Unreal Engine 4 Powers Real-Time Cinematography at SIGGRAPH

Unreal Engine 4 Powers Real-Time Cinematography at SIGGRAPH

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Last night, Real-Time Live! attendees witnessed our new real-time cinematography demonstration, a collaboration that received the SIGGRAPH award for Best Real-Time Graphics and Interactivity. Expanding on the GDC 2016 Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice live performance, Epic Games, Ninja Theory, Cubic Motion and 3Lateral reunited for the presentation, “From Previs to Final in Five Minutes: A Breakthrough in Live Performance Capture.” In just minutes, a scene based on Hellblade was shot, edited and rendered in front of a live audience. Read on to learn more and to watch the video.

Unreal Engine Public Issues Tracker Is Now Available

Unreal Engine Public Issues Tracker Is Now Available

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For the past 20 years, the Unreal Engine has been continually evolving. Growing alongside an ever-increasing base of developers, the goal has always been to empower content creators with the tools they need to achieve success. Of course, communication with our Unreal Engine development community is key to ensuring meaningful, measurable success throughout that process and today we are pleased to introduce a new way of achieving our common goals with the Unreal Engine Issues public bug tracker. 

The Unreal Side of Develop 2016 in Brighton

The Unreal Side of Develop 2016 in Brighton

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We’ve returned with loads of stories from from Develop:Brighton, an important annual conference and expo for the UK games industry. The Develop Industry Excellence Awards, which land in the middle of the event, honor those who are achieving success and driving the industry forward. We were pleased to be a part of it all. Here are a few things that happened.

Game UX Summit 2016 Recap and 2017 Event Announcement!

Game UX Summit 2016 Recap and 2017 Event Announcement!

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Epic Games hosted the inaugural Game UX Summit in Durham (NC) this past May to discuss the current state of User Experience in the video game industry. We recap the event and reveal what’s next for the Game UX Summit.

Here’s What to Expect From Epic Games at SIGGRAPH 2016

Here’s What to Expect From Epic Games at SIGGRAPH 2016

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From providing industry insight during a variety of panels to delivering educational workshops and collaborating on a groundbreaking live performance during Real-Time Live, here’s what Epic Games has on tap at SIGGRAPH 2016.

Dev Grant Winners

Epic Games awards $75,000 in Unreal Dev Grants

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Epic Games has announced today a new round of Unreal Dev Grants recipients with awards totaling $75,000. This group is comprised of teams spread across Europe - two of which are demonstrating their games on the Unreal Engine stand at Develop:Brighton starting today.

Epic and Unreal Devs Set Sail for the English Seaside

Epic and Unreal Devs Set Sail for the English Seaside

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Always a summer highlight, the annual Develop:Brighton conference and the Develop Industry Excellence Awards are happening next week in the lively beach town of Brighton, England. Read on to find out what we have in store, including the teams we’re bringing with us to show off their awesome new games and VR experiences.

More Unreal Dev Grant Winners!

Epic Games awards $80,000 in Unreal Dev Grants

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New independent games, VR experiences and Unreal Engine 4 initiatives receive financial support via Unreal Dev Grants, a $5 million fund created to aid in developer success with no-strings-attached assistance. 

Gears of War 4, ABZU, We Happy Few, Sea of Thieves, Days Gone

These Developers Define Unreal at E3 2016

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Another Electronic Entertainment Expo is in the books, and we’re honored to recognize those who worked tirelessly to make a lasting impression through their creativity and technical prowess at the annual trade show. The 80+ projects you'll read about here represent a stellar sampling of today’s Unreal Engine games landscape. The teams behind them are telling the story of what it means to be an Unreal developer in entertainment software.

OPTPiX SpriteStudio now supports UE4

OPTPiX SpriteStudio now supports UE4

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OPTPiX SpriteStudio, a 2D sprite animation tool, now supports UE4! Read on for more details of this great plug-in.