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Cliffy B's sci-fi shooter Project BlueStreak running in Unreal 4


Gears of War creator's next arena shooter
Mar 10
Clifford Bleszinski (Gears of War, Unreal Tournament) is working on a new sci-fi arena shooter, code named BlueStreak. While it still doesn't have a final name, it does have an engine. Bleszinski's Boss Key studio is wo... read
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News that's good to the last drop
There's a hot drizzle of news leading up to E3, and Max is here to suck it down and spit it back at you! A sequel to Homefront is actually happening, for some reason. Ed Boon officiates the new MK as Mortal Kombat X (as in E... read feature

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Unreal Engine 4 goes to Xbox One, PS4 in 4.1 update


No additional cost
Apr 25
Update 4.1 for Unreal Engine 4 lets developers on Epic's nifty subscription service access PS4 and Xbox One for their work at no extra cost. This means that those that were registered as console developers (including ID@Xbox... read
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Unreal Engine

Dig into the Unreal Engine 4 in this character trailer


Epic's Jordan Walker and Zak Parrish talk character aesthetics
Sep 25
I always like learning how an engine is made from the ground up -- especially one as prestigious and highly used as the Unreal Engine. Here in the above video you can do just that with Epic's Jordan Walker and Zak Parrish, a... read
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Sales

Bulletstorm dev on sales: 'We did everything we could'


It and Gears of War: Judgment sold around one million copies each
Aug 13
People Can Fly wanted to make a sequel to Bulletstorm, one of the most pleasantly surprising first-person shooters in years, but the prospect was deemed too risky. (I'm still not over this, if you couldn't tell.) Instead, the... read
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EVE

CCP releases statistics for largest EVE Online fight


Spoilers: It was a glorious death!
Aug 03
Last weekend, we reported on a battle that was taking place in EVE Online. At the time, it wasn't hard to see that it was the literal largest battle that had ever taken place in the game since it launched back in 2004. Develo... read
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Nintendo Vs. EVO, GTA V on PC & New Mystery IPs!


The Destructoid Show passes out in the hot, hot sun
Jul 12
Today's Destructoid Show tackles the big issues today: Nintendo got in a fight with the Fighting Game Community, then announced Captain Olimar, the Pikmin guy is gonna be in Super Smash Bros IV. Ninja Theory shows off a... read
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Epic Citadel tech demo puts Rude House tech in browsers


Firefox can run Unreal, but at what rude cost!?
May 03
Epic Games has teamed up with Mozilla to show the impressive results of running its Unreal 3 Epic Citadel demo in browsers. If you have the latest version of Firefox, you can go here and check out a real-time demonstration of... read
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Gears of War

Battleship producer joins Gears of War film


But there's not much else to report
Apr 30
Joining countless other adaptations of popular videogames that someone bought the rights to only for us to hear little if nothing else since, the Gears of War movie is still happening. Variety reports that Battleshi... read
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Fortnite

Epic: Fortnite might be the best thing we've ever done


Mark Rein sort of explains what the hell's going on with it
Apr 04
Epic Games seems to be pretty proud of Fortnite. So proud, in fact, that they're keeping a lot of details close to the hip. Mark Rein, the studio's vice president, spoke with CVG, and he couldn't help but say a few glowi... read
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Unreal Engine 4

GDC: Epic shows off Unreal Engine 4 Infiltrator tech demo


Go ninja go
Mar 29
Epic Games has once again used the Game Developers Conference to show off Unreal Engine 4. In this new "Infiltrator" demonstration video, we're shown a gritty world that, while I don't think it showcases the visual fide... read
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Epic Games

Mike Capps 'no longer affiliated' with Epic Games


Former president leaves advisory role
Mar 08
Back in December Mike Capps, former president of Epic Games, announced he was retiring from the company to focus largely on his family and upcoming baby. Mike was going to stick around in an advisory role, but tonight he anno... read
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BioShock Infinite flies away to March 26, so far away


