Apparently, The Story Behind Epic's Dazzling 2011 Tech Demo Is A 'Doozy'

At the Game Developers Conference in 2011, Epic Games showed off a new demo of their widely-used Unreal graphics technology. The Unreal Engine drives a ton of popular games, from Gears of War and BioShock to Borderlands and Arkham City. The demo Epic showed was a violent, action-packed piece of work called… » 2/08/13 4:30pm 2/08/13 4:30pm

Unreal Engine 4 Will Make the Next Generation of Games Look Utterly…

If you've loved the look of a big-budget game in the recent years, there's a really good chance that it was built on Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3. Titles like Batman: Arkham City to Infinity Blade II all relied on the software suite to create astounding visuals. As good as current-generation Unreal 3 games look, the… » 5/17/12 11:00am 5/17/12 11:00am

Unreal's Next Engine Will Need a Console At Least Ten Times More…

The human eye can only perceive 72 frames per second. We've been seeing games at 60 frames per second for some time. And as graphics approach photorealism with current computing power, some suggest that the days of giant leaps in visual quality are past us, and we'll be seeing smaller refinements going forward. » 2/12/12 2:00pm 2/12/12 2:00pm

Courtroom Setback in Epic Fight 'Tis a Flesh Wound, Says Silicon Knights

Much has been made of a recent ruling adverse to Silicon Knights in its long-running lawsuit with Epic Games, the Gears of War maker whose Unreal Engine was to have been the guts of 2008 flop Too Human. Basically, a judge tossed out an expert witness for Silicon Knights; he was going to give his estimates of the… » 1/05/12 6:00am 1/05/12 6:00am