Epic Games News

News: Unreal Engine Maker Can't Wait for PS4K

Unreal Engine Maker Can't Wait for PS4K

Neo glee-o

The sentiment here at Push Square Towers, in general, is that we're really excited for the PlayStation 4K – or Neo, as it's codenamed. For us, it represents a new console launch which is always fun, but it's also going to be thrilling to see exactly how Sony positions it – and how it's received by the general public. Plus, shiny new...

News: Shadow Complex Remastered Finally Fires onto PS4 Next Month

Shadow Complex Remastered Finally Fires onto PS4 Next Month

The second best game starring Nolan North in May

Shadow Complex, the age-old Xbox 360 exclusive, will finally make its PlayStation 4 debut on 3rd May – in remastered form. For those who aren't familiar with the original, this Chair Entertainment developed Metroidvania was a huge hit on Xbox Live Arcade, and widely regarded as one of the best games...

News: PS4 MOBA Paragon Promises No Pay-to-Win Microtransactions

PS4 MOBA Paragon Promises No Pay-to-Win Microtransactions

Early access begins this month

It should be expected, but it's nice to hear all the same: upcoming PlayStation 4 console exclusive MOBA Paragon promises that it won't have any pay-to-win elements. Its playable heroes will be free, and if you do decide to splash some cash, you'll only be able to purchase purely cosmetic items that have no bearing...

News: Paragon Brings Big Beats and Bad Ass Heroes to PS4

Paragon Brings Big Beats and Bad Ass Heroes to PS4

A MOBA for normal people

Well, those Twitch metrics were always going to mean that MOBAs would make a dash to consoles eventually, eh? Paragon, the Unreal Engine 4 take by Epic Games, is trying to be a little different, though, pitching itself as a MOBA that non-crazy people can enjoy. In fact, the developer's trying to avoid the word MOBA...

News: You Can Now Make Your Own PS4 Games for Free with Unreal Engine 4

You Can Now Make Your Own PS4 Games for Free with Unreal Engine 4

Open the floodgates

Epic Games' game creation suite Unreal Engine was enormously successful in the previous generation, but it's found its grip on the industry loosening of late. With the uber-popular Unity providing a gateway for fledgling developers, and most big publishers like EA Games, Konami, and Capcom building proprietary technology, the...

News: PS4's Free-to-Play Policies Could See Fortnite Building a Base on Console Yet

PS4's Free-to-Play Policies Could See Fortnite Building a Base on Console Yet

Fortifying a future

Sony is not afraid to support free-to-play games, as evidenced by the roster of complimentary content currently available on the PlayStation 4’s storefront. And that change means that Epic Games is now pondering whether to bring its building affair Fortnite to the format in the future – even if it remains a PC exclusive for...

Rumour: Gears of War Creator Plotting Something Epic for PS4

Gears of War Creator Plotting Something Epic for PS4

Burning brighter than a Fenix

Gears of War creator Epic Games could be planning a title for the PlayStation 4 – at least, that's the insinuation from a couple of co-founder Mark Rein’s personal Tweets over the past few days. The company – which is also behind the Unreal Engine – has associated itself closely with Sony’s next generation...

E3 2013: Sorry, Gears of War: Redux Is Not Coming to PS4

Sorry, Gears of War: Redux Is Not Coming to PS4

Epic squashes rumour

While there’s a small chance that a future instalment in the Gears of War franchise could come to the PlayStation 4, developer Epic Games has ruled out a rumour that’s doing the rounds right now. Chatting with IGN, the company said that the supposed Gears of War: Redux logo pictured – which hints at a PS4 release – is...

News: Epic: We'd Love to Do a Bulletstorm Sequel

Epic: We'd Love to Do a Bulletstorm Sequel

Nothing to announce yet

A sequel to last year’s adventurous first-person shooter Bulletstorm was in the works at one point, Epic Games’ Mike Capps has announced. Sadly, the follow-up was canned when the company found a project that was considered to be a “better fit” for original developer People Can Fly. What could possibly be better than...

News: Epic Games to Demo Unreal Engine 4 at GDC

Epic Games to Demo Unreal Engine 4 at GDC

Behind closed doors

Epic Games has committed to showing off the next-gen version of its Unreal Engine 4 middleware technology at next week’s Game Developers Conference. Sadly, the presentation will be limited to “select licensees, partners and prospective customers” bound by strict NDAs. In short: we won’t be getting a glimpse at the new...

News: Unreal Engine 4 Already Running on Next-Gen Consoles

Unreal Engine 4 Already Running on Next-Gen Consoles

Pretty graphics

Epic Games’ outspoken gaffer, Mark Rein, dropped an unexpected bombshell during his speech at the DICE summit overnight. The executive – who oversees the Unreal Engine – said that the latest version of the middleware software was already functional on “systems can’t name yet”. Juicy, huh? It makes sense; Epic is usually...

News: Brand New Epic IP 'Radically Different', A 'Departure' For The Studio

Brand New Epic IP 'Radically Different', A 'Departure' For The Studio

Epic Games is a name more commonly associated with Microsoft

While the studio has released games on PlayStation 3, its Gears Of War series remains the developer's bread and butter. But the US based outfit has promised that its next IP will be "radically different" from the hurl-inducing machoness of its previous endeavours, and an all together "departure" for the studio..