Epic Games has announced the VR Funhouse Game Jam in partnership with NVIDIA, Valve and HTC. Based on NVIDIA’s free carnival game for HTC Vive, VR Funhouse, the jam will take place September 24-26 in Hamburg, Germany. Registration for the consumer day is open now.
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.
I'm Developer and Lecturer at Southampton Solent University, Arran Langmead, and I've been working for over two years on the kart racer, Bears Can’t Drift!?, available now on PS4. Here, I talk a little about my experience creating the game for the PlayStation 4 using Blueprints and the challenges of being a solo developer.