Engine - News, Developer Interviews, Spotlights, Tech BlogsFeed containing the latest news, developer interviews, events, spotlights, and tech blogs related to Unreal. Unreal Engine 4 is a professional suite of tools and technologies used for building high-quality games and applications across a range of platforms. Unreal Engine 4’s rendering architecture enables developers to achieve stunning visuals and also scale elegantly to lower-end systems.en-USTaking the leap on <em>Nightingale</em>: How Inflexion Games upgraded from UE4 to UE5 mid-development team members at Inflexion Games reveal why they chose to upgrade to Unreal Engine 5 midway through developing <em>Nightingale</em>, and share tips, tricks, and best practices that could help you do the same with your project.GamesLumenNaniteUE5NightingaleInflexion GamesInflexion Games Technical Director of Nightingale Jacques Lebrun and Inflexion Games Environment Director Noel LukasewichWed, 25 Oct 2023 14:00:00 GMTWed, 25 Oct 2023 14:00:00 GMT Croteam's transition from in-house tech to UE5 for <em>The Talos Principle&nbsp;2</em> creators of <em>Serious Sam </em>and <em>The Talos Principle</em>, Croteam have been building games in their in-house engine for more than two decades. But everything changed when they saw the “dazzling Unreal Engine 5 demo.” The result? A complete shift to UE5 for <em>The Talos Principle 2</em>.GamesUE5CroteamThe Talos Principle 2Brian CrecenteWed, 18 Oct 2023 14:00:00 GMTWed, 18 Oct 2023 14:00:00 GMT Marketplace sale: over 2,000 products—now 50% off are all kinds of great products to choose from this month, including environments, plugins, props, characters, sounds, music, Blueprints, and more. See some of our personal favorites and explore the sale today.CommunityGamesMarketplaceArchitectureBlueprintsTue, 10 Oct 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 10 Oct 2023 14:00:00 GMT free Unreal Marketplace content—October 2023 for ways to make your games more visually stunning, immersive, and engaging? Explore October's Unreal Marketplace content, featuring free stylized natural environments, dark caves, grand coliseums, NPC optimization plugins, and more.CommunityMarketplaceGamesTue, 03 Oct 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 03 Oct 2023 14:00:00 GMT<em>Racing Master </em>brings authentic racing action and best-in-class graphics to mobile and other platforms team behind <em>Racing Master</em> talks about its commitment to recreating the realistic feel of high-end sports cars and optimizing Unreal Engine for cross-platform games on mobile and game simulator on PC.&nbsp;CommunityGamesNetEase GamesCodemastersThu, 21 Sep 2023 14:30:00 GMTThu, 21 Sep 2023 14:30:00 GMT<em>Tower of Fantasy</em> leverages Unreal Engine to bring open world action to mobile, PC, and PlayStation <em>Tower of Fantasy</em>, Hotta Studio utilized the power of Unreal Engine to bring its debut title to iOS, Android, PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.CommunityGamesTower of FantasyHotta StudioHottagamesLevel InfinitePerfect WorldMike WilliamsWed, 20 Sep 2023 18:00:00 GMTWed, 20 Sep 2023 18:00:00 GMT the scenes on <em>Blue Dot</em>: MetaHuman Animator brings stunning fidelity to cinematics film shows how MetaHuman Animator unlocks the ability for teams to create cinematics of stunning fidelity and resonance by using a creative on-set process typical of traditional filmmaking to direct and capture a performance.MetaHumanMetaHuman AnimatorDigital HumanGamesAnimationFilm & TelevisionSimulationVirtual ProductionBlue DotWed, 20 Sep 2023 14:00:00 GMTWed, 20 Sep 2023 14:00:00 GMT Odyssey Interactive launched live-service game <em>Omega Strikers </em>across mobile, console, and PC Interactive shares techniques and best practices used to release <em>Omega Strikers </em>on Android and iOS