It’s only Wednesday and GDC ‘15 has already been incredibly exciting for game developers worldwide. This morning, Epic Games shared its vision for the future, announcing a series of high-end projects that help redefine the possibilities of games, VR, animation, and visualization. Here’s a quick run-down of everything Tim Sweeney shared this morning during the “State of Unreal” presentation.
Epic Games’ longstanding partner Pitbull Studio forms the core of Epic Games UK, with a renewed recruitment effort and Guildford expansion underway
It’s that time of year again! We’re here at E3 in Los Angeles for the annual tradeshow known as the Christmas of Video Games. Want to see what has us excited?
SAN FRANCISCO (March 19, 2014) – At the 2014 Game Developers Conference, Epic Games opened Unreal Engine 4 to the world, releasing all of its leading-edge tools, features and complete C++ source code to the development community through a new subscription model. Developers can sign up for UE4 for PC, Mac, iOS and Android by paying $19 per month, plus 5% of gross revenue resulting from any commercial products built using UE4.
‘Ragnarok’ developer bringing new online RPG to mobile with Epic Games’ award-winning game engine
Leading Korean game developer and publisher Gravity Co., Ltd. today announced it has developed its new multiplayer online role-playing game “Tower of Ascension” for mobile using the award-winning Unreal Engine 3. “Tower of Ascension” is available now for iOS on the App Store in Korea, and is coming to Western markets soon.
CARY, N.C. – Epic Games is proud to announce it received the 2013 award for Most Innovative Large Company at last night’s NCTA 21 Awards held in Research Triangle Park. The event was attended by nearly 800 technology leaders from across the region, and Epic’s founder and CEO Tim Sweeney accepted the award on the company’s behalf.
October 14, 2013 – Epic Games European Territory Manager Mike Gamble is being honored as a visiting professor at Staffordshire University, where he will have the opportunity to provide guidance to computer games design students through a series of lectures.
ChAIR Entertainment, an award-winning Epic Games studio, today launched “Infinity Blade III” on the App Store. Powered by Unreal Engine technology, Infinity Blade III delivers an epic conclusion to the blockbuster video game series with a thrilling story of honor, love, betrayal, and redemption.
ChAIR Entertainment, an award-winning Epic Games studio, and KIDinaKORNER / Interscope recording artist Imagine Dragons today announced that an original new song from Imagine Dragons entitled “Monster” will debut in the forthcoming Infinity Blade III video game. The latest in the blockbuster Infinity Blade series, Infinity Blade III will be released on September 18th exclusively on the App Store.
ChAIR Entertainment, an award-winning Epic Games studio, today announced “Infinity Blade III,” the latest in the blockbuster “Infinity Blade” video game series, will launch on September 18th. Available exclusively on the App Store, Infinity Blade III leverages the unprecedented power of Apple’s new A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and OpenGL ES 3.0 to once again completely redefine the boundaries of mobile gaming.
Epic Games Founder, CEO and Technical Director Tim Sweeney and Co-Founder and Vice President Mark Rein will be inducted into Develop magazine’s games development hall of fame in Brighton, England on July 10.
It’s that time of year again! E3 has begun, and we’re in Los Angeles cheering on developers who are sharing new details about their upcoming games this week. In addition to talking with folks in our meeting room, LACC West Hall #501A, we’re revealing several cool new demos with our partners.
Epic Games, Inc. announces the Unreal Engine 4 Integrated Partners Program (IPP), which brings together leading middleware technologies and software that are integrated with Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 game engine.
Epic Games, Inc. announces an agreement with Arc System Works Co., Ltd. to license Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine 3 technology for the development of the latest game in its successful “Guilty Gear” franchise.
Epic Games and Mozilla have continued a close collaboration first revealed during last month’s Game Developers Conference to release “Epic Citadel” on the Web running in HTML5.
Microsoft and Epic Studios today announced the second expansion in the “Gears of War: Judgment” multiplayer experience, the Call to Arms Map Pack, coming to VIP Season Pass holders on Tuesday, April 23 via Xbox LIVE, and available worldwide April 30. Developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, the Call to Arms Map Pack brings players three new multiplayer maps, a brand-new mode called “Master at Arms,” and six armor and gun skins for customizing your characters and weapons.
Epic Games and Tecmo Koei Games Sign Unreal Engine 3 Licensing Agreement for “YAIBA: NINJA GAIDEN Z”
Epic Games, Inc. announces an agreement with Tecmo Koei Games to license Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine 3 technology for the development of “YAIBA: NINJA GAIDEN Z,” a bold new take on the renowned “NINJA GAIDEN” franchise. The agreement was brokered by Epic Games Japan, which supports the company’s licensees locally.
