Entries in 'epic' (82)

Microsoft acquires Gears of War IP from Epic

Microsoft acquires Gears of War IP from Epic

Gears of War is and forever will be a Microsoft-only IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 2:10PM in News
Silicon Knights' appeal dismissed in Epic case

Silicon Knights' appeal dismissed in Epic case

The United States Court of Appeal has ruled against Silicon Knights' appeal of a lower court decision which awarded a total of $9.2m in damages and legal fees to Epic ...

by Seth Tipps
on Jan 13th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
Gears of War on Xbox One? Microsoft is hopeful

Gears of War on Xbox One? Microsoft is hopeful

Microsoft hopes that it can one day bring its incredibly successful Xbox 360 franchise Gears of War to Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 4:02PM in News
Nvidia reveal 'current-gen beating' Keplar mobile GPU

Nvidia reveal 'current-gen beating' Keplar mobile GPU

Epic Games gave a tech demo at SIGGRAPH today that showed what it called “desktop PC game content” running on Nvidia's “Logan” mobile processor.

by Seth Tipps
on Jul 25th 2013 at 9:10AM in News

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Mark Rein describes PS4 as "the world's best PC"

Mark Rein describes PS4 as "the world's best PC"

Mark Rein, vice president of Unreal Engine creator Epic Games, has hailed the PlayStation 4 for the “crazy, ridiculous stuff” developers can do with it, even going so far as ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 3rd 2013 at 9:51AM in News
What does $330m get you? 40% of developer Epic

What does $330m get you? 40% of developer Epic

Chinese web giant Tencent paid $330 million for a 40 per cent stake in Epic Games in July last year, the company has revealed. 

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 3:43PM in News
Xbox 360 isn't maxed out yet, Gears of War dev argues

Xbox 360 isn't maxed out yet, Gears of War dev argues

Xbox 360 may be currently in what we suspect to be the last year of its life, but developers People Can Fly and Epic reckon there’s more juice waiting to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2013 at 1:12PM in News
Epic says games market is "inefficient", is "looking forward to digital future"

Epic says games market is "inefficient", is "looking forward to digital future"

There are plenty of industry execs who remain fully committed to retail. Clearly Epic Games founder Tim Sweeny is not one of them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2013 at 11:48AM in News

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Epic design director Cliff Bleszinski quits Gears of War dev

Epic design director Cliff Bleszinski quits Gears of War dev

Cliff Bleszinski, the familiar face and design director of Epic Games, is to leave the studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2012 at 10:34PM in News
Infinity Blade is Epic's most profitable ever game

Infinity Blade is Epic's most profitable ever game

Forget Gears of War or Unreal Tournament – iOS series Infinity Blade is the most profitable game Epic has ever made.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2012 at 11:00AM in News
Epic's Rein talks Surface's Xbox gaming credentials

Epic's Rein talks Surface's Xbox gaming credentials

One of the world’s leading developers sees Microsoft’s new Surface tablet as a viable games platform for the years ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2012 at 1:31PM in News
Chinese games giant Tencent buys Epic Games stake

Chinese games giant Tencent buys Epic Games stake

One of the giants of games and internet in China has made a move into the West - Tencent has announced it will buy a minority stake in Epic Games.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 19th 2012 at 12:14PM in News

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Epic wins Unreal lawsuit against Silicon Knights

Epic wins Unreal lawsuit against Silicon Knights

Unreal developer Epic Games has been awarded damages of $4.45m as it defeated a lawsuit from Silicon Knights.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 31st 2012 at 10:33AM in News
Wii U won't support Unreal Engine 4

Wii U won't support Unreal Engine 4

Nintendo’s next generation console will not support the upcoming Unreal Engine 4, it has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2012 at 11:45AM in News
Bulletstorm sequel was in the works, is now canned

Bulletstorm sequel was in the works, is now canned

Work had begun on a sequel to People Can Fly’s Bulletstorm but the project has since been cancelled, it has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2012 at 2:27PM in News
Epic wants Apple-beating next gen consoles

Epic wants Apple-beating next gen consoles

Unreal Engine developer Epic Games says it is pushing the Big Three to create the most advanced consoles possible - if only to fend off Apple.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 8th 2012 at 10:39AM in News

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Epic announces Infinity Blade: Dungeons

Epic announces Infinity Blade: Dungeons

Epic has used the iPad 3 Apple press conference to unveil a new game in the Infinity Blade series.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Mar 8th 2012 at 8:37AM in News
Epic voices SOPA unease, despite ESA backing

Epic voices SOPA unease, despite ESA backing

Gears of War and Infinity Blade developer Epic Games has publically stated that it does not support America’s Stop Online Piracy Act in its current form.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2012 at 9:44AM in News
iOS IP Infinity Blade makes $28m in first year

iOS IP Infinity Blade makes $28m in first year

Epic Games' two debut iPhone games have generated more than $28 million in just over a single year, the company has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2012 at 9:09AM in News
Epic Mickey 2 accidentally announced

Epic Mickey 2 accidentally announced

It appears that Disney Interactive has accidentally announced Epic Mickey 2 in a newsletter – which, incidentally, has subsequently been amended.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2012 at 12:03PM in News
Epic shows off 'Minecraft-inspired' new IP

Epic shows off 'Minecraft-inspired' new IP

Epic Games says its new title Fortnite was inspired by Mojang’s smash hit creation game Minecraft.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 12th 2011 at 11:43AM in News
Free Gears of War 3 DLC inbound

Free Gears of War 3 DLC inbound

Gears of War 3 owners will be able to download a free map pack on November 24th, Epic Games has confirmed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 2nd 2011 at 10:00AM in News
Infinity Blade II shows off iPhone 4S power

Infinity Blade II shows off iPhone 4S power

Epic Games today took stage at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters to reveal Infinity Blade 2, a full sequel to the iOS blockbuster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2011 at 9:13AM in News
'Live' Gears of War ads kick off tomorrow

'Live' Gears of War ads kick off tomorrow

Microsoft will be running unique 'live' TV ads throughout the next week to promote Gears of War 3.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 22nd 2011 at 11:39AM in News
Gears of War 3 gets Season Pass

Gears of War 3 gets Season Pass

Microsoft is to sell an online content deal called Season Pass for Gears of War 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2011 at 10:01AM in News