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.


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.

The Latest Round of Educational Dev Grants

Epic Games Awards $100,000 in Latest Round of Educational Dev Grants

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Epic Games today announced the second round of academic and educational recipients of Unreal Dev Grants, a $5 million program launched nearly a year ago to provide no-strings-attached funding to standout developers, programmers, artists and designers using Unreal Engine 4.

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. 


Henry Wins an Emmy! Learn How Oculus Made the Animated VR Experience

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Oculus Story Studio has won an Emmy for Outstanding Original Interactive Program for their charming VR film, Henry! While this is great news for VR creators, there's even more for Unreal Engine developers to gain.

Virtual Reality Challenge 2016

Recapping the First Ever Virtual Reality Challenge

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VRFocus discovers what four enthusiastic teams, Unreal Engine 4, HTC Vive and a whole lot of coffee can achieve in 24 hours.