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If you still have the capacity to be surprised by learning that Unreal Engine 3 now runs on a new thing, prepare to be surprised. Unreal Engine 3 now runs on both Windows 8 and Windows RT, Epic has announced. It's not exactly shocking that Epic's workhorse engine is on Windows 8, though the news is...

August 29th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Rejoice, Linux users. You can now run the Epic Citadel app using Google's Chrome browser – specifically, the Chrome 21 release with built-in support for Stage 3D hardware acceleration can. Up until now it's been impossible to run Unreal Engine 3 on Linux because Adobe had stopped supporting i...

August 27th 2012 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Silicon Knights has laid off a "a small number of people" following its $4.5 million loss to Epic Games' countersuit claims.Silicon Knights first sued Epic Games in 2007, claiming unsatisfactory support of Epic's Unreal Engine 3, which led to what Silicon Knights said forced it to build its own eng...

June 11th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Epic is broadening Unreal Engine 3's stereoscopic 3D capabilities, with RealD technology now available to any users in Epic's paid licensing program and to users of the Unreal Development Kit, the free version of the Unreal Engine 3 toolkit. The RealD update is included in today's May 2012 UDK Beta...

May 14th 2012 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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What do War Thunder, World of Warplanes, Leonardo da Vinci, and Tribes: Ascend have in common? Not a whole lot aside from their respective appearances in this week's edition of The Firing Line. Won't you join me after the cut for a rundown on some recent and notable online shooter news? If you'r...

May 11th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Epic believes that the next round of home consoles will have to be "bleeding edge" if the likes of Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo want to stay relevant in the video game market. Speaking to CVG, Epic VP Mark Rein noted that the publisher is "pushing" console makers to use the best possible hardware....

March 12th 2012 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Unreal Engine 3 is one of (if not the most) prolific gaming technologies in existence right now, powering everything from Mortal Kombat and Asura's Wrath to Gears of War 3 and Batman: Arkham City. If you're one of the many developers that depend on Epic's engine, the upcoming 2012 Game Developers C...

February 27th 2012 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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As much as I'd like to feel sorry for the decimation of Cybertron, home of my childhood heroes, developer High Moon studios left me craving even more destruction with Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.Transformers: Fall of Cybertron takes place during the final hours of a civil war that eventually de...

February 24th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Square Enix is hiring for its new Unreal Engine 3-based game, and revealing a bit of information about the project in the process. Most importantly, the hub for the "New Action RPG" jobs features the above artwork, which we don't actually think is Chakan: The Forever Man, even though it totally l...

December 1st 2011 at 2:40pm 0 Comments