Epic Games Founder to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC

Organizers of the 17th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the premier accolades for peer recognition celebrating the industry’s top games, studios and developers, will recognize Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of ZZT, Unreal and Unreal Engine, with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Sweeney will be honored at the Game Developers Choice AwardsContinue reading “Epic Games Founder to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC”

Unreal Dev Grants From Epic Games

Epic Games announced a new round of Unreal Dev Grants today July 4, 2016. Totaling at $80,000 these grants will support six new outstanding Unreal Engine 4 projects and initiatives. Launched in February of 2015, the Unreal Dev Grants is a $5 million fund created as a no-strings-attached financial aid for developer assistance. Today EpicContinue reading “Unreal Dev Grants From Epic Games”

Epic Change For Epic Games

Change is in the air for Epic Games. Current and former members of the studio report that fans should expect more titles like Paragon and Fortnite, as opposed to expensive campaign driven games like Gears of War that made Epic Games famous. “The economics of those games forces developers to work with major publishers toContinue reading “Epic Change For Epic Games”