Oculus VR, Inc., developer of the highly anticipated Oculus Rift, announced that it will provide a custom, Oculus-ready version of Epic Games’ Unreal Development Kit (UDK) to every developer who has purchased the Oculus Rift development kit.
Epic Games, Inc. announced today Unreal Engine 4 is available for PlayStation®4.
Epic Games, Inc., creators of award-winning games and game technology, has announced details of the Wellcome Trust scientists who are mentoring the four final teams in this year’s Make Something Unreal Live 2013 contest.
Epic Games, Inc. today revealed a new version of its “Elemental” real-time demonstration, the premier showcase for the studio’s breakthrough Unreal Engine 4 game engine technology, running on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system at today’s PlayStation Meeting 2013.
Epic Games, Inc. has licensed Unreal Engine 4 to NCSOFT through a long-term deal that grants the renowned publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games to utilize Epic’s groundbreaking technology and tools for upcoming projects. NCSOFT secured its license through Epic Games Korea and is the first Korean studio to license Unreal Engine 4.
Epic Games, Inc. today released “Epic Citadel” for Android devices. The free app, which is used to demonstrate the studio’s award-winning Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) technology on multiple platforms, is available now on Google Play and Amazon Appstore for Android. A new benchmarking mode and updated visuals bring added depth to the popular app.
Epic Games, Inc. announces the launch of its official online store, where fans can get their hands on specially designed merchandise and apparel based on the company’s renowned brands and characters. Collectible items at Epic’s store, located at http://www.epicgamesstore.com/, are exclusive and cannot be purchased anywhere else.
Zombie Studios is excited to announce licensing of the groundbreaking Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) technology from Epic Games, Inc. The Seattle-based independent developer is working on an UE4-based psychological thriller game for the PC that will release in the second quarter of 2013.
Epic Games, Inc., creator of award-winning games and game technology, is harnessing the services of four leading European development studios to support the finalist teams of its Make Something Unreal Live (MSUL) 2013 international game development contest. Climax Studios, Lucid Games, Ninja Theory and Splash Damage have all stepped up as MSUL 2013 mentors.
Epic Games, Inc., creators of award-winning games and game technology, has announced the four finalist teams who will complete in the grand finale of Make Something Unreal Live (MSUL) 2013, the European student game development competition.
Epic Games, Inc. has been selected for the North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA) 2012 Best Product or Service via the premier NCTA 21 Awards. Winners were recognized at the annual awards gala on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Sheraton Imperial in Durham, N.C., presented in conjunction with title sponsor Grant Thornton. This year’s event was attended by nearly 800 leaders from across the state.
Epic Games, Inc., creators of award-winning games and game technology, has announced the shortlist of 12 teams which will progress to the next round of Make Something Unreal Live (MSUL) 2013, the European student game development competition.
Epic Games, Inc. announced today an agreement with Square Enix Co. Ltd. granting Square Enix a group-wide license to develop multiple games with Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine 3 and its breakthrough Unreal Engine 4 technology.
Epic Games, Inc. announces the hiring of Laura Fryer as general manager of its new Seattle studio, which is currently focused on engineering efforts for the company’s award-winning Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) technology. Fryer brings more than 17 years of industry experience to Epic, where she will manage Epic Games in Seattle and direct its strategic goals.
Epic Games, Inc. and The Astronauts, the new independent games studio founded by Adrian Chmielarz, Andrzej Poznanski and Michal Kosieradzki, announce a long-term Unreal Engine licensing agreement. Under the deal terms, The Astronauts have the rights to develop multiple games using the latest Unreal Engine technology. The team is creating its debut title, an unannounced game due for release in 2013, with Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine 3 (UE3).
Epic Games, Inc., creators of award-winning games and game technology, announces the launch of Make Something Unreal Live (MSUL) 2013, the international game development competition open to all students enrolled full-time at any European higher education establishment.
Epic Games, Inc. announces the establishment of a new Seattle studio, which will be initially focused on engineering efforts for its award-winning Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) technology. As of today, Epic is recruiting developers to work on its latest technological projects.
Epic Games, Inc., in collaboration with NVIDIA, today presented the first public demonstration of Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) running on Windows 8 and Windows RT during Asus’ press conference at the IFA 2012 electronics trade show in Berlin.
