Alan Smithee

Majority of Unreal Engine 4 Games are New IP say Epic

Majority of Unreal Engine 4 Games are New IP say Epic

The gaming companies that have signed on to license the amazing Unreal Engine 4 from Epic Games are mostly working on new IP (Intellectual Properties) rather than grinding out sequels according to European territory manager for Epic, Mike Gamble. In an interview with Edge, he stated that the ratio of sequels to new IP is […]

 Alan Smithee

Microsoft Acquires Gears of War from Epic Games

Microsoft Acquires Gears of War from Epic Games

I was hoping to stave off buying an Xbox One for quite some time (who knows maybe indefinitely) but there was an announcement regarding the future rights of the Gears of War series being owned by Microsoft. That one announcement moved me closer to wanting one over a PlayStation 4 than anything I have read […]

 Alan Smithee

Infinity Blade III Announced

Infinity Blade III Announced

“Lens flare that would make J.J. Abrams proud.”

 Alan Smithee

Infinity Blade Series Boasts $30 Million in Sales

Infinity Blade Series Boasts $30 Million in Sales

The Epic / ChAIR hit for the iOS platform, and easily one of the best looking series of games on the platform, has come out with a staggering number tied to sales of the games…and that number is $30,000,000. Not too shabby if you ask me.

 Alan Smithee

Infinity Blade II – Teaser Trailer

Infinity Blade II – Teaser Trailer

I still play Chair’s Infinity Blade on a near daily basis, even after owning it for nearly a year…it’s that fucking good.

 Ryan Wilson

Unreal Engine 4 is Still At Least a Few Years Off

Unreal Engine 4 is Still At Least a Few Years Off

Back in 2009, I reported that Epic Games would not be releasing its successor to the heavily used Unreal Engine 3 until a loose timeframe of “2012 to 2018”, supposedly to let technology catch up and evolve to a point where a new engine is necessary. Now, according to an interview with Epic Games CEO […]

 Alan Smithee

Gears of War 3 – Campaign Trailer

Gears of War 3 – Campaign Trailer

Man, talk about the number one game that I need to own this year. When the game hits the stores in September from Epic Games, I might just get myself in trouble with the missus.

 

Semi-New Review: Shadow Complex

Semi-New Review: Shadow Complex

Mix 2 cups Metroid, 1 cup Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, 2 tbsp Metal Gear, sprinkle in a dash of Orson Scott Card. Cook at 375 til modern and golden. Garnish with awesome.

 

Epic Games knows Gears of War 3’s multiplayer needs to be perfect

Epic Games knows Gears of War 3’s multiplayer needs to be perfect

Cliff Blenszinski is determined to make the multiplayer experience in Gears of War 3 a memorable experience. He just wants to make sure it’s memorable for actually working instead of being memorable for being completely broken.

 

Check out Unreal Engine 3 in action

Check out Unreal Engine 3 in action

Epic showed off their new technology at the GDC 2011 in a pretty impressive way.

 

Here are your dates for the Gears of War 3 beta

Here are your dates for the Gears of War 3 beta

The Gears of War 3 beta will coming next month. Bulletstorm players will get in a week earlier than others and Epic included some great unlockables as well.

 Ryan Wilson

Who Wants Toast?: Gears of War 3 Dated

Who Wants Toast?: Gears of War 3 Dated

Dust off your ridiculous chainsaw-grafted Lancers, because Gears of War is back!

 Alan Smithee

Gears of War 3 Screenshots Give us Anya in Action

Gears of War 3 Screenshots Give us Anya in Action

In anticipation of Gears of War 3 coming out this year (much later this year), the wonderful people at Epic Games have shared a few new screengrabs of the game in-action. It’s looking pretty damned sexy if you ask me.

 

Crysis 2 and Bulletstorm demos now available on Xbox Live

Crysis 2 and Bulletstorm demos now available on Xbox Live

Just wanted to remind all of you fine folks out there that two shooty games have new demos up on Xbox Live today. Go try them out, or don’t… doesn’t matter much to me either way. I am personally going to be all over the Crysis 2 demo because I don’t have a nice PC […]

 Alan Smithee

Bulletstorm’s Diorama Commercial

Bulletstorm’s Diorama Commercial

I’m almost certain to pick up Bulletstorm now that I’ve seen this video. The humor that went into making an awesome parody like this is worth a reward of purchasing.