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It's still going to be a little while before "real" news shakes out, but some details were recently revealed in Famitsu (via Andriasang) about one of Square Enix's upcoming Unreal Engine games. The project will be an original (meaning not Final Fantasy nor Dragon Quest) action RPG under the direc...

November 29th 2011 at 6:33pm 0 Comments
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Square Enix has licensed Unreal Engine 3 for use in the development of "multiple games." Our first instinct is to assume those projects will come out of the western, "Eidos" side of Square Enix, but the announcement notes that Epic Games Japan is working with Square Enix on the agreement, suggest...

November 17th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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There's a new fantasy MMO in town, and it goes by the name of Bless (for now, at least). And actually, when we say "in town," we mean in Korea, where Neowiz has partnered with Epic Games Korea to develop the former's first Unreal 3-powered MMORPG. MMODen has the press release as well as the game...

October 18th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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CyberConnect2 has movie-making experience from working on a CG .hack movie, and it's that experience -- including motion capture expertise -- that drew Namco Bandai to the developer for Soulcalibur V. "I was approached by Namco almost two years ago," CEO and Naruto cosplayer Hiroshi Matsuyama tol...

October 18th 2011 at 2:50pm 0 Comments
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While everyone else was watching Apple talk about games on the iPhone, Adobe and Epic had a different cat to let out of its bag: Unreal Engine 3 support for the web-based Flash Player 11. During Adobe's annual ADOBE MAX conference, Adobe and Epic demonstrated a version of Unreal Tournament 3 runn...

October 4th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Remember Command & Conquer: Renegade, the first-person shooter set in the C&C universe that came out back in 2002? One group of fans apparently remembers it so fondly that they're remaking the title as a game called Renegade X, going so far as to not only recreate settings and levels fro...

October 4th 2011 at 10:58am 0 Comments
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A scant four years after announcing Gears of War and Unreal Tournament 3 were coming to Mac OS X, Epic has finally renewed its enthusiasm for the Mac with the announcement of native Unreal Engine 3 support, courtesy of the free-to-use Unreal Development Kit. "Every UDK game's potential user base...

September 19th 2011 at 11:50pm 0 Comments
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Astronaut: Moon, Mars, and Beyond has taken several small steps over the course of its short lifetime, but can it make one giant leap to a full-fledged release product? It's off to a decent start, judging by its Kickstarter fundraising tally. The devs have issued a press release proclaiming the...

August 30th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Just when Astronaut: Moon, Mars, and Beyond was about to be written off as vaporware, NASA has popped back on the scene to announce some commercial backing for the project from developers Project Whitecard, Wisdom Tools, and Virtual Heroes. According to the first announcement over two years ago,...

August 23rd 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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This isn't the first, second, or even third time that Mario's iconic Mushroom Kingdom has been translated into first person, but it is the first time anyone has ever associated the words "killing spree" and "goomba."

July 30th 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Epic Games is showing off its gardening skills with a new in-game landscape screenshot, and the plants in it look so real it's like, unreal, guys. Because the name of the engine is also ... forget it. Epic's Unreal Engine 3 produced the picture, which was tweeted by PR manager Dana Cowley. Cowle...

July 1st 2011 at 9:30pm 0 Comments