Epic Games, Inc. announces that the July release of the Unreal Development Kit (UDK), the free edition of the studio’s award-winning Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) technology, includes the best-of-breed Perforce Software Version Management system. The addition of Perforce’s industry-leading solution enables UDK developers to utilize enterprise-grade version control tools for up to 20 users and 20 workstations at no charge, with no restrictions on time limit or file quantity. In addition, the latest enhancements to Epic’s engine make it even more seamless to leverage Perforce for the game production pipeline. The July 2012 UDK Beta is available now at www.udk.com.
BitMonster Games announces a long-term, multi-title licensing deal that gives the studio the rights to develop its 3D games with Epic Games’ award-winning Unreal Engine technology. BitMonster’s first game under the agreement, “Lili,” is being developed with Unreal Engine 3 for iOS devices.
Tencent Holdings Limited (“Tencent” or the “Company”, SEHK 00700), a leading provider of Internet and mobile and telecommunications value-added services in China, announces today it has agreed to acquire a minority stake in US-based Epic Games, Inc. (“Epic”), which develops the world’s leading 3D game engine technology and award-winning PC, console and mobile game titles.
Our heart goes out to the people affected by the unfortunate events surrounding 38 Studios and its subsidiary in Baltimore, Big Huge Games. Through it all, the team stayed together in a way that’s been really heartwarming to see. The team kept working, hoping that there’d be a way to secure last-minute funding and save the company. People brought extra food into the office to help those unable to pay their bills. And last week, in bittersweet irony, Big Huge Games was named to Game Developer’s Top 30 studios in the world list.
Industrial Toys has entered into a long-term, multi-title licensing deal with Epic Games to use the studio’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology to develop multiple games for mobile platforms. Under the agreement, Industrial Toys is developing its first game using the latest Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) tools and feature set.
Epic Games, Inc., developer of the blockbuster “Gears of War” franchise and the groundbreaking “Infinity Blade” series, welcomes RealD (NYSE: RLD), a leading global licensor of 3D technologies, into its Integrated Partners Program (IPP). Epic’s partner program brings industry-leading middleware technologies to the company’s award-winning Unreal Engine 3, which powers many bestselling console, PC and mobile games.
Ernst & Young LLP announced the finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award in the Carolinas. Epic Games’ Mike Capps was among the finalists selected.
Epic Games’ founder and chief executive officer, Tim Sweeney, will be the commencement speaker at the 15th graduation ceremony of students at The Guildhall at Southern Methodist University on May 11.
SmileGate Inc., Korea’s newest gaming powerhouse, has licensed Epic Games’ industry-leading Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) technology for its upcoming projects, codenamed “Project T” and “Project M.”
Epic Games, Inc. and Train2Game announce that Commando Kiwi, developer of “The Warlock of Firetop Mountain: Lost Chapters,” is the winner of Make Something Unreal Live, an unprecedented game development competition that concluded today at the Gadget Show Live. Four teams presented their new iOS games based on individual books in the “Fighting Fantasy” series to the franchise’s esteemed creators, Steve Jackson and Ian Livingstone OBE, and the duo determined that Commando Kiwi’s fresh twist on the third-person adventure genre makes the best use of the property and exhibits the most outstanding commercial potential. The studio’s winnings include a full source Unreal Engine 3 license for iOS that may be applied to a future project as well as a holiday at the luxurious AquaCity water park and resort in Poprad, Slovakia.
Epic Games, Inc. and its award winning Salt Lake City-based development studio, ChAIR Entertainment, today released “Infinity Blade II: ClashMob,” a free content update for its Game of the Year Award-winning iOS blockbuster, “Infinity Blade II.” In support of the update, gamers can purchase the full version of “Infinity Blade II” for a limited-time promotional price of $4.99 via the App Store.
The East Coast Game Conference, in close collaboration with award-winning game developer Epic Games, Inc., today announced that Unreal University will make its return appearance at the East Coast Game Conference this April 25-26 in Raleigh, NC.
Epic Games, Inc. and Train2Game announce the distinguished lineup of video game luminaries who have committed to participate in Make Something Unreal Live, the groundbreaking game development competition coming to the Gadget Show Live on April 10-15, 2012 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK.
Epic Games and Applied Research Associates’ Virtual Heroes Division Launch Unreal Government Network
Epic Games, Inc. announces a long-term, multi-platform Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) reseller and support agreement with Virtual Heroes, a division of Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA).
Epic Games, Inc. revealed today a range of Unreal Engine 3 experiences running flawlessly in a Flash browser during its press briefing at the Game Developers Conference.
Epic Games, Inc. and NCsoft announce a major, long-term licensing agreement to bring the award-winning Unreal Engine 3 to NCsoft’s future titles.
Reverb Publishing announces that it has entered into a site licensing agreement for use of Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine 3 (UE3).
