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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 ..."

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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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How Fortnite's pieces fit together

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2014 8:15am PDT

Epic Games has detailed how the Home Base, Fort, and mission structure will work together in Fortnite.


Fortnite creators explain story and F2P model

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2014 2:00pm PDT

In a new video, the creative team behind Fortnite explains the story, how that interacts with the gameplay of going out and closing monster-rifts, and why they chose to use a free-to-play model.


"The whole third person thing really damaged my intent to buy the game. Now that its F2P, its ..."

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Fortnite finally reveals gameplay footage

By Steve Watts, Apr 08, 2014 9:45am PDT

A trailer to promote Game Informer's latest issue shows off the first gameplay footage of Fortnite in action.


"I think it was their way of saying "this isn't Gears of War (but hey, pssst, we're the Gears of ..."

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Epic building games to be played 'for hundreds or thousands of hours'

By Steve Watts, Mar 27, 2014 10:00am PDT

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says that studio is still actively working on at least two game projects, with Fortnite demanding 90 members of their staff.


"At $1500 I still find Unity's fee much cheaper than what Epic is offering. "

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Unreal Engine aiming to be 'next level' Minecraft

By Steve Watts, Mar 25, 2014 8:30am PDT

Unreal Engine general manager Ray Davis says the team has been inspired by Minecraft, and wants to make its building tools as fun and easy to use as the popular game.


"Yeah; I sighed at the title at first, thinking it was a reference to Fortnite, but making level ..."

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Unreal Engine 4's latest tools demoed in new video

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 21, 2014 1:00pm PDT

In a new video released by Epic, Zak Parrish walks through some of the new features of the Unreal Engine's latest iteration.