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'Troll' Demo Highlights Unreal Engine 4.22 Ray Tracing
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.

Architect To Use Unreal Engine To Make Designs More Lifelike
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 […]

Unreal Engine 4 Is Free From Epic
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 […]

Next Unreal Tournament Game Will Be Free
 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.

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Unreal Engine 4.1 Brings Support For Next-Gen Consoles And More
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.

Epic Considering Bringing Unreal Engine Onto Windows Phone
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 […]

Firefox Powers Better In-Browser Games At GDC14
On the heels of the game-changing announcement from Epic Games earlier today, I headed out to Mozilla’s booth at GDC14 to get a demo of their progress in running the Unreal and Unity engines in the browser. you may have seen Unity web containers in the past, but this is totally different since Unity has added support for a web/Javascript target. Now, two of the most popular game engines can […]

Unreal Engine 4 Complete Access For $19/mo
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.

Unreal Engine 3 runs on Windows 8 RT + Tegra 3
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 […]

Gameloft unveils its first game built with Unreal Engine
 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 […]

Unreal Engine 4 Development Walkthrough
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, […]

FBI to use of Unreal Engine 3 to recreate crime scenes
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 […]

Unreal Engine runs in Flash
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: […]

Unreal Development Kit will eventually arrive on Android
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 […]