simultaneously with Console and PC.CommunityGamesLearningOdyssey InteractiveOmega StrikersOdyssey Interactive CTO Chris ShanklandTue, 19 Sep 2023 16:00:00 GMTTue, 19 Sep 2023 16:00:00 GMT<em>King Arthur: Legends Rise</em> leverages UE5 for future release on mobile and PC its work on Marvel and Disney titles, Kabam is making its own universe with <em>King Arthur: Legends Rise</em>, a cinematic RPG reimagining of the Arthurian myth.CommunityGamesKabam GamesGurobal GamesKing Arthur: Legends RiseMike WilliamsMon, 18 Sep 2023 17:00:00 GMTMon, 18 Sep 2023 17:00:00 GMT<em>Fort Solis</em> uses Unreal Engine 5.2 to deliver an immersive martian experience Epic MegaGrant Recipient was inspired by the loneliness of the pandemic and paranoia of John Carpenter’s <em>The Thing</em>.CommunityGamesFallen LeafDear VillagersFor SolisBrian CrecenteThu, 07 Sep 2023 14:00:00 GMTThu, 07 Sep 2023 14:00:00 GMT<em>Stray Gods</em> is a musical murder mystery RPG from a Bioware veteran Studios is spearheaded by David Gaider, who worked on acclaimed games such as <em>Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn</em>, <em>Dragon Age: Origins</em>, and <em>Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic</em>.GamesCommunityStray GodsSummerfall StudiosBrian CrecenteWed, 06 Sep 2023 16:00:00 GMTWed, 06 Sep 2023 16:00:00 GMT<em>Pacific Drive</em> is a run-based driving survival game with an ever changing, mysterious landscape Studios talks about the production realities of development with a small team, nailing the feel of driving survival, and how Unreal Engine helped the studio fill out its anomalous portrayal of the Pacific Northwest.CommunityGamesPacific DriveIronwood StudiosKepler InteractiveMike WilliamsTue, 05 Sep 2023 14:30:00 GMTTue, 05 Sep 2023 14:30:00 GMT free Unreal Marketplace content—September 2023 month’s free 3D asset drop includes an NPC-friendly quest editor, a Lumen-infused archviz apartment, a safe house, a melee system, and more. See what strikes your fancy inside!CommunityMarketplaceGamesTue, 05 Sep 2023 14:30:00 GMTTue, 05 Sep 2023 14:30:00 GMT Developer Roundtable: Taking AAA to indie -- how small teams are making big games our first Unreal Developer Roundtable, we invited three former devs who worked in the AAA space (David Gaider, James Tinsdale, and Alex Dracott) and talked about how they branched out to form their own indie studios.CommunityGamesArtDesignJimmy ThangMon, 04 Sep 2023 14:00:00 GMTMon, 04 Sep 2023 14:00:00 GMT high school friends used Unreal Engine 5.1 to create atmospheric retro shooter <em>Kvark</em>Pixelated, low-poly shooter <em>Kvark </em>drops players into a fictional ‘80s mining facility.CommunityGamesKvarkLatest PastPerun CreativeBoomer shooterBrian CrecenteWed, 30 Aug 2023 14:30:00 GMTWed, 30 Aug 2023 14:30:00 GMT<em>Lies of P</em> takes inspiration from Pinocchio, French history, and marries them with Soulslike combat Games and Round8 Studio explain how they took inspiration from <em>Pinocchio </em>to deliver a fierce third-person action game.CommunityGamesLies of PNEOWIZRound8 StudioMike WilliamsTue, 29 Aug 2023 16:00:00 GMTTue, 29 Aug 2023 16:00:00 GMT Marketplace Sale: over 1,700 products—now 50% off’s all kinds of great products to choose from this month. Click now to see some of our personal favorites and explore the sale today.CommunityGamesMarketplaceArchitectureBlueprintsUnreal Engine Marketplace TeamTue, 29 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 29 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMT 2023 Epic MegaJam–Register Now! time for the 2023 Epic MegaJam is almost upon us! Our next annual game jam event will kick off on September 14 at 2 PM EDT, with Unreal Editor for Fortnite (UEFN) submissions accepted for the first time ever!GamesMegaJamCommunityMon, 28 Aug 2023 20:30:00 GMTMon, 28 Aug 2023 20:30:00 