Muhammad Zakir Khan wanted to check out the beta for the MOBA-inspired Paragon from Epic Games, but when he tried to register an account, he was blocked because his name was apparently on the US government’s “Specially Designated Nationals list.” It’s been fixed, but the hell happened?
Forget in-house tech! Square Enix is having Final Fantasy VII Remake made with the Unreal Engine 4. So, there you go. Unreal Engine 4. Square Enix. FFVII.
Today, a company called Epic Games announced a video game called Paragon, and it might take some serious investigative reporting to figure out what it actually is. Let’s see if we’re up to the task.
As a series, Gears of War likely has the best weapons in any shooter, period. Many of these weapons are surprisingly creative—a chainsaw on an assault rifle?!—and nearly all of them feel great to use.
Epic Games are sending out emails letting people know that most of their forums have been taken offline after they were “compromised by a hacker”.
Unreal Engine 4 is now free for anyone to tinker with, so at the Game Developers Conference today, Epic Games debuted an impressive real-time demo to show it off. Hold onto your kites...
Despite putting the game out in the open way back in 2011, Epic has remained relatively quiet about its cartoonish shooter Fortnite ever since. Now it's finally starting to put the game back in the spotlight by releasing promising footage like this new gameplay trailer.
"[Virtual Reality] is a technology that I think will completely change the world. I think it's going to be a bigger phenomenon than smartphones." Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney to Polygon, in an interview about the future of VR, the Unreal Engine, and game development in general. Read it in its entirety here.
Cliff Bleszinski, the creator of Gears of War, has some things to say about the sale of the series to Microsoft. No, he's not coming back to work on it. Will it ever go to PlayStation, though? "Safe to say that's not likely to happen."
With the sale this morning of its iconic Gears of War franchise, Epic Games felt compelled to say it still is in the business of making video games, not just the technology that drives them.
It looks like Gears of War isn't going to the PlayStation any time soon. Microsoft said this morning it had bought the series from Epic Games, assuring that the only console Gears will call home will continue to be Xbox.
The Tegra K1 is Nvidia's newest super chip. The mobile processor packs a whopping 192 CUDA cores—a Nvidia first. Here you can see it in action with Epic's Unreal Engine 4.
47 Ronin is the kind of film that motion picture executives are sure is going to resonate with the gaming crowd, which is why you'll find ads for it everywhere from VGX world premiere game announcements to the new 47 Ronin Clash Mob event in Infinity Blade III.
Sean Palomino, a video game developer, was moving from Texas to North Carolina in September when he suffered the most bizarre of setbacks: the moving van carrying his stuff caught fire, destroying everything he and his family owned.
Ollie Barder, a senior game designer at People Can Fly, really likes mecha. Like, really, really, really likes them. Don't believe me? Check out his desk.
Next gen hacker SuperDaeE, who breached Sony, Microsoft, Epic, Valve, Blizzard and other gaming companies, just released a 1.7TB treasure trove FTP download. The files, however, are apparently encrypted. Previously, SuperDaE vowed he would release said files, which are believed to contain sensitive information about…
The hacker who leaked information about the next-gen Xbox and PlayStation to Kotaku before either console was officially announced and who was subsequently raided by the police is now vowing to disseminate 2 Terabytes of gaming code and information, should he be arrested.
New competitive environments will be coming to Epic Games’ latest Gears game when the Call to Arms map pack drops on April 23rd, It’ll include three new areas—Terminal, Blood Drive and Boneyard—and a new multiplayer mode called Master at Arms.