Epic Games News


Bulletstorm dev involved in Gears of War Judgment

By Steve Watts, Jun 01, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Bulletstorm developer People Can Fly is involved in the new Gears of War title, though the studio's exact level of involvement is still vague.


"Clearly People Can Fly has been given the enormous and time consuming task of creating weapon ..."

- Yumcheese see all 13 comments

New Gears of War game announced for Xbox 360

By Andrew Yoon, May 31, 2012 9:30am PDT

Although Gears of War 3 finished the adventures of Delta Squad, it appears Epic Games is not yet ready to leave the world of Sera. Hence, today's announcement: a new Gears of War game for Xbox 360.


"At the end of the day I didnt play Gears 3 as much as I did with the 2. Too similar, I think. I ..."

- excessus see all 6 comments

Epic Games wins 'on all counts' in Silicon Knights lawsuit

By Andrew Yoon, May 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT

The years-long lawsuit between Silicon Knights and Epic Games has come to an end, with the jury ruling in favor of Epic "on all counts."


"SK is an overrated and flawed developer. All of their games are excellent ideas executed horribly."

- asianwaste see all 35 comments

Silicon Knights lawsuit has $1 of damages at stake

By John Keefer, May 21, 2012 5:15pm PDT

Only $1 is at stake in the legal tussle between Silicon Knight and Epic Games that started trial last week.


"Hah. Seems like SK isn't really on the ball where this case is concerned."

- MOOMANiBE see all 10 comments

Infinity Blade 2 getting free 'Vault of Tears' update on Thursday

By Jeff Mattas, May 21, 2012 2:30pm PDT

A free content update called 'Vault of Tears' is hitting Chair Entertainment's iOS hit sequel, Infinity Blade 2 this Thursday.


Unreal Engine 4 and Epic's 'responsibility' to push next-gen consoles

By Alice O'Connor, May 21, 2012 6:45am PDT

While fans speculate about the hardware powering the next console generation, Epic has unveiled the wraps engine that'll power plenty of next-gen games. Unreal Engine 4 will bring new tech and tools to please players and developers alike.


"I believe me I have tried. I have sat there with a bare bones level with some terrain, some ..."

- Lucy Labia see all 60 comments

Infinity Blade 2 releases 'ClashMob' update

By Steve Watts, Apr 12, 2012 11:30am PDT

The free "ClashMob" update for Infinity Blade 2 has hit, bringing social features, new equipment, and gem crafting. The game is on sale for $4.99 on the App Store.


Bulletstorm 2 was planned, but cancelled

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 10, 2012 11:00am PDT

A sequel to the delightful Bulletstorm had once been in the works, Epic Games has revealed, but sadly it wasn't to be. The project was cancelled, and People Can Fly put to work on a new project. When life gives you dick-lemons, make dick-lemonade.


"And what ***** me off the most is I won't get to see that cyborg guy totally malfunctioning and ..."

- wobbles303 see all 116 comments

Gears of War Exile no longer in development, rumored to be Kinect game

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 09, 2012 11:15am PDT

Epic Games has revealed that Gears of War: Exile, a rumored Kinect extension of the franchise, is no longer in development.


"yeah props to MS for innovating. we'll see where this one goes."

- Grape Flavor see all 10 comments

Epic Games working on new PC-only title

By John Keefer, Apr 09, 2012 6:00am PDT

At a PAX East panel this weekend, Epic Games' Mike Capps and Cliffy B said they are working on a PC-exclusive game.


"I bet many people here would hail that as a good and necessary step."

- Kristian Joensen see all 74 comments

Developers share next-generation wish list

By Steve Watts, Apr 02, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Game developers talk about ideas they want to see implemented in the next generation, ranging from more power to lessons from mobile devices, free-to-play PCs, and easier patches and updates.


"Fair enough, but my PS1 and SNES are still working fine. Hell, my damn original Game Boy brick ..."

- MOOMANiBE see all 98 comments

Unreal Government Network supports government projects

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 27, 2012 11:00am PDT

Epic Games is partnering with Virtual Heroes to deliver the Unreal Government Network to support various projects being developed by government agencies.


Unreal Engine 4 to be much more advanced than Samaritan demo

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 12, 2012 12:30pm PDT

"If Samaritan looked like a piece of ****, that's what Unreal Engine 4 would look like," Rein told us.


"Maybe he just means you can only make brown looking games with it."

- dlr(2) see all 51 comments

Epic releases 'Epic Citadel' Unreal Engine demo in Flash

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 09, 2012 4:15pm PST

You can now have a go on Epic's Flash-based browser version of Unreal Engine 3, as its Epic Citadel is now up and running in Flash for everyone to try. Despite the added overheads, the Flash UE3 only suffers around a 30% performance hit.


"uh it still runs like a regular game (need updated drivers & powerful hardware)"

- kn00tcn see all 23 comments

Gears of War 3 'Forces of Nature' DLC detailed

By Steve Watts, Feb 17, 2012 7:30am PST

Epic Games detailed the final map pack for Gears of War 3. Titled "Forces of Nature," it themes each stage after natural disasters or harsh weather patterns.