GMT<em>The Plucky Squire</em> blends 2D and 3D visuals in aesthetically pleasing and mechanically interesting ways Possible Futures started when two developers who worked on Nintendo games got together.Brian CrecenteWed, 23 Aug 2023 14:30:00 GMTWed, 23 Aug 2023 14:30:00 GMT<em>Octopath Traveler II</em> builds a bigger, bolder world in its stunning HD-2D style Enix and Acquire talk about how Unreal Engine helped them revisit and expand the world of <em>Octopath Traveler </em>in this sequel.CommunityGamesOctopath Traveler IISquare EnixAcquireMike WilliamsTue, 22 Aug 2023 13:30:00 GMTTue, 22 Aug 2023 13:30:00 GMT 40 Unreal Engine-powered games highlighted during recent summer events us as we roundup all of the excellent Unreal Engine games announced during several Summer showcase events, including surprising reveals and new trailers.CommunityGamesNewsMike WililamsThu, 17 Aug 2023 16:00:00 GMTThu, 17 Aug 2023 16:00:00 GMT the three-person team behind <em>Laysara: Summit Kingdom</em> found a new spin on city-builders OK Games, the indie studio behind mountainside city builder <em>Laysara: Summit Kingdom</em>, talks about how Unreal Engine and other tools keep it ahead of the game development avalanche.CommunityFuture Friends GamesGamesLaysara: Summit KingdomQuite OK GamesEpic MegaGrantsMike WilliamsTue, 15 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 15 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMT KeelWorks moved from animation to game dev to create <em>CYGNI: All Guns Blazing</em><em>CYGNI: All Guns Blazing </em>represents an amazing journey for KeelWorks, with one founder making the transition from working at Pixar to creating a blistering shoot ‘em up experience.CommunityCYGNI: All Guns BlazingGamesKeelWorksKonami Digital EntertainmentEpic MegaGrantsMike WilliamsWed, 09 Aug 2023 16:00:00 GMTWed, 09 Aug 2023 16:00:00 GMT Avalanche worked to deliver a <em>Hogwarts </em>game with soul record-breaking <em>Hogwarts Legacy </em>is the product of a leap from in-house game dev tools to Unreal Engine.Avalanche SoftwareCommunityGamesHogwarts LegacyBrian CrecenteTue, 08 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 08 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMT short film&nbsp;<em>The Voice in the Hollow</em>&nbsp;takes real-time animation to dark places<em>The Voice in the Hollow</em> reimagines the Cain and Abel story as a fantastical African-inspired movie short created by a small team of professionals, blending real-time 3D, 2D elements, and motion capture.Film & TelevisionAnimationPerformance CaptureHalf M.T StudiosMiguel OrtegaTran MaThe Voice in the HollowGnomonThu, 03 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMTThu, 03 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMT Engine powers stylish stellar mystery <em>The Invincible</em><em>The Invincible </em>is the first video game adaptation of a book by prolific influential sci-fi author Stanisław Lem.Starward IndustriesThe InvincibleGamesCommunityBlueprintsMaterialsBrian CrecenteWed, 02 Aug 2023 14:30:00 GMTWed, 02 Aug 2023 14:30:00 GMT Marketplace Sale: over 1,800 products—now 50% offThere’s all kinds of great products to choose from this month. Click now to see some of our personal favorites and explore the sale today.CommunityGamesMarketplaceArchitectureBlueprintsUnreal Engine Marketplace TeamTue, 01 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 01 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMT free Unreal Marketplace content—August 2023 a fully stocked pirate ship? A modular building creator with some Italian flair? Maybe enough coral to start your own reef? Find all that and more in this month's free asset drop.CommunityGamesMarketplaceNewsTue, 01 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 01 Aug 2023 14:00:00 GMT<em>Born of Bread</em> is a <em>Paper Mario</em>-inspired RPG made entirely with Blueprints<em>Born of Bread</em> is 100 percent built through Unreal Engine’s Blueprints.Born of BreadCommunityGamesWildArts StudioEpic MegaGrantsBrian CrecenteTue, 25 Jul 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 25 Jul 2023 14:00:00 GMT Games at SIGGRAPH 2023 2023 is coming up! Register for the event and join us for sessions that explore how tools like Unreal Engine, Quixel Megascans, and Twinmotion are changing the game for film, TV, and animation.