For more than two decades, Unreal Engine has evolved to keep creators on the cutting edge of real-time 3D technology.

These awards reflect the creative vision realized in games, movies, TV broadcasts, visualizations, and more -- along with countless advancements in computer graphics.

Thank you to our peers and partners for this recognition. 


Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) - 2019 HPA Engineering Excellence Award
British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards - 2019 BAFTA Special Award
2019 Technology & Engineering Emmy - 3D Engine Software for the Production of Animation
Fast Company's World's 50 Most Innovative Companies in 2019 - #2 in Gaming
2018 Dev Choice Awards - Technical Support in Developer Programs
2018 Develop Industry Excellence Awards - Best Game Engine
PocketGamer.biz Top 50 Developer 2018 - Outstanding Services in Mobile Gaming - #1
SIGGRAPH 2017 – Best Real-Time Graphics and Interactivity
2017 Develop Industry Excellence Awards - Best Game Engine
RedShark Awards, 2017 NAB Show - Best CGI
Post Magazine's Post Picks, 2017 NAB Show - Honorable Mention
Polycount Greentooth Awards 2017 - Exceptional Software
TIGA Awards 2016 - Technical Innovation
SIGGRAPH 2016 – Best Real-Time Graphics and Interactivity
2016 Develop Industry Excellence Awards – Best Game Engine
2015 3D World CG Awards – Software Innovation
SIGGRAPH 2015 – Best Real-Time Graphics and Interactivity
2014 Guinness World Record – Most Successful Videogame Engine
2013 NCTA 21 Awards – Most Innovative Large Company
2013 Develop Industry Excellence Awards – Best Game Engine
2012 Game Developer Magazine Front Line Awards – Best Game Engine
2012 NCTA – Best Product or Service
2012 Develop Industry Excellence Awards – Best Tools Provider
GamesRadar, E3 2012 Important Stuff Awards – Best Taste of Next-Gen
IGN, Best of E3 2012 Awards – Coolest Tech
Game Informer, Best of E3 2012 Awards – Best Technology
2011 Game Developer Magazine Front Line Awards – Best Game Engine
2011 NCTA – Top Industry Drive Tech of the Year
2011 Develop Industry Excellence Awards – Best Game Engine
2010 Game Developer Magazine Front Line Awards – Best Game Engine
2010 Develop Industry Excellence Awards – Best Game Engine
2009 Game Developer Magazine Front Line Awards – Best Game Engine
2009 Develop Industry Excellence Awards – Best Game Engine
2009 NCTA 21 Awards – Tech Exec of the Year
2008 Develop Industry Excellence Awards – Best Tool Provider
2008 NCTA – Top Industry Drive Technology of the Year
2008 Game Developer Magazine Front Line Awards – Hall of Fame
2007 Game Developer Magazine Front Line Awards – Best Game Engine
2007 Game Developer Choice Awards – Best Technology
2007 AIAS Interactive Achievement Awards – Outstanding Achievement in Online Game Play
2007 AIAS Interactive Achievement Awards – Outstanding Achievement in Visual Engineering
2006 Game Developer Magazine Front Line Awards – Best Game Engine
2006 GameSpot – Best Graphics Technical
2006 GameSpot – Best Graphics: Reader’s Choice (Technical)
2006 Spike TV Video Game Awards – Best Graphics
2006 TeamXbox – Best Graphics
2005 Game Developer Magazine Front Line Awards – Best Game Engine
2005 IGN – Best Graphics Technology (Xbox 360), Technological Excellence
2004 Game Developer Magazine Front Line Awards – Best Game Engine