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Deals

Unreal and Unreal Tournament games half price on Steam


It's not like the new one is going to be playable anytime soon
May 10
Epic Games started development on a new Unreal Tournament in collaboration with the community and Unreal Engine 4 developers this week, and that makes this a decent enough time to discount the existing games in the franchise,... read
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A collaborative effort between Epic, fans, and Unreal Engine 4 devs
Epic Games made its "future of Unreal Tournament" announcement and it's actually promising. There is, in fact, a new game in the works -- starting today with "a small team of UT veterans" -- that'll be developed in open colla... read feature

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Epic Games

Epic is doing something with Unreal Tournament next week


VP Mark Rein is 'so excited for the comback'
May 02
It's been long enough since the last Unreal Tournament that I'd say hell yeah, we could use another one of those right about now. Epic Games VP and co-founder Mark Rein has taken to Twitter today to hype up "the future of Unr... read
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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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Fortnite

Sign up for Epic Games' Fortnite alpha


They're finally ready to talk about the game
Apr 08
Epic has kept mostly quiet about Fortnite for years now and in that time I've gone from being excited to not caring at all to really, really caring. Now that the studio has opened alpha sign-ups and shared a bunch of informat... read
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Fortnite

Epic: Fortnite has 'evolved,' hopefully we can talk about it soon


Yeah, that'd be nice
Mar 25
As far as "things I want Epic Games to release that aren't Unreal Tournament" go, it's pretty much just Fortnite at this point. The sandbox survival game "might be the best thing we've ever done," according to studio co-found... read
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Epic Games' new Unreal Engine 4 subscription plan detailed


Impressions from first demonstration
Mar 19
Epic Games announced a new subscription model for Unreal Engine 4 this morning. Any user can gain full access to their tools and source code for only $19 a month and 5% revenue. Developers can deploy to PC, Mac, iOS, and Andr... read
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$19.99 a month, 5% of revenue, starts today
Anyone can gain access to Unreal Engine 4 now with a new subscription plan, priced at $19.99 a month. This was announced this morning in a GDC press conference by Epic co-founder Tim Sweeney.  With this new plan, users c... read feature

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The Unreal Engine 4 now runs in Firefox


Next-gen browser gaming
Mar 12
Browser based gaming just took a giant leap forward with this demonstration of the Unreal Engine 4 running in Firefox at near-native speeds. The demo you see shows Epic's Soul and Swing Ninja, and this is the first glimpse o... read
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Epic Games

Epic: Unreal Engine 4 games aiming for Christmas, Q1 2015


Company will make its own announcements at GDC
Jan 27
Epic Games hasn't been talking much about Fortnight and now it's sold the Gears of War rights to Microsoft. What's going on over there? Unreal Engine 4 work and lots of it, from the sound of things. Speaking to Edge, EU terri... read
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Silicon Knights

Silicon Knights loses appeal against Epic Games


They were previously ordered to pay Epic $9.2 million
Jan 13
If you haven't been following the Silicon Knights vs. Epic Games Saga, it hasn't been pretty. A North Carolina court ordered Silicon Knights to pay Epic Games millions ($4.5m in damages, and $4.7 in court fees), after a faile... read
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Games with Gold

Gears of War and Shoot Many Robots on Games with Gold


Free during the month of December for Xbox Live Gold members
Nov 27
Microsoft's "Games with Gold" initiative has been picking up steam lately, with two games being offered free of charge to Xbox Live Gold members every month since its inception. I usually don't get to benefit from it due to a... read
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Epic Games

People Can Fly is working on Fortnite


Studio renamed Epic Games Poland
Nov 01
Epic Games' sandbox survival title Fortnite was announced nearly two years ago. I've been anticipating it ever since, though I'd be lying if I said my interest hasn't waned. The company says it doesn't want to rush the game w... read
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Gears of War

Microsoft Studios VP comments on future of Gears of War


More games are probably inevitable
Oct 31
Microsoft Game Studios VP Phil Spencer has once again spoken about his hopes for more Gears of War. Guesting on IGN's Podcast Unlocked, as transcribed by Game Revolution, he commented that after Judgment's sales and review sc... read
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Epic

See all the pretty particles in this Unreal Engine 4 vid


VFX in the Infiltrator demo
Oct 22
It's crazy to see just how much work went into the Unreal Engine 4 Infiltrator demo that we saw at GDC earlier this year. Epic's new series of videos gives us a look under the hood of UE4, with this newest video focusing on ... read
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2K Games

