Join Epic Games at SketchUp’s 3D Basecamp 2018 Conference

Are you ready for SketchUp’s biennial 3D Basecamp conference? Join the Unreal Engine team and SketchUp’s inspiring 3D modeling community for four days of design innovation, exciting presentations, and networking activities!

Trends in Real-Time Rendering: Forrester Report

What are the emerging trends in real-time rendering? The answers from our latest survey might surprise you. AI, big data, and employee satisfaction all play a role in the accelerating adoption of real-time rendering in enterprise fields.

Unreal Road Trip: Portland, St. Louis, Kansas City and Boston

Starting next week, Christian Allen, Unreal Engine Evangelist for North America, will be taking an Epic trip across the US to make connections with several of our Meetup user groups.

Visualizing Finances with Unreal Engine

Who says accounting has to be dull? Christopher Commin, a chartered accountant and avid gamer, found an innovative use for Unreal Engine -  creating a space where users can explore and interact with financial data. 

Unreal Engine Developers Converge at Gamescom 2018

As all eyes were on Cologne, Germany for gamescom 2018, Unreal Engine developers turned out in full force to showcase their incredible games and gather with their fellow creators.

Decommissioning Video Tutorials on the Documentation Site

We recently launched a new online learning site that better facilitates our vision for video tutorials and provides a learning resource worthy of Unreal Engine.

NVIDIA Edge Program Recipients - August 2018

August’s NVIDIA Edge recipients take us from a stunning summer villa in Madrid, through a beautiful haunted home, and straight into a Cold-War era research facility. Dig into these impressive projects and submit your own for a chance at an NVIDIA GTX 1080 Ti!

Niagara Enhancements and Sample Overview

Niagara was built from the ground up to be a super-flexible editor that features a modular approach to designing particle effects. With it, artists have total control over particle simulation and particle rendering.

Announcing Unreal Dev Days 2018

Join us for a full day of sessions first in Los Angeles and then in Montreal as we go in-depth on best practices, new features, and more. 

Unreal Engine Developers Shine at PAX West 2018

PAX West 2018 took place this past weekend in Seattle and Unreal Engine developers from around the world were on-hand to demo their games and mingle at the official UE mixer.

Animation Blueprint Setup & Walkthrough Stream Recap

Whether you’re new to animation or looking for advanced techniques, this series of helpful videos provides you with what you need to know about Animation Blueprints.

Shotgun Integration Now Available in Unreal Engine 4.20

Unreal Engine is the first game engine supported in Shotgun’s Toolkit platform, a suite of integrations with multiple DCC applications and a vast ecosystem of useful pipeline tools.

Aspyr Uses Unreal Engine 4 to Bring the Dark-Science Fiction Mystery ‘Torn’ to Life in VR

Inspired by The Twilight Zone and Black Mirror, Creative Director Neill Glancy delivers an in-depth look at what it takes to bring an immersive VR experience to market.

Boeing Pushes the Envelope at Custom Unreal Engine Build Event

Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company, continues a tradition of innovation by embracing Unreal Engine for real-time immersive aircraft training, space simulation, automotive manufacturing and architectural visualization.

Stunning Student Film Short Showcases the Creative Power of Unreal Engine

It doesn’t always take a massive team to make visual magic. Eric Liu’s masterful student project, Robots’ Design Academy, uses Unreal Engine to weave a charming tale of robotic rebellion.

Exploring Unreal Engine 4.20’s Mobile Optimizations

Epic’s Director of Engine Development Nick Penwarden and Senior Engineer Pete Sauerbrei took to the livestream to discuss the numerous optimizations, features and stability improvements for mobile platforms.

Balancing Blueprint and C++

Should you use Blueprints or C++ for your game’s architecture? The answer isn’t always straightforward. We’ve put together a guide to help you answer this question and a sample RPG to illustrate.

Dive Head First into the Wacky World of Iguanabee’s Headsnatchers

Iguanabee takes inspiration from the craziest of Japanese game shows to create this over-the-top party game. Don’t lose your head!

Unreal Engine 4 Instructor Guides are Now Available

Free, official Unreal Engine 4 Instructors’ Guides are now available for download. These Epic-approved guides are complete with lectures, class notes, assessments, a terminology section and much more!

Stream MotionBuilder Animation to Unreal Engine with Live Link

Don’t export, stream! The MotionBuilder Live Link plugin streams your MoBu animation, including mocap, into Unreal Engine for simultaneous real-time previews. Get the free plugin today.

Announcing Unreal Engine Online Learning

Mastering Unreal Engine just got a whole lot easier! Our new online learning platform features video tutorials, industry tracks, and downloadable tutorial files for a variety of UE4 workflows. And it’s open to everyone, for free!

Porsche, NVIDIA and Epic Games Reveal ‘The Speed of Light’ for Porsche 911 Speedster Concept

Groundbreaking cinematic made with Unreal Engine technology pushes real-time computer graphics ever closer to photorealism.

Epic Games, Unreal Engine and the Academy Software Foundation

Today sees the launch of the Academy Software Foundation, a non-profit organization designed to provide funding, structure and infrastructure for the open source community in the motion picture industry.

Unreal Engine Developers Earn Top Honors in the 2018 ‘Rookie of the Year’ Awards

The Rookies is an annual awards and mentor platform where creative students in games, animation, film, VR, motion graphics and architecture visualization compete for the coveted title of “Rookie of the Year”