Epic Games

Unreal Engine 4 blurs the line between 3D graphics and photography

The Unreal Engines of yesteryear always impressed with their visuals, from the original right through to the latest generation. As much as it's always been impressive though, what artists are doing with it now is getting very close to photorealism.

Computing

Anyone can help build the next Unreal Tournament, even you

Epic Games is taking an unconventional approach to crowdsourcing, turning to its fan community for assistance developing the next entry in the popular Unreal Tournament multiplayer series.

Gaming

Get into game development with free versions of both Unity and Unreal

Unreal Engine 4 and Unity 5, two of the dominant game development engines in the industry, are now both available for free to anyone interested in trying their hand at making games.

Gaming

Mobile RPG Infinity Blade coming to Xbox One (at least in China)

Chinese developer Tencent Games has announced that it will bring Epic Games' mobile action roleplaying Infinity Blade series to the Xbox One as Infinity Blade Saga.

Gaming

If you build it, they will come and wreck it: see Fortnite gameplay with developer commentary

Epic Games has released a gameplay video with developer commentary that showcases the classes of its exploration/construction/defense game Fortnite, arriving next year on PC.

Gaming

New Unreal Tournament will be free and open source

Epic Games has begun work on a new instance of their genre-defining arena shooter Unreal Tournament. The game will be free and entirely open source from the beginning of development.

Gaming

Unreal Engine 4 powers Star Trek Voyager virtual reality demo

Developer Thomas Kadlec's Starship Bridge Demo gives Oculus Rift owners the opportunity to explore the bridge of Captain Janeway's ship from Star Trek Voyager.

Gaming

Epic Games just changed game development thanks to a $19 a month subscription

At Game Developers Conference Epic Games announced a new subscription model for the Unreal Engine 4. For just $19 per month, you gain access to the engine and its source code.

Gaming

How to make jaw droppingly awesome looking characters using Unreal Engine 4

Epic Games has released a video highlighting some of the tips and tricks developers can use in Unreal Engine 4, specifically when it comes to character aesthetics.

Gaming

PS4 and next Xbox will reportedly embrace free-to-play gaming

Epic Games Vice President Mark Rein told an audience at the Game Horizon conference that the PS4 and next-gen Xbox will focus heavily on free-to-play games with in-app purchases. That's what Sony and Microsoft have been telling developers, at least.

Gaming

Gears of War movie scriptwriting gig goes to the producer of Ted, Battleship

With its ridiculous action set pieces, Gears of War has always been destined for the movies. After six years of false starts, Epic Games is ready to try bringing Gears to the silver screen again, this time with Battleship producer Scott Stuber penning the…

Gaming

‘Gears of War: Judgment’ multiplayer mode isn’t gone, you’re just a few buttons away

Gears of War: Judgment brings many subtle changes to Epic Games' long-running shooter series, but the most notable is the removal of certain series staples multiplayer modes. Thankfully, the Warzone mode is playable in the game even though it's hidden.

Gaming

Gears of War: Judgment survival guide: What’s new and what to do about it

We take a close look at Gears of War: Judgment's campaign and multiplayer modes, with an eye toward giving newcomer players an edge as they take on People Can Fly's fresh take on the Gearsverse.

Gaming

Review: ‘Gears of War: Judgment’ just can’t match its Epic predecessors

Gears of War: Judgment is an uneven first crack at the series for People Can Fly, with some fresh ideas to bolster the expected great gameplay balanced by content that feels stripped down in comparison to the past games.

Gaming

Hands on with Gears of War: Judgment’s surprising epilogue campaign and new Horde-like Survival mode

We take a peek at the newly revealed Aftermath epilogue campaign and class-based, Horde-like Survival mode in Gears of War: Judgment, from Epic Games and People Can Fly.

Gaming