Epic Games News


Paragon gets dynamic duo Iggy & Scorch on April 21

By Daniel Perez, Apr 14, 2016 7:00am PDT

We smell a buddy film in the works!


Paragon system requirements revealed

By Daniel Perez, Mar 18, 2016 1:19pm PDT

Paragon's Early Access launched today, so here's what kind of machine you'll need to run in order to participate.


"great card. but its time is over now. but I was still using it and was playing most games fine ..."

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Paragon preview: A new perspective on MOBAs

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 14, 2016 9:00am PDT

Epic Games' approach to MOBAs should look familiar to anyone that's experienced the format, but should also welcome in those that are aiming for a more shooter-like presentation. Shacknews goes hands-on.


"Card System is really weird... I don't know why they ask you to build a deck. Where's the ..."

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Paragon Early Access release date, pricing, and beta details revealed

By Daniel Perez, Mar 03, 2016 7:55am PST

Epic Games will soon be unleashing Paragon. Find out how you can gain access here!


Paragon gameplay trailer rushes the core

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 18, 2016 5:23pm PST

The latest trailer for Paragon shows off some more gameplay to demonstrate how Epic's take on the MOBA genre won't be a standard one.


"Holy shit that looks awesome, I want to buy and play the hell out of this! UE4 looks incredible, ..."

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Epic Games announces Unreal Editor 4 for VR

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 04, 2016 11:17am PST

Epic doesn't just want players to play games in VR, opening up Unreal Editor 4 for level designers in virtual reality.


"groan. what about grid snapping? how about when creating world geomotry ughhh, give me a ..."

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Paragon debuts at PlayStation Experience 2015; open beta coming in summer 2016

By Daniel Perez, Dec 05, 2015 11:50am PST

Epic Games has shown off its own MOBA at this weekend's PSX. A beta is promised for next summer.


"OMG!!!!!!! ^^^^^^ That looks INSANE!!! dude that is in game!? Holy Shit! And its third person I ..."

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Shadow Complex Remastered for PC rated by PEGI

By Daniel Perez, Dec 02, 2015 6:42am PST

According to the listing, we might be getting Shadow Complex Remastered as early as today.


"The end was a little anti-climatic imho but otherwise it was probably one of the best metroid ..."

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Paragon Is Epic Games' Latest Endeavor

By Brittany Vincent, Nov 03, 2015 10:47am PST

Personally, I'm more of a renegade, but I'm flexible. 


"Huh crazy, how many of these types of FPS are there going to be? Well I guess I will keep an ..."

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Unreal Tournament Gets Updated with CTF Maps and More This Weekend

By Steven Wong, Sep 18, 2015 2:15pm PDT

The new Unreal Tournament got a big update for the weekend, which adds three new CTF maps, which includes a remake of Facing Worlds.


"I downloaded it, played a few rounds. It's pretty great, but just not a lot of people playing."

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Epic Games releases Unreal Engine 4 'Infiltrator' demo for game devs

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2015 11:08am PDT

Infiltrator was an impressive display of what Unreal Engine 4 was capable of creating. Now Epic Games has made this demo free to download for anyone working with the game engine.


Gears of War Ultimate Edition Will Unlock Entire Gears of War Collection for Free

By Steven Wong, Aug 03, 2015 6:55am PDT

Microsoft just announced that fans who purchase Gears of War: Ultimate Edition and play it on Xbox Live this year will unlock the entire Gears of War Collection through backward compatibility. 


"Pretty sure it will just be the base games, as they are essentially unlocking the 360 versions ..."

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Fortnite WWDC trailer staves off the Storm

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 25, 2015 3:15pm PDT

Those that missed the brief look at Fortnite from Apple's WWDC conference can now view the whole thing in its entirety.


E3 2015: Gears of War Ultimate Edition announced for Xbox One for August release

By Daniel Perez, Jun 15, 2015 10:58am PDT

Microsoft has announced Gears of War is headed to the Xbox One.


Fortnite: hands-on with Epic's base-building defense game

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 08, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Epic Games is making some big advancements with the hybrid base-building and base defense game known as Fortnite. Shacknews recently had the opportunity to go hands-on with the game in its current state and watch as all of our poor structures came tumbling down.


"Is it even possible to get a Mac with a high-end GPU? I'd assume they're targeting MBPs and the ..."

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