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Gears of War: Judgment pre-orders begin with 'Hammerburst' bonus

By Steve Watts, Nov 07, 2012 8:15am PST

Gears of War: Judgment pre-orders began in earnest today, offering a "Classic Hammerburst" weapon for multiplayer along with retailer-specific multiplayer skins.

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Cliff Bleszinski leaves Epic Games

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 03, 2012 2:41pm PDT

Gaming icon Cliff Bleszinski is leaving Epic Games, the company has just announced. The outspoken developer is best known for his work on Jazz Jackrabbit, Unreal, and Gears of War.

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"Exactly, probably wants to take some time just going out and blowing some of that cash just to ..."

- tobalaz see all 66 comments

Morning Caffeinated! -- An Epic Planetary Wasteland 2 Edition

By John Keefer, Sep 07, 2012 7:50am PDT

It's Friday, Shackers, and a slow one at that. So it's time for another edition of the Friday Feeding**, where I open the floor for any topic you...

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"See, I've been staying away from grindy/lootfest games because BL2 is coming out. I want to have ..."

- gaplant see all 17 comments

Epic launches Seattle studio to push Unreal Engine 4 development

By John Keefer, Sep 06, 2012 11:30am PDT

Epic Games has announced the formation of an as-of-yet unnamed Seattle studio that will focus further developing Unreal Engine 4 technology, and they are hiring.

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"Given the recent layoffs in that area, I'm sure they won't have any problems filling those jobs."

- Wikus Van De Merwe see all 14 comments

Windows RT to support Unreal Engine 3

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 29, 2012 11:00am PDT

Unreal Engine 3 continues to expand its reach to new devices. Epic Games has announced that the ubiquitous multiplatform engine will be available on Windows RT when it launches later this year.

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"I don't think this is true, you can deal with native code (c/c++) without having to deal with ..."

- hanged_man see all 14 comments

Gears of War: Judgment to feature free-for-all multiplayer

By Steve Watts, Aug 27, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Gears of War: Judgment will add a "Free-for-All" multiplayer mode, marking the first time the series has had multiplayer that isn't team-based.

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"wow. Capitalized Eat Shit & Die, no less. This man means business"

- UberKalden see all 4 comments

'Vote: The Game' coming from Infinity Blade dev

By Steve Watts, Aug 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Epic and Chair have announced Vote: The Game, a free iOS app that has you pick a candidate and "debate" the other one. With your fists.

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"I like that they are contributing to Rock the Vote! Any word on an Android version?"

- jeffcox111 see all 3 comments

Epic buys Gears of War: Judgment developer People Can Fly

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2012 9:15am PDT

Epic Games has bought People Can Fly, the developer of Gears of War: Judgment.

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"So what you are saying is that Epic will ultimately fail because they don't make strategy games."

- Endymion_ see all 14 comments

Epic production director joins Irrational as VP

By John Keefer, Aug 10, 2012 8:15am PDT

The shuffling of staff continues at Irrational Games, as former Epic Game production director Rod Fergusson joins the Boston developer.

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"Wasn't Fergusson phasing away from Gears lead at Epic months ago? There's been a lot of changes ..."

- the archvile see all 2 comments

Impossible Studios rises from ashes of Big Huge Games

By John Keefer, Aug 09, 2012 7:30am PDT

Epic Games has announced Impossible Studios, composed of the core group of developers at Big Huge Games that were displaced by the implosion of 38 Studios.

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"YES! Rise of nations was my fav RTS i think because there were so many realtime variables to ..."

- hyperwired see all 14 comments

The 'philosophical' improvements of Unreal Engine 4

By Steve Watts, Aug 01, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Epic's senior staff talks about the philosophical shift in creating Unreal Engine 4, and how it hopes that designers will get more direct control over the projects.

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"I sighed at Sweeney's "connectedness" remark. The current generation's idea of "connectedness" ..."

- the archvile see all 3 comments

Fortnite could have always-online requirement

By Steve Watts, Jul 19, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Fortnite may use an always-online system, which producer Tanya Jessen says would be meant to facilitate the co-op focus rather than stop piracy.

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"Now, that is the thing, online authentication, while a chore sometimes, but can be manageable, ..."

- dodopig see all 29 comments

Gears of War: Judgment coming March 19

By John Keefer, Jul 13, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Gears of War: Judgment will be coming out March 19 of next year.

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"Great, prequel to the original chest-high wall, so excited!! Zzzzz"

- Xulu see all 4 comments

Fortnite is the first Unreal Engine 4 game, exclusive to PC

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 12, 2012 11:30am PDT

Epic Games' Fortnite will be the company's first game to take advantage of Unreal Engine 4. And, it's exclusive to PC.

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"It's possible. My thinking is that they toned down the art assets because they wanted to avoid ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 82 comments

Infinity Blade is Epic's 'most profitable' series

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney says Infinity Blade is the company's "most profitable" game series, in terms of "man years versus revenue."

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"No one said they're becoming "hardcore games". The article says IB made them a lot of money, and ..."

- zehh see all 19 comments