Epic Games, Inc. announces its participation in the Game Developers Conference (GDC) to be held March 5-9, 2012 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
Epic Games announces that BBC Worldwide and Supermassive Games have licensed the award-winning Unreal Engine 3 technology to power the time-bending action game, “Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock.”
Epic Games, Inc. and Train2Game have secured the rights for the iOS games of Make Something Unreal Live to be based on the “Fighting Fantasy” series of role-playing gamebooks created by Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson.
Epic Games, Inc. continues its celebration of 20 years at the leading edge of game development through its participation in the 2012 Design Innovate Communicate Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Summit at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas next week.
Gazillion Entertainment announces it has licensed Epic Games’ award-winning Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) to power its highly anticipated, free-to-play “Marvel Heroes” massively multiplayer online (MMO) game for PC.
“Gears of War 3” “Fenix Rising” Map Pack Featuring New Experience System Launches TodayHighest-rated
Today, Microsoft and Epic release “Fenix Rising,” the third major game add-on for the most critically-acclaimed shooter of 2011, “Gears of War 3.”
Epic Games, Inc. and its award-winning Salt Lake City-based development studio, ChAIR Entertainment, today announced that earnings from ChAIR’s blockbuster Infinity Blade video game franchise have eclipsed $30 million in just one year since the introduction of the original game.
On Jan. 17, the battle for Sera rages on as Microsoft and Epic mark the New Year with the release of “Fenix Rising,” the third major game add-on for the most critically-acclaimed shooter of 2011, “Gears of War 3.”
The most critically-acclaimed shooter of the year is poised to immerse fans in a brand new campaign adventure unlike anything they’ve experienced before.
The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced that Tim Sweeney, founder and chief executive officer of Epic Games, will be the 16th inductee into the AIAS Hall of Fame, and will be taking the stage for the first time at the 2012 D.I.C.E. Summit.
Epic Games, Inc. and its award-winning Salt Lake City-based development studio, ChAIR Entertainment, today announced “Infinity Blade II” has officially launched on the App Store.
Epic Games, Inc. today announced an agreement with Square Enix Co., Ltd. granting Square Enix a license to develop multiple games with Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine 3 technology.
Train2Game and Epic Games, Inc. have selected the winners of the Train2Game and Epic Game Jam, a 48-hour event held November 4-6 at the University of Bedfordshire in which more than 100 aspiring game developers converged to create 10 playable games for iOS using Epic’s Unreal Development Kit (UDK), the free edition of the award-winning Unreal Engine 3 (UE3).
Epic Games, Inc. today announced it has been selected as a winner for the 2011 NCTA 21 Awards in the category of Top Industry Driven Technology Company of the Year.
As “Gears of War 3” Horde Mode devotees around the world celebrate today’s launch of the “Horde Command Pack,” Epic Games and Microsoft are giving thanks to the entire fan base with the announcement of the “Versus Booster Map Pack,” available for free on Xbox LIVE Marketplace on Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 24.
Epic Games, Inc., creators of the billion-dollar “Gears of War” franchise and the award-winning Unreal Engine 3, announce Make Something Unreal Live, an independent game development competition co-sponsored by Train2Game, the UK’s premier game development distance learning resource.
Nexon Mobile Corp., the innovative mobile game development arm of Nexon Co. Ltd., will launch “Combat Arms: Zombies” for the iOS platform in November after an unveiling at G-Star 2011, the biggest game expo in South Korea.
Today, Microsoft and Epic Games announced “RAAM’s Shadow,” the new campaign experience for the award-winning blockbuster, “Gears of War 3.”
Grounding Inc. announces the studio has licensed Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3 for its upcoming game, “Project Draco” (tentative title).
Leading Korean game developer and publisher NEOWIZ GAMES today announced “BLESS” (working title), the company’s first Unreal Engine 3-powered title in Epic Games Korea’s largest licensing deal to date.
‘Infinity Blade FX’ arcade game to debut at this week’s 2011 Gaming and Electronics Expo (GEEX) in Salt Lake City, UT and become available nationwide at Dave & Buster’s restaurant/entertainment complexes starting October 28.
To create a spectacular conclusion for the “Gears of War” trilogy, Epic Games extended its creative pipeline with a range of middleware and creative tools from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK).
Epic Games Chief Executive Officer, Founder and Technical Director Tim Sweeney today presented the company’s award-winning Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) technology running fully inside an Adobe® Flash®-based environment during a keynote at Adobe MAX 2011, Adobe’s annual conference for developers, designers and business leaders.
Epic Games, Inc. and its award-winning Salt Lake City-based development studio, ChAIR Entertainment, today announced “Infinity Blade 2” will be released exclusively on iOS on December 1, 2011.
