Here's a look at the history of the Unreal Engine, put together by Kotaku video editor Chris Person.

Unreal, isn't it? It's spectacular to see how Epic's powerful gaming engine has evolved over the years—and how our standards have evolved with it. Just a decade ago, we thought those goofy faces at the beginning of the video were just about as good as graphics could get. Today, things are different. We demand much more from our goofy faces. Like realistic cheekbones.

We'll see more on the fourth incarnation of Unreal Engine, which Epic showed off earlier today, this June.