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Amazon’s Lumberyard Beta 1.12 is now available to everyone, adding over 400 updates

Amazon has released a brand new beta version of its Lumberyard Engine. According to the company, Lumberyard Beta 1.12 adds over 400 updates, including a new Fur Shader, Gems for rain, lightning, water, and snow, plus updates to Script Canvas and the Text-to-Speech Gem. Continue reading Amazon’s Lumberyard Beta 1.12 is now available to everyone, adding over 400 updates

Crytek sues Cloud Imperium for violating their CRYENGINE contract [UPDATE: Cloud Imperium comments]

Things are not looking good for Star Citizen and Squadron 42. Crytek has sued Cloud Imperium and Roberts Space Industries for violating their contract. According to the suit, Cloud Imperium was to develop only one game with CRYENGINE (Star Citizen) and not two (Star Citizen and Squadron 42). And while some may say that Squadron 42 is just the single-player mode of Star Citizen, the game is being sold as a standalone title, thus giving the impression of a second, separate game. Continue reading Crytek sues Cloud Imperium for violating their CRYENGINE contract [UPDATE: Cloud Imperium comments]

The first game powered by Amazon’s Lumberyard Engine is here, Breakaway free alpha phase is a go

The first game powered by Amazon’s new Lumberyard Engine is finally here and PC gamers will be able to get a small idea of what this engine is all about. Breakaway is a team battle sport where two squads of four collide in intense competition and its alpha phase has started. Continue reading The first game powered by Amazon’s Lumberyard Engine is here, Breakaway free alpha phase is a go

SpeedTree 8 is now available for free to all Amazon Lumberyard developers

IDV has announced that SpeedTree 8 for Lumberyard was released today under a free license provided by Amazon to all Lumberyard developers. Used in more than 1,000 games and more than 100 feature films and animations, SpeedTree is the award-winning procedural 3D modeling tool that makes it faster and easier for developers to model complex vegetation. Continue reading SpeedTree 8 is now available for free to all Amazon Lumberyard developers

Amazon releases two videos, showing what game developers can achieve with its Lumberyard Engine

Amazon has released two GDC 2017 videos, showing what game developers can achieve with its Lumberyard Engine. Amazon Lumberyard is described as a free AAA game engine deeply integrated with the AWS Cloud and Twitch, empowering game developers to bring their most ambitious creations to life. Continue reading Amazon releases two videos, showing what game developers can achieve with its Lumberyard Engine

First screenshots for SpeedTree 8 in Amazon’s Lumberyard Engine, to be demoed at this year’s GDC

IDV has announced that SpeedTree 8, two years in development and packed with new graphical and intuitive time-saving features, will debut at GDC2017 in its initial release form: the new SpeedTree for Lumberyard. SpeedTree for Amazon’s Lumberyard will be available in the second quarter of 2017, and will add support for other engines later on. In order to celebrate this announcement, IDV released some new beautiful screenshots for SpeedTree 8 that can be viewed below. Continue reading First screenshots for SpeedTree 8 in Amazon’s Lumberyard Engine, to be demoed at this year’s GDC