Tag Archives: Tim Sweeney
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | 08:22 GMT
PS4 was revealed last night and with it, a live tech demo of Unreal Engine 4. Epic Games has issued a statement on its pairing with Sony this morning. We’ve also got footage of the demo in action below.
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 | 19:37 GMT
Epic Games’ Tim Sweeney has said he is “looking forward” to the digital future, where development budgets can be scaled and priced differently.
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 | 19:48 GMT
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 | 17:43 GMT
Epic Games’ Chief Technology adviser Tim Sweeney has said he believes the company will be able to produce next-gen titles for double the cost accumulated at the start of this current generation.
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | 23:59 BST
Deus Ex and Epic Mickey creator Warren Spector name-dropped id Software’s John Carmack and Epic Games’ Tim Sweeney in a call for developers to focus on something more than violence.
Wed, Aug 01, 2012 | 23:40 BST
Epic president Mike Capps has said the generational step of development costs means the industry can’t just throw more and more resources at games in order to “win”.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 | 15:55 BST
Epic’s Tim Sweeney has told GDC Taipei that blockbuster, “$30 million” games are to invade Asian markets “within the next five years or so” as free-to-play, global products. Freemium, he said, is the only way of the future for all gaming.
Tue, May 08, 2012 | 02:46 BST
Tim Sweeney believes the industry is growing to embrace platform-agnostic development, and predicted a future where gamers can run any game in a browser.
Tue, Apr 03, 2012 | 21:56 BST
In a feature on Gamasutra, various high-profile developers have discussed what they wish to see from next-gen systems. Epic game founder Tim Sweeny participates in the discussion, as does Capcom’s Christian Svensson, Carl Jones, Crytek’s director of global business development, Carl Jones, and DICE GM Karl-Magnus Troedsson among others.
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 | 12:00 GMT
Next Xbox, PS4 need to deliver “maximum amount of power” for consoles to “remain relevant for another generation,” says Epic
Tue, Feb 14, 2012 | 08:24 GMT
The next generation of hardware will have to seriously up its game if it expects to keep up with Epic’s hugely popular Unreal Engine.
Fri, Feb 10, 2012 | 02:13 GMT
Epic CEO Tim Sweeney expects casualties as we build towards a new platform war.
Fri, Feb 03, 2012 | 05:47 GMT
Gears of War, Unreal Engine and Fortnite developer Epic has a string of fancy pants events planned for the annual Design Innovate Communicate Entertain Summit in Las Vegas next week.
Thu, Feb 02, 2012 | 00:53 GMT
A little bit of extra grunt under the hood of the next PlayStation and Xbox isn’t going to be enough to satisfy Epic Games boss Tim Sweeney.
Mon, Jan 23, 2012 | 09:40 GMT
Epic co-founder Tim Sweeney has said Fortnite, the recently-announced title from company’s North Carolina studio, will be centred as a “casual” experience.
Thu, Dec 08, 2011 | 09:27 GMT
The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences has announced it’ll induct Epic co-founder Tim Sweeney into its Hall of Fame at DICE next year. Sweeney, who will also give a talk at the event for the first time, is the 16th person to go into the Hall of Fame, joining Will Wright, Shigeru Miyamoto and last year’s inductees the BioWare doctors, Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk. AIAS president Martin Rae said the group was “honored to add Tim Sweeney to our Hall of Fame. His unrelenting and innovative work on behalf of developers and gamers has created the imaginative games that help to drive the success of our industry.”
Tue, Sep 27, 2011 | 21:18 BST
Epic’s Tim Sweeney feels movie quality graphics and pixels are “two major milestones,” heading to game development in the “very long-term future.”
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 | 18:00 BST
Epic’s Tim Sweeney believes mobile games don’t have to be sold for pennies on the dollar in order to prosper.
Wed, Apr 20, 2011 | 07:59 BST
More realistic characters and environments are the most important graphical leaps to be made, according to Epic Games’ Tim Sweeney.
Fri, Jul 24, 2009 | 22:08 BST
Epic CEO and founder, Tim Sweeney, has told G4 that the firm does not plan to release retail versions of Unreal Tournament for quite a while.
“Unreal Tournament is certainly a major long-term priority but we’re planning not to release a major retail game in the series. for several years,” Sweeney said. “So we have that effort somewhat on hold while we work on a few other initiatives.”
Meanwhile, Sweeney stated that Epic will continue to support the mod community and in the future announce plans to “open up the engine to more people to use freely and use cool stuff.”