the concern over how much time our kids are spending online.  “Are iPads bad for kids?” and “Predators Using Fortnite to lure in kids”  were just two of the stories the team did to looked at the amount of time our children are spending online and the potential short…

Warning to Parents After Child Shares Personal Info Through Video Games

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — An 8-year-old Minnesota boy is making headlines after he was convinced by strangers to share his mom’s personal information through a popular video. It’s a warning to all parents and players that costly mistakes can happen on these new online platforms. Charlie Pearson was playing Fortnite with people he didn’t know from out of state. In games…

“Fortnite” Taking Over The Gaming Community

Sioux Falls, S.D. – A Sioux Falls gaming venue says a video game, rising in popularity, is bringing more people into their business. “People like how simple it is to get into it.  It’s very simple, it’s very friendly for any of the new players,” says Galaxy Gaming Manager Max Kaftanati. Staff at Galaxy Gaming say “Fortnite” is taking over…