Entries in 'epic games' (45)

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

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Ted producer on-board for Gears of War movie

Ted producer on-board for Gears of War movie

The man behind Ted, Battleship and, erm, You, Me and Dupree, is working on the Gears of War movie.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 30th 2013 at 9:33AM in News
Former Epic president Mike Capps officially leaves company

Former Epic president Mike Capps officially leaves company

Retired Epic Games president Mike Capps has left his advisory role with the company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 8th 2013 at 7:15AM in News
Epic shuts down Impossible Studios, Infinity Blade: Dungeons delayed

Epic shuts down Impossible Studios, Infinity Blade: Dungeons delayed

Epic Games has closed Infinity Blade: Dungeons developer Impossible Studios, delaying the iOS title indefinitely.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 12th 2013 at 4:10AM in News
Cliff Bleszinski's new studio 'a matter of when and with who'

Cliff Bleszinski's new studio 'a matter of when and with who'

Cliff Bleszinski's exit from Epic Games in October came as a surprise to many, so what does the industry icon have in mind for his next move?

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 14th 2012 at 8:05AM in News

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Epic Games president Mike Capps retires, remains on board of directors

Epic Games president Mike Capps retires, remains on board of directors

Epic Games' Mike Capps has announced his retirement from his role as president, but will stay on with the company's board of directors in an advisory role.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 5th 2012 at 7:20AM in News
X-Men: Destiny must be destroyed!

X-Men: Destiny must be destroyed!

It’s common knowledge that Silicon knights lost its legal battle with Epic Games. But what came next is less widely known.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2012 at 9:47AM in News
Gears of War series exceeds 19m sales

Gears of War series exceeds 19m sales

Microsoft has revealed the Gears of War series has surpassed 19m units sold.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 8th 2012 at 7:52AM in News
Report: Bioshock Infinite multiplayer canned

Report: Bioshock Infinite multiplayer canned

A pair of multiplayer modes may be out of Bioshock Infinite, following word yesterday that a handful of key staff had departed from the game’s development team.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 10th 2012 at 8:25AM in News

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Gears of War: Judgment set for March 2013

Gears of War: Judgment set for March 2013

The prequel to the original Gears of War trilogy will launch next March.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 16th 2012 at 7:29AM in News
New Gears of War confirmed

New Gears of War confirmed

Master Chief is not the only one making a comeback – the COG forces will return in a brand new Gears of War title.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 31st 2012 at 5:26PM in News
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
Epic Games developing PC-exclusive title

Epic Games developing PC-exclusive title

Gears of War developer Epic Games has revealed the studio is working on a project exclusive to PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2012 at 7:16AM in News
Gears of War Kinect project canned

Gears of War Kinect project canned

Gears of War: Exile, an unannounced Kinect take on the popular shooter franchise, has been cancelled.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2012 at 7:15AM 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
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
'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
Brand Map: Gears of War

Brand Map: Gears of War

It’s only a few weeks now until Gears of War 3 is released. Over the three years since the previous game in the series, the term 'Added Value' is the tag ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 8th 2011 at 2:20PM in News