Tag Archives: Epic Games

This is how Skyrim would look like in Unreal Engine

Map maker mrsmo3d has created a pretty amazing open-level on UDK that will certainly remind you of Skyrim. This environment is based in Sweden, in one of its many fjords sits this typical fishing village with fortifications surrounding the houses, intended to be a crisp early morning, the surrounding area has a river flowing to the lake from the mountains behind. This is basically a Viking age environment built and took the modder around 6 months to create it. It looks bloody amazing, so go ahead and give it a go! Continue reading This is how Skyrim would look like in Unreal Engine

Unreal comes to CryEngine 3 with this custom map

Back in the Quake 2 days, Unreal was bashed to death. I tell you guys, there were lots of PC gamers that hated it (my guess is that they bashed it because their PC systems could not run it). Ironically, these days it is considered one of the best FPS titles and we are glad to see most of those naysayers admitting that it was way ahead of its time. Man, I still remember the first encounter with the Scaarj. Or when you got out of the spaceship and admired that beautiful, huge level with the waterfall. Those were some pretty impressive visuals. Continue reading Unreal comes to CryEngine 3 with this custom map

Unreal Engine 3 – Features Demo GDC2012

Earlier today, we informed you about the future of the Unreal Engine 4. And now, we bring you a new GDC 2012 video of Unreal Engine 3 as Epic revealed the latest features and tools developers use to make award-winning games big and small with Unreal Engine 3. If only we got and the Unreal Engine 4 tech demo. Oh well, can’t blame us for wishing something like that, right? Enjoy! Continue reading Unreal Engine 3 – Features Demo GDC2012

Unreal Engine 4 public reveal later this year, Samaritan tech demo running in one Kepler Nvidia card

We’ve all been waiting for the reveal of the next iteration of the Unreal Engine, but it seems that we’ll have to wait a little bit more. Epic’s Mark Rein revealed in GDC 2012 – behind closed doors – that Unreal Engine 4’s tech demo will be hopefully revealed later this year to the public. In other words, we can only hope that someone has managed to capture it with a camera. Or perhaps someone inside Epic leaking it? Do it guys, we are with you. But there is more than that, so keep reading. Continue reading Unreal Engine 4 public reveal later this year, Samaritan tech demo running in one Kepler Nvidia card

Why Epic’s new IP, Fortnite, should NOT come to the PC

Cliff Bleszinski and PC gamers are in open war for a couple of years. So imagine our surprise when Cliffy B stepped on VGA’s yesterday and announced Fortnite, Epic’s new IP that is clearly inspired by our beloved Minecraft. And although both Cliff and Epic haven’t announced the game’s platforms, we strongly suggest Epic to avoid releasing it on the PC at all costs. Why? Keep reading to find out. Continue reading Why Epic’s new IP, Fortnite, should NOT come to the PC

Square Enix Licenses Unreal Engine 3 For Multiple Games

Epic Games announced today an agreement with Square Enix. Epic Games will be granting Square Enix a license to develop multiple games with Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine 3 technology. Epic Games Japan, which supports the company’s licensees locally, worked directly with Square Enix on the new license. And here comes the big question; what happened to the next-generation engine that Square Enix was working on? And why won’t the giant Japanese company use the in-house engine for their games? Figures. Continue reading Square Enix Licenses Unreal Engine 3 For Multiple Games

Rumor Alert: Is Gears of War 3 coming to the PC?

Now here is something really interesting. We do know that Cliffy B hates our beloved platform and we do know that Microsoft wants to push PC gaming – well, according to their latest statements. And we wouldn’t be spreading a rumor for a possible GoW 3 port if Microsoft hadn’t revealed a screenshot which indicates that Gears of War 3 is a ‘multi-platform’ game. Wait what? Multi-platform? Keep reading. Continue reading Rumor Alert: Is Gears of War 3 coming to the PC?

Bricks of War is an outstanding Lego Gears of War Stop-Motion Animation

Okay, this is simply awesome. Bricks of War is a LEGO stop-motion animation that is based on the Gears of War franchise. And damn does it look sexy. This movies is created by Kooberz Studios, the brain-child of Alex Kobbs who is a talented young man that has obviously a passion about LEGOs and games. Be sure to check it out as it’s something entirely different from all those fan-made movies/short films that we’ve seen in the past. Enjoy! Continue reading Bricks of War is an outstanding Lego Gears of War Stop-Motion Animation

Epic Games is focussing now on the PC as their primary development platform

Epic Games and PC gaming… it’s funny putting these two sentences together. We all know that Epic Games abandoned those that made them what they are today but it seems that something has changed. Yes, do you feel the wind of change? Well if you don’t, let us tell that Epic Games is again focussing on the PC as their primary development platform. Oh yeah baby! Continue reading Epic Games is focussing now on the PC as their primary development platform

Unreal Engine 3 Integrated with Geomerics’ Enlighten lighting system

Geomerics announce a powerful integration of its premier cross-platform lighting solution, Enlighten, with Epic Games’ award-winning Unreal Engine 3 is now available to licensees. Through its membership in Epic Games’ prestigious Unreal Engine 3 Integrated Partners Program, Geomerics maintains code and feature parity for Enlighten in step with the engine as it evolves. Continue reading Unreal Engine 3 Integrated with Geomerics’ Enlighten lighting system