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  1. DWolvin

    MetaHuman Creator: High-Fidelity Digital Humans Made Easy

    Stumbled upon this a few moments ago- I can't wait for it to be the basis for character creation in-game! Creating convincing digital humans has traditionally been hard, slow, and expensive. With MetaHuman Creator, the time to create a unique digital human of the highest quality, complete with...
  2. S

    Arstechnica: The Mandalorian was shot on a holodeck-esque set with Unreal Engine, video shows

    This is pretty freaky stuff. I know most modern movies/TV shows are heavy on the CGI department, but I just assumed lots of green screens. But what they are doing is creating something like a Giant Holodeck, and using Unreal engine to create the environments, and then display them on the...
  3. cageymaru

    Epic Games Presents the "Chaos" Physics and Destruction System Demo

    Epic Games has released footage of its new "Chaos" high-performance physics and destruction system real-time tech demo. The demo highlights some of the new destruction effects that are coming to Unreal Engine 4.23. This particular demo is set within the Robo Recall world and features a chase...
  4. cageymaru

    Epic Games Announces More Exclusives and Features

    At its "State of Unreal" session at GDC 2019, Epic Games announced multiple new games coming to the Epic Games store. Some of the new exclusives include The Outer Worlds, Control, Industries of Titan, Beyond: Two Souls, Detroit: Become Human, Heavy Rain and many more titles. Humble Bundle has...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Obsidian Employee is Remaking Star Wars Dark Forces

    Jason Lewis, a professional senior environment artist at Obsidian, is reportedly porting the environments of Star Wars Dark Forces to Unreal Engine 4 as a passion project. While port looks significantly better than the 1995 FPS, to say the last, it doesn't feature any shootable enemies yet. If...
  6. cageymaru

    Mimicking RTX Global Illumination with Traditional Graphics Techniques

    Gamers Nexus created a demonstration that illustrates the positives and negatives of RTX usage by utilizing the DXR implementation in Unreal Engine. They create environments using traditional graphics techniques that fake RTX global illumination and then recreate them using the accuracy of...
  7. cageymaru

    EPIC Games Announces Its Cross-Platform Online Services Roadmap for 2019

    Epic Games has announced its plans to implement free cross-platform online services into Unreal Engine and Unity. Over time these services will be free for all developers to mix and match with other solutions, and will be open to all engines, all platforms, and all stores. Epic Games has...
  8. cageymaru

    The Epic Games Store Is Now Live

    Yesterday we reported that Epic Games was launching its own game store that would only take a 12% cut of sales compared to the 30% that the Steam Store takes. Today I'm happy to report that the Epic Games Store is now live. From December 14th to December 27th the game Subnautica will be free and...
  9. cageymaru

    Samurai Shodown Tokyo Game Show Trailer

    Samurai Spirits is known in the West as Samurai Shodown and today SNK released a new trailer for the fighting game. I have my fingers crossed that this game is released on PC as I am a huge fan of the original arcade games. I found some HD screenshots of the Unreal Engine 4 game over here...
  10. cageymaru

    Fornite on Android Forgoes the Google Play Store for Increased Revenue

    Tim Sweeney has finally confirmed that Fortnite on the Android platform will forgo the Google Play store in favor of a direct sales approach. Mr. Sweeney explains that Android is an open platform and having multiple sources for software will benefit consumers in the long run. He also says that...
  11. cageymaru

    Unreal Engine 4.20 Released With Magic Leap Support

    Epic Games has announced the release of Unreal Engine 4.20. The release has a plethora new features but one that stood out to me was the new Niagara Visual Effects Editor that is ultimately going to replace Unreal Cascade. Niagara allows for more control by artists unlike the current system of...
  12. DooKey

    Half-Life 2 Looks Great in Unreal Engine 4

    If you want to see what Half-Life 2 looks like in a modern gaming engine then you came to the right place. Vergil from YouTube has imported the meshes and textures from Half-Life 2 into the Unreal Engine 4 and recreated the first map. All I can say is it looks pretty dang good and a total...
  13. FrgMstr

    Unreal Engine and Vulkan Better Suited for AMD

    Why hardly a deep dive into exactly why, it is interesting to see an Unreal Engine developer state on their forums that AMD is better suited to run Vulkan rendering commands than NVIDIA. On AMD we are faster than D3D11, once the slides from my GDC talk are out you can see the numbers. Means...
  14. cageymaru

    Epic Wants Architects to Use Unreal Engine as a Design Tool

    Epic is ready to unleash their Unreal Engine upon the architectural design community. Using visual tools, architects can convey ideas to customers by showing them the exact structures that they envisioned. When VR is added to the mix, customers can stand in the middle of a structure and see...
  15. cageymaru

    NASA Uses UE4 to Create Mixed Reality Training Modules to Simulate ISS

    NASA is using Unreal Engine 4 to power an International Space Station simulator in mixed reality to train new astronauts. New habitats, maintenance procedures, and even more engineering of the station can all be simulated within the software. This type of training can save lives as the...
  16. cageymaru

    Unreal Engine 4.15 is Released

    Unreal Engine 4.15 has been officially released. This iteration of Unreal Engine has many new features which are showcased by support for the Nintendo Switch. Unreal Engine 4.15 has added physically based default post processing settings. This adds better bloom settings, more film-like color...
  17. FrgMstr

    AMD & NVIDIA GPU VR Performance: Valve's Robot Repair @ [H]

    AMD & NVIDIA GPU VR Performance: Valve's Robot Repair - Robot Repair is a mini-game that you can download for free from Steam to use with your HTC Vive VR system. It is highly likely that anyone using a new HTC Vive will play the mini-games inside Valve's The Lab. This is a Source 2 engine...
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