Rod Fergusson heading up new 2K Games studio


Working on an unannounced project
Sep 26
Former Gears of War producer Rod Fergusson left Irrational Games earlier this year after joining the team during the tail-end of development on BioShock Infinite. The fact that he moved on is no secret, but he has only today ... read
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Gears of War

Gears of War on Xbox One? Microsoft hopes so


Oh that Phil Spencer
Sep 18
Asked by Famitsu if the Gears of War franchise would continue on Xbox One, Microsoft Game Studios head Phil Spencer said that "You should ask Epic Games about what they want to do. We haven't announced anything yet about&nbs... read
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Remedy

Former Epic Games president joins Remedy's board


Mike Capps joins Alan Wake studio in advisory role
Sep 11
Earlier this year, former Epic Games president Mike Capps announced that he was no longer going to be affiliated with the company in an advisory role as originally expected. He's since ended up on Alan Wake and Max Payne crea... read
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ChAIR

Infinity Blade III hits the App Store on September 18


Just in time for the iPhone 5S
Sep 10
I quite liked Infinity Blade, and that's coming as someone who infrequently plays iOS games. Granted, I completely missed out on the sequel, but the platform-appropriate controls and impressive visuals may pull me back in no... read
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Falling deeper for Oculus Rift


Eyes on with Oculus Rift HD prototype
Aug 21
Confession: I've been in love with the Oculus Rift for awhile now. I was won over from the moment John Carmack (now Oculus' CTO) helped me strap a prototype to my head. I've seen it a few times since then, too. Every time I find myself going even more crazy than before. And now that I've played around with a prototype for the Oculus Rift HD headset, I'm head over heels.  read
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App store promo nets Infinity Blade II 6M new downloads


The power of free
Jul 17
Apple celebrated its fifth birthday last week by giving away games and apps for free. One of those games was Infinity Blade 2, and All Things D is reporting that the Epic game saw 5.7 million new players in the past seven day... read
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Infinity Blade Dungeons officially cancelled


More Infinity Blade games coming, but not this one
Jul 12
iOS games aren't popular around these parts, I know, but I was personally quite looking forward to Infinity Blade Dungeons. I enjoy the mainstay games in the series, and the idea of a loot-nabbin' dungeon crawler in its unive... read
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Epic Games

Epic confirms unannounced title is a triple-A shooter


And it's working on some other stuff too
Jul 11
Because of an intriguing job listing on its website, everyone knew that Epic Games had an unannounced project in the works. Thanks to the studio's co-founder Tim Sweeney, we now know that this title is a big-budget shooter. S... read
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Epic Games

Job listing reveals unannounced title from Epic Games


Epic working on an unnamed online action game
Jul 08
Epic games revealed that it is working on a "competitive online action game" via a job listing posted on its website. The studio is currently looking for a Senior Systems Designer to work on one of two projects; one is Fortni... read
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Oculus Rift and Unreal 4

Unreal Engine 4 will support Oculus Rift


Virtual reality made easy
Jun 06
The Oculus Rift is the latest rage with all the cool tech kids these days, and the future looks bright for this virtual-reality headset. The Unreal Engine 4 will be able to take full advantage of the headset with support buil... read
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Guilty Gear Xrd

Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- uses Unreal Engine 3


Franchise tech reboot
May 23
Remember that Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- trailer from a few days back?  We have a few new details on the partnership between this studio and Epic Games. Xrd uses Unreal Engine 3, kicking off a new chapter for the popula... read
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Gears of War

Gears of War: Judgment gets another free map next week


Dreadnought
May 10
While it would have been nice for Gears of War: Judgment to come out of the gate with more content, the fact that some of the post-release DLC is free helps reduce the sting. Following the Haven map and Execution mode, anothe... read
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Next-gen

Epic: Microsoft, Sony to fully embrace F2P for next-gen


We knew this day would come
May 09
At the Game Horizon conference, Epic Games VP Mark Rein warned of the looming free-to-play console storm, reports Joystiq. "The next-gen consoles are going to be fully embracing the free-to-play and these IAP-type business m... read
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Let this call go to voicemail
Since Gears of War 3, Epic Games has not been afraid to squeeze every last cent out of its customer base through premium maps and skins for characters and weapons. Don't get me wrong, I still consider the All Fronts DLC pack ... read feature

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From Gears to Halo

Epic's head of marketing jumps ship to work on Halo


It kind of seems like everyone's leaving Epic...
Apr 27
Kendall Boyd, the global marketing lead at Epic Games, has accepted a position with Microsoft to head-up the marketing for the Halo brand. Boyd had been with Epic since 2010. Boyd's departure has been affirmed by both Ep... read






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