Fox Sports’ new virtual studio runs on Unreal Engine

It's no secret that Epic Games has enabled a number of gaming studios to create more-realistic visuals with its Unreal game engine. Since its debut in 1998, powering the first-person shooter Unreal, the technology has evolved to power hundreds of gam...

With ‘Siren,’ Unreal Engine blurs the line between CGI and reality

Epic Games has been obsessed with real-time motion capture for years, but the company is now trying to take its experiments with the technology one step further. Enter "Siren," a digital personality that it created alongside a few prominent firms in...

Microsoft Research helped ‘Gears of War 4’ sound so good

Popping in and out of cover has been a hallmark of the Gears of War franchise since the first game came out in 2006. It hasn't changed much because it didn't need to. What's always been an issue though is how thin the game sounds -- a shortcoming of...

JJ Abrams is working on a game with the makers of ‘Infinity Blade’

JJ Abrams' attempt to conquer the gaming world isn't just limited to a partnership with Valve. His Bad Robot studio is teaming up with Infinity Blade creator ChAIR on Spyjinx, an espionage game hitting both PCs and phones in 2016. The two are sayin...

New Unreal Tournament Will Be Free, Crowd-Sourced and could have Oculus Rift Support


True to their tease, Epic Games is beginning development on a brand new Unreal Tournament today. The game will be free co-developed by Epic and their community. “Let’s do something radical and make...

Bethesda Should License Skyrim For Professional Mods


When you watch the developer diary for Skywind, the fan-led effort to mod The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind into the more modern Skyrim Engine, you start to realize something: this is no ordinary mod....