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  1. DooKey

    Steam introduces feature to combat Borderlands review bombings, Gearbox CEO responds to situation

    Seems like a lot of people are review bombing Borderlands on Steam. As a result the Steam folks have added a filter to get rid of OT posts. The snake pitchford responds and doubles down on his Epic choice. It appears the controversy has made at least one person involved in the Borderlands...
  2. Zarathustra[H]

    Epic Claims Exclusives Strategy Success after Metro Exodus Outsells Last Light at Launch

    This one is a few days old, but bears mentioning. At the 2019 Games Developer Conference Steve Allison, head of the Epic Games Store made the bold claim that the Epic store and their policy of pursuing exclusives was a resounding success, pointing to the fact that Metro Exodus had sold more...
  3. FrgMstr

    Console Plebs Not Allowed to Play with Keyboard and Mouse Gamers in Fortnite

    We have seen this before. Microsoft made it a reality for console players and PC players to share the same game-space for a very short period of time. Then it learned that the PC players using keyboard and mouse wiped the floor with the console plebs, although the company never came right out...
  4. DooKey

    Epic gives Unreal Asset Creators a Raise and Backpay

    Epic is giving Unreal asset creators on their Unreal Engine Marketplace a nice raise and backpay effective to the creation of the Marketplace in 2014. Thanks to the success of Fortnite they have decided to only take a 12 percent cut of any assets sold and the remaining 88 percent is going to the...
  5. R

    Fortnite 2018-2019 Competitive Season Announced

    Last month we wrote about how Epic Games is providing $100,000,000 to fund prize pools for Fortnite competitions, and today we finally get more details. The money will be split between many events at different levels of play worldwide, culminating in the Fortnite World Cup in late 2019. Fortnite...
  6. R

    Epic Games and 3Lateral Introduce Digital Andy Serkis

    More news from the Game Developers Conference. Using 3Lateral's Meta Human Framework and Unreal Engine real-time rendering, Epic games brings us a digital Andy Serkis. The data was generated using a series of HFR images of Andy Serkis from multiple angles, the 3 Lateral's process did various...
  7. R

    Epic Games Demonstrates Real-Time Ray Tracing

    Continuing the theme from the Game Developers Conference this year, Epic Games in collaboration with ILMxLAB and NVIDIA are showing off real-time ray tracing in the Unreal 4 engine. The demo is powered by NVIDIA's RTX technology for Volta GPUs, which itself is powered by Microsoft's DirectX Ray...
  8. DooKey

    Epic Releases Postmortem of Weekend Fortnite Service Outages

    Epic had lots of problems over the past weekend with service outages because their hit game Fortnite once again hit a new peak of 3.4M players. As a result of these issues they decided to step up and tell the community what they think went wrong and what they are going to do to prevent this...
  9. R

    Fortnite: Battle Royal Shooting Test Now Live

    Epic Games has announced they are starting a limited time mode called "Shooting Test #1" in Fornite: Battle Royale. The game mode is for testing first shot-accuracy. Weapons will now have first-shot accuracy, indicated by a red glow on the reticle, and is applied when standing still, aiming, and...
  10. Q

    Fortnite July 25, 2017 from Epic

    https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/home https://www.engadget.com/2017/06/08/epic-fortnite-consoles-steam-july-25th Multiplatform. Any intel, interest, feedback on pre-release Early Access versions...
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