&nbsp;GamesAnimationFilm & TelevisionSIGGRAPH 2023Thu, 20 Jul 2023 15:00:00 GMTThu, 20 Jul 2023 15:00:00 GMT<em>The Devil Within: Satgat</em> is a Metroidvania with fighting game inspiration&nbsp; Games explains how it brought together the fast-paced combos of a fighting game, the vast interconnected world of a Metroidvania, and a unique mystical and cybernetic aesthetic to create <em>The Devil Within: Satgat</em>.CommunityGamesNewcore GamesThe Devil Within: SatgatEpic MegaGrantsMike WilliamsWed, 19 Jul 2023 14:00:00 GMTWed, 19 Jul 2023 14:00:00 GMT a team of nine switched to Unreal Engine to deliver visually stunning action game <em>Strayed Lights</em> an small indie team crafted the otherworldly vision for its first game.CommunityEmbersGamesEpic MegaGrantsStrayed LightsBrian CrecenteWed, 12 Jul 2023 14:00:00 GMTWed, 12 Jul 2023 14:00:00 GMT free Unreal Marketplace content—July 2023 a look at this month’s free Unreal Marketplace content, featuring a captivating bazaar, an office crafted with Brutalist architecture, a fearless goblin warrior, and more.CommunityMarketplaceGamesNewsTue, 04 Jul 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 04 Jul 2023 14:00:00 GMT Unreal Engine empowered a small team to build <em>Luna Abyss</em>’ beautiful bullet hell prison Collective talks about the manga inspiration behind <em>Luna Abyss</em>, bringing “bullet hell” into first-person, and how Unreal Engine helped them craft a vast prison players must escape from.Bonsai CollectiveCommunityGamesLuna AbyssEpic MegaGrantsMike WilliamsFri, 30 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMTFri, 30 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMT Epic’s MegaJam was the spark that ignited the creation of UE5-powered platformer <em>Boti: Byteland Overclocked</em> Engine 5’s Lumen empowered the team’s work to create stunning visuals of the colorful world inside a computer.Boti: Byteland OverclockedCommunityGamesMegaJamPurple Ray StudioBrian CrecenteThu, 29 Jun 2023 15:00:00 GMTThu, 29 Jun 2023 15:00:00 GMT<em>Two Falls</em> represents two different cultures with contrasting art styles Unreliable Narrators talks about how it collaborated with authentic sources to craft Two Falls’ engaging tale of French and Indigenous cultures meeting for the first time.CommunityGamesEpic MegaGrantsTwo FallsUnreliable NarratorsMike WilliamsWed, 28 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMTWed, 28 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMT <em>Kingdoms Reborn</em>’s game dev’s journey of discovery and city building Engine’s performance prioritization helped fuel <em>Kingdom’s Reborn</em>’s creation.CommunityGamesKingdoms RebornEarthshine GamesBrian CrecenteTue, 27 Jun 2023 13:30:00 GMTTue, 27 Jun 2023 13:30:00 GMT<em>Norse </em>is a tactical Viking game that taps into many aspects of Unreal Engine 5’s ecosystem in Norway, studio Arctic Hazard leans on its local history to develop <em>Norse</em>, a MegaGrant recipient and turn-based tactical adventure that utilizes UE5, Quixel Megascans, and MetaHumans for its lush, realistic visuals.Arctic HazardCommunityGamesGiles KristianNorseUnreal Engine 5Epic MegaGrantsMike WilliamsMon, 26 Jun 2023 14:30:00 GMTMon, 26 Jun 2023 14:30:00 GMT into Nike’s virtual sneaker hunt <em>Airphoria </em>built using UEFNWhen