Unreal Engine 3 News


Mark Rein Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Nov 28, 2007 8:41pm PST

The Unreal Man: Mark Rein Speaks is a Gamasutra interview with the Epic Games VP about Unreal Engine 3, PlayStation 3, Japanese developers working...


BlackSite: Area 51 Was 'So Fucked Up' Says Director

By Chris Faylor, Nov 28, 2007 12:39pm PST

Speaking on the development of Midway Austin's recently-released FPS BlackSite: Area 51 (PC, PS3, X360), creative director and industry veteran...


"the part of Halo PC that Bungie made wasn't bad. The part of Halo PC that Gearbox made was a ..."

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Epic's Motion to Dismiss SK Lawsuit Denied

By Chris Faylor, Nov 01, 2007 9:11am PDT

The motion filed by Epic Games in attempt to dismiss Silicon Knight's lawsuit against the company has been denied, reports GameDaily BIZ. Barring...


"Whatever engine SK developed is just a modified version of UE3. Now they're just looking for the ..."

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THQ Delays Three Titles, Lowers Fiscal Forecast

By Carlos Bergfeld, Oct 22, 2007 5:48pm PDT

Topping off a day of delays, THQ announced it will be pushing three of its fourth quarter fiscal year 2008 titles into fiscal year 2009, which...


"All their games coming suck, im glad so much other stuff is available"

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Silicon Knights, Epic Continue Legal Sparring

By Chris Faylor, Sep 14, 2007 1:07pm PDT

Silicon Knights has responded to Epic Games' rebuttal and motion to dismiss the Canadian developer's lawsuit regarding its grievances with the...


"Not to mention, unlike SK, Irrational already had Unreal engine experience with SWAT 4 (was ..."

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Mark Rein Interview

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 23, 2007 8:21am PDT

There's an interview with Mark Rein on Eurogamer, chatting with the Epic Games VP at the Leipzig Games Convention. Topics include Gears of War, id...


Epic Acquires Majority Stake in Painkiller and Gears of War PC Developer People Can Fly

By Nick Breckon, Aug 20, 2007 1:23pm PDT

Gears of War PC developer and Painkiller creator People Can Fly is brought into the Epic fold following a major acquisition.


"cutscenes and voice acting was done by a different team and we didn't like them either:) "

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GameSpy Announces PC-to-PS3 Multiplayer, Epic Notes UT3 Support Undecided

By Chris Remo, Aug 15, 2007 6:33pm PDT

Unreal Engine 3 developers wishing to allow cross-platform multiplayer between PC and PlayStation 3 users now have a streamlined solution to...


"I use Qtracker and like it. Can need a bit of work for filters and such if they aren't built ..."

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id's Hollenshead on Licensing id Tech 5

By Chris Remo, Aug 10, 2007 5:45am PDT

We speak with Todd Hollenshead about what id is doing differently with its engine licensing this time around--and how its approach differs from major rival Epic's.


"ID is not kidding around, this engine looks unbelievable! wowzers"

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Epic Strikes Back Against Silicon Knights (Updated)

By Carlos Bergfeld and Nick Breckon, Aug 09, 2007 3:06pm PDT

Update: Legal documents issued by Epic's attorneys at the firm of Hunton & Williams amount to a bristling rebuttal of Silicon Knights' original...


"Gee I guess they need to cancel ut3 because it doesn't work on the ps3"

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News Bytes

By Chris Faylor, Aug 02, 2007 8:12pm PDT

I don't think anyone was really expecting that Grand Theft Auto IV delay, but you gotta give the Activision executives credit for trying to slip...


"i wish there was a way to buy some of the stuff on the japanese store"

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News Bytes: Zombies Invade QuakeCon

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 25, 2007 5:01pm PDT

Today's delicious roundup of news bytes includes Left 4 Dead at QuakeCon, an update for City of Heroes, new DLC on the Xbox Live Marketplace, games...


"Lots of non-id FPs games have been shown at Quakecon. It seems like the de facto place to show ..."

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ShackCast Episode 2: Silicon Knights vs. Epic

By Chris Remo, Jul 25, 2007 4:13pm PDT

In the second Shackcast, we give even more insider info on the Silicon Knights vs. Epic case, and discuss Metal Gear Solid 4, Persona 3, Lost Odyssey, the RPG genre, and more.


"I really like the streaming "Play Now" thing you guys have. Thanks RAYMO."

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Developers on Unreal Engine 3 and the Silicon Knights Lawsuit

By Chris Remo, Jul 23, 2007 12:35pm PDT

Several industry professionals have responded to Shacknews regarding Silicon Knights' lawsuit against Epic Games. Five developers share their thoughts on Epic and Unreal Engine tech.


"not to troll or anything, but what ive seen from recent unreal engine games the engine itself ..."

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Silicon Knights Serves Epic Games With Lawsuit, Claims Unreal Engine 3 Negligence (Updated)

By Chris Remo and Nick Breckon, Jul 19, 2007 4:00pm PDT

(Updated/reorganized) Silicon Knights, developer of upcoming Microsoft-published Xbox 360 action game Too Human, has sued Epic Games due to...


" Still, I'm surprised that people don't think about the fact that gears IS a separate game. It ..."

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