Unreal Development Kit

This Unreal Engine 4 desert scene was created in less than four hours

In the span of four hours, YouTuber evilmrfrank created a lovely desert scene using Epic’s Unreal Engine 4. Luckily, the video he posted isn’t four hours long.

Unreal Development Kit headlines

  • Unreal Engine 4 demo'd, UDK hits 1.5 million installs

    Lots of exciting news for fans of the tech behind games as well as the final products. Check out the next generation of Epic’s ubiquitous Unreal Engine.

  • Epic Game Jam competition winners announced for Make Something Unreal Live

    Winners of the Train2Game and Epic Game Jam, a 48-hour event held the first weekend in November, have been selected, with the teams behind the three top iOS apps along with a fourth team to participate in Make Something Unreal Live.

  • October UDK beta adds iOS Facebook support

    Epic Games has updated its Unreal Development Kit – UDK – to include iOS Facebook functionality and tools for creating more attractive foliage and landscapes, so there’s no excuse for ugly trees in your creations.

  • September UDK beta adds Mac support

    Mac support has been added to the September release of Epic’s Unreal Development Kit, which is a precursor to Mac support in the commercial version of Unreal Engine 3. Other improvements have been added as well. You can view the release notes and download the newer version of UDK through the links.

  • August UDK beta released, kit has been installed 900,000 times

    Epic Games has released the August 2011 UDK beta, which is now available for download. The update includes a movie capture system, material functions, adaptive tessellation, and iCloud document saving for iOS. It also contains improvements to the Unreal Editor, including Unreal Matinee, Unreal Cascade, AnimSet Viewer, the material editor and more. You can get […]

  • Epic raises Unreal Developer Kit royalty threshold

    Epic Games has substantially raised the royalty threshold on its Unreal Developer Kit, granting financial breathing room to smaller and independent developers.

  • Unreal Development Kit January beta includes PhysX support for iOS

    Epic has released the updated January 2011 UDK beta, and the latest version includes PhysX support for iOS.

  • UDK updated with Steamworks, Scaleform interface support

    Epic’s updated the Unreal Development Kit Beta with Steamworks and Scaleform interface support.

  • Epic "impressed" with some of the games created with Unreal 3

    Epic’s Mark Rein was on hand at GDC last week, chatting about Unreal Engine 3, some of the games created with it, and some of the winners from the Make Something Unreal contest.

  • Epic announces the winners of its Make Something Unreal contest

    Epic has announced the winners of its Make Something Unreal contest, with the grand prize for the best mod created of UT3 using the Unreal Development Kit going to The Haunted by Michael Hegemann and The Haunted Team.

  • Unreal Development Kit surpasses 50K users in one week

    Epic has announced that over 50,000 users worldwide have downloaded the Unreal Development Kit since its launch last week. “We are very excited to see the uptake of UDK cross over the 50,000 mark in only one week, and we’re looking forward to seeing amazing games and applications come out of it,” said Epic VP […]

  • Unreal Development Kit released for all

    Filefront’s carrying the just-released Unreal Development Kit. This is Unreal Engine 3 pretty much the same tools used to create, you know, games. Up till now the only way you could get hold of this was by buying a PC copy of UT3 or Gears of War. No longer. Here’s the installer. Get with the […]