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…

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…

Epic Games Creates Impossible Studios From the Remnants of Big Huge Games

Epic Games, the developer behind the Gears of War franchise and the Unreal Engine today announced the official opening of Impossible Studios. The studio is located in Hunt Valley, Maryland, and Epic has named Sean Dunn as studio director. Dunn…

Chinese Telco Invests in Epic Games

Tencent Holdings Limited, a Chinese internet, mobile, and telecommunications provider, announced today that it has acquired a minority stake in Epic Games, Inc. Epic is the development studio behind the Unreal Engine and video game titles such as the Gears…

Unreal Engine 4 Detailed by Epic Artist

The big developers and console makers of E3 have exhausted their supply of surprises for the year, so the gaming community is now left to sort through the endless scraps of indie titles and small publishers for creative surprises. It…

Unreal Engine 4 Trailer Shown at E3

Though you might not be able to tell from the coverage of it, E3 is often more than just a show to debut games, gaming hardware, and accessories. It is also the place where companies market game development tools to…

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…