Epic Games News


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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Gears of Wars team re-brand themselves to The Coalition

By Tad Huempfner, Jun 03, 2015 3:15pm PDT

Black Tusk Studios is no more, but will continue working on the Gears of War franchise as The Coalition.


Gears of War Xbox One remaster gameplay videos leak

By Daniel Perez, May 14, 2015 6:25am PDT

New evidence supporting the existence of an Xbox One remaster of Gears of War has been leaked in the form of several gameplay videos.


"The bricking of the box seems kind of harsh, but I'm sure they agreed to whatever when they said ..."

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Fortnite second alpha begins today

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 24, 2015 10:00am PDT

Epic Games has kicked off the second alpha for Fortnite and is bracing to reveal the game's current state in a Twitch stream later today.


Fortnite video talks monster art direction

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 11, 2014 2:00pm PST

Fortnite is in its alpha and Epic Games is going into some of what makes their game unique with a new video.


"I think there's only been one video in the past year. Pretty rough, considering that it was ..."

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Fortnite's first alpha begins today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 02, 2014 6:00am PST

Epic Games is ready to kick off the first alpha for the PC-exclusive Fortnite.


Epic Zen Garden brings peace and tranquility to iOS 8 devices

By Daniel Perez, Sep 17, 2014 2:20pm PDT

Epic Games' Epic Zen Garden shows off just what iOS 8 and mobile devices can do with the power of Unreal Engine 4.


Interview: Epic Games Reveals New Fortnite Gameplay

By John Gaudiosi, Jul 08, 2014 7:15am PDT

What began as a Game Jam idea has continued to evolve into a much larger project that has taken different design directions along the way. Darren Sugg, lead designer on Fortnite at Epic Games, discusses what’s new with the strategy/action game in this exclusive interview.


"Good interview. At first I thought Fortnite was just a little side project of Epic's, but the ..."

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Unreal Tournament 3 PC online play lives on, thanks to Epic

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 02, 2014 2:15pm PDT

Now that Gamespy's services have become a thing of the past, a number of PC games are no longer playable online. However, Epic is not content with this idea and is fully planning to keep Unreal Tournament 3's online play alive, thanks to a new patch that allows users to play...


"It's nice to see some game companies showing actual support for the fanbase. Not to mention ..."

- yukichigai see all 4 comments

Apple shows off dev-friendly back-end with EA and Epic games

By Steve Watts, Jun 02, 2014 12:00pm PDT

During Apple's WWDC 14 conference today, it introduced a developer back-end called Metal, and showed it off with EA and Epic projects.


"The next few years are going to very interesting on the GPGPU front. It seems everyone is trying ..."

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Unreal Tournament returns as ambitious, fan-driven free first-person shooter

By Robert Workman, May 08, 2014 11:35am PDT

Unreal Tournament is coming back in a big way, as a free-to-play shooter with a secondary mod market.


"I hope the base game rocks and the mods are Rocket Arena quality."

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