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Epic Says Development Costs For Next-Gen Could Double
Epic Games' Tim Sweeney, the chief technical officer at one of the biggest independent studios on the planet and the mind behind the tech that is the Unreal Engine, had some interesting things to say at the Montreal International Game Summit, in which he stated that without proper content management, development costs could double.
Weekly Recap Oct 27th: The Fall Of Zynga, Eurogamer Fiasco, Square Licenses Unreal Engine 4
Zynga gets hit hard after playing the market in a bad way, Square is the first to license the Unreal Engine 4 and Eurogamer gets caught in a firestorm over exposing the rotten core of video game journalism. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
Square Enix Licenses Unreal Engine 4 For Next-Gen Titles
Square Enix has signed a multi-year, multi-license deal with Epic Games to use both the Unreal Engine 3 and the Unreal Engine 4 for present and upcoming titles. As usual, no specifics were given on what the Unreal Engine 4 will be used for, but it has been confirmed that they will be using the Unreal Engine in cohesion with Square's own Luminous Engine.
Epic Games Looking To Hire For New Unreal Engine 4 Studio
Epic Games recently announced that they've opened a new studio in Seattle, Washington and they're currently looking for bright young minds to help them with their Unreal Engine endeavors. The company is expanding around the pacific coast region and if you're up for a change in location to work with one of the most respected studios in the industry, now would be a good time to make a move.
Epic Games Considering Always-On For Fortnite
This always-on business seems to be getting a little bit out of hand. Keeping players online for who knows what, other than to control the game. The latest potential culprit is Epic Games, who has admitted, in no certain terms, that they might consider adding always-on for Fortnite.
Fortnite Screenshots Reveal Sandbox Survival
At San Diego Comic Con, Epic Games showed off more of their upcoming game Fortnite. The Unreal Engine 4-powered co-op game is on track for a 2013 release.
Unreal Engine 4 Demon Knight Trailer And Walkthrough
Two new videos have surfaced for the Unreal Engine 4, Epic's new flagship iteration of the one the most premier AAA design engines available on the market. The first demo is a brief glimpse of the UE4's newest features in action using the Demon Knight, while the second walkthrough is a lengthy 10 minute featurette of the new technology.
Unreal Engine 4 Reveal Happening On Spike TV, June 7th
Epic Games will be officially unveiling the live-trailer and demo mechanics for their highly anticipated next-generation game engine, the Unreal Engine 4 on live TV beginning June 7th, at the LA Convention center during this year's E3 tradeshow.
Wii U Will Not Support The Unreal Engine 4
Well, there's no reason to get up in arms about the Wii U's future-proof capabilities. It has been confirmed that the Wii U will not be supporting Epic Games' newest iteration of their popular multi-purpose middleware, meaning that we won't be seeing any dedicated Unreal Engine 4 games on the Wii U.
Unreal Engine 4 Real-Time Demo Confirmed For E3 2012
Geoff Keighley of GTTV has confirmed that Epic Games' latest high-end software will be on showcase for the general public both at E3 and in a special presentation recorded from the offices of Epic Games, along with Cliff Bleszinski and Tim Sweeny.
Weekly Recap May 19th: Diablo 3 Launches, Unreal Engine 4, Black Ops 2 Giveaway
Diablo III finally launches but has a bit of a rocky start. Epic unveils the next-generation of game engines with the Unreal Engine 4 and eager fans looking forward to Black Ops 2 can win a copy in our giveaway. These stories and more in this edition of the Weekly Recap.
First Unreal Engine 4 Screenshots Emerge
Wired landed the first set of screenshots for Epic's upcoming, next-generation game engine, the Unreal Engine 4. The new shots look pretty epic and as usual, Epic stands by the claim that this is all rendered in real-time.
EVGA GTX 690 Now Available For $1,000
EVGA has announced that the most powerful gaming card out there is now available for to the gaming masses. The card is powerful enough to run the entire Samaritan Unreal Engine 3 demo in real-time, and is already optimized for unreleased Unreal Engine 4 software.
Upcoming Chinese MMO Is Not Made By Epic Games, Not Using UE4
Yesterday there were reports that a new MMO was in the works under the Epic Games China label after info from LinkedIn profiles surfaced. However, that's not necessarily the case, the Epic Games China division is not wholly affiliated with the main Epic Games branch and is instead a loose subsidiary with Epic's "blessings".
Epic Games Working On Next-Gen Unreal Engine 4 MMO
New info has surfaced indicating that Epic Games is currently hard at work on a next-generation MMO. Based on the information the project has been underway for about half a year and will supposedly embrace the next-gen antics that come along with the Unreal Engine 4.