Nike set out to reach the next generation of gamers, the brand dreamed up a virtual sneaker hunt inspired by the iconic Nike Air Max shoe. Find out how Unreal Editor for Fortnite helped the team turn its vision into reality.GamesMore UsesFashionUEFNNikeFri, 23 Jun 2023 16:00:00 GMTFri, 23 Jun 2023 16:00:00 GMT Marketplace Sale: over 1,500 products—now 50% off’s all kinds of great products to choose from this month. Click now to see some of our personal favorites and explore the sale today.CommunityGamesMarketplaceArchitectureBlueprintsUnreal Engine Marketplace TeamTue, 20 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 20 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMT is now available for Android devices!’re pleased to announce that RealityScan is now available for Android as well as iOS devices, putting this powerful, free-to-download photogrammetry application into the hands of almost anyone with a modern smartphone or tablet.RealityScanFilm & TelevisionGamesArchitectureAutomotive & TransportationBroadcast & Live EventsAnimationMore UsesPhotogrammetryTue, 20 Jun 2023 13:00:00 GMTTue, 20 Jun 2023 13:00:00 GMT high-quality facial animation in minutes, MetaHuman Animator is now available! a facial performance for your digital human using just an iPhone and a PC and turn it into facial animation for your MetaHuman in minutes. Fast, easy, and cost-effective, MetaHuman Animator unlocks facial performance capture for all creators.&nbsp;MetaHuman AnimatorMetaHumanDigital HumanFilm & TelevisionGamesSimulationPerformance CaptureBroadcast & Live EventsAutomotive & TransportationArchitectureMore UsesAnimationFeaturesThu, 15 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMTThu, 15 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMT paper: Reducing <em>Fortnite</em>’s power consumption how we cut energy costs for players by reducing <em>Fortnite</em>’s energy consumption, and get tips, recommendations, and code examples that you can use to bring these energy savings to your own game.GamesFeaturesLearningProgrammingFortniteBen WoodhouseTue, 13 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 13 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMT<em>Layers of Fear</em> reimagines horror with Unreal Engine 5 new <em>Layers of Fear </em>recreates both original titles and all DLC in the franchise with some new twists, all recreated using Unreal Engine 5.Anshar StudiosBloober TeamCommunityGamesLayers of FearUnreal Engine 5Brian CrecenteFri, 09 Jun 2023 16:00:00 GMTFri, 09 Jun 2023 16:00:00 GMT and business join forces to create the Augmented Reality Center out how a partnership between Oakland University, the College for Creative Studies, and a coalition of industry players led to the creation of a new initiative that introduces students to cutting-edge AR technology.ARArchitectureAutomotive & TransportationDesignEducationEngineeringManufacturingMore UsesTrainingVRXREpic MegaGrantsFri, 09 Jun 2023 13:30:00 GMTFri, 09 Jun 2023 13:30:00 GMT us as we celebrate the animation community at Annecy Festival 2023’re excited to celebrate the magic of animation at Annecy Festival. Explore our schedule, come say hi to the Epic team, attend enlightening panels, and discover groundbreaking ways to enhance your real-time animation journey with Unreal Engine.AnnecyAnnecy FestivalCommunityFilm & TelevisionLearningArtStationPraxinosOMEN StudiosOzone Story TechYnputICVRThu, 08 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMTThu, 08 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMT<em>CRISIS CORE –FINAL FANTASY VII– REUNION</em> modernizes a PSP classic using Unreal Engine Enix and development partner TOSE CO., LTD. explain how they revitalized a PSP prequel with<em> CRISIS CORE –FINAL FANTASY VII– REUNION</em> and brought the updated game to a wide variety of