Tag Archives: Epic Games
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 15:09 GMT
Epic has released a new video in its Inside Unreal series, and its part two of the firm’s VFX in the Infiltrator Demo for Unreal Engine 4.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 11:48 GMT
Epic Games vice-president Mark Rein has commented on the state of second-screen play found on Wii U and Xbox SmartGlass. He reckons the method’s killer app will come eventually, but it’s not quite there yet.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 15:27 GMT
Microsoft has announced the latest round of Games with Gold, and starting December 1 through December 15, Xbox Live Gold subscribers will get the original Gears of War for free. Next up, from December 16 through December 31, Demiurge Studios’ multiplayer shooter Shoot Many Robots will be the free game. Both are Xbox 360 titles, obviously.
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 | 12:05 GMT
Fable Legends developer Lionhead Studios has penned a blog on the Unreal Engine site praising Epic’s fourth revision of the tool-set. Figures at the company have praised the tech, stating that it has allowed for new levels of detail throughout the world of Albion.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 | 21:04 BST
Epic Games has released a new video as part of its “Inside Unreal” series, which shares what’s happening under the hood of Unreal Engine 4. Below in part one, have a look at the video effects inside the Infiltrator Demo become verses on how GPU particle simulation and collision, dynamic particle lights and other VFX are used to “ground the world and add richness to the environment.” The real-time demonstration is narrated by senior visual effects artist Tim Elek and senior technical writer Zak Parrish.
Sat, Oct 19, 2013 | 20:34 BST
During Nvidia’s Montreal conference, id Software and Oculus Rift man John Carmak said during the Q&A portion of a panel that if it has been “some other random” company other than Valve to come out and announce SteamOS and Steam Box, he would have been “pseudo-scornful” of the move.
Fri, Oct 04, 2013 | 00:12 BST
How do you make a (theoretically) scary game even more frightening? You play it in virtual reality. Zombie Studios supports the OculusVR headset with their upcoming horror title Daylight, and attendees of IndieCade in Culver City this weekend will have the chance to give it a go at the Unreal booth at IndieCade Village. So watch out for impressions in the next couple days.
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 | 14:37 BST
Epic Games has released a new video for its Inside Unreal series, in which Jordan Walker and Zak Parrish take the viewer on a tour of Unreal Engine 4. Today’s video focuses on Character Aesthetics, and explains how the firm’s artists “took advantage of UE4’s new layered material system,” and physically-based shading models to “define the look of characters” in the Infiltrator demonstration. Have a watch below.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | 05:32 BST
Microsoft Game Studios vice president Phil Spencer has said you should ask Epic Games why Gears of War isn’t headed to Xbox One.
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 | 20:29 BST
Wed, Sep 11, 2013 | 09:13 BST
Tim Cook CEO of Apple announced today during the company’s iPhone event the firm would release iOS 7 later this month for free.
Fri, Sep 06, 2013 | 22:00 BST
Epic Games VP Mark Rein feels it’s “well past” time for a more powerful console transition, and with the “re-explosion” of PC gaming, both formats provide developers the opportunity to build “games of all sizes and weights” and an audience no matter which platform a consumer owns.
Thu, Aug 08, 2013 | 12:43 BST
Unreal Engine 4 developer Epic Games has published a new video that shows how the engine can be used to layer materials easily and apply several effects to an object’s surface.
Fri, Aug 02, 2013 | 21:15 BST
An resume belonging to a Chair Entertainment quality assurance testers has Infinity Blade 3 listed as in development on iOS. Dug up by Internet sleuth Superannuation, he surmises that the title will be announced this fall during Apple’s press conference when the firm is expected to formally announce iOS7 and its third-party controller support. Infinity Blade’s franchise sales are close to 50 million.
Tue, Jul 30, 2013 | 09:50 BST
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Thu, Jul 18, 2013 | 02:30 BST
Apple fans definitely took advantage of a promotion offering free games for iDevice, with Unreal Engine poster boy Infinity Blade 2 attracting whopping numbers.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 04:04 BST
Epic founder Tim Sweeney has confirmed that Epic Games has a number of projects in the works in addition to Fortnite.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 | 02:02 BST
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | 21:46 BST
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney believes gaming graphics will be “indistinguishable from reality” within 10 years, but to create such photo-realism, technological hurdles will have to be overcome.