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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.
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.
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”.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
One of the more praised games of 2012 was the mid-summer release of a little something-something called Spec Ops: The Line. While the game wasn't up to my tastes, there were a lot of gamers who loved the dark and provocative storyline that Yager brought to the table. Well, they're hoping to do the same thing with their next-gen release and it's currently running on Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4.
The multiplayer for Gears of War: Judgment will feature a powerful character named the Epic Reaper. Lucky players will be able to take on the role of this high-powered Locust.
Start your design engines, the race to unleash the first UE4 game for the PlayStation 4 is now underway as Epic Games has announced that the development kit for the PlayStation 4 is now up, out and available. To celebrate they've unleashed the “Elemental Demo” running on the PS4's hardware.