Brace for impact! With more than three million copies sold in its first week, “Gears of War 3” is the biggest game of the year, and today Microsoft and Epic Games announced the acclaimed title is about to get even bigger with the Horde Command Pack game add-on, launching Nov. 1.
The most anticipated video game of the year arrived last week with the worldwide launch of “Gears of War 3.
At the stroke of midnight last night, the blockbuster holiday season officially ignited with a bang, as “Gears of War 3” hit store shelves with more than 20,000 retailers worldwide marking the occasion with midnight madness events.
Sumthing Else Music Works, Inc., through its licensing relationship with Epic Games, Inc. proudly presents Gears of War® 3 The Soundtrack.
Minority announces it is using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3 (UE3) to develop “Papo & Yo,” the indie 3D puzzle-platforming adventure that won over critics with more than two dozen award nominations and wins at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).
The end is near. More than seven years ago, Epic Games and Microsoft introduced Marcus Fenix and his band of brothers in “Gears of War” for Xbox 360. On Sept. 20, 2011, their journey will come to a legendary conclusion with the launch of “Gears of War 3,” as Delta makes their final push to save the planet and all humanity… or die trying.
The launch of “Gears of War 3” on Sept. 20 is still a few weeks away, but Microsoft and Epic Games are already announcing that there’s more to come by the way of multiple game add-ons for the year’s biggest blockbuster.
With less than a month until the most anticipated juggernaut of 2011 storms retail stores, Epic Games and Microsoft Studios today unleashed the first look at the complete lineup of “Gears of War 3” multiplayer maps, including the reveal of Gridlock, the revamped fan-favorite battleground returning from “Gears of War” and “Gears of War 2.”
Coming off a record breaking competition in Anaheim, CA, top pro players, aspiring amateurs, and thousands of video game fans will descend upon Raleigh, N.C., this weekend as the 2011 Major League Gaming (MLG) Pro Circuit returns to the Tar Heel state
Ice-T and Body Count Lay Down a Soundtrack for Destruction in the New “Gears of War 3” Horde Trailer
Just when you thought “Gears of War 3’s” Horde mode couldn’t get any more intense, Microsoft and Epic Games today released an explosive new gameplay trailer for the upcoming blockbuster, featuring an exclusive new track from Body Count, entitled “The Gears of War.”
Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3 has won its fourth consecutive Develop Industry Excellence Award. Epic has held the award in the engine category since its inception, having also won in 2008 in the Best Tools category.
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today a new range of licensed Gears of War 3 audio products for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft(R), expected to ship alongside the launch of the game in time for the holiday 2011 season. The new product range will be previewed at the Comic-Con International 2011 exhibition and is available for pre-order today.
Dr. Michael Capps, president of Epic Games, developers of the mega-hit Unreal and Gears of War game franchises, will give a keynote address at the 2011 Game Developers Conference™ Europe (GDC Europe).
Microsoft and Epic Games today announce that “Gears of War 3” will be launching in Germany when the game is released worldwide on September 20, 2011. With more than one million pre-orders already locked, “Gears of War 3” has already taken the crown as the fastest pre-ordered Xbox 360-exclusive title to reach this milestone, confirming its place as one of the most anticipated blockbuster games of the year!
Epic Games announces its conference schedule for Epic Developer Day, to be held on July 13, and Unreal University, to be held on July 14, at De Vere West One in London.
Partnering with Epic Games, one of the premier video game developers in the world, Calibur11 today announced an exclusive Gears of War 3 Vault.
Epic Games President Dr. Michael Capps issued the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s decision rendered in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association/Entertainment Software Association:
DeNA Co., Ltd. has announced today that the company is expanding the Mobage social gaming platform’s catalog of hit titles, with the social game version of Infinity Blade, offered in collaboration with Epic Games, Inc. and its award-winning studio, ChAIR Entertainment.
The pack will also be available soon on PlayStation® Network. The Blood Symphony Pack introduces an all new Ultimate Echoes mode; a unique skill based challenge that builds upon the game’s original Echo Mode and requires players to complete specific goals in order to rack up even higher bonus points for more insanity.
Epic Games, Inc. and its award-winning Salt Lake City-based development studio, ChAIR Entertainment, announce that earnings from ChAIR’s Infinity Blade have eclipsed $10 million in the first six months of release and created significant licensing interest in the underlying Unreal Engine 3 technology from developers worldwide.
Epic Games, Inc. announces that multiple Kinect Fun Labs Gadgets coming to Kinect for Xbox 360 are being developed with the award-winning Unreal Engine 3.