Entries in 'epic games' (20)

Epic Games Poland reverts to People Can Fly, studio goes independent again

Epic Games Poland reverts to People Can Fly, studio goes independent again

People Can Fly is an independent game developer once again, having officially parted ways with its parent company Epic Games as well as shedding the Epic Games Poland moniker.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:37AM in News
Former Epic boss Capps joins Unity as advisor

Former Epic boss Capps joins Unity as advisor

Mike Capps, the former president of Unreal Engine creator Epic Games, has joined Unity Technologies.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 8th 2015 at 12:39PM in News
Gears of War cinematics boss leaves Epic for Black Tusk

Gears of War cinematics boss leaves Epic for Black Tusk

Black Tusk is already known to be working on a new Gears of War, and now it’s recruiting some of the series’ original talent.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 21st 2015 at 2:13PM in News
Epic reveals three more Unreal Dev Grants selections

Epic reveals three more Unreal Dev Grants selections

Epic Games has revealed a new batch of selection for its Unreal Dev Grants initiative, splitting $50,000 among a trio of developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2015 at 2:40AM in News

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Epic Games issues first round of Unreal Dev Grants

Epic Games issues first round of Unreal Dev Grants

Epic Games has revealed the first three Unreal Dev Grant recipients, with each developer gaining at least $15,000 in funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2015 at 7:16AM in News
Mozilla introduces browser-based games without plugins

Mozilla introduces browser-based games without plugins

Mozilla has announced – in cooperation with Unity Technologies and Epic Games – that developers no longer need plugins to export games within a web browser.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2015 at 7:18PM in News
Epic makes Unreal Engine 4 free for all users

Epic makes Unreal Engine 4 free for all users

Epic Games has made Unreal Engine 4 free for anyone to download and use.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 5:47PM in News
Epic offers up $5m in grants for Unreal devs

Epic offers up $5m in grants for Unreal devs

Epic Games has announced it has put together $5m for “no strings attached” funding of indie devs who create games using Unreal Engine 4.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2015 at 7:36PM in News

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Unreal Engine 4 support comes to Ouya

Unreal Engine 4 support comes to Ouya

Developers utilizing Unreal Engine 4 can now make games specifically for Ouya, the microconsole company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 27th 2015 at 11:36PM in News
Capcom developing Street Fighter V in Unreal Engine 4

Capcom developing Street Fighter V in Unreal Engine 4

Capcom has licensed Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4 for its upcoming cross-platform PS4 and PC fighting game sequel Street Fighter V.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 19th 2014 at 12:36AM in News
Infinity Blade heading to Xbox One

Infinity Blade heading to Xbox One

A version of popular iPhone RPG series Infinity Blade is apparently in production for Xbox One in China.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 1:44PM in News
Epic Games has a new UK studio

Epic Games has a new UK studio

Epic Games is setting up shop in the UK, MCV's sister site Develop has revealed.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 5th 2014 at 10:16AM in News

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Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has lofty expectations for the budding VR space, stating that he believes the technology will end up being bigger than the smartphone phenomenon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 8:09AM in News
Epic reveals subscription service for Unreal Engine

Epic reveals subscription service for Unreal Engine

Epic Games has announced major changes to Unreal Engine's business model, allowing developers to forgo the one-time licensing fee and instead offering a monthly subscription service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 20th 2014 at 6:51AM in News
UPDATED: Epic Games developing new, unannounced IP

UPDATED: Epic Games developing new, unannounced IP

Former Gears of War developer Epic Games is working on a new game and intellectual property, the studio has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:07PM in News
Former Epic president Mike Capps joins Remedy's board of directors

Former Epic president Mike Capps joins Remedy's board of directors

Mike Capps, former president of Epic Games, has joined Remedy Entertainment’s board of directors.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 12th 2013 at 6:10AM in News

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Infinity Blade III announced, launching alongside iPhone 5S release

Infinity Blade III announced, launching alongside iPhone 5S release

The third and final installment in the Infinity Blade series will land next week, launching alongside the iPhone 5S.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2013 at 8:05PM in News
Infinity Blade II tallies 5.7m downloads during free promotion

Infinity Blade II tallies 5.7m downloads during free promotion

Epic’s Infinity Blade II was downloaded 5.7m times as part of Apple’s free-app promo during the App Store’s anniversary celebration.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 18th 2013 at 3:00AM in News
European studio stars honoured at 2013 Develop Awards

European studio stars honoured at 2013 Develop Awards

18 different companies claimed key accolades at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards this week.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 11th 2013 at 10:21AM in News
Gears of War producer Chris Wynn departs for Mass Effect team

Gears of War producer Chris Wynn departs for Mass Effect team

Epic Games producer Chris Wynn is set to exit the company for a position with BioWare to focus on the future of the Mass Effect series.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 7:30AM in News