Epic Games News


Fortnite Is Still Coming, With An Open Beta Planned By 2018

By John Keefer, Mar 01, 2017 5:50pm PST

The development cycle is expected to be similar to that of Paragon, Epic's Tim Sweeney said.


"Fortnite is not a video game. Even you guys are posting FAKE NEWS now?"

- Zek see all 2 comments

GDC 2017: Epic Games' Ben Lewis-Evans on Player Psychology and Rewards

By David Craddock, Mar 01, 2017 6:30am PST

Epic's resident user experience researcher clarifies the role of dopamine in games and dives deep into reward systems and feedback loops.


Battle Breakers in a New Tactical RPG from Epic Games

By John Keefer, Feb 28, 2017 9:50am PST

Epic's next game is being developed for mobile and PC.


"This really doesn't look anything like a saturday morning cartoon to me. I might be more ..."

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 13 comments

Paragon v.38 Patch Adds Pop Star Shinbi, Numerous Hero Fixes

By John Keefer, Feb 21, 2017 10:10am PST

It's all about her spirit wolves and dazzling other heroes before she kills them.


"Kids love cute j-pop/k-pop characters dont they? Take D.Va from Overwatch for example, ..."

- Izakhar see all 4 comments

Paragon Lays Out Its Plans for Content Over the Next few Months

By John Keefer, Feb 03, 2017 10:05am PST

The free-to-play MOBA has been an epic undertaking for its dev team.


Watch How Robo Recall Evolved From the Bullet Train Tech Demo

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 01, 2017 7:00am PST

See how the Bullet Train demo for Oculus has evolved into a full game in this dev diary.


Paragon reveals new hero is Elsa from Frozen ... not really

By John Keefer, Jan 27, 2017 8:43am PST

Her name is actually Aurora, and she is probably more of The White Witch.


"Just watched the trailer for this game. It looks so generic, Epic has really poor art direction ..."

- glio1337 see all 18 comments

Developing Beyond game development competition offers $500,000 prize pool to European devs

By David Craddock, Jan 26, 2017 1:02pm PST

Entrants have one year to create a viable game, and submissions will be co-judged by id Software co-creator John Romero.


Epic co-founder Tim Sweeney will receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 GDC Awards

By David Craddock, Jan 20, 2017 2:21pm PST

Sweeney has overseen the development of several foundational franchises and technology suites.


Epic: Gears of War Judgment cost $60 Million to Make, Made $100 Million

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 10, 2017 11:16am PST

During a conversation about the evolution of the console market, Epic's Tim Sweeney shared information about the earnings of one of the most recent Gears of War games. 


Celebrate Cyber Monday With Unreal Engine 4 Deals

By Cassidee Moser, Nov 28, 2016 9:49am PST

Get some asset and development kits at a discount. 


Paragon's robotic Crunch now available to pummel enemies

By John Keefer, Nov 15, 2016 8:10am PST

24 possible combos for this new mechanized monstrosity.


Paragon's latest Hero is a large robot named Crunch that likes to punch

By Daniel Perez, Nov 10, 2016 7:38am PST

You're not going to want to be anywhere near Crunch when he gets in the mood for punching.


"does Crunch like to munch on lunch before or after his punch?"

- RikiTiki2 see all 3 comments

Paragon's Countess pounces her victims starting today

By Daniel Perez, Oct 25, 2016 9:23am PDT

You can't kill what you can't see, which is what makes Countess so dangerous.


"Worst item system in any moba ever. Fuck you Epic and your poorly designed card system."

- Nighteyes see all 3 comments

Paragon adds burst caster vampire, Countess, next week

By Daniel Perez, Oct 19, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Prepare to stalk your prey through the help of misdirection and unpredictability as Countess will soon be available in Paragon.


"It's good. It's similar to SMITE, but there's some CCG aspects to it to improve your Hero during ..."

- Daniel_Perez see all 3 comments