Unreal Engine 4.13 Released!

Unreal Engine 4.13 Released!

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Unreal Engine 4.13 has been released and comes loaded with hundreds of updates as well as 145 contributions from the talented developer community via GitHub! This release contains huge additions to Sequencer such as import and export functionality, Alembic support for complex vertex animations, a brand new VR Template with baseline gameplay functionality and much more. See the full release notes here.

OC3

Here's What to Expect from Epic at Oculus Connect 3

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Oculus Connect 3 is getting ready to take place in San Jose, CA, and Epic Games will be on-hand to offer a variety of VR-related sessions, the opportunity to interact with members of the Unreal development team one-on-one and more.

Dev Grant Winners

More Than $50,000 Awarded in Latest Round of Unreal Dev Grants for Education

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Epic Games today announced the latest round of recipients of Unreal Dev Grants for educational resources. Six recipients hand-picked by Epic for their incredible learning resources and continued contributions to the Unreal Engine community are being awarded a total of more than $50,000.

DEXED

Powered by Unreal, Ninja Theory’s VR Shooter “Dexed” Arrives on Steam

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Ninja Theory’s first VR title, DEXED, is an on-rails shooter for the HTC Vive that has players traveling through a dream shooting enemies with two blasters. One shooting fire to destroy ice. The other shooting ice to destroy fire. Find out more inside.

Daydream

Google Daydream SDK 1.0 Released, Supported in 4.13.1

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Google VR SDK 1.0 with support for Daydream has graduated out of beta! Now is a great time for Unreal developers to dive into the exciting new platform.

Epic MegaJam Prizes Announced!

Epic MegaJam Prizes Announced!

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The 2016 Epic MegaJam is coming up fast and we are ready to reveal all of the fantastic rewards you can win! Not only are there more prizes, there are more prize categories to win incredible swag from, so start forming a team and join now!

Austin Game Conference 2016

Connect with Epic Games at Austin Game Conference

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Epic’s Joe Kreiner joins other industry professionals during this week’s Austin Game Conference to discuss the ins and outs of starting, growing and running a great gaming business while Unreal Engine Senior Community Manager Chance Ivey and Sr. Developer Relations Tech Artist Alan Noon wil be on hand for Unreal Engine demonstrations and discussion.

Proto Awards

Unreal Engine Developers Nominated for 2016 Proto Awards

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The Virtual Reality Foundation has named its nominees for the third annual Proto Awards and a slew of Unreal Engine-powered experiences are in the mix.

Paragon on PS4 Pro

Leveraging PlayStation 4 Pro for Your PS4 Game

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Today, Epic has released the PS4 Pro video clip for the studio’s new MOBA, Paragon, that shows our team’s approach to increasing graphical fidelity using the upgrades the new console provides. You can now see it up close in full 1080p.

Voronoi Noise

Getting the Most Out of Noise in UE4

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UE4 has had material based procedural noise for some time now, but most users have had to limit their usage of it due to its high performance cost. We have addressed these needs in Unreal Engine 4.13, and here's how you can get the most out of it.