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.
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.
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.
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.
The Marketplace now hosts over two dozen free and paid plugins that provide a wide range of extended functionality, from placing visual post-it notes inside levels and remapping input to importing Sketchup content and customizing how bone scaling works. Of course, this is just the beginning, and we are excited for this cornerstone of the Marketplace to steadily grow! Read on to see what's available now.
With the Electronic Entertainment Expo just around the corner, we couldn’t be more pleased to announce that Epic Games is partnering with VentureBeat once again to host the Unreal E3 Awards by GamesBeat. Our team will be canvassing the expo floor and attending loads of events to cover the achievements of Unreal developers at the show. Read on for details on the 2016 categories, fantastic prizes from NVIDIA, and getting visibility with Epic and the GamesBeat editors.