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Epic Games Teases New Title: 'Paragon'

Epic Games is known for its Unreal Engine software and its longtime series, Unreal Tournament and Gears of War. However, the company also has a few other new titles in development, and its latest reveal shows a new, PC-only game called Paragon coming in 2016.

For now, the developers are showing very little, with only a brief trailer showing off one of the game's heroes, a dual-gun-wielding character called Twinblast. Further information on the game's website shows four perks available for the character.

Four more characters -- Steel, Sparrow, Dekker, and Grux -- will be revealed one at a time for the next four weeks. Interested players can sign up for the beta on the game's home page.

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  • James Mason
    Mmm, how much you wanna bet it's an Overwatch clone?
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  • WatchingUser
    Mmm, how much you wanna bet it's an Overwatch clone?
    How much more would you bet its a Dues Ex clone?
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  • gaborbarla
    Is this newsworthy?
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  • Trialsking
    Nothing worse then a game trailer that show no actual game footage. Would you want to watch a movie trailer that did not show any scenes from the movie? Or listen to a sample of a new song that did not play any of the new music?
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  • clonazepam
    Wow people! Yes its newsworthy, because its news to me. I just signed up for beta. I actually went to the website. The character seems to have the typical abilities you'd expect from a MOBA type. I'm guessing its 1st person.

    I played a different technical test over the weekend of another fps moba or whatever category they are (not Overwatch). We can probably expect to see more on the way.
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  • shloader
    I'm guessing Epic has given up on ever making Unreal 3 (not to be confused with a Tournament game). I thought it might be a consideration since they passed the torch on Gears. ... Maybe Gears, in their opinion was Unreal 3 but with a totally new story comes a totally new name for the IP. Skaarj got traded for the Locust Horde. ... nah. I want a real Unreal 3 and steer clear from anything Halo-ish. Newsworthy is subjective. Unreal 3 would be newsworthy to me.
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