Hours after the announcement was leaked, Namco Bandai has confirmed it: Tekken 7 is a thing. And it even has a teaser trailer for it. But while old time fans of the Tekken series have panned, if not maligned, recent entries in the franchise, Tekken 7 is a tad interesting, if only for a technical consideration that Namco has revealed as well.
The surprisingly little-known series known as Space Hulk is back with a vengeance, this time taking on the world with Unreal Engine 4. Everything we’ve seen with the UE4 stamp of approval on its back thus far has looked fantastic, and Space Hulk: Deathwing is no exception to the rule.
The very first Unreal Tournament gameplay demonstration has been released today with super tiny screens. This game’s 2014 edition had development begin on May 8th, 2014, and here less than a month later we’ve got an Alpha build ready to roll.
The game development environment Unreal Engine 4 has been ushered in with its first-ever implementation on Android. The game is known as Tappy Chicken, and it’s essentially a clone of Flappy Bird - with a chicken. This game was created by an artist by the name of Shane Caudle and is being shared by Epic Games to show how extremely easy Unreal Engine 4 makes developing games, even for someone who has never developed a game before.
There’s a game out there right now being developed at the same time as Unreal Tournament 2014. It goes by the name Open Tournament, and it’s a completely community-made new-age version of the original Unreal Tournament, built in Unreal Engine 4. This game looks very, very basic, but has a LOT of potential - but its creators might just skip the rest given today’s news.
This week the folks at Epic Games have unveiled the next generation of Unreal Tournament - a new Unreal Tournament game entirely. This game is being detailed this afternoon with David Spalinski, Unreal Tournament Lead Level Designer; Steve Polge, Unreal Tournament Senior Programmer / Project Lead; and Stacey "Flak" Conley, Unreal Tournament Community Manager. This game will be developed with Unreal Engine 4 technology, top to bottom.
This week the folks behind Unreal Engine 4 have made clear their very real and live intent to take on the console universe. Both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One have been added to Unreal Engine 4’s software suite, allowing console games for the next wave to take part in this engine’s graphics greatness.
This week it was announced that NVIDIA will be working closely with Unreal Engine 4 to make full use of the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Z. This next-generation graphics processing card takes what was with the GeForce GTX Titan and the Titan Black, and ramps the whole works up once again. This GPU was introduced at NVIDIA’s annual GPU Technology Conference and Unreal Engine 4 will be manning the demoes, so to speak.
If you have been a PC gamer long enough to remember when the Unreal Engine powered games of the same name, you may have some fond memories of fragging noobs in Unreal Tournament. I know I do, I played the heck out of that game back in the day. Some rumors had been swirling that Unreal Tournament might be making a comeback.