platforms.CommunityCrisis Core Final Fantasy VII ReunionGamesSquare EnixTOSEJapan Games WeekMike WilliamsWed, 07 Jun 2023 17:00:00 GMTWed, 07 Jun 2023 17:00:00 GMT Seller Spotlight Sale: special selections, up to 70% off your game, movie, and more with assets from handpicked sellers—and then take up to 70% off while you’re doing it. Click now to see some of our favorite options inside and get a taste of what this great sale has to offer.Unreal Engine Marketplace TeamWed, 07 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMTWed, 07 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMT free Unreal Marketplace content—June 2023 interior design, shanty towns, and an interactive system starter pack—this month’s free content has plenty to pique your interest. Jump in and take a look!CommunityMarketplaceGamesNewsTue, 06 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 06 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMT Bootcamp 2023: Animation applications open now for European and Middle Eastern artists Epic Bootcamp 2023: Animation—a free course that’ll teach you the fundamentals of real-time animation in four weeks. Classes run from July 17 through August 11, 2023, so if you want in, sign up today.LearningTrainingAnimationEpic BootcampMon, 05 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMTMon, 05 Jun 2023 14:00:00 GMT MAVE: the virtual K-pop stars created with Unreal Engine and MetaHuman out how Metaverse Entertainment used MetaHuman and Unreal Engine to create a natural, believable, and charming virtual K-pop band, and in the process, produced IP content in various forms.AnimationBroadcast & Live EventsDigital HumanFilm & TelevisionMAVE:MetaHumanMetaverse EntertainmentMusicVirtual ProductionJinyoung ChoiThu, 01 Jun 2023 15:30:00 GMTThu, 01 Jun 2023 15:30:00 GMT <em>Level Zero</em>’s war-torn game development Games discusses the current challenges of developing a game in Ukraine.GamesCommunityLevel ZeroDoghowl GamesBrian CrecenteWed, 31 May 2023 16:00:00 GMTWed, 31 May 2023 16:00:00 GMT builders: Recreating the original vision for Habitat 67 with an Unreal Engine and RealityCapture Sample Project Safdie's original vision for Habitat 67 has been recreated virtually, so anyone can explore one of the most important buildings of the 20th century in a new sample project. Find out how Neoscape, Epic, Safdie Architects, and others did it today.ArchitectureDatasmithDesignFeaturesHabitat 67NeoscapeUnreal Engine 5RealityCaptureSafdie ArchitectsTue, 30 May 2023 14:30:00 GMTTue, 30 May 2023 14:30:00 GMT Engine 5.2 brings native support for Apple Silicon and other developments for macOS with Unreal Engine 5.2, the Unreal Editor for macOS is built and distributed as a universal binary, providing native support for past-generation Intel-based and current-generation Apple Silicon-based Macs in a single package. This tech blog will explain what that means for you.Apple SiliconmacOSUnreal Engine 5.2NaniteFeaturesGamesFilm & TelevisionArchitectureSimulationBroadcast & Live EventsAutomotive & TransportationMore UsesMichael Prinke, Technical Writer and Zack Neyland, Lead Platform ProgrammerTue, 30 May 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 30 May 2023 14:00:00 GMT the Virtual Production Visualization Guide to learn visualization in Unreal Engine? Explore the new Virtual Production Visualization Guide—a step-by-step look at how to master this innovative filmmaking process that encompasses previs, pitchvis, techvis, stuntvis, and postvis.Film & TelevisionAnimationBroadcast & Live EventsPrevisVirtual ProductionVirtual SetsVisualizationMagnopusPerformance CaptureVirtual CameraMon, 22 May 2023 16:00:00 GMTMon, 22 May 2023 16:00:00 GMT<em>DRAGON QUEST TREASURES</em> is an charming RPG offshoot about the excitement of treasure hunting Enix and TOSE talk about