Epic ‘placing its bets’ on releasing games for free as work begins on the next Unreal Tournament

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Releasing games for free is more attractive than the old “build, ship and pray model”, Unreal Tournament’s project lead Steve Polge has told us. Epic began ‘open’ development on the next Unreal Tournament game last week, inviting fans and UE4 developers to actively participate in the creation of the new competitive shooter. When complete, the… Continue reading

Three new Epic games incoming as Unreal Engine 4 looks to define a new generation

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Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney has countered the suggestion that Epic is moving away from game development by confirming the existence of three new games in the works at the developer. A high-end next generation title will look to showcase Unreal Engine 4’s power and fidelity alongside a mobile game and the previously-announced ‘co-op sandbox… Continue reading

All eyes on Epic: Unreal-powered games, major VR support and more incoming, says Mike Gamble

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Mike Gamble knows things. As Epic Games’ EU territory manager he’s privy to a plethora of yet-to-be revealed PS4, Xbox One and PC games powered by his company’s popular Unreal Engine, and has seen and worked with major new titles slated for release as far forward as spring 2015. Epic counts Microsoft, Irrational, Ninja Theory,… Continue reading

Get Into Games: Epic opens its first ever Games Centre at Staffordshire University

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Epic Games’ European boss Mike Gamble opened the new Epic Games Centre at Staffordshire University last week, a partnership which will see students work exclusively with Epic’s UDK and also allow the studio host developer days at the institution. Staffordshire University already offers several videogame-related courses, and with the new Epic Games Centre it hopes… Continue reading