Introducing the Big Data VR Challenge

The Wellcome Trust and Epic Games Launch the Big Data VR Challenge

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Bringing the world of video games together with the business of biomedical and humanities research is what the Big Data VR Challenge is designed to facilitate. The Challenge is a joint initiative from the Wellcome Trust and Epic Games, and today marks the call for participation. Any team with an interest in creating immersive VR experiences can register their interest to take part in the Challenge by sending an email to BigDataVR@bastion.co.uk. Applications to participate will close at midnight GMT on Tuesday, March 31.

Epic Games and Nexon Sign Unreal Engine 4 Licensing  Agreement for Upcoming Games

Epic Games and Nexon Sign Unreal Engine 4 Licensing Agreement for Upcoming Games

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CARY, N.C. AND SEOUL, March 20, 2015 – Epic Games, Inc. has licensed Unreal Engine 4 to NEXON Korea Corporation through a long-term deal that grants the leading game publisher and developer to utilize Epic’s latest technology and tools for upcoming PC and mobile projects. Nexon secured its most recent Unreal Engine license through Epic Games Korea.

Epic Kicks Off GDC with More News

Epic Kicks Off GDC with More News

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It’s only Wednesday and GDC ‘15 has already been incredibly exciting for game developers worldwide. This morning, Epic Games shared its vision for the future, announcing a series of high-end projects that help redefine the possibilities of games, VR, animation, and visualization. Here’s a quick run-down of everything Tim Sweeney shared this morning during the “State of Unreal” presentation.

Capcom and Epic Join Forces for Street Fighter® V

Capcom and Epic Join Forces for Street Fighter® V

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Capcom recently gave the world the first look at Street Fighter® V. Coming exclusively to PS4 and PC, and providing cross-platform play that will unite fans into a centralized player base, the upcoming title is poised to take the fighting game franchise in an all-new direction. Capcom and Epic Games revealed today that the new Street Fighter® is being built upon Unreal Engine 4, our very latest game engine technology. Read more here!

Hazelight Studios Builds New Game With Unreal Engine 4

Hazelight Studios Builds New Game With UE4

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Hazelight Studios, who recently announced the formation of their studio and publishing partnership with EA, today revealed that their upcoming game is being built using Unreal Engine 4. Hazelight is made up of the core team behind the innovative and critically acclaimed Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons, developed with Unreal Engine 3, and the team recently created a buzz when it revealed a teaser for their brand new game at The Game Awards on December 5.