bringing the spirit of treasure hunting to life in <em>DRAGON QUEST TREASURES</em>, a new entry in the historic RPG franchise.CommunityDragon Quest TreasuresGamesSquare EnixTOSEJapan Games WeekMike WilliamsMon, 22 May 2023 14:30:00 GMTMon, 22 May 2023 14:30:00 GMT sensation Jackson Wang embraces virtual production for superpowered music video a cinematic post-apocalyptic cityscape to complex levitation effects and fire-breathing dance routines, virtual production and old-fashioned filmmaking techniques took the music video for Jackson Wang’s single <em>Cruel </em>to new heights.Film & TelevisionMore UsesMusicVirtual ProductionICVFXThu, 18 May 2023 14:00:00 GMTThu, 18 May 2023 14:00:00 GMT<em>Everspace 2</em> delivers a handcrafted universe brimming with space combat Games crafted more than 100 hand-crafted locations for <em>Everspace 2</em> with the help of Unreal Engine .CommunityGamesEverspace 2ROCKFISH GamesBrian CrecenteWed, 17 May 2023 16:00:00 GMTWed, 17 May 2023 16:00:00 GMT production reaches new levels across the entire M&amp;E industry a couple of years ago, virtual production was—for the most part—only for those intrepid filmmakers and creators living right on the bleeding edge. Today, it’s taking the industry by storm. This month, we’re sharing a host of new content, resources, and events. Join us!Virtual ProductionFilm & TelevisionBroadcast & Live EventsAnimationICVFXVisualizationPrevisTue, 16 May 2023 13:30:00 GMTTue, 16 May 2023 13:30:00 GMT<em>Unreal Challenge: Spellar Performance</em>—winners announced! latest Unreal Challenge invited the community to demonstrate their skillset surrounding VFX in Unreal Engine. We received so many fantastic, beautifully inspired, and creative short entries. Here are the winners!Unreal ChallengeSpellar PerformanceCommunityMon, 15 May 2023 18:00:00 GMTMon, 15 May 2023 18:00:00 GMT Engine 5.2 is now available! release further expands UE5's groundbreaking toolset as it continues to deliver on the promise of making Unreal Engine the most open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool in the world. Find out what’s new.&nbsp;Unreal Engine 5.2FeaturesGamesFilm & TelevisionArchitectureSimulationBroadcast & Live EventsAutomotive & TransportationMore UsesVirtual ProductionThu, 11 May 2023 14:30:00 GMTThu, 11 May 2023 14:30:00 GMT Fest 2023 announced—speaker submissions now open! Fest returns to New Orleans from October 3 to 5, 2023! We’re looking for speakers to showcase the inspirational work they’re doing using Unreal Engine or other Epic tools. If you’ve got something to share with the community, we want to hear from you.CommunityEventsNewsUnreal FestGamesFilm & TelevisionArchitectureAutomotive & TransportationSimulationBroadcast & Live EventsMore UsesUnreal Fest 2023Thu, 11 May 2023 12:30:00 GMTThu, 11 May 2023 12:30:00 GMT<em>The Lord of the Rings: Gollum</em> reimagines Tolkien’s Middle-Earth&nbsp;<em>The Lord of the Rings: Gollum</em> returns to Tolkien’s Middle-Earth to expand upon the adventures of the twisted Hobbit. Daedalic Entertainment explains how it turned to Unreal Engine to craft a new vision of the beloved fantasy landscape.BlueprintsDaedalic EntertainmentThe Lord of the Rings: GollumMike WilliamsTue, 09 May 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 09 May 2023 14:00:00 GMT now for Unreal Fellowship: Animation for Unreal Fellowship: Animation are now open. Continue your path to real-time animation success with other like-minded, experienced professionals in this engaging virtual course.AnimationFilm & TelevisionLearningTrainingUnreal FellowshipWed, 03 May 2023 18:00:00 GMTWed, 03 May 2023 18:00:00 GMT<em>Redfall </em>brings Arkane Austin’s immersive sim DNA to a compelling, co-op open world Arkane Austin explains how it approached bringing the immersive sim gameplay and narrative