All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Unreal Engine 3’

New Army Training Simulations Licensed To Use Unreal Engine

Using video game-like simulations to train fighting forces is not a new concept by any means; however, what is normally discussed in science fiction lore is also a very real capability used by the United States military. In this case, we are focusing on the United States Army, but such training is certainly not restricted to that particular branch of …

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Firefox 22 Adds WebRTC, 3D Gaming Standards

The past few releases of Firefox have been pretty solid as far as new features go, but its latest release is an even bigger step forward. Firefox 22 launches today, and with it comes WebRTC support alongside new tools that will make HTML5 games an even more viable alternative to Flash and Unity-based Web games. It also features a number …

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Mozilla and Epic Games Bring Unreal Engine 3 To The Web

For the longest time, HTML5 was far behind Flash in terms of game development as it didn’t offer a native experience. Mozilla and others have been bridging that gap over the last year, however, and the non-profit’s latest move inspires more hope that HTML5 can deliver native gaming experiences sooner rather than later. Mozilla and Epic Games announced at GDC …

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Epic Citadel Shows What Android Can Do With Unreal Engine 3

Very few Android games could be classified as technical marvels. You could argue the same for iOS, but the platform has at least received a number of technically impressive titles running on Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3, including Epic Citadel. Now that very same title has made the jump to Android. Epic Games announced that Epic Citadel, its Unreal Engine …

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Court Orders Silicon Knights to Destroy Copies of Too Human, X-Men: Destiny

A U.S. District Court has ordered Silicon Knights to stop using Epic Games‘ Unreal Engine and destroy all of its works containing licensed Epic Games technology, including unsold copies of Too Human, X-Men: Destiny, and other unreleased titles. The destruction will have to happen no later than December 10, 2012. The court also increased the amount of money awarded to …

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Epic, Square Enix Sign Long-Term Unreal Engine Deal

Epic Games and Square Enix today announced an agreement that will allow Square Enix to develop “multiple games” using Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 and Unreal Engine 4 technology. “Epic has a strong relationship with Square Enix, and it’s an honor to provide their creative and technical talent with the best game technology available for licensing,” said Taka Kawasaki, territory manager …

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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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Unemployed Game Developer Makes Awesome Solar System

Christopher Albeluhn found himself unemployed after 7 years as a game developer. Realizing he needed to update his portfolio, he started to work on building a planet Earth in a Unreal Engine 3 as a simple test for a shader idea. The idea quickly got out of hand and he decided to build the entire solar system. Including all 8 …

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GDC 2012: Epic Games Shows Off New Unreal Engine 3

Epic Games, maker of the massively popular game development tool Unreal Engine 3, showed off a demo reel at GDC that features the changes being made to one of the industry’s most popular engines. First up, the video announces some interesting things in terms of platform support. It says that Unreal Engine 3 now supports Wii U, PlayStation Vita, Android …

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