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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 | Comments Off on Unreal Engine 4 is now free for anyone to use

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 on Epic Games sets up UK studio

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 on Unreal Tournament releases 50 minute map concept video

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 on Fortnite still exists, shows gameplay footage

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

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 on Unreal Tournament video shows Deathmatch progress

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 on Unreal Tournament in line for a “comeback” next week

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 on Epic hiring for “unannounced competitive online action game”

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 on Square Enix is first publisher to publicly license Unreal Engine 4

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 on Cliff Bleszinski leaves Epic Games

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 on Big Huge Games returns as Impossible Studios

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

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 on Infinity Blade started life as a Kinect project

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 on E3 2012: Gears of War: Judgment [Preview]

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

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