It's not like we are counting down the days or anything
Dec 07
BioShock Infinite is now set to be released on March 26 for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Yeah, that's an extra month of no totally awesome fun times with BioShock. Bummer. It seems Ken Levine cares more about making great... read
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Unreal Engine 3 shown running on Windows 8, RT


Aug 29
At the IFA 2012 trade show, currently taking place in Berlin, Epic Games and NVIDIA showed the first public demonstration of Unreal Engine 3 running on Windows 8 and Windows RT. A live demo of Epic's "Epic Citadel" was shown... read
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Gears of War: Judgment is bringing with it a new multiplayer mode called Overrun. It's a first for Gears as the mode focuses on class-based gameplay, with a major focus on teamwork. While I dug what I played at E3, it turns o... read feature

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SDCC: Epic Games: Fortnite the first UE4 game, PC only


Jul 12
At a panel this morning at San Diego Comic-Con, Epic Games revealed that upcoming game Fortnite will be the first Unreal Engine 4 game. Design director Cliff Bleszinski: "This game has a great style, and it deserves to be the... read
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Epic Games will bring Fortnite to Comic-Con next month


Jun 26
Fortnite, Epic Games' quirky Minecraft-inspired game announced at the VGAs, will finally be unveiled at Comic-Con next month. How do we know this? Uncompromising investigative journalism, perhaps? Or, maybe JUST MAYBE because... read
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Epic: Minecraft inspired new IP Fortnite


Dec 12
Those that caught The 2011 Spike VGA show this weekend saw the debut trailer for Epic Games' Fortnite. This game has players running around during the day to to build forts to defend from zombie attacks at night. It uses the... read
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Rumor: Gears of War prequel trilogy by People Can Fly


Nov 25
The rumor mill never takes a day off. Today we've got a juicy one from the latest issue of Official Xbox Magazine. They say that the Gears of War franchise could live on through some prequel games, and that Bulletstorm develo... read
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BattleBlock Theater is all about being cool


Nov 03
BattleBlock Theater, by The Behemoth, has humor, murder, cuteness and now ice. A new video has just been released with some gameplay footage that introduces prisoner #10330 and the ice levels. While I would have liked some more voiced story trailers, this one shows off the game, so I suppose I'm okay with it. The real question here is, can that guy narrate my life? read
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Storm's Adventure with Gears of War 3


Oct 30
I don't think this joke will be well accepted, but I already wrote it down, so I might as well run with it. Fun Times with the Lancer 3 is the journey to save Sera, and this video is a journey into copyright infringement. I ... read
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With Gears of War 3 launching tonight, all those fratboys obsessed with hulking masses of gun-toting meat will want to splurge excessive amounts of money on trinkets and paraphernalia. Fortunately, KontrolFreek has 'em covere... read feature

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Cliffy B 'upset' by hateful 8/10 Gears of War 3 reviews


Sep 16
With any other videogame, scoring an 8/10 would be considered glowing praise. According to Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski, however, that couldn't be further from the truth. In fact, according to him, anybody who dares give Gear... read
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Win a car with GameStop's Gears of War 3 promotion


Aug 13
GameStop are insisting that fans of the Gears of War franchise drop everything at a moment's notice! Kicking off the "Go Commando" sweepstakes as of today, GameStop are exclusively giving away more than 3,600 "commando-worthy... read
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Epic: People want $6 iPhone games


Jul 15
Epic Games has declared that users want more than just one-buck fancies filling up their mobile game experiences. Using the success of Infinity Blade as a base, senior manager Mike Gamble believes that demand for larger,... read
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Infinity Blade God King shirts hit Hot Topic


Jul 01
If you asked me to name a clothing line based on a game, it would be several days before my brain even thought of Infinity Blade. Nevertheless, the game is big enough to catch the eye of Hot Topic, and now there's a T-shirt a... read
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Gears of War 3 Limited and Epic Edition revealed


May 16
It wouldn't be a major release without a seriously ornate collector's edition, and Gears of War 3 is no exception. There's lots of extra stuff to get, with a Marcus Fenix figure standing chief among them.  The special ed... read






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