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Unreal Engine 4 is now free for anyone to use

Epic has decided to let anybody and everybody use Unreal Engine 4 for free, ending the prior subscription model.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Mar 2015 | 0

Epic Games sets up UK studio

Epic Games’ England-based partner studio, Pitbull Studio, has now become Epic Games UK.

By Tim McDonald | 5 Aug 2014 | Comments Off

Unreal Tournament releases 50 minute map concept video

The team behind the new Unreal Tournament are sticking to their promise to release a lot of work-in-progress materials and design chat.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Fortnite still exists, shows gameplay footage

Epic Games’ Unreal 4 engine title Fortnite hasn’t exactly been going heavy on the hype recently, but here’s a newly released gameplay footage trailer.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Cliffy B forms new studio, sadly not named Dude Huge Productions

Internet sleuths have discovered that Cliff Bleszinski has started a new studio, named Boss Key Productions.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jul 2014 | Comments Off

Unreal Tournament video shows Deathmatch progress

Epic are getting on with making the upcoming Unreal Tournament, and already have a Deathmatch prototype video to share.

By Peter Parrish | 30 May 2014 | Comments Off

Unreal Tournament in line for a “comeback” next week

Do you still wake up at night in a cold sweat with the phrase FIRST BLOOD ringing through your shivering body?

By Peter Parrish | 2 May 2014 | Comments Off

Epic hiring for “unannounced competitive online action game”

Epic Games are up to something. More specifically, they’re hiring some new people to get up to something; and that something is described as an “unannounced competitive online action game.” I know, I know, that sounds like it could just be more Gears of War, but wait there’s more.

By Peter Parrish | 5 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Square Enix is first publisher to publicly license Unreal Engine 4

Square Enix has become the first publisher to publicly license Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4.

By John Robertson | 23 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Cliff Bleszinski leaves Epic Games

Epic Games has announced that Cliff Bleszinski, so often the public face of the studio, has decided to leave the North Carolina-based developer.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Big Huge Games returns as Impossible Studios

You may remember developer Big Huge Games being caught in the rapid downfall of Rhode Island-based 38 Studios.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Gears 3 gameplay designer quits Epic, shows off new iOS game

Lee Perry has quit Epic Games and has founded his own studio, BitMonster Games.

By John Robertson | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Infinity Blade started life as a Kinect project

Mark Rein, vice-president of Epic Games, has provided a little more insight into the way that iOS phenomenon came to be.

By John Robertson | 17 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

38 Studios is bankrupt and under FBI investigation

With all the E3 2012 business going on, it’d be easy to forget about the ever-growing whiff of scandal around Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios and its ill-fated MMO project ‘Copernicus’.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Jun 2012 | 1

E3 2012: Gears of War: Judgment [Preview]

Epic Games want to release a new Gears of War game before the next generation of consoles hit.

By John Robertson | 7 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Bleszinski: A replayable game is a better game

Speaking in regards to Gears of War: Judgment at E3 today, Epic Games’ Cliff Bleszinski has spoken of his belief that games that can be played multi games are “better”.

By John Robertson | 6 Jun 2012 | 1

Play as a medic, scout and engineer in Gears of War: Judgment

It was revealed at E3 today that Gears of War: Judgment’s multiplayer setup will include ‘Over Run’ mode, dubbed as a mash-up between Gears of War 3’s Horde and Beast modes.

By John Robertson | 6 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

Gears of War: Judgment: A prequel to the first game

In the wake of Microsoft’s E3 press conference, a few new details have come to light regarding the next game in the Gears of War series.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | 1