Unreal Engine 4 Trailer Showcases Next-Gen Graphics

by Joe Juba on Jun 08, 2012 at 08:47 AM

The next generation of gaming hardware is on the horizon, even though none of the major console manufacturers were talking about it at E3. If you want to see what the future holds for your in-game graphics (not just cutscenes), watch this demo video of Unreal Engine 4 and be amazed. The short sequence is called "Elemental" for reasons that are clear once you press play.

Epic Games has said that we shouldn't expect Unreal Engine 4 to ship until next year (at the earliest), so games actually using the technology are even further out.  Even with a wait, it's practically impossible for a gamer to watch footage like this and not be excited. 

For more on the future of gaming, watch our video interview with Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski to hear him discuss Unreal Engine 4.