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Gears Of War Purchased By Microsoft, Next Game Will Use Unreal Engine 4
Microsoft Studios has purchased the rights to all past and future Gears of War titles from creators Epic Games. They've assigned Black Tusk Studios to develop the next title in the co-op shooter series.
Unreal Engine 4 Next-Gen Particle Walkthrough Video
Epic Games released a new walkthrough video for some of the new features of the Unreal Engine 4, including their brand new particle effects and light particle system that helps make the process of designing next gen visual systems both easier and more streamlined.
Infinity Blade 3 Launching Next Week
ChAIR Entertainment has announced Infinity Blade 3, the newest entry in the mobile hack-and-slash series. You won't have to wait long to get your hands on the game, as it's going to hit the App Store next week.
Unreal Engine 4 Layered Materials Video Opens Up Massive Possibilities
Layered materials isn't anything particularly new in terms layering multiple textures on top of each other and blending them in something like Photoshop or Paintshop to get a desired look. However, layered materials as an in-engine pipeline tool hasn't really been explored in many engines, until now.
Xbox One, PS4 Hacker SupderDaE Being Charged In Court This Week
Dan Henry, best known in the world of the gaming and tech community as self-proclaimed hacker, SuperDaE, is being charged in court this week on a number of criminal counts, including drug possession and child exploitation material.
Cliffy B Supports Xbox One Killing Used Games, Rentals And Lending
After witnessing the humiliating defeat and fall of Microsoft at the hands of Microsoft, Cliff Bleszenski, the lead brain behind dude-bro shooter Gears of War and common advocate for the club-of-Lamborghini owners, took to Twitter to shout down anyone praising Sony and to defend Microsoft's attempt to destroy the used game and rental market.
Epic Games VP Says Xbox One, PS4 Being Ahead Of PC Is Bullsh*t
There always seems to be someone at the offices of Electronic Arts who will pick up a how-to guide and re-enact the ability to place both feet firmly in their mouth. Well, that last line refers to EA's CTO, Rajat Teneja, who stated that the Xbox One and PS4 were a generation ahead of the most top-end gaming PCs thanks to their cloud technology. To that, Epic Games' Vice President Mark Rein says “bullsh*t”.
Unreal Indie Bundle Takes Steam By Storm
The Unreal Engine 3 indie game bundle is currently going wild and running strong on Valve's digital distribution portal. The bundle contains independent games designed and published using Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3 and you can get them all for the low, low price of $19.99.
Gears Of War: Judgment Call To Arms Map Pack Arriving Next Week
Gears of War: Judgment is about to receive another map pack. The Call to Arms DLC, launching on April 23rd, will provide three additional multiplayer maps along with a new game mode.
Gears Of War: Judgment Maxim DLC Now Live
The first downloadable content for the Xbox 360 shooter Gears of War: Judgment is now available for download. The DLC, sponsored by Maxim, is free to download by all players for a limited time.
Primal Carnage: Genesis PS4 Trailer Features Massive Dinosaurs
Epic must be really enjoying all the publicity as of late? Right now all the big focus on the upcoming games for the PlayStation 4 seem to center around (one way or another) Epic's Unreal Engine 4. Both Sony and Epic have gone way out of the way to ensure that developers have complete access to all the tools necessary to create the best games possible.
PS4 Vs PC Unreal Engine 4 Demon Knight Comparison
Coming out of GDC 2013 Epic Games has let loose a series of new technical demos showcasing the power of the Unreal Engine 4. While this tech demo is a year old for the PC Master Race, who got to see the power of the UE4 on a single GTX 680, this PS4 demo obviously shows as much potential for the console as it does the age-old video card that the console will be sporting.
Keiji Inafune's Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Is Powered By Unreal Engine 3
Tecmo Koei and Epic Games have signed on together in a deal that sees Koei licensing Epic's Unreal Engine 3 for Spark Unlimited and comcept's upcoming Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, which will be helmed and designed by the legendary Keiji Inafune. The first images of the project have also surfaced, giving gamers a brief glimpse of what's to come.
Unreal Engine 4 GDC Demo Introduces Commando
Epic Games is set to reveal another demo of Unreal Engine 4 at GDC this week. Today they released a short teaser with a few seconds from the full trailer.
Gears Of War: Judgment Demo Out Today, XP Carries Over To Full Game
Gears of War: Judgment launches today, once again allowing players to step into the blood and grit-caked boots of of COG soldiers on a quest to curb-stomp invading Locusts straight to hell. In case you weren't already sold on the game, however, a multiplayer demo is being offered on Xbox Live starting today.