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Epic Citadel Benchmark Arrives in HTML5 Format
May 3, 2013 - in News
Epic Games has ported Unreal Engine 3 over to HTML5, and it's... epic.
Nvidia Exclusively Using UE4 for Product Presentations
Apr 18, 2013 - in News
Backyard neighbors Epic Games and Nvidia have teamed up to use Unreal Engine 4 to render product presentations.
Oculus Rift Dev Kits Launching With Custom Unreal Dev Kit
Mar 28, 2013 - in News
Oculus Rift really wants to make sure its devs are pampered.
'Daylight' First 3rd-Party Game Using Epic's Unreal Engine 4
Feb 10, 2013 - in News
And the Unreal Engine 4 games slowly roll out...
This Is Why Oculus Rift Will Change Your Gaming World
Jan 18, 2013 - in News
A hands-on with the Oculus Rift headset last week during CES 2013.
Epic Games Mike Capps Stepping Down as President
Dec 4, 2012 - in News
Two months after Cliff Bleszinski said he needed a break from the industry, Epic Games President is stepping down from his position to be a stay-at-home dad.
Game Designer Cliff Bleszinski Departs from Epic Games
Oct 4, 2012 - in News
Epic Games' lead designer is taking a much needed break after serving up console and PC games for the last 20 years.
Epic Games Opens Seattle Studio to Push Unreal Engine 4
Sep 6, 2012 - in News
Sounds like Epic Games wants to get closer to best buddy Microsoft.
Nvidia, Epic Bring Unreal Engine 3 to Windows RT
Aug 29, 2012 - in News
Epic has ported Unreal Engine 3 to the Windows 8 and Windows RT environment. Was there any doubt it would eventually happen?
Oculus Rift Kickstarter Goal Surpassed Less Than 24 Hours
Aug 4, 2012 - in News
The Oculus Rift Kickstarter project has already received $1.1 million in pledges... and it's just getting started.
Rise of the Triad is Making a Return Using Unreal Engine 3
Aug 2, 2012 - in News
Apogee Software is rebooting the Rise of the Triad franchise using Epic's Unreal Engine 3.
China-based Tencent Buys Minority Stake in Epic Games
Jun 24, 2012 - in News
Tencent Holdings has agreed to purchase a minority stake in Unreal developer Epic Games.
Crytek: UE4 Just Now Catching Up with CryEngine 3
Jun 14, 2012 - in News
CryEngine 3 offered Unreal Engine 4's level of quality three years ago, claims Crytek head.
Epic's Gorgeous Unreal Engine 4 'Elemental' Demo Video
Jun 9, 2012 - in News
Unreal Engine 4 sure is purdy!
Behold: Here Are The First Unreal Engine 4 Screens
May 17, 2012 - in News
Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4 will redefine gaming, says Wired.
Epic Games Turns 20, Gives Away Retrospective Soundtrack
May 13, 2012 - in News
Epic Games turns 20!
Unreal Engine 4 Not For Current Platforms (Except Kepler)
May 9, 2012 - in News
Unreal Engine 4 won't run on current hardware... except for Nvidia's Kepler, that is.
Epic Games Finally Working on a PC Exclusive Game
Apr 10, 2012 - in News
Is Epic making a return to the Unreal franchise?
Epic Licenses Out Unreal Engine 3 for FBI, Gov't Training
Mar 29, 2012 - in News
To help build the space marines of the future.
Epic Demos Samaritan on Nvidia's Next-Gen Kepler GPU
Mar 8, 2012 - in News
During this years Game Developers Conference, Epic showed the infamous Samaritan Demo running on Nvidia's Next-Generation Kepler GPU.
Epic's "Samaritan" UE3 Demo Required 2.5 terraFLOPS
Feb 13, 2012 - in News
The "Samaritan" Unreal Engine 3 demo required 2.5 teraFLOPS to run, ten times that of the current Xbox 360's capabilities.
Epic Revealing Unreal Engine 4 Later This Year
Feb 11, 2012 - in News
Unreal Engine 4 will be revealed sometime this year, says Epic VP Mark Rein.
In Pictures: Dear Developers, 15 Games Worthy Of A Sequel
Jan 16, 2012 - in Picture Story
Most of the time good games get sequels. However, there's always a select few that seem to fall through the cracks. Developers close shop or trademarks get held in limbo. Here are fifteen games that we feel deserve sequels.
Epic Now Making Minecraft-Inspired Fortnite Franchise
Dec 13, 2011 - in News
Epic revealed a new IP during Spike TV's 2011 Video Game Awards Saturday night that seemingly borrows from both Team Fortress 2 and Minecraft.
Unreal Engine's Mastermind Headed into AIAS Hall of Fame
Dec 9, 2011 - in News
Tim Sweeney's work on Unreal Engine has landed him a sport in the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame. You go boy!
Epic's UE3 Runs Within Adobe's New Flash 11
Oct 4, 2011 - in News
Adobe's Flash Player 11 and Air 3 are out, and soon gamers will be able to play Unreal Tournament 3 within a browser thanks to UE3 support.
Nope, Epic Still Isn't Working on New Unreal
Sep 21, 2011 - in News
Epic's five new titles currently in the works doesn't include anything in the Unreal universe according to Mike Capps.
In Pictures: 20 First-Person Shooters That Need a Makeover
Sep 8, 2011 - in Picture Story
Our love of hardware is steeped in a love for gaming in as much detail as possible. Today we're looking at 20 classic first-person shooters that we'd love to see re-made in DirectX 11 glory to fully utilize our GeForce GTX 580s and Radeon HD 6970s.
Epic Shifting Focus Back to PC as Primary Platform
Aug 16, 2011 - in News
Big-budget, blockbuster console games just don't bring home the bacon anymore. Thus, Epic is returning to its former love, the PC platform.
Epic: Bulletstorm Didn't Make Any Profit
Jul 25, 2011 - in News
Despite the positive reviews, Bulletstorm "under-performed" on the charts and didn't even earn a profit for Epic.