The Sinking of the Titanic, Rendered in Unreal Engine 4

Titanic: Honor & Glory is project dedicated to recreating the RMS Titanic's ill-fated maiden voyage using Unreal Engine 4, and they made a video showing the famous grand staircase of the ship disappearing. » 3/13/15 9:00am 3/13/15 9:00am

Unreal Engine 4 Is Awfully Good At Rendering Kites, Emotions

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... » 3/04/15 1:41pm 3/04/15 1:41pm

Maybe It's Not That Easy To Make A Flappy Bird Clone

Epic Games just released a new tech demo of sorts for Unreal Engine 4. There's something different about this compared to the usual visual splendor of most of Epic's Unreal showcases, however. Something much more...flappy. » 5/22/14 2:30pm 5/22/14 2:30pm

Find Out The Future Of Unreal Tournament Live, Right Here

Are we (finally) getting a new Unreal Tournament game? We'll find out at 2pm Eastern, when the folks at Epic Games promise they'll be talking about "the future of Unreal Tournament." » 5/08/14 1:30pm 5/08/14 1:30pm

The Latest Unreal Engine Gives Us The Prettiest Lighting Effects

Hopefully we'll get to see something similarly pretty in our lifetimes—well, that's not the main problem. Something similarly pretty but in-game, and with an acceptable framerate. Yeah, that's it. » 3/24/14 5:20am 3/24/14 5:20am

Epic Says They're Still Making Video Games

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. » 1/27/14 9:40am 1/27/14 9:40am

Obamacare, Facebook or Unreal Engine: Guess Which Uses More Code

Computer code. It powers damn near everything in our lives at this point. But we really only ever think about it when it breaks. So, let's think about how many lines of code make CryEngine 2, World of Warcraft and the Curiosity Mars Rover. » 10/28/13 11:30pm 10/28/13 11:30pm

This Might Be The Closest We're Getting To A Final Fantasy VII Remake

Rendered with the Unreal Development Kit, digital artist Laggyzaki's remake of one of the most memorable locations in Final Fantasy VII—the Sector 5 church in Midgar—should make everyone nostalgic and wonder how the rest of the game would look in high definition. » 6/19/13 9:00am 6/19/13 9:00am

Hacker SuperDaE Releases 1.7TB Trove of Gaming Info [Update]

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… » 6/10/13 11:00am 6/10/13 11:00am

Have a look at the latest entry in the Guilty Gear fighting series. Titled Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign-, the game runs on the Unreal Engine and is being directed by Guilty Gear maven Daisuke Ishiwatari. It's currently listed as "in development". » 5/20/13 4:00am 5/20/13 4:00am

Here's a neat new trick. You can run the Unreal Engine 3 real-time tech demo Epic Citadel in a web browser. Get a "Nightly" version of Firefox. Then go here. This HTML5 FAQ explains more. How high can you get the framerate? » 5/02/13 9:30pm 5/02/13 9:30pm

The Wii U Won't Be Getting Unreal Engine 4 [Update]

This week at the Game Developers Conference, Epic Games took their usual opportunity to show off the latest developments in their whiz-bang Unreal graphics technology. In addition to the shooty/demonic demos in futuristic/fantasy settings, one of the most touted features of the engine was that it can scale from… » 3/29/13 2:00pm 3/29/13 2:00pm

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

Meet the Next Generation of Graphics: Unreal Engine 4

Epic tonight gave the world its first look at Unreal Engine 4, the skeleton that - if this generation of hardware is anything to go by - a lot of your next-gen games are going to be built around. » 6/08/12 8:30am 6/08/12 8:30am

Game Developer Recreates the Solar System While Looking for Work

Chris Albeluhn's out of work, like all too many Americans. But instead of wasting time on Facebook or sleeping until 3 p.m. like I used to do when between jobs, Albeluhn made an interactive 3D map of the universe using the popular Unreal Engine. The out-of-work developer started raising funds on IndieGoGo and… » 4/23/12 2:30pm 4/23/12 2:30pm

The FBI Is Making Virtual Crime Scenes With The Tech Behind Gears of War

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is using the Unreal Engine to create simulations and other training programs, BBC News reports today. » 3/28/12 6:45pm 3/28/12 6:45pm

Take on Deathstroke in This Surprise Batman: Arkham City Game

It looks like the iPhone is getting its own version of Batman: Arkham City and in it you'll get a chance to beat the other eye out of Slade "Deathstroke" Wilson. » 12/07/11 2:20pm 12/07/11 2:20pm