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Wii U To Get Over 50 Unity Titles, Engine Support Might Come To 3DS

Over the last few years, Unity has become one of the most prominent game engines in the industry thanks to its low cost and universal compatibility. Nintendo even gives away the engine to authorized Wii U developers to help get them started on creating indie content for the system. The handout apparently worked as Nintendo claims to have a lot …

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Unreal Engine 4 Features Demoed At GDC 2014

During the last generation, many games were built using Unreal Engine 3. For the current generation, Epic Games hopes developers will switch over to its new middleware – Unreal Engine 4. We’ve already seen the engine in action a few times in the past using Epic’s own real time demos, but it became available to all at GDC. To sell …

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Ubisoft’s New Snowdrop Engine Previewed

Last summer’s E3 was filled with great-looking next-generation console games and plenty of promises surrounding huge leaps in both graphics and gameplay. Whether these games will live up to their promise remains to be seen, but for the gaming industry E3 2013 was a badly needed injection of excitement and possibility. Perhaps no other game demonstrated the ambition of developers …

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VGX 2013: Tom Clancy’s The Division Will Be Very Pretty Thanks To Snowdrop

At E3 2013, Ubisoft surprised all of us with a new game called Tom Clancy’s The Division. At the time, all we learned was that it was a multiplayer-focused class-based shooter set in a United States that’s been ravaged by a disease. There’s not been a lot said about it since, but it finally got a new trailer Saturday night …

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Here’s What You Can Expect Out Of Unreal Engine 4 On Next Gen Systems

With the launch of the PS4 and Xbox One behind us, we can now focus on the upcoming games for both systems. While most of the launch games used tools from last generation game development, we’re probably going to see more and more games use the all new Unreal Engine 4 going forward. So, what can you expect from the …

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Battlefield 4 Engine Preview Trailer Released

Back during E3, Activision and Infinity Ward were showing off Call of Duty: Ghosts‘ graphics, touting motion-captured dogs and a few new graphical techniques. It was EA and DICE, however, that stole the show with Battlefield 4’s obviously next-gen graphics. A sinking aircraft carrier has never looked so good. Of course, Battlefield 4 isn’t likely to look like that on …

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Unity Game Engine to End Flash Support

It appears that Apple has been right all along that Flash is not the future of the web. Unity this week announced that it will be phasing out support for Adobe Flash development. Unity is a multi-platform game engine that is capable of producing games for consoles, PCs, touch devices, and the web. In particular, the engine has been used …

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WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year

Last year, Mozilla released an impressive tech demo called BananaBread that showed how HTML5 and WebGL can handle 3D rendering in a game. It was very basic, but it showed a lot of promise, especially in Web-based texture compression. Now one developer has released a new tech demo that blows prior experiments in WebGL 3D rendering out of the water. …

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CD Projekt RED Announces “Next-Gen Ready” Game Engine

CD Projekt RED, the game studio behind The Witcher series and GOG, today announced its latest game engine, the REDengine 3. The developer claims the engine was created for “RPGs set in vast open-worlds with improved tools for spanning truly nonlinear stories that are based on real player choices and consequences.” That description sounds almost exactly like The Witcher 2, …

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Epic Games Launches New Studio For Unreal Engine 4

Epic Games today announced that it has created a new Seattle development studio that will focus on its Unreal Engine 4. The company has begun hiring developers to fill the studio, including programmers and support staff. “The proximity to key partners, the density of world-class talent and all the factors that make Seattle an attractive place to live convinced us …

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Unreal Engine 3 Demoed on a Windows 8 Tablet

If you’ve been following the news leading up to the IFA conference this week in Berlin, you might think the trade show was meant as a venue for Sony and Samsung product announcements. As much as Windows 8 has been bashed as a desktop operating system, it’s widely acknowledged that the platform is an excellent interface for tablet devices. And …

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