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  • Blog Post: Epic Games Founder And Microsoft Butt Heads Over PC Storefront Policies

    Epic Games' founder Tim Sweeney recently wrote an editorial for The Guardian openly speaking out against Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform, and even making a call to other developers and publishers to fight against the new distribution platform. Sweeney, as the founder of the studio that... More
  • Blog Post: Paragon’s Heroes Will All Be Free For All Players

    Epic has announced that its upcoming MOBA, Paragon, will follow in Dota 2’s footsteps. Rather than using the League of Legends or Heroes of the Storm model, Paragon’s heroes will be free for all players. The game is headed to early access on March 18, and progress will carry forward. No profile... More
  • Blog Post: Sign Up To Test Epic’s MOBA Shooter Paragon On PS4

    Epic’s shooter MOBA is currently in closed testing on PC. If you remember back in December though, the studio said a PS4 version is also in the works. If you’re interested in putting the game through its paces, you’ll have your chance soon. All you need to do is create an Epic Games... More
  • Blog Post: Epic Pushing VR Development Forward With Unreal Engine VR Editor

    Epic has some big plans for GDC next month in San Francisco. The developer behind one of the most widely-used game engines, Unreal Engine, is showing off its early work designed to make virtual reality creation more intuitive. In a new video, Epic CEO Tim Sweeney and shows off how Unreal Engine’s... More
  • Blog Post: Epic Announces MOBA Paragon, Open Beta Starts Next Year

    Epic announced its entry into the MOBA genre at the PlayStation experience and laid out its beta plans. You can check out the announcement trailer for Paragon below. It goes into early access next year with an open beta planned for the summer. You can also check out a gameplay trailer below, as well... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Shadow Complex Remastered Confirmed, PC Version Free Right Now

    Update: The ratings listing for Shadow Complex Remastered that appeared online this week was indeed accurate, but it didn’t tell the whole story. At The Game Awards tonight, Chair announced the updated version for PC and current-gen consoles. To celebrate, the PC version is free now through the... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Epic Games' Forums Compromised, Password Change Recommended

    Epic Games recently sent out a message to members of its forums to let them know that its message boards had been compromised, and is suggesting users change their passwords. Users' usernames, e-mail addresses, passwords, and date of births may be in the hands of hackers. As a result, Epic has temporarily... More
  • Blog Post: More Than One Million Matches Of Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition Have Already Been Played

    The Coalition ( formerly Black Tusk ) released some stats regarding the Gears of War: Ultimate Edition beta. You can check out the graphic below which shows that 120 years worth of hours have been played, more than 40 million kills have occurred, and 786,415 unique users have played the game among other... More
  • Blog Post: Fortnite’s Second Alpha Is Live Now, Live Stream 4PM EST Today

    Epic’s Fortnite has been tucked away behind closed doors for almost a year, but today a few fans will get hands-on time and everyone can see it in action. While Epic is only quietly announcing the launch, the second official Alpha period for Fortnite is currently live and will run through April... More
  • Blog Post: Game Developer's Conference 2015 News Round-Up

    Check out our round-up to make sure you didn't miss any of the big stories coming out of this year's Game Developer's Conference. Game Developer's Choice Awards The industry's annual developer-chosen awards were held, and there were some surprise winners. GDC Award Winners Revealed... More
  • Blog Post: Unreal Engine 4 Is Now Free, New Build Of Unreal Tournament Available

    Epic has announced that it has removed the subscription fee from Unreal Engine 4. Anyone can download the tools and start using them immediately, with no fees and no charge for future updates. Developers won’t pay Epic anything until and unless shipped products earn $3,000 gross, with royalties... More
  • Blog Post: Epic Announces $5 Million Grant Program For Developers Working With Unreal Engine 4

    Epic Games wants to help you complete your project in Unreal Engine 4. The developer has announced a $5 million grant program that will support studios working in the latest version of the engine. The company will make awards between $5,000 and $50,000, with funding going to games, animation, or visualizations... More
  • Blog Post: Put An End To The Infinity Blade Loop With These 3D-Printed Figures

    Many video game statuettes available for sale are based on established characters, and while that's certainly appealing, part of the fun of interacting with video games is in lending your own imagination to the equation. Today, Chair has announced a solution for bringing fans' own creations within... More
  • Blog Post: Bandai Namco Announces Tekken 7

    Bandai Namco unveiled the next entry in the Tekken franchise at EVO today, and it is being built using Unreal Engine 4. The announcement that Tekken 7 is being built using Unreal is a surprise, considering most games using the engine fall in the shooter genre. The oddly titled Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-... More
  • Blog Post: Cliff Bleszinski Reveals BlueStreak Concept Art, Explains Why He Went With Nexon

    After recently announcing his retirement from retirement and revealing BlueStreak, Gears of War designer Cliff Bleszinski has answered some questions about the game, and released some concept art. You can check out the concept art from the game above, which appears to take place in Los Angeles. You can... More
  • Blog Post: Epic Teases The Future Of Unreal Tournament

    Epic employees have started tweeting teases about the future of Unreal Tournament, which will be revealed later this week. The company is holding a Twitch event on its Unreal Engine channel on Thursday, May 8 at 2 p.m. Eastern. Included in some of the tweets from the likes of Mark Rein (Epic co-founder... More
  • Blog Post: Epic's Unreal Engine Subscription Program Now Supports Consoles

    For only $19 a month, upstart game developers can have access to Epic's powerful Unreal Engine 4 technology. Today, Epic just added support for console platforms to the program. Epic generated huge headlines following its announcement during Game Developer's Conference. The program allows aspiring... More
  • Blog Post: Infinity Blade III Special Event Ties In With Upcoming Film "47 Ronin"

    Starting December 13, Infinity Blade III players will be able to participate in a new ClashMob event to obtain a unique weapon from the film 47 Ronin starring Keanu Reeves. Players from around the world must work together to beat challenges and defeat the Samurai Brute, an enemy in the movie. If they're... More
  • Blog Post: New Unreal Engine 4 Video Shows Off Water Effects & More

    Epic Games has released the latest in a series of videos showing off the advantages of Unreal Engine 4. The video is a bit technical for non-developers. Regardless, it offers a sneak peak at creating water effects and particle simulation/collision using the engine. Unreal Engine 4 is expected to be a... More
  • Blog Post: Get Infinity Blade Free For A Limited Time

    Chair Entertainment has marked its 2010 game Infinity Blade down by a considerable percentage on the iTunes store. How does 100-percent off sound to you? The deal is part of a Black Friday special. Infinity Blade periodically goes on sale for a buck, but this is even better. If you haven't been keeping... More
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