An interesting and visually appealing demo was shown during the “State of Unreal” Game Developers Conference opening session by Goodbye Kansas and Deep Forest Films. This cinematic tech demo titled “Troll” is directed by Bjorne Larson and it showcases Unreal Engine 4.22 ray tracing with exceptional cinematic-quality lighting.
Over the years video game engines have evolved to become truly spectacular, rendering beautiful graphics to the point where it is hard to tell what’s real and what’s computer generated, so much so that architect Ronen Bekerman has teamed up with the folks at Epic Games to participate in “The Vineyard” challenge.So what is this challenge about? According to the description, “Challengers will be encouraged to think outside the box […]
They say that there is no such thing as a free lunch in this world, but it looks as though there is such a thing as a free game engine. Epic has just announced that they will make the Unreal Engine 4 totally free for anyone and everyone to use. Unreal Engine 4 happens to be the most recent version of the game engine developed by Epic Games, which means […]
Epic Games announced today that it is starting development on a new Unreal Tournament game. The development will be focused on Windows, Mac and Linux by a “small team of Unreal Tournament veterans.” UT fans will appreciate that when this game is finally ready and released, it will be available for free.
Back at GDC 2014 Epic Games demonstrated its new Unreal Engine 4 features as well as an entirely new business model. It is now a subscription based product. Anyone can access all UE4 engine, editors and source code for $19.99 per month. Today Epic Games released the first major update for Unreal Engine 4 since its public launch at the Game Developers Conference.
As it stands, the Windows Phone platform currently supports game engines such as Unity and HAVOK, although we’re sure that many gamers would not mind seeing the Unreal Engine being support either, right? After all the Unreal Engine has been responsible for some pretty fancy looking mobile games like Infinity Blade and XCOM: Enemy Unknown just to name a few.Well the semi-good news is that the folks behind the Unreal […]
Epic Games was holding a presentation during which they demonstrated new Unreal engine 4 (UE4) features, along with a completely new business model. Starting from today, Unreal Engine 4 will become a subscription-based products with which anyone can access all the UE4 engine, editors and source code (!) for $19.99 per month.
NVIDIA has announced that it has worked with Epic Games to port the Unreal Engine 3 to Windows 8 and Windows 8 RT (the version running on ARM architecture). This means that game developers using it will be able to target Windows 8 RT without too much trouble, if they account for the overall decrease in system and performance resources. Fortunately, that is very much manageable, so you can expect […]
French video game developer and publisher Gameloft has unveiled its next project via its Facebook page. And judging from the looks of it, it seems that the big time game developer is onto something big. Gameloft is teasing its first game ever built from Unreal Engine. If that sounds foreign to you, Unreal Engine is actually a game engine that offers a high degree of portability and is a tool […]
Last week was rich in video game news at E3, and we’ve seen our fair share of new games, but you may want to check this new video that shows yet another side of the Unreal 4 Engine: how it runs inside their development tools, what technical artists can do with it, and how they can iterate on the different changes they are working on.You may realize this or not, […]
While the Unreal Engine 3 might be used to power some of your favorite video games out there, it looks like the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will be using it for more serious purposes. According to reports online, the FBI will be licensing the Unreal Engine 3 from Epic Games to create a multiplayer crime scene simulator to train its cadets. No other details about the project have been […]
Wow, just when we thought Flash was being shunned by everyone in favor of HTML5, it looks like a lot of companies still have faith in it. Earlier today at the Adobe Max event, Epic Games’ Tim Sweeny announced that the Unreal Engine could run in Flash. To prove his point, he showed off a demonstration of Unreal Tournament 3 running in a web browser using Flash. In Sweeny’s words: […]
For those of you who gave up hope of ever experiencing games of Epic proportions on your Android device – don’t lose hope. According to an interview Mark Rein, VP of Epic Games, had with Gamasutra; the Unreal Development Kit will be arriving on Android in the future. While Epic’s Unreal Engine (3) has been used to create games on Android, developers made it possible by utilizing the engine’s source code […]