14 Feb

Alison Harvard


When it comes to the world of video games, Fortnite is undoubtedly one of the most popular and successful titles of all time. The battle royale game has attracted millions of players worldwide and has held its spot in the gaming industry for quite some time. However, if you’re looking for something different that offers an equally engaging and enjoyable experience, there are plenty of alternatives out there. Here are five great games that are sure to keep you entertained without having to rely on Fortnite's formulaic mechanics. 

Apex Legends

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Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. It was released in February 2019 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It is set in the same universe as Titanfall but does not contain any direct elements from it. In Apex Legends, up to 60 players compete on an ever-shrinking map in squads of three as they try to be the last team standing. Players can choose from a selection of unique “Legends” who each have their own abilities, playstyles, and personalities - making every match a unique experience. The game also features a comprehensive ranking system that encourages players to strive for higher levels of mastery over time. 

Call of Duty Warzone

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Call of Duty Warzone is a free-to-play first-person shooter developed by Infinity Ward and Raven Software for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One platforms. It was released in March 2020 as part of the Call Of Duty franchise and set within the Modern Warfare universe, but it does not require ownership of either game to play it. The game supports up to 150 players at once who battle it out across two distinct maps - Verdansk (the traditional battlefield) or Rebirth Island (a smaller map). Players can choose between different modes, including Battle Royale mode, which pits 150 players against each other until only one team remains to stand, while Plunder mode rewards teams points based on kills made or objectives accomplished during gameplay - encouraging teamwork over individual performance. 


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Valorant is a tactical shooter video game developed by Riot Games for the Microsoft Windows platform and released on June 2nd, 2020, after closed beta testing earlier in April 2020. It combines elements from many other genres, such as MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) games like League Of Legends and FPS (First Person Shooter) games like Counter Strike Global Offensive into one fast-paced title that focuses heavily on strategy rather than pure action – perfect for those who want something more than just aim & shoot combat mechanics found in many shooters today! The premise revolves around two teams consisting of 5 players, each battling it out against each other using unique character classes with unique abilities or guns depending upon their role within the team - making this one an intense yet rewarding experience.

PUBG Mobile

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PUBG Mobile is a mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), an online multiplayer battle royale video game developed by PUBG Corporation, originally released on December 20th, 2017, for Microsoft Windows platform before later being ported onto console platforms such as XBOX One and Playstation 4 as well as mobile devices running Android or iOS operating systems such as Apple iPhone or iPad devices respectively. The premise revolves around 100 players fighting against each other until only 1 remains alive – offering intense yet rewarding battles no matter where you are. With easy controls optimized specifically for touch screens as well as support for multiple languages, including English, Chinese & Korean – PUBG Mobile offers unparalleled mobility when compared to its PC counterpart – making this one worth checking out if you’re on the go.

Brawl Stars

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Brawl Stars is a 3D multiplayer action video game developed by Supercell, available on both Android & iOS devices since June 15th, 2017, worldwide. This frantic 3v3 brawler pits players against each other in real-time matches consisting of 10 minutes max per round where they must use their wits & strategy along with unique characters featuring special abilities such as healing allies or shooting explosives at enemies in order to win matches – offering intense yet fun gameplay no matter how experienced you may be. With regular updates introducing new characters & events – Brawl Stars offers something new every week, making sure that no two sessions ever feel alike - perfect if you’re looking for something different compared to traditional first-person shooters such as Fortnite.