worldbuilding of its previous games to Redfall, an all-new co-op FPS.Arkane AustinBethesda SoftworksRedfallMike WilliamsTue, 02 May 2023 18:00:00 GMTTue, 02 May 2023 18:00:00 GMT free Unreal Marketplace content—May 2023 month’s free Unreal Marketplace content can help you create detailed Viking villages, provide spooky scares in a Victorian mansion, and add features like a photo mode, portals, and more. See what May has to offer!GamesMarketplaceTue, 02 May 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 02 May 2023 14:00:00 GMT Marketplace Sale: over 15,000 products—now up to 70% offOne of our biggest sales of the year is going down in May, which means tons of great products, just waiting to help move your project forward. Click now to see some of our personal favorites and explore the sale today.CommunityGamesMarketplaceArchitectureBlueprintsUnreal Engine Marketplace TeamTue, 02 May 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 02 May 2023 14:00:00 GMT couture and sci-fi merge in new fashion short, <em>Neon Rapture</em> Tim Richardson’s short film, <em>Neon Rapture</em>, takes Iris van Herpen’s futuristic fashion line into a stunning virtual world, blurring the line between couture and cinema. Learn how Unreal Engine helped them do it inside.PrevisMocapRemote CollaborationFashionWed, 26 Apr 2023 15:00:00 GMTWed, 26 Apr 2023 15:00:00 GMT the Unreal Fellowship: Worldbuilding sizzle reel the unique worlds industry professionals created in only three weeks, as they explored the core principles of real-time production design and real-time worldbuilding.Unreal FellowshipWorld buildingDatasmithFeaturesTrainingQuixelWed, 26 Apr 2023 14:00:00 GMTWed, 26 Apr 2023 14:00:00 GMT;Fest Gold&nbsp;Coast&nbsp;2023 Fest is heading down under for the first time ever! Join us on the Gold Coast for two action-packed days of skills development, Epic dev support, networking…and an Unreal Fest Party. Get your ticket today!Wed, 26 Apr 2023 00:00:00 GMTWed, 26 Apr 2023 00:00:00 GMT<em>GigaBash </em>is a colossal kaiju clash paying homage to Godzilla and Ultraman team at Passion Republic Games talk about being inspired by classic tokusatsu films, designing their own unique kaiju, and getting to work with Godzilla.&nbsp;CommunityGamesGigaBashPassion Republic GamesEpic MegaGrantsMike WilliamsThu, 20 Apr 2023 15:00:00 GMTThu, 20 Apr 2023 15:00:00 GMT hits the FIFA World Cup: exploring one of broadcast's best-kept secrets the Unreal Engine tools and techniques KéexFrame used to create a broadcast cinematic uniquely customized for live coverage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.Broadcast & Live EventsFIFA World CupNVIDIARay TracingWorld CupFIFAThu, 13 Apr 2023 13:30:00 GMTThu, 13 Apr 2023 13:30:00 GMT Epic Games at NAB 2023 30 companies are showing off Unreal Engine-driven tech and services at NAB 2023. See who’ll be at the show inside.CommunityXRARVirtual SetsBroadcast & Live EventsNAB 2023Wed, 12 Apr 2023 14:00:00 GMTWed, 12 Apr 2023 14:00:00 GMT Marketplace Sale preview: over 1,500 products—up to 70% off dangerous ninja girls to lushly vibrant pirate islands, there's a multitude of wonderful products to choose from this month. See some of our favorites in the April marketplace sale today.CommunityGamesMarketplaceArchitectureBlueprintsUnreal Engine Marketplace TeamTue, 11 Apr 2023 14:00:00 GMTTue, 11 Apr 2023 14:00:00 GMT Games talks about designing and developing the superhero tactical experience of <em>Marvel’s Midnight Suns</em> Games, the studio behind the <em>XCOM </em>franchise, dives into the supernatural side of the Marvel Universe in this super-powered tactical strategy game. Find out how they flipped the formula.CommunityGamesMarvel's Midnight SunsFiraxis GamesTake-Two Interactive SoftwareMike WilliamsWed, 05 Apr 2023 15:00:00 GMTWed, 05 Apr 2023 15:00:00 GMT