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Epic unleashed some new gameplay footage for Unreal Tournament, the community-oriented revival of the team-based, first-person arena deathmatch game that was all the rage back during the early aughts.
A new trailer has been released for the recently updated version of Unreal Tournament, which is being designed in part with the community and running on the latest version of the Unreal Engine 4. The trailer showcases an absolutely gorgeous new map called Outpost 23, and is accompanied by a few new additions to the marketplace.
Epic Games took the next big leap into the realm of breaking down barriers and opening up the bridge between dreaming up a cool game and making that cool game. How did they break down the barrier? By removing the financial hurdles for small outlets, starting studios and indie devs to get over.
Epic Games sent out the news this morning letting gamers and game designers know that the Unreal Engine has recently been updated to version 4.6, featuring some really awesome upgrades, including the ability to make worlds 20km big all in one go with no extra loading required.
Gamers are about to get their chance to try out Epic Games' Fortnite. The co-op survival game's alpha test is set to begin this week and run through the month.
Today, Epic Games announced that they have volleyed the ball back into the court of Unity after announcing that they will be giving away Unreal Engine 4 licenses for free to schools and students under the new education program.
Epic Games is really diving head-first into emergent business models. I have to really applaud this for this move. For those of you who have no idea what I'm talking about, I'll explain it like this: Epic Games is acting like an indie hipster.
Huge, huge news today for the Unreal Engine. It appears Epic Games is starting to hunker down and get serious about the ever-changing interactive entertainment gaming market.
Electronic Arts, Epic Games and People Can Fly's Bulletstorm has been delisted from Steam. This happened a few days ago and was originally reported by Slash Gear.
The latest tool demonstration video is the one that seals the deal: the Unreal Engine 4 SDK is one of the easiest design tools available on the market.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.